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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Buckaroo
Could a person use this to replace the under dash...

Could a person use this to replace the under dash unit on a 58?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Buckaroo
TRU=SPOKE wire wheels and disc brake kit

I just ran across a web site for TRU=SPOKE. They make wire wheels and also a disc brake kit that fits behind their wire wheels. I have emailed them for more info on their wheels and brake kit. Has...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-26-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Buckaroo
Thank you for the information.

Thank you for the information.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-26-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Buckaroo
When I bought new wheels for my 65 Mustang to...

When I bought new wheels for my 65 Mustang to replace my unilug wheels, they came with centering rings. This assured the wheels fit tight against the hub. Since replacing the wheels I have had no...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Buckaroo
The hole in the wheel is larger than the hub. ...

The hole in the wheel is larger than the hub. Yes there is a space. I will try to find someone that can balance it differently.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Buckaroo
Thanks for all the suggestions. i am running...

Thanks for all the suggestions. i am running Coker radials. I have rotated the tires front to back and side to side. I have had these tires balanced 4 times in the last 3 years. His balancing...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Buckaroo
Vibration around 55mph

My 58 Tbird has wire wheels, with Coker tires and tubes. Around 55mph it starts ti vibrate or shimmy. I had a similar problem with my 65 Mustang with unilug wheels. I bought new wheels and the...
Forum: Our Rides 03-08-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,041
Posted By Buckaroo
Ray, thanks for posting the photo for us. Also...

Ray, thanks for posting the photo for us. Also thanks for lightening it up. I will try to get some better photos once spring is here.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Buckaroo
Thanks Ray, Tom is going through his bins to try...

Thanks Ray, Tom is going through his bins to try to find something that matches the specs. I will let you know when I hear back from him. What would we do without you!

Happy New Year
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Buckaroo
If this is a clue at all, here is a photo of the...

If this is a clue at all, here is a photo of the rear spring hanger.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Buckaroo
I went back and measured the inside of the spring...

I went back and measured the inside of the spring eye and it is 13/16" The springs are 2" wide. It appears this rear end was put in as a unit and not custom springs. But I will check the custom...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Buckaroo
Rear spring shackles

Is there a Ford expert that can help me find the correct rear spring shackles for my 1958 Tbird. Before I bought the car the rear suspension was changed to leaf springs. Supposedly the rear end is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-15-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Buckaroo
Thank you. That is what I thought made sense.

Thank you. That is what I thought made sense.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-15-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Buckaroo
Rear bumper seals

My car did not have the rear bumper seals on it. So I do not know if the seal goes up or does it go down. To me it would make the best sense for it to go up, but I do not know for certain. Can...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Buckaroo
I like that. I will get mine chrome plated. ...

I like that. I will get mine chrome plated. Thank you
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By Buckaroo
There is a filter inside the metal, screw on...

There is a filter inside the metal, screw on canister. I bought a replacement filter at NAPA and it comes with a new gasket. Easy to replace.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Buckaroo
Fuel door on continental kits

I am finally getting around to installing my continental kit. my car is turquoise with a white top. i am having the face plate painted to match the top. i am trying to decide what to do the fuel...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By Buckaroo
Reading that sort of confirms my thoughts. the...

Reading that sort of confirms my thoughts. the problem is in the head
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By Buckaroo
Speedometer troubles

Last night while on a car cruise my speedometer started going wild and finally pegging itself over 140. My immediate thought was the cable or small gear in teh tranny. When I took it out this am I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-03-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Buckaroo
Helping out at UM-Madison, WI

Friday, July 1, I had one of my most interesting days ever! I had the extreme pleasure of helping out a couple of PHD student instructors at the UW Madison with High School Summer Camp. The 15 high...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-23-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Buckaroo
Yes it did drop right in. We did go to a 64...

Yes it did drop right in. We did go to a 64 tranny and had to modify the shift linkage. Also, my 58 352 starter did not work in the 64 390. I had to buy a 64 starter and bendix. It got a little...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-23-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Buckaroo
I just swapped my 352 for a 390. It was fairly...

I just swapped my 352 for a 390. It was fairly expensive but the results were terrific. The car has a lot more pick up. We didn't do anything wild, RV cam, Edelbrock manifold and carb, alternator...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-22-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Buckaroo
I did check with our local NAPA dealer and...

I did check with our local NAPA dealer and Weaver. neither had anything close. This AM I went to Fasenal. The size is 6-32 x1/4 for the ones that go along the front and 6-32x1/2 for those that are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-21-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Buckaroo
Vent window screws

I am replacing the vent window seals on my 58. I found some are missing and some are very rusted. I contacted Bird's Nest and it appears they are not being made. There are 4 screws along the front...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-27-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Buckaroo
It is a 64 flex plate and transmission ans he...

It is a 64 flex plate and transmission ans he installed the 58 starter and bendix. He sent me a photo of the bendix and the gear or teeth part broke into 3 pieces. According to the catalogs there...
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