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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion Today, 07:48 PM
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Posted By jopizz
If they kept the original flexplate from your '64...

If they kept the original flexplate from your '64 390 then you need the early style starter. If the flexplate is from the '69 390 then you need the later style starter. They can't be interchanged. If...
Forum: Anything Goes! Today, 04:29 PM
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Views: 96,949
Posted By jopizz
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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Today, 12:26 AM
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Views: 44
Posted By jopizz
Scott, The front brake drums are part#...

Scott,

The front brake drums are part# C2SZ-1102-A and the rears are C2SZ-1126-A. You can also use Raybestos 2620R for the rears with 11 x 2 1/2 brake shoes. They are about $30 from Rockauto. All...
Forum: New Members Welcoming Yesterday, 07:58 PM
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Views: 19
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, bttofte !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, bttofte! Thomas hales from Wisconsin and owns a 1966 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-14-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By jopizz
In the Technical Resource Library there is a...

In the Technical Resource Library there is a tuneup and lube chart.
http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_gallery/TechnicalResourceLibrary/1958-1960%20Lube%20Chart.jpg

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-10-2018, 09:35 PM
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Views: 96,949
Posted By jopizz
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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By jopizz
It helps to prime the fuel pump. You can take the...

It helps to prime the fuel pump. You can take the line that goes to the carburetor off and pour gas down it to prime the pump.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By jopizz
There's a relay on the passenger side rear...

There's a relay on the passenger side rear firewall near the hood latch. If you have no power to the deck solenoids I would check that. You can also bypass it to see if the deck will unlatch.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By jopizz
The shop manual has the most detailed...

The shop manual has the most detailed instructions there is. I don't know what else to tell you.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By jopizz
Eric, The regulator assembly comes out the...

Eric,

The regulator assembly comes out the bottom opening. You need to remove the clip that holds the roller to the window frame and unbolt and remove the middle rail. Here's the parts diagram that...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By jopizz
Eric, Do you have the shop manual. It has...

Eric,

Do you have the shop manual. It has detailed instructions on how to adjust the quarter windows. It's possible you have a distorted rail which is causing the roller to pop out. You may also...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 06-09-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Gene Cooper !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Gene Cooper! Gene hales from Arizona and owns a 1959 Tbird convertible! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 06-08-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Grandma61Bullet !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Grandma61Bullet! Thomas hales from California and owns a 1961 Tbird that he inherited from his grandmother! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-08-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By jopizz
I replied to your email. John

I replied to your email.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-08-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By jopizz
Both Carl Heller and I have used Randy's...

Both Carl Heller and I have used Randy's rebuilding service. Although his work is excellent his turn around times can vary depending on his workload. He is also difficult to reach by phone at times....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-08-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By jopizz
Take the wire off the sender and ground it to the...

Take the wire off the sender and ground it to the block and turn the key on. If it lights then the problem is with the sender or the oil pressure itself. If it doesn't light then you will have to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
The accelerator pump linkage has three different...

The accelerator pump linkage has three different settings. You can try changing them to see if it makes any difference.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-06-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
Normally if the engine dies on acceleration it's...

Normally if the engine dies on acceleration it's the accelerator pump or dirt in the accelerator passages. It could also be the choke out of adjustment. If the carburetor hasn't been rebuilt recently...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-06-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By jopizz
The brake light relay was added later in the '64...

The brake light relay was added later in the '64 production run. Ford issued a TSB to add the relay to early cars that did not have it. I haven't found a schematic for it but if your brake lights are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-04-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
The secondary plates should never be open at...

The secondary plates should never be open at idle. You should be looking at the primary (front) plates.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-04-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
As I mentioned before the only way to have that...

As I mentioned before the only way to have that high an rpm is to have the throttle linkage wide open. Disconnect the linkage from the carburetor. Look down the throat at the throttle plates. They...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-04-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
If the car is idling too fast then your throttle...

If the car is idling too fast then your throttle lever is too far open. Did you remove the linkage from the carburetor lever. If so did the throttle lever move. If not it could be either the hot idle...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By jopizz
Have you tried greasing the hood locks. That may...

Have you tried greasing the hood locks. That may be all it needs. If that doesn't fix it you may have to shorten the cable length slightly on the driver side lock. It is adjustable.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-04-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,776
Posted By jopizz
Changing the heater core should not cause your...

Changing the heater core should not cause your temps to be higher than before. My thought is that you have air in your system. Make sure you run the car with the radiator cap off and the heater...
Forum: Our Rides 06-03-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By jopizz
PSL Bird's 1958 Convertible

Robert Cejka ~ PSL Bird has sent me a picture of his father with his 1958 Thunderbird Convertible. It looks to be in excellent condition. It also has the exterior chrome dress up kit.

John
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