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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-23-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By torpedo
A/C

I've run into this problem quite extensively, as the experts mentioned it could be the vacuum hoses (loose or cracked), if the compressor is not working check the compressor clutch line leading...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-19-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By torpedo
Brake Light stop switch

Hi John, that's the one on the master. I tried using sockets, wrenches etc......something has to be removed, but I don't know which. I will try yours. Somehow its interfering with the fittings...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-19-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By torpedo
Brake Light Stop Switch

Hello, I am once again reaching out to all who can help me with (steps) on how to replace a brake light stop switch on a 1964 thunderbird. I checked the manual, it wasn't much help. If someone has...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By torpedo
Carpet

No need to remove the center console. Try N.O.S. Automotive Fabrics ( Original Auto Interiors, Inc), out of Michigan. As far as sound deadening your choice. I went with the Batt 1/4" sound proofing...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By torpedo
Canister (Tomato can)

Thanks to all. I may have pulled a vacuum line off of something when I was working under the dash. Very annoying when you take things apart then put back together and find something not working. Oh...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By torpedo
Canister (tomato can)

Hello again, I am reaching out to all in hopes I get a better understanding of my 64 T'bird. My question: Does this canister (tomato can) hold air to provide the ports. I started my vehicle the other...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By torpedo
Steering column seal

Yes, John that's the part. I have to look at this further on how to tackle this. Apparently its severely torn. Thanks for the reply. I did see this in the manual but it doesn't give instructions.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-26-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By torpedo
Steering Column Seal

Need some direction as to how to install this seal. I'm assuming the steering wheel has to be removed from my 64 T'bird. Is this a difficult removal? If someone could provide the steps I would...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
OK, I will send them as soon as I can. Thanks...

OK, I will send them as soon as I can. Thanks Dave
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Park Light & Bezel Tool

The Reason I chose the socket is so that I can change the bulb if it breaks (knowing me) or burns out, makes for a quick change. I also made the wire connections apprx 5ft in length.
I need to know...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Hi Dave, just to let you know that I made my test...

Hi Dave, just to let you know that I made my test light. I used a 1956 Thunderbird park light socket. I wanted to go that route in case the bulb breaks or burns out etc.....I put it through the test...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-01-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Test light

I have no questions now Dave, Thanks
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Dave is there any chance I could get an image as...

Dave is there any chance I could get an image as to how to make this test light and how it looks. It seems easy. This will give me the insentive to make one quicker.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Sorry Dave haven't had the chance. Hopefully on...

Sorry Dave haven't had the chance. Hopefully on my next days off I will. I am always open to experienced people with ideas.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Park Light issue fixed

I would like to Thank All for your input and direction. It turns out that the contacts/ground needed cleaning. First step was to remove the complete assembly, then clean (wire brush). Not only did it...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Park Light

Thanks Dave I will work on this on my days off. I will also let you as well others of the results.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Thanks for the reply Yadkin, flashers are both...

Thanks for the reply Yadkin, flashers are both front and rear. Only one giving me the problem is the front drivers side. I did clean the contacts. I am hoping the mice didn't chew any wires. As I...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By torpedo
Park Light issue

As I am slowly restoring my 64 Thunderbird, I now have issues with the park light(amber) drivers side not coming on. And when I engage the flashers, the passenger side is very bright whereas the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-07-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By torpedo
Door Seal problem solved

I would like to Thank you all for your input and advice. After installing the seals within several days the seals worked out perfectly didn't do a thing to them, door closes without a problem. I am...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-02-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By torpedo
Door seals

Are you referring to dielectric grease? and which brand should I use, I live in Canada. Thanks
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-01-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By torpedo
Hi John Thanks for the reply, its just what I...

Hi John Thanks for the reply, its just what I thought. When you want the right answers for your car, come to this site. Going to let it work and shape its way on its own. Thank you
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-01-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By torpedo
1964 Thunderbird door seals

Hello all, just bought some proper new door seals for my car, installed one side today, door won't close all the way needs a little push. Has anyone had this problem and I do I rectify this. Thanks
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By torpedo
Convenience Package

Confirmed: the Door ajar uses #256, Flashers uses #1891, and the Low Fuel #256 or #1891. Info from the Parts/Accessories Catalog (Blue Book).
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By torpedo
Safety Convenience Package

Can someone assist me in replacing the bulbs for this package. I have a 1964 Thunderbird Landau, and I can't seem to locate which bulb to use. I know the Door ajar uses #256,
Flasher#1891, don't know...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By torpedo
Thank you, I misplaced the manual (left it at...

Thank you, I misplaced the manual (left it at work).
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