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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 06:54 PM
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Posted By sidewalkman
I love it when a plan comes together

I love it when a plan comes together
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By sidewalkman
If you look under the car, there really is no...

If you look under the car, there really is no room for mufflers and have them tucked until after the rear axle. Honestly I don't see a point to exiting the exhaust out the side, lake pipes are cool...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 404
Posted By sidewalkman
Something other than a T-Bird

Something other than a T-Bird
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 275
Posted By sidewalkman
It's easiest just to pull the gauge, it's...

It's easiest just to pull the gauge, it's literally 3 small slotted screws, you'll need a screwdriver small enough, like the one you get in an eyeglass repair kit. It's a 5 minute job, while you're...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,091
Posted By sidewalkman
I've never used anything on the bolts and nothing...

I've never used anything on the bolts and nothing has ever seeped out. I guess if you're worried about it some Teflon tape of plumbers putty? I worry that the engine gets really hot and the stuff...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 404
Posted By sidewalkman
window regulator, Misc. wiring harness, all the...

window regulator, Misc. wiring harness, all the stuff that was replaced when the PO switched to power windows. Some interior chrome pieces, a fan coupling extension
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 275
Posted By sidewalkman
check the wiring behind the gauge too, if anyone...

check the wiring behind the gauge too, if anyone has had their hand behind the dash they get unplugged really easily.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By sidewalkman
I had a 65 Comet, small block with headers and a...

I had a 65 Comet, small block with headers and a 3" Thrush straight through muffler, it set off car alarms when it revved but surprisingly no drone when cruising
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 275
Posted By sidewalkman
You can't miss it, front of the intake manifold,...

You can't miss it, front of the intake manifold, behind the distributor, has a wire (maybe red / white) coming out of it. It's brass on top and the only one there
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By sidewalkman
I have the aftermarket fiberglass skirts, the fit...

I have the aftermarket fiberglass skirts, the fit really sucked, but gentle heating and persuasion got them perfect, you might just have to gently maneuver the metal skirts to get them to align.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By sidewalkman
check the bulb first! Mine was blown. Both Brake...

check the bulb first! Mine was blown. Both Brake and Gen light should come on with the key.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 404
Posted By sidewalkman
If they're in good shape chrome them, then...

If they're in good shape chrome them, then they're worth something!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 275
Posted By sidewalkman
check the wiring, first on the block, center...

check the wiring, first on the block, center front of the intake is the sender unit, might be unplugged, then if that's OK pull the bezel off the gauges (just a press fit for the chrome ring) then...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By sidewalkman
sequential signal

Hi All, I just got all the parts I'll need for this project. Digital sequencer, 2 new lenses, 2 2 pole sockets. I'm wondering if anyone has done this.
According to the schematic there are signal...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By sidewalkman
Way better option, that's a beautiful ride!

Way better option, that's a beautiful ride!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,601
Posted By sidewalkman
Hi Gang, resurrecting this old thread as I've...

Hi Gang, resurrecting this old thread as I've found out some new information. In the picture in the thread of the linkage mine had a bolt in the linkage that I didn't know what it was for, since then...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By sidewalkman
Leather dye / paint

Hi Gang, I'm looking to refresh my front seats, they're stock all leather (Red) and I'm looking for the spray dye in the aerosol can, I can find it for almost any European car but not for mine....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-29-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By sidewalkman
On the transmission front, a lot of the...

On the transmission front, a lot of the adjustment is done from the kickdown rods on the firewall, don't mess with them too much, on mine turn it 2 turns one way and you have slippage, 2 turns the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By sidewalkman
Install a fan shroud off a 1961-63 T-bird, makes...

Install a fan shroud off a 1961-63 T-bird, makes all the difference.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By sidewalkman
I'm running 225 / 75 14

I'm running 225 / 75 14
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By sidewalkman
I bought green LED off ebay, replaced every bulb...

I bought green LED off ebay, replaced every bulb behind the dash, in the radio and on the shift indicator and heater control. Looks really cool at night especially. Lots of light because of the white...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-20-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By sidewalkman
I took the hood scoop in for a paint match, and...

I took the hood scoop in for a paint match, and it was close but not quite right, I think the best you can hope for in a paint match is close, unless you're getting the whole car resprayed you will...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By sidewalkman
I had one of those generator lights loosen on the...

I had one of those generator lights loosen on the forks and turn into the spokes, over the handlebars I went!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By sidewalkman
I did not know that. Weird gadget regardless,...

I did not know that. Weird gadget regardless, reminds me of those bicycle lights with the generators on them that attached to the forks when I was a kid!! Bearing on the top of mine was pooched so it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By sidewalkman
If I'm sitting in traffic it's at the M, middle...

If I'm sitting in traffic it's at the M, middle of the M, but driving it's just at the start of the E, before the shroud and the thermostat it ran at the M while driving.
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