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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Wyldie
59 conv, or a 55. Though I'm happy with the 60 I...

59 conv, or a 55. Though I'm happy with the 60 I currently have Penelope's 59 here and I do love the Chrome on the doors :)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-13-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Wyldie
Nice Work mate, good to see those port holes put...

Nice Work mate, good to see those port holes put to good use, been sitting in a box since the 70s
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-23-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Wyldie
Are you taking about fixing the car or just...

Are you taking about fixing the car or just clearing all the clutter out to get to it;)
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 08-12-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,976
Posted By Wyldie
Sweet baby Jesus! Love it all, where did you get...

Sweet baby Jesus! Love it all, where did you get the custom gauges?
Forum: Our Rides 08-08-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Wyldie
Beautiful, just stunning.

Beautiful, just stunning.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Wyldie
Interesting you should bring this up. When...

Interesting you should bring this up. When removing the trunk lid, I decided I would just knock the pins out of the hinges to remove it. Right side was fine left side not a chance. Unbolted the left...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By Wyldie
Could you get around this problem by simply...

Could you get around this problem by simply putting a water pump with a short shaft? Then just use a fan spacer to get the fan to the correct position?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Wyldie
All interesting, unfortunately a new block is out...

All interesting, unfortunately a new block is out of the question. They are not readily available in Australia, they didn't come standard in anything we have.

Looks like I'll take the block to an...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Wyldie
Engine options

G'day guys

Will start a thread soon on the bird, been hard at it since I got it 3 weeks ago! All going well, couple of suprises along the way, more on that later.

Ran the numbers on the engine it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-05-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By Wyldie
Hey Dave great information, personally I would...

Hey Dave great information,

personally I would never put a resister in parallel with the charge light. The charge light is the first port of call on your charging systems health. If you "gen" light...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-05-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Wyldie
Thanks Carl, great information, I'll try and give...

Thanks Carl, great information, I'll try and give it a go making my own
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Wyldie
Tack strip mount 60 conv

Hi guys
Looks like some water has been sitting on my convertible top tack strip channel. As a result its rusted away.



Had a quick look at some suppliers, couldn't see it as a viable part does...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wyldie
No problems, I'll dig them out this weekend. Get...

No problems, I'll dig them out this weekend. Get back to you
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-14-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wyldie
I have a set of complete portholes here in WA if...

I have a set of complete portholes here in WA if you're​ interested, pretty sure they are foMoCo. Can check if you like
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By Wyldie
That is from the tbirdnest website

That is from the tbirdnest website
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 06-04-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,560
Posted By Wyldie
I made a post on here about this bracket that...

I made a post on here about this bracket that Tyler made on the fordification forum a couple of months ago, didn't get much feedback, I've ordered one should see it this week. I really like the idea...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Wyldie
Hi Your low side pressure should be down around...

Hi

Your low side pressure should be down around 25 psi, 75 psi is way way way to high. Without knowing your high side reading at the time it's hard to diagnose. But 3 possible scenarios pop to mind....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By Wyldie
Haha, all fun and games, I'll come round and give...

Haha, all fun and games, I'll come round and give you a hand we'll have both your birds sorted in no time. Have the a/c running just in time for winter! :p
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,521
Posted By Wyldie
Sounds like an earth issue to me, have checked...

Sounds like an earth issue to me, have checked all your earth connections?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-15-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Wyldie
Great link thanks for the advice

Great link thanks for the advice
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-14-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Wyldie
Great thanks! Sorry I thought it was done from...

Great thanks! Sorry I thought it was done from the front of the rim to the mounting hub, my bad. Well I guess the question would be what is the maximum offset?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-14-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Wyldie
Maximum backspace

Hi guys/gals

Been looking into wheels a bit, while I have read many posts about wheel sizes and spacing/offsets. Does anyone know the maximum backspace you can have on a squarebird and still clear...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-02-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By Wyldie
So much fun ahead of me! Luckily Bill is paving...

So much fun ahead of me! Luckily Bill is paving the way! Awesome information coming out on the forum, such a knowledgeable and helpful bunch. What a great community! It's easy to get confused on so...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-27-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By Wyldie
Well you'll be all pleased to know, I'm 33 and...

Well you'll be all pleased to know, I'm 33 and just starting out my tbird "life" but the main issue is most people my age aren't aware of these cars. Everything is fuel injection and cheap plastics,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Wyldie
If your car has been converted to a 12 volt coil...

If your car has been converted to a 12 volt coil rather than 8v, then this wire is not required due to not needing to bypass the resister as there isn't one any more.

Maybe check your wiring...
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