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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Woobie
What, may I ask did you end up going with for...

What, may I ask did you end up going with for tires...the tiger paw I linked is 620 AB. We have driven once on the parkways in the last three years with them. Smooth, straight. Slightly noisier...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 10-13-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 373
Posted By Woobie
While you are stopping on a dime with the new...

While you are stopping on a dime with the new disc brakes, consider seat belts to keep everyone on board in place. There's something of sorts on installation in the tech library. You should double...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By Woobie
If the weatherstripping has lost it's flex I'd...

If the weatherstripping has lost it's flex I'd want an estimate for replacement. Otherwise the skirt may become another rattle spot. The weatherstripping can fall off easily.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-12-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By Woobie
Is it ? There you have it ss. If you might be...

Is it ? There you have it ss. If you might be able to do this ? It may be awkward, dusty, sharp and go tumbling...safety first. If you examine the spare skirt, this may give an example of the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Woobie
We have these on an older Chrysler in 15". T...

We have these on an older Chrysler in 15". T rated for 118 mph so you'll have to lighten up on the throttle. And 620 AB UTQG.

I am not afiiliated with the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By Woobie
From the front of the skirt, approximately...

From the front of the skirt, approximately centered, on the interior side of the skirt, you'll find a lever that locks the skirt onto the quarter panel.

From, memory, the lever would need to be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-24-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Woobie
This link supposedly contains the original...

This link supposedly contains the original specifications. Included for the squarebirds is a 270/270 with a lift of 441. Nearly indentical to the later 390 6 barrel...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,422
Posted By Woobie
For future repairs there is always the option of...

For future repairs there is always the option of obtaining cost estimates first.

I am guessing that at some point the OP might have reasoned

oh, why not or

give it a try, something I've never...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,422
Posted By Woobie
I'm not surprised by the bill. Your location is...

I'm not surprised by the bill. Your location is an exclusive enclave considered the Gold Coast. Of course we can find people of varying resources in every location.

Possibly send over a large...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,422
Posted By Woobie
And there is a real possibility that you flooded...

And there is a real possibility that you flooded the engine while repeatedly trying to restart it. :D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,422
Posted By Woobie
You will receive all sorts of suggestions. All...

You will receive all sorts of suggestions. All of them will be over a hundred dollars a pop.

The oil light flickers at a stop light because of the low idle speed of the engine. You could raise the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-31-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,422
Posted By Woobie
Maybe the shop is not finished with the work but...

Maybe the shop is not finished with the work but myself, personally, would be on high alert for hundreds of dollars more in repairs.

And I always want the parts returned to me that were replaced.
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-23-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Woobie
Yes, that is a very important consideration...

Yes, that is a very important consideration concerning the high humidity garage.

As our home was already built it was too late to put a liner under the concrete garage floor to prevent the moisture...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Woobie
That's a good one. Both incoming and outgoing...

That's a good one. Both incoming and outgoing radiator hoses are 162 degrees.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-22-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Woobie
Our F-250 is plumbed that way. "T" in the...

Our F-250 is plumbed that way. "T" in the engineering number may refer to "truck" but I would have to look it up.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-22-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Woobie
Possibly you need the anti collapse spring inside...

Possibly you need the anti collapse spring inside the lower radiator hose. At higher engine speeds the water pump will try to pull more and more water through the lower radiator hose. It is the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,802
Posted By Woobie
Here are a couple of links from...

Here are a couple of links from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By Woobie
Try the shroud. You may be ok with just that...

Try the shroud. You may be ok with just that improvement. When we had our Squarebird we were lucky to find a universal shroud that fit about 7/8 around the radiator. Sealing against the radiator...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Woobie
There is, or used to be a time limit, on typing a...

There is, or used to be a time limit, on typing a post here.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-04-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Woobie
We used the later style expansion tank on our '60...

We used the later style expansion tank on our '60 and the later style outlet was smaller. We made an adapter out of a section of hose and some glue and kept the 58-60 sized hoses while the early...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-03-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,981
Posted By Woobie
In this heat ?? I'll have to commend your...

In this heat ??

I'll have to commend your perseverance on this issue.

That's just great news.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-02-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,981
Posted By Woobie
The video of the accelerator pump. 1. If the...

The video of the accelerator pump.

1. If the accelerator pump is out of adjustment in the always on position, you are gonna be pouring gas into the engine when you don't need it. You can check the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,981
Posted By Woobie
x2 what Scott said. If you use the Ford metal...

x2 what Scott said.


If you use the Ford metal spacer with PCV the gaskets are:

spacer to manifold: Felpro 13303

carb to spacer: Felpro 60059

Best of Luck, flyingthermals. :D
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,981
Posted By Woobie
So what happened ? The store did not have the...

So what happened ? The store did not have the proper gaskets so they sold you a new spacer, the same one you took off earlier ?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,981
Posted By Woobie
60lbs is a LOT 60-80 in./lbs page 3 of the...

60lbs is a LOT

60-80 in./lbs

page 3 of the manual

http://documents.holley.com/199r7948-5rev6.pdf
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