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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Gold Bird
Thanks to all for the great help, come to think...

Thanks to all for the great help, come to think of it when we did the interior on the car one of the window switches did not work. When we put things back together it worked. Will check out today. 👍
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Gold Bird
John, you are right! Called my other shop and...

John, you are right! Called my other shop and they are taking a look on Monday, said it should not be a big deal
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Gold Bird
My local guy is pretty good but think he is just...

My local guy is pretty good but think he is just afraid to break the window or some other part. When you move the switch there is no noise from the door, I tried to push the switch and the window at...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Gold Bird
Window not working

My driver side window glass is stuck in the up position, my local mechanic took a look today and unfortunately has no idea if its the motor or regulator and does not know where to tackle the problem....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Gold Bird
No, windows up but the rain we had for two days...

No, windows up but the rain we had for two days was amazing! over 9 inches.....Pick it up tomorrow and see whats going on
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Gold Bird
Generator light came on a few weeks ago and it...

Generator light came on a few weeks ago and it stopped charging. They replaced it with a new one, plus a new voltage regulator. I am hoping that the inside of the door has gotten wet and after it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Gold Bird
Power window not working help

Had the Gold Bird at the shop for a new generator and when it was there it spent some time outside in the rain! Now the passenger window won't go up . They checked the switch and its getting power,...
Forum: Our Rides 07-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By Gold Bird
I like the Goldfinger name, lol!

I like the Goldfinger name, lol!
Forum: Our Rides 07-16-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By Gold Bird
Too funny, did not notice that! Thanks to all:)

Too funny, did not notice that! Thanks to all:)
Forum: Our Rides 07-15-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By Gold Bird
one more photo

one more photo
Forum: Our Rides 07-15-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By Gold Bird
Dad has had some health problems since January...

Dad has had some health problems since January but remains in good spirits. I have forgotten how much fun the bird is to drive, even with a bum generator!
Forum: Our Rides 07-15-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By Gold Bird
First car show in 2 years!

Well after a very long time for the paint job the Gold Bird finally made a show. It was great to have it there and many people loved the story about Dad buying it new in 60. Now just need to get the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Gold Bird
put the new voltage regulator on and no change....

put the new voltage regulator on and no change. Battery voltage was 12.9 before I started the car, then it dropped to 12.2 and did not change as I reved the engine. The voltage was 11.5 at the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By Gold Bird
Car show this weekend

If any of my Michigan friends are near Bay City on Saturday, the annual Cool City Car show is downtown this weekend. Starts with a cool car cruise tonight then cars on the streets tomorrow. The Gold...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Gold Bird
Autozone can get one for me for late Friday. He...

Autozone can get one for me for late Friday. He said one is listed for a generator and the other for an alternator. I believe mine has three tabs/wires connected? will check it out later tonight.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Gold Bird
Thanks Jon, Things have been real busy at work...

Thanks Jon, Things have been real busy at work these days and have not had anytime to play with the Bird! You would know there is our big local car show this weekend and want to take the car. It...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Gold Bird
My generator light just came on yesterday and...

My generator light just came on yesterday and tested voltage at the battery. When you rev the engine the volts stay the same. My local garage told me most likely its the regulator, any suggestions on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-15-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,686
Posted By Gold Bird
Thanks to all for the answer on the tires, 35...

Thanks to all for the answer on the tires, 35 seems fine. Will post some pictures as soon as the weather gets better here in Michigan of the new paint job on the car, really turned out nice!:D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,686
Posted By Gold Bird
After sitting all winter, they had only 25 in...

After sitting all winter, they had only 25 in each tire, put them all at 35 and seems ok, still has a nice ride but a little more responsive. DB tires was pretty iffy on what was best.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,686
Posted By Gold Bird
best tire pressure for radials

I tried to do a search today about this but could not find it. Just wondering what a good tire pressure is for radials on our birds. Mine are from Diamond back and they said it ranges from 32 to 40...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gold Bird
Thanks to all for the nice comments, it really...

Thanks to all for the nice comments, it really does look nice, real smooth finish. The hood shot does not show the real color very well, side shots are more true. Just needs some clean up on the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-31-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gold Bird
Gold Bird is back!

Well, after four months at the body shop the car is finally back home again. It had several issues that needed repair, chips, blisters and so on. It looked like a simple job, but as always was not....
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-15-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Gold Bird
Gold Bird repaint

Well, its been a long time since I have talked to my friends on the Squarebirds! After the big show in June with my Father, Goldbird was dropped off at the paint shop for some touch up work. Well,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-15-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By Gold Bird
Ray, Great job on the Technical resource...

Ray, Great job on the Technical resource library, we all appreciate the time and effort you have put in! Thank you!
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-03-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,829
Posted By Gold Bird
Dad, Sure glad you did not listen to Mr. Hagen,...

Dad, Sure glad you did not listen to Mr. Hagen, I got tired of our old sand box many years ago, but we still love our bird!
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