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  Topic: Toploader 4 speed for 289 '65 Fairlane
glassparman

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PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:24 am   Subject: Toploader 4 speed for 289 '65 Fairlane
My current '65 Fairlane hardtop has three on the tree. I'm fixing it up for my daughter and she wants floor shift and 4 speed.

Anyone in or around SOCAL area have a good tranny for sale that is a p ...
  Topic: '65 console plate for manual trans . . .
glassparman

Replies: 1
Views: 1333

PostForum: FairlaneParts   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:16 pm   Subject: '65 console plate for manual trans . . .
Yeah, I know everyone is laughing at me now but someone somewhere must have one of these stashed that they want to part with for a reasonable price.

My '65 was column shift which was a really dumb ...
  Topic: '62 Interior stuff??
glassparman

Replies: 3
Views: 1559

PostForum: FairlaneParts   Posted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 10:39 pm   Subject: '62 Fairlane Parts
What about interchangeability? does anyone know if the door panels can switch with the '63.

Is the front and back seat upholstery interchangeable with the '63?

thanks.
Michael
  Topic: '62 Interior stuff??
glassparman

Replies: 3
Views: 1559

PostForum: FairlaneParts   Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:24 pm   Subject: '62 Interior stuff??
Why is it that Dearborn, Mac's and all the rest seem to start at '63 for seat upholstery, door panels and such?

Does anyone know of a source?

thanks in advance,
Michael
  Topic: Idler Arm Bushings
glassparman

Replies: 5
Views: 1825

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:51 pm   Subject: Idler arm bushings ...
They made a tool way back then that looked like a HUGE beefy c-clamp. It had all these rings or adapters for the different size bushings.

I just happened to mention this to a co-worker, then lo-and ...
  Topic: Custom Door panels for '62 Flane
glassparman

Replies: 2
Views: 1073

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:39 am   Subject: Custom Door panels for '62 Flane
I'm looking for ideas.

I would love to see peoples custom door panels in their Fairlanes. Something different than the stock panels Idea
  Topic: Vent Window Seal installation . . .
glassparman

Replies: 4
Views: 2713

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 9:59 am   Subject: '62 vent seal replacement . . .
I guess I just don't pay much attention anymore. I found the little bag of rivits for the trailing edge rubber. The hardest part of the job was getting the old rubber out.

I live in the Mojave dese ...
  Topic: Vent Window Seal installation . . .
glassparman

Replies: 4
Views: 2713

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 10:09 am   Subject: Vent Window Seal installation . . .
Thanks Snappy.
I did contact carpenter but they pushed me off to Autocrafters.com because that's where they get the vent seals from.

Michael
  Topic: Vent Window Seal installation . . .
glassparman

Replies: 4
Views: 2713

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Wed May 19, 2010 10:31 am   Subject: Vent Window Seal installation . . .
Has anyone ever installed the Vent window seals on a '62?

I just got them from Dennis Carpenter and there are no instructions. It looks to use rivits on the trailing edge but no rivits came with th ...
  Topic: Cutting front coil springs on '62 . . .
glassparman

Replies: 5
Views: 1985

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 8:58 am   Subject: Cutting front coil springs on '62 . . .
dapirate,
Thanks for all the good info. I might try your cutting method as i'm fairly savy at fabrication.

I'm going to print this out and post it to my forehead to make sure I follow it to the ...
  Topic: Cutting front coil springs on '62 . . .
glassparman

Replies: 5
Views: 1985

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 1:27 pm   Subject: Cutting front coil springs on '62 . . .
Has anyone cut their front coil springs? Just curious without looking, which end I can cut from.

It is hard to tell without pulling them out if they are Tangential or not.

Also, if I can cut, an ...
  Topic: Modular 4.6L and T-45 conversion . . .
glassparman

Replies: 1
Views: 1787

PostForum: Swap/Interchange Tech Information   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:57 pm   Subject: Modular 4.6L and T-45 conversion . . .
Has anyone swapped in a Modular 4.6L and T-45 in an early to mid 60's Fairlane?

I would love to do this on my '65 sports coupe that I'm working on plus I just picked up a good T-45 for almost nothi ...
  Topic: Hydraulic Clutch conversion . . .
glassparman

Replies: 12
Views: 5772

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:54 pm   Subject: Hydraulic Clutch Conversion . . .
Torino420,

Thanks for all your help. I machined up a tapered block that is 1.25 thick at the top and .25 thick at the bottom. This aluminum block sits between the master and the firewall. It set ...
  Topic: Hydraulic Clutch conversion . . .
glassparman

Replies: 12
Views: 5772

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:50 pm   Subject: Hydraulic Clutch Conversion . . .
Torino420, thanks for the help and pictures.

I'm gonna ditch work early and go home and unganeer up something else.
Gotta do it tonight 'cause driving to work in this '97 F350 4 door is not gonn ...
  Topic: Hydraulic Clutch conversion . . .
glassparman

Replies: 12
Views: 5772

PostForum: FairlaneTech   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:09 pm   Subject: Hydraulic Clutch Conversion . . .
Mine is way down alongside the steering column. My car is a '62, not sure about yours but how did you clear the Brake Master??

Michael
 
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