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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,552
Posted By rannugno
Hi folks, I freshet up my engine bay last winter...

Hi folks,

I freshet up my engine bay last winter and planned to also to change to two circuit brake system. But the winter went to fast....
I finished the engine bay. but not the brake upgrade....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-31-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By rannugno
The pan was dropped yesterday and the bolt...

The pan was dropped yesterday and the bolt removed. So all worries about this is gone :D

I've dressed up the engine bay during this winter and the spring is as normal a bit to early for me....
Have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-28-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By rannugno
Thanks for answers. Dave, I will take down the...

Thanks for answers.

Dave, I will take down the pan so I don't have to worry about a hole in the engine block. Will buy a new gasket tomorrow.

Dakota Boy, things like this happens to me all time in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By rannugno
Bolt in the sump....

Today I did something really stupid!

When mounting the distributor, I lost distributor fixing bolt into the mounting hole to the distributor. I tried to pick it with a telescopic magnet, but fails...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,552
Posted By rannugno
Thanks all for all tips :) My plan was to keep...

Thanks all for all tips :) My plan was to keep the engine bay as original as possible and my under dash vacuum bellow is still working. I've tried the brakes with and without the engine running and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,552
Posted By rannugno
Convert from single to dual master cylinder

Hi,

I plan to do some rebuild of the brakes in my 58 T-Bird. I plan to convert from single to dual master cylinder for safety reasons. I plan to keep all four drum brakes and also keep the original...
Forum: Our Rides 03-06-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Dan, The car was repainted around 1990. The...

Dan,

The car was repainted around 1990. The original color was Winterset white. But the painted color is slightly less yellowish compare with the original color (which still exist behind back seat,...
Forum: Our Rides 03-04-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Hi. This winter project takes a lot more time...

Hi.

This winter project takes a lot more time than planned (as usual). Since last posting I've removed the door weather strips and cleaned the doors for glue and some rust, fortunately nothing...
Forum: Our Rides 01-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Winter project 2014/15

Hi!

As usual I had to do something to improve my T-bird this winter as well.
The plan now is to replace the windshield weather strip, the dash pad that didn't fit well anymore, door weather strips...
Forum: Our Rides 11-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Last winther project.....

The bird is parked for the season and it's time for indoor activity again here in Norway. I realized that i never finished my update on last winter project here on this (grate) forum. So I have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-08-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
Anders, The car is still not sold... Thanks a lot...

Anders, The car is still not sold...
Thanks a lot for your long explanation. I agree that I probably have the same problem as you had. I will have a new look at it next winter. I guess it's not...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
Anders, I've read your threads over and over...

Anders, I've read your threads over and over again,but can't still find out hove to solve this.
A few days ago I visited a workshop, lifted the car standing on its wheels and tightened all bolts...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
The bushings is US parts ordered from Rare Parts....

The bushings is US parts ordered from Rare Parts. This set is not 100%....
First, the sleeves for this "clapper" system is too short and after try using this it ended by smashing the new rubber...
Forum: Our Rides 04-19-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Thanks Dan, Yes it's a lot of work.... I've now...

Thanks Dan,

Yes it's a lot of work....
I've now almost completed the job and plan to post some more pictures soon. But I do still have some challenges as you may have seen in another thread in this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
Thanks for all replies. Dave, I've already spend...

Thanks for all replies.

Dave, I've already spend a lot of money to make this working.... so I still hope to make it work. And I'm pretty sure that this don't have anything to do with the problem...
Forum: Our Rides 04-17-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
Winter project 2014

The subject for this winter was the rear axle and surrounding area. I'm going to change all bushings, springs and shocks. I'm also going to remove dirt, rust and repaint what possibe.

Pic 1: The...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
I didn't get much response on this so I will try...

I didn't get much response on this so I will try to explain a bit better. On the picture you can see what bolt who makes the knocking sound, it's marked with red arrow. This happens on both side when...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By rannugno
Noise from upper control arm

After rebuilding my rear axle (new bushings, springs and shocks) I've got a terrible knocking sound. The knocking comes from where the upper arm is attached to the axle. There's a little gap between...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By rannugno
Yes, I use a vented cap, bought from a...

Yes, I use a vented cap, bought from a Thunderbird part vendor. Looks like the original.

Anyway I will have to order a new pump first.
May it be a good idea to use Loctite (Thread-locking compound)...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By rannugno
John, The adapter came with the pump so...

John,

The adapter came with the pump so everything is brand new.

May there be something wrong with the ventilation on the fuel filler cap so the pressure inside the tank is to high and pressures...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By rannugno
Fuel leaks and leaks....

Since I bought this Thunderbird three years ago I've struggled with fuel leaks.
First the carburetor was troubling and overflowed. I bought a new carburetor and then I got problems with the fuel line...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By rannugno
Jed, the plug is round and is located in the rear...

Jed, the plug is round and is located in the rear end of the rockers, or just in front of the back wheels. I measured the opening to1 1/8". I have tried to order them and a few other dimensions from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By rannugno
Thanks guys for your replies. The problem here...

Thanks guys for your replies.

The problem here in Europe is to find the correct size. And the sets you can buy at hardware stores have very thin and sheep. And when you only can use a few of them,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By rannugno
Body rubber plugs

I'm looking for suppliers for body rubber plugs. Especially the big one in the rear end of the rocker is hard to find. Anyone who knows where to buy these plugs?
Forum: Our Rides 11-01-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,784
Posted By rannugno
It seems like I never finished last winter...

It seems like I never finished last winter project in here...
I think the pictures tells the story:)
And when my kitchen is ready (and my wife satisfied) I will start new projects on this car:D
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