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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By 430bird60
Brake Shoes

I was not able to talk to a real person at Rock Auto so I went to their website and was able to obtain a return lable for the centrix shoes I purchased from them. Hope they will refund my money....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-19-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By 430bird60
Brake Shoes

I recently purchased Centric riveted brake shoes from Rock Auto. As I was installing them I noticed that the rivets on the front shoes were closer to the surface than the rivets on the back shoes. I...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 09-06-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 430bird60
I was able to find the rear rubber seal which is...

I was able to find the rear rubber seal which is the same as the one described as item A in the Bird Nest catalog but can be purchased by the foot from Metro Moulded Parts, Inc. (www.metrommp.com)....
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-05-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks for the input. As I stated i did purchase...

Thanks for the input. As I stated i did purchase my weather stripping from the Bird Nest. MY concern is with the rubber that appears to mount closely behind the felt which is attached by a screw on...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-05-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 430bird60
I purchased the seals from Bird Nest. Their...

I purchased the seals from Bird Nest. Their catalog shows only one rubber and one felt seal for the rear and the picture you posted shows three seals which my car has. Their part numbers don't...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-05-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 430bird60
Sunroof weatherstripping

John
The rubber part #502C76 is the one I am not sure how to attach. The old one on my car is really deteriorated but looks like it went around the curves at the rear sides of the panel the same as...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-04-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 430bird60
Sunroof weatherstripping

I am about to install weather stripping on my sunroof but don't have clear instructions. My sunroof actually has three (1 felt and 2 rubber) strips on the rear of the sunroof and I know there are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By 430bird60
Sun Visors

Thanks Ray. That helps and I will make another attempt.

Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By 430bird60
sun visors

Having trouble installing sun visor brackets after replacing headliner. I didn't realize they weren't interchangeable until I read some of the posts. The part numbers on my brackets are BAP6304122-AW...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-26-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,392
Posted By 430bird60
Hi Harry Thanks for the information. I need to...

Hi Harry
Thanks for the information. I need to replace all three on my car and any help is appreciated. Hopefully, someone may have taken some pictures and will post them. if not, it will be trial...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-20-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,392
Posted By 430bird60
Sunroof Seals

I am about ready to install my sunroof. I purchased new seals from Bird Nest and have read everything I can find regarding installation. If anyone has photos of the seals installed or could take some...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks John. I forgot to mention that this is on...

Thanks John. I forgot to mention that this is on the 430 engine. I don't know whether or not the grommet for the 352 is the same. I'll
have to buy one from a vendor to see.

Thanks again
Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By 430bird60
Power steering hose grommet

Replaced a power steering hose on my 60 which is a bit smaller around than the old one and now both the pressure and return hoses slip in the rubber grommet they pass through that is attached to the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-08-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By 430bird60
Radio Access Cover

My 60 squarebird does not have a radio access cover. Do the covers have vinyl over the metal or are they just metal? Thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks John. Duh! Look in the catalog. Talk about...

Thanks John. Duh! Look in the catalog. Talk about brain freeze. Thanks again.

Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By 430bird60
seal between package tray and rear seat trim

When I removed the package tray and rear seat back there was a deteriorated rubber type seal b/t the two that had deteriorated and the P/O had tried to caulk it. Does anyone know what I should use in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-07-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks Nyles. I got it together this morning. I...

Thanks Nyles. I got it together this morning. I also had to weld the tubular piece to the bracket at the cowl. Thanks again.

Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-06-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By 430bird60
Having trouble installing the parking brake...

Having trouble installing the parking brake locking mechanism into the tubular piece that the handle shaft slides. Using simplyconnected's diagram I can get #2786 in but can't see how to attach the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-29-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks Nyles. I'll get back at it this...

Thanks Nyles. I'll get back at it this afternoon.

Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-28-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By 430bird60
Thanks Nyles. From what I am seeing from inside...

Thanks Nyles. From what I am seeing from inside the trunk, it looks like there are two brackets at the extreme edges of the packing tray that need to be removed. Am I missing other brackets or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-28-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By 430bird60
Removing Trim Above Rear Seat

Well, obviously I didn't read my post prior to submitting my question. I did not remove any screws from the package tray. They were removed from the bottom of the trim. Thanks again for any help.

Ken
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-28-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By 430bird60
Removing Trim Above Rear Seat

This is the piece of trim between the rear seat and the package tray. I have removed the screws at the bottom of the tray. It looks like there is a sealant between the trim and package tray. I will...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By 430bird60
automatic transmission control

The wire appears to be light blue with no tracer. The wire to the clock is also light blue with no tracer. The clock also has a wire that is fused. There is a another hole on the back of the clock...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By 430bird60
Automatic transmission control light

While removing the clock on my 60 squarebird I came across a light that was not plugged in and I can't find where it is supposed to be plugged. I removed the bulb (#1445). The shop manual shows this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By 430bird60
Brake cable positioning spring

Thanks John the picture really helps. I'll have to see if Carl has another spring.
Ken
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