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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-03-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
The new one's all come that thick now? I'd grab...

The new one's all come that thick now?
I'd grab a couple stud shock bushings and call it a day.
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-30-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By OX1
General thunderbird CHAT section?

Wanted to discuss restorations. Not technically, but
financially if it is worth it? Seems to be some very nice
cars in the $15K range and I don't see how you could
fully restore one without spending...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-29-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By OX1
Probably worth about 6-10 grand less than if it...

Probably worth about 6-10 grand less than if it was totaly stock in same condition. Out of the 300 people that want to buy SQ's this year, maybe 1 will like that one.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Good to hear, hopefully you get some relief. I...

Good to hear, hopefully you get some relief.
I know some of these issues can drive you crazy sometimes.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By OX1
Guess there is no chance of getting 430 out and...

Guess there is no chance of getting 430 out and leaving hood on?
Really not looking forward to removing hood, ever really.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Do you think inner sleeve with teeth is in the...

Do you think inner sleeve with teeth is in the wrong spot vs rest of bushing then?
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-08-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By OX1
Not totally opposed, but the most I can do it...

Not totally opposed, but the most I can do it carry the stuff outside for someone else to do all the work to ship.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Then the only thing left is the inner toothed...

Then the only thing left is the inner toothed tube, vs the outer tube placement and kind of what I think Dave is insinuating,
that some how either they started out wrong, or slipped and are now in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Could be a combo I guess, outer metal sleeve on...

Could be a combo I guess, outer metal sleeve
on bushing does not appear to be pressed in
enough compared to everything else I've seen.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Then in my opinion, the shoulder was not...

Then in my opinion, the shoulder was not manufactured
in the correct location (or the overall bushing length is short).

The other dimensions that could be off, on other parts,
don't add up to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
All those bushings are up against a shoulder??...

All those bushings are up against a shoulder??
It looks like they should go a bit more in, just
eye-balling all my reference pics and the two arms I have.

Your arms "might" be spread about 1/16,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
1/2 in circles are different arms.

1/2 in circles are different arms.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Dimensions............. http://luxjo.supermotors....

Dimensions.............

http://luxjo.supermotors.net/59%20T-BIRD/SUSPENSION/UPPER%20CONTROL%20ARMS/DIMENSIONS.jpg

The inner dimension on A-arm, I would measure it in multiple spots.
It appears the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Sure, my main directory for the bird is here if...

Sure, my main directory for the bird is here
if you want to look through anything else.


http://luxjo.supermotors.net/59%20T-BIRD/
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
So in your pic, you are in to shoulder? Appears...

So in your pic, you are in to shoulder?
Appears you are not far enough in.
(based on how much I see inner metal tube
into A-arms on both sets of my pics)
Maybe bushings were made wrong.

Can you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Those 2 lines are just the shoulder and where the...

Those 2 lines are just the shoulder and where the control arm was wrapped around the outer bushing tube, on the inside.

Neither the bushings I pulled out, nor the one's I put back, had a shoulder...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
The inner edge of bushing metal tube has teeth...

The inner edge of bushing metal tube has teeth that have to bite into shaft, on both sides.

http://luxjo.supermotors.net/59%20T-BIRD/SUSPENSION/UPPER%20CONTROL%20ARMS/20160911_110354small.jpg

Both...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,719
Posted By OX1
Here is the tool I used. Super...

Here is the tool I used. Super...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By OX1
I use the "green" ethanol Stabil, what don't you...

I use the "green" ethanol Stabil, what don't you like about it?
We don't have non-ethanol, cept maybe at the marinas, haven't looked in a while.
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-02-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By OX1
Lowering price to $1500, need the space..

Lowering price to $1500, need the space..
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,782
Posted By OX1
He can't use lid from post #16 of this thread?

He can't use lid from post #16 of this thread?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By OX1
I made a vac setup using an old AC vac pump,...

I made a vac setup using an old AC vac pump, hose,
and big rubber plug with brass metal tube in it to
get air out of the brake system on my 14 mustang,
after MC and caliper upgrades. (vids are 53...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 10-10-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By OX1
Numbers I have are 13-1/4 and 2-1/8 or 6.23....

Numbers I have are 13-1/4 and 2-1/8 or 6.23.
Practically man disk numbers already.
I guess Ford didn't think much of their underdash booster either..........:D

Couple pics of that disaster brake...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 10-09-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By OX1
My under dash booster seemed to be working fine,...

My under dash booster seemed to be working fine, but my drums were really no
different with that booster connected up or not.

If you want to go through the trouble of changing pedal ratio,
you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By OX1
Don't stick a McD's coffee down there, heard you...

Don't stick a McD's coffee down there, heard you can get some painful scorching in the "wrong" spots........:p
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