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For Sale: 1956 Ford Thunderbird
, United Kingdom

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This Thunderbird was originally delivered to San Jose, Ca. in 1956. A complete cosmetic and mechanical restoration was completed in January 2011. It was completely disassemble for the restoration, however the body did not come off the frame. It needed no body work and had no rust. It has about 2500 miles on the restoration. This car runs, drives, and handles excellent. Everything works perfect. This beautiful Thunderbird has won many trophies including "Best of Show" in Anaheim at the Pageant of Thunderbirds Show in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Exterior: Red The body was in excellent condition and no rust or body damage was found while in the paint shop. The paint color is Transtar R-77. This is very similar to the original Ford Torch Red color. Undercarriage and suspension: During restoration it was pressure washed and cleaned. What may be the original undercoating was left intact. No rust or problems were found. A new gas tank and sending unit were installed. New Gabriel HD shocks were installed in front and new Gabriel Air shocks were installed in the rear and complete new brake system. New Radial white wall tires with 5 new chrome wire spoke wheels. Mechanical: The engine was rebuilt with no expense spared. A 57 Y-block carburetor, intake, air cleaner, and distributor was installed. This gives the engine better performance and economy and still looks stock. The engine was built to handle unleaded regular fuel. All new engine dress up kit was installed. The radiator has a new core with a seven blade fan for superior cooling. Transmission-was rebuilt and works excellent. Interior: Red & White The complete new interior was installed by Prestige Thunderbird. The dash was removed and everything was rebuilt or replaced. The clock was converted to quartz movement and keeps perfect time. All the plastic and metal work was replace with new. The radio was converted to AM/FM stereo with and IPOD hookup but still looks like the original. The heater/defroster and all controls work. All lights and accessories work as they should. Price includes 100+point inspection, shipping to the UK, insurance, import tax, MOT and registration with DVLA. VAT reclaimable.

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52,500 GBP
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