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by papawfalcon
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Were to get Extractor(header) flange?
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Were to get Extractor(header) flange?

Ok so maybe if there is a gasket available in USA. i could have one made for the gasket?
by papawfalcon
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Were to get Extractor(header) flange?
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Were to get Extractor(header) flange?

Is there some place in United State to get a flange for Extractor(header). I want to put dual exhaust on my x-flow. Or are they made at all. Thanks Ken.
by papawfalcon
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: 144-250 "Small Block" Six Performance
Topic: 250 with carter 2 brl air cleaner?
Replies: 3
Views: 498

250 with carter 2 brl air cleaner?

I just bought a 1963 Ranchero with a 250 and a carter 2 brl carb . It has a cold air intake That I really do not like and previous owner says a regular air cleaner is too tall. I would like something that looks more period correct. Chrome is ok but cold air is to new for me . THANKS!!!
by papawfalcon
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Tempature gague placement?
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: Tempature gague placement?

I don't know how to post pics. As standing in front of the car on the right side of the head and around the corner with the thermostate.Thanks.
by papawfalcon
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Tempature gague placement?
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Tempature gague placement?

I have a 1975 X-Flow in my 1962 Ranchero. I am very familiar with a 144-170-200 US 6 cyl. Is the tempature sending unit at the back of the head. the same as X-flow? I was thinking about installing an aftermarket tematue gague in the front of the engine by the thermostat housing where the vacume port...
by papawfalcon
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: New wiring no headlight switch?
Replies: 1
Views: 922

New wiring no headlight switch?

I am in the process of putting aftermarket wiring in my Ranchero. What I would like to do is eliminate the headlight switch and run the headlights off of the ignition switch so on with ignition like new cars? Can this be done my headlight wiring has relay?Thanks!
by papawfalcon
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 2005 16'' Mustang wheels on 1962 Ranchero?
Replies: 2
Views: 1032

Re: 2005 16'' Mustang wheels on 1962 Ranchero?

I bought 1'' spacers and the rims fit! Tire still a little big rubs on inner fender so 215 or225 would work better. Love these rims!!!
by papawfalcon
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 2005 16'' Mustang wheels on 1962 Ranchero?
Replies: 2
Views: 1032

2005 16'' Mustang wheels on 1962 Ranchero?

Is there anybody running 2005 16'' Mustang wheels? I have a '62 Ranchero with a '63 1/2 8in rear end. The tires on the wheels are 235/55/16. Yes they are to big. I fit them under the car (as best as I could). The tire hit on the leaf spring. But from what I could tell I think I only need a 1/2 in sp...
by papawfalcon
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow with ADO?
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

Re: X-flow with ADO?

So I need the SBF adapter and crank adapter? and what flywheel do I use. The one for the ADO?
by papawfalcon
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow with ADO?
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

X-flow with ADO?

I have a 1962 Ranchero with a x-flow (automatic) and I want to put a ADO from a USA 1986 mustang 302 is this posible and any complicatios?
by papawfalcon
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Anything can be made to fit?
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: Anything can be made to fit?

Well nice thought while it lasted Thanks!
by papawfalcon
Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Anything can be made to fit?
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Anything can be made to fit?

Can a 1965 Mustang full gague cluster fit in my '62 Ranchero . The wiring is not a problem.I just don't kow if it is to long or if the mount holes line up.
by papawfalcon
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

Re: X-flow distrubitor

CODE#? on the distrubitor?
by papawfalcon
Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

Re: X-flow distrubitor

This is what I got MSD Blaster2 PN 8202 primary .7 ohms secondary 4.5 ohms
by papawfalcon
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

Re: X-flow distrubitor

wow .now I am having a hard time trying to find a match in the usa. Is this me or is there an easy way or there is a range for the primary and secondqry resistance?
by papawfalcon
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

Re: X-flow distrubitor

My heads is a C-1 and the distributer has two wire 1 red one green comming from it. Now I am worried about the coil. If the one I have works with this dist.?
by papawfalcon
Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

Re: X-flow distrubitor

THANKS, I just found this. I will hane to check it out!
by papawfalcon
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: aftermarket wheel?
Replies: 3
Views: 1205

Re: aftermarket wheel?

Yesb I was looking for aluminum wheels. I had a set of 4 lug ultras that are on my son Falcon. They had a cover similar to the ones on the top of the page you linked to. I have seen some aftermarket one but not may. Am I the odd ball old man?
by papawfalcon
Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: aftermarket wheel?
Replies: 3
Views: 1205

aftermarket wheel?

I have Ranger wheels on my Ranchero and hoping to upgrade. I don't know alot about wheel technoligy . Is there a term when looking for wheels where the lug nut are not exposed. Center cap that covers the lug nuts?
by papawfalcon
Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: X-flow distrubitor
Replies: 12
Views: 3606

X-flow distrubitor

I have a 1975 x-flow in my '62 Ranchero. On the original wiring it has a pink resistor wire for the ignition to the coil. I have no orignal wiring and trying to wire the ignition. I do not know if I need the pink resistor wire my undersanding is this is for point distrubitor.Thanks for help,Ken.
by papawfalcon
Tue Aug 16, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Fusable link?
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Re: Fusable link?

Actually I have no origanal wiring to use.Last year I bought a wiring harness(fuse box and wires). So to save money I bought a Falcon ignition plug and I have a wiring dighram for the falcon. I may not know a lot about Falcon wiring but over the last 40 year it is the only wires and dighram I KINDA ...
by papawfalcon
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Fusable link?
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Resistor wire

Ok, I went to the auto parts stores and this resistor wire with shipping is $50 plus two place said there is no universal to soulder conections to only pre-made.I was told by one man to buy a resistor coil that would be about $25. WOW all this for maybe 2 foot of wire. There has got to be a better w...
by papawfalcon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Fusable link?
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Re: Fusable link?

Ok it is the pink resistor wire on my '62 Ranchero I was talking about.(in to big of a hurry this morning ).This pink wire goes from ignition switch to firewall and then changes and goes to the coil and solinoid.
by papawfalcon
Mon Aug 15, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Fusable link?
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Fusable link?

I was going to replace the complete wiring on my Ranchero, but! So I bought a new ignition plug and will rewire.The question I have is the fusible link from the ignition switch to the coil? Can this be wired with a fuse or ? if not what size wire, is it gauged like regular wire? Do I need it my moto...
by papawfalcon
Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Universal wiring kit questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 1322

Re: Universal wiring kit questions?

The last on I bought had an extra hot wire for the ignition wiring and because I had no place to hook it up it would not work.
by papawfalcon
Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Universal wiring kit questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 1322

Universal wiring kit questions?

I want to buy a universal wiring kit for my '62 Ranchero. I want to use my ignition switch and light switch. I tried this 5 or 6 years ago and never got it to work. Does anyone know how to wire a Falcon ignition and light switch to a universal wiring kit. I know the problem is the wiring is setup fo...
by papawfalcon
Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: How to replace lug studs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1132

Re: How to replace lug studs?

Thanks so much. I used a file to get that area around the stud that the factory. Then they came out using a big{OLD} socket on the backside and pressed them out in my vice. Almost easy. Thanks again.
by papawfalcon
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: How to replace lug studs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1132

Re: How to replace lug studs?

Yes drum comes off the hub. Thanks Ken.
by papawfalcon
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: How to replace lug studs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1132

How to replace lug studs?

I need to replace my front lug studs on my '62 Ranchero.I beat on them and then looks like there is some kind of ring that is stoping it from comming off. I'm afraid of breaking my drum? Any ides? Thanks Ken.
by papawfalcon
Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Wheel adaper problems?
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Wheel adaper problems?

I decied to buy wheel adapter for the front of my '62 Ranchero. i have a '63 8 inch rear end. The problem is to bolt the adapters to the hub the adapters have recessed holes for 3 of the 4 lugs.The recessed holes require special short nut that has a narrowed walled 17mm socket. the nuts are 12mm x 1...
by papawfalcon
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: falcon front bumper?
Replies: 3
Views: 1352

Re: falcon front bumper?

I know th bumpers are different. and the front clip. I have own Falcons for 40 year but never tried to swap some parts. I thought if the valance was changed? But now that I think of it the '62-'63 has more of a peak on the front it probabley would look strange not different. Thanks for helping my th...
by papawfalcon
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: falcon front bumper?
Replies: 3
Views: 1352

falcon front bumper?

oWill a 1961 falcon front bumper fit on a 1962. My local craigslist has a 1961 front bumper and brackets for
$100. One small dent. With price of bumpers I though it might work for a year or two. And save mony?
by papawfalcon
Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Automatic Trans fluid?
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Re: Automatic Trans fluid?

Thank you!!!
by papawfalcon
Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Automatic Trans fluid?
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Automatic Trans fluid?

I have a 1975 x-flow with automatic. This might be a silly question ,but is it a C-4 and use Ford fluid like it's from usa?
by papawfalcon
Wed May 04, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Ranger rims a 1963 Falcon?
Replies: 1
Views: 676

Re: Ranger rims a 1963 Falcon?

Well I got a grinding stone for my drill and made the center hole in my rims bigger using my adapter as a guide. It does not need much off. The problem is the stone filles up with the aluminum real quick.I got two done (almost). I hope the ones for the back will work as is. will try a rim on the bac...
by papawfalcon
Mon May 02, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: Ranger rims a 1963 Falcon?
Replies: 1
Views: 676

Ranger rims a 1963 Falcon?

I bought four 14x6 12 0ffset Ranger aluminum rims.I tried to put them on my adapters that I am using on the front of my 1962 Ranchero.the center hole on the rim is slightly smaller. And that means the center on my adapter plates are to big. there is more material on the rim than the adapters. Any su...
by papawfalcon
Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: leaf spring install chalanges?
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: leaf spring install chalanges?

The springs were ok till I jackedup the rearend to get the rearend high enough to get the tire on.
by papawfalcon
Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: leaf spring install chalanges?
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

leaf spring install chalanges?

After not working on my Ranchero for a while I discovered that the shock pates were installed on the wrong side.UGH! So I took the plates off and installed them on the right sides. So then installed the shocks. this was all good untill I had to raise the rearend to put the tires on.The rear shackles...
by papawfalcon
Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

Ok so what gives us Falcon(Ranchero)guys a betterway to know if a rim fits. The back spacing or 0 offset?
by papawfalcon
Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

Drat! More looking. But appriciate the help! These were going to only be temporary unroll I got my Granada disc on. I was also thinking about going from 5 lug on rear to 4 lug. They don't make adapters that way. Just want all 5 lug or all 4 lug. THANKS!
by papawfalcon
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

Ok the rims I am looking at are.15 x6 with. 3.625 bs. Or. 15x7 with 4 bs . will either of these work?THANKS!
by papawfalcon
Tue Apr 19, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

Thanks for making it simple.
by papawfalcon
Tue Apr 19, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

I already have 15" 5 lug on the back and then all 4 rims will be 15 inch. So I don't want the ones on the front to rub the a-arm. Thanks.
by papawfalcon
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Topic: 1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

1962 Ranchero 15 " rim?

After a lot of over thought and mind confusion. I deceided to order 2- 15" rims for the front of my Ranchero. Now after to much reading. What rim width and backspacing? Then tires ?? 195 /75 ? The fronts are 4 lug.
by papawfalcon
Tue Apr 12, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: MustangII 8.8 rear end in a '62 Ranchero?
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: MustangII 8.8 rear end in a '62 Ranchero?

Well from what I got a 1975 Mustang II width is 57 inches.And a 1963 Falcon(Ranchero) is 56.5 inches. So. That is 1/2 inch difference. And if you put to big tires under a '63 they rub. So maybe with a mini tub. Thanks for reading.
by papawfalcon
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: MustangII 8.8 rear end in a '62 Ranchero?
Replies: 2
Views: 917

MustangII 8.8 rear end in a '62 Ranchero?

I am thinking about putting a Mustang II rear end in my Ranchero. The. 4 lug YES I know it has a bolt payer of 4 1/4. I also have a set of 4 lug hubs that have been redrilled for 4 1/4. How much wider is the 8.8? What I would like to achieve is be able to use newer Ford wheels from Ford car that hav...
by papawfalcon
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1962 Falcon spindal specs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1241

Re: 1962 Falcon spindal specs?

No I got this crazy old man idea that maybe a newer spindle would have the same length and diameter as the six cylinder Falcon and maybe us six cylinder guys could do a bearing swap and maybe use a 5 lug disk cheaper than the kits or a complete steering swap. Yes I have Granada spindals but just thi...
by papawfalcon
Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Steering and Suspension
Topic: 1962 Falcon spindal specs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1241

1962 Falcon spindal specs?

Is there someplace on the internet where there is a picture of a 1962 Falcon spindle with the length and diameter?
by papawfalcon
Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Wiring diagrams for one wire voltage regulator?
Replies: 3
Views: 2059

Re: Wiring diagrams for one wire voltage regulator?

What I was thinking about was the voltage regulator that bolts on the back of the alternator Like the one that Ron at Falcon parts com sells. Thought it might be a better way to clean up the wiring mess I have for my alternator THANKS!
by papawfalcon
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Electrical, Audio, and Electronics
Topic: Wiring diagrams for one wire voltage regulator?
Replies: 3
Views: 2059

Wiring diagrams for one wire voltage regulator?

I am thinking about using a voltage regulator that bolts on the back of the alternator on my '62 to clean up the wiring. I know there is instructions . But is there a wiring diagram some place for this to double check , I only want to do it one more time and no fires! Thanks!

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