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  1. Walston
    08-01-2014 05:18 PM - permalink
    Walston
    PCV: I used the top of the draft tube and a rubber grommet to make a place to put a PCV. I then added a oil fill cap that was vented. Works good, I don't have any good pictures handy. Here is a good article with some set ups and pictures: Y-block PCV | The H.A.M.B.
  2. Walston
    08-01-2014 05:07 PM - permalink
    Walston
    The mufflers are round Smithy from Summitt Racing: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/pt...FSdk7AodyhAAQw

    From the ram horns to the muffler I made a pattern with copper tubing and took it to a muffler shop and they bent me 2 pieces. They also had the ends and gaskets for connecting to the ram horns. I went behind the axle. It is a little tight on the driver side with the steering box, etc. I did not connect them together but I plan to at some point, it makes the engine more balanced. After the mufflers I put a short pipe and dumped them towards the ground under the bed before the rear axle.

    I removed the drop tube and converted to a PCV valve and took vacuum off the intake manifold. I will look for some pictures.
  3. Walston
    03-01-2014 08:23 AM - permalink
    Walston
    From 1954 - 1956 the Y-block engines were painted yellow. Finding documentation for colors from 1957-1960 has been very difficult, in fact I gave up. Some have said that different manufacturing sites painted them different colors. You may check with the guys on the Y-block forum (they have there own section of FTE) maybe they have some new information. Sorry I couldn't help much, good luck.
  4. FJones8668
    02-25-2013 05:56 PM - permalink
    FJones8668
    If you mean the wiring diagram, google 1959 ford wiring diagram and look in images. it will be in the top 5. They are big enough to print. Otherwise you can look on ebay for laminated color versions.

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  • About jamhh
    Biography
    Just a country boy with big dreams over Great Grand Dads truck
    Location
    Drumheller Alberta Canada
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    AB
    Country of Residence
    CA
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-100
    Year
    1959
    Current Mileage
    100,000 - 124,999
    Miles per year
    Rather not say

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