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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By frank58
They could have put in a "short block" and used...

They could have put in a "short block" and used the original engine intake manifold and heads from the old engine... If you look on the front of the engine, near the oil dipstick you will find the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By frank58
There is a wealth of information in the Technical...

There is a wealth of information in the Technical Resource Library
including a few seat belt installation guides.

http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_gallery/TechnicalResourceLibrary/trl.htm
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By frank58
top quality....but.... top...

top quality....but.... top prices

http://www.narragansettreproductions.com/wiring-harness.html

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y225/woodstocker1/Image1.jpg
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-03-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,567
Posted By frank58
so do early 352's

so do early 352's
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-26-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By frank58
I just bought a new tank from rockauto $177.00....

I just bought a new tank from rockauto $177.00. and I'm very happy i did.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By frank58
In case anyone is interested, I found a dealer on...

In case anyone is interested, I found a dealer on ebay that has a small supply of sheet metal for our birds. Not the typical stuff. These panels were made by Schott metal products in Ohio many years...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By frank58
custom panels are the only solution for many...

custom panels are the only solution for many makes and models of classic cars
nice to see places like this are around.From what I can see their work looks quite good. Guess we are lucky to have "off...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By frank58
Thanks Eric, Rock Auto has best prices for all...

Thanks Eric, Rock Auto has best prices for all sheet metal for sure.
John, my sheet metal skills are at best "fair" so starting from scratch ain't happening. however I'm sure I can sharpen up the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By frank58
Are all Body Parts Created Equal?

I'm ready to buy patch panels for my '58 so I have been shopping around checking prices. I'm seeing some large differences in prices........such as:
lower front fender patch panel.
Pat Wilson........
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By frank58
Eric, please don't apologize, as has been said,...

Eric, please don't apologize, as has been said, we have all been there.
Everyone here really loves to help... no question is stupid, so ask away.;)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,739
Posted By frank58
If your going to just put a nut on the end just...

If your going to just put a nut on the end just get longer screws and put the nuts on them using what ever threads are left in the plate.Really no need to drill out the threads............. I think;)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-30-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,554
Posted By frank58
Congrats, I'm sure everyone is looking forward to...

Congrats, I'm sure everyone is looking forward to seeing this progress,
thanks for sharing.
Before you write off the engine, have you checked it yourself? pull the plugs and squirt some oil in the...
Forum: Our Rides 04-27-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By frank58
Wow.................... nice

Wow.................... nice
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-27-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,290
Posted By frank58
One of our members (Travlin) has these pics of...

One of our members (Travlin) has these pics of the rear end kit on his page.
http://squarebird.webs.com/parts.htm
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By frank58
ROFL, Great stuff Jim........ and grats to Ray on...

ROFL, Great stuff Jim........
and grats to Ray on your first build.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,424
Posted By frank58
Does anyone recommend painting/coating the gas...

Does anyone recommend painting/coating the gas tank?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By frank58
Dave, I couldn't help but notice that 1 wheel...

Dave, I couldn't help but notice that 1 wheel cylinder was made in Italy and all the rest of the items in your picture were made in China...... is that typical nowadays or are there any American...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-08-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By frank58
He's a wild driver for sure....... The crazy one...

He's a wild driver for sure....... The crazy one is the dummass on the segway

lol great stuff
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-29-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By frank58
Looks like it could be a Packard block..

Looks like it could be a Packard block..
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,424
Posted By frank58
me too ;) Grats Marcelo............. you've been...

me too ;)

Grats Marcelo............. you've been bitten by the "Bird Bug"
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-11-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By frank58
I couldn't agree more, I must stress again...

I couldn't agree more, I must stress again "original does not translate into "show car"


If I was taking an 1 1/2 expressway trip through Detroit (been there, done that) I would need disc brakes,...
Forum: FE Engines 02-11-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,919
Posted By frank58
something you could take a quick look at just to...

something you could take a quick look at just to add info is to see if there is an engine assy date stamped on it.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y225/woodstocker1/Eng_date_code.jpg
Does anyone...
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-10-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By frank58
I absolutely respect your opinion...but...I...

I absolutely respect your opinion...but...I couldn't disagree more....original does not mean "show" just because a car is original doesn't make it a "trailer queen".
I certainly would never frown on...
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-09-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By frank58
Are there any purists @ squarebirds anymore?

Just curious.... I am of the same belief as most members, "it's your car do as you wish" but I have noticed over the years that this has become much more of a "modders" site than it used to be. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-06-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,033
Posted By frank58
The body and chrome look terrific.............the...

The body and chrome look terrific.............the valve covers are not '58.
As you get into it we can certainly ID it from the casting numbers and date code. You sure got a great deal, I mean a...
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