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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By OX1
I suspected this issue when I first got my bird....

I suspected this issue when I first got my bird.
But I was going disk, so did not bother to replace
lines on drums to fin out.

Glad to hear that that was most likely it, as except
for the lines,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-20-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By OX1
How does that work since the original is unibody?

How does that work since the original is unibody?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By OX1
No doubt. Unfortunately, the stock 9" cases were...

No doubt. Unfortunately, the stock 9" cases were weak in the 3rd pinion bearing area and that little chunk liked to crack off and test the strength of the rest of it.

Had a whole bunch of them on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By OX1
One thing I would not do is set the diff angle...

One thing I would not do is set the diff angle exactly the same as a 9. The nine has one of the lowest pinions on the planet. Probably at least some change in driveshaft angle, vs diff angle between...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-12-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By OX1
Trustworthy 430 Rebuilder?

Can we make that a sticky so that others know they are avail and not that rediculous in price, for the guy that wants his original engine, no matter how much it costs over the super common 390?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-10-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By OX1
I didn't even know they made those. Good thing I...

I didn't even know they made those.
Good thing I guess, as I would have been dissappointed.

Not surprised though, several of the repro parts I
have gottne over the years are not even close to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By OX1
I recently had a rear section of an upper bucket...

I recently had a rear section of an upper bucket seat, sewn in to the original seat cover. They used fabric from another seat, that I bought just for that back section. I was stunned when the guy...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-24-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 908
Posted By OX1
Best part about upgraded sway bars is the frame...

Best part about upgraded sway bars is the frame mount
bracket. The original way is mounts, seems marginal
for even the stock bar with rubber bushings....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-21-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By OX1
Full Black Leather Interior

My parts car came with a full leather interior (not in the car)
Seats were recovered. The dash pad is newer, but oddly
has AC hole cut (but not radio hole). Some of the side pieces
and maybe the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-27-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By OX1
When I was looking, it was tough to get a built...

When I was looking, it was tough to get a built AOD that
kept the lockup converter for more than 350ish HP. This
was about 7 years ago, but I think most recommend
eliminating lockup if going much...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-08-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By OX1
Wouldn't that just change the brake pedal...

Wouldn't that just change the brake pedal height?

Anyone have experience driving one of these new. My mom got her 60 new, but I didn't think to ask how the brakes
were from ages -4 to 13 (and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-08-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By OX1
I have Lincoln 155 for 30 years still works...

I have Lincoln 155 for 30 years still works great.
Bought a monster linc 255 for over 1/4 inch work on
suspension links and frames for my offroad rigs.
Have a new miller 211 with spool gun, mig...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By OX1
This stuff welded a lower bellhousing "ear" (half...

This stuff welded a lower bellhousing "ear" (half of it anyway)
on a later model 302 block. I busted the outer edge
of it off, mounting block to engine stand with an off center
"tube" from stand,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
Sounds like a really neat setup, would love to...

Sounds like a really neat setup, would love to see
that in action if you have any links to videos.

But I'm not sure how much it relates to the woes of
seasoned home hobbiest (with their own...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
Oh I see. Has nothing to do with stiffer wheel....

Oh I see. Has nothing to do with stiffer wheel.
The undercut on a T-bird rim is 1-3/4 below rim edge on
outward side, and 1-1/4 below rim edge on inner side.
Does make mounting easier on inner...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
And what reason is that?

And what reason is that?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-31-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
I meant why can't you remove tires on/off the...

I meant why can't you remove tires on/off the front with stock rims. I did it several times with no issues.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
Is it the Coker tires? I've had several different...

Is it the Coker tires? I've had several different tires on/off
the stock rims without issues?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By OX1
I got these for around $200 for the...

I got these for around $200 for the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,283
Posted By OX1
I have an extra set of rims I got with my 59,...

I have an extra set of rims I got with my 59, plus I bought rims for the front disks, and then rims with less backspacing for the back, to closer match the front.

I think I might have 7 (might...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By OX1
I fit a 9" from a 79 f350, but it was a nightmare...

I fit a 9" from a 79 f350, but it was a nightmare to fit. Search on my name for the thread and pics
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By OX1
Just to let you know, the two pictures with the...

Just to let you know, the two pictures with the arrows are the
points that created the most play in the whole shifter "linkage" setup for me.
The detent plate has it's purpose, but even a new one...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By OX1
Some pics that may or may not...

Some pics that may or may not help..........

http://luxjo.supermotors.net/59%20T-BIRD/STEERING/STEERING%20COL%20SHIFTER%20TEARDOWN/SMALL/

You can't pull steering shaft, it is part of steering box....
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-23-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By OX1
HAHA. You know how most children fight over the...

HAHA. You know how most children fight over the parents house.
The 3 of us are going to fight over NOT getting the house, just
so we don't have to clean out the garage and basement. :)

There is...
Forum: Our Rides 08-22-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By OX1
Very Nice.........

Very Nice.........
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