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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 03:14 PM
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Posted By blue62tbird
My car has the tilt, to the left

Like so many old cars I have seen through the years my old bird has the sag/tilt whatever you call it on the drivers side. Looking at it from the rear you can clearly see it though it is not real...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-13-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By blue62tbird
Certainly does not look like an easy job.

Certainly does not look like an easy job.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-05-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By blue62tbird
Exhaust Manifold Gasket repair

Later this summer (saving money) I plan to get my exhaust manifolds gaskets fixed. Rather loud at this point.
How the heck do they get to the bolts to get it all apart. There is like NO room in...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-19-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By blue62tbird
Take the screw out of the top of what? Well I...

Take the screw out of the top of what?

Well I went and looked at the car today. The door handle in the car was all the way down. It goes back to that position after you have pulled it to open...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By blue62tbird
The door is not sagging, fyi

The door is not sagging, fyi
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By blue62tbird
Door not shutting

On my 62 I have issues with the pass door closing tightly. I would close but just rattle/bounce around on the latch or what ever type of mechanism is there. I used to be able to just slam it a bit...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-11-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
ok, thanks

ok, thanks
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-11-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
Looks like there are two diff types of floats,...

Looks like there are two diff types of floats, metal and plastic??? Is the metal the best to get?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By blue62tbird
I will have to look closer. If it is one is it...

I will have to look closer. If it is one is it worth anything?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By blue62tbird
Conv Trunk Mat

Curious while working in my trunk today I noted the black rubber/tar like mat that stick to trunk, I don't see them online but do see the full trunk mat set avail out there. Where can that tar like...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By blue62tbird
How to identify a real Kelsey Haynes Rim

I was told when I bought my car the rim in the trunk was one. When I look at it I see NO markings on it that I could find anywhere.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
You thought I was working on the car at one point...

You thought I was working on the car at one point when I was in the AC also. ha ha ha
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
If the whole unit is out, bad float or not I may...

If the whole unit is out, bad float or not I may as well replace it since it does not cost much money.
I could have swore it has been replaced.
I have good records back to 1980 on it, seems so recent...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
just for grins, the harness from the guage that...

just for grins, the harness from the guage that comes into the trunk on the drivers side, I giggled it, moved it around, so see if maybe a short was there, nothing changed, so I guess wires are good?...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
I disconnected the wire from gauge/harness from...

I disconnected the wire from gauge/harness from the wire going into the tank. Put a wire between them, same result, stays at 1\4 level.
I plugged the wires back up and grounded at the place where...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
As I explained last night, where my wire goes...

As I explained last night, where my wire goes into the take there is a black rubbery substance or some soft substance, I assume I need to pull that out to get to the top of the sending unit which...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
If it is the sending unit, I am seeing stuff on...

If it is the sending unit, I am seeing stuff on Ebay from 40 bucks and up. Dorman, Spectra to name a few, what would be a good brand to go with?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
When I did what you said above I did get a steady...

When I did what you said above I did get a steady consistent flash that was not erratic.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-10-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
I was not. Sorry.

I was not. Sorry.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
did you think I have been out working on the car...

did you think I have been out working on the car during this conversation?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
When I pulled the wire from the Gauge and I just...

When I pulled the wire from the Gauge and I just grounded that wire only, the gauge went to 3/4 and the test light I was using as a ground wire (I figured it was just a wire passing through a light...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
Thank you for putting up with me. I will try...

Thank you for putting up with me. I will try again after work tomorrow. I wish you lived down the street! ha ha ha
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
well the wiring to the gauge is good, I have...

well the wiring to the gauge is good, I have completed the circuit, the gauge moved.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
I will do that. If gauge does not change I have...

I will do that. If gauge does not change I have a bad sending unit? Or the wires leading up to each of those connectors are bad?
I would have a hard time thinking there is a shorted wire. None of...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 542
Posted By blue62tbird
one last volley, pull the wires and take my own...

one last volley, pull the wires and take my own wire and push one end INTO the female plug and fasten the other end of my wire to the male sending unit wire plug. If that it is the case seems to me...
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