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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By DKheld
Ooops - looks like you've already found one - was...

Ooops - looks like you've already found one - was going to suggest checking with Carl Heller ( partsetal ) here on the forum - he has lots of Squarebird parts reasonably priced.

Bet Carl could help...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,984
Posted By DKheld
X2 on the color combo - boy - somebody is going...

X2 on the color combo - boy - somebody is going to have a nice present under the Christmas tree - wish it were me but I'm on the naughty list so can't be mine - :D

Sorry it took so long to get this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By DKheld
Interesting - never realized the horns were...

Interesting - never realized the horns were mounted in a different position on the earlier cars.

Martin has the official word (cool - thanks Martin) but I think they actually moved them so that they...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By DKheld
Great info Kim and Theo! Thanks Ray for putting...

Great info Kim and Theo!

Thanks Ray for putting it in the TRL.

Those knobs on the adjustment stem are a real bugger as mentioned. I sometimes wonder if Borg put some type of Loctite on the knob....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-27-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By DKheld
OEM on the way...

OEM on the way out
https://storage03.dropshots.com/photos300/photos/260234/20130518/b_104254.jpg

I bought one that was rebuilt and by the time I got it installed it had been sitting 5-6...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-25-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By DKheld
Another thread I had missed - sorry Jon - but...

Another thread I had missed - sorry Jon - but thanks for posting the link and pics. Very envious that you were able to see and hear the car "in person".

Wowzers - have a look at that massive front...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-24-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By DKheld
Very nice car Nyles - thanks for the video's...

Very nice car Nyles - thanks for the video's Randy.

Heh - thought my Tbird was the only one that whistled on the motorway. :D

Eric

(sorry about the late post - just catching up - been out of the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-24-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By DKheld
Been out of the loop for a while and catching up...

Been out of the loop for a while and catching up on some reading.

THANKS CARL !!!!!

Went to the Bill Shepherd Mustang Facebook page but couldn't get much info on the drive train. I don't do...
Forum: 1957 To 1969 Full Size Fords - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By DKheld
19 cars - WOW- no wonder you don't get on the...

19 cars - WOW- no wonder you don't get on the forum very often.
That Galaxie sounds like a fun street project. Wish I had the nerve to go that route with my Tbird.

Thanks for the pics !!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By DKheld
Lots of variables but it should - don't think I...

Lots of variables but it should - don't think I would risk it though.

The MG's I work on have the same style system as the Tbird. 4 wheel drum back to a single line master cyl. When MG switched to...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 10-21-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By DKheld
Golde Top - top only

Wasn't sure this would get noticed in the "for sale" section and since it pertains to the Gold Top only- thought I would post it here.

No affiliation - just happened to see it when searching...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-18-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By DKheld
Very much agree Dan. Can't wait for the new...

Very much agree Dan.

Can't wait for the new calendar.

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-18-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By DKheld
That would be a really tough choice. I'd need to...

That would be a really tough choice.

I'd need to drive them to decide - to be one of my favorites it has to drive as nice as it looks. Never driven a baby Bird but like the looks. A '64 is near the...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-18-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By DKheld
The paint peel around the data plate sort of...

The paint peel around the data plate sort of makes me suspicious about the original paint claim - could be - but I'm probably being overly cautious.

Only reason I noticed it is that the paint...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By DKheld
The MGA has rubber hangers/isolators for the...

The MGA has rubber hangers/isolators for the exhaust.
Had the old ones laying about.
Installed an old one between the new fuel pump and frame to try and dampen the fuel pump sound.
Helped quite a bit...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-16-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DKheld
Hope to hear from you often. Definitely a great...

Hope to hear from you often. Definitely a great bunch of folks on this forum and we were lucky to have your Dad as part of it. I'm sure we'll be saying the same of you.

I was about to suggest that...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-16-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DKheld
X2 with Dan - hope to hear more about the Tbirds....

X2 with Dan - hope to hear more about the Tbirds. Sorry though to hear about your Dad. I inherited my '60 Tbird from my Dad too - great memories.

My Uncle had a '79 and drove it for many years - it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,984
Posted By DKheld
" and today my body is asking me are you sure you...

" and today my body is asking me are you sure you won? "

:D

I know the feeling exactly - glad to hear Dave came to the rescue and you guys worked it out. Always a lot of fun to read your posts and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By DKheld
I was just about to inquire on the same subject...

I was just about to inquire on the same subject !!

Here's what I can add....(in one of my usual long winded dissertations)

Ordered an Airtex ATX-3461 (dual action style) in Aug 2014 from Rock Auto....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-11-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By DKheld
Guess he already has a low amperage converter for...

Guess he already has a low amperage converter for the gauges?

Will need to replace the coil and condenser in the ignition system.

All the lights. (is there a headlight relay and a horn relay?)...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-11-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By DKheld
Ooops - sorry Scott - just saw your...

Ooops - sorry Scott - just saw your question..

The Squarebird has 14 inch wheels and the GM cover is 14 inch so I was good to go. Just had to modify the center cap to accept the Bulletbird style...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By DKheld
Great video - thanks for the reminder on the TRL...

Great video - thanks for the reminder on the TRL Ray.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By DKheld
Almost certain these are the original key sets...

Almost certain these are the original key sets delivered with our car new. Set on the right has more wear - was my Dad's set and he used the car as a daily driver for around 10 years.

The square key...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By DKheld
I have a little Nissan truck that I bought new...

I have a little Nissan truck that I bought new back in '87.
The horn has always sounded like a sick cow (like on it's death bed kind of sick).
Always loved the sound of the Tbird horns and I had the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By DKheld
Needed a tail pipe for my 1987 truck a couple of...

Needed a tail pipe for my 1987 truck a couple of weeks ago.
Cheapest around local was $56.
Ordered one from Rock Auto for $17 including shipping. I wasn't expecting much but figured I'd give it a...
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