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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By OX1
This stuff welded a lower bellhousing "ear" (half...

This stuff welded a lower bellhousing "ear" (half of it anyway)
on a later model 302 block. I busted the outer edge
of it off, mounting block to engine stand with an off center
"tube" from stand,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
Sounds like a really neat setup, would love to...

Sounds like a really neat setup, would love to see
that in action if you have any links to videos.

But I'm not sure how much it relates to the woes of
seasoned home hobbiest (with their own...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
Oh I see. Has nothing to do with stiffer wheel....

Oh I see. Has nothing to do with stiffer wheel.
The undercut on a T-bird rim is 1-3/4 below rim edge on
outward side, and 1-1/4 below rim edge on inner side.
Does make mounting easier on inner...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
And what reason is that?

And what reason is that?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-31-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
I meant why can't you remove tires on/off the...

I meant why can't you remove tires on/off the front with stock rims. I did it several times with no issues.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
Is it the Coker tires? I've had several different...

Is it the Coker tires? I've had several different tires on/off
the stock rims without issues?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By OX1
I got these for around $200 for the...

I got these for around $200 for the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,566
Posted By OX1
I have an extra set of rims I got with my 59,...

I have an extra set of rims I got with my 59, plus I bought rims for the front disks, and then rims with less backspacing for the back, to closer match the front.

I think I might have 7 (might...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By OX1
I fit a 9" from a 79 f350, but it was a nightmare...

I fit a 9" from a 79 f350, but it was a nightmare to fit. Search on my name for the thread and pics
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By OX1
Just to let you know, the two pictures with the...

Just to let you know, the two pictures with the arrows are the
points that created the most play in the whole shifter "linkage" setup for me.
The detent plate has it's purpose, but even a new one...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By OX1
Some pics that may or may not...

Some pics that may or may not help..........

http://luxjo.supermotors.net/59%20T-BIRD/STEERING/STEERING%20COL%20SHIFTER%20TEARDOWN/SMALL/

You can't pull steering shaft, it is part of steering box....
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-23-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By OX1
HAHA. You know how most children fight over the...

HAHA. You know how most children fight over the parents house.
The 3 of us are going to fight over NOT getting the house, just
so we don't have to clean out the garage and basement. :)

There is...
Forum: Our Rides 08-22-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By OX1
Very Nice.........

Very Nice.........
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-22-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By OX1
Cream Puff...........

The reason why I did not restore my mothers 60.
Hard to even see it, covered with "treasures" :D
But yes, it is under there if you look hard....
Forum: Our Rides 08-10-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By OX1
and the wheels, very classy........

and the wheels, very classy........
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By OX1
I'd like to see the welds up close.

I'd like to see the welds up close.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,095
Posted By OX1
I agree, no way I would go anything over a 3.10...

I agree, no way I would go anything over a 3.10 for a non overdrive vehicle. The added accel on the low
end is not worth the RPM drone/screaming on the highway at today's speeds. I might consider a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By OX1
Maybe that thread should be transferred somehow...

Maybe that thread should be transferred somehow to TechnicalResourceLibrary, currently nothing in there about driveshafts............

Or give me all the data and any pics you have besides mine and I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-08-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By OX1
Use it for brushing first :D

Use it for brushing first :D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-08-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By OX1
All with the 352??...

All with the 352??

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=20285&highlight=driveshaft
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-08-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By OX1
I used to use the green scotchbrites, but...

I used to use the green scotchbrites, but sometimes the "green" would get permanently stained into the white. I usually use a small scrubbrush and fantastick.

If it's really a stain that won't come...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-04-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By OX1
Whats the weight of the trailer. If it's 3500 or...

Whats the weight of the trailer.
If it's 3500 or under, I might do it, but
not without a brake controller like this....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-04-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By OX1
Full 3" seems like it would be a packaging...

Full 3" seems like it would be a packaging nightmare compared to the gain, which will be almost nothing south of 500 HP.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By OX1
Was just using it as an example of what motors...

Was just using it as an example of what motors cost these days.
Funny with all that technology and a 4.17 first gear, it does not have the off idle torque of a worn out 430 (some of it is the crappy...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By OX1
385 series bellhousing? Yet another reason, as I...

385 series bellhousing? Yet another reason, as I have 5 or 6 of them sitting around from parting out 70's FSB's and trucks.
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