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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 100
Posted By p38fighter
Thanks, as expected horns and brackets are gone.

Thanks, as expected horns and brackets are gone.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 100
Posted By p38fighter
Horns Location??

59 Convertible with AC

I can't seem to see where the horns are. Since the PO took off a lot of things and chucked them its possible they aren't here. Where should they be and how do they get...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By p38fighter
Thanks, the rebuilder marked the center of the...

Thanks, the rebuilder marked the center of the shaft and a corresponding mark on the box. So pointing the wheels straight ahead and driving on the arm should give an initial starting point.
Yes I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By p38fighter
Pitman arm questions

59 Convertible

Is there an index slot on the pitman arm to align it to the steering box splined shaft? My box was rebuilt and I am reattaching the arm to it. I am working on my back underneath it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By p38fighter
1959 Convertible My machinist got me a case of...

1959 Convertible

My machinist got me a case of Monolec Ultra 15-40. I used it in a 62 F100 flat tappet motor and have it in this 352. Mfg by Lubrication Engineers Inc.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By p38fighter
1959 Convertible Rusty I don't know the...

1959 Convertible

Rusty I don't know the advantage have never seen the original.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By p38fighter
They are not. I have the new 2 piece unit. Not...

They are not. I have the new 2 piece unit. Not mounted yet but looks good.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By p38fighter
electric wipers

1959 convertible
I sent Rob some additional photos but here a few that may help someone else...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By p38fighter
1959 Convertible Rob, I used a Newport wiper...

1959 Convertible

Rob, I used a Newport wiper motor and had no trouble. I also was rewiring the whole car at the time. If I can help with photos or anything let me know. The dash is off right now so...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-20-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By p38fighter
yes thanks I have that...

yes thanks I have that...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-19-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By p38fighter
Dash Pad Dye - how many cans of spray?

59 Convertible.

I'm using SEM Color Coat and the spray can (12 oz) says coverage is 7.5 square feet. My estimate is that two cans should be sufficient for Red dye over a new pad white base.

Who...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By p38fighter
And that's why I found 3 vent window tracks with...

And that's why I found 3 vent window tracks with the car! Thank you John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By p38fighter
Anyone recognize this part?

59 Convertible

This came out of a coffee can that the PO used for miscellaneous nuts bolts etc.

Obviously broken but the red paint suggests it is from this car.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By p38fighter
Vinyl paint removal help please

59 Convertible

This is the yoke that is above the rear seat. It is damaged and needs to be stripped. However the coating which I believe is a vinyl paint has proven to be very resistant. In addition...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By p38fighter
electric wipers

here's a couple of under dash installed pictures. This is a Newport Engineering part.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By p38fighter
Convertible header bow repair

59 convertible

Here's the interim result of just over 40 hours time. I am an amateur metal shaper and welder so there is still some grinding and pin hole work to be done but the close to finish...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-24-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By p38fighter
C.R.A.P. Industries has alternator brackets for...

C.R.A.P. Industries has alternator brackets for these engines. And I'm not kidding about the name! Do the search and click on Crap industries store....
That's where I got mine
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-29-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By p38fighter
Ray, Thanks for the info. I'm more interested...

Ray, Thanks for the info. I'm more interested in fitment issues as the top was in pieces when I got it.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-29-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By p38fighter
Who has a 58-60 convertible in Massachusetts?

1959 Convertible.

I'm in the process of sorting out weatherstrip and in repairing convertible parts. It would be helpful if someone had a convertible that I could photograph to guide me since the PO...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By p38fighter
This looks like trouble

You cab see from this photo that there is no lip on this part of the water trough. You can see and feel metal repair underneath. It looks like the lip was eliminated. John Pizzi is it possible to get...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By p38fighter
Weather strip - where does it go

1959 convertible
Previous PO left no photos or notes. I think this is for trunk but don't see where it goes. Anyone know?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-26-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By p38fighter
Me too nice guy to deal with

Me too nice guy to deal with
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-24-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By p38fighter
Convertible top disassembly - who has done it?

1959 Convertible

The header bow is adjustable so I removed the 4 bolts in an effort to take off the header. It won't budge. It appears from the parts books there are only the 4. Are there any hidden...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By p38fighter
Not to hijack the thread but how exactly does a...

Not to hijack the thread but how exactly does a paid member post directly on the site. Is there a step by step instruction anywhere?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By p38fighter
1959 convertible So can we make it even easier...

1959 convertible

So can we make it even easier by posting part numbers for the later starter? I love the fix!!!
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