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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,764
Posted By Sherman
Is the fuel line from the gas tank copper or is...

Is the fuel line from the gas tank copper or is that surface rust?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-31-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Sherman
My wife, who worked in insurance for six years,...

My wife, who worked in insurance for six years, thinks that perhaps the original VIN belongs to a salvage title, and that assigning a new VIN gives it a "Clean" title.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Sherman
Thanks, When I did my conversion I had 14 inch...

Thanks, When I did my conversion I had 14 inch Kelsey-Hayes spoke wheels that would not work and I hated to get rid of them. In hind-sight I wish I had. The tubes are a pain!!

I hope Geoffrey...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Sherman
Hello, I'm not sure if the Scarebird set-up will...

Hello, I'm not sure if the Scarebird set-up will work on 14 inch rims. I'll try to double check later today.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Sherman
You could also take the fender skirts. Although,...

You could also take the fender skirts.

Although, if they haven't been on the car and exposed to all of the same climate conditions as the rest of the vehicle, they might not work for color matching.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,008
Posted By Sherman
I had a similar dilemma back in 03. The hard top...

I had a similar dilemma back in 03. The hard top I had was in bad shape. Back in the 80's it was my fathers parts car. I calculated the cost of restoring it verses restoring a convertible. Long...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,008
Posted By Sherman
Kristen, Have you previewed any Thunderbird parts...

Kristen,
Have you previewed any Thunderbird parts catalogs to compare prices?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,008
Posted By Sherman
I think they are the garnish rail moldings that...

I think they are the garnish rail moldings that are located inside the car at the bottom of the door windows.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Sherman
It is difficult to tell, but I wonder if the...

It is difficult to tell, but I wonder if the owner fabricated the cables to attach to a key hole latch (mechanism) on the deck lid?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Sherman
Just to check, when you bench tested the...

Just to check, when you bench tested the solenoids they were tested using a good battery, good wire and a good ground?

I kept all of my receipts from my build and this morning was able to look up...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Sherman
Hello, I'm not sure if you read my other reply,...

Hello, I'm not sure if you read my other reply, but is there a chance that the latch is ceased? Can you feel the lack spin freely, if the solenoid was not engaged? Can you hear the solenoid...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Sherman
Ugh.. You are correct, and without the solenoid...

Ugh.. You are correct, and without the solenoid that price is outrageous.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Sherman
Do you not have them or are yours not...

Do you not have them or are yours not functioning. From my experience they are pretty rigid. When I found mine they were ceased up but I was able to loosen them up and they are still in use 12 years...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-13-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Sherman
Hello, The black one has been media blasted and...

Hello,
The black one has been media blasted and primed. It has some surface rust and has some imperfections on the cover and on the inside ring that attaches to the carb.
The white one has not been...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-13-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Sherman
Hello, I think I have one, maybe two? How far up...

Hello,
I think I have one, maybe two? How far up in Canada is Art? I am about 25-30 minutes from the Blue Water Bridge and about 45-50 minutes from the Ambassador Bridge. If he is close, it might...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Sherman
I also have a ceramic coated set from FPA on my...

I also have a ceramic coated set from FPA on my 59 T-Bird. I installed them after the motor was in the car but before the exhaust system was installed. I remember having to loosen the motor...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 07-23-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,596
Posted By Sherman
Pictures of ABS Brake Booster

https://s32.postimg.org/t8nsv0csh/IMG_0617.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/t8nsv0csh/)

https://s32.postimg.org/4go6nrvlt/IMG_0618.jpg...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 07-23-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,596
Posted By Sherman
Hello, I purchased my kit from ABS and it took...

Hello, I purchased my kit from ABS and it took them several attempts to send me the correct parts. They were very slow in sending the correct parts and I finally received the right parts after...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-23-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By Sherman
Very cool!! Thanks!

Very cool!! Thanks!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-23-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By Sherman
Wixom Tag

Today I was glancing through some ebay sales and I came across this unique vehicle tag. I'm just curious if any of you have seen a "Wixom" tag like this one? See picture number #8.

Would this be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-17-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,904
Posted By Sherman
I bought a block of "plastic bushing material"...

I bought a block of "plastic bushing material" and turned them on a laythe. Not sure of the proper name but none of them have cracked or broke after nine years.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-20-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,041
Posted By Sherman
When I did mine they were called "Caged Nuts." ...

When I did mine they were called "Caged Nuts." They are Easy to install once you find them.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-19-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 973
Posted By Sherman
Lost A 58?

Looks like this one will be lost to history.
https://toledo.craigslist.org/cto/5224544428.html
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 09-05-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,182
Posted By Sherman
I am using the complete ABS kit in my 59. ...

I am using the complete ABS kit in my 59. Customer service at ABS is tough to deal with. Their is a slight communication barrier with some of the reps and after a few conversations over the phone I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,622
Posted By Sherman
On this note about 2 weeks ago my Holley 650...

On this note about 2 weeks ago my Holley 650 developed a leak from the secondary bowl. It appeared that the bowl had rotted from the inside out. The casting had hairline cracks in it and fuel was...
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