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Forum: Anything Goes! 07-11-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,192
Posted By lexdownunder
lexdownunder & Combating Prostate Cancer

I was happy that after 12 months there had been 1900 views of my original post.

It's now been almost two years since that post & now it has had more than 6600 views.

I am overjoyed that my post is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-05-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By lexdownunder
Disk brake conversion problem

Hi Boris

ABS 8" booster & dual m/c (disc/drum) ABS Stock No 9787, Item No 270556931229.
This booster/m/c is designed for the '59 TBird with a/con.
It comes complete with the bracket & is set to the...
Forum: Anything Goes! 04-18-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By lexdownunder
Hi Guys I didn't mean to alarm anyone that I am...

Hi Guys

I didn't mean to alarm anyone that I am having health problems and thank you all for your good wishes.

I would just like to let you all know though that there is nothing sinister going on...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By lexdownunder
No Spark

All fixed & running beautifully.
It was the small ground strap that connects from the sliding points plate to the distributor case had come loose.
While I was at it, cleaned & reset the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By lexdownunder
No Spark

Hi Guys

I haven't used the TBird for a few weeks so went to fire it up today & go cruising but it was a "no go".

Motor turns as usual but no spark.

I had a local mobile auto electrician call in &...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-22-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By lexdownunder
Gee!! Some of you guys will be melting & some...

Gee!!
Some of you guys will be melting & some freezing.
Think I'd rather have the cold than really hot.
Western Australia was always hot on Christmas Day. Usually around 30 C/86 F to 34 C/93...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-22-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By lexdownunder
Such sad news Dan. Susan & I would like to...

Such sad news Dan.
Susan & I would like to express our sincere condolences to you & your family on the recent passing of your mother-in-law.
May you have some comfort in the knowledge that you are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By lexdownunder
Cigarette Lighter

Thanks Dave
All sorted. Was debris in the base. Works great now.

Cheers
Lex
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-20-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By lexdownunder
Cigarette Lighter

I am fairly sure that what I am asking here has been discussed before but on searching the TRL, I can't seem to find it.

On my '59, I have the original cigarette lighter holder & lighter which still...
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-16-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By lexdownunder
Hug The Ones You Love

This is a very sad post but one I believe should be told.

I have three daughters & a son from a previous marriage, all living in Western Australia but with whom I have regular contact.

Last month I...
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-04-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,192
Posted By lexdownunder
lexdownunder & Combating Prostate Cancer

Hi Fellow TBirders

It's now been just over 12 months since my original post & I'm happy that there has been more than 1900 views to date.

I haven't had many questions or feedback from members but...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,135
Posted By lexdownunder
That's fair comment Dave. I wasn't aware there...

That's fair comment Dave.
I wasn't aware there have been problems with ABS supplying incorrect items.
Nothing worse than receiving wrong parts.
Thanks for the "heads up".

Cheers
Lex
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-16-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,135
Posted By lexdownunder
Hi Richard I'm in Tasmania & have a '59 HT that...

Hi Richard

I'm in Tasmania & have a '59 HT that I converted to front disc brakes 3 years ago.
This was a bolt on option.

Below is a summary that I posted on this forum after completing the job. It...
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-09-2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By lexdownunder
Hi Dan Absolutely loved Canada & Alaska. Can't...

Hi Dan

Absolutely loved Canada & Alaska.
Can't wait to do it again but with more free time.

Here is copy of email I sent to Ray Clark yesterday.

Cheers
Lex
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-07-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By lexdownunder
Susan & I have been in Canada & Alaska for the...

Susan & I have been in Canada & Alaska for the past five weeks so have not been checking this website.
We were so shocked & saddened to read about the passing of Jed.

Jed was one of the respondents...
Forum: Anything Goes! 06-15-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,540
Posted By lexdownunder
That's a very well said post on facebook by Judie...

That's a very well said post on facebook by Judie Dietzler.

Like the old saying, "of all the parts that make up a car, it's still the nut behind the wheel that is the biggest problem".

Our thoughts...
Forum: Anything Goes! 03-20-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By lexdownunder
Ground Wires

Thank you Dave for posting this kind of information.

Understanding the technical details of electrics is like rocket science to me & I'm sure to many fellow TBirders.

While I understand the basics...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-25-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By lexdownunder
Booster Fit

Hi Ryan

A couple of years ago, I completed the front disc brake conversion on my '59 installing the ABS 8" booster & dual m/c (disc/drum).
As you will see in the copy of my thread below, the ABS...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-02-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,429
Posted By lexdownunder
Hi Chris My '59 TBird is LHD & has a full road...

Hi Chris

My '59 TBird is LHD & has a full road license.

I had the disc brake conversion done when I was living in Western Australia in 2012. There was no problem in W.A. doing the conversion.
I...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-02-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,429
Posted By lexdownunder
John Isn't it great when you realize that you...

John

Isn't it great when you realize that you aren't hallucinating after all.
I know that hallucinating feeling very well.
Last week, couldn't find my reading glasses anywhere.
Turned the house...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-01-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,429
Posted By lexdownunder
Hi Bill Looks like you are going the same route...

Hi Bill

Looks like you are going the same route I did when I did the disc brake conversion. Good selection!!!

I have re-posted below the thread that I submitted after my conversion.
I know it won't...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-21-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 669
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 72,744
Posted By lexdownunder
Happy Birthday Bill from us in Tasmania. 39C in...

Happy Birthday Bill from us in Tasmania.

39C in Western Australia today sure lends itself to some good drinking weather.
Have a drink for us Bill.

Hope to see you in Tassie some day!!!

Cheers...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By lexdownunder
Wishing all squarebird families a Very Merry...

Wishing all squarebird families a Very Merry Christmas & a Safe, Happy & Healthy New Year for 2016.
We know it has been a "not so good" year for some of our members in 2015 so our prayers & thoughts...
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-12-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,192
Posted By lexdownunder
lexdownunder & Combating Prostate Cancer

Hi Fellow TBirders

It's now been 3 months since my original post & I'm happy that there has been almost 450 views to date.
I haven't had any questions or feedback from members but if I have...
Forum: Anything Goes! 09-11-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,192
Posted By lexdownunder
lexdownunder & Combating Prostate Cancer

Many thanks to Jed, Joe & Dan for your remarks & encouragement.

Although replies to my post are only a few, it's great to see there has been over 100 views. That's not bad for a post that has only...
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