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Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-05-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
Yes, I think my current unit is an original -...

Yes, I think my current unit is an original - 1/2" brown phenolic. Well used!
Thanks, Jeff
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-05-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
Dennis, I took a look at carb spacers, and man...

Dennis, I took a look at carb spacers, and man there are more choices than carburetors! With the 1403 and the B manifold, do I want the "4 hole" style or one of the other more open designs?...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-04-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
Hey Y-Blockhead, Which version are you running...

Hey Y-Blockhead,
Which version are you running on the 318 - 500 cfm? I took a quick look on Summit's website and 500 cfm seems to be the smallest.
Jeff
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
Also, one carburetor I was considering was the...

Also, one carburetor I was considering was the Edelbrock 1403 which is 500 cfm. It would be a drop in replacement for my Carter AFB in terms of throttle linkage and choke.
Still too much for my...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-03-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
Yes, to address all your comments, I seem to run...

Yes, to address all your comments, I seem to run on the rich side, and have experienced some hesitation when at speed and step on it. It feels like it is starving, yet there is all that carb up...
Forum: Y-Block V8 (239, 272, 292, 312, 317, 341, 368) 06-02-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By JeffLee
A better (newer) 4 bbl for my Y-Block

It's time to get a new carburetor for my y-Block.
I have a mildly upgraded 272 Y Block in my '54 F100. It has been balanced and rebuilt by Ted Eaton using big valve heads and a mild cam upgrade. I...
Forum: WTB - Ford Trucks & other vehicles 06-02-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By JeffLee
WTB - 1953 54 or 55 F-100 Round Radio

WANTED TO BUY -
Looking for FoMoCo round truck dash radio for 53 1954 or 1955 F series.
Any condition considered.
Don't need the power box or speaker grill - just the dash mounted radio head,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By JeffLee
Way cool idea! And with all the noise in my...

Way cool idea!
And with all the noise in my '56, I can't hear my modern radio/speakers at highway speeds!
Better get a lock on the idea... in a couple of weeks we'll be seeing wireless speakers in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By JeffLee
That is a stupid price for the E-Bay radio... ...

That is a stupid price for the E-Bay radio... $2,750! Ouch!! Considering it is missing the Chrome trim ring (the rarest part) makes it even mo stupid! (Sorry ebay guy). Here is what I have...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-29-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JeffLee
Wow guys, all great stuff! I am getting more...

Wow guys, all great stuff! I am getting more inspired...

I was looking at Midfifys catalog and see they have a 3" conversion kit that includes new U bolts, spring base plates and new weld on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JeffLee
I have the shock plates off the "71 F-100. The...

I have the shock plates off the "71 F-100. The Forum article says you need them as the 9" axle tubes are 3" in diameter vs. 2 1/2" on the Dana. I didn't see them on the original truck as they...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-29-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JeffLee
Thanks Bryan Yeah, thought about that too. I...

Thanks Bryan
Yeah, thought about that too. I have 3.92 gears in the Dana, and I think I would have to replace the whole carrier + axles to reduce the ratio.

I have a balanced and blueprinted Y...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JeffLee
Rear Axle Swap - Driveshaft & E-Brake considerations

I have located a good 9" rear end from a '71 F-100 to swap into my '54 F-100. My F-100 currently runs a stock driveline, including the original manual 4 speed, driveshaft and a Dana Spicer diff. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By JeffLee
Rear Axle Tag Help - Swapping into '54 F-100

My goal is to swap the original diff out of my '54 F-100 for a more modern FORD 9" rear with a lower gear ratio, better brakes, and easier parts availablity. I printed out a copy of an article ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-20-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By JeffLee
thanks, I will PM you! Jeff ps: Nice Merc!

thanks, I will PM you! Jeff

ps: Nice Merc!
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