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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-14-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,846
Posted By Monty
Hole in Engine block challenge

Alex sorry hear the oil passage failure.
Here's the Challenge to everyone get cracken on the best way to fix this with little expense to Alex maybe someone has some rods to donate.

Alex The...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2004, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By Monty
RE: CARBERATOR

If you rebuild soak the carb in a one gallon can of carb parts cleaner for as long as you can also take great care and use the proper screw drivers to remove the jets. also when you turn the carb...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-31-2003, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,088
Posted By Monty
RE: Clean that screen!!!

When I come across this I buy a gallon can of parts cleaner and let it sit in it for a week then take it to boiling water with detergent laundry soap and swoose it around several time. you want to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-30-2003, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By Monty
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By Monty
Tampa Area TBird Club?

Does Anyone know how or who I can contact the Thunderbird clubs in St Petersburg and Tampa Florida area? Or any where, around Centeral Florida?
Monty 727 573-1807
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-27-2003, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,759
Posted By Monty
Generator burn ups

Here in Tampa I met a new owner of a 59 352 HT and we started talking problems. Seems he has gone through 3 generators, the last one installed by a Ford dealer all burning up. I thought at one time...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-27-2003, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,370
Posted By Monty
RE: plug gap

I agree when I put in a pertorix into my 2894v Mustang It improved everything but still idled shacking. when I looked at my 75 Thunderbird 460 I note the gap change after Ford went to electornic...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2003, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,099
Posted By Monty
RE: trunk racks

1. Can't say I have ever seen a roof rack on a convertible outside of one for skies even most of them seems to be attached to the trunk over the convertible top. And I am 47 and have been around the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,703
Posted By Monty
RE: Fuel Pump replacement

You might look for a rebuild kit for the orginal I did this to a 42 Jeep for $12. I bet you someone has the kits. make sure it covers vacumn but it may not need to as that is a seperate cell if I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By Monty
RE: 60 bird restoration

I am going to be stationed in Tampa let me know to.

Monty
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2003, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By Monty
RE: AC is the 58 the same as 59?

Hope you get this. When I got home this Monday Orders do mobilization to Centcom were waiting for my -- possible the middle east for a year by the way where do you live? Some of my tour will take me...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-24-2003, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,987
Posted By Monty
RE: radiator removal question

Alex whats the standard distance from the radiation to the fan blade I had some what of the same problem but have done it so many times I knew its just a matter of time. You have to loosen the bolts...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-24-2003, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By Monty
RE: AC is the 58 the same as 59?

Alex I am a US Army Safety Specialist employed at Fort Eustis Virginia I am interested in your accident
what kind of cleaning tank/tub were you using?
What kind of product?
What conditions were the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By Monty
AC is the 58 the same as 59?

Ebay has a 58 "only" AC for auction would this fit a 59/60?
Monty
http://cgi.msn.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=34197&item=2438601913
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-21-2003, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By Monty
RE: radiator problems

You might change your thermostate since you got it apart there one that cost $11 call Sure Safe (I think) Ask your local parts shop to look at the list -- Its normally the most expensive! But worth...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-21-2003, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,391
Posted By Monty
RE: Exhaust Manifold bolt removal tips needed...'58

I would start with some heat only to loosen up the oil and rust then brush and blow it out. Then use PB Blaster (penetrator)several times over the week. Do what Alex said and wiggle the bolt...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-21-2003, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By Monty
RE: secondary venturis' melted off

Sounds to me you may have had some fire or smoldering fire in the intake that went on long enough to melt them. If their the only thing that got melted it may have been a defect in the grade of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By Monty
RE: Mech. voltage regulars

There are some web sites but I don't have them saved at this time.
Sorry type in voltage regulator etc make sure your dealing with FORD like regulators.
Monty
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2003, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By Monty
RE: Cleaning out the manifold crossover

I have done 390s with a drill extention and metal V shaped grinder attachment. Also coat hangers. Don't worry about cutting some metal out as this will only improve flow, also use sandpaper and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-07-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By Monty
RE: Manual 1959

Alex I will have to find one on ebay I saw several last month. Monty
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-06-2003, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,597
Posted By Monty
RE: got a fixer upper

I am in the same boat (full of holes) I found the rocker subframe (under the rocker panel) on one Bird, I have, is gone! From the front seat edge to somewhere up to the tire. You can't see this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-06-2003, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By Monty
RE: Manual 1959

Right thats the one I have but the other has a VBird and includes all other Fords and TBird for 1959 only
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2003, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By Monty
Manual 1959

On ebay I have found two different manuals for Thunderbird for 1959. I have the standard one that covers just the 1959 Thunderbird but there seems to be another Ford shop manual that covers the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2003, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,023
Posted By Monty
RE: Removal of Quarter Window

This shouldn't be that hard, are you sure you have disconnected everything? I have often found that there is one angle that is right and when you find it its like a light bulb went on. Done my sure...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-15-2003, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,536
Posted By Monty
RE: Engine casting number

I found my 59 painted blue as well but over 45 years someone (many owners) most likely painted it blue thinking that it was the right thing to do. I think the 352 intake manifold with the road draft...
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