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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,862
Posted By RustyNCa
Ah, okay, I was trying to picture how it...

Ah, okay, I was trying to picture how it functioned, that makes alot more sense now.

Regarding the power steering pump, we can't use the factory pump to power the rack?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-02-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,862
Posted By RustyNCa
Nice job Dave, I wish the photos were larger so I...

Nice job Dave, I wish the photos were larger so I could get a closer look at them. This is an item on my To-Do List,

Cheers Bryan
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
Well, here are some links I have kept track of....

Well, here are some links I have kept track of. Someday, hopefully someday soon I can do my own...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-27-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By RustyNCa
It was a few years ago, but I tried Custom...

It was a few years ago, but I tried Custom Autosound once. The radio was a piece of junk that I gave away to someone more interested in keeping their car looking stock than I was. I wanted a deck...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By RustyNCa
If I ever get the far, the answer is yes, you...

If I ever get the far, the answer is yes, you will see them on my bird...

I just need to match the fronts I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By RustyNCa
I agree regarding the rear drums, but my desire...

I agree regarding the rear drums, but my desire to eventually go disc in the rear is the benefit of being able to pull the wheels of the car in a simpler fashion. Those drums are what I hang up on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By RustyNCa
Well, if it's a four barrel cast, that'd be...

Well, if it's a four barrel cast, that'd be original. If you're willing and can find an Edelbrock M390 3x2 intake it has a fill tube, but it won't look original...

However, I think it will look...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By RustyNCa
What about converting it to a triangulated four...

What about converting it to a triangulated four link or a centerdrive truck arm suspension? Like a Hot Rods to Hell setup?

http://www.hotrodstohell.net/index.htm
Forum: Events 11-14-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By RustyNCa
I don't really care for portholes on squarebirds,...

I don't really care for portholes on squarebirds, but your's is done really nice. I like how you did it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By RustyNCa
I used to fight the same issue on both the 58 and...

I used to fight the same issue on both the 58 and the 65. I actually bought an electric pump to wire in like you did, never got around to doing it.

What I find odd, I went to dual Holley carbs on...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-06-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By RustyNCa
I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. One of the...

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. One of the great things I have always appreciated about this forum, it's helpful, warm and very friendly. That was the founder's goal, and it seems to staying...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By RustyNCa
Was just curious, I've been running his bracket...

Was just curious, I've been running his bracket on my TBird since way back in 2007 or 2006.

If you click this thumbnail, it's one photo that kinda shows the CRAP bracket I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By RustyNCa
What's the advantage of it over the old style?

What's the advantage of it over the old style?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By RustyNCa
I agree completely regarding the residual valves....

I agree completely regarding the residual valves. I tried running them on my ratrod, they failed in short order. I have a number of friends that have also fought and gave up on them. They really...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By RustyNCa
I think the issue with the lower mount would be...

I think the issue with the lower mount would be the steering linkage? I was noticing yesterday while under my 58, that now has a 390/C6 combo in it, that the center links are rubbing the oil pan.

I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By RustyNCa
Maybe you have gotten really lucky and ended up...

Maybe you have gotten really lucky and ended up having a C6 in there and you do have a vacuum line to a modulator and the modulator has gone bad. Hard to tell from those close ups. But one easy way...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By RustyNCa
Did you pull the VC and check the umbrella seals?...

Did you pull the VC and check the umbrella seals? My 58 had a similar history and I did the same thing you have with yours, took a few weeks till a chunk of old umbrella seal worked it's way down...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By RustyNCa
Yep, been running their bracket for over ten...

Yep, been running their bracket for over ten years or so. Works great.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
I know those are nice, but for the cost of those,...

I know those are nice, but for the cost of those, I think I could convert to rack and pinion and run those ebay headers and probably have spent less money?

The conversion to rack makes lots of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
Well, that's disappointing, but not surprising....

Well, that's disappointing, but not surprising.

So, if someone had gotten rid of the steering box by converting to a rack, you think they would work?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
So, this might be interesting. After you return,...

So, this might be interesting. After you return, them, someone on here, other than me, since I have already asked should contact the vendor on ebay and ask them the question I did, or some variation...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
Hey, before you fit them, have you shown a light...

Hey, before you fit them, have you shown a light at the merge where all four come together and looked inside the exit.

Do you see any light?

Thanks
RustyNCA
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
Looking forward to more news on how these fit. ...

Looking forward to more news on how these fit. Keep mindful of how close they come to the stock location eh? I might need to go this route on my 58 if they work.

Cheers
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
What do you have now for pipes? I've read there...

What do you have now for pipes? I've read there isn't much point in 3" over the 2.5" for most engines?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By RustyNCa
Interesting that they come out of Rocklin, that's...

Interesting that they come out of Rocklin, that's a couple hours from me. I'd be interested to hear how they work, I'd like to run some in my 58, but I haven't been willing to drop the expense of...
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