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Forum: Anything Goes! Yesterday, 07:19 PM
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Views: 17
Posted By del
1959 Galaxie at Estate Sale

Maybe they'll be accepting offers...
http://carnabyestatesales.blogspot.com/p/retro-lancaster-sale.html
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-13-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By del
USED Squarebird Windshield

Free for the taking. This is not for a concours restoration but is a usuable part that I hate to see go to waste if needed by anyone.

From a 1958 HT. No tint. It has some fogging / de-lamination...
Forum: Events 08-13-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By del
Join a local T-Bird Club!

There is probably a T-Bird Club somewhere nearby. Join in! That local club will include folks that are passionate about their cars and anxious to help keep T-Bird enthusiasm alive and well!


I agree...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By del
my 2 cents on gas

Hi Kirsten,
Welcome on here! I use non-ethanol gas pretty much exclusively with the highest octane I can get. Non-E gas is easily available here usually 91 octane and I do use lead additive half...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-05-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
some answers

Hi Mike,
I had to refer to my files for some of these answers and some are just my opinion based on doing this job once, but here you go...
1. I have not yet adjusted the hoses.
2. It is possible...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By del
A Couple of Cowl Questions

Greetings All -
Doing a little under hood cleaning...
What is the best stuff to use to replace the stuff in the groove shown in pic 1 and
Does/did the cowl drain go where the arrow is pointing in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
Dave in all the photos, the left /driver's side...

Dave in all the photos, the left /driver's side wheel is on the ground, but your suggestion makes sense in any case. Yes that light spot is a rub mark and yes the calipers have a notch that the end...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
photos of brake hose dilemma

Thanks to Dave Dare's phone call, here are some photos of my brake hoses. My right side hose hose has pulled loose of the caliper twice. Has not happened on the left side. I believe (?) they are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-07-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
Hi Dave - Happy Summer! Yes my mistake you are...

Hi Dave - Happy Summer! Yes my mistake you are correct the part number is Raybestos not Bendix. All due respect, I don't think there is something "really wrong". I've put nearly 2000 miles on her...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-07-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
good question

Hi John, if that question is for me, I haven't a clue what the torque spec would be. You? I got that sucker as tight as my 67 yr old sphincter would allow. :D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-07-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,805
Posted By del
update on disc brake conversion

Greetings All ~
Wanted to share an update and see if anyone else has had a similar problem. My conversion is a year or so old - mustang rotors, s10 calipers and related recommended fittings. I have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By del
sounds about right

Hi Kim,
I'm not familiar with the radio conversion that you mentioned but that price sounds about right, as compared to the Gary Tayman AM/FM conversion. That one uses stock dash plate and radio...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By del
learn something new every day...

I have experienced similar to Carolina TB when draining the system re qts of capacity. Never knew about the drain plug in the block. Thanks John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By del
you can do it!

Hi Bent,
I did the disc conversion on my T-Bird which was equipped exactly like your car last spring and I'm very happy with it. I went with the mustang rotor, S10 caliper option to keep my stock...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-06-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By del
FWIW - all my seat trim screws look like the one...

FWIW - all my seat trim screws look like the one in your first picture with the washer.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By del
Yes I suppose that could be true. I'm guessing...

Yes I suppose that could be true. I'm guessing but there's probably no way to inspect w/o removing the intake manifold?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By del
PCV and Edelbrock 1406

Hi Marshall,
I'm considering doing the same on my '60 because of fumes sitting at stop lights, but I'll need to bring the hose around to the front since that's where the PCV port is on my Edelbrock...
Forum: Our Rides 03-28-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By del
nice tail lights!

Wow - nice! What are those tail lights off of?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-07-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By del
welcome

Hi Tim & Welcome!
Well, it could be a number of different things and you are probably in for some investigation and electrical testing but I'm going to go out on a limb and say that they are probably...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-06-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,967
Posted By del
Yes Woobie, that is correct - red leather...

Yes Woobie, that is correct - red leather upholstery.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,967
Posted By del
Thanks Dave

Hi Dave Thanks for posting this. I watched some youtube vids on seat cover / foam installs and was questioning whether reusing old covers was feasible. After some further searching here I found a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,967
Posted By del
more questions on seat covers and foams

Hi John - Just wondering, did you ever do anything with your seat covers & foams? I have been looking into doing something with just the fronts as the shoulders are faded and rough and the foams are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-23-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By del
here you go

MAC's 2018 catalog, page 1.
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By del
Yes I agree looks like this bit belongs on the...

Yes I agree looks like this bit belongs on the hood wings.
Forum: Anything Goes! 02-20-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By del
Thanks Ray!

Thanks Ray!
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