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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-05-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ickaber
You are right and it is easily removed. One 1/2"...

You are right and it is easily removed. One 1/2" bolt behind the bumper and two screws in the front and it comes right out. I went ahead and pulled it to make testing easier, since I was otherwise...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ickaber
Suddenly, it's all clear to me. One of the...

Suddenly, it's all clear to me. One of the springs definitely does not spring forward like the other. To be honest, I didn't realize that one was for running lights and one was for turn signal, but...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ickaber
Turn Signal Not Working

Happy Independence Day! Hopefully if you live in the U.S.A. you're out cruising in your birds to celebrate. And if you don't, hopefully you're out cruising just for fun. :)

My right turn signal...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-26-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Ickaber
+1 Exactly what I was thinking.

+1 Exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Ickaber
I was able to undo mine using a steel hook to...

I was able to undo mine using a steel hook to push the pin back in and spin it up. Simplyconnected documented it here: http://squarebirds.org/users/simplyconnected/InertiaStarter/#Bendix, but I'm...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By Ickaber
Here is the underneath view of my mount. It...

Here is the underneath view of my mount. It looks formed to a tangential end to...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By Ickaber
I've been wanting to do the same to my '63. I...

I've been wanting to do the same to my '63. I haven't gotten around to it yet, but here's the info I'll rely on when I do.

https://www.eatondetroitspring.com/cutting-coil-springs/



The problem...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-11-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ickaber
I was able to see all three yesterday before the...

I was able to see all three yesterday before the change. I'm using Chrome.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ickaber
If the "graphics" are the wiring diagrams, Dave...

If the "graphics" are the wiring diagrams, Dave mentioned in his post that he sees them. I am also able to see them.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Per oreillyauto.com, rotors for a 1997 Aerostar...

Per oreillyauto.com, rotors for a 1997 Aerostar have an OD of 10.28".

And oddly, the rotor alone is $34-$36 each, or the rotor and hub assembly is $30-$31 each. Here are the listed specs on a rotor...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
I don't have stock rims, but they are 14", so...

I don't have stock rims, but they are 14", so it's probably a crapshoot no matter what I choose.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-09-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
I asked that question of Tom's some time ago and...

I asked that question of Tom's some time ago and their response was:
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-09-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Your opinion

I'm getting ready to start ordering parts to convert my '63 to disc brakes. I'd like to get some opinions on ordering the Scarebird kit ($320)...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-09-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By Ickaber
30/30 :cool:

30/30 :cool:
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-09-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 738
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 83,937
Posted By Ickaber
Thanks, gentlemen. I didn't get what I wanted,...

Thanks, gentlemen. I didn't get what I wanted, which was a disc conversion kit. But, I told my wife not to get me anything at all so I could use any birthday funds for the kit. So I'm closer to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-27-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By Ickaber
Is it as simple as removing the cast iron intake...

Is it as simple as removing the cast iron intake and bolting on an aluminum one, or do other parts need to be replaced at the same time, etc?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-27-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By Ickaber
And this can be bolted on without having to...

And this can be bolted on without having to replace anything else at the same time?
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 04-20-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Ickaber
:eek: Something about that just freaks me out.

:eek:

Something about that just freaks me out.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Nope, it was tomsclassic. He's got the kit...

Nope, it was tomsclassic. He's got the kit without booster and master cylinder for $375, or with them for $600. It seems I can get my own booster and M/C for a lot less than $225.

I'd love to know...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-20-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
I've been doing some reading of other posts, and...

I've been doing some reading of other posts, and think I'm close to understanding what I need, but will read through that link to be sure. Thanks.



What kit did you use? That price seems familiar...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-20-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Understood. Thanks, guys. So now let me ask...

Understood. Thanks, guys.

So now let me ask some additional questions. My power booster hasn't worked since I've owned the car. I was just getting ready to ship it off to be rebuilt. I'm not...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Dave, I understand that's where the rust is,...

Dave, I understand that's where the rust is, which is why I was asking if I should bother flushing the fluid, or if I should just plan on replacing the lines altogether.

The good news is I've...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
I've owned the car for 3 years and have never...

I've owned the car for 3 years and have never changed it. I have no idea prior to that. So looks like I'll be doing that soon.

Thanks, John.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
Here is the current contents of my M/C. ...

Here is the current contents of my M/C. (Yuck!)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/---5AWqI--oA/VxbACtQW5dI/AAAAAAAAJw4/sd78g33MlLwt30sjwGVa6cwI8PJES0cOgCCo/s640-Ic42/IMAG2238.jpg

And this shows my...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ickaber
1963 Brakes

Some of you may recall that last week I determined that I had a bad stop light switch. So I ordered one from Rock Auto and it arrived today. All the manual says about replacing these is to unscrew...
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