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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 57
Posted By jopizz
To add to that if the flip lid sags too much it...

To add to that if the flip lid sags too much it will lose contact with the limit switch and the trunk won't open.

John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 57
Posted By jopizz
Geoff, Thanks for taking the time to document...

Geoff,

Thanks for taking the time to document how you removed and reinstalled everything. It's basically the same procedure from '60-'66. I'm sure other users sometime in the near future will need...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By jopizz
Make sure the vent is clear. If it's clogged...

Make sure the vent is clear. If it's clogged pressure can cause even new seals to leak.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! Yesterday, 12:13 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Happy Birthday Dave. Hope you have a great...

Happy Birthday Dave. Hope you have a great day.

John
Forum: Our Rides 12-11-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By jopizz
I've had a couple of 60's that were aquamarine...

I've had a couple of 60's that were aquamarine and that looks a little greener although it may be the photo that's slightly off.

John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-11-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 57
Posted By jopizz
Although I haven't done it I've been told that it...

Although I haven't done it I've been told that it has to be pressed out. I would contact one of the Thunderbird vendors and ask them. Since they sell the new housing they should be able to tell you...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-08-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, bjleask !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, bjleask! Robin hales from California and owns a 1959 Tbird! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to share...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By jopizz
The way the switch works is you insert the key...

The way the switch works is you insert the key (in the locked position), turn one complete revolution to unlock it and push it in to unlock the trunk. You can leave it unlocked and remove the key or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By jopizz
The original wires were not held in by screws. If...

The original wires were not held in by screws. If I'm not mistaken they had bullet connectors that pushed into the sockets. Maybe Carl knows for sure. I'm not sure what the clocking has to do with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By jopizz
That picture is not totally accurate. Yours...

That picture is not totally accurate. Yours sounds like the correct one. If you don't have a welder some epoxy works just fine.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By jopizz
There is a bracket that is welded to the tube and...

There is a bracket that is welded to the tube and goes to one of the bell housing bolts.

John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-07-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Arthur Dent !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Arthur Dent! Glen hales from Arizona and owns a 1964 Tbird Convertible! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 83,184
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ Thunderherd

Squarebirds is honored by Jimmy Brumfield ~ Thunderherd, Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's site the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-07-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By jopizz
That filter probably won't work on the 1960...

That filter probably won't work on the 1960 carburetor. It has a larger inlet. Also the correct filter has a female inlet as you can see by the picture.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By jopizz
That's correct. 1960 was the only year that had...

That's correct. 1960 was the only year that had the fuel filter screw into the carburetor. You're fortunate to have the original carburetor still in place. Usually over the years they've been...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By jopizz
The one from the Bird Nest is the correct 352...

The one from the Bird Nest is the correct 352 replacement filter. The other one is for a 430 engine and screws into the fuel pump. It is not correct.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By jopizz
Unfortunately the fuel filter that screws into...

Unfortunately the fuel filter that screws into the carburetor is not available new. However there are usually a few NORS ones on Ebay like this:...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-06-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Kyleskott !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Kyleskott! Kristian hales from New York and owns a 1960 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-06-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Duncan264 !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Duncan264! Malcolm hales from Canada and owns a 1959 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: FE Engines 12-05-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By jopizz
This is what he originally posted. It sounded...

This is what he originally posted. It sounded like he was unsure of exactly what he had or if it had been replaced at one time.

John
Forum: FE Engines 12-05-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By jopizz
Joe is correct about the measurements. That's the...

Joe is correct about the measurements. That's the easiest way to tell what cubic in. engine you have. I use a wooden dowel but anything similar will work.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-05-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By jopizz
Glass can be polished to remove haze or slight...

Glass can be polished to remove haze or slight imperfections. If you don't want to try it yourself a glass shop will certainly do it for you. I wouldn't replace it unless it was cracked or was badly...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-05-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By jopizz
Yes, it goes on the accessory terminal. John

Yes, it goes on the accessory terminal.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-04-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By jopizz
If you look at original publicity photos or sales...

If you look at original publicity photos or sales brochures they are closer to 3:00/9:00 which is parallel to the trim. People take them off and replace them however they feel like.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-03-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 83,184
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ M&L60Bird

Squarebirds is honored by Mike Adam ~ M&L60Bird, Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's site the...
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