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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Hawkrod
C1AZ does not indicate it is for a 61 Bulletbird,...

C1AZ does not indicate it is for a 61 Bulletbird, it indicates it is for a 61 Ford car on which a 292 was the smallest V8 available and which used a C1AZ-6A618-A which should be 8.125 long. If the...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-11-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By Hawkrod
Been gone a while, lots to sell 58-63 and some 67.....

Hey guys, sorry I have not been around much, it's been a rough stretch. Unfortunately we had a series of deaths in our family, several hospitalizations, and coupled with job loss etc... I am sure you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-21-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,333
Posted By Hawkrod
Those block head and intake numbers are all...

Those block head and intake numbers are all correct for a 352 or 390! The heads are correct for a 64 or 65 and the intake is a 65 only part. The block number is good for a 66-70 352, 360, 390, 410,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-18-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,333
Posted By Hawkrod
The larger chambers in the heads just affect...

The larger chambers in the heads just affect compression. Everything else is the same. There are a few cases where that is not the true but because you are using the stock type log manifolds it is....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-18-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,333
Posted By Hawkrod
The good news here is all 352 blocks are created...

The good news here is all 352 blocks are created equally as far as putting a later truck engine in an earlier car. The differences between a car and truck engine are minor but do affect power. The...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-29-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Hawkrod
The bad news here, the tooth counts you note are...

The bad news here, the tooth counts you note are useless as they applied to the original trans. If you have a C6 then all bets are off and you have to start from scratch. US speedometers operate on a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-24-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hawkrod
Just a quick note, cars, including Tbirds, were...

Just a quick note, cars, including Tbirds, were manufactured without heaters but it was a relatively small percentage. That percentage however usually included all cars destined for places like...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-22-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hawkrod
Keep in mind that your CFM calculations are...

Keep in mind that your CFM calculations are wrong. 2 barrel carbs are flow rated differently than a 4V. For example your three 48's rated at 510 (they are actually rated at 170 CFM each) actually...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,622
Posted By Hawkrod
Almost all FE starters will interchange as long...

Almost all FE starters will interchange as long as you have the correct flywheel. That is to say you can use a 58 352 flywheel and starter on a 76 390 (if you cut a hole in the bellhousing for the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,247
Posted By Hawkrod
Your close. The 385 did not replace the FE, it...

Your close. The 385 did not replace the FE, it replaced the MEL. The FE was manufactured until the end of 76 while the 385 came out in 68 when the MEL was discontinued. At the time Ford had basic...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By Hawkrod
He probably wants one so he can still put oil in...

He probably wants one so he can still put oil in the engine. Original valve covers do not have a place to put oil in so if you use a later intake and do not change the valve covers you have an issue....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-15-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By Hawkrod
They do not all have the same part number. The 58...

They do not all have the same part number. The 58 and 59 with a 352 used a B8S-17664-A, the 59 with a 430 used a B9S-17664-A and the one in the auction is a 60 which was used on all V8 engines is a...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-14-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By Hawkrod
That is for a 60, it would not be correct for a...

That is for a 60, it would not be correct for a 58/59. The 58/9 mount on the engine and the 60 mounts on the generator....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-13-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hawkrod
What somebody asks for something and what they...

What somebody asks for something and what they sell for are two different things. Remember, I sell vintage Ford parts for a living. I have scrapped hundreds of these. I actually just gave one to a...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-12-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hawkrod
Sorry, that is truly a horrible deal. $50 would...

Sorry, that is truly a horrible deal. $50 would be absolute top dollar and you better live close because it isn't worth shipping. They rarely sell for much more than $25 on eBay, they are a quite...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 06-28-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By Hawkrod
They will fit fine. Sorry I have not gotten back...

They will fit fine. Sorry I have not gotten back to you, I had a hard drive failure. I am working on a borrowed computer now. The manifolds are the same from 58-68 according to Hollanders but I know...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 06-21-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,329
Posted By Hawkrod
Yup, sounds as though you were lucky. The reality...

Yup, sounds as though you were lucky. The reality is blow by is a very big part of it and if you built the engine right and treated it right you will have experienced less bearing wear and less...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 06-21-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,329
Posted By Hawkrod
I hate to say this but I think your buddy gave...

I hate to say this but I think your buddy gave you horrible advice. Neoprene seals run fine on the knurls and when the neoprene seals came out Ford still knurled the cranks. They did not stop...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,804
Posted By Hawkrod
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320385262343

I am not so sure I like it but he did a lot of work. I hate the rear wheel wells and wheel tire combo but love the color....
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 06-18-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,329
Posted By Hawkrod
I just read this thread and saw this and figured...

I just read this thread and saw this and figured I should respond as this information is not really correct. The 430 is an MEL and the 352 is an FE and they were both new engines for 58 and both were...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-18-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hawkrod
The problem is the distributors do not seize at...

The problem is the distributors do not seize at the top. They actually float at the top and are not held tight there. Down under the intake in the block the distributor sits in a well and grunge...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,639
Posted By Hawkrod
Brake conversion was easy, the steering was a...

Brake conversion was easy, the steering was a little tougher but for a 64 it should be a bolt on as you can use 65/6 stuff. The columns are very different from 62 to 66 and the splines are different...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,639
Posted By Hawkrod
Just a note, depending on offset those bolt on...

Just a note, depending on offset those bolt on spacers do not apply any more load on wheel bearings than when using a stock wheel without a spacer. As far as load is concerned, the spacer could be 30...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,866
Posted By Hawkrod
The rheostat is part of the gas tank sending unit...

The rheostat is part of the gas tank sending unit and can't be replaced, you have to replace the entire assembly. Check to make sure that is the problem by unplugging it and see if the guage drops...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-11-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,866
Posted By Hawkrod
I hate to point this out, if a guage is reading...

I hate to point this out, if a guage is reading backwards it isn't because of a bad CVR/IVR. Take the two wires off of the back of the gauge and switch them. It really is that simple, somehow the...
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