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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By texastomeh
Thanx Dave!!!

Thanx Dave!!!
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-05-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By texastomeh
Question Anyone Know What has Happened to the VTCI Website??

Tried to visit it today and it ain't there!!:confused::confused::confused:

Tom
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,482
Posted By texastomeh
I vote with 'nutcase - Satin Black!! :D:D ...

I vote with 'nutcase - Satin Black!! :D:D

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-05-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,208
Posted By texastomeh
COME ON, Mike - don't be a WUSS!!;););) Only...

COME ON, Mike - don't be a WUSS!!;););)

Only joking you of course! RUST is the BIG one that you want to avoid as much as possible. I say; "As much as possible" because, face it, these cars are...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,822
Posted By texastomeh
Try "Thunderbirds Southwest" for heavy duty front...

Try "Thunderbirds Southwest" for heavy duty front and rear sway bars.

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,441
Posted By texastomeh
John, To paraphase an old saying; "The two...

John,

To paraphase an old saying; "The two happiest days in a T'Bird owner's life is the day he buys a T'Bird and the day he sells it!".:D:D

Only funning you!! Welcome to The Brotherhood.

Your...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,998
Posted By texastomeh
Wink Thanx for the reply John! I am very aware that...

Thanx for the reply John!

I am very aware that T'Birds did not get Discs until '65.

What I am looking/hoping for is that maybe something else in the vast array of Fords used the same spindle as...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-26-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,998
Posted By texastomeh
Question Disc Brake Rotor for '63 'Bird

Does anyone know of an 11" disc brake rotor (by make, model and year) that will fit the '63 HT original factory front spindles??

thanx,

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-16-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,371
Posted By texastomeh
boo, I been watching to see if anyone replied. ...

boo,

I been watching to see if anyone replied.

I went to the web link you listed and am very interested in their conversion for my '63.

Was really hoping you would get some feedback!:(

Have...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,520
Posted By texastomeh
Exclamation Need a '63 TBird Power Window Motor

I need a Power Window motor for a '63 Hardtop.

thanx,

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-08-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,428
Posted By texastomeh
Question Fender Trim????

Does anyone make Stainless Steel (or Chrome) "Fender Trim" for a '63 TBird front wheel openings?:confused::confused:

Any leads would be appreciated! :)

thanx,

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-05-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,507
Posted By texastomeh
Exclamation I need a '63 TBird Splash Shield

I need the PASSENGER SIDE inner fender front spash shield (goes between the wheel and the front bumper) for a '63 TBird.

thanx,

texastomeh: Rockwall (Dallas), TX
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
Thumbs up You are right tbirds8!! They are there!!...

You are right tbirds8!! They are there!! :eek::eek::eek:

Glad that I did not try the sandpaper, since the timing marks are so shallow/light. I could have totally obliterated them.

Thanx for the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-23-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,961
Posted By texastomeh
Cool Replacing Clock with tachometer??

Guys,

Just been noodling around another rest-mod idea for my '63 and wanted to get your opinions/comments/recommendations/ideas.

I would like to add a tachometer and am seriously considering...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
tbirds8, GOSH! I don't which I dread the...

tbirds8,



GOSH! I don't which I dread the most - holding sandpaper to a running pulley or spraying myself with carb cleaner!!:eek::eek::eek:

Just funning you!! :p:p I know what you mean and...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-18-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
I GOOGLED "1963 Thunderbird Timing Mark" and...

I GOOGLED "1963 Thunderbird Timing Mark" and found a forum posting with the following:

"I take a piece of sand paper and sand the edge of the damper, where the timing marks are located, while...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-16-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
Well guys, I've got good news and I've got bad...

Well guys, I've got good news and I've got bad news!:):(

The good news is that I finally got my SUMMIT dizzy & coil and new plugs and wires (as described in an earlier post below) installed.:)
...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,698
Posted By texastomeh
'61, I don't currently have any pictures, but...

'61,

I don't currently have any pictures, but will try to get some and post them.

Thanx for your interest!!:):)

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-08-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,698
Posted By texastomeh
thunderbird 61, See my posting of a few weeks...

thunderbird 61,

See my posting of a few weeks ago re the "Rube Goldberg" PCV on my '63 Bird. It looked exactly like the picture below that Hawkrod posted.:)

I say "looked" in the past tense...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-28-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
Yeah, we've had a rough winter here in Dallas...

Yeah, we've had a rough winter here in Dallas (Texas - USA) this year. It has gotten below 30 deg. F. TWICE!!:eek::eek:

Just funning with you. ;):D;)

texastomeh
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-26-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,188
Posted By texastomeh
AHHHHH! A man after my own heart! One of the...

AHHHHH! A man after my own heart! One of the first things that I wanted to do when I got my '63 was to upgrade the ignition.:):)

For what it is worth, I decided to go with the SUMMIT MBI...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-11-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,201
Posted By texastomeh
Thankx, Hawk. I sorta' suspected as much -...

Thankx, Hawk.

I sorta' suspected as much - hoping the was some; "Method to their madness.":eek::eek:
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-07-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,201
Posted By texastomeh
Question "Rube Goldberg" PCV Setup???

Guys,

My '63 TBird (390 4V) has (in my Chevy opinion) the most "Rube Goldberg" PCV setup that I have ever seen. And, according to the factory manual - it is completely stock and correct!:eek:...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-28-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By texastomeh
Thanx for the feedback guys. As I dug into it...

Thanx for the feedback guys.

As I dug into it deeper, I uncovered the same info re the difference in the manifolds. So, there goes the "simple replacement":o .

After searching a bit, I found...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-26-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By texastomeh
Question Converting '63 to dual exhaust???

Alright guys, this "newbie" is probably going to upset the purist again, :mad: but I am thinking about converting my '63 Hardtop 390 4V to dual exhaust vs the original single.:D

Has anyone out...
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