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Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 11-14-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
The Lincoln ' versailles ' ( '77 to '80 ) had...

The Lincoln ' versailles ' ( '77 to '80 ) had disc brakes front and rear . ( We had a '80 versailles and wish I still had it ) . Can't remember the wheel size .
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
As John mentioned in previous post, make sure all...

As John mentioned in previous post, make sure all your grounds are good . Since yours is a '66, the indicator lights are flat, not like the '64 and '65 which had a bracket on the underside , so it...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Looking forward to seeing it Ray . Brings back...

Looking forward to seeing it Ray . Brings back some memories of last years entries .
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-10-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Did not read any mention of rear or front signals...

Did not read any mention of rear or front signals not working , only that there were no signals when braking , that is usually from the driver seat . if either front or rears are not working , then...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Would assume you are referring to the turn signal...

Would assume you are referring to the turn signal indicators on the fenders when you apply the brakes . The signal lights are or should be working even though the indicators are not . This is a...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-08-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
1958 inner tie rods

Have for sale, one right side NOS inner tie rod and one set of NOS ( right and left side ) inner tie rods for 1958 Thunderbird .

Also have one very nice " used " heater core for 1958-59-60...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Christen: You should be able to see the split pin...

Christen: You should be able to see the split pin through the hole in the collar. Best to put the lever in low gear for hammering the pin . The punch should be straight and not tapered, slightly...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-26-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Kirsten, Do you have a shop manual for our '59...

Kirsten, Do you have a shop manual for our '59 Bird ? It may be necessary to remove the steering wheel and find out if the horn wire is there for the horn to work .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 720
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Not sure on overall diameter but may have been...

Not sure on overall diameter but may have been used on wheel covers . ( spinner wheel covers )
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-20-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Hard to find and very expensive if you do find...

Hard to find and very expensive if you do find one. I would recommend a flipper tray to use for metal parts to repair a package tray if that is what is needed . A body man with good metal skills is...
Forum: Our Rides 10-15-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Gorgeous , like it just rolled of the factory...

Gorgeous , like it just rolled of the factory floor at Wixom .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Have one just like it . Lift the lever up...

Have one just like it . Lift the lever up slightly to release it from the lower skirt lip and move inward slightly and lower . Skirt is now free to lower and out .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
The front looks good, Just not the rear bottom ....

The front looks good, Just not the rear bottom . Is the pin lined up and in the skirt hole ? Thought you had a hard top Kirsten ?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Looking at the electrical schematics, all power...

Looking at the electrical schematics, all power going through the inline fuse for dash lights comes through / from the rheostat .
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 628
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
If your indicator light works on one side and not...

If your indicator light works on one side and not the other side , keep in mind that the signal , after the relay goes through the signal switch on your steering column , so if one side works and...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 628
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Mike: Make sure that your four way " emergency...

Mike: Make sure that your four way " emergency flasher switch on overhead console is not on . The two relays in the trunk , next to the sequential package are known to go bad due to moisture .
Also,...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 628
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
John, on the '66 models they started to attach a...

John, on the '66 models they started to attach a ground wire from one of the fender mounting bolts to the inside of the engine bay just inside the hole of the inner fender and then grounded with a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
That seems like a heavy oil for a 390 , more like...

That seems like a heavy oil for a 390 , more like motor cycle oil . Why not go down to 10W30 or 15W40 at most .

On our 390 ( '66 Bird) we use 10W30 and pressure is immediate and then slightly drops...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
How many would you want , have lot of them. FREE,...

How many would you want , have lot of them. FREE, you pay shipping .

btw. If spring is not installed under tension when fully up, the spring can fall of and could by laying in the bottom of the door...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
If Carl does not have them, this may be a long...

If Carl does not have them, this may be a long shot but try ebay item # 401595169085 . He has listed the side latches from the lid and the safety latch item . He could possibly have the parts you...
Forum: Our Rides 09-11-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Prime picture candidates for next years calendar...

Prime picture candidates for next years calendar Ray.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-10-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
That hood emblem looks like mid 50's Buick .

That hood emblem looks like mid 50's Buick .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 30,924
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Seem to remember something with this load...

Seem to remember something with this load requirement being an exception . Went to enquire about new springs at Special Interest autos years ago for our '66 and the owner had two NOS sets . One had...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-05-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
The motorcycle boys like to use " Autosol "...

The motorcycle boys like to use " Autosol " which can be found in a lot of stores with auto aftermarket / cleaner goods etc. Comes in a tube and is a lot like toothpaste .
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-02-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 27,171
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Mariner turquoise metallic, code 2 on the '66...

Mariner turquoise metallic, code 2 on the '66 colour chart .
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