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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ramos291
a number of years ago

thanks for your valid points.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ramos291
What bore size is your M/C? Did you use a...

What bore size is your M/C?
Did you use a combination proportioning valve?
What disk system did you buy?
Did you replace your brake lines and hoses?
The kit was from Auto city classic. MC is from 82...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ramos291
Delayed response

Will this booster fit in the area without hitting shock tower brace?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ramos291
Back to this disc brake conversion kit trouble child

I am NOT having any good luck with this conversion. I'm afraid to drive my 61. Brakes seem more manual, not stopping well at all if I needed to panic stop. I'm not sure it's worth the switch. I may...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-17-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By ramos291
Square Vacuum canister 61

Is any one making/selling the square box vacuum canister? On a 61 bird, it is the one on drivers side just behind head light.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ramos291
9" Brake booster

If you were to put on a salvaged car's brake booster what car would work on 61 thunderbird? I am using a 7" booster when I converted to disc front. That 7" booster is not doing the job. Thought would...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-13-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By ramos291
Thanks so much Geoff for replying back and words...

Thanks so much Geoff for replying back and words of advice. Also, thanks for the great Link.

:)
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-08-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By ramos291
more current model disk brake system

I am considering using a more current model disk brake system to put on my 61 Tbird. I have already replaced the master cylinder and wheels to 15" rims. Spindles are still factory.
Has anyone gone...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By ramos291
Thank you Dave for your help here. If Im...

Thank you Dave for your help here. If Im understanding you correctly, I need to drop the sending unit in matching its tabs with the tanks cut outs and make adjustments as needed by bending the float...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-31-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By ramos291
ok so I found the location tabs and how it fits...

ok so I found the location tabs and how it fits into the cut outs for the tabs in the tank. The sending unit I was using was small enough that the tabs did not come close to the cut out, there for...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-29-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By ramos291
Thank you John for that note on the tab. I...

Thank you John for that note on the tab. I haven't noticed a tab but I will look closer. The current sending unit and the one before could be set in in any orientation it appeared. Again, I will look...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By ramos291
Great information. Another question, what...

Great information. Another question, what direction should the inlet tube face and float inside the tank face? Left,right, front, back, deep or shallow.
Thanks for sharing all of your knowledge with...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By ramos291
61 Fuel Sending unit

I could use some help getting the sending unit to measure correctly. Does anyone know what the Ohms reading are? I just cant get the sending unit to show the correct level of fuel.
Thanks.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,303
Posted By ramos291
wow hey thanks for the reply back and great...

wow hey thanks for the reply back and great information.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By ramos291
bouncing

bouncing as in feeling the car moving up and down lightly sort of a rough idle if you will
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-14-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By ramos291
I am not sure about the master cylinder but im...

I am not sure about the master cylinder but im guessing its drum/drum. My booster looks alot like yours but it uses screws instead of rivets. Yes, I did add a proportioning valve. I also have Drewey...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-10-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By ramos291
later model brake booster

Has anyone switched out their brake booster to a later/newer type brake booster. I have a 61 Tbird with original booster (rebuilt) and a dual master cylinder that was for a later model Mustang. I am...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-15-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,118
Posted By ramos291
Exhaust Manifold leak

After removing the driver side manifold, I found unevenness in the surface (warping) along with a big chunk out of one of the outlets. In other words the port was missing a corner of the matting...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,118
Posted By ramos291
Exhaust manifold leaks

I am having a difficult time trying to get both manifolds to stay leak free. Short of buying used that may also be problem some or buying new from a restoration site that would cost a lot of bucks....
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,187
Posted By ramos291
AC cable

while I was working on the cabin heating system I noticed that the AC vent has a cable holding clamp on the back side of the vents. I would say some one has removed the original cable and taken it...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By ramos291
So Ive had the bird back home for a few weeks...

So Ive had the bird back home for a few weeks now. The shutter vibration at start off is gone now. The shop found a bad rear axle bearing bad and switched out the diff. from another axle. I also got...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,114
Posted By ramos291
That is a good point about trying it first and...

That is a good point about trying it first and see the response. I will keep the device around incase i need to put it back on the car once I get the AC going again.
Thanks for the information Sir.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,114
Posted By ramos291
Interesting information Dave. Thank you for...

Interesting information Dave. Thank you for sharing. You say "today", is this something you have come up with?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,114
Posted By ramos291
Ah, very good picture John THANK YOU. So far I...

Ah, very good picture John THANK YOU. So far I have basically plugged the vacuum from the fast idle control and covered up the electrical connectors and am just running the Edelbrock carb with out...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,114
Posted By ramos291
Thank you jopizz for your input Sir.

Thank you jopizz for your input Sir.
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