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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 11:47 AM
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Views: 212
Posted By Frango100
No nail polish. I used some yellow varnish on my...

No nail polish. I used some yellow varnish on my headlight sealed beams, but also on other bulbs.
It is a kind of epoxy resin, very durable and fixes very well on glass surfaces. Here they have many...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By Frango100
You can buy bright white LED's and use a colored...

You can buy bright white LED's and use a colored varnish to give them the color you want. No heat build-up but more light.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-14-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Frango100
Just started the transmission tear down last...

Just started the transmission tear down last week. Unfortunately i have very little time to work on it, so it will take a long time to finish this project. Taking pictures as many as possible, but...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-07-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Frango100
That panel looks amazing Nyles.

That panel looks amazing Nyles.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Frango100
Thanks John, i have bought a set of horns from...

Thanks John, i have bought a set of horns from Carl Heller last year and yeh, they have a nice "go out of my way"sound:D.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Frango100
Since the plastic part, which holds the shift...

Since the plastic part, which holds the shift indicator and the horn contact, was cracked and glued together, i got one of e-bay in a very nice shape. When i remember well, i did remove the switch...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-01-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By Frango100
I'm not aware of a website from him, i normally...

I'm not aware of a website from him, i normally contact him via his e-mail: hellerc1@verizon.net
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-01-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By Frango100
To post pictures, or you need to use a pictures...

To post pictures, or you need to use a pictures serving host and mention the link here, or be a paying member and you can post directly on here.
The turn lever is supposed to return to neutral...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Frango100
I did some search on e-bay, but only found one in...

I did some search on e-bay, but only found one in worse condition then mine for $ 299,00.
Carl Heller has a set of newly chromed for $ 350 each i believe.I will try first over here to get it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Frango100
Thanks for the answers guys. Yes Nyles, its...

Thanks for the answers guys.
Yes Nyles, its indeed the wind wings who have the bubbles on the aft sides. I will see if i can find someone who does the chroming here. But regarding the painting, here...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Frango100
Bubbles on window frames

Hi guys, i'm having several small corrosion bubbles under the chrome of the front and rear window frames. Re-chroming seems to be difficult, since the material is already not that thick. Did someone...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-17-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By Frango100
Hi Eric. No, i meant the steering gearbox, its...

Hi Eric. No, i meant the steering gearbox, its the one the steering shaft connects to. Its supposed to be filled with grease.
New fluid in the automatic transmission is also a good thing to do when...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By Frango100
There should be a grease nipple on the steering...

There should be a grease nipple on the steering tube itself. Also the steering gearbox needs grease, it will be probably be all dried up in there.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-08-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Frango100
There was a special tool available which was...

There was a special tool available which was overrunning when the right torque was applied and no torque wrench was needed. In case this tool was not available, a torque wrench could be used with the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Frango100
Transmission rebuild

So slowly the parts to start my transmission rebuild are coming in. No idea yet what I will find inside, but the master kit is there and two used bands (looking at the pictures in very good state)...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-12-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Frango100
The Airesearch heat exchanger seems to be an...

The Airesearch heat exchanger seems to be an aviation part. A pitty that the P/N canīt be read anymore.
The cooling tubes with the fins up front should cool down the fluid quite well, at least as...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-11-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Frango100
Are you sure about this Dave? The recommended...

Are you sure about this Dave? The recommended B8A-19578-A seems to be a long life grease. Many seem to use wheel bearing grease instead. I had looked into this a year ago or so and filled the...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 01-27-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By Frango100
My electrical knowledge is not that good, but i...

My electrical knowledge is not that good, but i think that 600 m Amp in 75 seconds would be 8 m Amp per second (600 divided by 75).
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 01-26-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By Frango100
The original squarebird clock is an...

The original squarebird clock is an electrical/mechanical wind clock. It doesnīt draw a constant current. As soon as power is applied to the clock, it will wind a spring in a fraction of a second,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-26-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Frango100
On my 58 the distance is half an inch (the gap...

On my 58 the distance is half an inch (the gap between the front window metal frame and the quarter window metal frame).
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-17-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Frango100
Thanks Dave. I did rebuild my jeeps 5-45RFE...

Thanks Dave. I did rebuild my jeeps 5-45RFE transmission a few years ago. Indeed had to make some special tools to be able to compress piston springs and remove their snap rings. Very interresting...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Frango100
It most probably will be the best to tear down...

It most probably will be the best to tear down the transmission first and see what needs to be replaced. There is most probably some bearing with a problem, since it makes a strange noise in first...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-14-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Frango100
Thanks for the answer Dave. The problem is that...

Thanks for the answer Dave. The problem is that here in Brazil automatic transmissions are not that common yet, so there are also a few transmission shops. I had a problem with my Jeeps automatic...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frango100
That sounds quite well possible Nyles. Some...

That sounds quite well possible Nyles. Some locally bought filter was used before, which is lower, so it can be that they just tightened the nut until the filter was fitting well, deforming the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frango100
Thanks for the answer Eric. I think I have a WIX...

Thanks for the answer Eric. I think I have a WIX filter as well, but will have to check the P/N when I return home. The filter sticks out about a quarter inch more or less, doesnīt look ok.
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