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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-24-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,546
Posted By chewrocks
Ray, I havent been to the forum much in the last...

Ray, I havent been to the forum much in the last couple months. The last pictures I saw of your car is when they were just getting started with the yellow paint. This morning I read thru this compete...
Forum: Our Rides 07-24-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By chewrocks
Greg, good job and congrats. I didnt hear...

Greg, good job and congrats. I didnt hear anything about the Forest grove show this year. I have been to a couple other shows this year and havent seen a single squarebird. If I would have known you...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-09-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By chewrocks
60 golde top on craigslist

2000 bucks, Looks like it needs a lot of work.

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/1834192647.html

edit... Just looked at the pictures again, it has a continental kit on it too.
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-05-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,979
Posted By chewrocks
1960 430 on craigslist, $2500

I ran across this on craigslist this morning. Looks like it was posted on the 3rd. I paid more for my car with a 352 and in worse shape than this, so to me it looks like a pretty good deal. Too bad I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-20-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By chewrocks
When my grandson was about 2 he had only seen me...

When my grandson was about 2 he had only seen me wearing baseball caps (I wear them doctors orders to keep the sun off my bald head) until one night I took my hat off and was playing with him on the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-21-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By chewrocks
A cup holder would be nice. I have thought about...

A cup holder would be nice. I have thought about it the few times I have driven the tbird to work with my travel cup between my legs.

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Henry Weinhard Root Beer (and beer), made right here...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-14-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,663
Posted By chewrocks
Thanks Anders and Marco. I never thought about...

Thanks Anders and Marco. I never thought about contacting a dealer, I will try that. Finding newer bodystyles of Volvo is not much of a problem, but finding PVs, Duett or Amazon is pretty hard to do...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-13-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,663
Posted By chewrocks
Volvo PV diecast cars?? (Anders)

My brother has a birthday coming up (53rd) and I have been searching for volvo pv 444 or 544 diecast cars with not much luck. I have found just a few on ebay but they are in 1/89 (HO) scale, pretty...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-13-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,027
Posted By chewrocks
Have you pulled the heater core yet? Dont buy a...

Have you pulled the heater core yet? Dont buy a new one until you do. My 59 was leaking pretty bad and thought I needed a new core. After pulling it out I found the core to be fine. Ford put the heat...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,664
Posted By chewrocks
A few years ago I found that a family of mice...

A few years ago I found that a family of mice thought the motorhome was a great place to live. I did sticky traps and decon. I did get one on a sticky trap but the others learned from their lose and...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-30-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By chewrocks
I would like to echo the previous messages and...

I would like to echo the previous messages and say congratulations Ray, you definetly deserve it. And a big thanks to Marco, Good job!

Hear ye hear ye, it is in my opinion that Ray should be the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-30-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By chewrocks
Snowbird

This is last winter before the interior work was started. My car sat outside for years before I got it and was not in great shape so dont blast me too hard for it being out in the snow. It is now...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-28-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By chewrocks
Anders, Both the car hauler and the pickups...

Anders, Both the car hauler and the pickups appear to be about 1949. The pickups are Ford F-1s, not sure want the number designation (F-???) would be for the big ford truck. Here are some picture...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-27-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By chewrocks
Thunderbird could have been a Firebird

A few weeks ago as I packed for an out of town trip I noticed a gasoline smell in the house. Went to the garage and the smell was very strong. I opened the doors to let in some fresh air and lifted...
Forum: Our Rides 11-22-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By chewrocks
Wow, That is beautiful Charley. Very nice.

Wow, That is beautiful Charley. Very nice.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-15-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By chewrocks
Yes there is. If you open the door and look right...

Yes there is. If you open the door and look right above were the top hinge is you will see a hole with some putty/clay/sealer stuff in it. Under that sealer stuff there is a allen screw and if you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-29-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,490
Posted By chewrocks
Ray, I have to admit the first time I saw the...

Ray, I have to admit the first time I saw the yellow it was kinda BRIGHT. but after looking at the pics as work progressed I really got used to it and now seeing the finished product,,, well Ray, she...
Forum: Our Rides 10-23-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By chewrocks
I like your wifes reaction in the last video on...

I like your wifes reaction in the last video on the list. She obviously doesnt like it when you do that while shes in the car. Nice cars Clint! You will post a smoky video of the 63 wont you. I'd...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-21-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By chewrocks
Well HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Well HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-20-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By chewrocks
I was at the Bird Nest and they were telling me...

I was at the Bird Nest and they were telling me that for any particular part there is usually just one manufacturer and no matter where you order from it comes from the same place. One interesting...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-16-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By chewrocks
Anders, I found another Volvo at this link that...

Anders, I found another Volvo at this link that has a bunch of pictures. Do you know what year of volvo this might be?

www.intuh.net/barnfinds/afa70.htm (http://www.intuh.net/barnfinds/afa70.htm)
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-16-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By chewrocks
Sorry guys, I hate to spoil a great story but I...

Sorry guys, I hate to spoil a great story but I did a quick search and found this at

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/barn-cars.shtml

While the photographs are genuine, the text in the email...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-14-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By chewrocks
An oval...... wish I would have thought of that,...

An oval...... wish I would have thought of that, I suppose I should have asked BEFORE I started cutting. Oh well, I'll have to remember that in another 50 years when I redo the door panels again....
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-13-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By chewrocks
Hey there Jed, Thanks again for the foam. Ya know...

Hey there Jed, Thanks again for the foam. Ya know Jed, You are how I was introduced to the Squarebird forum. After I got the car and was first looking into parts for it I was talking with Bob at the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-12-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By chewrocks
Anders, Ruth looks pretty dang nice in there. If...

Anders, Ruth looks pretty dang nice in there. If my car would have looked like that I wouldnt have done anything to it except maybe try to find the skirt around the bottom of the seat. Yup, she looks...
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