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Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 01-17-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By DKheld
Great info Dave - I've heard more than one person...

Great info Dave - I've heard more than one person complain that the AGM batts aren't any better than standard batteries. That coming from folks who have installed them in their classic car.

Our 08...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-17-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By DKheld
Like all good inventions that would make a...

Like all good inventions that would make a difference in how much petroleum is consumed world wide - it was squashed by "big business" (aka - I see a big payout to the inventor to discontinue...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 01-13-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By DKheld
That looks like a nice one. Even the tabs for the...

That looks like a nice one. Even the tabs for the 4100 carb on the bottom of the housing are still in place. Looks very similar in condition to the one I bought. I media blasted and painted mine -...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-13-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By DKheld
I use the WIX 42051 or Fram CA154 which you can...

I use the WIX 42051 or Fram CA154 which you can still buy here in the US. I was always surprised that the filters were not discontinued. I guess those filters fit many cleaners even though the air...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-12-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By DKheld
Not sure this pic of a heater control out of a...

Not sure this pic of a heater control out of a '58 will help but here goes.

https://storage04.dropshots.com/photos7000/photos/260234/20180112/b_114602.jpg

Of course in the pic the control is upside...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-12-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By DKheld
Very cool! Love the old Champion cleaner,...

Very cool!

Love the old Champion cleaner, tester, clock, display. (back in the day when folks used to try to fix things rather than just replace them and throw the old ones out)

That "Off Road"...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-12-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By DKheld
The "heavy duty" replacement rear shocks for Land...

The "heavy duty" replacement rear shocks for Land Rovers that Dave found really helped the stability and ride on the rear of my car and I mean a HUGE difference.

Maybe that would be something you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-28-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 687
Posted By DKheld
Ray, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you...

Ray,

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you !!!!!!

Very interesting - should have known if there was a glitch it would be with my car - it seems to be a "malfunction magnet".

Hummm - wonder if that...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By DKheld
First of all - Welcome !!! Now the bad news - as...

First of all - Welcome !!!

Now the bad news - as far as I know the fuel filter for the Ford 4100 carb used on the 352 (and probably others) is not available new any longer. Probably could find a NOS...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-22-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By DKheld
Ooops - looks like you've already found one - was...

Ooops - looks like you've already found one - was going to suggest checking with Carl Heller ( partsetal ) here on the forum - he has lots of Squarebird parts reasonably priced.

Bet Carl could help...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,476
Posted By DKheld
X2 on the color combo - boy - somebody is going...

X2 on the color combo - boy - somebody is going to have a nice present under the Christmas tree - wish it were me but I'm on the naughty list so can't be mine - :D

Sorry it took so long to get this...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-19-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By DKheld
Interesting - never realized the horns were...

Interesting - never realized the horns were mounted in a different position on the earlier cars.

Martin has the official word (cool - thanks Martin) but I think they actually moved them so that they...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By DKheld
Great info Kim and Theo! Thanks Ray for putting...

Great info Kim and Theo!

Thanks Ray for putting it in the TRL.

Those knobs on the adjustment stem are a real bugger as mentioned. I sometimes wonder if Borg put some type of Loctite on the knob....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-27-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By DKheld
OEM on the way...

OEM on the way out
https://storage03.dropshots.com/photos300/photos/260234/20130518/b_104254.jpg

I bought one that was rebuilt and by the time I got it installed it had been sitting 5-6...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-25-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By DKheld
Another thread I had missed - sorry Jon - but...

Another thread I had missed - sorry Jon - but thanks for posting the link and pics. Very envious that you were able to see and hear the car "in person".

Wowzers - have a look at that massive front...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-24-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By DKheld
Very nice car Nyles - thanks for the video's...

Very nice car Nyles - thanks for the video's Randy.

Heh - thought my Tbird was the only one that whistled on the motorway. :D

Eric

(sorry about the late post - just catching up - been out of the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-24-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By DKheld
Been out of the loop for a while and catching up...

Been out of the loop for a while and catching up on some reading.

THANKS CARL !!!!!

Went to the Bill Shepherd Mustang Facebook page but couldn't get much info on the drive train. I don't do...
Forum: 1957 To 1969 Full Size Fords - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By DKheld
19 cars - WOW- no wonder you don't get on the...

19 cars - WOW- no wonder you don't get on the forum very often.
That Galaxie sounds like a fun street project. Wish I had the nerve to go that route with my Tbird.

Thanks for the pics !!
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By DKheld
Lots of variables but it should - don't think I...

Lots of variables but it should - don't think I would risk it though.

The MG's I work on have the same style system as the Tbird. 4 wheel drum back to a single line master cyl. When MG switched to...
Forum: Golde Top (Sunroof) Forum 10-21-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By DKheld
Golde Top - top only

Wasn't sure this would get noticed in the "for sale" section and since it pertains to the Gold Top only- thought I would post it here.

No affiliation - just happened to see it when searching...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-18-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By DKheld
Very much agree Dan. Can't wait for the new...

Very much agree Dan.

Can't wait for the new calendar.

Eric
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-18-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By DKheld
That would be a really tough choice. I'd need to...

That would be a really tough choice.

I'd need to drive them to decide - to be one of my favorites it has to drive as nice as it looks. Never driven a baby Bird but like the looks. A '64 is near the...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 10-18-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By DKheld
The paint peel around the data plate sort of...

The paint peel around the data plate sort of makes me suspicious about the original paint claim - could be - but I'm probably being overly cautious.

Only reason I noticed it is that the paint...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-16-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By DKheld
The MGA has rubber hangers/isolators for the...

The MGA has rubber hangers/isolators for the exhaust.
Had the old ones laying about.
Installed an old one between the new fuel pump and frame to try and dampen the fuel pump sound.
Helped quite a bit...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-16-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By DKheld
Hope to hear from you often. Definitely a great...

Hope to hear from you often. Definitely a great bunch of folks on this forum and we were lucky to have your Dad as part of it. I'm sure we'll be saying the same of you.

I was about to suggest that...
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