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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,733
Posted By StealthSRT10
Trust me i looked into that. unfortunately i do...

Trust me i looked into that. unfortunately i do not have that much free time anymore. also the extra cost. i know there are cheap ways of doing it. I am also buying a house and will have to move and...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,733
Posted By StealthSRT10
troubleshooting time

New engine installed and everything hooked back up.

Went to fire it up and turned a few times getting slower and slower until it stopped. Turned the key again and saw a little smoke from the right...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-12-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By StealthSRT10
i vote both come out

I have had mine out about 3 or 4 times in the last 2 years. first time i did them separate. But i take the both out now. but the leveler is almost required and 2 people makes it crazy easier. also i...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By StealthSRT10
I dont have pictures but mine were just bolted...

I dont have pictures but mine were just bolted through the floor on both sides. But i removed the front belts since the latch wouldnt close to hold them.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By StealthSRT10
thats crazy i stripped my bird all the way down...

thats crazy i stripped my bird all the way down before but dont remember seeing those. Learn something new every day
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-05-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,733
Posted By StealthSRT10
Well i finally got the rebuilt engine back into...

Well i finally got the rebuilt engine back into the car. So hopefully over the next few weeks i can get all the little things back together.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By StealthSRT10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEVKMXd9PyM Link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEVKMXd9PyM

Link to exhaust after cam
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By StealthSRT10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEia4T4EAlY Link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEia4T4EAlY

Link to video of exhaust before the cam but still side exit.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-22-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By StealthSRT10
I did mine like that first. Exit before tire....

I did mine like that first. Exit before tire. Looked good sounded good. Only issue i had and it might not be one for you but i had to flip my rear shackels so that the pipes didnt hit ground when...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-26-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By StealthSRT10
Comp cams doesnt make a cam for the pre 1965...

Comp cams doesnt make a cam for the pre 1965 block with the buttom. I know because i had to get a later engine. I would suggest you look it up for yourself but thats why i didnt rebuild my 1959 352...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-18-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,733
Posted By StealthSRT10
Update and interesting info

So i now have a freshly rebuilt 390 assembled with my edelbrock performer intake that i ported. I am going to drop the exhaust manifolds off at the shop so that i can get them machined. i also...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 30,947
Posted By StealthSRT10
I bought them from larrys tbirds. Not saying that...

I bought them from larrys tbirds. Not saying that there was anything wrong with them. And he offered to take a return but shipping them back would have cost almost as much as the springs themself. I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 30,947
Posted By StealthSRT10
fair warning! count how many leafs you have...

fair warning! count how many leafs you have currently and how many the new ones come with. I bought some new leaf springs thinking it would fix my sagging problem and it actually made it worse. The...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By StealthSRT10
I have used a few different brands over the years...

I have used a few different brands over the years and never really noticed a difference. And i have the edge cts monitor that i can actually check things and watch.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-23-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By StealthSRT10
So i installed a comp cams 265DEH in mine...

So i installed a comp cams 265DEH in mine before.
It sounded so amazing. It was only a step up from the towing cam so nothing crazy. your manifold vacuum will go down some but if you still have the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By StealthSRT10
I have found a repetuable shop in Ft Worth that...

I have found a repetuable shop in Ft Worth that will rebuild my COM. so i will be going that route.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By StealthSRT10
I have gotten quoted $600 to $1200 depending on...

I have gotten quoted $600 to $1200 depending on what parts it may need. With it out of the car. I am deffinatly going to roll the dice and hope its closer to the $600 side. I dont have any metal...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By StealthSRT10
Found...

Found it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB2bvpkYzJc

americanshifter.com
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By StealthSRT10
man i was reading this and was hoping someone...

man i was reading this and was hoping someone answered that last question.
thinking about center shifter as well.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By StealthSRT10
I am pretty handy but transmission is not...

I am pretty handy but transmission is not something that i want to try and have to take back out of the car.
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-23-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By StealthSRT10
352 parts for sale

If you dont see it listed just ask and i might have it.

Truck oil pan
Truck Manifolds
Flywheel and clutch for manual trans
Manual trans bellhousing
4 blade fan with large factory spacer
2 barrel...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By StealthSRT10
Thank you very much i appreciate the helpful...

Thank you very much i appreciate the helpful response. would you shoot me a pm with a round a bout amount that it ran you to rebuild.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By StealthSRT10
Cruise-o-matic rebuild

I emailed Broader Performance this morning because i read in a few places online they do good work on the older com transmissions.

Has anyone had their COM rebuilt before in texas? Im willing to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By StealthSRT10
another c6 transmission swap question

I was lucky enough to pick up a fresh 390 short block yesterday for $500. Now the question is do i buy a new c6 to go with it. My cruise o matic leaks like a sive and wont shift into third unless it...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By StealthSRT10
I also went to the biggest flex fan i could get....

I also went to the biggest flex fan i could get. Living in houston there is always heat and traffic. it defiantly moves more air.

Flex-a-lite (4817) 17 7-Leg Belt Driven Flex Fan,...
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