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1957 ford thunderbird convert...help!!!


tapatio78
01-13-2011, 09:00 PM
please to anybody that can help me... my father and i have a 57 t-bird ... we have the oval hardtop and we have the soft vinyl or fabric top... the only problem we have is that we do not have the convertible frame to put the soft top on it... it is a manual top.... were can i get or buy a convertible frame for it ... i know they are hard to find and expensive... the car is about 95% restored and its one of the parts that it needs... please any information will be appreciated... thank you

97Bird
01-14-2011, 07:58 PM
Keep checking Hemmings or place an ad in the magazine. Here is one lead.

1957 Ford Thunderbird parts cars
Location: Beverly Shores, Indiana,
THUNDERBIRD 1957, wrecked and burned, usable parts, right door, decklid, nice rear bumper, skirts, some convertible top parts, motor and 3-spd overdrive, may part out, $2,800. 219-874-7428, 219-874-4844, IN. $2,800

Also do a google search for early thunderbird parts and you will get many places to check!

Nichols1994
02-29-2012, 01:21 AM
Have a few 1955-1956-1957 Thunderbird convertible top frames available
Contact me at ccfreedom@aol.com
Regards,
Neil
Saratoga,CA

Nichols1994
02-29-2012, 01:25 AM
please to anybody that can help me... my father and i have a 57 t-bird ... we have the oval hardtop and we have the soft vinyl or fabric top... the only problem we have is that we do not have the convertible frame to put the soft top on it... it is a manual top.... were can i get or buy a convertible frame for it ... i know they are hard to find and expensive... the car is about 95% restored and its one of the parts that it needs... please any information will be appreciated... thank you

Here you go:

Hi, I saw this item on eBay and thought you might be interested.*
Here is the link

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360437526858?rd=1&item=360437526858&viewitem=&sspagename=WDVW&category=140712&ih=023&vxp=mtr#ht_8951wt_1603


1955 1956 1957 Thunderbird Convertible Top Assembly "LATE" Style YouTube Video
Current price:
$2,026.00
Buy It Now price:
$2,957.57
End time: Mar-06-12 20:15:00 PST

97Bird
02-29-2012, 05:31 PM
Welcome to the forum Nichols1994. Unfortunately the OP's post is over a year old and he only made that one post in this forum. Maybe someone else checking in here will be interested in your parts for sale.

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