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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By blue62tbird
Well I finally got around to getting the fuel...

Well I finally got around to getting the fuel line issue resolved. I know the tank is full based how close the fuel was to the opening for the sending unit.
The gauge is reading close to half. I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
I will get one. I promise.

I will get one. I promise.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-05-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
I don't own one and don't know how to use it.

I don't own one and don't know how to use it.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
will note that the 62 owners manual for fuse for...

will note that the 62 owners manual for fuse for the instrument panel lights just says it is between said lights and the rheostat which is the black fuse terminal in the prev post link. I found mine...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
Hum, unless my new switch is bad, otherwise it is...

Hum, unless my new switch is bad, otherwise it is doing just what my old one was ding, working everything but the dash lights. I will replace the fuses and that black fuse holder.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
This pic has the black fuse holder, I found mine...

This pic has the black fuse holder, I found mine some time back, didn't know it was a dash light related item. See yellow...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
I found that inline fuse. It looks good. I...

I found that inline fuse. It looks good. I guess I can change the fuse. It is a fuse holder that is a terminal end. One wire going in, nothing comes out of it. I saw it on another post on some...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
other than the light switch and the gauges and...

other than the light switch and the gauges and wiring to them, should I look at anything else?
Like I said everything else that runs off the switch is working.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
For what it is worth anyone reading this, doing a...

For what it is worth anyone reading this, doing a light switch replacement on what I assume is the same for 61-63 you do not have to remove any of the gauges. There is space (opening) right under...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By blue62tbird
Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By blue62tbird
Was there a change in exhaust Mani mid 1962?

I thought I read that the exhaust manifolds changed mid 1962 for the Tbird? Is this true, if so what is the build date when it changed, if it even makes a diff.
When I get my gaskets redone,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By blue62tbird
I don't think it is spectra. I compared the...

I don't think it is spectra. I compared the units and the arm lengths were the same, travel of the arm seemed to be the same but I did not look that closely at it, i will when I pop it back open. I...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
what sucks, ha ha ha, I need reader glasses to...

what sucks, ha ha ha, I need reader glasses to see up close, looking under that dash is hard as hell, my readers don't do well
in those close quarters. Then through in all the diff color wires,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
All new switch, I used no old parts. I have read...

All new switch, I used no old parts. I have read that I should try to ground the gauges see if that works.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
temp gauge works, gas gauge was working with the...

temp gauge works, gas gauge was working with the new sending unit I had in it for a bit, see other thread on that one. Clock never worked, no idea if the radio has a back light.
With the old and...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By blue62tbird
Installed new light switch, still no gauge lights

I had no gauge lights. Installed new switch today, the light in the middle glove box works, the map light works, all exterior lights work.
Just no instruments cluster lights still. Checked fuses...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By blue62tbird
yea it is a 3/8 connector.

yea it is a 3/8 connector.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By blue62tbird
ok i can do that. I still can't think of a work...

ok i can do that. I still can't think of a work around for my hose connection issue. Will have to find something creative.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-29-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By blue62tbird
fuel tank sending unit install, nothing is easy

Well put in my new sending unit today. Just my luck the gas line to it has a small inside diameter line and wont fit the new unit as it needs a larger diameter hose. I was trying to find a fitting...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
"If you want to troubleshoot the horns you can do...

"If you want to troubleshoot the horns you can do it at the horn relay. Simply run a ground wire to the center terminal of the horn relay. A blue-yellow wire should be there."

When I do that, the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
It is about the horn. It worked, then seemed...

It is about the horn. It worked, then seemed when I drove it I recently it would get a few honks then nothing. It has been hot, I have some exhaust manifold gaskets that are bad so I thought the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
ok, searched here of all places. :) I found the...

ok, searched here of all places. :)
I found the relay is below volt reg, simple enough.
I saw an old post here about the steering column may have slipped down and that if I raise it that may be a...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
I assume the horns are not working due to a bad...

I assume the horns are not working due to a bad relay?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
cant just replace the horn relay?

cant just replace the horn relay?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By blue62tbird
Horn giving me a jolt

My horn on my 62 was working fine for some time. Noticed on a few HOT weather drives in the last month it would honk a few times then nothing. Yesterday I got a few then nothing. So I pressed...
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