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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By del
Yes I suppose that could be true. I'm guessing...

Yes I suppose that could be true. I'm guessing but there's probably no way to inspect w/o removing the intake manifold?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By del
PCV and Edelbrock 1406

Hi Marshall,
I'm considering doing the same on my '60 because of fumes sitting at stop lights, but I'll need to bring the hose around to the front since that's where the PCV port is on my Edelbrock...
Forum: Our Rides 03-28-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By del
nice tail lights!

Wow - nice! What are those tail lights off of?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-07-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By del
welcome

Hi Tim & Welcome!
Well, it could be a number of different things and you are probably in for some investigation and electrical testing but I'm going to go out on a limb and say that they are probably...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-06-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By del
Yes Woobie, that is correct - red leather...

Yes Woobie, that is correct - red leather upholstery.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By del
Thanks Dave

Hi Dave Thanks for posting this. I watched some youtube vids on seat cover / foam installs and was questioning whether reusing old covers was feasible. After some further searching here I found a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By del
more questions on seat covers and foams

Hi John - Just wondering, did you ever do anything with your seat covers & foams? I have been looking into doing something with just the fronts as the shoulders are faded and rough and the foams are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-23-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By del
here you go

MAC's 2018 catalog, page 1.
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By del
Yes I agree looks like this bit belongs on the...

Yes I agree looks like this bit belongs on the hood wings.
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-20-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By del
Thanks Ray!

Thanks Ray!
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-19-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By del
Hi Chris Just curious - - what search engine are...

Hi Chris
Just curious - - what search engine are you using? When I search for 40s Mercury trucks dashboard using google I'm not seeing any trucks with that thingy on the glove box. Could you post a...
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By del
Found One!

Hi Chris -
I didn't find any trucks but found this pic of 1947 Merc coupe with the same bit on the glove box. Thanks!
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-18-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By del
Any Mercury fans out there?

I picked this up recently and I'm thinking it is a radio delete cover, but not certain. Can anyone tell me if it is a delete cover and what era? Looks early (1940's?) to me, but I haven't been able...
Forum: Events 02-01-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By del
ITC Convention

Thanks Dano! Yes, we really do have a great agenda of activities scheduled for our out-of-town guests, the hotel is brand new and easy to get to, and we're honored to have been selected to host the...
Forum: Events 01-29-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By del
Buffalo Thunderbird Club Hosts Silver Anniversary ITC Convention

Greetings All -
The Buffalo Thunderbird Club is proud to host the International Thunderbird Club’s Silver Anniversary Convention, Tuesday August 7 through Sunday August 12, 2018, and we invite all...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-22-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,922
Posted By del
I agree. Wonder how the interior story ended? And...

I agree. Wonder how the interior story ended? And who made those seat covers??
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By del
No worries Dave ; thanks as always for your...

No worries Dave ; thanks as always for your help!
I had a nice phone call with the owner of http://www.advancedcustomchrome.com/ (http://www.advancedcustomchrome.com/)in Erie PA this morning. They...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-20-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By del
Dave When you got the chrome work done that you...

Dave When you got the chrome work done that you wrote about back in '09 what type of chroming did you go with? Is the 2 stage process still available? Seems like that would have a better chance of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-19-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By del
Bumper Modification

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays To All ~

I have been running without front bumper guards for a couple of years and like the look and now I want to have my front bumper modified by smoothing out...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-15-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By del
Hi Bill When I did mine I put the floor in first.

Hi Bill When I did mine I put the floor in first.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By del
Call ahead first...

Fortunately I can get 91 octane ethanol free just a couple miles from home here in Buffalo area, and due to our location on Lake Erie and lots of boating, the are dozens of choices here within a 15...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,138
Posted By del
My local shop (for modern cars) learned the hard...

My local shop (for modern cars) learned the hard way that the tires must be removed from these wheels starting with the outside facing down of the machine. Otherwise the bead gets messed up.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By del
which unfortunately for her was a 77 Granada, a...

which unfortunately for her was a 77 Granada, a POS the day it came off the line and just got worse from there.

My very 1st brand new car was a 1976 Granada. Worst car I've EVER owned.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-31-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By del
That dissipation is true for me too if she sits...

That dissipation is true for me too if she sits for a couple of days, and I use non-ethanol gas here in NY since it is still available.

Speaking of ethanol free gas, last summer I used...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By del
Hi John - I can't speak to the summit racing carb...

Hi John - I can't speak to the summit racing carb you mentioned, but the PO of my 60 352 auto no air installed the Edelbrock 1406 (600cfm) and I've had zero issues with it in eight years. Lot's of...
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