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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-04-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By andy2175m4
landau bars and headliner

my headliner is already stained with rust and now I know why...thanks for the tip anyway.

Andy
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-04-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By andy2175m4
landau bars removal ?

Hello there,
My 63 Landau has corroded medallions in the landau bars. Is it possilbe to remove the landau bars without removing the entire headliner ? I assume the landau bars are held on with thru...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-30-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,380
Posted By andy2175m4
Rear spring wrap up ?? How heavy is your right...

Rear spring wrap up ?? How heavy is your right foot ?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,380
Posted By andy2175m4
are disc brake conversions worth it ?

This is a thread for discussion not for a specific answer: I have a 63 hard top, stock, 155k miles, mostly original, and the stock brakes seemed marginal at best.

I looked at the drums, slave...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,718
Posted By andy2175m4
can anyone tell me which dealer sold my car new ?

Hello All,

I have a 1963 thunderbird that has spent its entire life in East LA and Orange county, but the orginal owner is deceased. His nephew knows the car well, but can't tell me which dealer it...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-15-2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,960
Posted By andy2175m4
1. Get a vacuum gage and verify you have at least...

1. Get a vacuum gage and verify you have at least 18" of vacuum at idle.

2. On my car, I had the same problem because I hooked up the vacuum advance on the distributor to an inert "vacuum" port...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-08-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,102
Posted By andy2175m4
calling all 390 experts intake manifold gaskets

Now I find not only the valve covers leaking, but the intake manifold also...If you have worked on Ford 390's you know that the intake manifold is a beast, and the gaskets at the front and back of...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-01-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,835
Posted By andy2175m4
how do find and supress rattles

I have a 63 Landau, and it is original and in good shape, but it has a few rattles that I want to get rid of. I found that liberal dosing of penetrating oil has gotten rid of most, if not all, of the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-28-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,931
Posted By andy2175m4
clock vs tach

when I got the 63 t-bird a year ago the clock did not run and I considered putting a tach in there, even bought a couple of used ones.

But after I tok the clock out and oiled it, it started...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-24-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,800
Posted By andy2175m4
head gaskets leaking a lot of oil onto the floor

I have 1963 with a stock 390, with 155k miles, previous owner told me engine was rebuilt at about 100k miles.

Car runs fine, does not overheat, blows no smoke, burns very little oil,
There is no...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-18-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,067
Posted By andy2175m4
gas mileage and 390 T-Birds ??

Hello all,

I have a 1963 Landau with a 390, that was running an edelbrock 4 bbl carb, when I bought it a year ago. The gas milage was about 6 - 8 MPG in city traffic, but was 22+ mpg on the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,433
Posted By andy2175m4
Cool need booster bellows

Hello,

I have a 63 with power brakes and the bellows inside the booster is shot. where can I get a new bellows ??

Don't want to pay for a rebuild, I like the old booster as is, just need a...
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