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Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 05-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Wyldie
Good diagram, just doubt check your relays don't...

Good diagram, just doubt check your relays don't have surge protection like a diode across 85 and 86.

Otherwise you'll create a short circuit hooking them up as shown below. Always good practice to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Wyldie
you may want to check the voltage at the lights...

you may want to check the voltage at the lights while it is running. You may have some decent volt drop to the light causing them to be dull. In which case it doesn't matter how good the headlight...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-14-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Wyldie
Off memory I think I just attached the pipe to...

Off memory

I think I just attached the pipe to the original duct.
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 04-20-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Wyldie
Saw those chassis, look forward to seeing how it...

Saw those chassis, look forward to seeing how it all goes together. Make sure you take lots of photos!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By Wyldie
Hey mate, will just slide out from the front, you...

Hey mate, will just slide out from the front, you need to remove the lifters or they will foul against the cam and stop it sliding out
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-29-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Wyldie
Hi ray Yes your right! That panel you highlight...

Hi ray

Yes your right! That panel you highlight but the Right side! I have had the same story you got. Die is broken and they aren't been made any more!
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-29-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Wyldie
Spot on Ray, I've been chasing this unicorn for...

Spot on Ray, I've been chasing this unicorn for some time now, even Carl can't help me at the moment. I'll keep on looking, surely someone will have something decent out there in time
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-27-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Wyldie
Yeah, I am still hopeing I can get a hold of a...

Yeah, I am still hopeing I can get a hold of a replacement panel. One of the key things I need is the curve at the bottom on the panel (front, bottom door curve) that connects to the body. Mine is...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-26-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Wyldie
Front right lower Quarter panel

Well all

I'm at my at the end. After ordering a front right fender panel for my 60 (panel that goes between the front door gap and the front wheel 15 months ago and now been told they can't get it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Wyldie
Hey Dave Here is an interesting Video I'm sure...

Hey Dave

Here is an interesting Video I'm sure you will get a kick out of on the subject

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azPKIjxmmdU&t=646s
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-17-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Wyldie
Thanks for the idea, was trying to avoid...

Thanks for the idea, was trying to avoid painting, but might end up happening unless someone can give me a better cleaning idea?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-16-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Wyldie
Cleaning white vinyl

The top of my white door trims are a touch yellow from either the sun or an arm resting on it. Has anyone had much luck getting them back to white? The rest of the trim is great and cleaned up well...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Wyldie
Acapulco blue. Code is E Check...

Acapulco blue. Code is E

Check out
http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?manuf=Ford&model=Thunderbird&year=1960
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Wyldie
Yes agreed. After having a chat with Bill he...

Yes agreed.

After having a chat with Bill he said that he wasn't even getting a "click" coming from the starter solenoid, but he did however have ignition lights on the dash.

This would lead me to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Wyldie
Hey Bill Are you running a pointless ignition on...

Hey Bill

Are you running a pointless ignition on that or not? Sometimes the condenser in your dizzy can overheat and stall the engine and then once it cools down can start again.

Sounds like an...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-04-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Wyldie
Fantastic Just another loop for us to jump...

Fantastic

Just another loop for us to jump through, we can buy brand new cars that have asbestos in them like greatwall vehicles. Go pick on one of those pieces of Cr*p rather then a classic
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 12-04-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By Wyldie
60 Hard Top - Barn find $2200

Posting for a mate, Scott Snell

Location is Graham, WA

PM me if you would like his contact details.

1960 t bird. Hasn't see day light in 20+ no title bill of sale only
Good glass. Nice inside....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
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, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
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! 08-22-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
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, 06:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,054
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, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Wyldie
Beautiful, just stunning.

Beautiful, just stunning.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
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, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,204
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, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
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...
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