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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-01-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,855
Posted By redneck
Hey Guys: I solved the blow by like others have...

Hey Guys:
I solved the blow by like others have said by picking up an oil filler cap with a hose attachment and ran the hose to the air cleaner. No problem with oil film in the engine compartment or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By redneck
Cool Brake problem explanation

The drivers side front wheel cylinder did not function at all. I replaced it and the other wheel cylinders that were all in need of replacement. In the past 24 years, this car had been driven 2,000...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By redneck
Results of brake fix

Hi guys:

Sorry, I said I would update everyone on the brake issue but just now noticed that I did not. Well here is the problem that occured. My brake lights would come on, drain the battery. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,747
Posted By redneck
Wink Congrats on the ROT find

Hi guys:
Thanks to this forum, I also went searching for my ROT for my 60 bird. All I found was a #$%# old mouse nest under the back seat. I took care of that right away. Then I noticed one small...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-25-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By redneck
Thanks for the advice guys. The bird will go up...

Thanks for the advice guys. The bird will go up on the hoist Friday morning and we will take another look at with this information in mind. I will let you know what we found.

:D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-24-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By redneck
Thanks for the advice. Perhaps a little more...

Thanks for the advice. Perhaps a little more information would be helpful here. After bleeding out the brake line, the travel was just right on the brake pedal (2 to 3 inches of free play). When I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-24-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By redneck
Smile Thanks to the forum and a brakes question

Hi there everyone:
I really appreciate this forum. Today I used the technical archives that helped me replace the light switch on my 60 tbird. Rheostat was shot so I now have functioning dash...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-19-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,779
Posted By redneck
Keep it coming

Tom Sr.:
This is awesome. Keep the stories coming.
Rich in N. Minnesota
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By redneck
thanks guys

I really appreciate this forum. I kind of thought you guys would say, take the switch out. I will be doing that. It seems to me one of the posts said to remove, the fuel guage display that is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By redneck
Is there an easy way to splice the dash lights into the tailights?

Hi everyone:
I was so excited when I coaxed my dash lights into lighting last year with a few twists on the light switch. Now after sitting over the winter in a nice cozy protected wintering shed,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-16-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By redneck
Talking Great Advice

Hi again Guys:

Great bit of advice. I now the EST # inside my T bird shop manual. If I am cruising alone, I have great security having the tool box, manual and a phone number. I just have been...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-16-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By redneck
Thanks guys. This site is awesome!!!!

Just a quick note to express my appreciation for all the assistance everyone has given me with my T bird. I am not too comfortable with diagnosis and assistance. I wish I was but I am learning. It...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-15-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,033
Posted By redneck
I would say 50 x per mile or one cycle every 100...

I would say 50 x per mile or one cycle every 100 feet of driving which equates to 2.5 million. The 25 million seems a bit high which would be every 10 feet of travel. The 87 million cycles would be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-04-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,699
Posted By redneck
Hey Troub Try this out before you tear into...

Hey Troub

Try this out before you tear into your lights. The dash lights work with a rheostat type disc. You need to pull the light switch out and then turn it to get the dash lights to light and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-01-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,344
Posted By redneck
Absoutely Awesome

Thank you to everyone associated with this site and a big thank you to Alexander and his family. What a gift! am also moved by the many testemonials to this great founder of this site. As a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-25-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,905
Posted By redneck
Exclamation Look for the ROT

Don't forget to take a peek in the springs of the back seat to see if you are fortunate enough to find an intact ROT sheet (factory assembly sheet) which will tell you the date of assembly and other...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-18-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,387
Posted By redneck
Lettering

Hi everyone:

Have any of you ever checked into "uppercaseliving.com" for lettering. They are very excellent and will even allow you to custom order your own lettering. This product is used for...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,210
Posted By redneck
Stay away from the mothballs. My bird had the...

Stay away from the mothballs. My bird had the mothball treatment by a prior owner and I having been working the past 6 months trying to get rid of the mothball odor. Poison, Poison, Poison baited...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-02-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By redneck
Brr from the birds nest in N. Minn

I can't believe that I am reporting this News Years Day temp at 11 pm is -40 C which is also -40 F in N.:eek: Minnesota. I about froze my buns when I went out to my newly insulated and remodeled...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,654
Posted By redneck
Smile Putting the bird away for the wint

Hi Everyone:
I read this forum daily and really enjoy getting to know the members and picking up bits of info on my 60 bird. Fortunately, I have not any recent issues with the bird and so have just...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-21-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By redneck
thanks to all

As a new member of this forum (6 weeks), I too would like to thank everyone who has contributed so greatly to this site. I go to this site at least daily and love to read all the posts. I belonged to...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-20-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By redneck
Thanks for your posting

Ray:

Thanks for the posting. I read the web link honoring your wife. I teach Human Anatomy and Physiology for nursing students at college. I would like to use information from the link you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-20-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,459
Posted By redneck
Oil leaks and oil weight

Hi everyone:

I have discovered that my "new" 60 tbird has some oil leak issues. I don't really think the car has been driven much the past few years. I have had the car for 6 weeks and really enjoy...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By redneck
You are not going to believe this

You could probably tell from my last post that I was getting a bit frustrated :confused:with my beautiful 60 tbird. Well I decided I needed to take the old gal for a cruise ( I need to come up with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By redneck
I think I am finding out the light switch is the problem to my dash lights.

I replaced bulbs in the temp/fuel and they did not come on but when I turned the light switch back and forth in the parking light mode, they temporarily lit. The key light also flickered once. The...
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