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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,913
Posted By 63Bullet
I just timed my 63 with a newer one. Its not a...

I just timed my 63 with a newer one. Its not a matter of staying original in my opinion becuase obviously technology has come a long way but still the basic stuff is pretty reliable. After you use...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By 63Bullet
Im not sure about the 62 but i have a 63 and it...

Im not sure about the 62 but i have a 63 and it has a vent tube. I lowered my rear end and when i would fill the tank full sometimes after hitting a speed bump some of the gas would spurt out frot...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By 63Bullet
Question Voltage regulator condensor?

I have a 63 and it has a voltage regulator for the alternator. I know generators have voltage regulators but on the 63 there is an inline condensor that looks just like the one inside the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By 63Bullet
Smile Wow I had no idea. Thanks I thought about getting...

Wow I had no idea. Thanks I thought about getting a new reproduction battery of the original style but wasnt sure if they were as good as todays "high cranking" technology. I'll look into a new...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By 63Bullet
Okay, im getting spark now but the battery seems...

Okay, im getting spark now but the battery seems really weak and I cant get the engine to fire and then the battery goes dead. The engine wants to start but im hoping it wont because of the weak...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By 63Bullet
where is the coil resistor? I have a black and...

where is the coil resistor? I have a black and white colored wire comming from the firewall to the + side of the coil adn then the negative to the distributor but when I went in to the junk yard to...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-15-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By 63Bullet
Question Not getting spark

So I went to start up the thunderbird and she wouldnt start. I pulled out the volt meter and used the leeds and found out that the coil wasnt putting out 12V but 6V and when i pulled the plug wire...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,752
Posted By 63Bullet
Steering squeeeeel?

I replaced my pressure lines a few weeks ago and flushed out the powersteering fluid and everything was perfect but just the other day I noticed a loud squeel when I would turn the wheel? Anybody...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-04-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By 63Bullet
Yes and it should be silver colored and have one...

Yes and it should be silver colored and have one or two prongs comming out of it that a rubber boot is covering (wires) and if you need to replace it its not very expensive i think i got mine for $5...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 04-20-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,148
Posted By 63Bullet
Lightbulb 1963 Thunderbird For Sale

Im the 2nd owner of this car. It was originally owned by an old man who bought it new in 63 and died a few years ago and left it to his daughter who had to sell it. To make things simple, what I have...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
none taken but when i got my thunderbird the...

none taken but when i got my thunderbird the owner before somehow cut it out for whatever reason so i ran it to the coil so whenever the ignition is on it powers the choke. Same thing if you're...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
YES! I forgot to include that be sure you have...

YES! I forgot to include that be sure you have the electric choke running to your coil. If it doesnt open up all the way your engine will be starving for air. The holley I got was a manual choke...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-16-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
Theres a little plastic piece on the linkage,...

Theres a little plastic piece on the linkage, check and see if its sticking and holding the linkage open. I had a broken one and it would get stuck every now and then so id have to pump the gas pedal...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-16-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
No matter what the box or the guy behind the...

No matter what the box or the guy behind the parts counter tells you, you always need to adjust the carb. Holleys have a reputation for always needing adjustments. Holley and Edelbrock set them up at...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-15-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
Did you check your timing? Also make sure your...

Did you check your timing? Also make sure your linkage is spaced out right. If that arm is screwed forward or back it could be holding the throttle open. I had that problem then realized i had moved...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
Napa should carry the original fuel filter that...

Napa should carry the original fuel filter that goes on the fuel pump. I would recommend that you also get an in line filter and put it in the line somewhere before it reaches the carb. Makes for a...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-03-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By 63Bullet
Thumbs up I went through the same thing. I just put on the...

I went through the same thing. I just put on the Holley 4160 with the non-adjustable floats. Its cool since we all know the reputation of holley and how they need constant adjustments thats why I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-28-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By 63Bullet
Thumbs up Ill look into that. Just to let everyone know I...

Ill look into that. Just to let everyone know I FINALLY put that new holley on today and it works great so far. Very little effort required to set it up. I know its not the original autolite but I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-22-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By 63Bullet
Thumbs up Ive done mods to monitor the engine better. How...

Ive done mods to monitor the engine better. How do you post pics on this forum? Reason being is that im currently installing a triple guage setup to monitor the water temp, oil psi, and voltage. The...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-22-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By 63Bullet
Thumbs up Yes thanks, im installing a holley 4160 carb and...

Yes thanks, im installing a holley 4160 carb and it has the non-adjustable floats up to 6psi so anthing above 6psi needs a pressure regulator installed. Not a big deal I just wanted make sure before...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-21-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By 63Bullet
Question Fuel Pump PSI

What is the psi on the stock mechanical fuel pump?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,732
Posted By 63Bullet
Im looking at a few options right now. I know how...

Im looking at a few options right now. I know how they work but i wasnt sure about it was ran through the radiator, thanks. B&M also makes a tranny temp gauge that im also considering installing. I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,732
Posted By 63Bullet
Question Tranny cooler

What kind of fluid is cooling the tranny? Is it coolant or tranny fluid? I'm thinking of replacing my radiator with a new aluminum one but it is impossible to find a new radiator for the 61-63...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-08-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,075
Posted By 63Bullet
Thumbs up Rare Thunderbird?

Has anyone ever heard of the 1963 Italien? I saw this site http://www.tbirdsquare.com/ that has some info and pics about it. What do you guys think/know about it?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-05-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,430
Posted By 63Bullet
I was thinking the same thing, Ive only done this...

I was thinking the same thing, Ive only done this on a complete custom where everything was new (front end, 4 link, etc). I know my bird has leaf springs in the rear but over the years they've gotten...
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