This will take you to the main site where there is history, technical information and other information on these cars.
This takes you back to the main page of the forums.
This is the control panel to change your password, information and preferences on this message board.
Click here if your lost your password or need to register on this message board. You must be a registered user to post. Registration is free.
Search this board for information you need.
Click here to buy cool Squarebirds mechandise.
Click here to support Squarebirds.org. For $20 annually receive 20mBytes webspace, a Squarebirds e-mail address and member's icon on the message board.

Go Back   Squarebirds, Rocketbirds, and Fifties/Sixties Ford Discussion Forum > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 25 of 130
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: p38fighter
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By p38fighter
Heres your dash from the back. If you can blow it...

Heres your dash from the back. If you can blow it up you can see the labeling I did.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By p38fighter
Here's the temp sender. My wiring is aftermarket...

Here's the temp sender. My wiring is aftermarket - your color may be different. Right next to the distributor
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By p38fighter
Power steering pump identification

1959 convertible

This appears to me to be an Eaton front mount pump. Can anyone confirm this please?

Thank you
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
And I should have added that the ball stud passes...

And I should have added that the ball stud passes thru the end of the pitman arm and is I believe held in place with a castle nut and cotter pin.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
Here's your pitman arm. Its on the bottom of the...

Here's your pitman arm. Its on the bottom of the steering box.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
Maybe this will help with your steering column....

Maybe this will help with your steering column. This shows the location of the grease fitting. Notice it is in line with the shift rod and thus provides grease to the shift rod. Turn your column and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,492
Posted By p38fighter
Mike, Do you remember what the third sheave came...

Mike,

Do you remember what the third sheave came from? And how did it attach to the other two?
Thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By p38fighter
Try Carl Heller - partsetal - on this web site....

Try Carl Heller - partsetal - on this web site. His email is hellerc1@verizon.net.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By p38fighter
SEM products are sold by major on line stores...

SEM products are sold by major on line stores like Summitt Racing and JEGS. I've used SEM and had good results. They have a system for precleaning the leather and then applying the color. Follow the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-16-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By p38fighter
Car Cover - recommendations wanted

1959 convertible
Are you happy with your car cover? Which one did you select?

Thank you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-13-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By p38fighter
I have adjusted the header and the pins so they...

I have adjusted the header and the pins so they repeatedly engage their holes. The header is compressing its new gasket as tight as I can get it and the latch hooks have been adjusted.
I had to do...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By p38fighter
Convertible top WStrip adjustment and shim

1959 convertible.

I looked in the TRL but didn't see anything on this adjustment.

The top is latched.

This is the initial fit. The strip starts flush at rear of the window and progresses to the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By p38fighter
Hydraulic top cylinder question

59 convertible

Should the top cylinders be able to hold the top in a raised position without "leaking down"? I have 1 new cylinder and 1 old one and I suspect the new one is doing most of the work...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By p38fighter
Its hard to tell in a picture but those don't...

Its hard to tell in a picture but those don't look terrible. Here's the best one I had and the plater rejected it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-27-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By p38fighter
Here's the rivet stand I made out of a piece of...

Here's the rivet stand I made out of a piece of 2X2 and 1/2 inch rod. It worked single handedly but would have been easier with two people.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By p38fighter
You may get lucky and not break it but you will...

You may get lucky and not break it but you will be bending as the photo shows. Good luck
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By p38fighter
Is this the area you mean? If so you can barely...

Is this the area you mean? If so you can barely see the cat whisker is held at the top with 2 rivets.
Did this help?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-24-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By p38fighter
I did it a few months ago. My chrome plater...

I did it a few months ago. My chrome plater refused 2 sets of vent window frames because he felt the amount of grinding necessary to eliminate pits would eliminate to much detail. Also he found...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-21-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By p38fighter
convertible top motor question

59 convertible

I noticed that the motor is more robust in the raising cycle than in the lowering cycle. The difference can be told by the slower speed of the cylinders retracting and by the sound of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-20-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By p38fighter
S 10 Caliper question

1959 convertible

In reading through the various disc brake conversion threads and looking at the parts list in the resource center I saw a comment that the 2WD caliper had the banjo port in a better...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By p38fighter
Thanks Carl and John. I'll report back when I'm...

Thanks Carl and John. I'll report back when I'm finished...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By p38fighter
Convertible top motor problem. Want opinions

1959 convertible
Please review the following and see if Iíve forgotten anything. Feel free to offer opinions or alternate procedures.
The facts:
Car was not run for at least 11 years. Now...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
This is the underside of the wiper arm. Note the...

This is the underside of the wiper arm. Note the spring as circled. That's all that is holding the arm on. Lift the wiper arm up off the glass as high as it will go and try to pull off the wiper. If...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
59 convertible Here's the cowl John is referring...

59 convertible

Here's the cowl John is referring to. The circled bits are the attaching screws and the wiper stem collar. Remove all the screws and the collars and remove the cowl and wiper stem...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 08-09-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,067
Posted By p38fighter
59 convertible I just received my kit from...

59 convertible
I just received my kit from Scarebird yesterday. Ordered it end of last week.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 130

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:05 PM.

Driving, racing or working on cars can be hazardous. The procedures and advice on this website including the message board are opinion only. Squarebirds.org and its webmasters and contributors do not guarantee the correctness of the advice and procedures. The Squarebirds.org and its webmasters assume no liability for any damage, fines, punishment, injury or death resulting from following these procedures or advice. If you do not have the skills or tools to repair your car, please consult a professional. By using this site you agree to hold harmless the Squarebirds.org, its authors and its webmasters from any resulting claim and costs that may occur from using the information found on this site.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Any submissions to this site and any post on this site becomes property of Squarebirds.org . The webmasters reserve the right to edit and modify any submissions to this site. All material on this is site is copyrighted by the Squarebirds.org. Reproduction by any means other than for personal use is strictly prohibited. Permission to use material on this site can be obtained by contacting the webmasters. Copyright 2002-2016 by Squarebirds.org.