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Thanks to a lot of help from our intrepid webmaster, Dave Dare ~ simplyconnected (whose user id belies the fact that he is not just "simply connected") I have started the establishment of a .pdf "Book" of extracted articles of interest to us owners of 1958-1966 Tbirds. You will find it in the Technical Resource Library (TRL) down at the bottom of the "Magazines" section. There is both historical information and technical information in these articles, so check them out! Look for the link to "Thunderbird Illustrated Magazine Articles" and click on it. If you do not have Adobe software on your PC, you can download a free copy of Adobe Reader from the web page. I will expand the "book" as I extract more pertinent articles and add to it. You can access the TRL by clicking on the link which is always below my signature element. You can print them out and read them if it is easier to do that way. Or you can zoom in on the articles and make them bigger to read. Let me know what you think of this.
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...You will find it in the Technical Resource Library (TRL) down at the bottom of the "Magazines" section...
Here's the link to these magazine articles <--If you RIGHT click on this link, a popup window will allow you to "SAVE TARGET AS...". Then, save the PDF file in the folder of your choice on your hard drive. (It downloads much faster using this method.)

I love the electrical drawings they offer for you guys with convertibles and retractable hard tops. It's at pg. 18/

Ray tells me he will expand this series as soon as time permits.
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I just finished adding four more articles from the "Thunderbird Illustrated" Magazines. I have now uploaded a total of 11 articles from the first three books. 3 from Edition #1, 4 from Edition #2, and 4 from Edition #3. As soon as I can, I will go on to Edition #4 and work on those. You can view these in the Technical Resource Library. They are down in the Magazine section. Here is the link to it.

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simplyconnected gave you the link to the actual .pdf file. Here it is again.

http://www.squarebirds.org/picture_gallery/TechnicalResourceLibrary/ThunderbirdIllustratedMagazine.pdf
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Ray thanks for getting this put together as it is a tremendous resource for our members not only in historical data but pertinent information. I have saved it to file for future reference.
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Thanks, Dan! Many of these articles in these magazines pertain to the Babybirds, but there are some very good ones on our '58-'66 Tbirds, and later years. Most are of a historical nature. I liked the one about the "Mexico" Tbird and what the 61-63 Bulletbirds might have looked like if the Alex Tremulis design had been chosen. Some are about the racing heritage of our Tbirds. There are just a few technical articles that refer to our '58-'66 Tbirds and I will put them up. The one I just did about troubleshooting and repairing convertible tops is an excellent technical article that anyone with a convertible will want to print out and keep.
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I have uploaded more information from these magazines. The latest is an article about the stainless steel Tbird. I am working on Vol. 1 #4, the 4th magazine now. Just click on the TRL link below, scroll down to the bottom of the Magazine section.
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Tell me more about the Thunderbird Illustrated, is it a monthly magazine, or how do you get them? Sounds like some useful information and I need all the information I can grasp. 62 Convertible Thanks
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Hi Jeral,

That magazine was put out a good number of years ago and is no longer available. However, I was able to obtain a set of them and spent a lot of time and effort into compiling them and putting them into the Technical Resource Library. You can find them by clicking on the link to the TRL which is always part of my signature element. Either use the Find option and type in Thunderbird Illustrated and that will take you right to the link. Or just scroll down until you find the link.
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