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Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-24-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By Traneman
Actually the Casco kit is the one I would be ok...

Actually the Casco kit is the one I would be ok with. Iam going to call their Tech support tomorrow. The dislikes I had was it said in the directions some grinding may be needed. Also the...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 06-23-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By Traneman
I need to revive this thread. I am getting close...

I need to revive this thread.
I am getting close to adding the front disc brakes to my 57.

I have looked at Casco and ABSPowerbrake not sure I like either one of them.

Would anyone have any other...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By Traneman
Thank you guys,that is just the info I was...

Thank you guys,that is just the info I was looking for. I was going back and forth about front only or front and rear.

I could make the brackets as we have a CNC Plasma cutter, but as I get older my...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 03-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By Traneman
Smile yes it is for my 57, I will do the work. I do...

yes it is for my 57, I will do the work. I do have benders,flaring tool and cutter plus all the other tools I need.I have a complete sheet metal shop. 10 years ago I did a frame off 57 Nomad.

I have...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 03-24-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By Traneman
Disc Brake Conversion

I have been researching 4 wheel disc brake conversions on the internet and have gotten confused as to what is really best.

Looking for some advice and who has the best kits from some of you that...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Traneman
Thanks everyone, I think I have decided to keep...

Thanks everyone, I think I have decided to keep this radio intact and order one of the newer style radios that look just like it.
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-03-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Traneman
Any suggestions on the best place to have the...

Any suggestions on the best place to have the radio converted to something more modern, but keep the same stock look.
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 08-02-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Traneman
Looking for some advise

I have the original Wonder Bar radio from my 57 that does not work. I have power to it but nothing.

My question is should I send it out for repair, send it to get the retro upgrade, buy an upgraded...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-30-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,994
Posted By Traneman
where to buy weather strip and body gaskets

As you know I am getting my Bird repainted. I am in need of all the body gaskets and weather stripping. I have read posts and searched google til I am blue in the face trying to find what I need.

I...
Forum: 1955 To 1957 Little Birds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By Traneman
57 getting painted

I just bought a 57 from an older gentleman that had it repainted
35 years ago.It is Dusk Rose,but according to the vin the original color was Q Thunderbird Bronze.I have not been able to find one...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 07-25-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Traneman
Thank you, Mt little bird is in the shop getting...

Thank you,
Mt little bird is in the shop getting tuned up and then it goes to the body shop for a few touchups.

As soon as I get it on the road I will post pictures.

Thanks again
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