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Forum: Anything Goes! 09-28-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By Original Goldbird
great jokes

I really liked the shoe repair joke and of course the dentist joke
I have a collection of over 125 jokes that I tell and am adding yours to my group. Matter of fact will tell both tonight
thanks ...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-28-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,482
Posted By Original Goldbird
Helotes showT

Thanks Ray You certainly did a fine job with your camera.
A lot of cool cars Where did baby yellow bird come from? Did someone you know copy your car ? Tom
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-03-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
sand box

Thank you for your kind comments Here is ONE MORE
memory. The Ford dealer in Bay City was one of my best personal friends and still is. He kept trying to sell me another bird and when I told...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-30-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Final goldbird history

I have to say that it has been fun for me to share my recollections_of 50 years ownership of Goldbird and I appreciate the many comments my new square bird friends have made.
Any future postings by...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-24-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History XI

This will be my last entry about Gold bird memories except that later I will probably post remarks as to whether the time and money spent to keep her was wise.

In 1967 my wife and I had air...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-19-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird history X

I have been saving this to pass along. gold Bird is a
CELEBRITY CAR . Richard Nixon rode in her while campaigning for President against John F Kennedy in 1960. Unfortunately I do not have a photo...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-16-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
reply to tbird 430

That is a good question. Truth is that I cannot recall ANY problems until gold bird grew up. Minor annoyances were that car did not have a trip odometer, even my 36 Ford had that. Fuel economy was...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-14-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History IX

Here is one more "fun" recollection with a strange twist. Hope you enjoy it. By profession I was and still am for that matter a jeweler and gemologist as is son Tom. We have a fine retail jewelry...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-11-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
to Anders and scumdog

It blows my mind that I can type these messages and get responses from Sweden and New Zealand. thanks for your interest. I never really figured out how a telephone service with wires worked let...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-10-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History VIII

By now you guys are getting tired of my ramblings but here is another anyway plus I am saving the best and probably last two for my finale. When the car was about 10 years old it was starting to...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-05-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History VII

Hello fellow Bird Lovers

Here is ole Tom to continue my stories for you after my 5 day trip to Michigan where it was hotter than here in Floida and it was HOT here. I did post a thread in 55th...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-01-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,594
Posted By Original Goldbird
Wipers

Must be a common problem. running a garden hose on the windshield with engine running and wipers on can temporarily help . Rainex is also a temporary help but the real answer is to convert to an...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-30-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By Original Goldbird
Near fatal accident

Hi new friends Tom Jr and I had a had a wonderful time in Dearborn on Friday and Saturday. He picked me up in his great new Taurus in Flint Mich (50 miles from home in Bay City). we were about...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-22-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
gold bird history VI

Today I am going to talk about color of our birds. My preference in 1960 was to order either a red car or a white and I searched a bit for either but it was the end of the model and the 61's were...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-21-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
gold bird V

Before I post todays story please look at picture Tom Jr posted showing me in drivers seat of gold bird at a huge car show in Bay City Mi last summer. Trans Am behind bird is Tom's and behind that is...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-20-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold bird history IV

While we were vacationing in Florida my father in law phoned me with possible bad news about our new car. The dealer had not reported many sales which the financial company was loaning him money on...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-20-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History III

Thanks for suggestions to reply rather then start a new thread. I did start a new thread History II but somehow it got in here too.
Today I am going to share a funny wartime story only vaguely...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-19-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
History I

I fell in love with the 58 square birds at 1st sight but couldn't afford the $5,000 sticker.I was raised in the depression of the 1930's and taught that I should never borrow money to buy a car so...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-18-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,825
Posted By Original Goldbird
Gold Bird History

I am Tom Tabor Sr 87 year old father of Tom who now owns the bird I purchased new in 1960. You will find me in the technical forum under new member Original Gold bird. I am going to share my 50...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-11-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,918
Posted By Original Goldbird
New Member

I am the 87 year old father of Tom Tabor (my name also) who many of you know. I purchased Tom's gold bird in October of 1960 when it was new. I plan on sharing information with all of you about...
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