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1957 Ford Thunderbird

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1957 Ford Thunderbird

  • DESCRIPTIONA MAGNIFICENT 1957 THUNDERBIRD "D" MODEL. TOP-TO-BOTTOM, FRAME-ON RESTORATION IN 2008 BY PRESTIGE THUNDERBIRD INC. OF SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA. 1,400 MILES SINCE RESTORATION. SHE IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BIRDS ANYWHERE. LOOKS AND RUNS PERFECTLY. EVERYTHING IS DONE AND DONE CORRECTLY TO SHOW CONDITION. RUNS COOL IN HOT WEATHER. COMES WITH REMOVABLE FIBERGLASS HARD TOP. NO SOFT TOP, BUT CAN BE ADDED. COMES WITH BATTERY TENDER, MANUALS, DELUX CAR COVER, HARD TOP HOIST AND ADD-ON AM/FM CASSETTE RADIO. SALE INCLUDES ORIGINAL TOWN AND COUNTRY RADIO. THIS BIRD HAS THE 245 HP, 312 CI ENGINE WITH A SINGLE QUAD CARB, 3 SPEED AUTO FORDOMATIC TRANS, POWER BRAKES, STEERING, SEATS, WINDOWS AND NEW ADD-ON A/C. BODY IS DEAD STRAIGHT AND DOORS FIT TIGHT. ENGINE AND UNDERBODY ARE IMMACULATE. ABSOLUTLY NO RUST ANYWHERE. ALWAYS GARAGED AND RUN WEEKLY. PRESTIGE COMPLETED THE RESTORATION IN 2008 IN THE BEAUTIFUL WILLOW GREEN EXTERIOR, WHITE TOP AND A GREEN AND GREEN INTERIOR - ALL FLAWLESS. PRESTIGE DOCUMENTS THE FOLLOWING ITEMS DONE IN THE RESTORATION: COMPLETE BODYWORK AND PAINT, REBUILT MOTOR WITH .040 PISTONS, ADD ON NEW A/C, REBUILT TRANS, REBUILT 3RD MEMBER, ALL NEW BRAKE SYSTEM, NEW SUSPENSION SPRINGS & BUSHINGS, REBUILT POWER STEERING COMPONENT, NEW COKER RADIAL W/W TIRES, ALL NEW INTERIOR VINYL AND DASH PAD, GAUGES TESTED OR REBUILT, SPEEDO REBUILT AND SET TO "0", ALL NEW WEATHERSTRIPPPING, RE-CHROMED BUMPERS, ALL STAINLESS POLISHED, HARDTOP RESTORED, NEW HEADLINER, DETAIL TRUNK COMPARTMENT AND ALL NEW GLASS. BATTERY IS ONE YEAR OLD. HAS NEW HEAVY DUTY RADIATOR WITH 4-ROW CORE. HAS NEW KELSEY-HAYES CHROME SPOKE WHEELS. HAS LOJAK ANTI-THEFT INSTALLED. THE BIRD IS LOCATED IN REDLAND, CALIF. MIDWAY BETWEEN LOS ANGELES AND PALM SPRINGS.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • STATUSFinished
  • CATEGORYAmerican Classics
  • CONDITIONExcellent
  • DOCUMENTATION OF ORIGINALITY:Y

TRIM & BODY STYLE

  • BODYSTYLEConvertible
  • SUB-BODYSTYLEHard-Top
  • DOORS:Two Door

SUSPENSION

  • SUSPENSIONLeaf Spring Suspension
  • CONDITIONEXCELLENT

ENGINE

  • ENGINE8 Cylinder
  • DRIVETRAIN2 wheel drive - rear
  • DISPLACEMENT312 Cubic Centimeters
  • HORSEPOWER245
  • ORIGINALITYOriginal Engine - Matching Numbers
  • CONDITIONREBUILT - .040 PISTONS
  • FUELGasoline
  • EXHAUSTDual Exhaust

TRANSMISSION

  • TRANSMISSION3 Speed Automatic
  • ORIGINALITYOriginal Transmission - Matching Numbers
  • CONDITIONREBUILT - EXCELLENT

EXTERIOR

  • CONDITIONPERFECT
  • EXTERIOR COLORGreen
  • CUSTOM EXTERIOR COLORTHUNDERBIRD WILLOW GREEN/ WHITE TOP
  • PAINT CONDITIONPERFECT

INTERIOR

  • SEAT MATERIALVinyl
  • SEAT COLORGreen

OPTIONS

  • COMFORT Power Brakes Air Conditioning Power Door Locks
  • WINDOWS Power Windows
  • SOUND AM/FM Radio
  • OTHER FEATURES Custom Wheels

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