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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Kirsten sent me a pic of some brown weatherstripping that seems to be in place in the front area of the trunk, on either side of the trunk lock. It doesn't appear to go all around and it is NOT...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Rob sent me some more pix that Bea took while she was watching them do the interior and engine bay work today. He also sent me a copy of the CAA AC Installation Instructions in .pdf format. If anyone...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Rob sent me some more pix that Bea took while she was watching do the interior and engine bay work today. He also sent me a copy of the CAA AC Installation Instructions in .pdf format. If anyone else...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Rob just sent me pix of his dual electric pusher fan set up and the new 6 blade mechanical fan he just got. I did some checking on his Hayden Automotive dual fan setup and I found they are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Kirsten is away from the puter at the moment, and asked me to post her battery pix for her. Here they are, and yes, you can really see how short that + cable is! According to the Goodyear website,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

I just got an email from Rob. They had quite a lot of success yesterday. Here is what he had to say.

"Hello Ray, We got a lot done yesterday and our next work day will be Monday. If all goes well,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

As Frank just said, my trunk weatherstripping IS in place on that trunk flange NOT on the trunk lid. Because, I had that big Tbird sign installed on the trunk lid that covers that area up... I have...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By YellowRose
430 MEL Engine > AC Bracket for 430?

As an update, I have re-contacted all 2 dozen plus contacts I have regarding the XE-48002 and the EDJ-2882-B York mounting bracket or the pulleys. So far, none have them have been able to find...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By YellowRose
430MEL Water Pump Pulleys...

Just so you know, I have contacted all my sources again, to see if anyone has any of the water pump pulleys needed to do the 352 or the 430 AC conversions. So far, no one has found any of these much...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By YellowRose
My car has the tilt, to the left

I had a similar situation when I bought my '59 Tbird. The right side of the car always sat lower than the left side. Once we got it on a lift and got under the car, we found that one of the brackets...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Hi Eric, thanks for the post! I will bring it to Rob's attention. As I recall, he has a dual pusher fan on the front of the radiator, not a single fan. They are going to see how things work out with...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Today, Rob and Don were working on finishing the interior work on the AC install on his 430. Hopefully, he will have some pix of what it looks like now. Then they were planning on starting the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Kirsten, John just said what I was thinking about the trunk weatherstripping... Take a look at what you have in the trunk in that bag that looks like it might have a new trunk weatherstrip in it....
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-17-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 312
Sticky: Joke of the Day
Views: 22,662
Posted By YellowRose
Joke of the Day

Going camping anytime soon? If so, you will need this!

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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Do NOT unscrew the bolts that hold the Negative or Positive battery cable to the battery post connector. Just work with the battery connector on the posts.

To slip the battery connection off the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Certainly, it is worth having Autozone, or Advanced Auto or someone else check the battery to see if there is something wrong with it, especially since they do not charge you for that. That is the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

If there is nothing wrong with the battery, it should take a charge again. If there is a bad cell(s), or something else wrong with it, like that battery post, that prevents it from being charged,...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-17-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By YellowRose
Welcome, Tdmaddux !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Tdmaddux! Thomas hales from Oregon and owns a 1965 Special Landau Tbird! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Kirsten sent me a few more pix, of the trunk and the trunk rubber weatherstripping. Here is what she said and the pix.

"Hey Ray here are some photos of the trunk. And the weatherstripping. I don't...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

John gave you some good information, especially the model battery to get. If you do not want to risk driving the car to an Autozone or Advance Auto for a free battery check, pull the battery, and...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-16-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By YellowRose
Welcome, Dereckwalton !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Dereckwalton! Dereck hales from Indiana and owns a 1963 Convertible Bulletbird! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbirds. As a Paid Member if you have anything...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-15-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Kirsten thought she would give it a go and check her fuel sending unit and gas tank. So she prepared to do so, until she found this after peeling the carpet back.. I think she has decided to leave...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-15-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 101,904
Posted By YellowRose
Paid Member ~ marsh-rosi

Squarebirds is honored by Marshall & Rosi Cromwell ~ marsh-rosi, Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-15-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By YellowRose
Rob's 1960 non AC 430 to AC Install

Rob and Don continued their work on the CAA "Perfect Fit" AC install yesterday. They have been working in the interior of the car, putting in the new pieces that will give them improved AC air...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-15-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,561
Posted By YellowRose
Car Broke Down First Drive

Thanks, Eric, for the reply and the link to your tank replacement! I also did the professional cleaning trick on my OEM tank after I got the car because it was leaking. Like you, I found out that I...
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