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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-22-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By texwardfan
As hard as it was to find the kit there is no way...

As hard as it was to find the kit there is no way I was going to look for the right engine. This model is what we call a shelfer and exact detail and correctness is not what I do. All I could try and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-18-2015, 05:19 PM
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Posted By texwardfan
I was at my local Michael's store today. Its kind...

I was at my local Michael's store today. Its kind of like Hobby Lobby and they had the kit for $24.95. If you have one in your area they might have one too. You can print out a 40% off coupon from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-18-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By texwardfan
Holman & Moody built seven of these that were...

Holman & Moody built seven of these that were purchased by several different teams for the 1959 Nascar season. The one I did was owned by Bud Burdick from Nebraska and driven by John Beauchamp who...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-17-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By texwardfan
Click on the link below to see more pictures of...

Click on the link below to see more pictures of the model and how I went about building it.

http://public.fotki.com/texrexfan/1959-john-beauchamp/page4.html
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-17-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By texwardfan
yes, the hardtop comes with it.

yes, the hardtop comes with it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-17-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By texwardfan
Its a monogram kit which I don't think is...

Its a monogram kit which I don't think is available from them right now. I'm not even sure if Monogram is still in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By texwardfan
I got lucky and found the kit at my local hobby...

I got lucky and found the kit at my local hobby shop. I have been looking a long time for this kit. you might try e-bay.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-17-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By texwardfan
The reason I asked all those questions

I was building a model of a 1959 thunderbird but the kit was a 58 so I had to change the rear suspension to leaf springs and had no pictures to go by. This is what I came up...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-21-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By texwardfan
Thank you so much, Dave. Is that a spring wrapped...

Thank you so much, Dave. Is that a spring wrapped around the shock to help it rebound?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-21-2015, 08:50 AM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By texwardfan
John. I thought I was through with questions but...

John. I thought I was through with questions but I do have one more. How do the rear shocks attach to the body? the pictures I have don't show this.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-18-2015, 08:56 AM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By texwardfan
I just have one more question, John. Did the 59...

I just have one more question, John. Did the 59 t-bird come with a rear anti sway bar from the factory and if so do you have a picture of that? Thanks for all your help.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-17-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By texwardfan
Thanks, John for the second pic too. I think...

Thanks, John for the second pic too. I think hopefully I have what I need now.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-17-2015, 07:53 AM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By texwardfan
Thank you so much for the picture. can I assume...

Thank you so much for the picture. can I assume then that the springs are not parallel with each other? For them to run from that place on the body to the place next to the gas tank they would have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:57 PM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By texwardfan
rear spring, axle set up on 59 thunderbird

Does anyone have a photo or can point me to a link that shows the rear chassis of a 59 thunderbird? I need to see how the springs tie into the frame or whatever they tie into. I have a picture from...
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