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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 01-14-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,649
Posted By 59thunder
See my attached picture hope that helps, Oil...

See my attached picture hope that helps,

Oil fill via valve covers (EDL4462 )

Water temp sender via hole in the centre front of manifold you will need an adapter for the temp sender

And straight...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By 59thunder
All Good coolant in, no leaks .Looks like the top...

All Good coolant in, no leaks .Looks like the top and bottom run is only there as a spacer for the core...I Have attached the fan shoud at top and bottom of radiator with alloy flange head pop...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-29-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By 59thunder
Radiator

Can anyone please tell me if the 1st top and last bottom cross plates are attached to the radiator tanks, they appear to be bent down on the ends and have no connection to the tanks?
no coolant...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-28-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By 59thunder
1959 powersteering control valve

is this the correct part number for my 1959 352

B9A-33577-A

Thanks Tony
Forum: Anything Goes! 12-24-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By 59thunder
Merry Christmas to all, Some pictures of a...

Merry Christmas to all,

Some pictures of a Christmas eve visitor

Tony
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-15-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By 59thunder
Talking Thanks guys, will try just the fan shroud 1st...

Thanks guys, will try just the fan shroud 1st when it arrives,,
but some questions for fan fittment

1/ If i increase the weight of the fan with a Viscous drive hub and fan will the water pump...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 12-14-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By 59thunder
1959 Fan Blade

OK next step to find that fan blade

i have a std 4 blade fitted, fan shroud coming....

What are you other folks running?

Would this one work?

www.ebay.com.au/itm/300636052450
Forum: Our Rides 12-03-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,258
Posted By 59thunder
Drive shots

Drove my car for a couple of hours today, all around town.

Not yet game to take her out of town, but all goes well. Temperature has dropped on idle and traffic.

It really is great<<<<,, people...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-30-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By 59thunder
hp

Thanks Guys, was not really worried about hp .When i collected the car i was more worried about the fuel consumption and the flat spot i had
Flat spot is gone , fuel consumption yet to be...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-29-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By 59thunder
Thanks timing and fuel delivery hopefully is all...

Thanks timing and fuel delivery hopefully is all correct.. Had the engine dyno tunned and all adjusted. Had a 115hp @ the rear wheels
a long way from the advertised 300hp!

But it has plenty of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-29-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By 59thunder
1959 Fan Shroud 352

HI all my car seems to run a little hot at idle and traffic 190-210, new engine,, but ok at 45 mile and great on highway

Is this fan shroud the correct one to use 180764768763 on ebay

i do not...
Forum: Our Rides 11-29-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,258
Posted By 59thunder
Thanks for all the kind remarks Heres some...

Thanks for all the kind remarks

Heres some more, all but a little dusty
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-22-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,853
Posted By 59thunder
oh Ray, so sorry for you and your family Tony

oh Ray, so sorry for you and your family

Tony
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-18-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By 59thunder
Guys this is the bush i need to replace any...

Guys this is the bush i need to replace any ideas?
Forum: Our Rides 11-18-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,258
Posted By 59thunder
Smile 59 Ynk

HI all heres some pictures of my fifty nine,,


Photo shopped white wall tyres,, but the rest is all real

enjoy i am sure i will

Thanks Especially to Ray Clark for all your help

Tony
Forum: Anything Goes! 11-17-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By 59thunder
Smile 6 Years 6 months 4 days

6 Years 6 months 4 days , just a small amount of time to invest in a really nice car,,,,


Today , i drove my thunderbird home from the Department of Main Roads

ITS REGISTERED , AND LEGAL



Let...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-17-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By 59thunder
Thanks Guys the bush or rubber cushion i need is...

Thanks Guys the bush or rubber cushion i need is in the end of the lever,,, external to the transmission.

The link rod from the throttle pivot pushs into to it
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-16-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By 59thunder
Cruise-o-matic lever bush

Hi, all just came back from the auto shop.
The lower manual lever shaft rubber bush in my CRUISE-O-MATIC has almost gone.... Does anyone have a part number for this or a suggestion on what to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-12-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By 59thunder
pcv valve

Sorry to hi jack this thread, but i see a 90degree pcv valve set up on your engine.... What partnumber did you use..
I have the same valve covers

Did you run it into the large port on the back of...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 11-06-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,059
Posted By 59thunder
Manifold flange gasket

hi guys, blew out my flange sealant today

could some one please tell me the stud centre measurements for the flange? i have the standard 2 inch pipe

Thanks TONY
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-29-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By 59thunder
i think ive found the problem i have a 1330...

i think ive found the problem

i have a 1330 series flange ! 3.625 " across the caps

and the uni to suit is

Dana Spicer 1310 to 1330 Conversion U-joint 5-134x

One Dana Spicer 1310 to 1330...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-29-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By 59thunder
Diff Flange

I did my first road test today and checked my rear universal and it had a lot of gap between the cross and the caps,,So to take up the gap i tapped the caps in which moves the caps inward away from...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-25-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,402
Posted By 59thunder
I have restored to as the plate reads.. Leather...

I have restored to as the plate reads.. Leather seats all one color
Nothing beats that smell

The color is simply stunning . And as close as original as i could get

Thanks Tony
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-24-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,402
Posted By 59thunder
Thanks,, it was quite a pleasant suprise to see...

Thanks,, it was quite a pleasant suprise to see it in the paint booth, Having the color laiddown. Glad i stayed with the original color...

Tony
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 10-23-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,402
Posted By 59thunder
boot sag

No boot sag,,, before painting i had my friend the panel beater bend and twist and align the deck, boot lid and refit . When i started the build six years ago the lid sat down in each corner... ...
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