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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-03-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you guys, a pack of Motorcraft filters is...

Thank you guys, a pack of Motorcraft filters is already on the way.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-27-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you for info guys. You are great as always...

Thank you for info guys. You are great as always :).
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-26-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Which oil filter from these (Rock Auto)

Hello guys, it's been a while since I ordered a pack of oil filters from US. Since there is a hudge price difference in the attached oil filters, can you please advise which are OK to spend a buck...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you guys, that helped. Coolant is now of...

Thank you guys, that helped. Coolant is now of propper concentration.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Engine coolant - freezing point check

Hello guys, as my radiator is presently leaking, I've been adding destiled water to the circuit several times. I guess, I watered the mixture down a bit and I need to prevent it from freezing this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you John, Scumdog, Ray. Replacing the...

Thank you John, Scumdog, Ray. Replacing the radiator's core seems like the best option. Repairing the core repeatedly is exactly what I want to avoid.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Radiator - rebuild or buy a new one?

Hello guys, I have an original radiator on my '59. It started leaking a bit from several spots. Now, I am aware that the sediments inside can be chemically disolved and the leaking spots welded or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you guys for all your valuable info. I feel...

Thank you guys for all your valuable info. I feel much more comfortable now knowing the solution :). Have a great day!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Door takeapart and window question

Hello guys, I have two issues to solve - broken door window and non-functionable window motor. I'd like to ask:

is it possible to cut or manufacture the door window locally (in Europe) in some...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,687
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Hello guys, time to celebrate! After several...

Hello guys, time to celebrate! After several weeks of testing, hoping, taking apart and putting together we finally got into a happy end. Today's last portion of new parts seem to made the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Perfect. Thank you.

Perfect. Thank you.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you John. Seems I will learn and solve lot...

Thank you John. Seems I will learn and solve lot of things on this particular engine issue I'm solving just now :). Can you please briefly explain what does the resistor do?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,687
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
So, the adventure continues: a) replaced the...

So, the adventure continues:

a) replaced the coil
b) cleaned the points
c) did the coil test - getting lot of quick sparks, not very loud though
d) tested for the spark on every spark plug vire -...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Occasional electricity smoke from this part ?

Hello guys, can anyone tell what is this part responsible for? It is located in the engine compartment on the driver's side firewall just to the right from the brake cylinder.

I'm occasionaly...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-08-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,874
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thumbs up Now, that is a hell of a procedure description!...

Now, that is a hell of a procedure description! Thank you Dave, great work - will come very handy on my original starter restoration.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you John, it's always better to be sure...

Thank you John, it's always better to be sure about these things :).
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Is this a correct gas pump?

Hello guys, I just installed a new mechanical gas pump. Please look at the attached recomendation from the new pump and a picture of pump that I installed and the one that took out (not sure that was...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,687
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
I will put back the repaired starter and make the...

I will put back the repaired starter and make the spark test right away. Seems to me that the coil and condenser are not that expensive and I even might get them localy - only need to know their...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,874
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Thank you John, seems that should not be very...

Thank you John, seems that should not be very complicated.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
I am just curios about your experience - ease of...

I am just curios about your experience - ease of instalation and experience running it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,687
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
and three more...

and three more...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,687
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
So, just got from the garage. Here are the photos...

So, just got from the garage. Here are the photos of the distributor. Hopefully they are something to work with. Could not make the spark test sofar - unfortunately my fairly new starter's anchor...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,874
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
Starter takeapart - anybody done it?

Hello guys, anybody here who knows how to take the drive part off the starter unit to exchange it? Thank you.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
MSD ignition - any experience on your Bird?

Hey guys, does any of you have a MSD igniton installed? If so, can you please leave any feedback? Thank you.
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,527
Posted By Rock&Roll Firebird
MSD ignition - any experience on your Bird?

Hey guys, does any of you have a MSD igniton installed? If so, can you please leave any feedback? Thank you.
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