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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By tbirdmike63
That's s great idea, i found the wire that goes...

That's s great idea, i found the wire that goes to the fender indicator, but the wire that goes to the front turn signal do you know what color wire that is that I need to tap into? Thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By tbirdmike63
I was under the impression when the fender...

I was under the impression when the fender indicator freezes the rear lights freeze up too, so the rear signals continue to work even when the fender indicators freeze?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-02-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By tbirdmike63
Actually the rear turn signals work fine it's the...

Actually the rear turn signals work fine it's the front fender top indicators that freeze up when I have a lot of things on in the car like the lights, heater, etc. so I was wondering if I was to buy...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-02-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By tbirdmike63
Turn indicators freezing

Hey everyone, my turn indicators are freezing up when I have all the outside lights on, heater on, they freeze on. I have a stronger alternator, all my grounds are good. I have the original...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By tbirdmike63
Yeah, it was off center then too, I took the...

Yeah, it was off center then too, I took the steering wheel off repositioned it, it took several tries, but it's all good now. Thanks
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By tbirdmike63
Steering wheel off center

Hey everyone, my steering wheel is off center, is there an easy way to fix this, can I just pull the steering wheel and reposition it so it is straight, or do I need to make adjustments under the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-21-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By tbirdmike63
Figured it out, I took off the steering wheel and...

Figured it out, I took off the steering wheel and cleaned the brass grooves behind the wheel and the brass pins that go lnto the grooves, they were all gunked up, all good now, horn works great....
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-21-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By tbirdmike63
No I didn't, I checked those grounds and they...

No I didn't, I checked those grounds and they seem good, I heard there is a horn relay under the dash, I'm going to check the connections on that first, if that checks out ok, I will remove the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-20-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By tbirdmike63
Horn Not Working

Hey everyone, I recently took of my steering wheel to replace the bearing sleeve now my horn is not working, I do have a cruise control car, did I forget to hook something back up that would cause my...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-17-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Installed the pertronix and new coil, running...

Installed the pertronix and new coil, running fantastic!!!! I noticed the old coil had alot of corrosion in the plug, that must have been the problem. Another problem solved.......till the next one,...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Yeah, when I got home I started the car, it idled...

Yeah, when I got home I started the car, it idled bad, then stalled, so even though it was cold it was still doing it. I will wait and see when l get my pertronix and new coil, hopefully that will...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I checked out the condenser and it was on there...

I checked out the condenser and it was on there tight, I noticed there was another condenser on the air conditioner compressor connected to the coil, does this have anything to do with the points, do...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I will do that when I get home. I did purchase a...

I will do that when I get home. I did purchase a pertronix ignitor system, I think it's time to get rid of the points and condensor, I will keep you posted once it is installed. Thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-11-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I dont think it my choke, the carb. is brand it...

I dont think it my choke, the carb. is brand it seems to be opening fine, are these symptoms of bad points, rotor, cap, bad voltage regulator, bad alternator, timing not set correctly, bad spark plug...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-11-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Ok, I put in a brand new gas tank, new fuel...

Ok, I put in a brand new gas tank, new fuel filter, took it out for a drive to the gas station, drove fine, got gas, went to start it up and it idled real rough, engine was shaking, let it cool down...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
It's right at the end of the tube, there are...

It's right at the end of the tube, there are several small holes from the rust.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I got the gas fill tube out and noticed it is...

I got the gas fill tube out and noticed it is corroded at the end, I was planning on cleaning it up and reusing it, they cost $90.00, so I would rather not replace it, do you think this is a good...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Thanks, I ordered the tank and straps, super...

Thanks, I ordered the tank and straps, super easy, got the discount!!! gotta have shiny new straps to go on a shiny new tank, supposed to have it by the 8th, look forward to it, will be in touch if I...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Oh yeah, how do I receive the 5% discount, for...

Oh yeah, how do I receive the 5% discount, for being a forum member?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I heard there is a insulating mat that goes on...

I heard there is a insulating mat that goes on the top of the tank, is this necessary, also there is pressure sensitive black tape that goes under the mounting straps, is that necessary? Thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
Will I be able to do this just by jacking up the...

Will I be able to do this just by jacking up the car, should I jack up one side, then put a jack stand, then do the same for the other side? Once jacked up will I be able to get the tank out from...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
I'm going to order a new tank, there not as...

I'm going to order a new tank, there not as expensive as I thought, does everything I need come with a new tank, the straps etc., what else do I need to install the tank. thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-01-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By tbirdmike63
strange occurance

Hey everyone, took the tbird for a pretty long drive today, she was driving great, came home parked the car for about 20 minutes or so, when I took her back out I reversed out the the drive way into...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By tbirdmike63
Yes I have cruise, I got the turn switch out of...

Yes I have cruise, I got the turn switch out of the way, I can pull on the steering shaft a little, but the bearing won't clear the place where it sits, it only comes up a tiny bit, don't know how to...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By tbirdmike63
You know, there wasn't a spring under the...

You know, there wasn't a spring under the steering wheel when I removed it, is a spring absolutely necessary? Thanks!
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