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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-22-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Pertronix Upgrade

If you search on other post you'll see this topic has come up before. My own personal experience is positive. I upgraded my thunderbird using Pertronix at the beginning of the summer. It was very...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-22-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Shorebird
RE: New wind swipe motor installed!!

I mis-read your post. I thought you installed an electric motor. Thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-21-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Shorebird
RE: New wind swipe motor installed!!

I want to do the same to mine so I have a few questions. Thanks
Where did you purchase it from? How did you mount the on/off switch?(any photos) Does it have a setting to pump washer fluid?
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-18-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Price of Gasoline

$1.78 and dropping!!!!! (87 octane)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-17-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Considering a project?

I guess the "Buy It Now" price $8500 was too cheap for the 58. hahaha
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,085
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Now that I hope I have calmed the waters

Have you ever heard of these guys?

http://www.bumperboyz.com/

This is not who I used but I've heard they are alright.

I used a company Highland Park Michigan. Coincidentally across the street...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-14-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Rear Glass

white fox
I sent you a message at the address provided.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,269
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Better braking dual cylinder options?

Do you have any additional information or photos pertaining to your brake conversion?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Rear bumper removal

When I took mine off it had shims in it for alignement. I attempted mark the position of the brackets, and I took photos of the shims and how many were in each spot.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Rear bumper removal

Oh yeah... I did it by memory and I forgot about those two smaller brackets in the center.
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-13-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Price of Gasoline

I just saw $1.83 for BP!!! I can't believe it... Did Bush leave office? Did OPEC collapse?

My truck and my bird both run on 87 octane so that's all I observed. I will look at the others the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Rear bumper removal

I believe their are four LARGE bolts that hold the entire bumper to the car. Soak them and the "caged nut" several days in advance before attempting to extract them. If the car has a lot of rot the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Rear Glass

I have it. Give me a price on what you think is fair. You will have to make arrangments with UPS I can drop it off at my local UPS store and they can probably package it safely. I don't have the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-13-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Shorebird
Price of Gasoline

Today in Michigan I saw gas for $1.87. The average in the area seems to be $1.89. How is it in other states?
1/15/07
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By Shorebird
RE: my Recent new toy

Hello and welcome, Because is has A/C is the the power brake booster an "under the dash" unit?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-10-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Considering a project?

I was searching under 58's and I found this. This is the second car in the orginal photo.
180073208684
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-10-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Shorebird
Considering a project?

Just thought someone might be interested in this. I have seen a lot less go for a lot more than this. This is not my car, nor do I know the person who is selling it. It just seems like a good...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-28-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By Shorebird
RE: 1960 Convertable

I believe it should be on the tubular crossmember, and the inside of the RH fender well (seen from engine compartment). It can also be seen on the right side of cowl under the hood (and cowl...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-28-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By Shorebird
RE: New to me toy

He is right! Around here you can also go to a couple of cement yards and ask to use the scale. They are usually cooperative, and like to view the car for a few momments.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-23-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Wiring Question

The 59 has a external ballist resistor that attaches to the firewall. The 60 has internal resistor. I believe it is a pink wire.
Please note this is what I found to be true on a 352.
Good...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-22-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Fan belt

Do you have a locking nut or washer on the nuts that hold the tension?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-21-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Noise suppressor clip.

Does anyone have a photo?
Thanks
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-13-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Happy (Belated) Birthday Alexander !!!!!!!!!

I have 16 more years til' I get there. 2022 seems so far away. Happy Birthday
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-11-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By Shorebird
RE: WINDSHIELD FOR 1960 T-BIRD

How can you find out what windsheilds are good and what windshields are bad?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-02-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By Shorebird
RE: Autoblog's Reader Ride of the Day

The car looks GREAT. Nevermind the negativity. I'll tell you the same thing I tell my students..."If you/I spend our time caring about what other people think we will be just as low as...
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