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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,863
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Yes, it'll work, but not ideal. Unless you...

Hi

Yes, it'll work, but not ideal. Unless you use an onboard compressor you'll be lookig for gas stations so you can add air to the shocks, and running a car with more air pressure in one shock...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-21-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Ray, thank you so much for setting up the web...

Hi Ray, thank you so much for setting up the web page, it was quite a surprise and I'm really impressed with what you've done - a man of many talents.
The US film crew was excellent. Very...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-08-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By Petrolhead
This site is excellent, you type in tire size and...

This site is excellent, you type in tire size and profile, it gives you the overall height. If you type in your current tire size, and then the proposed new tire size, you'll be able to mix and...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-27-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,534
Posted By Petrolhead
I haven't had a lot to do with this forum in...

I haven't had a lot to do with this forum in recent times, by was involved when Sal a member. On reading of his passing, I just wanted to log on and send my sympathies to Sal's family and friends,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-19-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,101
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Lucky escape! I would bet that it's not a...

Hi

Lucky escape!

I would bet that it's not a transmisison problem. The noise you describe is exactly like when the shift lever drops out of park into reverse. This is a common problem, my '62 did...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-11-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi, seeing as I started this debate perhaps I...

Hi, seeing as I started this debate perhaps I could ask for an explanation?

yes Ray, 'anything goes' is exactly that, it's a great place to show personal photos, cooking recipies, discuss last...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-10-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Petrolhead
Hey, Im sorry you feel that my post is a reason...

Hey, Im sorry you feel that my post is a reason for you to quit, but I'm not going to apologise for starting the thread.
Maybe you think I had no right to raise the issue as I have 'only' been...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-10-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Anders Great post, thanks so much for the...

Hi Anders

Great post, thanks so much for the photos. Looks like an awesome event, these one-make weekends are always impressive. Do participants stay on site, camping etc (love the Tbird and...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-09-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Petrolhead
Off topic rant

Hi there

Last week I started a thread in 'anything goes' called 'what I did in the weekend'.

It came about after YellowRose (Ray) mentioned somewhere that it's summer in the US, and forum members...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By Petrolhead
How did you manage it Rocketman62? Still haven't...

How did you manage it Rocketman62? Still haven't gone mine out.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-07-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By Petrolhead
Good skills! Sorry to scare ya!:o the 390 in my...

Good skills! Sorry to scare ya!:o

the 390 in my '62 has a hard line from the vacuum canister (the smaller of the two lines in the photo) that threads into the side of the carb rather than the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By Petrolhead
Here's the link to the earlier post ...

Here's the link to the earlier post

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=4139&highlight=parcel+tray
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Rocketman62 I had exactly the same problem, I...

Hi Rocketman62
I had exactly the same problem, I put a post up about a year ago and had some good advice, but unfortunately I still couldn't get the **** thing out.

It's not hard to get at the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By Petrolhead
[quote=Astrowing;35619]I've got a '62 Fairlane...

[quote=Astrowing;35619]I've got a '62 Fairlane 390 distributor ordered from OReily's.quote]

Hi Astrowing, I'm not sure you've got the right one coming. To the best of my knowledge 1962 was the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,058
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi! My memory's a little bit hazy on this, and...

Hi!
My memory's a little bit hazy on this, and your 60 may be different to my '62, but from what I recall when fiddling around with my wiring is that the same wire does the brake light and indicator...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-03-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Petrolhead
Good on ya for making the big trek north...

Good on ya for making the big trek north Scumdog!

Okay all you Squarebirders from the Northern Hemisphere, it's Monday - what did you and your Thunderbird get up to in the weekend?
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-03-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Ray Well put, you make some valid points. I...

Hi Ray

Well put, you make some valid points. I enjoy the friendly chit chat in the 'Anything Goes' forum, but I think it's out of place in the techincal areas. if somebody posts a photo of an...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-02-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Petrolhead
Crikey mate, another Aussie!:) We kiwis are...

Crikey mate, another Aussie!:)

We kiwis are getting outnumbered...

Seriously though, welcome aboard, please post some pics.

Cheers

Alistair
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-02-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,597
Posted By Petrolhead
Happy birthday for tomorrow Ray, hope you have an...

Happy birthday for tomorrow Ray, hope you have an awesome day. Regards
Alistair
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-02-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Petrolhead
What I did in the weekend

Hi everyone!

Let's see if we can keep this thread going with regular posts, hopefully it'll grow!

I've been reading your posts about summer and how hot it is in places around the US at the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-02-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Anders They are outstanding photos, did you...

Hi Anders

They are outstanding photos, did you take them?

The images capture the action of the traditional hot rods, and the concentration of the drivers (and fear in the passengers' eyes!)

We...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi Larry There's a grease nipple sticking out...

Hi Larry

There's a grease nipple sticking out of the lower ball joint that you can grease yourself with a grease gun, and it's accessible without removing the wheel. I don't know if it'll be the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-24-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,396
Posted By Petrolhead
Hi ya Ray I just had a look as I'd be keen on a...

Hi ya Ray

I just had a look as I'd be keen on a set for my '62 (Both me and my car have a screw or two loose), and I found the Sqaurebird kits listed by way down the sellers' list, after the light...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-21-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Petrolhead
Good page Ray, cool pics Chris - thanks.

Good page Ray, cool pics Chris - thanks.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,396
Posted By Petrolhead
Yeah, good suggestion, I guess i'm borderline...

Yeah, good suggestion, I guess i'm borderline anal because I keep all my cool hot rodding magazines in A4 ziplock plastic bags. Keeps them nice and fresh, and damp-free.

My wife says I take more...
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