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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-29-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,092
Posted By lnoska
Rear speaker 1960 Thunderbird

Was there a factory option to add a second speaker in the back of a 1960 Thunderbird?

Does any body reproduce the carburetor linkage the part that is attached to the bell housing?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-11-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By lnoska
Ford 390 or 391

Does any body know what the difference is between the two engines?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-01-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,705
Posted By lnoska
14" rims

I found 14" rims for my 1960 Thunderbird at a used rim supplier in Spokane, WA. This supplier must have had 2,000 rims in his yard. He supplied snow rims for WA, and ID.

I think the difference is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-31-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 37,347
Posted By lnoska
speaker Grill

I had my speaker grill powder coated the color was a dead on match. I could not believe it.

Larry
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-30-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 37,347
Posted By lnoska
1906 t bird brake projeci

Hi

I have just completed that project on my 1960 Thunderbird. If you want to talk to me about the conversion just call me. My # is 208-777-2957 H 208-699-8512 C.

Larry Noska
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-21-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,131
Posted By lnoska
Disc brake parts

Hi Joe

I used the same setup as Marcello. The extension is to alien the brake booster to the firewall bracket. It was made out of a old trailer hitch. I also have a flat top M/C to clear the hood...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,131
Posted By lnoska
Disc brake parts

I converted my 1960 Thunderbird to Disc brakes last year. If I can help with anything just ask me. I have the list of parts I used and there is a spread sheet on the TRL. With all the parts and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,135
Posted By lnoska
brake disc conversion parts

Hi Kenn

I have also completed a conversion using Scarebird brackets. I have a 1960 Thunderbird same as you. I would be glad to help in any way I can. You can call or PM. me. My Number is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By lnoska
Electric radiator fan 1960 Thunderbird

The fans are installed and working great. I have two problem's
1. A leak in the upper hose. I think it is the clamp.
2. I have a belt that is squealing on the new alternator.

The alignment of the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,801
Posted By lnoska
Electric radiator fan 1960 Thunderbird

Ok who has converted to electric radiator fan, an can give me some information?

I would like to remove the original fan and replace it with a electric fan The car is just fine while driving but...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-08-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By lnoska
Carbrator linkage Assembly

Has any body fixed the worn out carburetor linkage assembly that is bolted on to the intake manifold? The transmission kick down is part of that assembly. The one on my 1960 Thunderbird is worn so...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-04-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By lnoska
New wipers for my bird

I received the parts from Newport Engineering today. Next is to start to remove all the stuff to get to the vacuum wiper motor. This is the second time for me, so it should be no big deal, right....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-02-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By lnoska
Wiper Shafts

I am in process of installing electric wipers and windshield washers. I removed the louvered cover over the two wiper shafts. The shafts were sealed with a white calk of some kind. It appears to have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By lnoska
The Thunderbird Ranch

Has any one been able to get a hold of John at the Thunderbird Ranch? I have been trying for a some time with no luck. I am looking for a power seat assembly and switch for my 1960 Thunderbird.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,629
Posted By lnoska
Disc brakes

I changed to disc brakes last winter and very happy with the change. The trouble was well worth the effort. I used Scarebird brackets(no aliment troubles) with them.

I did have trouble finding 14"...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-23-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,281
Posted By lnoska
1960 Thunderbird steel wheels

I have a set I took of my 1960 Thunderbird. I converted to Disc brakes last winter. If you are interested call me at 208-699-8512 cell 208-777-2957 Home.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-01-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,141
Posted By lnoska
Power seat trouble

Todd
I have just completed a power seat install on my 1960 Thunderbird. I found a schematic in the 1960 service manual on page 15-6. I replaced all wiring on the assembly before installing the power...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,399
Posted By lnoska
I changed out my Autolite 4100 last winter. I...

I changed out my Autolite 4100 last winter. I installed a Edelbrock 1400 series carburetor, and I am very happy with the result. The carburetor has a electric choke you will have to wire that in....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By lnoska
Hi Chris I converted my 1960 Thunderbird last...

Hi Chris
I converted my 1960 Thunderbird last winter.
and am very pleased with the improved stopping power.

You will need disc brake ready rims. The 14" disc brake ready rims were not easy to...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,658
Posted By lnoska
I have owned a 1960 thunderbird for about 3...

I have owned a 1960 thunderbird for about 3 years. One of the first things I did was install electronic ignition. It has worked just fine no trouble.

This winter the car will get power seats.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By lnoska
What is Sea foam?

What is Sea foam?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By lnoska
FYI on Power seats for 1960 Thunderbird

FYI. on the power seats for a 1960 Thunderbird. The wiring diagram in the manual shows a 30 amp breaker. I powered the power seat assembly on my bench and it used 10 amps I will use a 15 amp breaker...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-05-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By lnoska
Power seat,s 1960 Thunderbird

Does any body know if the power seat assembly is the same for driver and passenger?
I have just received one for the driver side from The Thunderbird Ranch. The wife would like one also so I think I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By lnoska
Hi Dan I have just finished installing disc...

Hi Dan

I have just finished installing disc brakes on my 1960 Thunderbird. I used the Scarebird brackets. And the parts list provided by Dave Dare. The parts list is on the T.R.L part of our site. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By lnoska
The accelerator pedal has a hitch or hesitation.

Has anyone rebuilt there 1958 to 1960 Thunderbird carburetor bell crank linkage? I have two sets and they are booth worn in the same manner. My next project is to figure a way to rebuild one. Or...
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