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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By del
Call ahead first...

Fortunately I can get 91 octane ethanol free just a couple miles from home here in Buffalo area, and due to our location on Lake Erie and lots of boating, the are dozens of choices here within a 15...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,373
Posted By del
My local shop (for modern cars) learned the hard...

My local shop (for modern cars) learned the hard way that the tires must be removed from these wheels starting with the outside facing down of the machine. Otherwise the bead gets messed up.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By del
which unfortunately for her was a 77 Granada, a...

which unfortunately for her was a 77 Granada, a POS the day it came off the line and just got worse from there.

My very 1st brand new car was a 1976 Granada. Worst car I've EVER owned.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-31-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By del
That dissipation is true for me too if she sits...

That dissipation is true for me too if she sits for a couple of days, and I use non-ethanol gas here in NY since it is still available.

Speaking of ethanol free gas, last summer I used...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By del
Hi John - I can't speak to the summit racing carb...

Hi John - I can't speak to the summit racing carb you mentioned, but the PO of my 60 352 auto no air installed the Edelbrock 1406 (600cfm) and I've had zero issues with it in eight years. Lot's of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By del
Just to follow up, John returned my call...

Just to follow up, John returned my call yesterday and I ordered up the part. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By del
Has anyone had any luck contacting this company...

Has anyone had any luck contacting this company about the recommended bendix part C5A-11350-TP? Thought this might be a good addition to my emergency kit, along with fan belts, brake light switch......
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By del
PB Blaster has worked it's magic! A couple of...

PB Blaster has worked it's magic! A couple of good shots yesterday, and earlier this morning a couple of raps with a small hammer got it to move. More PB and a couple hours later, more taps and it is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By del
Thanks Joe I have WD40 which is probably not...

Thanks Joe I have WD40 which is probably not adequate for this. What would you use? I agree 100% re fighting the bolts. I see that the shop manual calls for removing the exhaust manifold to replace...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By del
Heat Riser Exhaust Valve - Repeal or Replace?

Greetings All - Hope you are enjoying summer here in the northern hemisphere!

My 1960 352 heat riser is stuck. Looks like compared to the drawing in the shop manual it's at least partially open......
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,711
Posted By del
Thanks Randy! Looks like your drywall work is...

Thanks Randy! Looks like your drywall work is coming right along and looking good!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,711
Posted By del
cover top for 2" square spacer?

Hi Randy - Not to get off the subject.;)..but...what did you use for the tops on your 2"square spacers for your power booster. I hunted high and low at my local home depot but couldn't find anything....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 116,133
Posted By del
Is the grille available?

Is the grille available?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Thanks to all!

Thanks for all your helps along the way Dave and to Bryan, Randy, Marcos and Eric for pitching in there too. Would never have attempted this without your help! Two huge thumbs up to all the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Happy Thunderbird Appreciation Day!

Unfortunately we are rained out here in Buffalo, so our T-Bird Appreciation Day event was cancelled, she's on her wheels and brakes are operational. Got everything buttoned up yesterday afternoon and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
>>Now that you're done with plumbing, how hard...

>>Now that you're done with plumbing, how hard was it?

I'll let you know after the lines are bled...;)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day Next

Family commitments, car club business, return to work...so I got slowed down a tad. Taking the day off tomorrow to round the clubhouse turn!

The right side "A" arm is painted and installed with new...
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-14-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By del
Battery charger?

Battery charger?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-13-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day 6

Day 6
Got a call from machine shop this morning - 'A' arm bushings installed and unit ready for pickup! Sweet!! New bumpers located and on the way - Thanks Carl ~ partsetal. I'm going to assume that...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day 5

Day 5 ...
A little more grinding on the left caliper, then paint touch up again. Will address further tomorrow if need be.
Removed right side drum and etc. Need to remove upper control arm on this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day 4

Day 4 -
Left side disassembled, cleaned-up
New bearings packed, rear seal installed
Rotor mounted, caliper mounted
Had to grind the caliper, retouched the paint
Right side tomorrow
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-09-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day 3

Day 3 good progress today... and zero trips to Home Depot, Auto Zone or Harbor Freight!
Adjusted the jamb nut, mounted the PV and had my first flaring and bending experiences. Took a few...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-09-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Day 2 continued

Day 2 continued...
Got slowed down trying to adjust the jamb nut for proper MC fit. Removed the booster and ran around to several auto parts stores looking for specialty 8mm and 7mm wrenches with a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-08-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
They're clean because I cleaned them ;-) I took...

They're clean because I cleaned them ;-)
I took alot of tugging to get that lower cotter pin out yesterday, and now that I think about it, those springs were probably pushing out and causing extra...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-08-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By del
Question where do these springs go?

Day 2
I'm pretty sure that these springs go on the clevis pin that connects to the hockey stick / push rod, but of course my pictures don't tell me and I don't see them shown in the shop manual. Do...
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