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Refinishing Old License Plates

  • Author: Trail Birds of Southwest Florida
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 58

Troubleshoooting Electrical Leaks

  • Author: Classic Auto Restorer
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 58

Winterization and longer term storage check list

  • Author: Mort White
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 39

Tips when buying a 55-57 Thunderbird – appropriately titled ‘Caveat Emptor’

  • Author: Ross Woodman
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 40

Travelling Checklist – A Great List of things to take on an extended trip

  • Author: Hagerty.com
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 20

Tips to Keep Mice Out of Stored Cars

  • Author: Dan Balagna - Summit Automotive
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 16

Supercharged! The D/F Thunderbird Story (reprinted from Jan-Feb 2007 Early Bird)

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 37

Updated Table of Contents and Pages for 1955 and 1957 Electrical Manual

  • Author: Gene Nelson
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 5

CTCI Grille plaque location

  • Author: CTCI
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 19

Overdrive driving tips

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 50

T-Bird safety checklist

  • Author: Multiple Authors
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 17

Use of Modern Fuels

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 38

1955 T-Bird Performance review

  • Author: Science & Mechanics 12/55
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 23

Restoring your paint finish

  • Author: Multiple Authors
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 57

Gasoline and oil additives

  • Author: Dave Tulowitzky
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 18

Restoration 101 — ’55 T-Bird

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 51

Weight of a ’57 D ‘Bird

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 52

1957 T-Bird Finish Question

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 52

The Restoration of a Supercharged 1957 ‘F’ Bird – Part 6

  • Author: Tom Maruska
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 23

How Much Does a 1957 T-Bird Weigh

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 65

The Restoration of a Supercharged 1957 ‘F’ Bird – Part 5

  • Author: Tom Maruska
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 28

1955 Thunderbird Field Modifications

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 18

The Restoration of a Supercharged 1957 ‘F’ Bird-Part 3

  • Author: Tom Maruska
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 46

The Restoration of a Supercharged 1957 ‘F’ Bird-Part 2

  • Author: Tom Maruska
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 44

Thunderbird Shipping Process

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 21

57 T-Bird Authenticity Question

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 52

1957 Modifications

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 45

Fuse Locations

  • Author: Trail Bird News
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 26

57 Bird Export Question

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 41

1957 T-Bird Hood Insulation

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 36

An Explanation of the Ford Part Numbering System

  • Author: Hoosierbird News
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 37

Silk Screen Data

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 37

1955 Assembly Line Photos-Part II

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 20

1955 Thunderbird-The Second Prototype

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 25

1957 Paint Colors 3rd member

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 43

1955 Thunderbird Test Track

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 24

1955 Thunderbird crash test photos

  • Author: John Smith
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 23

Ethanol Problems for Early ‘Birds

  • Author: Albert Ciejka
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 32

Update- Lead Substitute Warning

  • Author: Pete Shields
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 42

Identity Theft

  • Author: Dave Tulowitzky
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 35

How Do I Use the Early Bird Technical Article Index on the CTCI Web Site?

  • Author: Jerry Wotel
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 34

Photo Document Tbird disassembly

  • Author: Old Cars Weekly
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 43

T-Bird Alarm System

  • Author: Bob Burchett
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 36

Cheapskate’s To Hoist

  • Author: Dick Chapman
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 42

Towing your T-Bird

  • Author: Old Cars Weekly
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 42

How to refinish old license plates

  • Author: Jay Raine
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

Authenticity – Horn

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 42

Authenticity – inspection stamps

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Clock repair

  • Author: Pete Shields
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 50

Authenticity – painted white clock hands

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 47

Windshield wiper and heater – water is pouring in my car

  • Author: Ken West
  • Year: 1998
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

Fix those old wiper motors

  • Author: Edsel Owners Club
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 49

Freeing up heater controls

  • Author: Central Florida News
  • Year: 1994
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 29

Electric windshield wipers

  • Author: Richard Chapman
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 22

Failing window motor

  • Author: Nick Pepe
  • Year: 1990
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 27

Checking your windshield wiper motor

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 22

Old cars & California smog inspection

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 29

Authenticity Archives

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 16

Authenticity Archives

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 28

Freeing up the heater controls

  • Author: Walt Nuckels
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 22

Home built alarms

  • Author: Ken Pavlicek
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Wiper motor, W/W

  • Author: T-Birds Inc
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 38

Wiper motor, W/W

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 38

Clock face removal 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 29

Windshield washers

  • Author: Charlie Henry
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 22

Wipers, vacuum

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 27

Vacuum wipers

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 27

A lighter for your Thunderbird

  • Author: Joel Carpenter
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 22

Clocks 1957 versus 1956

  • Author: Jesse Raine
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Clock repair

  • Author: Peter Papademetriou
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 34

Replacing clock face

  • Author: Thomas McIntyre
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 42

Scratched clock and tachometer faces

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 15

Texas clock repair station

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 36

Window and seat switches not working properly

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 18

Do-it-yourself cigarette lighter

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 18

Clock runs down battery

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 8

Getting hood open when hood release is inoperative

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 8

Cigarette lighter fuse

  • Author: Bird Calls
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 47

Non-canceling turn signal

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 15

Free clock repairs

  • Author: Jon Gaines
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 11

Power window and power seat switch and relays

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 17

Lighter for a 1955

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 21

Clock repair

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 10

Clock repair

  • Author: G. Gross
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 12

Clock repair

  • Author: Sam Neely
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 15

Cigarette lighter fuse

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 15

Wipers won’t shut off

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 11

Clock repairs

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 10

Preparing for concours

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Preparing for economy runs

  • Author: Paul Lloyd
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 8
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