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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,364
Posted By jopizz
I don't think the spacer is your problem. A thick...

I don't think the spacer is your problem. A thick spacer was used from '62-65. If you've replaced the accelerator pump and you have the linkage adjusted properly there may be other causes. How well...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,268
Posted By jopizz
The ignition switch and bezel are basically the...

The ignition switch and bezel are basically the same. Use the same instructions for your '60. Nothing is ever easy but it's certainly not a very difficult job. Just be careful with the wiring that...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By jopizz
I've used various stop-leak products in the past...

I've used various stop-leak products in the past to seal pin holes in the radiator with minimal success. As you mentioned they can cause blockages in your radiator. I don't know of any product you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By jopizz
In 1965 Ford moved the oil fill to the valve...

In 1965 Ford moved the oil fill to the valve covers. This was most likely done with the addition of the pcv system. I assume you are looking for an aluminum replacement. There is no aftermarket...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By jopizz
If he has a '59 he most likely has the under dash...

If he has a '59 he most likely has the under dash booster. Very few 59's had the under hood booster. Also the MC for the under hood booster is not available.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By jopizz
It's natural for the pedal to go down slightly...

It's natural for the pedal to go down slightly when you start the car. Do you have the shoes adjusted correctly and all the air out of the system. Either of those will also cause low pedal. Are you...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 11-20-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Bentmore60 !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Bentmore60! Garth hales from Oregon and owns a 1960 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By jopizz
They probably moved them to the engine...

They probably moved them to the engine compartment in 1960 due to moisture issues having them behind the grill. That's my guess.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By jopizz
They should be behind the front bumper at either...

They should be behind the front bumper at either corner.

John
Forum: Advertisements 11-17-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By jopizz
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I just received an email notification from Concours Parts & Accessories http://concoursparts.com/ that from now until November 30th they are offering a 10% discount on all in stock orders over $300...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By jopizz
I live in New Jersey and I've had dozens of...

I live in New Jersey and I've had dozens of Northeast cars and I've never seen upper control arms rust where they have to be replaced. There is probably no heavier metal on the entire car. They can...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By jopizz
I wouldn't rely on the picture in the manual...

I wouldn't rely on the picture in the manual being 100% accurate. The picture of the governor in the 1959 manual looks different than the one in the 1960 manual even though they supposedly use the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By jopizz
They have different part numbers so there is...

They have different part numbers so there is something different between right and left. Also '63-66 are different from '61-62. As I mentioned before why do you need to replace the control arms....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-16-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By jopizz
Is the play in the handle or in the door handle...

Is the play in the handle or in the door handle stud itself. If the stud doesn't have any play but the handle does then the teeth on the stud may be worn. Try wrapping some tape around the stud and...
Forum: Events 11-15-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
According to the Thunderbird Restoration Guide...

According to the Thunderbird Restoration Guide the rear taillight surrounds were part of the exterior chrome dress up kit. Also included were the windshield wiper well covers.

John
Forum: Events 11-15-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
As far as I know the chrome tail light surrounds...

As far as I know the chrome tail light surrounds were part of the exterior chrome dress up kit along with the headlight surrounds and the hood scoop. I've seen a few cars over the years with that kit...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-15-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By jopizz
It sounds like you might be missing the spring...

It sounds like you might be missing the spring that goes between the inner door and door panel. Also, do you have the nylon piece that goes between the handle and the door panel.

John
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-14-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,630
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ mh434

Squarebirds is honored by Jon Smith ~ mh434, Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's site the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-14-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By jopizz
In the back there are six three prong relays;...

In the back there are six three prong relays; part# C1SF-15672-A and two two prong relays; part# C0SF-15672-D. Those relays are readily available from the Thunderbird vendors. In the engine...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By jopizz
Use Type "F" transmission fluid. John

Use Type "F" transmission fluid.

John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By jopizz
Control arms don't normally go bad. Usually the...

Control arms don't normally go bad. Usually the bushings go bad and can be replaced. They are readily available.

Which top relay do you need. There are eight in the back and one in the engine...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-11-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,630
Posted By jopizz
Paid Member ~ Big Block Ford

Squarebirds is honored by Keith Forbes ~ Big Block Ford, Donor for a year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's site the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,436
Posted By jopizz
Glad to see that you finally had some success....

Glad to see that you finally had some success. I've never heard that storing a tire incorrectly can affect mounting it but who knows.



In the past I used to have two sets of hubcaps. One beat up...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,436
Posted By jopizz
I've never seen any shop have issues mounting 75...

I've never seen any shop have issues mounting 75 series tires. My local garage up the street mounts them for me all the time with just a basic tire machine. Almost every tire manufacturer still makes...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By jopizz
I would definitely remove the compressor and...

I would definitely remove the compressor and bracket. You don't need to do anything with the lower radiator hose. Unbolt the power steering pump bracket and move it slightly out of the way. If you...
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