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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-23-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Wade
It's been a very long time since I've had one of...

It's been a very long time since I've had one of these apart. Usually after removing the top or bottom cover the belt is right there. Sometimes there may be a bracket in the way but a screw or two...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Wade
Several of the Tbird suppliers now offer a radio...

Several of the Tbird suppliers now offer a radio that is a nice looking new reproduction of the T&C radio. It has all the bells and whistles of modern day radios. The price is close to what a...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Wade
More than likely the on off switch went bad if...

More than likely the on off switch went bad if you have a good fuse. This is a common problem with these radios. One other tip don't be fooled if the pilot lite works when you turn the radio on and...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-08-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Wade
It would be helpful to know if you hear that the...

It would be helpful to know if you hear that the crackling sound occurs when either radio or 8 track plays or only the radio or only the 8 track. Also if engine is running or not makes a difference....
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 04-05-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Wade
I measured 1 inch for the input shaft itself I...

I measured 1 inch for the input shaft itself I don't have a clutch disc to measure the actual hole. I checked CASCO Thunderbird parts catalog and they show that they carry the disc, pressure plate,...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 04-05-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Wade
It is 1 inch .

It is 1 inch .
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 04-05-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Wade
No, I looked up the input shaft and it did not...

No, I looked up the input shaft and it did not give that dimension. I want to say that it is 1 inch but there are too many cobwebs in my head to swear to it. I do have a transmission in my garage, I...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 04-05-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Wade
You are right with 11 inch 10 spline disc. The...

You are right with 11 inch 10 spline disc. The Ford parts book shows pilot bearings, a #70-7600-B 1.575"/1.576" O.D.-.6715"/.6725" I.D -
.495"/.505" thick and a #B-7600-A 1.5743"/1.5748" O.D. =...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,614
Posted By Wade
Just went through a repaint with major body work....

Just went through a repaint with major body work. Trying to get the gaps to look decent gets to be a costly endeavor unless you are fortunate enough to be able to do your own body work. The welded on...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,234
Posted By Wade
Power steering leaking

The power steering hose connection should be sealed by the flare on the tubing and the machined seat in the control valve when the fitting is tightened. I always heard never use Teflon tape or...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,569
Posted By Wade
57 bird gauge problems

Sounds like you have a temperature gauge for a 56 Ford car. They look the same but they will not work with the 57 Tbird
and they rest on hot the 57 Bird rests on cold. The sending units for the two...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 02-19-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By Wade
'56 Tbird car radio

I can't recollect seeing Bendix labeled parts in a Motorola radio, unless you are talking about the vibrator which is a plugin part that could have ended up installed in your radio over the...
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