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57 interior replacement

Post by vernz » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:21 am

I am going to replace the interior carpet and seat covers on my 57 bird. I obtained the materials and planned to "reverse engineer" the installation process but would certainly do better with some tips and guidance. Can anyone recommend a book or other reference material that would help me on this project? I also looked around for measurements for locating seat belt anchor locations but failed so far. Can anyone direct me to a source for that information?

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Re: 57 interior replacement

Post by paul2748 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:41 pm

CASCO has a video on Seat recovering
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Re: 57 interior replacement

Post by CSPIDY » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:14 am

CASCO also sells replacement seat belts. They also have a real nice reservation shop and welcome customers to speak directly with their techs. They redid my seat. It is not an easy job although many novelists have done it.
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Re: 57 interior replacement

Post by 1957Birdman » Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:28 pm

Steve Warner (Potomac Classic Thunderbird Club President, Chapter 23 of CTCI) and I wrote a 2 part article on installing the seat covers on the early T-Birds. Send me a PM if you would like me to send you a copy. I will tell you it is a lot of work and time consuming, but can be done by a competent do-it-yourselfer.
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