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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,666
Posted By tbird430
Exclamation Where is Anders in all of this rear 1958 axle...

Where is Anders in all of this rear 1958 axle talk??

I remember he really tore down & diagnosed his '58 Bird a few years ago. He even custom made 2-3 sets of bushings!! Until he got the right...
Forum: Our Rides 07-14-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Always loved the 2-tones... :cool: -Jon in TX.

Always loved the 2-tones...
:cool:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: Our Rides 07-14-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By tbird430
Red face Very rare Bird indeed. She needs to ditch the...

Very rare Bird indeed.

She needs to ditch the NON-Original wheels & add a set of correct '58 wheel covers...

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-14-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By tbird430
Exclamation The accelerator pedal rod grommet is the "mystery...

The accelerator pedal rod grommet is the "mystery one"... :confused:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-14-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By tbird430
Lightbulb Bend the tabs or "teeth" as I call them, back out...

Bend the tabs or "teeth" as I call them, back out some. Also try using a file on the points. This will help to give them a better "bite" inside the steel wheel.

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,077
Posted By tbird430
Lightbulb Inspect & test your distributor mechanical &...

Inspect & test your distributor mechanical & vacuum advances on this 430cid as well....

-Jon in TX.
Forum: Anything Goes! 10-01-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,808
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Very nice... :cool:

Very nice... :cool:
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,820
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up I think I like that color... :cool: -Jon in TX.

I think I like that color... :cool:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: New Members Welcoming 10-01-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Welcome Chase. Any pics of this '58 model? -Jon...

Welcome Chase. Any pics of this '58 model?

-Jon in Wichita Falls, TX.
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 10-01-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,488
Posted By tbird430
Arrow Side note, I've only seen Carter AFB carbs on the...

Side note, I've only seen Carter AFB carbs on the 383-410-430 engines too.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-25-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By tbird430
Since I started my T-bird "dry", I went with the...

Since I started my T-bird "dry", I went with the Ford extended life "gold" coolant they used in the 2005-2012-ish diesel trucks & distilled water.

So far so good. :)

-Jon in TX.
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-25-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Welcome to the site Charles... :cool: -Jon in...

Welcome to the site Charles... :cool:

-Jon in Wichita Falls, TX.
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-10-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up WOW!! Another RARE '58 and across the "big pond"...

WOW!! Another RARE '58 and across the "big pond" at that!!

Welcome aboard sir... :)

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-10-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,547
Posted By tbird430
Post In my 430cid '60 model, I also run a product...

In my 430cid '60 model, I also run a product called "Water Wetter". It mixes in with coolant/distilled water mixture. It helps to prevent hot spots & heat soak. :cool:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: New Members Welcoming 08-06-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Another rare '58. Please post up some pics when...

Another rare '58. Please post up some pics when you have the time Steve?

-Jon down in TX.
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-06-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Will do. ;) -Jon in TX.

Will do. ;)

-Jon in TX.
Forum: Anything Goes! 08-06-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By tbird430
Unhappy This is a very sad reading... :( Jed helped me...

This is a very sad reading... :(

Jed helped me get into this Squarebird hobby many years ago, back in the early 1990's when I first bought my '60 T-Bird.

He will be missed sorely back here on...
Forum: Our Rides 08-06-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up A great looking '59 soft-top, with RARE '58 wheel...

A great looking '59 soft-top, with RARE '58 wheel covers? ;)

I hope you figure out this overheating issue sooner than later..

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Stay safe Chris. :cool: As others have said,...

Stay safe Chris. :cool:

As others have said, thanks for mentioning this site to the new owner...

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up As long as you can see UNDER the car & confirm...

As long as you can see UNDER the car & confirm there is no damaging rust- Rockers, 1/4's, radiator x-member, That is a very fair price IMHO. :cool:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By tbird430
Arrow Good luck with the seal. There is is no 1958-60...

Good luck with the seal. There is is no 1958-60 firewall seal reproduced...

:rolleyes:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: New Members Welcoming 07-09-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By tbird430
Cool Welcome to the site Boris!! :cool: -Jon in...

Welcome to the site Boris!! :cool:

-Jon in Wichita Falls, TX.
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-09-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 667
Sticky: Happy Birthday!
Views: 72,553
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up Happy Birthday guys!! :cool: -Jon in TX.

Happy Birthday guys!! :cool:

-Jon in TX.
Forum: For Sale / Parts or Car Wanted 07-06-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By tbird430
Arrow That's a heck of a deal. Those large case...

That's a heck of a deal. Those large case cruise-o-matics are hard to find!!

-Jon in TX.
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-06-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By tbird430
Thumbs up HAPPY 6TH!! :D Just kidding. I just saw this. I...

HAPPY 6TH!! :D

Just kidding. I just saw this. I hope everyone had a safe happy one!! :cool:

-Jon in TX
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