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Forum: Anything Goes! 12-06-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By DKheld
That's one awesome piece of mechanical work - no...

That's one awesome piece of mechanical work - no wait two pieces of awesome mechanical work (including the trailer).

Funny tag.... "Pe Pe LePew" but even better is the comment someone left........

...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-04-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By DKheld
I couldn't find them 6-8 years ago when I was...

I couldn't find them 6-8 years ago when I was working on mine. Found some caged nuts that were close but didn't hold. Finally drilled a hole in the end of a flat piece of metal about 1/2 inch wide...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-04-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By DKheld
Even though they say they have info about every...

Even though they say they have info about every car - pretty sure the carfax only applies to the 17 digit VIN vehicles after 1981.

Here's another one of their "disclaimers". Notice the part I...
Forum: Our Rides 12-04-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,208
Posted By DKheld
Looking great - can't wait to see some road...

Looking great - can't wait to see some road pics.

Your going to get a lot of this..... :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-04-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By DKheld
Yep - looks like H9YH.... to me also. One place...

Yep - looks like H9YH.... to me also.

One place he says 352 - 300HP and one place 352 - 330HP so...

Quite a few typo's in his ad so probably just not very careful with his details such as ...... "A...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 11-29-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By DKheld
No thanks. I'm a bit surprised at 8k.

No thanks.

I'm a bit surprised at 8k.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-29-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By DKheld
Chris - there is a link (on post #1) to the...

Chris - there is a link (on post #1) to the restoration where you can see a little history and follow along. I'll re-post the link...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By DKheld
You're right John - I'm sure it wasn't directed...

You're right John - I'm sure it wasn't directed at one person or post but just thought since her response grouped them all together - I'd point out not all were negative.

I know 100 different...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By DKheld
"And despite you're biting comments and negative...

"And despite you're biting comments and negative opinion of it...."

Geeez... I said..... "The build concept looks nice - very nice. May do something similar if I ever win the lottery.."

And.... I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By DKheld
Received a reply from the seller (who is not the...

Received a reply from the seller (who is not the owner).

.................................

"Good Evening,

I believe we spoke on the phone this morning. We appreciate you offering this information...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By DKheld
Has a 390 style air cleaner housing so kind of...

Has a 390 style air cleaner housing so kind of wonder about the advertised 352 - probably replaced.

Was all white interior available in '59? The seam on the top edge of the passenger seat looks a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-27-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By DKheld
Definitely should follow the standard VIN ID for...

Definitely should follow the standard VIN ID for the Tbird.

The VIN plate on that Tbird happens to be a VIN plate from a 59 Ford Fairlane 2 door sedan. :eek:

Wonder if the other VIN numbers on the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By DKheld
Those folks at DrivenResto have some big shoes to...

Those folks at DrivenResto have some big shoes to fill putting that Tbird on a frame - :D

(of course - frame and suspension technology has changed a little since...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By DKheld
They show up from time to time on the auction...

They show up from time to time on the auction sites etc. I've seen a few at car shows in the Vintage Auto Literature booths. I'll send you the one I have and if I need it back I'll know who has it -...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By DKheld
Ray - do you have this info? Not much as far as...

Ray - do you have this info?

Not much as far as actual colors or paint codes but it shows the colors all in one place with interior choices.

Part of the detailed 13? page dealer brochure not just...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By DKheld
I've seen a few hot rod shows install a frame...

I've seen a few hot rod shows install a frame under a unibody car. Think it was an F-100? and a station wagon of some kind.

Basically they just hacked off the front suspension section and put the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By DKheld
This engine came out of a '63 or '64 Ford F-100...

This engine came out of a '63 or '64 Ford F-100 truck. I used it in my '60 TBird. Thought I was SOL after I bought the engine and found the crank to be different from my original. Finally realized it...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 11-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By DKheld
x2 with Bryan. Figure out what brake system you...

x2 with Bryan.
Figure out what brake system you have on the rear - may be an e-brake type system and all you will need are the parts to make it function.
Probably want to find out anyway because you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-27-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By DKheld
Don't think I have one that long and it will be a...

Don't think I have one that long and it will be a week before I can get to my "stash" to check.

NAPA should have generic cables but you will have to bend the loops in the ends.

Here's one with...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-30-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By DKheld
They are sort-of cool, nostalgic, etc -...

They are sort-of cool, nostalgic, etc - apparently the place that you used to stop your car for a traffic light was closer than it is now - probably "was" useful but I guess things are standardized...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-30-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By DKheld
I agree Nyles - not knowing that much about the...

I agree Nyles - not knowing that much about the Camaro - (maybe all the Chevy guys know right off) - but that one was a real surprise.

When I was a kid - my first car was a '67 MGBGT. All MG's had...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By DKheld
Need the dual antenna's for the American flags in...

Need the dual antenna's for the American flags in parades - :D

Knockouts are still in place on the firewall where the evap box would be so looks to me like it never had A/C. If it ever did have A/C...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By DKheld
Here are a couple of ideas on the paint colors on...

Here are a couple of ideas on the paint colors on the engine.

Original brochure showing the '60 engine paint colors at the bottom. White air cleaner and yellow valve covers - black...
Forum: Our Rides 08-26-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By DKheld
Kenn described it perfectly........ Glad to hear...

Kenn described it perfectly........

Glad to hear the tow trucks had to stay in the barn.

Thanks for the pic's Nyles.

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-26-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By DKheld
NICE!!! Good luck on getting all the work done -...

NICE!!!

Good luck on getting all the work done - sure hope it all works out. Wish I could have had mine back on the road before my Dad died - he and Mom bought my car new.

Here's my thoughts on...
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