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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-19-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,148
Posted By birdbrain
custom auto sound

I would think twice about the custom auto sound as well. I have one in my 1960 bird and for some strange reason it stop playing like it use to. I called and they told me that maybe the antenna was...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-18-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,806
Posted By birdbrain
T-shirt

I would love to have a couple of Squarebird shirts, I never knew any were for sale. Do you have any in 2xx. Rodney
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By birdbrain
motor option

thanks, guy around here is saying that there were some baby birds that came with a 430, it's to big anyway. I thought that 1959 thunderbirds and lincolns had this motor only, even Edsels had their...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By birdbrain
motor options in a baby bird

Gentleman I have a question, Did the 430 motor ever appear from the factory in a 55,56,57 t-bird? Thanks in advance. Rodney
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-01-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By birdbrain
Trans woe's

He said it shifts well and the fluid is ok it's constant. It does not speed up when he goes faster. We will try to look at it tomorrow. The inspection plate is a easy fix.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-31-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By birdbrain
Transmission chatter

I friend of mine has just got himself a 1960 T-bird and it's making some noise. he thinks it's in the trans. Could the Torque converter be doing this? If it's loose can it be tightened without taking...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-29-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By birdbrain
spare parts

I just went back to see what else is there, set of door hinges, I have a carb from the original 352. Holley carb will need rebuilding has all the little parts on it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-29-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By birdbrain
spare parts list

Ok, I will list some of the more hard to find parts. I have a hood, quarter windows and regulators, starter, generator, headlight bucket assembly, wiper valance, wiper motor, 59 outside roof belt...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-28-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By birdbrain
Spare parts

I have a lot of spare parts for a 1960 Thunder bird. If any of you need something please let me know. I would hate to send need parts to the salvage year.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By birdbrain
where to list stuff for sale

I have moved from one house to another. I have a lot of parts that are left over from the build I did nearly 11 years ago. Where would I list the parts? Is there a special place for this? thanks...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-03-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,058
Posted By birdbrain
White Walls

i LIKE THE SIZE OF THESE WHITE WALLS i THINK THIS IS AS WIDE AS i CAN GO. i THINK THE SMOOTHES HAVE TO GO AND A SET OF SPOKES ARE IN MY FUTURE
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-17-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By birdbrain
They are a pain but I love them

Scaping them on speed bumps and jacking the car up the lake pipes are always an issue, with all that said the lake pipes look so good. They make the car look low. My lake pipes are not functional. My...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-17-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,058
Posted By birdbrain
denman white wall tires

I have run denman G78 14 4 inch white walls on my 1960 T-bird since I restored it some 15 years ago. I have read that denmans are no longer made and my tires are getting old. I will need to replace...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By birdbrain
heater

It's a very fine steam that comes out and sfter a while (10 min) it's gone and I have heat pure and sumple. I have replaced the heater core not long ago. It's like I have some antifreeze wasted on it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-19-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By birdbrain
Heater core

I got in my Bird the other morning and turned on the heat. The windshield got a little foggy. As i drove on it cleared up. does this mean I have a problem? The carpet is not wet. should I be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
Manifolds on

Install the copper gaskets yesterday and used grade 8 bolts. leaked at first after start up went around the car and retorqued all of a sudden no leaks. shut the car off and let it cool. I went back...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-04-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
Bolts to use

I am wondering which bolts should I use? I know the stainless steel bolts I have are not the expensive ones so they are out. I have grade 5 bolts then I have the grade 8 bolts. I am not going with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-03-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
Manifolds off

I finally got the manifolds loose the No Blow gaskets where broken I could see where the thing was leaking. these gaskets where cracked in two or three places. I guess this is why it leaked so bad....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-01-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
the link

has anyone used the link at the beginning of the thead, are these the gaskets I should be using?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-01-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
Exhaust manifolds revisited

After some checking I found that Mr. Gasket has a copper gasket part number 7164. I am getting mine from summit racing.http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MRG-7164/?rtype=10
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-01-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,521
Posted By birdbrain
Ehaust manifold gasket, yet again

Hi all, I am back at it again. Fighting the exhasut leak on my 1960 Bird with the 352. At last check I was putting those "No Blow" gaskets on my car and it worked for a little while, then tragity...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-25-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By birdbrain
Most helpful, thanks

I want to thank you guy's for your help with my radio problem. It has been along time since I have done any work on my car. I had forgotten that I had a after market radio in my T bird. When I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-24-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By birdbrain
Custom auto sound

I restored my car in 1996. I bought the radio at that time. I called the company today and spoke with a tech guy. He said that there was no outside adjustment for the radio. He said if it has a weak...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-24-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By birdbrain
custom sound radio

I forgot to mention that my radio is a custom sound replacement. Would it still have the tuning adjustment?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-23-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By birdbrain
Radio

If I remove the bottom cover(under the radio) will I be able to find the screw to tune the radio?
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