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Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-23-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Parts for sale

Sorry I don't get on here that much as life gets in the way of having fun. I had looked at some T-Birds a while back when I lived in Illinois that were for sale. I didn't get to buy anything and the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Great car. Great job. I too would like to see...

Great car. Great job.

I too would like to see the close up of how it gets fastened. Are there clamps in the back also?

Ron
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-13-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,108
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Do you still have the 60 for sale? I am...

Do you still have the 60 for sale?

I am interested if you could send some pictures to my email address

oldcarmechanic@msn.com

Thanks
Ron
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-13-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ron of Chicago
For sale

Dirk,

I have sent you an email.

Ron
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-09-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,760
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Randy, it sounds like you are having a good time...

Randy, it sounds like you are having a good time saving that bird. Good for you.

Old cars can be a real learning experience for sure. Never say die. Keep on keeping on.

I've been working on old...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 01-06-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,862
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Nice looking carb. I wonder what that set him...

Nice looking carb. I wonder what that set him back.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ron of Chicago
If the speedometer is reading faster then you are...

If the speedometer is reading faster then you are going, then I think you need to have a slightly larger gear (more teeth) on the driven side to slow it down. I think that would be the easy way to...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Six and a half inch difference seems like a lot...

Six and a half inch difference seems like a lot but you have to consider that the measurement is taken at the wheel opening and the front one is higher.

I was one of those that put the spacers in...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-21-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Have you tried to start the car yet? I don't...

Have you tried to start the car yet?
I don't think you would have any problems with it all seeing that you have so many new things and seem to have everything cleaned up. If the car has not been...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,249
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Thank you for this statistic. I would have...

Thank you for this statistic. I would have thought that the Red would have been the #1 color.

Ron
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 03-22-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Ron of Chicago
60 Convertible on AACA site

Just saw this tonight. I have no connection to it, thought someone might be interested.

http://forums.aaca.org/f119/1960-thunderbird-convertible-sale-310844.html

Ron
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,531
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Engine problem

Two things you need to do before anything else.

1) Make sure that the distributor is fully seated in the block.

2) Get the oil pressure gauge working.

Don't go by assumptions of other people...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-18-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ron of Chicago
T-Bird interior

I used to work for the guy that owns this organization and I know where it is located. If you want more pictures or certian shots, I am going up that way this week and could try to swing by and take...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 03-02-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Welcome to the group Fabian. Hope you find what...

Welcome to the group Fabian.

Hope you find what you seek. You'll have a good time here with all the knowledge that it has.

Ron
Forum: New Members Welcoming 03-01-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Welcome to the group Laurie. I'm going to look...

Welcome to the group Laurie.

I'm going to look at a 65 on Saturday. They sure are interesting cars. Hope you can post some pictures.

Enjoy the ride and hope you can get any information that you...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 03-01-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Welcome to the site scribelzdesign Where are you...

Welcome to the site scribelzdesign

Where are you in Florida? I just moved back to Illinois from there. I lived in Sporing Hill on the west coast above Tampa. I sure miss the weather.

Enjoy your...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 03-01-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Welcome to the site tylinol! Enjoy your stay....

Welcome to the site tylinol!

Enjoy your stay. Good information here if you need it or feel free to put your nickles worth in.

I to am in the process of looking for a T-Bird.

Ron
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-29-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ron of Chicago
trans

You can try these people. They know there stuff and are great.

http://www.fatsco.net/?gclid=CNbD-sCpxK4CFULrKgodlB0CTQ

Ron
Forum: New Members Welcoming 02-27-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Ron of Chicago
welcome

Thanks Ray, I appreciate any information. I worked part time for a few years for a company that did inspections for people. They would call the company and tell them that they are interested in a...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 02-27-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Ron of Chicago
Welcome

Thanks for the welcome Ray.

I am going to be looking at a 1960 Bird this next weekend. I talked at length today with the owner and it appears that it is a vehicle that is in good shape, but we all...
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