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Lex I am glad to hear that you seem to have fixed the heater control cable. That is good news!
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Hi alll is there someone who can tel me
How can i remove the heater core
Off my 59 t bird ? I also would like to know
Where the pipes that are connected to the core
Come from, as i have 1 blocked with q bolt and
Can figure out where is the other 1. Situated :s

Thanks a lot

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Welcome to the Forum, Geoffrey! I just came back to the computer a bit ago and saw your application and processed it. We are glad to have our first member from Malta on the Forum!

Unfortunately, I do not know much about removing the heater core from my '59 Tbird. I would suggest, if you have not done so yet, to read down through this thread and you might find some information there. Here is a link to the 1958 (which should also apply to the '59 & '60) Squarebird regarding the AC system and heater controls. It might be a help to you.

http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_g...stallation.htm

Hopefully, one of our more technically inclined members is still awake and can help you. If not right now, hopefully, one will come along in the morning here, and answer your questions. We do have some of the greatest Tbird techies on here, but many of them have probably gone to bed by now.. If you cant find what you are looking for in this thread below this, check the link above, from the Technical Resource Library and see if that helps. Otherwise, check later in the day when someone has been able to come along and address your questions.
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Hey thanks bud yep here is abt 2pm ...
I'll
Have a look after i come from d garage
Coz am trying to see whats wrong with the
Locks

I just bought this 59 from usa and am trying
To get things done so by feb i can make the mot

Do i need a special tool to remove the handle please ...

Srry for asking but i'm new to this model (:

Regards
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:03 AM
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Hi alll is there someone who can tel me
How can i remove the heater core
Off my 59 t bird ? I also would like to know
Where the pipes that are connected to the core
Come from, as i have 1 blocked with q bolt and
Can figure out where is the other 1. Situated :s

Thanks a lot

Geoffrey
As for the heater hoses the bottom one goes to the intake manifold port next to the distributor and the top goes to the water pump.

To remove the heater core is a rather involved process. I suggest that you buy a shop manual. It has step by step instructions on how to do it. You can download one from a number of sites rather than wait for a paper copy to be mailed.

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Do i need a special tool to remove the handle please ...

Srry for asking but i'm new to this model (:

Regards
If you are referring to the inside door handle, yes you need a special tool. It looks like this:
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Geoffrey, I did some googling for ya and found a site where you can download a copy of the 1959 Squarebird Shop Manual for a fee. $16.95 payable by credit card, or PayPal. Once bought, you will be able to go through it and look up the information for removing the heater core. Here is the link and there are others also, if you google 1959 Squarebird Shop Manual in PDF format.

http://www.fordthunderbirdshopmanual...rd-shop-manual

That special tool for the door handle can be ordered from many of our Tbird parts houses. They are all listed in the Advertisements Forum. Email them and ask for their free catalogs.
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Wow you are really amazing guys i'm really pleased to have found this .. For the heater i will do that on my xmas holidays and yepp i've downloaded that too )

Think i need to buy a set of barrels because one of them doesnt turn at all and the other turns but the door wont lock...

I'll keep you informed on the process.. Lets get it out of the garage in fully fun tional condition ((:
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I'd recommend removing the right front seat- More room.

Also you will need new coolant, distilled water, & a new gasket for the heater control valve to the heater core itself. The ORIGINAL heater control valve bolts directly to the heater core (under dash & behind glove box). There is also a newer cable style "replacement" valve, which most people change over to. These mount outside under the hood, on passanger side, inline with one of the large rubber heater core hoses.

Good luck & take your time...
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Cool hints currently im just trying to see what certain jobs involves
As i will start with the essential ones , tomorrow i'll ho to a locksmith
Coz i phoned the guy at tbird nest and asked him if theres a way to determine if the locks are worn out, and he told me that a good locksmith
Can do that for me

Apparently drivers side key goes in but no left or right movement
And roght side goes in and even left and right but door wont lock or open
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