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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By 9310alloy
Overdrive Relay Location

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One more pic of factory location & wiring for overdrive relay.
This pic is when I was assembling my 1960 T Bird about 1 1/2 years ago.

Mike
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By 9310alloy
Overdrive Relay Location

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This is the correct Relay and location for your overdrive. This is on my 1960 T Bird.

Mike
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By 9310alloy
Dust Shield

Did you remove the bellhousing dust shield below the starter opening facing forward ?
You should be able to locate or fish out any of old starter drive parts.

Mike
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By 9310alloy
Generator Testing.

Dave , I have to disagree on how to test generator / regulator output.

"B" circuit generator / regulator (original Thunderbird).
You NEVER want to jump battery terminal to field terminal at the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By 9310alloy
Plug ...

Are you talking about the plug or hole for access to the hood latch to release / trip if the cable breaks or jambs ..??
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-27-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By 9310alloy
T85 & T86

Beat,
Like John said..... Ditto......Only T85 in OD & straight 3 spd's.
I also agree about using the T86 you have. Definitely not as strong but AOK as a useable transmission. Just be gentle.
If you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-26-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By 9310alloy
Correct T85 OD

Correct Borg/ Warner T85 OD for 1958 - 1960 T Birds. This is the transmission i rebuilt for my 60 T Bird.
Case T85C-1A
Tail R11-1P
Cover T89B-148
Apx. Length from bell housing mounting face to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By 9310alloy
Follow Repair Manual

Please read the factory repair manual... per Dave's instructions. Ford recommended shims to the front on the lower A arm. You need to remove coil spring first. If you are not experienced with this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By 9310alloy
Horn Location

Horns & relay location @ drivers side 1960
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-16-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By 9310alloy
Horn Pitch

For 1960 they made a "HI" & "LOW" horn. Must be a different snail scroll for pitch...See : HAB-60-"HI" cast in scroll. Sorry not the best pic..
Mike
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By 9310alloy
Shims

Shim location towards the front on my 1960 Bird. Like Dave said.. You do not want the A arm to slide around on lower pivots. The shims were there to stop that and yes the location of A arm will...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By 9310alloy
Kool Car

MrC ,
Save the stripped T Bird. They are rare and worth preserving. I have a 60 T Bird with manual brakes , manual steering , T85 3 speed Over Drive and enjoy driving it x 10. T85 transmissions...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-21-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By 9310alloy
Horn Relay

My 1960 T Bird horn Relay & wiring original location.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,020
Posted By 9310alloy
pbf777 excellent response.

pbf777 is correct "Run Away"
Do not think twice about using those wheels. You are lucky you caught the wheel cracks before a catastrophic failure.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By 9310alloy
Hi , The passenger side upper grommet for antenna...

Hi , The passenger side upper grommet for antenna lead in & vacuum line for wiper motor is not available to my knowledge. Looks like wiring grommet but needs to snap/push in the firewall opening....
Forum: New Members Welcoming 07-04-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By 9310alloy
Thank You

Long time viewer of this forum. Yes the car is in registry #119158. Just finished 3 year complete restoration.
Thanks.... Mike
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