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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-25-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 722
Posted By frank58
Headlight dimmer switch

Headlight dimmer switch
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-13-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By frank58
those pics bring back a lot of memories........

those pics bring back a lot of memories..... thanks Ray
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-30-2018, 01:56 PM
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Views: 640
Posted By frank58
boy i'd kill for that front fender......I wonder...

boy i'd kill for that front fender......I wonder if I can get medicare to buy it for me to "improve my mental health"?:rolleyes:
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-12-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By frank58
One...

One word........................Fantastic!!!!
everything I love
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,734
Posted By frank58
just to add a little more confusion.......my 58...

just to add a little more confusion.......my 58 has a 352 with solid lifters, it appears it was a "transplant" from a full size Ford. The casting dates and assembly dates are all 7A numbers....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,561
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: 1,819
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: 2,337
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: 6,334
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: 1,436
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: 2,145
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: 2,145
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: 2,145
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: 2,145
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: 1,428
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: 7,503
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: 5,857
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: 1,968
Posted By frank58
Wow.................... nice

Wow.................... nice
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-27-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,112
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: 1,381
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: 25,912
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: 2,575
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: 1,816
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: 2,287
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: 25,912
Posted By frank58
me too ;) Grats Marcelo............. you've been...

me too ;)

Grats Marcelo............. you've been bitten by the "Bird Bug"
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