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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-18-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Your concern as you have presented is not valid,...

Your concern as you have presented is not valid, as solely this engine capacity change is not so great as to be beyond the capability of this carburetor to compensate.

The real issue affecting...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By pbf777
To bad, DANA product that is manufactured in...

To bad, DANA product that is manufactured in India. Probably a "buy-out" product, perhaps the same "stuff" as Yukon. :(

Scott.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By pbf777
In the document illustrating potential witness...

In the document illustrating potential witness patterns one may encounter please note the terms utilized: "typical", but also not limited to, and "desirable", but also not necessarily attainable. ...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By pbf777
First allow me to restate the following: ...

First allow me to restate the following:



Understanding the above, and my understanding that you are working with a new gear set (vs. used), if I were the one, I would want to see the pattern,...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By pbf777
One would generally be advised in the rebuilding...

One would generally be advised in the rebuilding process to return the ring & pinion relationship to the "as was" positions, not attempting to change from the familiarized wear patterns present....
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By pbf777
As I recall, apparently, there have been...

As I recall, apparently, there have been different length and configuration pushrods over the years in the MEL 430 engines:
1958-63 was 4.875" (+/-)
1963-65 was 4.812" (+/-), length also...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-20-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By pbf777
The camshaft listed would make a fine stock...

The camshaft listed would make a fine stock replacement unit, but perhaps, if one wishes a bit more spirited ride, may find it somewhat boring. :(

Assuming your vehicle is currently of a stock...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By pbf777
Unfortunately, this is another instance where due...

Unfortunately, this is another instance where due to product being produced overseas by individuals with no concern for the quality or repercussions due to a marketing strategy of: "make-it-cheap,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By pbf777
The loosening of a singular fastener on the cast...

The loosening of a singular fastener on the cast iron(?) intake manifold and cylinder heads, and then re-torquing, in of its' self should not cause any concern, as the components and engineering...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-23-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By pbf777
Yes, for the "F" - Series trucks, late 60's &...

Yes, for the "F" - Series trucks, late 60's & early 70's w/ the FE engine; to allow the oil filter to clear & provide better access from the frame cross member which passes under the engine.

...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-13-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By pbf777
That really wasn't intended as a question, my...

That really wasn't intended as a question, my punctuation failure. :rolleyes:

But, thank you for the additional insight though. :)

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By pbf777
HEAR,HEAR! :D If I may point out, I...

HEAR,HEAR! :D

If I may point out, I think the discussion has missed the original intention or perhaps the obvious.

I believe the point of soaking the o-rings prior to installation...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-06-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By pbf777
Yes, the proper installation of an appropriate...

Yes, the proper installation of an appropriate oil cooler will aid in reducing the overall temperature of an engine; but, is this the correct procedure in addressing the coolant temp gauge that...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,777
Posted By pbf777
The carburetor spacer pictured appears to be for...

The carburetor spacer pictured appears to be for the "spread-bore" carburetor to "square-bore" manifold (as installed) adaption applications, and should not be used in this instance.

If you...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-29-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
OH,............ BOY. :rolleyes: ...

OH,............ BOY. :rolleyes:




I know,............I promised!;)



Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
O.K. ............Lets say, there are two really...

O.K. ............Lets say, there are two really big rock boulders :rolleyes: in front of you, one is made-up of granite, the other of sandstone; someone hands you a five pound hammer, and challenges...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Perhaps you would explain what you referenced and...

Perhaps you would explain what you referenced and how you measured. Also some research can provide the proper reference values for comparison.



This was and inquiry previously, as if the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Actually, in this application (but which will...

Actually, in this application (but which will also include most S.B.F., 335's, 385's & others), the plates that I have encountered often are of cast material, most likely described as of an iron...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
And, in regards to the possible vertical...

And, in regards to the possible vertical displacement posibilities, to long or deep is the other possibility. This causes the distributor gear to bottom-out against the register in the block, which...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Answer: YES! :D Scott.

Answer: YES! :D

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
I was attempting to describe a possible result...

I was attempting to describe a possible result (relevant in the discussion) in the scenario of one failing in the proper assembly of components, not a normal function as the result of intended...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-27-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By pbf777
With further research one will find many...

With further research one will find many vehicles, particularly those equipt with automatics, of the 1960's and up, will have the two piece slip steel tube with an elastomer sleeve joining them...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Really, are you sure?! Particularly, at the...

Really, are you sure?! Particularly, at the point of the lifter barrels/body being engaged by an adjacent cam lobe (which, I have witnessed more than once)? :rolleyes:



Generally, metal...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,816
Posted By pbf777
Something one may check prior to disassembly is...

Something one may check prior to disassembly is for excessive camshaft end thrust, as this movement, if excessive, may also account for such gear breakage.

Take a long rigid flat blade...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-22-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By pbf777
I would have to recommend, one to follow the...

I would have to recommend, one to follow the O.E.M.'s alignment specifications, as the real engineers set forth these specifications with the considerations of the engineering at hand, and not just...
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