Things I Wish I’d Known . . .

. . . before I bought a T-Bird.

  1. A “California rust-free car” isn’t always rust free.
  2. A 22 gallon fuel tanks may only mean a 220 mile range.
  3. A full set of stainless steel, pre-bent, ready-to-install brake lines are only $180, delivered.

A kind soul on the Vintage Thunderbird Club International forum pointed out that last fact to me after I aired my brake line woes. I ordered them immediately, of course, from

“I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then.” –Bob Seger


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