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by RAVEN
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: 1961-1963 Thunderbirds
Topic: Front brake bleeding made easy
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Front brake bleeding made easy

Good idea, and a resolve to the problem. An alternate method is to grind a small relief in the spindle body, to allow a wrench access. BUT in your picture, I see a bigger possible problem. If you look at the ball joint castle nut and it's locking cotter pin, the two are not in contact with each othe...
by RAVEN
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: 1955-1957 Thunderbirds
Topic: Convertible top rear window snaps
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Convertible top rear window snaps

This info applies to 64/66 cars, so no reason why not with the Baby Birds, just not sure if it is Concource correct. (not my area to speak of) The rear window on the 64/66 was set up to be rolled and snap fastened, to permit the top to be left up and have the rear window open for ventilation. Two st...
by RAVEN
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Steering Column
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Steering Column

I think this calls for a :drinking: :drinking: :drinking: At least one good thing in this mixed up, reported SICK world. With all the negativity from some people over THE VIRUS, we the world, have to think positive. Biggest preventative is SOAP AND WATER, LOTS of soap and water. More the cleaning, l...
by RAVEN
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: 1961-1963 Thunderbirds
Topic: Owner of 2Y89Z161769
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Owner of 2Y89Z161769

Did you check with the Thunderbird Registry, John Rotella's site. That is a start. It is possible the car no longer exists. John can perhaps confirm it's existance/or death. Do to privacy issues, you may hit a dead end, as it is illegal for someone to handout others information without prior approva...
by RAVEN
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Where can I find replacement vacuum canisters?
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Where can I find replacement vacuum canisters?

Use the SEARCH engines within this site and support our vendors also. There is no need to look far and wide when stuff is locally available.
Obtain their catalogues and look in them, there is a lot of info.
Good luck
by RAVEN
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: gas filler neck leaking
Replies: 10
Views: 965

Re: gas filler neck leaking

Plastic one? Can you explain, never knew a filler pipe was made of plastic! Always a metal tube inside a tube in basic terms.
Speaking of 64 applications, plus 65/66 parts cars I have hit upon.
by RAVEN
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: I need an ammeter for a 1965 Thunderbird.
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: I need an ammeter for a 1965 Thunderbird.

Oops posted for Alternator. Edited
by RAVEN
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Steering Column
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Steering Column

Daylite Savings can have that effect, if your area does it.
I wake frequently with the same problem and I use the term "I am having a fuzzy morning"
by RAVEN
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Am I missing something to my kick-down linkage? 65 hardtop
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Am I missing something to my kick-down linkage? 65 hardtop

Projo, do you have a shop manual? An illustration of the linkage set-up can be found on Pg 7-23 of the 65 Manual. It shows the throttle linkage , along with the kick down. To specifically answer your question, the rod that had the butterfly clip is the kick down and passes through the arm with the n...
by RAVEN
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Steering Column
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Steering Column

This is just a small question.
Who wrote who on this post? Stubbie to himself?

Reason I ask, is the web site acting up again, via cross tying users?
by RAVEN
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Loctite/Permatex, thread maker
Replies: 12
Views: 317

Re: Loctite/Permatex, thread maker

For reference, you are telling that you striped the rear block threads, (cross threaded the bolt) at the Bell housing, by the exhaust manifold. Did not tell which side of the block, tho it really does not matter. (Pass or Drvr side). If I follow your post, you are asking if thread locking compounds,...
by RAVEN
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Anti freeze leak
Replies: 8
Views: 211

Re: Anti freeze leak

If you have a difficulty finding where the leak may be, try adding a phosphorus dye to the coolant and run the engine to mix with anti-freeze. then scope the engine with a black light. A small leak will glow and track back to the problem area. FWTW IMHO.
by RAVEN
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: Not getting any power to the inside of the car, and fixing a PO's hack job (65 hardtop).
Replies: 22
Views: 514

Re: Not getting any power to the inside of the car, and fixing a PO's hack job (65 hardtop).

After seeing the potential for a meltdown, I recommend you get a wiring diagram, study it and know which way the wire goes, and what it does.
Back feeding circuits can cause component failure, and added costs. Case in point is the CVR, gauges or low voltage components.
Good luck, but be cautious.
by RAVEN
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: OEM radiator Fan 390/428 w/ac
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: OEM radiator Fan 390/428 w/ac

Well I would explain, but too tired to try to help AGAIN. I am out, have fun with wrong information.
BTW a 64 had a 5 blade fan, the picture is wrong. In a non A.C. application. 7 blade in an A.C. application.
by RAVEN
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Forums upgraded from phpBB 3.2.8 to 3.3.0
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Forums upgraded from phpBB 3.2.8 to 3.3.0

Yoda, site is not responding, and is super slow to connect. Currently it took 3 attempts to sign in, and each post hunts for a response.
Currently there are only 38 on line.

Wally K