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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By fstr-thanu
I just had a local polishing shop clean up the...

I just had a local polishing shop clean up the parts. Not perfect but they do shine real nice.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Chris, Is there a T-bird following in Aus? I...

Chris,

Is there a T-bird following in Aus? I have a good buddy in Melbourne and he wants me to ship him the car real bad. We are discussing it and knowing what I know now I would be able to do...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Hard to believe but it is finally done!! Far...

Hard to believe but it is finally done!! Far from a concourse restoration but one heck of a project. Everything is fresh and functions as it was designed to.

Picking up from the paint...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Thank you so much! I really appreciate all the...

Thank you so much! I really appreciate all the helpful advice and comments.

Tom
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Well after a fair amount of homework on what to...

Well after a fair amount of homework on what to use to undercoat with I decided to go with 3M Schutz rocker panel paint. It was not cheap but it really went on nicely without the thick rubberized...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Got out the wire wheel and went at it. After I...

Got out the wire wheel and went at it. After I got most all of the original undercoat off I was actually down to the original red paint so I just went to bare metal for the most part. I wish the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Well, the sheet metal work has come to an end. ...

Well, the sheet metal work has come to an end. So much hand fab that the pictures could never do justice but phase 1 is done! Next will be complete wire wheel, self etching primer, seam sealer and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
I hope to be finishing up the metal work this...

I hope to be finishing up the metal work this week. Does anybody have experience with Ziebart? I was wondering if that would work well as the undercoating. I got a quote of 300.00 and by the time...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-20-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Thanks again! My progress is not going as...

Thanks again! My progress is not going as quickly as I would have hoped. Every part needs to be hand made and unfortunately it takes a couple tries to get it right. I am working my way from the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-06-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Thank you! I am very lucky! The fab work and...

Thank you! I am very lucky!

The fab work and welding and grinding...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
I removed all the interior and spent a couple...

I removed all the interior and spent a couple days grinding, cutting and scraping. My plan of attack is to start at the front of the car and work backwards.

Bondo...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
I have been getting the manuals ordered this...

I have been getting the manuals ordered this morning.

Thank you!

Tom
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-23-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was...

Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was looking for!

Tom
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-22-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,492
Posted By fstr-thanu
Sheet metal diagram

Hello, I am looking for a replacement sheet metal exploded drawing or bill of material for a 1960 golde.

Recently I purchased this square bird with intentions of doing a little cruising with my...
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