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Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-04-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By tbirder
NEED MIRROR FOR 1963 T Bird

Hi all,
I'm in need of a complete driver side mirror assy. with remote adjust. Or just the mirror by it's self and cables. I just had mine re chromed and two of the cables ended up getting...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-20-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,471
Posted By tbirder
Hey there, Thanks a bunch. I wouldn't go so far...

Hey there,
Thanks a bunch.
I wouldn't go so far as to call it "Immaculate", but I've noticed over the years that if you set em up like this now they're a whole lot easier to keep clean later once...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-18-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,471
Posted By tbirder
My Goodies

Hi all,
This is the line up of some of the stuff we've gathered over the years.

1963 THUNDERBIRD
1970 HARLEY DAVIDSON GOLF CART
1973 MACH 1
1979 PINTO (yes a Pinto)
1989 LOWE PONTOON
2000 EXCURSION...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,448
Posted By tbirder
1963 Rims

Hey Jim,
I have a complete set (5) of stock 14" rims if you still need them.
They still have good radials on all of them as well.
Drop me a line if interested. Oh and I have a full set of cherry...
Forum: Our Rides 10-27-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
Hey dgs, I thought about going the same size all...

Hey dgs,
I thought about going the same size all around, but I still like the look of stagrered diameter and width. I know it's not the smartest move if I ever get a flat, but I did it any way.
I...
Forum: Our Rides 10-23-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
Hey there, You bet I'll post some clips. Our...

Hey there,
You bet I'll post some clips. Our "Gearhead" party is the last weekend in April, but I'll try to get something out there sooner.
I know what you mean about her "not liking it" when I do a...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,487
Posted By tbirder
Hey there jonecin, Did you ever find a brace?? If...

Hey there jonecin,
Did you ever find a brace?? If not, let me know. I built my own and I have the original set off my 63 that I don't need.
You can catch me at 618-624-4091.
Clinr
Forum: Our Rides 10-21-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
Hey Coral, I better not get all teary eyed, I...

Hey Coral,
I better not get all teary eyed, I built it to beat it so if something happens it's to be expected.
Here's a link to a close call I had at last years "Gearhead" party.
Clint
...
Forum: Our Rides 10-21-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
Hey Richard, I looked for about a year before I...

Hey Richard,
I looked for about a year before I found this set up. I kind of made it hard on myself, but I set some rules for my purchase and stuck to em!
I wanted a 60's vintage (Cragar) look, 17"...
Forum: Our Rides 10-20-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
Hey all, Thanks a bunch for the kind words. I've...

Hey all,
Thanks a bunch for the kind words. I've put a fair ammount of effort into her. It's been the longest running project I've ever done. Since I run my own business from home you think it would...
Forum: Our Rides 10-19-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,256
Posted By tbirder
My (almost Done) 63

It seems like this project will never end! But from the looks of thing's, I'll have it done in time for doughnuts in the first snow this winter!
Here's where I'm at today.


...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By tbirder
The guys are right. Thunderbird Southwest is...

The guys are right. Thunderbird Southwest is where I bought both mine, and they fit just fine. I've not been on the road with them yet, but you can bet I'll be "trying em out" as soon as I do.
Clint
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-07-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,415
Posted By tbirder
Electric Conversion

Hey there Bob,
I'm wanting to convert mine as well. Have you been running yours since 06? If so, any problems? What kind of quality was the kit and did it leave any more room under the cowl vent over...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,454
Posted By tbirder
Hey there Alistar, I did the Shockwaves on the...

Hey there Alistar,
I did the Shockwaves on the front because of the wheel/tire size I'm wanting to run, and the 10 qt oil pan. I didn't want to have to keep pulling and trimming on those stock...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-04-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,454
Posted By tbirder
The only reason I went so crazy on the brakes is...

The only reason I went so crazy on the brakes is I drove this car every day back and fourth (75 mi) to work for years. And I promised my self that if I ever had the bucks to up date the "Old Girl",...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,443
Posted By tbirder
Eaders For 62

Hey there Ray & Vickie,
I actually have a set of those headers on my 63. They're fairly close to bolt in. If you're still looking at a set, just let me know and I'll fill you in on all the mod's...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-28-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,454
Posted By tbirder
disc brake conversion

Hey there DKheld,
I'm glad they did a good job for you. It's good to see they aren't all bad there.
I didn't have such a pleasant time with those guys. Since they didn't have a tried and true set up...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-27-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,454
Posted By tbirder
Disc Brakes

Hey there,
I just joined this forum yesterday and found your post. I hope you're still in the market for a system.
I did over a years worth of research to find the folks that could build the custom...
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