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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 404
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Not sure on overall diameter but may have been...

Not sure on overall diameter but may have been used on wheel covers . ( spinner wheel covers )
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-19-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 63
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Hard to find and very expensive if you do find...

Hard to find and very expensive if you do find one. I would recommend a flipper tray to use for metal parts to repair a package tray if that is what is needed . A body man with good metal skills is...
Forum: Our Rides 10-15-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Gorgeous , like it just rolled of the factory...

Gorgeous , like it just rolled of the factory floor at Wixom .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Have one just like it . Lift the lever up...

Have one just like it . Lift the lever up slightly to release it from the lower skirt lip and move inward slightly and lower . Skirt is now free to lower and out .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 312
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
The front looks good, Just not the rear bottom ....

The front looks good, Just not the rear bottom . Is the pin lined up and in the skirt hole ? Thought you had a hard top Kirsten ?
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Looking at the electrical schematics, all power...

Looking at the electrical schematics, all power going through the inline fuse for dash lights comes through / from the rheostat .
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 364
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
If your indicator light works on one side and not...

If your indicator light works on one side and not the other side , keep in mind that the signal , after the relay goes through the signal switch on your steering column , so if one side works and...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 364
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Mike: Make sure that your four way " emergency...

Mike: Make sure that your four way " emergency flasher switch on overhead console is not on . The two relays in the trunk , next to the sequential package are known to go bad due to moisture .
Also,...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 364
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
John, on the '66 models they started to attach a...

John, on the '66 models they started to attach a ground wire from one of the fender mounting bolts to the inside of the engine bay just inside the hole of the inner fender and then grounded with a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
That seems like a heavy oil for a 390 , more like...

That seems like a heavy oil for a 390 , more like motor cycle oil . Why not go down to 10W30 or 15W40 at most .

On our 390 ( '66 Bird) we use 10W30 and pressure is immediate and then slightly drops...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-28-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
How many would you want , have lot of them. FREE,...

How many would you want , have lot of them. FREE, you pay shipping .

btw. If spring is not installed under tension when fully up, the spring can fall of and could by laying in the bottom of the door...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-27-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
If Carl does not have them, this may be a long...

If Carl does not have them, this may be a long shot but try ebay item # 401595169085 . He has listed the side latches from the lid and the safety latch item . He could possibly have the parts you...
Forum: Our Rides 09-10-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Prime picture candidates for next years calendar...

Prime picture candidates for next years calendar Ray.
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-10-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
That hood emblem looks like mid 50's Buick .

That hood emblem looks like mid 50's Buick .
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 30,393
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Seem to remember something with this load...

Seem to remember something with this load requirement being an exception . Went to enquire about new springs at Special Interest autos years ago for our '66 and the owner had two NOS sets . One had...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-05-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
The motorcycle boys like to use " Autosol "...

The motorcycle boys like to use " Autosol " which can be found in a lot of stores with auto aftermarket / cleaner goods etc. Comes in a tube and is a lot like toothpaste .
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-02-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,574
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Mariner turquoise metallic, code 2 on the '66...

Mariner turquoise metallic, code 2 on the '66 colour chart .
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-02-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,574
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Dan: As you know, if you don't use it, you lose...

Dan: As you know, if you don't use it, you lose it . So I ( Martin ) drive it all the time to cruise nights and the like . This car just floats down the road . Other times I will take the '58 or the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Great looking convertible , but, why the left...

Great looking convertible , but, why the left side antenna . A/C and Heater knobs on the console ( no A/C in car ) . Also forgot two hood bumpers, grounding clip , and replacement dash 60 style . The...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-25-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
I would call it a '59 with '60 door panels .

I would call it a '59 with '60 door panels .
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-20-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
And very desirable John . Also, the wheel covers...

And very desirable John . Also, the wheel covers look like '63 .
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-20-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
1958/59 exterior mirror

Selling my spare mirror .

This unit has a NOS " protect-o-ring " head and mirror with a " used " base and spacer . The base is decent with age and light pitting but is a " fomoco ' scripted base ....
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-20-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Tail Light Lenses

Clearing out parts:

One 1960 tail light lens ( all red ), ford script , FTRST 60, NOS.

2 off, 1958/59 NOS tail light lenses , ford script , B8S013450-A1
with NOS chrome sleeves . ( all in very...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
Spring has to load up on the way down and unload...

Spring has to load up on the way down and unload on the way up . this equalized the motor load up and down for weight of the window . I put my regulator in the visa, run the motor and bring the...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 08-17-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By OUR5T8BIRD
One set of '58 covers is SOLD .

One set of '58 covers is SOLD .
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