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by Joe Karasinski
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: 77-79 sport instrument gauge cluster question
Replies: 13
Views: 4545

Re: 77-79 sport instrument gauge cluster question

Hi Victor, The schematics are several triple width pages which would be impossible to post. But I can tell you that from 76 to 79 the 14 pin connector is the same for both clusters with or without gauges. for the oil pressure gauge to work you'll need a different sending unit and you'll have to buil...
by Joe Karasinski
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: 1979 Wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

Re: 1979 Wheels

The polycast wheels are not repairable. Sorry.
by Joe Karasinski
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: brake question for my 78
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Re: brake question for my 78

Mike, maybe you hit the parking brake pedal just enough to trigger the light?
by Joe Karasinski
Wed Jun 17, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: 1978 exterior trim
Replies: 11
Views: 3255

Re: 1978 exterior trim

It's actually 2 faced tape. quarter inch wide and a 16th or 32nd inch thick.

Do one side at a time if you can or make sure you make them left and right because they are different.
by Joe Karasinski
Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: What to look for in a 79' Heritage
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Re: What to look for in a 79' Heritage

http://www.hagerty.com/valuationtools/hvt/vehiclesearch/Report?vbe=131229 If it's nice car needing only a little work.I'd think 3500 is fair but of course no one ever gives the asking price so obviously make a low offer. There are a lot of these birds still out there and finding low mileage rust fre...
by Joe Karasinski
Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: Body mounts
Replies: 1
Views: 857

Re: Body mounts

You might be able to use some sort of universal mount or look at Lincoln Mk IV part sources too.
by Joe Karasinski
Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: For Sale Thunderbirds and Thunderbird Parts
Topic: 77-1979 parts
Replies: 1
Views: 985

77-1979 parts

If anyone is interested I have for sale an excellent pair of used 79 quarter panels and doors and 2 right side fenders. Also a beautiful gray base model interior seat, carpet, headliner, door panels etc. 351w and FMX trans. Located in Detroit Michigan. I can get pictures if there's interest. Also so...
by Joe Karasinski
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: Vin # decoding
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

This tag is from a 79 Town Landau with T-Tops.Image
by Joe Karasinski
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: 1979 Back seat needed
Replies: 1
Views: 787

If you have the old seat you can get it recovered. this place probably has the material.

http://www.smsautofabrics.com/
by Joe Karasinski
Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: Re: Steering Bowl for 1977 Tbird
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

I don't know how you ever made out on this but I saw this on ebay this morning.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-1974-1978-g ... 69&vxp=mtr
by Joe Karasinski
Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:44 am
Forum: For Sale Thunderbirds and Thunderbird Parts
Topic: 1977 Ford T-Bird for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 824

OK cool, please send photos Trouble4u@twmi.rr.com
by Joe Karasinski
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: For Sale Thunderbirds and Thunderbird Parts
Topic: 1977 Ford T-Bird for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Where is this car?
by Joe Karasinski
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: Green 1977 Thunderbird Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

I've got a good used one for a tilt column. I can sell it for $40. plus shipping. Where are you located?
by Joe Karasinski
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: 1972-1979 Thunderbirds
Topic: Green 1977 Thunderbird Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

I'd fix it. shipping is going to be a lot cheaper for the bowl than an entire column for one and labor wise probably easier. Pulling the whole column is a bit of pain.