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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-25-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
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Re: Window raiser stem extender source

I've taken a drill just big enough to fit between the splines and drilled out the bottom of the handle a bit so it would stay attached to n the stem. Still had to lose the spring behind the trim...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-31-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: fordomatic fluid

My sister was a chemist at a small oil company that supplied different type lubricants to shops and manufacturers in the metro Detroit area. She received a call one time that a cutting oil they...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-20-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1955 ford fairlane town sedan radiator issue.

You have an early air cooled transmission. Look for an air scoop on the right lower side of the transmission near the convertor housing.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Odometer reset

I bought a 79 Ranchero around 1995 in Al. and it didn't come with a title. Bill of sale only. When I went to the SOS in MI. I had no trouble registering it with just the bill of sale. The person...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-11-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: putting pinion back

I recall when I first started my old man showing me the "timing marks" as he called them on a 9in ring and pinion set we were replacing. Marks were a line on the pinion and a mark on the ring gear...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-21-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,238
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1966 Thunderbird 390 4V

Had a 56 Meteor CV back in the day in the same color combination like the Vicky shown there. Had to sell it when I got drafted in '69. It's at the top of the list of "cars I wish I still had".
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-09-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: How to lift a Y block

FWIW. Ford supplied dealers with a lifting device back in the day. Basically it had a claw type attachment for each side, attached to 2 short chains to a flat bar you hooked to a chain fall or cherry...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-28-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: engine degreasing/fuel pump Q

Ran across a post on the Hamb about using Easy Off oven cleaner for degreasing an engine. Gave it a try and it worked great on a 302 I was bringing back to life. Works like regular spray degreasers....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: KULTULZ - info on breaker plate

I had one of those DynaFlight dual point breaker plates on my 57 Ford. I mounted the condenser on one of the vacuum advance screws. Worked fine. I ran it until I converted the ignition system to a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-18-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1983 Mercury Capri--

My sister has a 2004 Mustang Gt and had her exhaust replaced with a Boria system when it rusted through. A bit louder than the stock system but it sounds good. She's no spring chicken and told me...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,761
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 57 PS valve removal

I used a ball joint press kit from Oriely's to r&r the suspension bushings on my 61.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-31-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: ABS warning light

You always have to first approach a repair diagnosis with the KISS principle. Keep It Simple Stupid. Many people see a warning light on in one of the newer computer controlled vehicles and their hair...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Abbreviations/Jargon

I agree. Some of them seem like they're just making up a name for a part.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-16-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: NASCAR 1957 Ford

FWIW. There were aftermarket breaker plates you could buy that converted your 57 distributor to dual points. Had one in my 57 until I switch it all to DuraSpark.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-02-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Changing Intakes and Carb

The fast idle works just fine on my carb. You can install that piece without disconnecting anything on the choke. That's how the original piece was made. I don't know what the guy was thinking on the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-01-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Changing Intakes and Carb

Here's a couple pics of my mechanical secondary. The piece is about 2 1/2 in long and an inch wide. The large hole in the front hooks on the plastic stud on the end of the primary throttle shaft. The...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-01-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Changing Intakes and Carb

Back in the day the aftermarket used to sell a kit to convert your 4100 from vacuum to mechanical secondaries. It was just a metal piece that you installed on the choke side of the carb. It worked...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-20-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Mid 50s F-100 parts

I live about 20 miles from there and have stopped there a few times though I don't own a mid 50 F100. Place isn't much to look at from the outside but they have a big well organized parts department...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-09-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Brake lights swapping when signaling - 61 Galaxie

Yes that's it. Not a hard job to replace. Mine wouldn't sit completely flat, I had to grind a small bump in the the housing first.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-08-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: Brake lights swapping when signaling - 61 Galaxie

My 61 Starliner had turn signal problems from the day I picked it up. The only problem it showed was no r side brake light. Turn signal worked. Right away I knew it was the switch. Checking the...
Forum: Late V8 10-30-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1960 Ford SW (2fer)

Price change 7500$
Forum: Late V8 10-16-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1960 Ford SW (2fer)

Price adjustment. 8000. Offers. Gettin' too old to finish these.
Forum: Late V8 10-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1960 Ford SW (2fer)

Offers. Chance to pickup (2)2dr. Wagons.
Forum: Late V8 09-25-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By LOWRIDER
Re: 1960 Ford SW (2fer)

Price lowered 8500$
Forum: Late V8 09-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By LOWRIDER
1960 Ford SW (2fer)

I've got this listed over on the Hamb also. Selling 2 1960 Ford 2dr Station Wagons. 1st one is a 60 Ford Courier (sedan delivery). Solid car with the only rot I see is a spot on the L quarter panel...
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