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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-16-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,651
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks Dave! I checked the groung wire from the...

Thanks Dave!

I checked the groung wire from the intake and it is fine, I allso checked the sockets and all are fine, How do I remove the headlight switch, I can not get under the dash far enough to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,651
Posted By barrysmith
Elictrical Woes

Ok it was first the head lights and tail lights coming on then dimming and blinking occasionaly, replaced the dimmer switch and all was fine, but now the tail lights, brake lights and dash lights are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,622
Posted By barrysmith
short in the high/low beam switch, still do not...

short in the high/low beam switch, still do not know why it affected the tail lights, anyway repalced it and wahla, LIGHTS:D

As allways, THANKS for alll the good advice!!

Barry
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-02-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,622
Posted By barrysmith
Lights going from good to dim to blinking

Man I mean, it is allways something with a 50 year old car.

My head lights and tail lights are going on the blink, head lights and tail lights come on for about 5 seconds then dim out and blink...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By barrysmith
I whent ahead and mounted it. It works fine:D

I whent ahead and mounted it.

It works fine:D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By barrysmith
Yep, I am curently running a Holley 750 double...

Yep, I am curently running a Holley 750 double pumper, mechanical secondaries, and it will move it along pretty good. :D

I had a holley 650 but she was starving on take off because of the weind...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By barrysmith
59 fuel pump swap

anyone use one of those pumps with out the wiper vacume lines?

They make 2 differant ones for a 59, one with and one without vacume wipers.

since I am going to convert it to the electic wipers I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks, I had one of those cvr units here ...

Thanks, I had one of those cvr units here already and installed it and the gaues still do not work.

It is grounded fine, checked it with my idiot light, and it is getting 12 volts to it, Lit up...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By barrysmith
THANKS Repalced the pod, but still no working...

THANKS

Repalced the pod, but still no working guages:mad:

Guess I will wait for some gauges to come up on fleabay.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-10-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks everyone, will try to locate it again...

Thanks everyone, will try to locate it again tommarow.

Any way to check the gauges ?

Barry
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-10-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By barrysmith
Hey Richard, I probabley got one of those china...

Hey Richard, I probabley got one of those china deals.:eek:

Ordered it from fleabay, is there a way to tell from looking at it?

I'll order another one if it is, aint no China S@$#! going in my...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-09-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By barrysmith
59 gas & temp gauge problem

My gas and temp gauge went squirrely, they started off moving backwards and now do not work at all, is there a way to check if just the guages are bad?

I ordered the voltage regulator for them just...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks, its the long bolt at top that just keeps...

Thanks, its the long bolt at top that just keeps spinning.

How do you get a wrench on theback side?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-27-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By barrysmith
Removing vent window frame on 1959 Bird

Any one have sugestions on how to remove the vent window frame.

I removed the nuts that I could see, but there appears to be one in the top behind the upper door lip that I can not get to.

And...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,101
Posted By barrysmith
need help with a vin#

It has been a great pleasure to be a member of this forume.
I need some help on on vin, to see what motor and paint was the original on the car.

here is what I have Serial # H8YH109047 Body # 63A...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By barrysmith
it is a Weiand singel plain. I will attach some...

it is a Weiand singel plain.

I will attach some pics a little later.
Thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks everone, and I did pause a time or two...

Thanks everone, and I did pause a time or two before starting this project.

Th panels do overlap and are glued in place at top and sides and spot welded on bottom, the iner trunk extension had to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By barrysmith
I do have one vacume inlet behind carb I can...

I do have one vacume inlet behind carb I can use,

Thanks for the picture:)

Barry
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By barrysmith
Is it posable to put a pvc valve on one of the...

Is it posable to put a pvc valve on one of the covers and a vacume line to the carb or intake, and yes she is going to need a re-ring eventualy, compression right now is not that bad except on one...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By barrysmith
59 bird-----here we go with the metal work

It has been a while for me to post here, spring is clearing way for the metal works to begin.

Last time I was here I got some input on the best way to repair the rear quarter panel, it was strongly...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-04-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By barrysmith
intake replacement & crankcase exhaust

I recently replaced my intake with an alluminum one without the crankcase exhaust outlet and i am intersted in how to vent the excess smoke other then through yhe valve cover filters .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-09-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By barrysmith
THANKS JED! I will definatly look into the...

THANKS JED!

I will definatly look into the panel adheasive, i had seen a video online where someone used it on a 67 camaro rear quarter, looks alot easer than welding.:eek:

I thought as much ...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-08-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks for the info, I am just doing a large...

Thanks for the info, I am just doing a large patch panel, it covers from the rear in front of what is called the quarter panel extension to in front of the rear wheel, all the way up to about 6...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-08-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By barrysmith
Smile Rear quarter pannel replacement

Hello everybody, getting ready to replace the rear quarter pannel on the 59.

I have a high speed body air saw, plazma cutter and a stick welder.

I have got the replacement pannel and have etched...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-17-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By barrysmith
Thanks, I think I will try mac's. I have...

Thanks, I think I will try mac's.

I have allready cleaned the contacts and the switches are working fine, the plastic knobs are brittle and crubeling.

Ebay item is a little pricey for me.
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