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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By whpaul
Hello Ray, Hello out there, because i could not...

Hello Ray, Hello out there,

because i could not get these parts, but wanted to improve the rear suspension i went to a mechanical shop. They build me the isolatershoes in stainless steel.The charged...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By whpaul
Rear Suspension

Hallo Ray,

thank you for the detail drawing of the 61 rear suspension. That makes clear that for my car there are no parts missing. My drawing was for 62/63. Because the 61 solution was not the best...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By whpaul
Rear Suspension

Ray, Thanks for reply. I checked with Thunderbird Headquarters they can't help.Today i will try Birdnest.

I always remember that very nice meeting and dinner with you in San Antonio jan 2013
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By whpaul
Rear Suspension

Hello to the community,

my rear suspension connecting to the rear axle has to be repaired.
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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-27-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
Transmission problems

Thanks for your proposal. I think that will help nothing. The deal is from 2010, since that time we do troubleshooting, and first i could not find a company what was able and willing to do the job,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-26-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
Now at least we found it

Hello together,

now I can report that we found the problem. There were two reasons for that problem.

First was a problem that the centrifugal controller stucked, and second and major problem has...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 01-02-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,007
Posted By whpaul
Happy New Year, remember the Summer

Hallo Bird enthusiasts,

Happy New Year for all of You.
Now we have winter and remember the sunny days of summer. Watch the little movie and look forward to the summer 2016 with nice Thunderbird...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By whpaul
Smart

Hello John,,

this is a smart idea. I will of course follow.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By whpaul
it fits

I checked at my mirror at drivers side, and the screws are exactly 104,8 mm in distance, what is 4 and 1/8 inch.

I will oder two new original fomoco mirrors, and of course the specially one for the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By whpaul
additional Mirror

Hello John,

thanks for that info.

I will check on my car. So I can find out if the other Mirrors will fit.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By whpaul
Thank you for the answer, that means I would...

Thank you for the answer,

that means I would need two mirrors.

Hopefully I find some having the same screw distance then my mirror, because of the screw holes.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
The problem is still present

Hallo together,

my transmission problem could not be fixed until now.

I found two companies the had a look on. One did not want the job, the other one could not give me a shop date in one...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By whpaul
additional Mirror

Hello together,

today i ask for something easy.

On my 61 I do have a mirror at the drivers side, should be. But I do not have one at the passengers side. Because I have to drive the car backwards...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-10-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
Not fixed

Thanks for your information. I am still working on the problem.
In the winter i did not work on it because driving on wet and salty roads it is not good for the car.

So i started all over this...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By whpaul
Ready

Hello,

we had no chance and had to do it complete ourselves.

This is the result. It came much more better out as I expected. There is no difference to the original glas but the material is much...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By whpaul
Speedometer

Thank you for this information. I tried to find out but with no success.

I have to go the long run.

We rebuilt the numbers. I hope it comes out correct, on screen it looks good.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By whpaul
Speedometer Metric Scale

Hello to the community,

today I come with a special problem.

My 61 has a speedometer with the scale in...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-31-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,070
Posted By whpaul
I like the picture with the girl most!!

I like the picture with the girl most!!
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-06-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
Cruise o Magic

Hello Dave,

Yes it shows exactly this steering columb.
Yankee Motors was ok, but now I do not need them. They rebuild the Motor but could not help at the transmission because the body had cracked....
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-06-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
Cruise o matic

Hallo John and Dave,
It has a modulator and is connected.
Up to now I thought that Ford o matic and Cruise o matic is the same, only brandet by Ford.
No, I got the transmission complete as an...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,208
Posted By whpaul
ford o matic

Hello Community,

my question today is about the transmission for my 61.

I ordered a rebuild transmission in the states, from one of the main T-Bird specialists, mine was broken. It fitted perfect...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-26-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,964
Posted By whpaul
Smile Now it runs good

Hello Tealbird,
the answer is this...

first I had some trouble with cold start. The problem was very simple and had to do with the push-rods. A drop of oil fixed it.
Then I could not test because my...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-27-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By whpaul
thank you for the kindly invitation

Hello Yellowrose,

thanks that is very nice from you.I do not know how I get through,because we do not have a strict plan. But if there is time we will step by, and of course give you information...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-20-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By whpaul
Whats to see from the Bulletbirds

Hello out there,

27th this month our USA trip begins. We start in Las Vegas and it will end in Miami. All over a five week trip. Locations will be Moab, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Houston, Ft. Meyers....
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-28-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By whpaul
new accessories (blingbling)

Hello together,

my door panels were in bad condition.The chrome bars at the lower end had been of terrible craftsmanship (see picture right side).
So i ordered a set of replica panels.That chrome...
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