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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By DKheld
Sending unit should have a tab and when lined up...

Sending unit should have a tab and when lined up the float would then point toward the filler neck.

http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_gallery/TechnicalResourceLibrary/GasTank7.jpg

Here's my old...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By DKheld
Dave......both manifold exhaust connections are...

Dave......both manifold exhaust connections are flat on the Squarebird ....... !

https://www.macsautoparts.com/assets/macs/images/size/600x/sku/64-20315.jpg
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By DKheld
Copper crush gasket - can have a larger raised...

Copper crush gasket - can have a larger raised area near the center of the tube to help allow for imperfections in the mating surfaces....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By DKheld
Another option is to have the current booster...

Another option is to have the current booster rebuilt and front changed to accept a dual master cyl.

Advantages:
No changes to the pedal system, brackets, etc. Looks more...
Forum: Our Rides 05-09-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By DKheld
The Tbird looks fabulous Nyles. Thanks for the...

The Tbird looks fabulous Nyles.

Thanks for the cool pictures.

Had mine out today!
( but no camera to prove it so guess it didn't really happen - :D )

Eric
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-08-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By DKheld
Poor old Hazzard. How did he do that? Did the...

Poor old Hazzard. How did he do that? Did the hammer slip out of the other paw when he was helping build on the house? I hate it when that happens.

Guess he won't be doing any "Lumber Jacking" for a...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 04-19-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By DKheld
For moral support you've come to the right place....

For moral support you've come to the right place. As far as the other issue........same here and I've yet to find a cure :D Think you're just stuck with the problem for life.

Check with Carl ****er...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-19-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By DKheld
Here's the hole I drilled on mine - looks bigger...

Here's the hole I drilled on mine - looks bigger than it is - had to use a larger drill bit to create a starter area before I switched to the tiny bit to finish off the hole. Camera was tilted a bit...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By DKheld
Tried a couple of different vented caps. I...

Tried a couple of different vented caps. I finally had to drill a small (tiny) hole in the top of the filler neck outside the trunk basically just behind the cap (went back to the OEM cap). Not a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-18-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By DKheld
If you are planning on re-installing be careful...

If you are planning on re-installing be careful with the ducts from the evaporator box to the vents - they will be very fragile (cardboard) and run right beside the fragile defrost vents. Luckily the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 04-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,706
Posted By DKheld
In dealing with the MGA factory wire wheels that...

In dealing with the MGA factory wire wheels that are not sealed the motorcycle shops should be able to get you what you need as far as the band or liner but they usually can't mount or balance car...
Forum: Ford News from Autoblog.com 03-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By DKheld
No......... :p

No......... :p
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By DKheld
I think what Tom meant to say was that they went...

I think what Tom meant to say was that they went by his house today......... :D
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-28-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By DKheld
So cool to be able to attend a show halfway...

So cool to be able to attend a show halfway around the world............without even leaving the couch :D

Thanks Tom (and Ray).

Glad to see FC is back on the road - only 8 lives left though - :p
Forum: Our Rides 03-28-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By DKheld
Nice - can't wait to see the finished car and...

Nice - can't wait to see the finished car and some interior shots - a little something custom inside too??

:D "how else are you going to tow your buddy home" :D
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By DKheld
I do like the Lake Pipes on your car - hope we...

I do like the Lake Pipes on your car - hope we can hear them on Youtube or something.

I used to be more on the "original" side of the fence but I've been slowly drawn to the dark side - :p - things...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-22-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By DKheld
How in the world are you gonna keep from yankin'...

How in the world are you gonna keep from yankin' those Lake Pipes off of there?

My stock bird scrapes over every speed bump. Maybe your "slightly" larger wheels and tires give you a bit more ground...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-22-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By DKheld
Wowzers - that Galaxie is my favorite so far -...

Wowzers - that Galaxie is my favorite so far - looks like a lot of work but sure turned out nice.

3rd reservoir might be for hydraulic clutch??
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-22-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By DKheld
I installed gaskets on mine (which originally did...

I installed gaskets on mine (which originally did not have gaskets).

I was taking them back off and having the manifolds surfaced 1000 miles later.

My original thinking was that the gaskets would...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-11-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By DKheld
Randy - that is so cool that you were able to...

Randy - that is so cool that you were able to make beams out of the tree you had cut down and use them on the house !!

Hazzard cracks me up too - he looks great in his Lumber Jack shirt.

Man -...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By DKheld
Steve - no stupid questions around here - if...

Steve - no stupid questions around here - if there were I'd be the king anyway. Bet I've asked some real doozies - :D

I was trying to remember how the sockets worked - man it's been a long time...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-20-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By DKheld
Ray - I'm betting from the closing "Yiasou" from...

Ray - I'm betting from the closing "Yiasou" from Chris - I'll say the case is for Baklava (or maybe Spanakopita) and the bag hides all the Ouzo :D
(just kidding of course)

Looking great !

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-20-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By DKheld
Here's what mine look...

Here's what mine look like......

https://storage03.dropshots.com/photos2/photos/260234/20060712/b_191036.jpg


(along with the old white Firestone floormats :D )

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-19-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By DKheld
Mine were probably dealer installed and are the...

Mine were probably dealer installed and are the ones that were in there when Dad bought it new.

They are mounted on the rear bolts for the front seats.

Brand is "Irving Air Chute" although they...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-31-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By DKheld
Funny - I went the opposite way and added...

Funny - I went the opposite way and added A/C.

This is a pic of the firewall before I cut out for the evaporator box (the arrows were just pointing out mounting holes). No cable coming out - the...
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