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Forum: Anything Goes! 08-30-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By DKheld
They are sort-of cool, nostalgic, etc -...

They are sort-of cool, nostalgic, etc - apparently the place that you used to stop your car for a traffic light was closer than it is now - probably "was" useful but I guess things are standardized...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-30-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By DKheld
I agree Nyles - not knowing that much about the...

I agree Nyles - not knowing that much about the Camaro - (maybe all the Chevy guys know right off) - but that one was a real surprise.

When I was a kid - my first car was a '67 MGBGT. All MG's had...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By DKheld
Need the dual antenna's for the American flags in...

Need the dual antenna's for the American flags in parades - :D

Knockouts are still in place on the firewall where the evap box would be so looks to me like it never had A/C. If it ever did have A/C...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By DKheld
Here are a couple of ideas on the paint colors on...

Here are a couple of ideas on the paint colors on the engine.

Original brochure showing the '60 engine paint colors at the bottom. White air cleaner and yellow valve covers - black...
Forum: Our Rides 08-26-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By DKheld
Kenn described it perfectly........ Glad to hear...

Kenn described it perfectly........

Glad to hear the tow trucks had to stay in the barn.

Thanks for the pic's Nyles.

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By DKheld
NICE!!! Good luck on getting all the work done -...

NICE!!!

Good luck on getting all the work done - sure hope it all works out. Wish I could have had mine back on the road before my Dad died - he and Mom bought my car new.

Here's my thoughts on...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-24-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
Mike - finally had time to get the...

Mike - finally had time to get the measurements.

Fairly tight in there with the evap in place so they may not be exact. Can barely see the pivot point at the bottom of the bracket but that's were...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By DKheld
Maybe he could switch lids to the style I have on...

Maybe he could switch lids to the style I have on mine?

(I've since replaced that aftermarket A/C compressor bracket with an OEM - no pic handy at the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-21-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By DKheld
Aw man- I was hoping to see a pic of Kristen and...

Aw man- I was hoping to see a pic of Kristen and her car :(

I see an MGB behind the '61!!!! - I mean '62 - or is that '63.

That's actually Johnny Cash's Tbird....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By DKheld
John's right! Here are my old and new...

John's right!

Here are my old and new tires.
https://storage04.dropshots.com/photos8000/photos/260234/20150919/b_155755.jpg

The old ones had plenty of tread (old one on the left - new on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,969
Posted By DKheld
Nyles is correct - definitely a screen filter in...

Nyles is correct - definitely a screen filter in the tank on the new Canadian built tanks and I would guess they replicated the original. I would think the original filter screens were stainless...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-19-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By DKheld
Noticed on Rob's car there is a space between the...

Noticed on Rob's car there is a space between the front frame member and the radiator splash shield or air deflector. Can't remember if that is a 2 piece design and possibly they have the piece...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-19-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
Wanted to get these measurements last night but...

Wanted to get these measurements last night but was lazy.
Hopefully they are not too late this AM and make sense.

Rise height from firewall to booster - 1 3/4
(measuring from the top of the bracket...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,147
Posted By DKheld
Many thanks Dave - don't deserve all that - but...

Many thanks Dave - don't deserve all that - but many thanks.
:o
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-18-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
Oh yeah - that car looks nice and...

Oh yeah - that car looks nice and straight.

Lucky to have original A/C car - looks like it has the tinted glass - nice.

Let me know what happens !
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-18-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
:D - that describes the York compressor...

:D - that describes the York compressor perfectly.

Hope that '66 is the same !!!

Yes - I was really biting my nails when I cut the firewall. I even kept the piece that I cut out so I could put it...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-18-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By DKheld
Vernon - thanks - apparently the Pathe is...

Vernon - thanks - apparently the Pathe is different from most. The mica disc is larger etc.

Been searching and couple of folks say the white silicone tubing is too stiff and large for the Pathe....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,969
Posted By DKheld
Kristen - on the trunk weather strip - take a...

Kristen - on the trunk weather strip - take a look at Ray's car in the pic below.

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=15931&stc=1&d=1534597582

Your black rubbery...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-18-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
Yes - that's correct. The 1 3/4 bracket depth...

Yes - that's correct.

The 1 3/4 bracket depth was critical on mine using the OEM booster - very close tolerances. Think I have 1/4 inch now between the edge of the booster and the evaporator....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,147
Posted By DKheld
No problem at all - all the folks on here have...

No problem at all - all the folks on here have been super nice to me over the years (with all my dumb questions etc) just returning the favor. :D

Hope the copper gaskets work though (don't mind...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-18-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By DKheld
The A/C cars only had the under dash Kelsey Hayes...

The A/C cars only had the under dash Kelsey Hayes booster.

The exception was a factory kit to move the Bendix firewall booster out far enough to clear the evaporator box probably installed at the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By DKheld
Looking forward to the pic's Ray. I'm thinking...

Looking forward to the pic's Ray.
I'm thinking they may have enough room in the center of the grille area for the pusher fan - it is tight.
You can see on mine that the condenser sits forward of the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,147
Posted By DKheld
I have these drivers side manifolds from a 390...

I have these drivers side manifolds from a 390 or 360 out in the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,969
Posted By DKheld
Kirsten - sorry - didn't get a pic of the kido's...

Kirsten - sorry - didn't get a pic of the kido's in the car but I should have. Camera was in the trunk and I don't have a smart phone :o

You might ask about the gas tank. Could be the same trouble I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-16-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By DKheld
I posted that link some time back too but it was...

I posted that link some time back too but it was still fun to watch it again. :D

That guy can really handle that old car.

I actually got the chance to drive mine on a similar track once (notice the...
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