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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,308
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Hi Randy, Thanks for the kind words. This...

Hi Randy,

Thanks for the kind words. This really is a great community. Prior to my disk brake conversion, the most I'd ever done to a brake system was change a set of pads. I owe everything I've...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,308
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Hey Nyles, the entire brake system was...

Hey Nyles, the entire brake system was overhauled. I used new uninstalled parts from my previous '58 to overhaul the rear drums and discovered that the wheel cylinders are different diameters from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,405
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Hello friends, Today was a bittersweet day. My...

Hello friends,

Today was a bittersweet day. My squarebird was sold to a gentleman in Miami and was just picked up today. Monika and I are buying our first home together and we really needed the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By NYsquarebird58
My deepest condolences to Howard and his family....

My deepest condolences to Howard and his family. God Bless.
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-05-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 667
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 72,542
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Thanks Ray!

Thanks Ray!
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-05-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 667
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 72,542
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Thanks, Dave! We got about a foot of snow, but at...

Thanks, Dave! We got about a foot of snow, but at least it was nice dry powdery snow that was easier to shovel. The tough part was how cold it got. We haven't seen sub zero temps around here in about...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-12-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 667
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 72,542
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Happy Birthday to my good friend Dave...

Happy Birthday to my good friend Dave (simplyconnected). Wishing you a good one!
Forum: Special Announcements 11-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,991
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Great selection this year, Ray!

Great selection this year, Ray!
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-29-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Just got my glove box trim pieces from Matt. They...

Just got my glove box trim pieces from Matt. They were well packaged and shipped quickly. Thanks Matt!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By NYsquarebird58
My fuel system is all new from the tank to the...

My fuel system is all new from the tank to the inline fuel pump just before the carb. I also have a Pertronix setup in my distributor.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Thank you! I checked the Bird's nest and Mac's,...

Thank you! I checked the Bird's nest and Mac's, but didn't think to check Concourse. Hopefully the fact that it doesn't have a price doesn't mean it's discontinued.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By NYsquarebird58
I wanted to replace my vacuum advance, but I cant...

I wanted to replace my vacuum advance, but I cant find a new vacuum advance that accepts the screw in hard line. I'd like to keep the hard line; one less rubber hose to deteriorate.

Any idea who...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-26-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Carburetor Identification

This is the Holley carb that came on my squarebird. Can anyone identify what model Holley this is?

The car bogs badly under load. I have to baby it up hills. If I give it too much gas under load...
Forum: PC Help Desk 11-24-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,336
Posted By NYsquarebird58
A few months back I upgraded my desktop computer....

A few months back I upgraded my desktop computer. I installed two hard drives. A small 60 gig solid state hard drive that is only for my operating system and software. The second hard drive is 3...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-22-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Ray, I want to thank you for your efforts with...

Ray, I want to thank you for your efforts with the squarebirds calender. Last year's was great. I keep mine on my fridge and can't wait for the new one to come...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,017
Posted By NYsquarebird58
How exciting to follow this car from owner to...

How exciting to follow this car from owner to owner and country to country. Please keep us posted on the restoration!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,017
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Hello Rejura, My name is Marcelo. I was the last...

Hello Rejura,

My name is Marcelo. I was the last person to own this car in the United States. This is a great forum which I'm sure you will find as a great resource for bringing your '58 back to...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Are the pieces below all the pieces that surround...

Are the pieces below all the pieces that surround the glove box door opening? I know I don't have trim on mine so I would need this. I just don't know exactly what the pieces look like. Do you also...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-08-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,017
Posted By NYsquarebird58
I came across this video on youtube. Looks like...

I came across this video on youtube. Looks like my old '58 ended up in Finland and the new owner has brought her back to life.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PW4RyP422Y
Forum: Our Rides 04-10-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,474
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Just in time for the season!

Just in time for the season!
Forum: FE Engines 03-20-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,607
Posted By NYsquarebird58
It's definitely easier to smoke smaller diameter...

It's definitely easier to smoke smaller diameter tires than larger ones. People put larger and fatter tires on drag cars for traction. Smaller tires also have less rolling resistance.

Nice album!
Forum: Our Rides 03-12-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By NYsquarebird58
That's a neat story, Ray. Thanks for sharing!

That's a neat story, Ray. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Our Rides 03-12-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By NYsquarebird58
What's that emblem on the front fender? My '60...

What's that emblem on the front fender? My '60 doesn't have this. Was that an option?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-09-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,405
Posted By NYsquarebird58
I just received my exhaust valve spacer from...

I just received my exhaust valve spacer from Mac's and gaskets from Rockauto.

Gettin' ready for the Spring...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-05-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,405
Posted By NYsquarebird58
Here’s the new reman A1 Cardone distributor I got...

Here’s the new reman A1 Cardone distributor I got from Rockauto. My only complaint is the vacuum advance. Good thing I have a new spare to...
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