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Alexander
10-31-2002, 08:33 AM
Welcome to the best palce on the Internet to discuss Squarebirds - the 1958, 1959 and 1960 Thunderbirds. Don't be shy about posting. We are friendly here.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

littlebird
02-09-2003, 12:01 PM
I am looking for a picture of a white 1960 Thunderbird for my dad. He is critically ill and is on dialysis. He had a white 1960 hardtop as his first car before he was drafted to go to Vietnam. He needs the picture for his patient profile at the dialysis unit. I would greatly appreciate it if anyone could e-mail or mail me a picture for him. Thank you.
littlebird

Alexander
02-09-2003, 01:48 PM
We have pictures of white 1960 Thunderbird Hartops owned by members of this site at http://www.squarebirds.org/1960hardtop.htm . Just right click on a photo you like, and then print it or save it to your hard drive.

If you need photos that are higher resolution, just ask.

http://www.squarebirds.org/images_1960_hardtop/1960tbird_eric_jones.jpg

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

Rockin Kev
02-09-2003, 06:37 PM
There is also a nice 60 white bird for sale on ebay so you could print off some photos there too. However the scene shot with Erics bird is very nice
Kev.

Terri T Bird
09-25-2003, 04:11 PM
Hi Alex,

I remember having two towns in the city area, maybe that messed up my original registr. Anyway, I hope you're enjoying the nice weather. Next week I should be able to speak with Keith about my A/C, etc...

Thanks,
Terri Russell:)

Alexander
09-25-2003, 04:38 PM
Terri,

Welcome to the board. I am hoping to get my new rebuilt engine for my 1960 Golde Top this week. I hope to get it back on the road soon. I know the A/C works on that one.

Please visit and post on this board often.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

re_run1
09-25-2003, 08:06 PM
Hi Alex

The engine from my 60 Golde top is being rebuilt now and I should have that back next week. While I had it out I cleaned and painted the motor compartment, so it is ready for the motor now. Everything new went into the motor so it should be good for many miles of cruising. Have you heard of anyone putting in the fourth row in the radiator? Just wondering if there is room for it, how it works. I may do that while I have it out too. Good luck on yours.

Reon
60 Golde Top

Alexander
09-25-2003, 09:36 PM
I have heard of four core radiators in Squarebirds, but I don't know if it looks stock or how it fits as I have never seen one.

I am sure you are looking forward to your new engine as am I.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

interceptor430
11-06-2003, 10:02 AM
Hi,
I was told about this forum via a purchase on Ebay for some Squarebird Skirts.....
I have a few cars: 59 Vert, 352, 3 on the tree
59 Coupe, 430, auto
60 Coupe, 352, Cali full power car (to be restored)
59 Coupe I'm restoring now
60 Coupe...parts car

Love the SquareBirds!

If I can help anybody, let me know!

See ya!

Alexander
11-06-2003, 02:02 PM
William,

Welcome to the squarebirds message board.

You knowledge is welcome here. We get some tough questions here.

Please post some pictures of your Squarebirds. If you have no hosting, you can e-mail the pictures to me and I will post them.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

interceptor430
11-06-2003, 09:21 PM
Hi Alex,

Thanks for the welcome. I've enjoyed reading many of the threads today, and have learned many things already.
I have some old pics of my Birds, and can email you a pic or 2 tomorrow.
I'm currently getting back to restoring a '59 Bird I picked up 3 years ago...it is a slow process with a house, demanding job, large yard, and with 2 teen girls....but, I hope to have this car on the road by next summer....it is a 430 car, and has the edelbrock 6 pack intake...what's special about this car is I'm putting a 3 on the tree manual behind it...yea, I know, it wasn't done by Ford...but heck, I want it, so I'm doing it....I hope you find this setup an interesting/intriging.

I'll be on again tomorrow.
Bill

Alexander
11-06-2003, 10:18 PM
I friend of mine who is a Squarebird enthusiast says that long time ago he had a 430 1960 T-Bird with a manual transmission he thought was factory. He wrapped it around a tree years ago, so it unfortunately cannot be authenticiated.

I would be intersted in seeing what parts you use to make this conversion.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

DADZBIRD
02-26-2004, 08:53 PM
I have a 1960 HT and would like to locate a pair of original type fender skirts. I have found them in fiberglass from JC Whitney for $139 each. seems to me metal would be better. Dads car did not originally have them but I like that look. Photos of Dadzbird are on # 14659 on squarebirds Thunderbird registry. Even an old not so perfegt set would be acceptable... anybody? Thanks

Alexander
02-29-2004, 08:44 PM
Used sets are available from many T-Bird vendors. See http://www.squarebirds.org/links_squarebirds.htm for some of the vendors. Expect to pay between $200 and $400 for the used set depending on condition. Rare NOS sets command about $600 per set.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top

pirate
03-30-2004, 10:27 PM
I have seen two 430 factory 3 on the three T birds, both were 59s, The first was in Memphis Tenn in 1965, the other in Nashville Tenn in 1979. These were factory cars.
Ed Orton
58 and 63 HT

imswtp1
08-02-2004, 09:41 PM
Good luck on the skirts. I just bought a 1960 HT off the original owner. He just put on the skirts for me as they are such a high theft item (in California anyway.)

I want to thank Squarebirds for posting the windshield wiper repair under your technical section. I thought this would be a easy repair but after reading it I am quite depressed now :( Also have a slow leak in the air conditioner so will have to address that also. I love my Squarebird!

Alexander
08-03-2004, 01:16 PM
Welcome to the site.

I was not aware that fenderskirts were still a high theft item. When these cars were new, people attached razor blades to the inside of the skirts to discourage theft. The only problem is remembering where the razors are when you need to remove the skirts to change a tire.

The wiper motor replacement is not that tough. I put up the instructions to make the task more straightforward, not to make it more daunting.

We are here to help.

Alexander
1959 Hardtop
1960 Golde Top