Scott, if Peter or someone on here can give you the '57 Part # for this harmonic balancer, then you might be able to find it at one of these Obsolete Parts companies. You are probably going to have to provide them with the Part #, because it has been my experience that is what they look it up by on their computer systems. Here is what I have culled out of the Advertisements Forum that you might want to check out...
Here is the web page and contact information for Desert Valley Auto Parts, in Phoenix, of Desert Car Kings TV show fame. 800-905-8024.
Green Sales Co-Obsolete Ford, Lincoln, Mercury Parts is located in Ohio - http://www.greensalescompany.com
- 800-543-4959. This company specializes in stocking old, obsolete parts. If you are looking for something and cannot find it, try Green!
Located in San Jose, California. Telephone # (800) 667-6659
This Inquiry Form shows the inquiry to be for C3TZ-12A042-B. However, if you use this form to inquire about some other NOS part, say so in the Comments section..
NOS Parts recently consolidated 5 independent warehouses into one 10,000ft facility in Waxahachie, Texas. These separate warehouses had been providing New Old Stock Ford, Lincoln and Mercury parts to Dealerships, auto centers and individuals for over 40 years. In addition we acquire the inventory of Ford and Lincoln /Mercury dealers who look to reduce their inventory levels. To date NOS Parts Ltd has cataloged over 67,000 part numbers. Here is their phone number and email address.
Here is the link to all Tbirds - 1955-2005. They list 1,789 parts available across those years.
Check them out! They might have the rare part you are looking for.
Obsolete & Classic Auto Parts is located in Oklahoma City -
800-654-3247 - If you are looking for old, obsolete or classic auto parts and you have not checked us out, give us a shot!
Here is the website for Rare Parts
They specialize in manufacturing rare parts for old classic cars, including the rear suspension parts for the '58 Tbird. Their contact information is on their website.
T-Bird Parts - '55-'57 Tbirds
This company has a lot of parts for our Babybirds. They are in West Chester, PA. Their full contact information is on their website.
Vintage T-Bird Sanctuary is located in Oregon -
Please let us know if one of these companies pans out for you...