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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
This problem with the repos has come up before. ...

This problem with the repos has come up before. I do not remember the solution if any but grinding on your new part will not very nice.

I have had this kind of problem with the repos from many of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,064
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
I have heard of the vin numbers being stamped...

I have heard of the vin numbers being stamped into the plate next to the driver seat. This came up because I have a 58 body that I cannot find a vin number stamped into the body anywhere so far. ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-07-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,064
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Will only add one piece of info here as the info...

Will only add one piece of info here as the info supplied is amazing and hope it is saved for future generations as most of those that made these cars have passed away.
The 58 has one other place the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-05-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
You are correct the instrument panel should not...

You are correct the instrument panel should not heat up. As for the condensation, this does not make sense,

Is there insulation on the inside of the firewall under the dash?

I cannot speak to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-25-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
If at all possible have the radiator recored....

If at all possible have the radiator recored. This type of repair is dissapperaring but is the best for these old cars. Nothing fits like an original that has been recored.

Good Luck
Fuz
58's&64's
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Tanx to Bill vanes for answering the ?? It is...

Tanx to Bill vanes for answering the ??

It is indeed tbird teds collection. Talked to the auction company here's their address. repocast.com.
Bill says they have been forsale for a long time and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Could U post pics of the data plate and the vin...

Could U post pics of the data plate and the vin numbers stamped into the places on the frame?

Tanx
Fuz
58's&64's
Sun Prairie, Wi.
tmjsong1@aol.com
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Bird Sale South of Grand Rapids

On the inside cover of the latest old cars weekly is an add for an auction for many birds. Is this Tbird Ted's estate?

Sure looks like it to me!!

Tanx
Fuz
58's&64's
Sun Prairie,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-15-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,264
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Mobile 1 usually 10-30 but 10-40 also Various...

Mobile 1
usually 10-30 but 10-40 also
Various mileages but convert. no matter what.

High Temp 95
Low temp -20 But low temp is immaterial as birds go to sleep in the winter

Fuz
58's&64's
Sun...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-07-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,664
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Good Luck with this conversion if you do decide...

Good Luck with this conversion if you do decide to do it.

Would it be possible for you to post the two rows of info from the data plate as a reply.

I am collecting 58 and 64 info but there are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
58 Horns

The horns on a 58 are located behind the front fender an usually attached to brace.

The relay is on the drivers inner fender below the voltage regulator.

Fuz
58's&64's
tmjsong1@aol.com
sun...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
This is the splash shield that goes under the...

This is the splash shield that goes under the linkage to the tranny kick down on the driver side. Not a common item as once the area was worked on they were thrown out.

I have one installed on a 58...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,496
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Both bars in the rear are straight and have no...

Both bars in the rear are straight and have no bend.

One other place for a complete set of rear bushings is rare parts. web site is rareparts.com. Just remember they are also...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-10-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Ebay

Gents I do not remember if ebay info is ok but this one is worth sending the info on.

On there is a 59/60 wheel NOS wheel cover dress up kit.
First I have ever seen. Just couldn't not send the info...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-25-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,563
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Note that most 58's for the outer trim piece used...

Note that most 58's for the outer trim piece used a nipple at the top to attaché it to the upper fin.
In 59 and 60 Ford changed this design to a screw. Assume they would interchange with ome...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-30-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
the trim is made out of aluminum and is...

the trim is made out of aluminum and is anodized.

All three years use the same pieces and it should be fairly easy to find replacements for driver quality that are not corroded.

Good...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-10-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
58 Valve covers

Early 58 valve covers were plain with neither FORD not THUNDERBIRD embossed in the cover. The plug wires actually contained a molded rubber grommet that attached to the valve cover. The slots for...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,506
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
The original kits came with the holes in the rear...

The original kits came with the holes in the rear cover already punched/drilled.

The emblem used on the 58/59 was the nose bird which is the same for both years.

I have never seen a 60 kit but...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-31-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Don't mean to contradict anyone but all three...

Don't mean to contradict anyone but all three years 58,59, and 60 trunk seals were attached to the lid.

Tanx
Fuz
58's and 64's
Sun Prairie, Wi.
tmjsong1@aol.com
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-18-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,219
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Is it possible to post the data plate info. from...

Is it possible to post the data plate info. from the 3 birds on this site??

Tanx
Fuz
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-18-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Is it possible to post the data plate info for...

Is it possible to post the data plate info for both birds on the site??

Tanx
Fuz
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
You are more than welcome. Hope to as well as...

You are more than welcome. Hope to as well as have not attended any events in the last couple years. Work gets in the way.

Fuz
58's&64's
Sun Prairie, Wi.
tmjsong1@aol.com
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Went and looked at my unmolested 58 trunk. I am...

Went and looked at my unmolested 58 trunk.
I am assuming that they supplied you with tan push buttons.

Facing the trunk from the rear.
Left side is held in place with 6 buttons.
rear left side is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
The originals were anodized. Not sure how this...

The originals were anodized.

Not sure how this can be duplicated with a spray bomb.

My initial thoughts would be polish the alum and then spay clear. No matter which way works it will be trial and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By tmjsong1aolcom
Remember that only the center areas were painted...

Remember that only the center areas were painted and the outter edges were left chrome. If you need exactly what was painted you can refer to the current VTCI rules.

All three years were the same....
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