Exterior

Fuel Door Assembly tips

  • Author: Don Gridley
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 58

Wiper Motor Overhaul – Step by Step with illustrations

  • Author: Jim Stott from Motor Mouth Reprint
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 37

Slow Window Repair

  • Author: John & Cynthia Suarez
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 13

1956 Data Plate Color and Interior Buckskin Tan

  • Author: Jim Dawson
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 57

Replacing Headlamps – How to

  • Author: Classic Auto Restorer
  • Year: 2013
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 39

soft top maintenance

  • Author: Multiple Authors
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 50

Weatherstrip deteroiration

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 49

1956 color codes

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 47

Early ’55 soft top deck plates

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 27

Glass ‘bugs’

  • Author: Phil Brown
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

56 soft top adjustments

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 51

Paint tips and tricks

  • Author: Multiple Authors
  • Year: 2012
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 38

Halogen headlights

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 14

Tbird seat interchangability

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 38

56 Contenental kit adjustment

  • Author: Walt Nuckels
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 26

Add portholes to top

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 38

56 Front license bracket

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 38

Thunderbird Colors

  • Author: Multiple Authors
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Restoring the shine to old paint

  • Author: Bill Anderson
  • Year: 2011
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 26

How to Remove the Radio Antenna

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 52

Convertible Top Fitting & Soft Top

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 51

Under Hood Black

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2010
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 52

Authenticity

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 52

1956 Continental Wheel Cover Gasket

  • Author: Gary Gearhart
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 53

Fog Lamps

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 52

1955 T-Bird OD Cable

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 52

Window Replacement Procedure

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 2009
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 64

Early ’55 Tonneau

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 65

55 With a Continental Kit

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 64

1955 Thunderbird Field Modifications

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

Need Info on a ’55 ‘Bird continental kit

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 52

LED Center Brake Light Modification

  • Author: Jack E. Weber
  • Year: 2008
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

Correct Paint Color

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 50

Hardtop Assembly

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 48

57 T-Bird Question

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 50

Continental Kit Spare Tire Cover Ring

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 48

1956 Thunderbird Wipers

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 19

Door Alignment

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

Refinishing 1955-56 T-Bird Wheel Cover Center Medallions

  • Author: Rod Wake
  • Year: 2007
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 36

1957 T-Bird Paint Color Numbers

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 46

1957 T-Bird Body Alignment

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 44

1955 Hard Top Body Seal RD1

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 44

Thunderbird Hardtop Design, Construction and Buildup

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 20

Fender Skirts Interchangeable?

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 37

Replacement Top for 1956

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

Side Window Installation

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 40

57 T-Bird Windshield Trim Needed

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

1957 E -Bird

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

Top Plates

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 40

1957 Bumper Bolts

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

Antenna

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2006
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 42

1957 Hood Assembly Colors

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 53

Headlights

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 52

1955 Door Lock

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 51

The 1956 Quarter Window Hard Top

  • Author: John M. Smith
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 21

1957 Tonneau Covers

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 45

1957 Hood Insulation

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 43

Steel Ring for ’56 T-Bird Continental Kit

  • Author: Jim Dinunzio
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 42

Weather Stripping Question

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 42

1955 Hardtop Back Window Weatherstrip

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 49

Tips You ‘Auto’ Know

  • Author: Trail Birds of Southwest Florida
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 34

Bumper guard paint

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

1955 Paint colors

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

56 Electrical Problems

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 41

1957 Color Combinations-Corrected

  • Author: Dave Tulowitzky
  • Year: 2005
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 28

55 Windshield

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 40

1955 soft top frame

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 51

56 Continental Drip Pan

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 37

Hood/Trunk Insulation

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 46

Recovering A Soft Top

  • Author: Stephen Coffey
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 39

Convertible Top Fitting

  • Author: Pete Shields
  • Year: 2004
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 43

Hood Block off Plate

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 46

Paint Matching

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 39

Rag Top Care

  • Author: Tim Howley
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 37

Continental Kit

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 44

Soft top fit

  • Author: Pete Shields
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 46

Hood bumper position

  • Author: EB So. Florida
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

outside Rear view Mirror

  • Author: Jon Mandell
  • Year: 2003
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

Authenticity – 1956 Continental Kit Finishes

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 46

Authenticity – Fender Skirt tabs

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 54

Drive in the Rain and Stay Dry

  • Author: Stephen Coffey
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 44

Cheapskate’s To Hoist

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

Spring Checklist for Your Car

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 39

Authenticity – 1957 Thunderbird Finishes

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 51

Continental Kit Adjustment

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 49

Authenticity – ’55 Restoration Questions

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 42

4 Things You Can Do

  • Author: Doug Thrasher
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 33

Windshield Trim 1955

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 2002
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 48

Authenticity – windshield question

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – paint color

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 59

Some things leak

  • Author: Mike Sipple
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 53

Authenticity – 1956 restoration

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 42

1956 Thunderbird continental kit adjustment

  • Author: Thunderbird Center
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

Authenticity – frame-off questions

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 39

Five common car care mistakes

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

What to look for when choosing a restorer

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 32

Paint-care myths and reality

  • Author: Rik Paul
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 30

T-bird trivia

  • Author: Thunder Enlightening
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 29

Think Spring tech tips

  • Author: Bill Gill
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 29

How to refinish old license plates

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

Making convertible tops look better, last longer

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 45

spotting bad body work on cars being sold at car classic-car auctions

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 42

Authenticity – data plate codes and more

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – 1957 soft top brackets

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 51

Winter car storage tips

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

L-O-F glass search caters to collectors

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 44

1956 Thunderbird continental kit adjustment

  • Author: Bill Gill
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 42

Chrome, sweet chrome

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 41

10 basic steps to successful stainless steel parts restoration

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 2001
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 36

Authenticity – Ford crest emblem on front fenders

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 45

The car restorer’s nemesis – early pot metal

  • Author: Verdone-Skinned Knuckles
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 40

Replacing headlamps

  • Author: Glenn Ray
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 38

Authenticity – 1957 continental kit

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 55

Authenticity – windshield

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – modified ’55 fenders

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – how pitch is measured on front bumper

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

Precautions for fresh paint

  • Author: Motor Trend
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 41

Authenticity – hard top colors

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 51

Authenticity – stainless steel trim

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 2000
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – hood block off plate

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 53

Authenticity – 1955 road lamp

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 52

Old Halogen headlight warning

  • Author: Mike Sipple
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 45

The Thunderbird hardtop

  • Author: Ford Life
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 42

Authenticity – seals for the outside door vent

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 55

Restoration tips of a complete on-the-frame

  • Author: Dean Linscott
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 52

Authenticity – T-bird windshield installation

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 51

Authenticity – backup lights

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 51

Authenticity – colors and materials

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 50

Tips on caring for convertible tops

  • Author: Bill Siuru
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 46

Authenticity – trim and paint codes

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 43

Eye brow fit, front fender and side moldings

  • Author: E.G. Good
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 42

Do’s and don’ts of car washing

  • Author: Motor Trend
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 37

Concours detail kit check list

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 36

Trailer pulling

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 35

Getting hitched – bumper trailer hitches

  • Author: Gary Minkin
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 48

Polishing compounds for removing wiper haze

  • Author: Richard Zimmerman
  • Year: 1999
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 49

Authenticity – top weather stripping, oil filter canister, heater motor

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

Removing rust

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 1998
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 49

Radial tires and hubcaps

  • Author: Steve Frano
  • Year: 1998
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 48

Windshield wiper and heater – water is pouring in my car

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

Corrosion control

  • Author: Ford Car Club Council
  • Year: 1998
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 43

Washing and paint finish

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 47

Soft top pins/rivets

  • Author: L.D. Turner
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 46

1956 spare tire carrier

  • Author: D. & J. Howard
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 44

CB radio and fender skirt protectors

  • Author: Jerry Holtz
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 43

Why did some whitewalls turn brown

  • Author: M. Manley
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 44

Headlight problem

  • Author: Funbird News
  • Year: 1997
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

Paint colors

  • Author: Carl Tate
  • Year: 1996
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 49

More hints for restoring convertible top frames

  • Author: William Crowell-Davis
  • Year: 1996
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 42

Determining the fitness of the tires on your vintage car

  • Author: Old Cars
  • Year: 1996
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 38

Antenna trunk hole location

  • Author: Merwyn Grace
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 51

Paint color 1955

  • Author: Frederick Wolf
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 51

Wide white radials

  • Author: Howard Skogman
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 22

Radial tires

  • Author: Steve Frano
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 67

The choices in convertible tops

  • Author: Neil Schebetta
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 40

How to restor the convertible top

  • Author: John Kennedy
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 35

Tires Windsor classic

  • Author: Bud Utehdorf
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 46

Easy spare

  • Author: Bud Utehdorf
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 46

Antenna hole location

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 51

Swirl marks after waxing

  • Author: Pony News
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Powder paint your wagon

  • Author: No Author
  • Year: 1995
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Is your Thunderbird really locked

  • Author: Birds' Eye View
  • Year: 1994
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 49

Good buy paint

  • Author: Old Car News
  • Year: 1994
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 47

Top bullets

  • Author: Mark Sipple
  • Year: 1994
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 47

Non-vented gas caps

  • Author: Bill Brown
  • Year: 1993
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 35

Daytime back-up lights

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1993
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 25

Earth saving paint stripping

  • Author: Michael Scott
  • Year: 1993
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 31

Leaky tops

  • Author: Bill Aiken
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 54

Soft-top cleaning

  • Author: Terry Ridgley
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 50

Adjusting door and hood

  • Author: Jess Rupp
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 45

Budd body for the Thunderbird

  • Author: Joe Beck
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 36

Thunderbird hardtop repair

  • Author: Frank Bell
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

Say goodbye to lacquer paints for Thunderbirds

  • Author: Don Perry
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 24

1955 Thunderbird two-tone color myth

  • Author: Ford Johnson
  • Year: 1992
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 18

Stripping technologies offers ultimate technique

  • Author: Bob Hall
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 50

Fender skirt alignment

  • Author: Don Perry
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 48

Fenders from Ford

  • Author: Lois Eminger
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 31

Body platform

  • Author: Collector Car Insider
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 19

Rear stop light not working

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 39

How to paint guide offered

  • Author: Ed Rouze
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 33

Attack rust by repairing paint chips

  • Author: Bay Area Mustang
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 33

Authenticity – paint the proper shade

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 20

What’s new for Thunderbirds – radio antenna

  • Author: Thunderbird Headquarters
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

Tonneau cover installation

  • Author: Lois Eminger
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 40

Paint

  • Author: Debbie Batteux
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 39

Trim fastener idea

  • Author: Harold Besmanoff
  • Year: 1991
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 29

Headlight switches

  • Author: Bob Lukens
  • Year: 1990
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 51

Windshield cleaner

  • Author: Wally Nejedlo
  • Year: 1990
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 14

Car covers

  • Author: Dick Stern
  • Year: 1990
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 38

Thoughts on a related subject – paint

  • Author: Scott McGilvray
  • Year: 1989
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 2

Early bird windshield wipers

  • Author: Scott McGilvray
  • Year: 1989
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 20

Cleaning and detailing your Thunderbird

  • Author: Ford Car Club News
  • Year: 1989
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 33

Mineral spirits instead of bug and tar remover for cleaning

  • Author: Ford Car Club
  • Year: 1989
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 6

Ground-up restoration – part 83

  • Author: Larry Spencer
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 37

Paint or refinish a car

  • Author: Wally Nejedlo
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 12

Information on how to properly attach a 1957 body to the frame

  • Author: Ralph Chubb
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 39

GE offers tips on adjusting headlights

  • Author: Pacific Mustang Gazette
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 28

Authenticity – white wall width 750 x 14

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 14

Authenticity – frame-up on a late 1956

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 27

Windshields

  • Author: Wally Nejedlo
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 25

Buffing paint

  • Author: Jon Gullett
  • Year: 1988
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 23

Spotlight on headlights

  • Author: Ron Hitter
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 36

Continental kits were popular on Fords

  • Author: John Lee
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 20

Converting a 1955 from 6 volt to 12 volt system and 1955 paint Thunderbird blue

  • Author: Roger Mohr
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 37

Body off repair

  • Author: Gilbert Waterman
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 37

GE offers tips on adjusting headlights

  • Author: The Roundup Newsletter
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 25

How to wax your car

  • Author: Debbie Batteux
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 22

Authenticity – proper paint color

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 16

Hardtop storage cart

  • Author: Atlanta Motoring
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Engine serial number, spare tire cover, tonneau cover

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1987
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 39

Side latch fit on the softtop

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 35

Interchangeable parts Fords to T’Birds

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 35

1955 door hinges

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 38

Fiberglass hardtop repair

  • Author: Frank Bell
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 34

Parts to convert to an original softtoop

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 30

1955 Thunderbird blue paint

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 30

Chrome header trim for my softtop

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 32

Mixing formula for paint

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 32

Authenticity – Similarity of 1955 & 1956 items

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1986
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 15

Repairing the fiberglass on my hardtop

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 37

Problems with my 1957 hardtop and installing portholes

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 37

Auithenticity – 1955 color code

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 11

White paint used on the 1957 T-Bird

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 29

Looking at paint for quality

  • Author: Jon Gullett
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 17

Authenticity – continental kit

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 39

Moisture and your convertible

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1985
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 27

Removing the vinyl covering

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 24

The proper interior for your T-Bird

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 21

Markings on the hardtops

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 25

Authenticity – Fuel filter, radiator, tops

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 24

Type of paint used for body finish

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 25

Hardtop markings

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 25

Painting your Thunderbird

  • Author: Donald Perry
  • Year: 1984
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 13

Recovering a T-Bird softtop

  • Author: Marino & Hayes
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 23

Body-off restoration reference

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 28

Color of the 1956 T-Bird

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 28

Rear fender antenna location

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 34

1956 continental kit bumper clearance

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Headliner installation

  • Author: Bill Cornell
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 16

Locating porthole rings in non-porthole tops

  • Author: Bill Brown
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 30

Rear fender antenna location

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

Continental kit scraping paint

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 17

Installation of rear window and touch up

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 16

The red paints offered for the T-Birds

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 22

Color and material of soft tops

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1983
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 22

Repair of hole in fender

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 31

Color versus hiding power

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 18

Hardtop color

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 27

Installing 1955 back-up lights

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 25

Rear bumper stone guard not in catalog

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 24

Finishes for front end sheet metal

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 28

Continental kit on 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 17

Matching paint shades

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 16

Correct mirror 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1982
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 19

Plating: what’s behind the shine

  • Author: Dean Allstrom
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 18

Concours rules concerning panel replacement

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 40

Ford parts illustrations not 100% accurate

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 37

Authenticity Archives

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 34

Top color codes

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 31

Roll bar

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 31

Which top standard?

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 27

Port hole top dates

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 27

Glass: getting out pits and scratches

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 27

Uses of cad plating

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 26

Rust spots on chrome

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 26

Body shims

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

Replacing vent glass

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 25

Authenticity Archives

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1981
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 17

Authenticity Archives

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

Authenticity Archives

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

Antenna rear deck identification

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 27

Thunderbird Blue is Skyhaze Green

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 26

Soft top fabric & color options 1957

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 20

Weather strip sticks to body

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 19

Locating rattles

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 12

About paint, comparison of types

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 30

Authenticity – Finishes, miscellaneous

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Authenticity – Finishes, headlamp and related parts

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Authenticity – Finishes, fender and related parts

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

1957 wire wheel cover photos

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 3

Removing water spots on paint

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 24

Cleaner for vinyl top

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 24

Car wax recommendation

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 24

Paint, power seat frame, soft top arm

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 24

License plate fasteners

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 24

Trunk mount antenna placement

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 23

Soft top tack strip rejuvenation

  • Author: Ford Johnson
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 19

Finishes, headlamp and related parts

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Soft top tack strip

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 26

Wire wheel covers for 1957

  • Author: Peter Van Schuyler
  • Year: 1980
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 23

Portholes in a non-porthole top

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 25

Storage of hardtop

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 24

Baby oil on weather-stripping

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 24

Authenticity – Soft tops, authentic materials & finishes

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 11

Authenticity – Finishes, many areas

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 9

How to restore a soft top, Once Revisited

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 7

How to Restore a Soft Top Revisited

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 7

How to restore a soft top, Part II

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 14

How To Restore a Soft Top Part II

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 14

Advisory message on soft tops

  • Author: Ford Service Letter
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 17

How to restore a soft top, Part I

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 10

How to Restore a Soft Top Part I

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 10

Fender skirt moldings available from Ford

  • Author: Board Meeting Minutes
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Chrome door pillars available from Ford

  • Author: Board Meeting Minutes
  • Year: 1979
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 9

Bulbs, fuses, & circuit breakers

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 26

Antenna installation location 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 38

Authenticity

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 8

Restoration publications

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 37

Keeping rubber in good condition

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Hardtop squeak remedy

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Hardtop weather-stripping

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 36

Antenna location 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 36

Authenticity

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 28

Hardtop repair

  • Author: Jerry Ambrose
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 16

Hardtop, Ford crest location

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 34

Hardtop Ford crest location

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 34

Authenticity

  • Author: Gil Baumgartner
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 5

Soft top tacking strip

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 38

Weather-stripping replacement

  • Author: Joe Kulak
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 12

Emblem placement 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1978
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

Authenticity

  • Author: Virgil Martin
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 23

Ground-Up Restoration Chapter I, Body Off Frame

  • Author: Dick Huber
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 11

Hardtops, new products

  • Author: Modern Plastics Magazine
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 18

Authenticity

  • Author: Virgil Martin
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 14

Wind wings 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 34

Ford crest installation template

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Windshield pitted

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 31

A Ground-Up Restoration

  • Author: Dick Huber
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 8

Authenticity

  • Author: Virgil Martin
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 5

Front license plate location 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Directional signal problems

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Continental kit optional 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Continental kit 1955 option

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 34

Use your Thunderbird stock antenna for CB radio

  • Author: Jack Jordan
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 19

CB radio & stock antenna

  • Author: Jack Jordan
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 19

All Glass – fiberglass Thunderbird

  • Author: Gregory Rose
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 10

Spring adjusters & springs

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 29

Soft top sag 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 29

Repairing rusted quarter panels

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

Restoration, chemical dipping

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 23

Sandblast versus chemical stripping

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 22

Paint, exterior and interior trim 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 33

Guard to bumper height 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 31

Exterior paint & interior trim, 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 31

Soft top interchangeability, 1956 & 1957

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 30

V-8 insignia 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Stainless steel & chrome trim repair

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 32

Headlamp doors 1955

  • Author: Schock. Claude
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 31

Thunderbird signatures on top or upper front fenders

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 33

Thunderbird signature ornament 1957-1962

  • Author: Don Hyde
  • Year: 1977
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 33

Skirts & stone guards 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 35

Paints, exterior gray 1956

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 35

Bumper & continental kit, 1956 versus passenger

  • Author: Barry Thomas
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 35

Soft top 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 33

Stone deflector, rear bumper 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 32

Antenna, rear deck repair 1957

  • Author: Wilson Irvine
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 22

Hardtop model differences

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 40

Restoration 1957, TGIF

  • Author: Don Johnson
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 22

Hardtop differences per year

  • Author: Gary Bassett
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 17

Parts, interchangeable

  • Author: Bob Burgess
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 16

Soft top molding

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 33

Front fender 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 33

Top sag

  • Author: Terry Sundkvist
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 21

Directional signal wiring

  • Author: J. White
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 35

Soft top sag

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 35

Best time to paint car

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 32

Spotlights 1955

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

Directional signals 1955

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

Sagging soft top

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 26

Paint, black, continental kit

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 26

Data plate color

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 25

Bolts used in restoration

  • Author: Charles Wright
  • Year: 1976
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 14

Soft top 1955 – 1956

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 34

Paint, Raven Black

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 34

Continental kit for 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 33

Stone guard for 1955 rear bumper

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 29

Road lamps & hood louvers

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 29

Road lamps 1955

  • Author: Dan Deane
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 24

Stone guard bumper 1955

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 8

Maintaining natural finish on parts

  • Author: Lance Herrington
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 15

Chrome spray bumper

  • Author: Lance Herrington
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 15

Back-up lights, 8-volt battery 1955

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1975
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 7

Lens ring, tail light

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 20

Differences 1955

  • Author: Thomas McIntyre
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 2

Sockets, parking light rusty 1956

  • Author: Ed Ferguson
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Parking light rusty socket

  • Author: Ed Ferguson
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 47

Continental kit rubber 1956

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 23

Soft top tack rail strips

  • Author: Buckie Sager
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 28

Hardtop weather-strip 1956

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 15

Molding clips grille 1957

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1974
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 20

Tire cover on 1956 rubs bumper

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 14

Repairing front stainless trim bar on front of soft top

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 14

Spare tire lock for 1956

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 12

Simple hardtop lock

  • Author: Joseph Sythoff
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 34

Soft top tack strip and retainers

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 14

Protect windshield during painting operations

  • Author: Ford Service Letter
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 39

Moisture problem in parking lights

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 14

Fender skirts optional 1957

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 13

Correct outside rear view mirror 1957

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 12

Correct 1957 antenna

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 12

Preventing bumper corrosion on 1956 exhaust outlet

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

TM-4 a paint remover that works

  • Author: George Barlow
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 15

Sandblasting tips

  • Author: Ron Dow
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 32

1955 Fairlane chrome-trimmed headlight doors still available

  • Author: Thomas McIntyre
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 38

Replacing outside windshield chrome moldings

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 12

V-8 fender emblem on 1955

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1973
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 14

New metal fenders from Ford

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 14

Correct wing glass screws

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 22

Top leaks – rubber seals

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

Rear window chrome retainer from Ford Ranch Wagon

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

Front license plate holder for 1955

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 15

Water leaks – 1955 & 1956 hardtops

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 8

Correct chrome care

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 22

Back window chrome trim

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1972
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 10

ZColor for 1956 Thunderbird

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1971
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 22

Convertible top operation

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1971
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 19

Correct way to lower soft top

  • Author: Ford Service Letter
  • Year: 1971
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 24

Hardtop repairs 1956 & 1957

  • Author: Ford Service Letter
  • Year: 1971
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 23

Bumper corrosion

  • Author: Bob Cain
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 46

Stopping bumper rust

  • Author: Tracy Herron
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 45

Refinishing hardtop

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 31

Non-canceling turn signal

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

1955 fender skirt installation kit

  • Author: Ford Service Letter
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 14

Top weather-stripping

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 21

Fender skirts for 1957

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 20

Installing portholes in 1955 hardtop

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 19

Convertible tops for a 1957

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 19

What tire covers included with continental kit on 1956

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 10

Insignia part numbers

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 10

Illustrated schematic of 1956 continental kit

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 10

Hardtop and door weather-stripping

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 9

Soft top tacking strips

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

1956 soft top fit a 1957

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

Tonneau cover

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

Electro-Brush plating not too good

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

Color sample chips

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 18

Installing rear window seal

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

Rocker panel replacement

  • Author: (no author listed)
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 12

Parts to add to 1955 to prevent rust

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 9

Possible used panel supply

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 8

Black felt under top – no sticking or rattling

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 8

Sun visors, mirrors, antennas

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 6

Saving color on emblems and medallions

  • Author: Peter Papademetriou
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 46

Insignia part numbers

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1970
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 10

Outside mirror

  • Author: Earlybirds
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 13

Top vibration

  • Author: Bob Cain
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 13

Stopping rust

  • Author: Carl Cruz
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 12

Rusty screws

  • Author: Carl Cruz
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 12

Adding portholes to hardtop

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 10

Stopping rust

  • Author: G. Smyth
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 3

Soft top weather-stripping

  • Author: James Neulin
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 16

Outside mirror

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

Spare tire strikes bumper 1956

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Removing paint from fiberglass top

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Cracked metal by continental kit

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Soft top weather-stripping

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 14

Hardtop weather-stripping

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

Like new emblems

  • Author: Richard Drake
  • Year: 1969
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 13

Hold down clamps

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 9

Hardtop tinted glass

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 9

Soft top fabric repair

  • Author: John McCullen
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Spray vinyl for hardtop

  • Author: Robert Harvey
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 7

Rear window popping out

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Peeling paint

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Crossed flag emblem

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Paint damage from hardtop

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 6

Bumperette, rear inserts

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 6

General – painting

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 2

Leaks around the hardtop

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 11

Soft top fabric repair

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 9

General – painting

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 2

Crossed flag emblem

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1968
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Preparing for storage

  • Author: Dean Macklem
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 7

Plexiglas panels

  • Author: Jim Petrik
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 7

Plexiglas panels

  • Author: Jim Petrik
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 5

Bumpers exchange

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 8

Identification of grill

  • Author: Paul Hudgins
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 7

Rust on soft top bows

  • Author: Jack Hussey
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 7

Grill guard modifications

  • Author: Rick Crunelle
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 2

Rumble seat – Birdnest

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 1

Restoration – soldering and painting

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1967
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 10

Preparing the body for restoration

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 7

Fiberglass body parts

  • Author: Tee-Boyd
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 2

Amber turn signals

  • Author: Billy Hall
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 6

Bumper modifications

  • Author: Onno Van Veen
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 8

Fiberglass comments

  • Author: Hugh Harris
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 8

Hardtop variations

  • Author: Earlybirds
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 4

Rear window installation tips

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Cover for car

  • Author: Richard Dillon
  • Year: 1966
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Restoration dismantling

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 5

Five window hardtop

  • Author: Jim Petrik
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 5

Eliminating general leaks

  • Author: Hugh Harris
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Caulking with silicone rubber

  • Author: Dick Carpenter
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 2

Restoration dismantling

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 9

Crinkle finish for hardtop

  • Author: Jim Petrik
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Installation of continental kit

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Fender skirt beading

  • Author: Denton Fender
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Brighter taillights

  • Author: Harry Zapolski
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 5

Getting ready for restoration

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 4

Soft top exchange

  • Author: Granville Leonard
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 3

Threshold plates exchange

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 3

Deck pad for hardtop

  • Author: Charles Janda
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 3

Tonneau cover information

  • Author: Harry Rife
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 7

Taillight exchange

  • Author: John Shinn
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 2

Luggage rack

  • Author: Gino Pasquini
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 2

Fender skirt beading

  • Author: John Carr
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Re-positioning front bumper

  • Author: Charles Janda
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Chrome landau iron installation

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1965
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Windshield wiper blades

  • Author: Lester Stevenson
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Coat hook for hardtop

  • Author: Lee Topp
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Loose fasteners

  • Author: Harry Zapolski
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Front bumper guards

  • Author: Gino Pasquini
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Nov/Dec
  • Page: 4

Brighter taillights

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Bulb exchange

  • Author: Harry Zapolski
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Parking lamp failures

  • Author: Byron Dobbins
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Continental kit comments

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 7

Front fender & related parts

  • Author: Doug Anderson
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Fairlane headlight trim

  • Author: Charles Janda
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Gasoline leaks on finish

  • Author: Ruth Larsen
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 8

T-Bird trailer

  • Author: Jon Avery
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 8

Wind wing adjustment

  • Author: Art Lupescu
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 7

Grill and related parts

  • Author: Doug Anderson
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 2

Wind wing adjustment

  • Author: Jim Schmidt
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 5

Front bumper

  • Author: Doug Anderson
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Exploded diagram front bumper

  • Author: Doug Anderson
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 4

Chrome louver trim position

  • Author: Ruth Larsen
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Buick chrome trim

  • Author: Charles Janda
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Fairlane headlight trim

  • Author: Charles Janda
  • Year: 1964
  • Issue: Jul/Aug
  • Page: 3

Removal of continental kit

  • Author: Wynne Eminger
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Rear window installation tips

  • Author: T. Syms
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Wind wings for 1955

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

Paint damage from hardtop

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Sep/Oct
  • Page: 4

1955 front license bracket

  • Author: Jonathan Goldman
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 7

Cleaning chrome

  • Author: Editor
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: May/Jun
  • Page: 7

Adjustment of soft top

  • Author: Skip Riggs
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Mar/Apr
  • Page: 4

Top leaks

  • Author: Skip Riggs
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 3

Locks for hardtop

  • Author: Bob Blake
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 3

Fender skirt beading

  • Author: Art Horsfall
  • Year: 1963
  • Issue: Jan/Feb
  • Page: 3
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