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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By gas62tbird
Moving seat back

Thanks for the reply fellas but I went ahead and drilled new holes in the floor filled in the original ones and presto the seat is now back far enough and moves forward enough for someone to sit...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By gas62tbird
1962 a/c compressor pulley

Hi, has anyone ever removed the clutch pulley off the a/c compressor. Iv'e tried different tools like a two prong puller also a mechanic friend of mine tried using a threaded bolt that screws into...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-07-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By gas62tbird
Moving 62 power seat back

Thanks Ray but there are only one set of holes for the bolts to go into the frame. I think i'm going to have to Mcgyver it drilling new holes in the floor.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By gas62tbird
62 Moving Power driver's seat further back.

Has anyone who is over 6 ft tall try to adjust the seat further back than factory settings.Before I restored the interior of my 62 I didn't like how close I was to the steering wheel and thought it...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-08-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By gas62tbird
Towing

Thanks for the info Joe, hopefully will have one for sale if not a modern setup should fit.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-07-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By gas62tbird
Towing

I'm thinking of towing my Indian motorcycle with a 6x12 cargo trailer with ramp door and was wondering if anyone has ever installed a hitch on a 62 and if I need to install an oil transmission...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-07-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By gas62tbird
Gas tank leak

I ordered a new gas tank sending unit O ring that was the problem. Thanks for reapplies.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-04-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By gas62tbird
gas filler neck

Thanks Ray / John
I've dropped the tank not all the way and supported it, so I'm going to add gas to it and see exactly where it's leaking. and let you know.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-04-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By gas62tbird
GAS tank filler neck

On my 62 I replaced the gas tank but having a problem with gas leaking out when over half full, it seem to be leaking where filler neck joins the tank. I have replaced the O ring buit still leaks, I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-04-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By gas62tbird
Door button issues

Finnally figured out my problem, the spring part when the button is pushed in was broken where the tabs on the bezel is suppose to engage. it's suppose to push in and twist to lock into position. Not...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By gas62tbird
Outside door handle issues

A couple of days ago I came to lock my driver's door and it wouldn't the I noticed the bezel was loose then the button fell inside here we go I said so today i removed the inside door panel and...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
Lowering the suspension

Sorry for the slow reply but I did all the suspension work. I found the correct spring compressor an old mechanic friend of mine has had it for 40 yrs, lucky me, and I cut off 1 1/4 coil off and that...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
removing front coils

Thanks guys for your suggestions, I live in Ontario Canada and a local parts stow can order the OTC 7045B but it's $350 cananadian but there is an auto zone in Ogdensburg NY about 45min away,I will...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
spring removal

Hi, I had a friend come over today with his spring compressor but it's the claw type and can hardly fit through the top shock opening, too difficult to work with. He suggested making one with 1/2"...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
Removing front coils

Hi finally starting to remove front coils of my 62 to cut one coil to lower it but noticing when it's on the hoist that the top A arm bottoms out on the frame and even if I disconnect the sway bar...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
lowering

Thanks to all, very informative replies. Will let you know how it turns out.

Gas
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By gas62tbird
Lowering The Rocket

Hi, I want to lower the front end of my '62 is it feasible to cut one coil off the front springs to do so as it is on GM cars. If anyone has done this it would be great to hear from you.
Thanks
Gas
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By gas62tbird
Heater Core

Sorry For Late Reply Dave But Thanks For Input Your Idea Worked So I Installed A Shut Off Valve For The Summer,

Thanks Again!
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-11-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By gas62tbird
heater core

Good idea, Thanks Dave will let you know.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By gas62tbird
Question 62 heater core

Hi I recently replace the heater core in my 62 and put in a exterior heater control valve in the engine compartment and hooked it up the smaller heater hose from top of water pump to lower connection...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-26-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,475
Posted By gas62tbird
Smile tranny leak

Thanks for the info but I think I might have found the problem causing the leak, there is a kinked vent tube from the tranny which is hard to remove without dropping it so I decided to use my saw-all...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,475
Posted By gas62tbird
Unhappy cruise o matic linkage leak

After 2.5 years of working on my 62 the only major thing to tend to is the tranny leak I've had since day one. I put a bowl under the linkage where it enters the tranny and empty it every couple...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By gas62tbird
Smile Hi Eric Thanks for the detailed info, the 60 is...

Hi Eric
Thanks for the detailed info, the 60 is a different setup than the 62 but you have shed some light on the scenario. your headliner turned out great!
thanks again
Gas
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By gas62tbird
Any headliner replacement gurus out there

Hi, I have removed the old headliner out of my '62 but noticed there are what's left of 1/2 inch approx strips of rubberish or leather like material inerted in the tabs just above where you would...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-08-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By gas62tbird
Thanks Jed will do. Gas Grecco

Thanks Jed will do.

Gas Grecco
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