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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By lawyercalif
I put a C6 behind a 390 in my 59. It was an easy...

I put a C6 behind a 390 in my 59. It was an easy swap.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,939
Posted By lawyercalif
Thank you for the kind comments. I highly...

Thank you for the kind comments. I highly recommend you contact Joey Sanchez at Tops Auto he does amazing work. Besides my 59 T Bird he just finished painting a 58 Chevy Bel Air for me. The phone...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-18-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,477
Posted By lawyercalif
You do excellent work. I do not want to alarm...

You do excellent work. I do not want to alarm you, but if you haven't done so check your rocker panels for rust. That is the most usual place you find rust on the squarebirds. With the amount of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-18-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By lawyercalif
Glad to see you saving another rusted...

Glad to see you saving another rusted convertible. I did this not so long ago,
Including the 2 x 4 metal tubing in the rockers. Makes the car better than new. Good luck on your build.

I enjoyed...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-25-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 116,220
Posted By lawyercalif
Love the design. Great job executing it.

Love the design. Great job executing it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-15-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,400
Posted By lawyercalif
This happens on my car too and I am running a...

This happens on my car too and I am running a Holley carb. It is common it also happens with my 86 dodge truck. Usually after sitting a couple of weeks. No big thing pull the air cleaner and squirt...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By lawyercalif
The price seems fair. My 59 convertible...

The price seems fair. My 59 convertible appraised at $33,000. I caution you to check very carefully for rust, especially in the rocker panels. Check underneath at the condition of the floors and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-25-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By lawyercalif
Thank you for the compliment. You have it right....

Thank you for the compliment. You have it right. It is "Cashmere Blue" a
58 Chevy color.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-13-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By lawyercalif
I would suggest you read the whole thread on my...

I would suggest you read the whole thread on my rebuild of a 59 convertible.
Simplyconnected referred you to it previously. Just do a search for Rust Be Gone or look for that thread under my...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-10-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By lawyercalif
True statement. After finishing my 59 TBird...

True statement. After finishing my 59 TBird Convertible last year, I found myself wanting another project. So now I am doing a body off restoration on a 58 Chevy Bel Air 2dr Hdtp. I know it's not a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,965
Posted By lawyercalif
Got my calendar today. I am very impressed with...

Got my calendar today. I am very impressed with the quality of the selections. I especially like March (My Car). Thanks Ray for another great job. I will be ordering another copy.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-16-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,214
Posted By lawyercalif
Not enough timing advance will cause backfire...

Not enough timing advance will cause backfire through the carb. Try advancing the distributor a little at a time and see if it goes away.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-10-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,965
Posted By lawyercalif
Please Order the 2013 Squarebird Calendar

I know this is not the proper place to post this, but I also know that this is the forum most of you read. Ray goes to a lot of trouble every year to produce this calendar for us. This year there...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By lawyercalif
The price is way too low for this car especially...

The price is way too low for this car especially if it was celebrity owned and in a movie. There is something wrong here, or it is a very good buy, but you need to be careful.
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-05-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,506
Posted By lawyercalif
I think the problem may be that many people do...

I think the problem may be that many people do not know they are available. They miss the post. I was specifically looking for it but it took me some time to find it. Maybe you can put up a bigger...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-04-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,506
Posted By lawyercalif
I sent my request today. If my car is in the...

I sent my request today. If my car is in the calendar I will buy another copy.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By lawyercalif
I replaced mine with a C6 at the time I put in...

I replaced mine with a C6 at the time I put in the 390. You need to use the later model flex plate and starter. You also need to modify the transmission mount a little. The drive shaft did not...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-24-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By lawyercalif
I saw it, the car was magnificent. A beautiful...

I saw it, the car was magnificent. A beautiful candy apple red. Light tan leather interior. It was air bagged with four wheel disc brakes. The LS engine looked like it was made to be there. One...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-16-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,788
Posted By lawyercalif
Anders, First of all I am so sorry to hear about...

Anders,

First of all I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. It is hard to lose those we care about. You have my condolences.

Second, I was not trying to question your reasons for...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-16-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,296
Posted By lawyercalif
Looking really good. I am waiting for some...

Looking really good. I am waiting for some cooler weather to get back to my disc conversion.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,788
Posted By lawyercalif
Sorry I'm still confused. The Cruise o matic did...

Sorry I'm still confused. The Cruise o matic did not receive a vacuum modulator until 1961. Was there another type of modulator on the earlier Cruise o matic?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-14-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,788
Posted By lawyercalif
I understand that you feel that it "acted as a...

I understand that you feel that it "acted as a brake for the engine" however if that were the case how could the engine run, or if running if it was stuck that hard the belt should have burnt up. ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-14-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,788
Posted By lawyercalif
I was a professional mechanic in the 60's, and a...

I was a professional mechanic in the 60's, and a backyard mechanic ever since. So I find it hard to understand how the power steering pump which has its own source of fluid can have any effect on the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-11-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,296
Posted By lawyercalif
Now I understand. Since my car has A/ C it...

Now I understand. Since my car has A/ C it needed to come out more to clear the plenum. Your design is much better for a non A/C car.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,296
Posted By lawyercalif
I do not understand why you would need to cut and...

I do not understand why you would need to cut and weld the Jeep bracket. Mine works fine as is in mockup.
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