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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Today, 07:44 PM
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Posted By jopizz
As Nyles mentioned you want 3/16" self threading...

As Nyles mentioned you want 3/16" self threading nuts also called speed nuts. Your local home center store may have them .

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 12:44 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Why not use the original style spacer? New ones...

Why not use the original style spacer? New ones are available.

http://www.parts123.com/parts123/dyndetail.pta?catalog=0000030b&ukey=304

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-20-2018, 10:07 PM
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Forum: FE Engines 01-18-2018, 09:56 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Glad to hear that the new carb is working out....

Glad to hear that the new carb is working out. Even though I've adjusted the mixture screws many times by feel I prefer to use a vacuum gauge to get it just right.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-16-2018, 08:53 PM
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Forum: Anything Goes! 01-16-2018, 07:35 PM
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Forum: Anything Goes! 01-16-2018, 12:21 PM
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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-15-2018, 12:18 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Ditzler is a paint manufacturer. I believe the...

Ditzler is a paint manufacturer. I believe the real name was Goldenrod Yellow.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-12-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By jopizz
The first thing I would check is the U joints. If...

The first thing I would check is the U joints. If they are ok then it's most likely the pinion bearing.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-10-2018, 11:56 PM
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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-08-2018, 09:53 PM
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Views: 705
Posted By jopizz
Mike, Thanks for posting the pics. Mine was on...

Mike,

Thanks for posting the pics. Mine was on the driver side. I guess there was no rhyme or reason which side the plate with the VIN was put on.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-08-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By jopizz
Although drum brakes are a far cry from today's...

Although drum brakes are a far cry from today's discs you should have sufficient pedal where it's not going to the floor. Most of the low pedal problems with drum brakes come from not bleeding them...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-07-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 705
Posted By jopizz
I've also seen the VIN number stamped on the...

I've also seen the VIN number stamped on the metal plate that goes between the driver seat and the rocker panel. It's covered by the carpet so it's not always visible.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By jopizz
You don't have to remove anything. You should be...

You don't have to remove anything. You should be able to reach up behind the splash shield and get to the nuts with a small ratchet and extension. I believe the nuts are either 3/8" or 5/16".

John
Forum: Our Rides 01-03-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By jopizz
If you look at his profile in the members list it...

If you look at his profile in the members list it shows him in Brampton, Ontario.

John
Forum: Our Rides 01-02-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By jopizz
Looks like he could also use an original set of...

Looks like he could also use an original set of valve covers.

John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-31-2017, 09:04 PM
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Views: 50
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, texczech !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, texczech! Don hales from Texas and does not own a Tbird. If you are interested in buying a Tbird, let us know what year, model, color, etc., and we can help you find one. If...
Forum: FE Engines 12-31-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,426
Posted By jopizz
I'm sure you'll be happy with the new carb. It...

I'm sure you'll be happy with the new carb. It does make a big difference in my opinion. Plus they are designed for todays' fuels where the old Autolite wasn't.

John
Forum: FE Engines 12-30-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,426
Posted By jopizz
If you have power windows you can hook it to the...

If you have power windows you can hook it to the window relay that's on the firewall. The only down side is that the choke will have power with the key in the ACC position also. If you don't have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-30-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By jopizz
He said he's getting power on the orange wire...

He said he's getting power on the orange wire with the switch on high but not on the red wire with the switch on low. That indicates a switch or wire problem, not a ground problem at the motor.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-30-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By jopizz
Those switches don't usually go bad only because...

Those switches don't usually go bad only because they don't get much use. I would disconnect the wires from the switch and connect the black wire to the orange and then the black wire to the red. If...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 12-30-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, GatesAuto !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, GatesAuto! Jeff hales from Nebraska and owns a 1965 Tbird! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to share with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-30-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By jopizz
If you are getting power on one of the wires then...

If you are getting power on one of the wires then the fuse is good. Most likely it's the switch or wiring if you are not getting power from the switch to the motor. The orange wire is the high speed...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-30-2017, 12:56 AM
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Views: 86,093
Posted By jopizz
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Forum: FE Engines 12-29-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,426
Posted By jopizz
I used the same piece. You can see it in the...

I used the same piece. You can see it in the picture. It's on the same bolt as the Autolite.

John
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