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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By pbf777
That really wasn't intended as a question, my...

That really wasn't intended as a question, my punctuation failure. :rolleyes:

But, thank you for the additional insight though. :)

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By pbf777
HEAR,HEAR! :D If I may point out, I...

HEAR,HEAR! :D

If I may point out, I think the discussion has missed the original intention or perhaps the obvious.

I believe the point of soaking the o-rings prior to installation...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By pbf777
Yes, the proper installation of an appropriate...

Yes, the proper installation of an appropriate oil cooler will aid in reducing the overall temperature of an engine; but, is this the correct procedure in addressing the coolant temp gauge that...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,066
Posted By pbf777
The carburetor spacer pictured appears to be for...

The carburetor spacer pictured appears to be for the "spread-bore" carburetor to "square-bore" manifold (as installed) adaption applications, and should not be used in this instance.

If you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
OH,............ BOY. :rolleyes: ...

OH,............ BOY. :rolleyes:




I know,............I promised!;)



Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
O.K. ............Lets say, there are two really...

O.K. ............Lets say, there are two really big rock boulders :rolleyes: in front of you, one is made-up of granite, the other of sandstone; someone hands you a five pound hammer, and challenges...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Perhaps you would explain what you referenced and...

Perhaps you would explain what you referenced and how you measured. Also some research can provide the proper reference values for comparison.



This was and inquiry previously, as if the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Actually, in this application (but which will...

Actually, in this application (but which will also include most S.B.F., 335's, 385's & others), the plates that I have encountered often are of cast material, most likely described as of an iron...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
And, in regards to the possible vertical...

And, in regards to the possible vertical displacement posibilities, to long or deep is the other possibility. This causes the distributor gear to bottom-out against the register in the block, which...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Answer: YES! :D Scott.

Answer: YES! :D

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
I was attempting to describe a possible result...

I was attempting to describe a possible result (relevant in the discussion) in the scenario of one failing in the proper assembly of components, not a normal function as the result of intended...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By pbf777
With further research one will find many...

With further research one will find many vehicles, particularly those equipt with automatics, of the 1960's and up, will have the two piece slip steel tube with an elastomer sleeve joining them...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Really, are you sure?! Particularly, at the...

Really, are you sure?! Particularly, at the point of the lifter barrels/body being engaged by an adjacent cam lobe (which, I have witnessed more than once)? :rolleyes:



Generally, metal...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Something one may check prior to disassembly is...

Something one may check prior to disassembly is for excessive camshaft end thrust, as this movement, if excessive, may also account for such gear breakage.

Take a long rigid flat blade...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By pbf777
I would have to recommend, one to follow the...

I would have to recommend, one to follow the O.E.M.'s alignment specifications, as the real engineers set forth these specifications with the considerations of the engineering at hand, and not just...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By pbf777
No shims were used by Ford in the original...

No shims were used by Ford in the original assembly, and none should be required, unless, we are practicing the "two wrongs attempting a right". :rolleyes:

In order to establish which intended...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By pbf777
Adjusting the front suspension specifications to...

Adjusting the front suspension specifications to rectify "slop" would amount to the proverbial "two wrongs don't make a right"! :confused:

As far as the camber values, general it is revealed...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By pbf777
The fuel suppliers are required to "mix"...

The fuel suppliers are required to "mix" (additive package) the fuels so as to remain stable for an extended period, particularly in sealed drums. One supplier we used in the past, Howell...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Normally, we would advise the use of the...

Normally, we would advise the use of the Pertronics products, Ignitor or Ignitor II, (part #1281 or #91281 in your application) only if one wishes to retain the original distributor, for originality,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Unfortunately, today the subject of the proper...

Unfortunately, today the subject of the proper distributor gear material for a any particular after-market camshaft in many instances had become clouded, as many of the camshaft manufactures are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Crane Cams #34970-1 I am currently out of...

Crane Cams #34970-1


I am currently out of stock, as they are on back-order to me from Crane at this time, w/ a shipping date of 2 weeks +/- from today. :(

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
Because, I have knowledge of such! ;) Or...

Because, I have knowledge of such! ;) Or perhaps, because I am....... THE GREAT OZ! :rolleyes:



Because, if the oil pump locked up and sheared the roll pin, then there is apparently...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,090
Posted By pbf777
The flat tappet camshaft is of iron material, USE...

The flat tappet camshaft is of iron material, USE IRON distributor gears, NOT steel, NOT bronze, NOT composite. ;)

How was the "fit" of the the gear to the distributor shaft, interference, or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,322
Posted By pbf777
I'm glad you figured out the thrust plate issue. ...

I'm glad you figured out the thrust plate issue. Sometimes, it's just a matter of not holding your head right. :o

Do be observant to the as stated previously of the above, and also as stated...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-16-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By pbf777
I would like to take this example provided, and...

I would like to take this example provided, and point out, as this is a perfect example of why I stated: one needs to communicate with a competent engine builder.

If one were to follow the...
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