Finished in white over a red interior, this 1961 Ford Thunderbird was part of the Jerry Capizzi collection of fine Ford motor cars and automobiles that were sold in 2006. The collection featured excellent condition, drivable show quality cars that were a lifelong passion of Jerry’s.
This car was the recipient of a restoration back to original specifications and was a high option car from the factory. Options include power steering, power brakes, AC, power top, power windows, and power locks. The only engine option for 1961 was the 390, this car is equipped with the Cruise-O-Matic transmission and 3.00:1 rear axle.
Recent maintenance work to the car includes:
New wiring and modern harnesses.
Trunk mechanicals/hydraulics have been replaced with new.
Interior reupholstered to Concours level.
Driver's seat bracket setback to accommodate drivers over six feet tall
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