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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By mh434
If you want to store it for a period of time mix...

If you want to store it for a period of time mix a bit of Avgas in with it.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By mh434
Thanks Eric

Thanks Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 08:04 AM
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Views: 204
Posted By mh434
Thanks Carl Engine and trans are already out so...

Thanks Carl

Engine and trans are already out so that should make like a lot easier.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By mh434
Evaporator box removal

Hopefully a quick one. I removed the clips and 2 bolts securing the front of the evaporator box expecting to be able to take the front off and then remove the evaporator. I can now see that its not...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Ha haaaa, love the comment about the marriage...

Ha haaaa, love the comment about the marriage licence...
good tips about tapping the holes.
Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Dave, Scott et al Apologies all round..!! Looks...

Dave, Scott et al

Apologies all round..!! Looks like I am up for "bell end of the week award". When you line the thrust plate up properly :rolleyes:, it looks to be a good fit...
photo from the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-13-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Thanks Dave Nice use of the overlay there..! I...

Thanks Dave

Nice use of the overlay there..! I will have a look tomorrow when I am next at the workshop.

thanks again

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-13-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
drawn with my very sharpest pencil...... (metric...

drawn with my very sharpest pencil...... (metric and imperial)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Scott Sounds like a plan...Iíll take it into the...

Scott

Sounds like a plan...Iíll take it into the office tomorrow and do a more accurate drawing. I will need the check the alignment of the fixing holes on Saturday. Appreciate the offer of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By mh434
I think they are listed next to Unicorns and...

I think they are listed next to Unicorns and trustworthy politicians... :)
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Thanks all I will have another look on Saturday...

Thanks all

I will have another look on Saturday (learning all the time !!).
I did a quick sketch showing the main dims below. I measured in metric and probably rather poorly converted to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Dave I may have confused things a bit with my...

Dave
I may have confused things a bit with my earlier post. I am lining the plate up with the two holes in your photo (at roughly the 11 and 4 oíclock position on the machined face) if I were to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Did that, makes the offset even worse...

Did that, makes the offset even worse...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
I pulled the cam out this afternoon, came out...

I pulled the cam out this afternoon, came out quite easily, biggest issue was trying not to crash it into the bearings on the way out!

I have bought a thrust plate, but when I offer it up to the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Thanks Dave Much appreciated Jon

Thanks Dave

Much appreciated

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Thatís great, thanks Scott Are the thrust plates...

Thatís great, thanks Scott
Are the thrust plates common to all 390ís ? A mustang vendor close to me in the U.K. lists pn C3TZ-6269-A thrust plate 390-428 (67 - 70 Mustang). Biggest issue looks to be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Joe Yes, if I change the cam I would put new...

Joe

Yes, if I change the cam I would put new lifters in and then presumably would have to go through the break-in procedure.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Dave Are the hole locations for the thrust plate...

Dave

Are the hole locations for the thrust plate blanked / plugged on a 352 ? I have compared my photo to your 390 build and it looks like the location to drill is there, just needs drilling and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Thanks Dave That's very interesting, I must...

Thanks Dave

That's very interesting, I must admit that I hadn't appreciated the differences between the earlier and later cams. So are true roller chains unavailable for early FE's or just hard to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Dave Assuming the current cam is ok I was...

Dave

Assuming the current cam is ok I was intending to keep it. I'm not intending to rebuild it into a fire breathing road monster, just a good reliable (oil tight hopefully) usable motor.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
I measured at least 3/4 inch of slack in the...

I measured at least 3/4 inch of slack in the timing chain when I took it off. Sprockets looked ok, but I will replace sprockets and chain to be on the safe side.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
[QUOTE=lake bird;114463]I noticed my 60 T bird...

[QUOTE=lake bird;114463]I noticed my 60 T bird cam has a dome ( mushroom ) shaped end
on the cam gear end

presumably yours looks something like this ?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-08-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
Great thanks. Jon

Great thanks.

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-07-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By mh434
352 camshaft removal

Iíve stripped the block down but ran out of time to remove the camshaft this morning. My question is, 390ís have a camshaft retaining plate bolted to the block, doesnít look to be anything similar on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By mh434
And as long as you all agree with me then I don't...

And as long as you all agree with me then I don't have an issue..:D
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