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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By mh434
Thatís insane..

Thatís insane..
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By mh434
Questions.....only one really...... ......how...

Questions.....only one really......

......how insane do you have to be...?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-16-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By mh434
For that extra bit of go...

anyone care to give one of these a try...?

I'm surprised it didn't catch on

Jon
Forum: Ford News from Autoblog.com 01-15-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 25
Posted By mh434
A great driver and a thoroughly decent guy. Quiet...

A great driver and a thoroughly decent guy. Quiet and unassuming...I have a "Dan Gurney for President" sticker waiting to take pride of place when my bird is back on the road.

Jon
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-07-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By mh434
John Young RIP

There are very very few people I would label as a legend and hero. John Young was one of the few. Gemini, Apollo, walked on the moon and piloted the space shuttle...and he didnít shout about it.
RIP...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-22-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By mh434
Merry Christmas and a peaceful new year from...

Merry Christmas and a peaceful new year from darkest Hertfordshire

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-09-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By mh434
Hi Peter I did this very job last Saturday. The...

Hi Peter
I did this very job last Saturday. The front bolt is not too hard to get to but you need patience as you only get a couple of ratchet clicks of movement on the socket. The rear bolt is a bit...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-25-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By mh434
Thanks Pete Youíre not a million miles from me...

Thanks Pete

Youíre not a million miles from me and my mother lives just outside Lakenheath so Iím a regular visitor to your neck of the woods. Would be good to meet up sometime and compare...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-25-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By mh434
http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.ph...

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=21952

A few pics I took over Revival weekend. I received a nice reply from Bill Shepherd after I emailed him thanking him for bringing the car...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-17-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By mh434
jeeeeez, where do you even start with that...

jeeeeez, where do you even start with that abomination...?
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-17-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By mh434
Mine has an electric pump mounted on the side of...

Mine has an electric pump mounted on the side of the spare wheel well, just visible top left in the underside shot. I've not identified a make yet but it seems to do the trick even though it is a bit...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By mh434
Good grief, send me a few gallons Dave. Standard...

Good grief, send me a few gallons Dave. Standard unleaded over here is running about $6.85 / imperial gallon

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-14-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By mh434
Thunderbird at Goodwood Revival

Morning all

Goodwood, my spiritual home...!
Carl has posted a link to a youtube clip of this Nascar replica in the Anything goes section of the forum. Hope you don't mind me posting a few pics of it...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-13-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By mh434
I've got some stills from the weekend that I will...

I've got some stills from the weekend that I will post tomorrow.unfortunately it cooked its clutch during qualifying on Friday and had another issue on Sunday. I take my hat off to Bill Shepherd for...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-28-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By mh434
Looks like I missed a good show there....must...

Looks like I missed a good show there....must make a note for next year..

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By mh434
Dave I looked at the wiring diagram, I think I...

Dave

I looked at the wiring diagram, I think I may have misunderstood your previous post though. The way I read it was that the green wire from the resistor should go to the brake light switch. As...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-20-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By mh434
Had another look and the green wire from the...

Had another look and the green wire from the ballast resistor doesn't go to the brake light switch, it disappears into the loom. No doubt things will become clearer at some point..!

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By mh434
Dave it looks like the speedo drive cable...

Dave
it looks like the speedo drive cable connects into and out of it. one end of the cable goes trough the bulkhead, and the other dives down towards the transmission. I didn't have time to get...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-19-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By mh434
Identify this

Morning all
Hoping one of you chaps might be able to identify this strange thing. it sits on a very substantial bracket next to the steering box. looks like the speedo drive goes in and out of it,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By mh434
Ahem....I think you will find that we drive on...

Ahem....I think you will find that we drive on the right side, ...by which I mean the left side..... :p
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-15-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,718
Posted By mh434
A bit of early morning youtubing and I came...

A bit of early morning youtubing and I came across this 1960 with portholes. May be of use

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIHDu5vMHds

Jon
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By mh434
Talking I may have just disproved my own theory in record...

I may have just disproved my own theory in record time. This is a grab from a short video I took when I went to look at the car. Brakes are on, both sets of outer lamps are lit. Am I correct in...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By mh434
Dave Just a thought on the non standard brake...

Dave

Just a thought on the non standard brake light wiring. In the UK I believe its illegal to have combined stop and turn indicators (no doubt others will be more knowledgeable), so possibly the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-13-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By mh434
Dave I need to have another look and do a bit of...

Dave

I need to have another look and do a bit of tracing. In the picture the AC hose is right in the way..!! The green wire from the resistor either goes under the hose and into the taped up section...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-09-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By mh434
With the air filter on you cant even see it so I...

With the air filter on you cant even see it so I doubt that anyone would have picked it up. I had a look back through some of the earlier photos I took last night and there on the original manifold...
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