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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,386
Posted By pbf777
They did try the strap around the tire to no...

They did try the strap around the tire to no avail. They theorized the tire was stored in such a fashion as to compress it's width. Dean[/QUOTE]


Yes, if the tires have been stored stacked,...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 11-06-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,974
Posted By pbf777
I will have to ask about the oil pan. [/QUOTE] ...

I will have to ask about the oil pan. [/QUOTE]


Just a few topics for your inquiry if you wish:

What is the intended capacity of the currently installed oil pan?

...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,386
Posted By pbf777
Where is the concern? ................... Again,...

Where is the concern? ................... Again, I wouldn't worry about it until you come to that bridge.Dave[/QUOTE]

............OR DITCH!!!!!!!!!! :eek:

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,386
Posted By pbf777
I'm not looking at the damage to the tire, but...

I'm not looking at the damage to the tire, but particularly, any obvious visual external damage to a tire's sidewall or as described bead surface is to be reviewed with concern. When considering what...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 11-02-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,974
Posted By pbf777
Congratulations on your efforts with this...

Congratulations on your efforts with this project! :)

Love the individual runner stack intake system! Perhaps this manifold is of a plenum design vs. I.R.? What are the throttle bore diameters?...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By pbf777
I admit, I don't get out much, but at the...

I admit, I don't get out much, but at the airports around here, they have maned fuel trucks which deliver the fuel to the planes on the tarmac; not fuel pump stations in which one taxi's their plane...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By pbf777
Yes, generally one would want to mount the...

Yes, generally one would want to mount the electric pump (universal/remote/inline) to the rear of the vehicle as these units are more efficient at pushing fuel vs. siphoning; as close to the tank as...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By pbf777
The difficulty has to do with the intended...

The difficulty has to do with the intended application or use of the fuel, not the actual act of the transfer/sale from vender to end user. Selling one gallon (or less, generally) containers of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-14-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By pbf777
Well, I guess YOU just lack any extensive...

Well, I guess YOU just lack any extensive personal experience in purchasing fuels not intended or approved for "street" use, for consumption in your personal street driven automobile. My intention...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By pbf777
Note that "100 octane airplane gasoline" is not...

Note that "100 octane airplane gasoline" is not available for automotive applications particularly if known to be used on the streets of the good old U.S.A., per E.P.A. & the road tax collector. ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By pbf777
Just to clarify: Edelbrock #60069 assembled...

Just to clarify: Edelbrock #60069 assembled cylinder heads are for the Ford FE series 390, 406, 410 & 428 cubic inch engines. The 427 FE would require the Edelbrock #60079 assembled units.

The...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By pbf777
You may also what to establish the total...

You may also what to establish the total mechanical advance timing value @ R.P.M.'s, and separately the total vacuum advance value?

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By pbf777
Has anyone noticed how thin/light the sheet stock...

Has anyone noticed how thin/light the sheet stock is that these "Canadian"(?) fuel tanks are manufactured of? Compare to your original O.E.M. unit. :eek:

And yes, leaks are not that uncommon;...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,938
Posted By pbf777
Originally Posted by Frango100 I donīt think that...

Originally Posted by Frango100
I donīt think that it will work well without the vertical clapper bolt installed. The axle is hinged to the lower control arm, so when you accelerate, the differential...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-23-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By pbf777
Please note that the terminology:...

Please note that the terminology: "Cruise-O-Matic", describes several different transmission units in the Ford production line.:confused:
Although often similar in design, each unit was engineered...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-23-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By pbf777
Yes, #1281 should be correct for your...

Yes, #1281 should be correct for your application.

Yes, I would advise purchasing the coil also.

And yes, I would advise this installation as a good decision. :D

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-16-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,938
Posted By pbf777
Absolutely correct!!! I know we're off...

Absolutely correct!!!

I know we're off topic here, but this needs emphasizing until it is understood by the ignorant! :mad:

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-14-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,938
Posted By pbf777
YUKON........... "Off-Shore" manufacturing!!!!...

YUKON........... "Off-Shore" manufacturing!!!! :eek:

Scott.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-14-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By pbf777
Unfortunately, this example doesn't provide the...

Unfortunately, this example doesn't provide the opportunity to revisit the performance potential (from the historical perspective) of the MEL engine :(, as this vehicle sports an FE of some...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,662
Posted By pbf777
CORRECT! :D Also, I think Ford's initial...

CORRECT! :D

Also, I think Ford's initial intention may have been to utilize an air suspension system, which was canceled late in the game; so '58's received the control arms, etc., but with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By pbf777
[QUOTE=sidewalkman] Long story short I am so...

[QUOTE=sidewalkman] Long story short I am so under carbureted that it starves on the freeway.

On the freeway at what throttle angle? :eek:

Under normal cruise (65-75 M.P.H.) one...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By pbf777
Nope!!! :D Although, the 462 MEL C6...

Nope!!! :D

Although, the 462 MEL C6 transmission will bolt-up properly to 385 series engine block. :confused:

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By pbf777
Although I agree, that with more modern...

Although I agree, that with more modern materials, and some, improved component engineering, one can anticipate extending the functioning life of the engine, yes! :)

But, probably the greatest...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By pbf777
[QUOTE=OX1]The more I look, I'd think I'd just...

[QUOTE=OX1]The more I look, I'd think I'd just source a 462 and rebuild that.
Should drop right in where a 430 goes, yes?

Note that the bellhousing bolt pattern is different between early...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By pbf777
I'm not in the position to be aware, on a daily...

I'm not in the position to be aware, on a daily basis, of which shops provide what level of competence, on any possibly required operation, on any and all possible products, anywhere anyone on this...
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