For Sale: 1955 Ford Thunderbird in Santa Ynez, California

$22,500

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Vehicle Description

New Price:

Offered here is a California driver 1955 Thunderbird. Owned by one family since the 1970's, the car is priced for a quick sale. The car has an oil leak which will need attention and is only driven short distances around the Township of Santa Ynez in the Santa Barbara, California wine country. With the stock V/8, the odometer currently reads 109k original miles. 

The vehicle has an upgraded 12 volt electrical system. I am informed that the whole new front end has been rebuilt recently with new parts for the cost of over $1,000. The older paint is thin in areas and paint bubbling was noticed on the back trunk lid and a spot on the driver's side door, but the entire car is certainly presentable as-is. (Please review the photos). The chrome is intact but getting thin in areas and some pitting was noticed on the chrome windshield frame. The car sports wide white tires, the original hubcaps and wheel well skirts that will need to be installed. The hard removable top will also come with this sale. The passenger side door will need of adjustment to close properly. 

The dash, seat and door panles remain in satifactory condition. The tachometer works. The radio is an unknown. The electic seat moves but slowly. The heater willl need new hoses installed. All-in-all the car need some TLC but will make for a great driver or could be a prime candidate for a complete restoration.

For additional information please phone Dave Henry @ 805 705-4924.

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Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1090043
  • Price:$22,500
  • Location:Santa Ynez, California
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:109333
  • Trim Level:Convertible w/Removable Hardtop
  • VIN:P5FH238581
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Power Seats:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive