1955 Ford Thunderbird for sale 101084685
1955 Ford Thunderbird
$40,000
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1955 Ford Thunderbird

$40,000

Private Seller

Encinitas, CA 92024

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Classic Car Overview

This is a 1955 Ford Thunderbird Hardtop Convertible with a 292ci Manual V8. 1955 is the 1st Model year for the T-Bird. I am the 3rd owner, it has been garaged and maintained since I have owned it. It had a complete restoration in 2007.

This car drives well and runs smooth. Since owning it I have replaced the fuel tank, brake cylinder, and given it regular oil changes.

Here are a few things that need work:

-During restoration - they attempted to convert the 6V system to a 12V system. I returned a 6V battery, which is weaker, and did most of the minor rewire work, but it should be looked at by someone smarter than me - Either complete the 12V conversion or check the wiring. The major issues from this have been resolved.

-The paint on the fuel cap cover is chipped (see picture).  

-The rubber weatherstripping inside the Hard Top needs to be replaced, its is old and can leave a rubbery residue on the white paint (see picture around the back of the seat)

-The bumper that keeps the driver door open is broken... door is still fully functional

All in all - this is an awesome looking - solid running car that has been cared for since it was first bought. I don't have the time to give it the attention it deserves.... - not looking for trades.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101084685
  • Stock Number
    N/A
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    Convertible
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    39,800 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Exterior Color
    N/A
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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