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Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-11-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By cuul59
Scoop Magazines for Sale

I need some shelf space! I have a large collection (59) of Scoop Magazines from between 1992 and 2008. For years 1992-96 and 2000-03 I have all 6 issues. Others I have are; 1999 (Nov/Dec), 2004...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-27-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By cuul59
Cool Power Steering Pump Shaft Seal

The only way I know my Thunderbird still loves me is to find a new and interesting leak on the garage floor now and then.

Today it's the Power Steering Pump shaft seal. I see you can buy these...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By cuul59
Cool Power Steering Control Valve Leaks

Hello Birders!
I hope someone can provide me with guidance. About three years ago I replaced the control valve assembly on my '59 because it was leaking on the spring (outside) end and was just...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-01-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By cuul59
LED Flasher Link...

Forgot to attach this;
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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-01-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By cuul59
Cool LED's and Flashers

Hi and greetings from Dallas.
I put LEDs in my taillights and front turn signals. I used a replacement LED flasher unit I bought from, I believe, superbrightleds.com. Google "LED flasher" and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-19-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By cuul59
Front Seat Back Hardware?

Hi Birders;
I'm trying to find a source for replacement front seat back "scuff plates" as Ford calls them. They are the two flat seat stop plates that the seat back stop adjustable bolt rests on. ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By cuul59
Cool Resources in Dallas area?

Hi Folks,
I just relocated from SoCal :cool: to the Dallas area (Frisco) with my '59 Convertible and am looking for some referrals.

Do any of you know of a glass shop that can replace my...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-15-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By cuul59
Tie-Down Hook?

Hey Birders; Anyone know the purpose of the metal plate welded to the underside of the right rear "frame" rail? It has a large hole in the center and looks like a tiedown for the carriers to use...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By cuul59
Cool Trunk Lid Springs Enhancement

Hi there. I don't know if you are still looking for an answer on this. I can help with the trunk lid springs but not so much on the hood...so far.

For the trunk on my '59 it's the easiest fix...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By cuul59
Tray Seals

Been there, done that. Save the $14 and the return postage. Unfortunately the 64/66 applications won't work and can't be modified to fit. I am also looking for a solution here and would like to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-18-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,741
Posted By cuul59
Coil Recommendation

Hi Nyles,
Based on my experience I would go with the Petronix coil, not one of the yellow-top replacements. After I converted to Petronix several years ago :cool:I had issues with power loss, rough...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-17-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,905
Posted By cuul59
Convertible Parts

Hi,
If you find a source for those plastic washer/bushings, let me know. They are on my Christmas shopping list as well.

Thanks,

Neil
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,559
Posted By cuul59
Cool Hood Springs

Nyles,
Thanks for the simple and easy to manage solution. I will likely make one for my '59. Any chance you can post the template? Otherwise I will just figure it out.

As for replacement springs,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By cuul59
I agree with using Auto Trans Fluid only. About...

I agree with using Auto Trans Fluid only. About 12 years ago I switched to Brake Fluid when I rebuilt the system on my '60 and it ruined the new hoses. I can't explain why and the company that sold...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By cuul59
Question Power Steering Control Valve Leak

I am seeing some P/S fluid leaking from the P/S Control Valve end cap. This is the cast aluminum cap that covers the adjustment spring. Pulling off the cap I noticed that there is no gasket so I am...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-11-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By cuul59
Question Steering Gear Fluid?

Hi Birders;
Just a couple of quick questions...I am replacing lower seal in my steering gear due to a small leak. Anyone know what type of fluid I need to use? Also, how much does it hold or how do...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By cuul59
Wink Grill Refinishing

I was shocked at the price of anodizing my grill to make it look new so I took a different approach. I had it powder coated with a shade that looks a lot like anodized aluminum. I did have a clear...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-03-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By cuul59
Bumper Grill

Mine was looking pretty dull and after looking into refinishing options I decided on having it powder coated. I chose a color that closely resembles aluminum and it looks great. No one would know...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-20-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By cuul59
Cool Brakes

I am planning on doing the same over the holidays. I purchased a complete dual master cylinder/power booster from a company here in Southern California. it should easily fit up to the firewall...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By cuul59
Question Muffler Recommendations or Opinions?

Hi All;
Looks like I need to replace my stock mufflers on my '59. They are perforated but the rest of the exhaust looks solid. I'd like to replace them with something slightly more agresssive in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By cuul59
Radio Dial Needed

I'm in need of a new clear plastic radio dial cover in excellent condition. Mine is cracked. Will buy entire radio if necessary. Please email me directly off-line at neil_swartz@toyota.com if you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By cuul59
Which Brake Brands?

Hi Everyone,
I'm overhauling my hydraulics and brakes and am finding a lot of different brands out there. Any thoughts on which is the highest quality brand of hoses, wheel cylinders and shoes? I'm...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-29-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By cuul59
Calendar Photo

Sounds like a great idea. What's your email address for the photos?

Neil
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,656
Posted By cuul59
Shift Collar

I tried to drill and salvage my shift collar but ended up replacing it. My recommendation is to replace it and save a lot of grief. Be aware that you will need to paint it as I beleive it comes in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By cuul59
Vent Windows Restoration

I've done this on my 59 and it turned out great. A couple of things to consider here; some of those pieces are stainless, not chrome. These can be professionally polished with good results....
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