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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By byersmtrco
Favorite TBirds

Not counting yours (HA HA!)

So if you were going out to buy one,
what would you look for.

Here's my list

65 HARDTOP
Minimal options
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-17-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By byersmtrco
Fender Skirt

Does any one have a need for a R/H Fen Skirt?
Good shape !! Needs the new seal.
It's not the orig white. It's the appliance white my
dad had painted the car

I'm thinkin' $100

I can ship (Whatever...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By byersmtrco
I'm sure it's plugged solid like the rest. Along...

I'm sure it's plugged solid like the rest.
Along with the F/P.
Some HAD to get into the carb

That is the orig 625 CFM Edelbrock - 1st Perf Series. Still says Carter on it.

Never been rebuilt. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By byersmtrco
Thanks Dave That means allot !!! My main issue...

Thanks Dave
That means allot !!!

My main issue could be that adj prop valve. It adjusts the rear only. Even cranked all the way up, it's still really only stopping with the front.

I should take my...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 10-12-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,027
Posted By byersmtrco
I LOVE IT!! That Sunroof is AWESOME !!!! 4200...

I LOVE IT!!
That Sunroof is AWESOME !!!!

4200 Lb's of WoopA__!!!!!!!!!!

The whole thing!!!!!!
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 10-12-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,027
Posted By byersmtrco
I had a 71 Charger

I had a 71 Charger
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By byersmtrco
Thanks for all the input!!! My 1st choice would...

Thanks for all the input!!!
My 1st choice would be, check (my) tank, and if it's
beyond repair repl it.
My 1st choice is using the OE tank.
The one that's in mine came out of a 60 HT. I want to say...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By byersmtrco
Latest TBird Caper

So, about a month ago I changed all my under hood fuel lines
(I know !!!! I should be running hard line) The fuel filter weighed a ton) It's a wonder it ran.
So, I installed one of those glass jobs...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By byersmtrco
I have the SSBC kit on mine. The clprs do mnt twd...

I have the SSBC kit on mine.
The clprs do mnt twd the front. Had to get all custom with the swaybar. Another one of the MANY nightmares with this car.

The kit came with the adj-prop valve. Avoid...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By byersmtrco
An option is Cooper. The trendsetter has a narrow...

An option is Cooper. The trendsetter has a narrow whitewall & is avai in 215-75-14 which is very close.
I have em on mine (mine are 225-75-14 - No longer avai in that size.
But they are smooth, quiet...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By byersmtrco
I replaced the starter once for my dad, decades...

I replaced the starter once for my dad,
decades ago (In a parking lot)

It was laying in the bottom of the bell hsg
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By byersmtrco
Steering Wheel

I see where there is a Reprod Strg/Wheel available for 55-57 TBirds. 15" (Stk is 18") and not as deep dish.

I actually saw one in a 61 Galaxie Convt at a show a few wks ago. Looked like it belonged...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
Eeeh, not too worried about it. Not even sure if...

Eeeh, not too worried about it. Not even sure if it's the problem. No one drives the car except me. I NEVER leave it out of Park.

I need to go thru the whole column - Top to bottom.
(Which leads to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
Well, I checked all the connections at the...

Well, I checked all the connections at the sol.
The main cable (sol-starter) was a tad loose. Was it the probl??
Hmm. I tightened everything. I'm even going to run a ground wire from the solenoid...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By byersmtrco
If it'll fit in a Mustang . . . It "should" fit a...

If it'll fit in a Mustang . . . It "should" fit a Tbird . . . Right?
So a 428 with the stk cast iron manifs look like they'd clear.
Because bigger is always better . . . Right?
No replacement for...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
Thought that was too easy. One female conn on...

Thought that was too easy.

One female conn on one wire, one male on the other.
Just hooked em together & poof!! It worked. Weird though,
one of my wires was yellow.
Started 2 or 3 times at the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-27-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By byersmtrco
That's right. They bought it in April (I think)...

That's right.
They bought it in April (I think) Over $5K (Allotta money for a car in 1960. He bought it from his uncle (Byers Motor Co - Gilroy, Ca - There for 50 + Yrs.
When I was an infant, I was...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-24-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By byersmtrco
First thing I would do is, rotate the wheels (frt...

First thing I would do is, rotate the wheels (frt to back) and see if the vibes change. Could just be a bad tire.

Take the whees to a (good) tire shop
and get their Ace to balance em for ya.

Try...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-05-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,430
Posted By byersmtrco
I had a 4-row built for mine when I put the...

I had a 4-row built for mine when I put the engine in. It helped.
But at slow speeds, you can have a radiator the size of a building. If there's no air going thru it, it can't do it's job. The 7...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
I need to replace the motor & the deck lid...

I need to replace the motor & the deck lid cyls.
Only the latches & the tray work @ the moment
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-20-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
I'm pretty sure everything should function...

I'm pretty sure everything should function normal
with the sw by-passed.

The Conv top is in-op right now.
I need to repl the motor & the deck lid cyls.

But the elec part operates fine, so with the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
WOW!! That was fast !! Thanks for the asst on...

WOW!! That was fast !! Thanks for the asst on that.
Great Pics. Looks like spade connectors. I might just make a little jumper harness.
So that switch is IN the column? Add that to my parts...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By byersmtrco
Neutral Safety Switch

Good Morning All,

When the N/S Sw fails, is there a quick way to by-pass it?
Pref with wiring under the hood. I'm pretty sure on one of
the wires on the solenoid.


I fiddled around with the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By byersmtrco
About every 3rd car is one of those POS's around...

About every 3rd car is one of those POS's around here.
But, when they see Big Tate comin' in the mirr . . .
They get outta the way
Must be that big chrome "Gonna get ya" grin!!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By byersmtrco
Pull in behind a prius and lay on the horn. If...

Pull in behind a prius and lay on the horn.
If they swerve off the road, you know your horn
is correct. AND, you'll have done the world a favor.
One less little junker foreign pedal car on the road.
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