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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-19-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By RustyNCa
Nice car

I wonder how they did the door treatment, it's actually kinda cool.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By RustyNCa
Without the steering box, maybe you can run the...

Without the steering box, maybe you can run the Sanderson shorty headers? Seems like there is all kinds of room on the passenger side?

I take it you went with a rack? Did you post a write up or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By RustyNCa
I missed the part about leather.... had a guy...

I missed the part about leather.... had a guy come change a blue leather couch to black in our garage once... been 5 plus years, still looks great.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By RustyNCa
Have you checked with local paint supply houses? ...

Have you checked with local paint supply houses? I had some SEM Vinyl paint custom tinted at a local paint supply house. They color matched what I needed and put it in aerosol cans for me.

Just...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By RustyNCa
I have a set of them that were in the trunk of...

I have a set of them that were in the trunk of one of my TBirds still in the packaging?

Regarding Diamond Back Tires, I had them on our 65 Special. They drove great, looked good, made the white...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By RustyNCa
My 58 has two adjust-o-ring mirrors mounted on...

My 58 has two adjust-o-ring mirrors mounted on the fenders. I've never gotten the passenger side adjusted where it shows anything useful. When I repaint the car, I'm not planning to put the mirror...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By RustyNCa
I put a C6 in my 58, it went pretty smooth...

I put a C6 in my 58, it went pretty smooth really. I'm not 100% happy with how I have the linkage working. But my problem is more with the linkage hanging up on the exhaust a bit. Linkage worked...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-31-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By RustyNCa
Well, I'd say you had better luck than I. I like...

Well, I'd say you had better luck than I. I like the sound of the flow masters on my Olds, but they drone so bad it will clear your sinus at 2k rpm. My 3rd gen Camaro had a single flowmaster made...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-29-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By RustyNCa
Flowmaster's don't sound very good with them out...

Flowmaster's don't sound very good with them out toward the end of the system where they would end up on a squarebird. They also tend to drone really bad, personally I'd avoid them.

My 65 had a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By RustyNCa
Yes, the Cobra rear end cradles I have are...

Yes, the Cobra rear end cradles I have are complete units, have disc brakes, anti roll bars, shocks, the whole thing. With a limited slip geared at 3.56... :)

I'd post a photo.... but to much...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-06-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By RustyNCa
Maybe he is doing an 8.8 out of an explorer that...

Maybe he is doing an 8.8 out of an explorer that is an old school iron straight axle?

I have a few Mustang Cobra 8.8s laying around, I have thought about swapping the whole cradle into my TBird,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-26-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
My Summit Racing list shows it was a Tuff Stuff...

My Summit Racing list shows it was a Tuff Stuff Pump TFF-1421. The pulley I got from a local FE guy that seemed to know what I needed to line everything up correctly. I also got a three groove crank...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
Opps, forgot to mention, I am running an...

Opps, forgot to mention, I am running an aftermarket alum water pump, no surge tank and yes, I had the hood off while I was replacing it all. Never thought about the hood being an issue, sorry.

And...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By RustyNCa
I was just inquisitive, I'm running a bagged four...

I was just inquisitive, I'm running a bagged four link in my 29 coupe, but I'd never be able to tell if there was any lateral movement in it. The bais ply tires probably induce more lateral movement...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-19-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By RustyNCa
I'm curious, if you are running a triangulated 4...

I'm curious, if you are running a triangulated 4 link, why the panhard bar?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
I used the Hayden one for dual fans, #3654. I...

I used the Hayden one for dual fans, #3654. I think I paid just under $50 for it on Amazon.

Here's a link to my photos of ole "BigBird" as my kids call...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
They are actually MIG welded on there, if no one...

They are actually MIG welded on there, if no one will make fun of my welding, I can post another photo that shows it better......

My radiator is original to the car. But we did re-core it with a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
Yes you can post them. FWIW, this setup is on a...

Yes you can post them. FWIW, this setup is on a 390 with a 671 blower, so far I've had zero heating issues with her, but I have not run her during the summer yet.

Yeah, I didn't think to post the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,749
Posted By RustyNCa
I went with one for a 1998 Ford Contour 2.5l V6. ...

I went with one for a 1998 Ford Contour 2.5l V6. Rockauto's part number for it was Dorman 620104.

Since photobucket has changed how they work, I don't know how to share photos well anymore...

You...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-03-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,474
Posted By RustyNCa
Ah, okay, I was trying to picture how it...

Ah, okay, I was trying to picture how it functioned, that makes alot more sense now.

Regarding the power steering pump, we can't use the factory pump to power the rack?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-02-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,474
Posted By RustyNCa
Nice job Dave, I wish the photos were larger so I...

Nice job Dave, I wish the photos were larger so I could get a closer look at them. This is an item on my To-Do List,

Cheers Bryan
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,052
Posted By RustyNCa
Well, here are some links I have kept track of....

Well, here are some links I have kept track of. Someday, hopefully someday soon I can do my own...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-27-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By RustyNCa
It was a few years ago, but I tried Custom...

It was a few years ago, but I tried Custom Autosound once. The radio was a piece of junk that I gave away to someone more interested in keeping their car looking stock than I was. I wanted a deck...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By RustyNCa
If I ever get the far, the answer is yes, you...

If I ever get the far, the answer is yes, you will see them on my bird...

I just need to match the fronts I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By RustyNCa
I agree regarding the rear drums, but my desire...

I agree regarding the rear drums, but my desire to eventually go disc in the rear is the benefit of being able to pull the wheels of the car in a simpler fashion. Those drums are what I hang up on...
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