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Forum: Anything Goes! 01-14-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By LuckyJay
WOW I'm surprised... I got 96%:rolleyes:

WOW I'm surprised... I got 96%:rolleyes:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-25-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By LuckyJay
I've been told that towing these cars more than...

I've been told that towing these cars more than just a minimum distance can cause the transmission to overheat. One way to solve this would be to disconnect the drive shaft from the differential....
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-02-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,867
Posted By LuckyJay
Red face Joke of the Day

A lady walked into Ben Steffe's car lot to browse, and spotted the most beautiful, perfect loaded Lexus and walked over to inspect it closer. As she bent forward to feel the fine leather upholstery,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-27-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By LuckyJay
Thank You, Dave. And here's to a happier New...

Thank You, Dave. And here's to a happier New Year!
:cool:
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-12-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,182
Posted By LuckyJay
Not sure if this is relevant, the older Birds...

Not sure if this is relevant, the older Birds had to have the Headlights on to get the Backup lights to work (after all you only need backup lights in the dark, right?). Not so with the cars of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By LuckyJay
It's off the subject a bit, but, old mechanics...

It's off the subject a bit, but, old mechanics have gone the way of good old Barbershops. It's hard to have a female ask "Which depth of clipper shrouds do you want me to use?" :confused:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,085
Posted By LuckyJay
Ours is Corinthian White.. I say it looks like...

Ours is Corinthian White.. I say it looks like Vanilla Ice Cream. When parked next to our white Dodge, the Bird looks slightly yellow/tan.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 24,898
Posted By LuckyJay
My rear end sags, as well. But, the T Bird is...

My rear end sags, as well. But, the T Bird is fine!:D I couldn't resist. Sorry.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By LuckyJay
Pull a spark plug, while holding the large end of...

Pull a spark plug, while holding the large end of that plug against the manifold with the wire connected, while someone else turns it over, watch the gap of the plug to see if there is spark. If no...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-11-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By LuckyJay
Law of Inanimate Reproduction- if you...

Law of Inanimate Reproduction- if you dis-assemble and re-assemble a machine enough time, eventually you will have enough parts to build 2 machines.
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-03-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By LuckyJay
I'm still here! Wildcat15=LuckyJay

Ray Clark suggested that I clarify what I've done, as the Squarebird subscription expired today. I decided to change usernames from Wildcat15 to LuckyJay. There is a long (hobby related) story...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-09-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By LuckyJay
We happen to have one very similar to that one. ...

We happen to have one very similar to that one. It is currently stored in the glove box and the car is also in storage so I can't confirm that it is an exact match without the water marks.:eek:
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-28-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By LuckyJay
Poor electrical connection... most likely a...

Poor electrical connection... most likely a ground.:mad:
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-14-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By LuckyJay
In the mid-west, (probably other places as well)...

In the mid-west, (probably other places as well) we have a saying about California. "California, the granola state... what ain't fruits and nuts is flakes."

Safe travels, friend!
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-29-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,551
Posted By LuckyJay
Cool The trunck space of the 59 was transformed into a...

The trunck space of the 59 was transformed into a coffin. Don't think I'll be buried in our 60.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By LuckyJay
Depending on the current cost of copper, my guess...

Depending on the current cost of copper, my guess would be in the $350-$400 dollar range for each radiator.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By LuckyJay
My gut tells me that most of the window problems...

My gut tells me that most of the window problems are due to switch contacts. They can be cleaned.:)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-12-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,803
Posted By LuckyJay
Cool I vote for the 4100, it's original!

I vote for the 4100, it's original!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,041
Posted By LuckyJay
Cool I have big hands, I can reach inside the opening...

I have big hands, I can reach inside the opening for the Temp/Fuel gauge. But, you don't really have to because the CVR just sets on a small peg to ground it. Be sure that if you disconnect any...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,041
Posted By LuckyJay
Don't remove the speedo, just the Temp/Fuel...

Don't remove the speedo, just the Temp/Fuel gauge. The CVR should be at about the 1 o'clock position on the back side of the cluster.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,540
Posted By LuckyJay
Prolly could have suspected the brushes first. ...

Prolly could have suspected the brushes first. Most Likely!:cool:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By LuckyJay
When I had brake light troubles and it was...

When I had brake light troubles and it was blowing the fuse, I found that the stop switch (mounted on the Master cylinder) was shorted to ground internally. I would say, disconnect the wires from...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By LuckyJay
Been there, seen that, got the t-shirt.:cool:

Been there, seen that, got the t-shirt.:cool:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-28-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By LuckyJay
The inside of the speedo housing needs to be...

The inside of the speedo housing needs to be inspected for any foreign objects. Even a very small iron filing in the wrong place can cause what you've described.:cool:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-20-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,250
Posted By LuckyJay
It may be impossible to create modern solid state...

It may be impossible to create modern solid state accuracy while using 50+ years old production mechanics. I've been following this thread with interest. My take is that the fuel gauge is at best,...
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