1955 Ford Thunderbird
Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
Classic Car Overview
The 1955 Ford Thunderbird offered here has been in the hands of the current owner for the last 25 plus years. It remains in highly original condition. The car is powered by its 292V8 engine fed through an upgraded carb with electric choke. Power is transferred to the rear wheels via its automatic transmission. The car has been repainted many years ago in its original factory color, Sky Haze Green over two tone turquoise and white interior. The interior remains highly original featuring original dash, original radio (Non working), original steering wheel and horn ring ets.
Mechanically, the car starts right up and drives with ease. The seller indicates that the transmission was rebuilt two years ago by Mastershift in Grand Rapids, MI.
First Generation Thunderbirds are an American icon and on the must have list for any car enthusiast. The car here, although not concours, offers many options for the new owner. Enjoy the way it is, or refurbish it to another level. The price offered here leaves room for all options.
Classic Car ID101139307
Stock NumberB2638 L
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