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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-18-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 416
Posted By Penelope
Number 6 is the old points that the Pertronix...

Number 6 is the old points that the Pertronix replaced. Chuck them out, you won't ever go back to points.....
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-17-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Penelope
Time to get the pushbike out!!!

Time to get the pushbike out!!!
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-02-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Penelope
Talking no it isn't Phil :D Probably cheaper if it was, I...

no it isn't Phil :D
Probably cheaper if it was, I dare say.


And then with petrol tipped to hit $2 per litre (or $5.37 US per gallon for those of you playing at home) who would want to import one...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-26-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Penelope
I have imported 6 cars into Australia, all from...

I have imported 6 cars into Australia, all from Los Angeles to Perth, Western Australia. It is a long involved process now with our government getting very excited about the possibility of any...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-18-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Penelope
Great stuff Ray! I, for one, know how much effort...

Great stuff Ray! I, for one, know how much effort you put in to people visiting San Antonio and its fabulous to see other members getting the first class treatment as well.

Lets hope you pass 100,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-12-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Penelope
The side on photos sort of show a blend between E...

The side on photos sort of show a blend between E type and D type Jaguars, pity the rest of it doesn't share the beauty of a mix of those two, but hey, each to their own!
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-27-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Penelope
[QUOTE It will be great to actually meet you in...

[QUOTE It will be great to actually meet you in person about four weeks, Im looking forwards to it! Regards, Tom"

Tom, it will be great to meet ya'll and Leonard & Deb! I am looking forward to...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-23-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Penelope
There are also very good and can come with a...

There are also very good and can come with a trickle feed for your battery. They aren't that expensive and I think they would be a good investment especially for high end...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-23-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Penelope
I believe its a two fold switch, cut power to the...

I believe its a two fold switch, cut power to the engine and release the extinguisher contents. Red is usually fire and a blue triangle is usually power, but they can be dual purpose.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Penelope
I had an issue with my 60 on the drivers side...

I had an issue with my 60 on the drivers side rear that only became apparent after it warmed up as well. After a lot of mucking around chasing phantoms it turned out to be a wheel bearing that let go...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By Penelope
I run Evans WC in both my birds now, they both...

I run Evans WC in both my birds now, they both have aftermarket AC fitted and this has stopped the overheating issues. I did flush the blocks and radiators with a 2 part solution we can get here in...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 06-26-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Penelope
Hi Ray, she is looking for one preferably on the...

Hi Ray, she is looking for one preferably on the west coast , desert states and she will ship to Oz. Turquoise would be nice.... and yes a 352 is preferred.

Thanks Ray!
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 06-26-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Penelope
Looking for a clean 59

Hi all, someone I know over here in Oz is looking for a rust free 59. Budget is unknown at this stage but if you know of any for sale please PM me. Thank you
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,979
Posted By Penelope
The bloodhound strikes again ! Come to think of...

The bloodhound strikes again ! Come to think of it Ray, I'm after a money tree - go to it!
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Penelope
Ha ha cheers Chris and thanks for the welcome...

Ha ha cheers Chris and thanks for the welcome back. She should arrive in OZ around November(ish) . We will get her ready for rego first, then proceed with modifications with air bags, engines etc...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-07-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Penelope
Cheers Dan, here are some photo's of it. Phil,...

Cheers Dan, here are some photo's of it.

Phil, all clear on the asbestos front, brakes are new and there is no other asbestos in the vehicle, and i have a clearance certificate :D.
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-06-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Penelope
As a final chapter to this story, we are now home...

As a final chapter to this story, we are now home and , sadly, back at work after a full 6 weeks of coast to coast USA. What a trip! From the solemn monument that is Ground Zero to the fabulous time...
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-13-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Penelope
Our thanks

Let me start by saying that Ray has always impressed me with the way he selflessly helps everyone. It was no different on our visit to San Antonio, which is the most beautiful city we have visited...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Penelope
Thunderbirds...

And this is the reason for my handle on here, and why my license plates are :

Rgo and Argo

For those of you in the States / Canada if you haven't seen the series, the catch cry was:

"Thunderbirds...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-26-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Penelope
Cheers for the suggestions guys, one weekend when...

Cheers for the suggestions guys, one weekend when Wyldie and I get some time, we are going to try and replicate the problem so that we know exactly what we are dealing with. Much easier to diagnose...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Penelope
Thanks Dave, I will give this a try and let you...

Thanks Dave, I will give this a try and let you know the outcome.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Penelope
Thank you guys, I'm not running the Pertronix on...

Thank you guys, I'm not running the Pertronix on this one....yet... and I have swapped coils as that was my first "unqualified" thought. As Michael (Wyldie) knows, auto electrics is all voodoo to me...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Penelope
Engine cut out

A couple of weekends ago I took one of my T-Birds for a long drive to a car show. The weather was hot, and the entry line to get in was long as usual. Bottom line is the engine cut out. Temperature...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-22-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Penelope
I'm not much of an engineer but my guess would be...

I'm not much of an engineer but my guess would be a whole lot of metal fab, including filling up holes in the block and drilling / tapping new ones OR in the heads maybe, and if thats the way they...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Penelope
Hi Tom, I think that Holden sedan is a HG as the...

Hi Tom, I think that Holden sedan is a HG as the HK had a metal grille, and that one is plastic (I think). Looked to be a great day though! Was that a small photo bomb in the same shot by a 250...
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