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Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 11-11-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,604
Posted By 840 840 840
The person we bought Don's 56 T-Bird from has a...

The person we bought Don's 56 T-Bird from has a picture of his Aunt with the 56 with in days of her buying it brand new in a small town in Oklahoma, the car has no port holes in the top in the...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Got a lot more pictures, but we took the bird out...

Got a lot more pictures, but we took the bird out for a spin this morning thought you guy's might like to see the Bird.
And I'll get more pictures posted as I have time to post.
I kind of missed...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
I'll post some pictures tomorrow, got my shop...

I'll post some pictures tomorrow, got my shop computer back up and running after getting it hi-jacked by someone that wanted to hold it for ransom along with 4 years of other project builds.
I...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
You may remember we are using all the original...

You may remember we are using all the original upholstery from the Bird just taking it all apart cleaning and stretching as we go, made new 1/8 inch birch wood kick panel backers and added courtesy...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 07-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By 840 840 840
Nice fun project well worth the effort and you...

Nice fun project well worth the effort and you did wonderful work.
I like it when a plan comes together. Easy to follow.
Charley:D;):)
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
A little door panel work. Notice the o-ring anti...

A little door panel work.
Notice the o-ring anti rattler on the lock...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-21-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Test fitted, the fender skirts this...

Test fitted, the fender skirts this morning.
Every day we get a little...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
We are talking about a real set of wires for...

We are talking about a real set of wires for local shows, but really we are going to drive this car a lot, that's what it's built for.
I'd like to get a set of red walls with chrome wheels and baby...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-17-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Out in the sunshine, she needs a...

Out in the sunshine, she needs a...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-16-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Got the bumper installed this morning. If you...

Got the bumper installed this morning. If you have never built and installed one it takes awhile to do this simple...
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-14-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,744
Posted By 840 840 840
Loved IT ! Charley

Loved IT !
Charley
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
The bold look of the red makes me think of the...

The bold look of the red makes me think of the sixties when my sisters boyfriends would paint their wheels different colors almost every other week to impress the girls. HA!
We also have a set of...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Here's the wheels mounted on the tires. New lugs...

Here's the wheels mounted on the tires.
New lugs nuts all around.
Kind of gives the Bird, the "High Horse" look.
Hope you like the cap,...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Here's the wheels mounted on the tires. New lugs...

Here's the wheels mounted on the tires.
New lugs nuts all around.
Kind of gives the Bird, the "High Horse" look.
Hope you like the cap,...
Forum: Ford News from Autoblog.com 07-03-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By 840 840 840
Looks like a Ferrari, just needs a horse...

Looks like a Ferrari, just needs a horse badge.
Charley
Forum: Anything Goes! 07-01-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,461
Posted By 840 840 840
That car is outstanding. BEAUTIFUL ! Charley:cool:

That car is outstanding. BEAUTIFUL !
Charley:cool:
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
YellowRose, going to run the Ford caps with white...

YellowRose, going to run the Ford caps with white inserts with the wire baskets outers. On our 58 we have the real wires, but the roads in Oklahoma seem to be a heaven for nails and at least 2 or 3...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,260
Posted By 840 840 840
On our 56 we bought a pre built headliner from a...

On our 56 we bought a pre built headliner from a Bird supply company. It was so thin the holes started to deform the material was so thin.
So we ordered white perforated seat material and had the...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-30-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Fiesta Red Wheels Red faced / black backs. Really...

Fiesta Red Wheels
Red faced / black backs.
Really starting to like the Fiesta color.
Girls seem to think the color is more then...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Test fitting the new OEM style wheels to the disc...

Test fitting the new OEM style wheels to the disc brakes.
Wheels and brakes from Prestige Thunderbird.
Prestige Thunderbird, has worked out very well for me during this build, but as always will take...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Haven't been able to talk to Lance hope'n to do...

Haven't been able to talk to Lance hope'n to do that tomorrow.
Charley
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Well got the chrome bumpers back from the plating...

Well got the chrome bumpers back from the plating company.
Sent them off to Quality Chrome in Dallas Texas and I have to say their work is perfect and Joe the man who runs the company is 100%...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-11-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Thanks Guy's! I'll make the call. And thanks for...

Thanks Guy's! I'll make the call. And thanks for taking the time to help me out.
I'll take a bunch of pictures and post them here on how we go about making the repair. The ones that where on the top...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Does anyone know anything about the wood that...

Does anyone know anything about the wood that goes around the base of the hardtop?
Charley
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 37,530
Posted By 840 840 840
Testing the water on this Fiesta Red. Top just...

Testing the water on this Fiesta Red.
Top just set on car for a quick look.
Started headliner on top.
WOW! What a...
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