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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By redstangbob
I'd say you're OK if you don't pound on it too...

I'd say you're OK if you don't pound on it too hard. You know about the flexplate, right?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,765
Posted By redstangbob
I wrote an article for the VTCI on this a while...

I wrote an article for the VTCI on this a while ago. It's a lot to go through but take your time and I'm sure you'll figure it out. Good luck, Bob...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,058
Posted By redstangbob
To answer your 2 questions, You won't screw...

To answer your 2 questions, You won't screw anything up using type F. Drain your converter if you haven't done it yet and you'll be OK. I know Jim Wulf, and in fact he was my source for the exhaust...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-20-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,058
Posted By redstangbob
Chris, in short the safest fluid would be type F,...

Chris, in short the safest fluid would be type F, because you really don't know the history of the trans. I suggest you closely look at the governor while you have things on the bench, they can get...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-17-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,792
Posted By redstangbob
I'm pretty sure I used 10 quarts when I...

I'm pretty sure I used 10 quarts when I overhauled my 65 COM, that included the converter that I had drained. Look it up in your shop manual to be safe.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-14-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By redstangbob
;)Hydraulic wipers were standard on Thunderbird...

;)Hydraulic wipers were standard on Thunderbird from 1963 thru 1969. Steering pump pressure went from the pump to the steering box, the return then went to the wiper motor and then back to the pump...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By redstangbob
Your temp is a bit high, it should run right in...

Your temp is a bit high, it should run right in the middle of the 'M'. You should verify the accuracy of the gauge first before 'fixing' anything:cool: With the car at operating temp, check the water...
Forum: FE Engines 03-12-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,777
Posted By redstangbob
The plate attached to the intake manifold is held...

The plate attached to the intake manifold is held on with drive screws http://www.fastenal.com/web/products/detail.ex?sku=32213 They can be backed out with a chisel or a slot cut for a...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By redstangbob
Cleaning the block and replacing the core plugs...

Cleaning the block and replacing the core plugs are both worth while things to do, but as to the steaming it's pretty straight forward. The coolant level is to be at the baffle in the expansion tank,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By redstangbob
Check out Kevin's site ...

Check out Kevin's site http://www.kevinstang.com/Ninecase.htm bearings are mentioned in the housing and bearing section. Good luck, Bob C
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-11-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By redstangbob
In short yes. The first consecutive number for a...

In short yes. The first consecutive number for a model year is 100001, that doesn't work for all Fords, or the 2 seat Tbirds. The number and build date are 'scheduled' and not exact dates...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-09-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By redstangbob
I'd suggest you contact and join your local Tbird...

I'd suggest you contact and join your local Tbird club http://clubs.hemmings.com/frameset.cfm?club=azvtc Then get an original factory spec manual from the VTCI ...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-07-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By redstangbob
If I can add a bit to this, you've already found...

If I can add a bit to this, you've already found the electronics is the sequential turn system, or at least 3 parts of it. The square cover with the cable going through it is just a pass through for...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-04-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By redstangbob
If there's an antenna relay, I've never seen it....

If there's an antenna relay, I've never seen it. The antenna is fairly easy to get to by removing the right rear inner fender.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 03-03-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By redstangbob
There's been some changes made by a PO, the wire...

There's been some changes made by a PO, the wire colors for your radio power are yellow/black and green/red, both are male connectors in the radio side of the harness ( one plug 2 wires). One powers...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-16-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,834
Posted By redstangbob
I would have thought the 3066th car would have...

I would have thought the 3066th car would have been built earlier than Sept 25. JMO Bob C
Forum: New Members Welcoming 02-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,137
Posted By redstangbob
Welcome Bill, nice to see you over here.

Welcome Bill, nice to see you over here.
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 02-14-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,391
Posted By redstangbob
If I'm not mistaken, the first car in line is...

If I'm not mistaken, the first car in line is Larry's. I took this at the 55th T-bird reunion at Ford World HQ in 2010. It was cool....298 T-birds from all over the...
Forum: 1958 T0 1960 Squarebirds - Disc Brake Conversion 02-13-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,391
Posted By redstangbob
I see Larry Seyfarth regularly, I'll ask him and...

I see Larry Seyfarth regularly, I'll ask him and post back.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-13-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By redstangbob
I bet with a little work you could fashion a...

I bet with a little work you could fashion a manual choke cable to do the trick, although it seems like every time I search Craigs list someone is parting out another T-bird . As for the manuals, the...
Forum: FE Engines 02-11-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,936
Posted By redstangbob
The assembly date stamp would have been used at...

The assembly date stamp would have been used at least into the 67-68 model year when the fed asked for the vin to be stamped in the engine. I've seen lots of flairbirds with the assy number stamped...
Forum: FE Engines 02-10-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,936
Posted By redstangbob
It looks like the fuel line from the pump to the...

It looks like the fuel line from the pump to the carb has been cut up and a piece of rubber line installed. That should be replaced. The old 4100 carb is looking nasty!! If you don't want to put a...
Forum: FE Engines 02-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,308
Posted By redstangbob
My PM to Dave was in hopes that guys following...

My PM to Dave was in hopes that guys following along would not get confused about what block Dave had sourced for this build. By looking at the pictures on Dave's site it's clear this is a low...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-04-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By redstangbob
Thanks to a squarebirds member, I need to correct...

Thanks to a squarebirds member, I need to correct my earlier post. There was a rubber part called 'evaporator drain trap' I have never seen one being reproduced. Looking in a different volume of the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 02-04-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By redstangbob
Yup, they go in first and are a bit stiff going...

Yup, they go in first and are a bit stiff going in. I started them with my thumb then finished with a screwdriver handle. You want the scripts to stay put. Good luck, Bob C
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