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Forum: Anything Goes! 07-23-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Penelope
There are also very good and can come with a...

There are also very good and can come with a trickle feed for your battery. They aren't that expensive and I think they would be a good investment especially for high end...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-23-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Penelope
I believe its a two fold switch, cut power to the...

I believe its a two fold switch, cut power to the engine and release the extinguisher contents. Red is usually fire and a blue triangle is usually power, but they can be dual purpose.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-28-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By Penelope
I had an issue with my 60 on the drivers side...

I had an issue with my 60 on the drivers side rear that only became apparent after it warmed up as well. After a lot of mucking around chasing phantoms it turned out to be a wheel bearing that let go...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-26-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Penelope
I run Evans WC in both my birds now, they both...

I run Evans WC in both my birds now, they both have aftermarket AC fitted and this has stopped the overheating issues. I did flush the blocks and radiators with a 2 part solution we can get here in...
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 06-26-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Penelope
Hi Ray, she is looking for one preferably on the...

Hi Ray, she is looking for one preferably on the west coast , desert states and she will ship to Oz. Turquoise would be nice.... and yes a 352 is preferred.

Thanks Ray!
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 06-26-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Penelope
Looking for a clean 59

Hi all, someone I know over here in Oz is looking for a rust free 59. Budget is unknown at this stage but if you know of any for sale please PM me. Thank you
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By Penelope
The bloodhound strikes again ! Come to think of...

The bloodhound strikes again ! Come to think of it Ray, I'm after a money tree - go to it!
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Penelope
Ha ha cheers Chris and thanks for the welcome...

Ha ha cheers Chris and thanks for the welcome back. She should arrive in OZ around November(ish) . We will get her ready for rego first, then proceed with modifications with air bags, engines etc...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-07-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Penelope
Cheers Dan, here are some photo's of it. Phil,...

Cheers Dan, here are some photo's of it.

Phil, all clear on the asbestos front, brakes are new and there is no other asbestos in the vehicle, and i have a clearance certificate :D.
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-06-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Penelope
As a final chapter to this story, we are now home...

As a final chapter to this story, we are now home and , sadly, back at work after a full 6 weeks of coast to coast USA. What a trip! From the solemn monument that is Ground Zero to the fabulous time...
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-13-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Penelope
Our thanks

Let me start by saying that Ray has always impressed me with the way he selflessly helps everyone. It was no different on our visit to San Antonio, which is the most beautiful city we have visited...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Penelope
Thunderbirds...

And this is the reason for my handle on here, and why my license plates are :

Rgo and Argo

For those of you in the States / Canada if you haven't seen the series, the catch cry was:

"Thunderbirds...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-26-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Penelope
Cheers for the suggestions guys, one weekend when...

Cheers for the suggestions guys, one weekend when Wyldie and I get some time, we are going to try and replicate the problem so that we know exactly what we are dealing with. Much easier to diagnose...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Penelope
Thanks Dave, I will give this a try and let you...

Thanks Dave, I will give this a try and let you know the outcome.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Penelope
Thank you guys, I'm not running the Pertronix on...

Thank you guys, I'm not running the Pertronix on this one....yet... and I have swapped coils as that was my first "unqualified" thought. As Michael (Wyldie) knows, auto electrics is all voodoo to me...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Penelope
Engine cut out

A couple of weekends ago I took one of my T-Birds for a long drive to a car show. The weather was hot, and the entry line to get in was long as usual. Bottom line is the engine cut out. Temperature...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-22-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Penelope
I'm not much of an engineer but my guess would be...

I'm not much of an engineer but my guess would be a whole lot of metal fab, including filling up holes in the block and drilling / tapping new ones OR in the heads maybe, and if thats the way they...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Penelope
Hi Tom, I think that Holden sedan is a HG as the...

Hi Tom, I think that Holden sedan is a HG as the HK had a metal grille, and that one is plastic (I think). Looked to be a great day though! Was that a small photo bomb in the same shot by a 250...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-18-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Penelope
Aint no holding you back Ray! Sniffed another one...

Aint no holding you back Ray! Sniffed another one out, great work and I cant wait to hear from Walter. I am currently winning the bid on an old gas pump sign with 1 day to go.
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-15-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Penelope
Dan, our resident sniffer dog, yellowrose has...

Dan, our resident sniffer dog, yellowrose has been on the trail as well, and he is drawing a blank on company info as well so we are reliant on someone remembering it.

He has found a gas globe (used...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-14-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Penelope
Thunderbird Gasoline Company

I stumbled across this sign on flea bay and whilst I am sure its a reproduction, it has a date (1959) on it which would be unusual touch for a repro.

I tried to do some research on the interwebs,...
Forum: Anything Goes! 01-12-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Penelope
Thank you all, its a labor of love no doubting...

Thank you all, its a labor of love no doubting that. Collected and picked from all over Australia and the US. Eric, the older of the spark plug testers I got from Detroit. Nearly everything works,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-11-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,807
Posted By Penelope
[QUOTE=Dan Leavens;113095]Bill glad to see that...

[QUOTE=Dan Leavens;113095]Bill glad to see that you sold them and recovered some$$]

Wish I did Dan, one of the neighbours friends was visiting for the wedding the T-Birds did, so I ended up giving...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-09-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,807
Posted By Penelope
As an update, my headers have headed off to the...

As an update, my headers have headed off to the land of the long white cloud (North Island sorry Tom) to be fitted to a Mercury Cougar that doesn't have a steering box in the way.

I am told they fit...
Forum: Our Rides 01-09-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Penelope
Cheers Tom, and we were invaded by Kiwi's for the...

Cheers Tom, and we were invaded by Kiwi's for the wedding as our neighbours are ex North Island (Hastings). There were about 20 Kiwi's there from both islands.

Couldn't talk any of them into...
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