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Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-07-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,407
Posted By Nicolas
1959 Tbird fender skirts

Hi
I have a pair of fender skirts for Squarebirds.
Very decent condition.
I will take a pic tomorrow.
Shoot me an offer via nicolas.zimmermann05 at gmail com.
Located in France, careful packaging, ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-14-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Ray, That's the final paint scheme ! Some...

Ray,
That's the final paint scheme ! Some finition here and there, but that's it. I have to fix the passenger seat and replace the brake cable and I'm good for inspection !
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Slowly, slowly, catch the...

Slowly, slowly, catch the monkey...

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/537/VKHwGR.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/exVKHwGRj)

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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By Nicolas
Park brake cable replacement

Guys,

I need to replace the brake cable but I can't figure out the procedure. I would save a lot of time with a little guidance. I've been using the search section but couldn't find the answers I'm...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-25-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Guys, I need to replace the brake cable but I...

Guys,

I need to replace the brake cable but I can't figure out the procedure. I would save a lot of time with a little guidance. I've been using the search section but couldn't find the answers I'm...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,837
Posted By Nicolas
Could it be the master cylinder piston not coming...

Could it be the master cylinder piston not coming back to its original position due to the pedal not coming all the way and after a while, the return springs from the drums applying back pressure to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Guys... Good news ! I found the problem. Coming...

Guys...

Good news ! I found the problem.

Coming out of the fuel pump, there was a tubing completely burnt and it could not handle the suction and the angle of its position. The fuel flow was...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-18-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I know John, but I'm trying to understand why is...

I know John, but I'm trying to understand why is the engine running rough at all rpm when it was running fine when I started the car and when for a test drive. What happended in between ?

How I did...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-18-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I checked the compression. Here are the values in...

I checked the compression. Here are the values in PSI.
105
145
90
135
85
85
105
105
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I kind of regret that action !!!

I kind of regret that action !!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I would say it's more a white smoke. Which means...

I would say it's more a white smoke. Which means a blown head gasket. I will have my experienced mechanic coming over this week. If it's only the head gasket, I'm happy !
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Another information. Before the engine started...

Another information.

Before the engine started to run rough, I have used a cleaning product to mix with the engine oil, ran the car for 8 minutes and drained the oil, changed the oil filter.

Today,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Bad news. After I started the car and drove for...

Bad news.

After I started the car and drove for about 4 to 6 mn max, I realized it was overheating. I stopped it.

Now, it's running rough, like a tractor. I have smoke coming out the oil filler...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Dave, thanks for taking the time to help me. I...

Dave, thanks for taking the time to help me. I will investigate this week end and give you a full response.

Nicolas
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-14-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I will start by checking there and you confirm my...

I will start by checking there and you confirm my thoughts, thanks John.

Nicolas
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-14-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
I have some news !!! I have made the first test...

I have some news !!!

I have made the first test drive and everything went fine. Brakes are ok, transmission is shifting, steering is correct... What a thrill ! My boys were jumping everywhere, they...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 05-01-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,798
Posted By Nicolas
I need a complete rear bumper in good...

I need a complete rear bumper in good condition.
Let me know if it's possible and at which price.
Nick
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Will do !!!!

Will do !!!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-03-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Thanks for the comment ! I didn't know about that...

Thanks for the comment ! I didn't know about that but it makes sense. I'll do it !
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Some progress. I have repaired the trunk area....

Some progress. I have repaired the trunk area. Cutting, patching, welding. Black paint in the trunk (inside and under).
I have prepared also the gas tank. Ready to go back in.
My parts will arrive on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-17-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Thank you guys. Can't wait to go in my garage...

Thank you guys. Can't wait to go in my garage again !

What do you think about the ignition wiring ? You like it or not ?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-17-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,697
Posted By Nicolas
Some progress !!! I have finished the floor...

Some progress !!! I have finished the floor patches on the drivers side. I have started the complete rebuild of the brakes.

Straight out of the box 1406 Edelbrock installed ! Check !

I have sanded...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Nicolas
Sorry for the size of the pic, I need to find...

Sorry for the size of the pic, I need to find out'how to reduce them.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Nicolas
Here is the route for the fuel line from the tank.

Here is the route for the fuel line from the tank.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-09-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By Nicolas
Wheels, hubcaps...

Guys,

I have a question. I have 4 wheels on my 59 which are after martket from the 80's I guess with fake wire wheels. I will change the radial tires back to the bias 800x14 and I want to switch...
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