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Forum: Anything Goes! 01-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Penelope
Dan, our resident sniffer dog, yellowrose has...

Dan, our resident sniffer dog, yellowrose has been on the trail as well, and he is drawing a blank on company info as well so we are reliant on someone remembering it.

He has found a gas globe (used...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-15-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Penelope
Thunderbird Gasoline Company

I stumbled across this sign on flea bay and whilst I am sure its a reproduction, it has a date (1959) on it which would be unusual touch for a repro.

I tried to do some research on the interwebs,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-12-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By Penelope
Thank you all, its a labor of love no doubting...

Thank you all, its a labor of love no doubting that. Collected and picked from all over Australia and the US. Eric, the older of the spark plug testers I got from Detroit. Nearly everything works,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By Penelope
[QUOTE=Dan Leavens;113095]Bill glad to see that...

[QUOTE=Dan Leavens;113095]Bill glad to see that you sold them and recovered some$$]

Wish I did Dan, one of the neighbours friends was visiting for the wedding the T-Birds did, so I ended up giving...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By Penelope
As an update, my headers have headed off to the...

As an update, my headers have headed off to the land of the long white cloud (North Island sorry Tom) to be fitted to a Mercury Cougar that doesn't have a steering box in the way.

I am told they fit...
Forum: Our Rides 01-09-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Penelope
Cheers Tom, and we were invaded by Kiwi's for the...

Cheers Tom, and we were invaded by Kiwi's for the wedding as our neighbours are ex North Island (Hastings). There were about 20 Kiwi's there from both islands.

Couldn't talk any of them into...
Forum: Our Rides 01-08-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Penelope
Thank you Dan and Ray, cheers for the tips Ray,...

Thank you Dan and Ray, cheers for the tips Ray, I'm on it!!
Forum: Our Rides 01-08-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Penelope
Cheers Chris, the air cons worked very well. The...

Cheers Chris, the air cons worked very well. The '59 got a bit hot but the '60 was fine. Bear in mind I was in Perth city traffic in the middle of a very hot day and I am happy with that result, so...
Forum: Our Rides 01-07-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Penelope
Wedding

I was asked by our good friends and neighbours to use the T-Birds for their daughters wedding. Here are some shots the day before after a scrub up and polish in our back yard. Both performed well and...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-21-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 693
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 76,533
Posted By Penelope
Thank you gentlemen, it brought me a dinner with...

Thank you gentlemen, it brought me a dinner with my wonderful family and a voucher for Ford Falcon spares for my current project, and a headache today....

I'm happy!
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-05-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Penelope
Spot on Tom, my neighbour is from the Shaky Isles...

Spot on Tom, my neighbour is from the Shaky Isles (North Island) and he is aghast at all the nanny rules we have for everything over here. it just keeps getting worse. I can tell you as an employer I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-04-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Penelope
Asbestos concerns when importing

The latest barrier to Aussies importing cars from the US (and other countries) is upon us. The Border Force department of our Customs service is now hot on all asbestos products being removed from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Penelope
I would like to get a white '58 with A/C to...

I would like to get a white '58 with A/C to complete the set, then I'd be a happier man:D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Penelope
Cheers for that Eric, just tried the same thing...

Cheers for that Eric, just tried the same thing with an old engine mount...unsuccessfully. Same story for old rubber tube. I will beat this!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Penelope
I had the same issue on my '60 and permanently...

I had the same issue on my '60 and permanently deleted the mechanical pump when i had the engine rebuilt recently and I installed a Holley "red" electrical fuel pump. Suffice to say that with the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-05-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
Joke of the Day

In deference to the note by administrators, here is today's joke of the day, and it is most definitively automobile related. It is the joke of the auto industry in fact...

I give you the Zundapp...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-05-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Penelope
R.I.P Richard, thoughts are with his family.

R.I.P Richard, thoughts are with his family.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-19-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
A very powerful one.....

A very powerful one.....
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-18-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
Bob, before the food goes to the Lab

it must go past the initial cat scan.....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Penelope
I think that looks very classy indeed. Nice job...

I think that looks very classy indeed. Nice job Chris, and I noticed The King having a sneaky backwards look at it. No doubt he would have approved as well.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-12-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
Far from it Bob! I guess we were lucky enough to...

Far from it Bob! I guess we were lucky enough to have plumbing when i grew up. Over here we call the outhouses "long drops"... always did from memory.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-12-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
I was absolutely afraid that was going to be the...

I was absolutely afraid that was going to be the answer, thanks, I think:eek:
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-11-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 293
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 15,132
Posted By Penelope
I'm gonna bite, Ray... what is a three holer? We...

I'm gonna bite, Ray... what is a three holer?
We certainly have outhouses down here in OZ, but i have never heard of a "two or three holer". Please enlighten me!
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-31-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,007
Posted By Penelope
The price of gas, wow I wish...... ours is the...

The price of gas, wow I wish...... ours is the equivalent of $4.08USD per US gallon. Makes the old sunday drive an expensive bit of fun but we look pn the bright side, it is our choice to drive V8's...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-22-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Penelope
Whoa, big job for someone who has unbridled...

Whoa, big job for someone who has unbridled enthusiasm and lots of coin..
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