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Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by goldwinghg » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:04 am

I am looking for a complete CTCI restoration manual. If anyone has one,or knows someone that has one,they want to sell. I am interested. PM me,and let me know what you have,and the price.


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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by ICON 1961 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:50 pm

This Restoration Manual is still for sale through CTCI.....$185.00https://www.ctci.org/store.php/products/restora ... e-110-58fc
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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by MNTom » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:44 am

Also looking for one . Have one from 1995 but lacks a lot of content. Is the current one worth $185?

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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by 1957Birdman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:47 pm

Yes, it is worth it and the missing sections are available from CTCI. If you aren't a member you should join. The Early Bird magazine is worth the cost and is published 6 times a year. You can order all the sections you need on their online store.

I will just make an observation here and I mean no disrespect. When a person spends a large sum of money on an old car (probably over $20K) it seems to me spending a couple of hundred dollars on a restoration guide is money well spent. Everyone should be thankful that there is so much support within the T-Bird community to get the cars restored and running. That isn't the case with many older cars.
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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by goldwinghg » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:41 am

Is it possible,to get just the section,that deals with rear main seal replacing. I want the complete manual,but for now. I would like to get that section for now.

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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by 1957Birdman » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:17 am

The sections that deal with the rear main seal are appendix G and H. They are available separately from CTCI, if you are a member, which I highly recommend joining if you aren't. These sections along with what I pointed you to in a previous posting at Gil's Garage should meet your need.
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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by ICON 1961 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:02 pm

I highly recommend you get the CTCI Restoration Manual, I bought one through E Bay very reasonable and added the missing chapters. I was still ahead of the game.
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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by MNTom » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:06 am

Yes I am a member and as mentioned have a earlier version of the manual. Can you tell me what addendum would address body removal?

Thank you for your help.

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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by 1957Birdman » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:59 pm

It is Addendum E, 2003.

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Re: Complete CTCI restoration manual

Post by paul2748 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:45 pm

I have a friend who sold his Bird and has a Restoration Manual for sale. PM or email me.
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