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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
Good advice Scott. Summit and others are good as...

Good advice Scott.
Summit and others are good as ďwhatís availableĒ websites, but I then always cross check the manufacturer website for fit and purpose.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
Dave Just a quick reply on the timing gear set....

Dave
Just a quick reply on the timing gear set. Summit have them listed incorrectly for a truck engine. I checked on the Cloyes website and it confirms the 3029 is for an FE.
Iíll respond to your...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
Dave If I'd thought about it sooner I would have...

Dave

If I'd thought about it sooner I would have taken some side by side photos of the original & new camshaft and timing gear. Without the assistance of people like yourself on this site I would...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-26-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
I realise that you canít get the original style...

I realise that you canít get the original style cam thatís why Iíve got a cam for a later engine and modifying the block to take a thrust plate. Seems to be a common mod.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-24-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
Hi Dave Its a 1960 352 that originally had the...

Hi Dave
Its a 1960 352 that originally had the thrust button cam.
The new cam is a comp cams 33-224-3
New timing gear is Cloyes C-3029-X with the spacer cast into the gear.
I have a camshaft thrust...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-24-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By mh434
Tight camshaft bolt

Hi all
Picked up a new cam last week, when I went to screw the old sprocket bolt in (so I didn't lose it !) it felt very tight, sort of two turns and then felt like you wouldn't want to go much...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-23-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By mh434
Thanks John / Dave For the relatively low cost of...

Thanks John / Dave
For the relatively low cost of a new one I bundled into a biggish order so it didnít add anything to the shipping cost, if that makes sense. The reach and depth looks the same as...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-23-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By mh434
Oil pick up screen

I'm starting to gather together everything I need for an engine rebuild. I have got a new Melling HV oil pump and drive shaft but I have doubts about the oil screen I ordered at the same time. Its a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-22-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By mh434
Scott, Dave, Dean Thanks guys, lots of useful...

Scott, Dave, Dean

Thanks guys, lots of useful info there. I will go back over it at the weekend.

thanks

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-20-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By mh434
A little camshaft advice sought

Hi all
So my block and crank are currently at the machine shop getting ready to be bored, ground and balanced. They are going to drill and tap the block to accept a camshaft thrust plate so I am now...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By mh434
Tom Kristensen driving Bill Shepherds 59 tbird at...

Tom Kristensen driving Bill Shepherds 59 tbird at last years Goodwood Revival. It was awesome ...!

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By mh434
remember people, never drink and drive....You...

remember people, never drink and drive....You will spill most of it :D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By mh434
Good point John, I don't think I have seen...

Good point John, I don't think I have seen another Squarebird at a car show over here. Its one of the reasons I got one instead of a Mustang
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By mh434
Why do we do it..!

So I started by taking a few bits off to give it a little refresh...and then forgot to stop.....
Will it be worth what I put into it ? Absolutely not....
Is it a great sanity saver after a week at...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By mh434
I had the same issue with my '60. It felt like...

I had the same issue with my '60. It felt like something had broken in the door catch mechanism. Johns advice is sound, take out the top screw and fire a load of WD40 in there. Worked a treat for...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,769
Posted By mh434
You will soon get there as there will be lots of...

You will soon get there as there will be lots of questions...none of them are stupid, and someone will always have the answer..
Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,769
Posted By mh434
It looks scary, but it should be fairly straight...

It looks scary, but it should be fairly straight forward for a good bodyshop. It may sound strange but Iíd rather have a lot of rust visible on the outside than a smaller amount hidden in the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-29-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By mh434
Ah, perfect thanks

Ah, perfect thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-28-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By mh434
Thanks for the reply

Thanks for the reply
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-28-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By mh434
ĎAí pillar / fender piece removal

Hi all

Any tips on removing the small bits of bodywork between the bottom of the A pillar and fender. Iíve removed the two self tapping screws but thereís something else holding them. Page 45 of the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mh434
If you want to store it for a period of time mix...

If you want to store it for a period of time mix a bit of Avgas in with it.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mh434
Thanks Eric

Thanks Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mh434
Thanks Carl Engine and trans are already out so...

Thanks Carl

Engine and trans are already out so that should make like a lot easier.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mh434
Evaporator box removal

Hopefully a quick one. I removed the clips and 2 bolts securing the front of the evaporator box expecting to be able to take the front off and then remove the evaporator. I can now see that its not...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,723
Posted By mh434
Ha haaaa, love the comment about the marriage...

Ha haaaa, love the comment about the marriage licence...
good tips about tapping the holes.
Jon
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