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Forum: Anything Goes! 07-13-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,953
Posted By khanson
RE: Wood floor welding-don't tell me I'm nuts-I already

OK, so I'm pretty much set to do this.

I am beginning to think that the cement board under the sheet metal may be a bit much. It will cost about 100 bucks to buy. I am thinking the money would be...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-13-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,629
Posted By khanson
RE: check out my avatar image

Sent my twenty bucks in to get a turquoise bird by my name - hopefully it will show up soon.....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-11-2004, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,752
Posted By khanson
RE: Roof troubles

Travlin,


If you want to look at another body repair buletin board, take a look at http://www.autobodystore.com/cgi-bin/config.pl . There is quite a bit of activity, good comments and quite a few...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,559
Posted By khanson
RE: The Rambling Restoration Thread

What I'm doing........

First I have to say that I have another project taking most of my time - renovation for a new kitchen starting with the foundation on up. Our house is a lot like my T-Bird -...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-07-2004, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,629
Posted By khanson
check out my avatar image

after trying to get an image up this past weekend and crashing my webpage, I believe I have finally done it!!

the image is the license plate to my '59 t-bird conv.

it has been registered since last...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-01-2004, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,953
Posted By khanson
RE: Wood floor welding-don't tell me I'm nuts-I already

Thanks for the input.

I have been debating sheetmetal vs. blankets and probably will end up with a combination.

I have thought of having someone there to watch for problems while welding, and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,752
Posted By khanson
RE: Roof troubles

Man, what a bummer.

Have you looked through the whole car yet so you know "everything"?

Sometimes it's good to know if you are at the end of the sruprises or there are other possible surprises...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-27-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,953
Posted By khanson
Wood floor welding-don't tell me I'm nuts-I already kno

My “shop” is a wood barn with a wood floor.

I need to repair the rockers as well as parts of the mini-frame. Everyone tells me to do this work in the yard because there will be welding involved. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-23-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,790
Posted By khanson
RE: How much is too much?

58tdactly - thanks for the input.

I am working the "left" side as shown in my section detail as I think I can do what I need to do strucurally and keep my initial repairs to the bottom and not have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2004, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,790
Posted By khanson
RE: How much is too much?

I have posted some "as-is" images of my underneath as well as a sketch of what I am thinking about doing with my rockers.

It can be seen at...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,790
Posted By khanson
RE: How much is too much?

I have a '59 conv that I recently bought knowing that the underside needed some work (I now know it is a "little" more than I originally thought, but still not terribly bad). I have started putting...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-30-2004, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By khanson
RE: Just how many are left ????

58tdactyl - this is a little of the thread but would like to hear about how you repaired your rockers as I am planning on doing some repairs on mine this summer. did you make replacement pieces,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-29-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By khanson
RE: Just how many are left ????

Looking at the T-Bird Registry, the following cars are registered:
year/style - units produced - T-Bird Registry - % registered
58 HardT - 35,758 produced - 326 registered - .91%
58 Conver -...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-14-2004, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By khanson
RE: Getting Spare Keys Cut...

I have had keys cut for my '49 F-1 pickup from the key I got with it which is nothing more than a few bumps on the keyway. The people that cut it said that it wouldn't work but it did.

It does...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-04-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,979
Posted By khanson
RE: Working on Squarebirds

Weather has come in like a lamb here in Vermont (so we will have to wait for it to go out like a lion) - still a little to cool to be working outside on the car.

However, I am taking a welding class...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-24-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By khanson
RE: Removing the roof from a '60 hardtop

I sent for the '58 Convertible Registry that Alexander had talked about in an earlier post.

It has a great detail of the rocker section showing it's construction. There was a "L" shaped piece added...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-22-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By khanson
RE: Removing the roof from a '60 hardtop

I need to repair the rockers on my '59 convertible and am interesed in any documentation or information on what was reinforced (and why). Is there any info on what people have done to reinforce a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-10-2004, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,174
Posted By khanson
RE: rot (build list)

Been looking at my ROT sheet (which can be seen at T-Birt Registry) and have made up the following list with what I know, think I know and have assumed. Would like to see a database of the codes as...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-01-2003, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By khanson
Removing Oil Filter

I recently aquired a '59 conv. with a '66 390 in it. I tried to remove the oil filter for the first time this weekend with no luck. I have used two different types of oil wrenches, but it doesn't...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-29-2003, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,820
Posted By khanson
Minutia

No Posts in a day and a half - so here's something to think about:

Looking at the T-Bird Registry, the following cars are registered

year/style - units produced - T-Bird Registry - % registered...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2003, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By khanson
RE: wiper motor and washer questions

would like to see the details.

i would like to get my w-washers working somehow, not necessarialy with the original pump though - would like to see what you're doing just the same.

i need to work...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2003, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By khanson
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By khanson
capacity of cooling system

does anyone have handy the capicity of the cooing system (of couse it's a squarebird)?

i have a '59 that originally had a 352, but now has a '66 390 (which I would assume that block has the same...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,595
Posted By khanson
sheetmetal guage

does anyone know the guage of sheet metal used for the rear frames (the u shaped section that starts under the back seat and goes up over the rear end and ends up over the gas tank)?

also, does...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-13-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,956
Posted By khanson
Plugs in the floor boards

I will be doing some floor work in the spring and have been trying to figure out the rubber plugs in the floor pans.

Are they designed as drains or do they have another purpose. I can't really see...
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