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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-20-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Paint Code AKS 1956 Ford Fairlane

Hi dmsfrr!

I must have an incorrect source for color.

It lists K as a brown
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-20-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Pod on Dash, R&I in place?

Kultulz
I'm away from where the info is stored. Will post late? Next week.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-20-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Jwawhite
Paint Code AKS 1956 Ford Fairlane

Having an issue with different sorces about confirming the
above paint code.

A Raven Black
K either Red or Brown
S. I don't know.

On two tone paint, how does one know which color where on...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-18-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Pod on Dash, R&I in place?

Thank you for the replies, Miker good info on other wire businesses.
Regret for the confusion, I meant Fuel Injection.
I'd like to install a stand alone harness for the FI but I'd need to install...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-14-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Pod on Dash, R&I in place?

Hi Paul.

I bought a plasticized colored (is this pc?) wiring diagram which I'll use when I straighten out the wiring.
It's a bit problematic in that there are two harnesses, the stock one and the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-11-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Pod on Dash, R&I in place?

Hello Paul, I sent you a message earlier.

I have a photo of the rear of the POD and I do see mounting studs. Appears to be nuts holding the POD to the dash. The clips you mention are for the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-11-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jwawhite
Pod on Dash, R&I in place?

Is it possible to remove and install the pod while dash is in car? Have you done this?

I need to straighten wires ......
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-30-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: 55 ford station wagon lift gate striker plate

pool isn't this what you're looking for?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: 55 ford station wagon lift gate striker plate

Shop around some charge a lot of money for their parts and "handling".
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Strng Bx-Drg Lnk-Stud Cntrl Valve Slack

Thanks for the input guys

dmsff I found the idler arm with a bad bushing and also loose. I paid to have new pressed in and torqued down the assy to specs.

Another thought crossing my mind is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: 55 ford station wagon lift gate striker plate

The part number may be: B5A-5943102-C

If it is what I'm thinking, I sometimes see them on Ebay...
...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-24-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Strng Bx-Drg Lnk-Stud Cntrl Valve Slack

HI 54 Vicky
The Steering box is fine, the Drag Link and Steering Stem are "one".

The Shop Manual has directions, if I remember the nut tightened firm and backed off quarter of turn... the valve...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-24-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: xmas wishes

And the same to everyone
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-24-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Strng Bx-Drg Lnk-Stud Cntrl Valve Slack

Thanks for replies.

OK will have the engine running this time and check to ascertain if the movement, as described above, stays the same.

This is a "what if". As it stands now, there is a lot...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: 55/56 Ford front bumper license plate holder

My Front Plate was mounted directly....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Jwawhite
Strng Bx-Drg Lnk-Stud Cntrl Valve Slack

The steering wheel has considerable slack...some say this is normal. The Drag Link to Steering Box has no slack- so Steering Box is fine.

Car up in air with driver manipulating Steering wheel the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-10-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Control Valve Partial Rebuild in Car?

It appears I may have to remove the Assy. There is a center shaft with a nut on one end that needs to be removed in order to separate the control valve sleeve. This sleeve holds the stud, cups and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-09-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Jwawhite
Control Valve Partial Rebuild in Car?

Thought my Steering Box needed adjustment but the "slop" appears to be in the area of the stud at the Control Valve.

Is it possible to rebuild this area w/o removing assembly?
Rebuild kit has new...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-18-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Jwawhite
Cork Gasket on Fuel Level Sender

I'm about to install the correct Fuel Level Sender in my tank.

My fuel gauge has never worked properly. The previous person installed an incorrect sender then installed a compensator/adjuster to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-18-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Stabilizer bar for '55 Ford

I ordered two sway bars from Mr. Glen Rissberger Quickor Garage PO Box 68011
Portland, OR 97268
A larger diameter for the front and a set up for the rear on my wagon. What an improvement!! The...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-25-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: '57 Ford Went Off the Road Killing Driver Highway 74 2 Days Ago

Agree about Daves55edan post above from reading about my wagon, Dash Padding, Steering Wheel, Seat Belts and the door Latch and Catch system.

It is sad about the life lost, my wagon came w/o belts...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-25-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Jwawhite
Change Out from Ram, Control Valve? To?

Learned Masses:

56 Wagon with 95 Ford Power Steering Pump (and 302) powering stock Control Valve and Ram.

After 6 thousand miles, the Control Valve has a massive leak and the Ram always...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: Easy way to pump gas out of gas tank

Hand pump from Harbor Freight and Jersey Cans. Hand pump needs screw clamps to stop the hoses from slipping off during pumping. Once the gas flows it keeps going w/o pumping.
Quick and easy.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-21-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Jwawhite
Wouldn't this be FUN?

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2019/12/10/the-drive-home-is-looking-for-wagons-to-join-the-cross-country-road-trip#comments

I think it will happen in 2021, that gives us a year to get our...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jwawhite
Re: 55 ford sedan fuel line

I was having trouble with my fuel line seal at the tank. I think the male protrusion just inside the female connection on the tank was defective. I finally pulled the tank and had a radiator shop...
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