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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Restifier52
Grommet

Hi everyone! I was looking through the Birds Nest catalog and came across a rubber piece, part 18912A, that was said to be for the antenna cable. Pretty much a disc of rubber with a hole in the...
Forum: Our Rides 04-08-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,112
Posted By Restifier52
I'm giving myself a hood scoop that can hold its...

I'm giving myself a hood scoop that can hold its own with Greg's wheelwells.;) The most I can get in there is a 2" element on a drop base. With the new scoop I will be able to fit a 3 1/2" on a...
Forum: Our Rides 02-24-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,513
Posted By Restifier52
How can you not love these cars?

How can you not love these cars?
Forum: Our Rides 02-24-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,112
Posted By Restifier52
Well the pump shell is gone, replaced by an idler...

Well the pump shell is gone, replaced by an idler pulley. I never did drive it with the pump shell so we'll never know if it would have exploded. I also have my replacement rear tires: M & H ROD-36....
Forum: Our Rides 11-29-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,112
Posted By Restifier52
"car is basically finished." Did I say that?

I did go to Lapeer and stunk up the place pretty good. I couldn't do anything right. If I wasn't screwing up the car was. You know what they say, though - a bad day at the track is better than...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-04-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Restifier52
Action Cam!

Along with the video my son took (see Our Rides) I posted a video with my Ion stuck to the hood.

https://youtu.be/MASCoA2DUJk
Forum: Our Rides 11-04-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,112
Posted By Restifier52
Good good. You take it out? I went back to the...

Good good. You take it out? I went back to the same track and got down to 11.88. I lost the race though cause I jumped the gun. I think the body is twisting around despite the connectors. I see...
Forum: Our Rides 10-18-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,112
Posted By Restifier52
Woo Hoo

Ladies and Gentlemen I am pleased to announce that Big Red (a nickname for my car that I literally just now thought of) has broken the 12 second mark. Last year my best was 12.157. Between then and...
Forum: Our Rides 08-29-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 36,519
Posted By Restifier52
Is that an original part I see? (rearview...

Is that an original part I see? (rearview mirror):D
Forum: Our Rides 08-24-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 36,519
Posted By Restifier52
I must echo Dan's comment. Really too cool.

I must echo Dan's comment. Really too cool.
Forum: Our Rides 08-24-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By Restifier52
Something about a yellow Thunderbird eh Ray?:)

Something about a yellow Thunderbird eh Ray?:)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-08-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By Restifier52
What would mismatched numbers suggest? Stolen...

What would mismatched numbers suggest? Stolen car? Or something else? I'm so naive...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-05-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Restifier52
Thanks John. I will do that.

Thanks John. I will do that.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-05-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Restifier52
Turn Signal Diagnosis

I replaced my harness with a universal from E-Z Wiring. I also replaced the column shifter. The connector on the bottom of the column (part #7A247 on pg 66 of Larry's Squarebirds Illustrated Parts...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 05-31-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By Restifier52
License Plate Frame

I put a new frame with a third brake light on my car. Is anyone interested in the one I replaced? There is a picture of it on the car in the thread titled License Plate Surround.

Rick
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 04-08-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,333
Posted By Restifier52
I ran into Larry yesterday and he still has the...

I ran into Larry yesterday and he still has the wheel covers for sale. Just a reminder.:)

Rick
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Restifier52
Very nice. What do the other switches in the...

Very nice. What do the other switches in the ahstray control?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,402
Posted By Restifier52
I put longer studs on my car. I got them from...

I put longer studs on my car. I got them from Summit - part number MSR-8250. They worked fine.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-15-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 33,269
Posted By Restifier52
Who remembers "clean your clock" as a threat to...

Who remembers "clean your clock" as a threat to do bodily harm?:eek:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-23-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,976
Posted By Restifier52
Looks like you had to remove some habitat:)

Looks like you had to remove some habitat:)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-23-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Restifier52
I have seen on the forum that before tightening...

I have seen on the forum that before tightening the a arm bolts (doing a front end rebuild) you need to assemble everything with the bolts loose to allow the car to sit where it's supposed to, then...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-10-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By Restifier52
It's your car. Build it the way you want to (as...

It's your car. Build it the way you want to (as long as it's safe). No one here is going to fault you for modifying your car. I've never heard a peep about my accelerator pedal cover.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-06-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By Restifier52
Headers on my 408W stroker with 50 series...

Headers on my 408W stroker with 50 series Flowmasters. Not radio impossible but not radio friendly either.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-06-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,803
Posted By Restifier52
Those covers look GREAT!!

Those covers look GREAT!!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-10-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By Restifier52
Hi Anders. I agree with Joe on selling the hides...

Hi Anders. I agree with Joe on selling the hides you have. You don't want me picking your colors, hell I can't even dress myself without my wife's help :rolleyes: but I'm pretty sure black, white,...
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