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Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 11-12-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By jopizz
Do you know what make/type of calipers you have...

Do you know what make/type of calipers you have on the rear brakes. Most of the disc conversion kits available are only for the front brakes. If they are off the shelf rear calipers there's most...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By jopizz
It's not really a design flaw as it worked when...

It's not really a design flaw as it worked when the car was new. Most likely just wear and tear of the flasher/stepper unit. The expensive fix is to replace the mechanical sequential unit with a...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-09-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 108,912
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ Big Block Ford

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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By jopizz
I agree with Scott. Just outline the bolts with a...

I agree with Scott. Just outline the bolts with a pencil and put them back in the same place. That's worked for me without having to drill any holes.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By jopizz
If you have the original 4100 carburetor there...

If you have the original 4100 carburetor there are two tubes at the top front of the air horn. You can use a small funnel to pour gas into either one. That will fill the front bowl.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By jopizz
Did you fill the carburetor and run the car....

Did you fill the carburetor and run the car. Usually the pump won't draw gas just by cranking it if it's dry. It needs the engine running to generate enough vacuum to draw gas.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By jopizz
I've done it that way before and didn't notice...

I've done it that way before and didn't notice any major issue with the steering linkage. Did you leave the torque converter in the transmission? If you raise it straight up it shouldn't hang on the...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 11-05-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, captjohn !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, captjohn! John hales from Alabama 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 ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By jopizz
The lever will pull straight out. It's been in...

The lever will pull straight out. It's been in there for almost 60 years so it may take some effort. Put the new lever in and make sure the hole in the lever lines up with the hole in the collar. You...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By jopizz
You want to put the punch in the top hole so the...

You want to put the punch in the top hole so the pin comes out the bottom hole. Put the shift lever down in L. I find it easier than trying to do it in Park. You need to drive the pin out straight...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By jopizz
The Ford parts manual shows a part number of...

The Ford parts manual shows a part number of B9SZ-7A020-A before 6/1/1959 and C0LL-7A020-B from 6/1/1959 through the 1960 model year. The part number for the tube was also changed at the same time....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By jopizz
When was your car built? There are two different...

When was your car built? There are two different switches listed; an early and late production. It appears to be the same as a Lincoln. If so I may have one. Is it a 6-way power seat? You should be...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-04-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By jopizz
Those seat switches will not fit his '69....

Those seat switches will not fit his '69. Unfortunately the Thunderbird vendors have little to nothing for the '67-'69 Thunderbirds. If it cross references to a more popular model like Mustang then...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 11-03-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By jopizz
In a word, no. John

In a word, no.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-03-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 108,912
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ Bentmore60

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Forum: Anything Goes! 11-02-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 108,912
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ My59Tbird

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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-01-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By jopizz
You don't need to take the column apart. You just...

You don't need to take the column apart. You just need to knock out the roll pin with a punch and a hammer. Pull the old lever out, put the new one in and reinstall the roll pin. It does take a...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 10-31-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By jopizz
You're welcome Jay. Glad I could help you...

You're welcome Jay. Glad I could help you out.

John
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 10-31-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By jopizz
Here's the link to the Technical Resource Library...

Here's the link to the Technical Resource Library showing the 430 motor mount bracket. The bracket is welded to the frame and bolted to the existing FE motor mount bracket. You will have to remove...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By jopizz
Other than the glass itself the parts look like...

Other than the glass itself the parts look like over the counter parts. You can get an a/c o-ring set at any auto store that has a number of different size o-rings for about $5.00. I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Advertisements 10-29-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,695
Posted By jopizz
Larry has indicated that his web site is now back...

Larry has indicated that his web site is now back up and operational after being down for the past 6-8 weeks due to compatibility issues with newer browsers. The address is the same...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-29-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 108,912
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ C.R.A.P.

Squarebirds is honored by Larry Gueths ~ C.R.A.P., Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-28-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By jopizz
The brakes and outside turn signals are merged...

The brakes and outside turn signals are merged inside the turn signal switch. All the connections are under the steering column. Unplug the plain green wire (no stripe and same colored connector)...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 10-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Galen Klokkevold !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Galen Klokkevold! Galen hales from California and owns a 1960 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-28-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By jopizz
I was able to make the stock cable work by...

I was able to make the stock cable work by drilling a hole in the firewall so it was a straight shot to the valve.

John
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