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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-01-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Interchange? for 1957 3 speed>to full synchromesh?

Thanks for the replys!
Sounds like*there is no newer model 3 speed year with full synch. I can just bolt up,to were the 57 Ford 3 speed is.!
Or am I reading replys wrong ?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-28-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Interchange? for 1957 3 speed>to full synchromesh?

I like my y-block 292 v8 just find,even put up with the tranny OK,but have thought about trying for a synchro first a number of times.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-28-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question Interchange? for 1957 3 speed>to full synchromesh?

Standard shift 3 speed with out first gear synchromesh*,can it be replaced EZ?
=with out needing= new drive shaft/bell housing/new rear cross member n mount?? With a full synch. 3 ??from? n #.
Or...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks for all the help !
So very likely a 1956 292. That's good for me,that's what I was hoping for,but didn't really know an nether did the seller, I got it,as the asking cost was with in my take...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

OK,got intake cleaned off enough to see what looks likes ECZ 9425-A
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,block after some cleaning is a redish color under the crap.
Turnout the yellow I thought I saw was part of dirt.
I'm going to try cleaning small 4bbl intake some to find #s.
Be back later
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,
Did some cleaning,very nasty,but kind of fun too clean off an find info. So valve covers kind of clean now,an look black painted with block letting painted on}clean looks more red letters...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,,I'll try cleaning enough to hunt block #,will repost those later,she's a bit old nasty right now.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Small base 4bbl intake,carb missing,with ,dual EX,n vac dis. with one vac can n no cic adv.,autotran but tran is not there gone.trying to fig size an year with out ripping it apart if it can be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Engine color and road draft tube

I have parts from 5 "Y"s all the RD Tubes are black on these. I'm still looking for one with a good 292 crank
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-31-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 1956 Thunderbird brake question

With out power brakes; To mod is balance thing !! Bore size vs pedal arm;How long is the arm. Making more PSI go to wheel,can be done two ways,other then just adding both feet;
As the piston...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-19-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon V8 Dual Exhaust Tail Pipes

I've had a few wagons ,although I like the design,looks wise of the bumper EX port. It's a love hate thing from rust of bumper to EX leaking back in.
So have redone on each wagon I had ,so EX tips...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-16-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,903
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: oil with out zink,no don't,used zink

I use Valvoline VR1 ,it is among other things made for flat tappet cam engines.:D
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: Dual Point conversion kit

Fact is,I've always been able to make points get me home, and I'm too cheep to want a stock pile of new type junk in the trunk, do to the new plastic box replacement,when it fails,it's total dead...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-08-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Dual Point conversion kit

Thanks, that's set up I was hunting Dmsfrr . That info will help the hunt greatly.
miker98038,sounds like your idea of duel point is mixed up with dual coil,there are some dual coil set ups. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question Dual Point conversion kit

Many years ago,there were kits=was a plate for dual points you would put in a Ford dis. that was only one set,too make it two. I see a few Mallory old ones,but I remember one that used 2 reg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,325
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Adding castor to the axle

Much of the time,wonder is not caster*,but sloopy things,like steering box adjustment,or play in other parts. Sometimes it is mods done wrong for lower look or tire rim combo that dose not...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

We all like a follow up after a thing is found an repaired ;;;
Now has 50* cold idel, WOW
It was the mechanical oil gage; Had gone bad/but with out leaking**<all those I had ever seen before**,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-12-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

miker98038,I'll try it,cool idea
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

Thanks Kultulz, Yup thats my pump.
Size's space in pump checks out. I'm shocked they don't show inter 4 tip wear too outer ring.
Wounder who the art guy was that must of had a foggy photo to do his...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-11-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

Good idea,;; OK,did it,that was simple an fast to do,car is high up on my jackstands anyway. Thanks,it's still good ,and it still has the .062 washer I added too spring in cap end long ago for tiny...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

I'm checking all things that will lower psi oil. I use a mec.oil gage{not elc.) and it is not leaking. The pump should be EZ,so have taken it apart,I'm getting a feeler gage reading of .0045 in....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,110
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 12 volt or 6 volt starter

Read this hole thing today,an want out an looked at one of my Y-Block Starters that is on my worktable. I was thinking before looking at it,I'd find some # or markings of some type. Well,the one I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-20-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Paxton and McCullough Superchargers

I had to rebuilt one my self back in 1968, looking at in side rotor drive the balls and center spool had gone bad,outter races were good. They were ware pitted{ not smooth or shiny any more}. Back...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: chrome paint bumper

After clean and smooth,a kind of OK temp fix is with some of the chrome tape{ made for kickpanels or other added dec.} Come's in 2in wide an even up to 4in. rolls. Yes the edge shows,but if put on...
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