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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 08:18 PM
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Views: 347
Posted By Woobie
Here are a couple of links from...

Here are a couple of links from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 253
Posted By Woobie
Try the shroud. You may be ok with just that...

Try the shroud. You may be ok with just that improvement. When we had our Squarebird we were lucky to find a universal shroud that fit about 7/8 around the radiator. Sealing against the radiator...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Woobie
There is, or used to be a time limit, on typing a...

There is, or used to be a time limit, on typing a post here.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Woobie
We used the later style expansion tank on our '60...

We used the later style expansion tank on our '60 and the later style outlet was smaller. We made an adapter out of a section of hose and some glue and kept the 58-60 sized hoses while the early...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
In this heat ?? I'll have to commend your...

In this heat ??

I'll have to commend your perseverance on this issue.

That's just great news.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-02-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
The video of the accelerator pump. 1. If the...

The video of the accelerator pump.

1. If the accelerator pump is out of adjustment in the always on position, you are gonna be pouring gas into the engine when you don't need it. You can check the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
x2 what Scott said. If you use the Ford metal...

x2 what Scott said.


If you use the Ford metal spacer with PCV the gaskets are:

spacer to manifold: Felpro 13303

carb to spacer: Felpro 60059

Best of Luck, flyingthermals. :D
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
So what happened ? The store did not have the...

So what happened ? The store did not have the proper gaskets so they sold you a new spacer, the same one you took off earlier ?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
60lbs is a LOT 60-80 in./lbs page 3 of the...

60lbs is a LOT

60-80 in./lbs

page 3 of the manual

http://documents.holley.com/199r7948-5rev6.pdf
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Ok. Always welcome. :D This is a very...

Ok. Always welcome. :D

This is a very important adjustment about the accelerator pump. There is a section on the nylon accelerator pump cams...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Yes you need one gasket under the carb and one...

Yes you need one gasket under the carb and one gasket under the spacer. Two gaskets. Bring the carb and spacer if you are more comfortable doing it that way.

The serrated washers are not flat. ...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Open the butterflys of the carburetor with the...

Open the butterflys of the carburetor with the carb and metal spacer lined up together to make sure the butterflies move smoothly without jamming up against the spacer.

You've got the wrong gaskets....
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Great Let's Go ! Do you do the "note to self"...

Great Let's Go !

Do you do the "note to self" thing or "sticky pad" or the index card on the kitchen cabinet ?

Some kind of reminder to check those carburetor bolts in a week or two. Maybe some...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Here's what I think, flyinthermals. You've had...

Here's what I think, flyinthermals.

You've had the surging idle, crazy timing and rich carb.

With the loose carburetor, cracked distributor cap, and out of adjustment carb, I'd say fix those...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Ok. That changes things. Yours is a road draft...

Ok. That changes things. Yours is a road draft tube converted to PCV. There is no hose plumbing to the valve covers and the fresh air enters through the oil fill cap and tube at the front of the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Well we are getting more and more information for...

Well we are getting more and more information for diagnosing the engine troubles you're experiencing, flyingthermals.

Photos of the PCV hose and where it goes would help. If you are feeling really...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
And the firing pin on the rotor pointing to #1...

And the firing pin on the rotor pointing to #1 cylinder on the distributor cap.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
It's difficult to make conclusive recommendations...

It's difficult to make conclusive recommendations from here.

If that is the pcv system sucking oil ? I'd want to know the hose routing. From the valve covers or a conversion from the road draft...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
flyinthermals, would that be oil inside the...

flyinthermals, would that be oil inside the intake manifold ?

Lots going on here with your motor. Poor thing.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,093
Posted By Woobie
Very good advice that deserves repeating. And...

Very good advice that deserves repeating. And while replacing the distributor cap it's only a matter of a wrench and turning back and forth. Test completed.

Your new distributor cap may have...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-18-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Woobie
We bought a replacement oil pan. The specs said...

We bought a replacement oil pan. The specs said it would fit. They were right. It would fit, however, the rear section of the pan, above the steering linkages was 5/8 inch deeper than the original...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-14-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Woobie
Now that you mention it, the probe cameras would...

Now that you mention it, the probe cameras would work in this case, with a light source...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-10-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,256
Posted By Woobie
Are you running the original wide whitewalls or...

Are you running the original wide whitewalls or the 1 inchers ?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By Woobie
The business that I listed earlier, Oregon...

The business that I listed earlier, Oregon Camshafts, can rebuild your original camshaft. Emails are cheap if you decide to inquire as to their ability and costs.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By Woobie
Around 1962 1/2, 1963 ford changed to the thrust...

Around 1962 1/2, 1963 ford changed to the thrust plate style camshaft. If memory serves, the camshaft bearings are also different. Many many vendors will advertise as 58-76 Ford FE when in reality...
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