1956 Thunderbird Original Peacock ‘Turquoise” Blue Loaded with
Equipped with the optional 312-225 h.p. V/8, rebuilt in Minter’s Thunderbird Restoration facility.
This rebuilt Original Engine still has the standard bore, Standard Crankshaft and Standard Rings, quite unusual for 61 year old Thunderbird.
Rebuilt Ford-O-Matic Late Production oil cooled Automatic Transmission
Rebuilt Swift Sure Power Brake System, New Frontend bushings and shocks.
Original Power Steering System Rebuilt by Minters
Town & Country Radio
Ford’s See-Clear windshield washer system
Interesting History: Reported special ordered by then famous Mr. Eugene Sanger of the Sanger Harris Department Store Chain, headquarters in Dallas, Tx. Mr. Sanger sold this 1956 Peacock Blue Thunderbird to his neighbor, reported on the same street. She kept this Special 1956 Thunderbird until moving to assisted living. Documentation of Maintence repair bills date back in the 1960’s on.
Restoration started in Minter's thunderbird restoration now. Pictures of the 1956 Peacock Thunderbird is in her unrestored condition, not the finished restoration. An Original Peacock Blue Thunderbird, always Dry Climate Dallas, Texas Owned, with an interesting history.
Few 1956 Thunderbirds have this investment potential