The Jalopy Journal
In my 1954 F-100 going from a C-6 to a 4R70W trans with 302 and a Explorer rear any problems I will have with my C-4--C-6 trans mount used now or...
My 1954 Rest-O-Rod F-100 is a Ford in a Ford-- was a 11 month build
Had a big street rod show this weekend near home Thurs-- Sunday. Was a GOOD test for the NEW truck build and it passed with flying colors correct...
------------------------ Driver beater truck is done-- Road ready --------------------------------------
Done good test drive with all NEW correct standard water pump, correct fan heat sensor and NEW Spal electric fan. Fan went ON at 210 degrees and...
With all this rain in the NE PA. I am finally able to get it out tomorrow Thursday for a good test drive--
DID NOT BUY THE WATER PUMP FROM CFV or IT WOULD OF BEEN CORRECT
All front parts bought from
CVF Racing-- cvfracing.com
GREAT people and they know there Fords---
All back together finished up, ready for TEST drive--
Got entire front pulley set-up off to replace water pump--- the pump that the vendor sent me was a REVERSE rotation instead of...
What I am going to do and replace
Got correct QUALITY clockwise water pump-- replace the GMB one that might be REVERSE blades
If I put a mech fan or Flex fan will not be center of RAD will be more TOWARDS BOTTOM OF RADIATOR
To answer Pist-n-Broke--- YES--I had a very NICE original radiator, fan, shroud with the running Y-block came with the truck--gave it all away...
If I remove fan and shroud I can install a flex fan if that would be the problem
I do not have room for mech. fan and shroud --I tried that first on the build--I did not want to go a electric fan
Fan is a puller
Fan relay goes on at 200 off at 185-- went up to 240 DEGREES with fan on
180 degree thermostat
fan 2500 CFM
NEW build- 1...
Anyone have a set-up like this installed and how does it work-- my set-up like this does not do anything good at all--wants to over heat-- have AC...
Thanks for all your advise--- So that is the way it is wired to PULL in--- with my fan relay goes on at 200 degrees and off at 185 degrees--Thanks
Electric fan direction on my set-up got condenser front of Aluminum radiator and electric fan behind radiator on engine side --should it bring...
Doing a 1954 Ford F-100 ready for wheels , got 1997 Explorer rear installed, from face of rotor to side of bed is 5 " and from side of bed to...
Thanks for the HELP I purchased it from Auto City Classic see how it goes------
Where to buy windshield for my 1954 Ford F-100 ( in east coast area)-- no local shop knows where-- Thanks
Here is mine I put the correct trans cross member in --Have Must II front suspension--kept the original front member in the one near firewall for...
A Friend got a 1952 Ford F-1 that is CHOPPED and needs info where to get power window set-up and get side window weather strip kit complete, ( NO...
Installing 1954 F-100 parking light assembly wiring from bulb does it go down thru gravel pan or up thru grill into headlight bucket area------ Thanks
Got a Ford 302 - 325 HP--roller cam, 4 barrel carb , going 2 1/2" exhaust what is the best mufflers to use for deep throat hot rod sound-- Thanks
Thanks for all your help and advise--
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