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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Penelope
I would like to get a white '58 with A/C to...

I would like to get a white '58 with A/C to complete the set, then I'd be a happier man:D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Penelope
Cheers for that Eric, just tried the same thing...

Cheers for that Eric, just tried the same thing with an old engine mount...unsuccessfully. Same story for old rubber tube. I will beat this!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Penelope
I had the same issue on my '60 and permanently...

I had the same issue on my '60 and permanently deleted the mechanical pump when i had the engine rebuilt recently and I installed a Holley "red" electrical fuel pump. Suffice to say that with the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-05-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
Joke of the Day

In deference to the note by administrators, here is today's joke of the day, and it is most definitively automobile related. It is the joke of the auto industry in fact...

I give you the Zundapp...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-05-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Penelope
R.I.P Richard, thoughts are with his family.

R.I.P Richard, thoughts are with his family.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-19-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
A very powerful one.....

A very powerful one.....
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-18-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
Bob, before the food goes to the Lab

it must go past the initial cat scan.....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Penelope
I think that looks very classy indeed. Nice job...

I think that looks very classy indeed. Nice job Chris, and I noticed The King having a sneaky backwards look at it. No doubt he would have approved as well.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-12-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
Far from it Bob! I guess we were lucky enough to...

Far from it Bob! I guess we were lucky enough to have plumbing when i grew up. Over here we call the outhouses "long drops"... always did from memory.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-12-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
I was absolutely afraid that was going to be the...

I was absolutely afraid that was going to be the answer, thanks, I think:eek:
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-11-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 287
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 12,347
Posted By Penelope
I'm gonna bite, Ray... what is a three holer? We...

I'm gonna bite, Ray... what is a three holer?
We certainly have outhouses down here in OZ, but i have never heard of a "two or three holer". Please enlighten me!
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-31-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By Penelope
The price of gas, wow I wish...... ours is the...

The price of gas, wow I wish...... ours is the equivalent of $4.08USD per US gallon. Makes the old sunday drive an expensive bit of fun but we look pn the bright side, it is our choice to drive V8's...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-22-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Penelope
Whoa, big job for someone who has unbridled...

Whoa, big job for someone who has unbridled enthusiasm and lots of coin..
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
John, I fear you are quire correct.

John, I fear you are quire correct.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
Thank you all, yep I may go down the return route...

Thank you all, yep I may go down the return route but last time I did it , it took months to get my shipping costs back. I will probably try and sell them here first and if it comes out square... job...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
You are right Bryan, they fit the engine but not...

You are right Bryan, they fit the engine but not the model... would they fit if a rack was used, I think they would.

My issue now is they cost me almost the same as the price to ship them from the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
.......and they don't fit around the steering box...

.......and they don't fit around the steering box even though the vendor swears they do. That's the end of that, way too much modification required and i think even i did modify them it would take...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-15-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
Yep did that as soon as I got them, no problems...

Yep did that as soon as I got them, no problems there....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-14-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
They will be fitted within the next 3 days and I...

They will be fitted within the next 3 days and I will post pics as soon as i can. If they do fit I will get a set for my other bird as well.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
The welds that you can see there are on the...

The welds that you can see there are on the outside, the ones inside are the ones that count and they are OK. My son is a metal fabricator and he is a very proficient welder. He looked it over and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
The kit has arrived down under, and at first...

The kit has arrived down under, and at first glance it appears OK. I will check rough bends tonight and look at fitting over the weekend. They do supply all gaskets and both sides of collectors as...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
All standard pipes at the moment, but I will...

All standard pipes at the moment, but I will definitely talk to the experts when I fit the headers and do what will match the best. I envisage replacing the large mufflers at the rear.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
I ordered a set yesterday and if they fit I will...

I ordered a set yesterday and if they fit I will get another set for my '59 as well. I will also fit 3 inch pipes from the collectors back otherwise its a little pointless...

I will let you know how...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
Thank you for your thoughts, and yes I agree with...

Thank you for your thoughts, and yes I agree with you regarding trying to fit as many cars as possible is not a good sign, but I guess Ford also would have used similar parts / set ups in a lot of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Penelope
Shorty Headers on flea bay

Has anyone bought a set of these?...
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