1957 F7FH Factory Supercharged Thunderbird
Original Factory Invoice to Document Originality
Reported One of Only 17 F7FH Supercharged Thunderbirds built with the 3-Speed Stick Racing Transmission
Power Delete for Performance, Power Steering-Brakes Delete
Professional Restored Supercharged System in Minter's Restoration Facility
Re-built 1957-312-300 Horsepower V/8 - May 1957 Block
EDB-D Low Compression Supercharged Heads
Paxton VR57-A Rebuilt Blower
Carburetor EDB 9510 AB
Intake Manifold EDB9425 Date Code March 1957
Blower Belts ECJ-6556-B FO MO CO
Distributor, Tach Drive Dual Point FEJ 1212 7D
Produced July 22, 1957
Odometer 50,174 Miles
Customer has his choice of wheel and tire application
In 1970's S. California owner added 1957 Thunderbird Power Windows, Town & Country and 1957 Thunderbird Heater System. She originally, by Ford Factory Invoice came without these accessories for ultimate performance.
New owner has the option of Minter's Thunderbird. Removing these accessories to return her to stock by Original Factory Invoice with correct delete shields, or enjoy these accessories.
Sold New to San Jose, California. Same California Owner from 1958 until his passing. His Texas Resident Son sells this Special F7FH Thunderbird to Amos Minter of Dallas, to which this Rare Bird goes directly to Minter's Private Collection until Now.
Not subject to High Humidity climates, this special 1 of 17
F7FH Factory Supercharged Known can be the Crown Jewell of a Serious Collector
Pick of the Day driven less than 80,000 miles since new
Car is being sold because owner lost its indoor storage spot
This is the sixth vehicle in the 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.
The “square-bird” four-seater models that replaced Ford’s iconic Thunderbird roadsters are considered the original “personal luxury” cars.
Barrett-Jackson auctioned off in Scottsdale the impeccable silver-gray 1956 Ford Thunderbird that the legendary Frank Sinatra drove around Palm Springs, California, when he was not off with the rest of the Rat Pack.
Strikingly elegant was the thought that popped to mind when this triple black 1966 Ford Thunderbird appeared as I clicked through candidates for Pick of the Day.
The first-generation two-seat Ford Thunderbird is always a favorite among classic and collector car owners, which sometimes leaves the second generation largely overlooked.
The Ford Thunderbird has gone through many iterations during its design and market focus.
After a visit to Europe in the early 1950s, Henry Ford II decided he wanted to build a two-seat, convertible sports car for the American public.