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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,355
Posted By newbird59
Btw...I removed the rails that the headliner was...

Btw...I removed the rails that the headliner was stapled to so that I could replace the "material" holding it on. No one sells this so I took old engine belts that shops had lying around and gorilla...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,355
Posted By newbird59
I'm with Dave on this one....I may not be an...

I'm with Dave on this one....I may not be an expert on our tbirds but I thought of this when I installed my headliner last spring and it only made sense when you think about how our cars were built....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,215
Posted By newbird59
Looks great!! Awesome job. Here is mine...sorry...

Looks great!! Awesome job. Here is mine...sorry for posting so late

http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp49/davidortega33/Mobile%20Uploads/20141027_215942_zpshc1op71o.jpg...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,215
Posted By newbird59
Let me get you a photo of that tonight. I have...

Let me get you a photo of that tonight. I have the glovebox door out on my carpet at home. Stay tuned

-David:cool:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,215
Posted By newbird59
I brought this topic up a while ago when I was...

I brought this topic up a while ago when I was painting the inside of my dash bezels and I came to the conclusion that it was "Argent Silver". The chrome instrument panel and glove box I got from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Thanks guys! Ive been a little distracted with...

Thanks guys! Ive been a little distracted with the engine these past few weeks. This 429 is coming along nicely :D


I've yet to call Rock Auto about these bushings but I think I'll go with a Kanter...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-07-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,925
Posted By newbird59
Jax, I'm throwing a 429 and a C6 into my bird...

Jax,

I'm throwing a 429 and a C6 into my bird pretty soon. Ive been looking at something like American Shifter Company has....It looks like they make a very cool track system to mount your shifting...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Looks like Kanter won't guarantee that any...

Looks like Kanter won't guarantee that any bushings are made in the USA. The guy basically said that you get what you get. Not super helpful...ill keep looking!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-29-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Ok guys, Looks like I have the same as...

Ok guys,

Looks like I have the same as yellow98cobra. Black with a yellow strip. Everything is super dirty....I have to figure out what to clean the parts with. I'm calling to see about the rebuild...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Hey John, Thanks for clarifying that for the...

Hey John, Thanks for clarifying that for the front springs! You're a champ! I'm going to be home later and i'll see what I have. My bird is a 1960 hartop so we will see if they are original (can't...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Ok....so you guys are bringing up good points....

Ok....so you guys are bringing up good points.

It seems like Carl (partsetal), Dave (simplyconnected), Nyles (Tbird1044) and Eric (DKheld) are all seeing some flaws in overseas bushings. I will...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Awesome. I think this kit from Kanter looks...

Awesome. I think this kit from Kanter looks pretty **** complete to me. I'll see about getting this kit soon.

Is it smart to replace the inner tie rods and adjusting sleeves? Or should these only...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,652
Posted By newbird59
Front Suspension Rebuild/Replacement

Hey guys,

Before I finish up my engine and transmission rebuild, I would like to think about what I want to do for my front end suspension. Do you guys think that the stock suspension is pretty...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-14-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By newbird59
I think this is what you were referring to. I...

I think this is what you were referring to. I sent you a PM ,Derrick. Email me if you still need this part....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 02-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By newbird59
I think I may have these parts available from my...

I think I may have these parts available from my car. Would it be the same linkage used on a 1960 with a 352? Maybe some of the guys can chime in on this one.

David:cool:
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 12-11-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By newbird59
I have another set of these valve covers for 352...

I have another set of these valve covers for 352 engines. These are bare and need a little bit of work but have been rust treated and primered (gray). You can paint yourself when you get them. shoot...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-25-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
Here are some photos after the block has begun...

Here are some photos after the block has begun the assembly process. I'll add more when I get home and add some captions....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-25-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
When I got this engine, the guy that sold it to...

When I got this engine, the guy that sold it to me said it was "rebuilt" recently and to just run it. From that moment forward I didn't really listen to what he had to say about the engine becuase...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-23-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
Awesome! Thank you for that part number! If I...

Awesome! Thank you for that part number! If I remember correctly, you used the stock radiator...right? I still need to see if it's in tip top shape. Know how to check it??

I looked into the Torker...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-23-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
Here are some before images of the...

Here are some before images of the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-23-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
Greg, Since we last spoke, I stuck with the...

Greg,

Since we last spoke, I stuck with the stock oil pan (Stock replacement from Milodon) Summit part #MIL-30745. So this should clear my crossmember

How do you deal without power steering?? I've...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By newbird59
69' 429 TJ in a 1960 Thunderbird

A while back I was looking into what engine I wanted to put in my 1960 Thunderbird (I actually started a thread asking about recommendations). When I bought my bird, it had an original 352 that ran...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-20-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By newbird59
Very interested in your vents! Are they still...

Very interested in your vents! Are they still available?
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-23-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By newbird59
352 Valve Covers

Original Covers for 352 in ford blue color.


2 covers included and restored to near perfect condition with ceramic blue and clear coats.I have a different motor now and need to sell these because...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By newbird59
Same here! I would love to see how you did...

Same here!



I would love to see how you did this.


David:cool:
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