For Sale: 1956 Ford Thunderbird in West Okoboji, Iowa

Vehicle Description

'''ALERT---ALERT---PROJECT CAR---NEEDS ADDITIONAL RESTORATION''' 1956 "Baby Bird" was the second-year model of the first-generation Ford Thunderbird and has become known as the mid-century icon for sports cars. American Graffiti fans as well as classic car collectors across the world are familiar with the most popular luxury sports car of the mid-fifties. Out of the barn after 45 years being covered in dust comes this example of the American classic car collectors sweetest dream. The 312cid Y-block V8 runs acceptably well after some fresh fuel and the addition of new sparkplugs. The radiator has been replaced along with the gas tank, lines, fuel sender, tires, master-cylinder and battery. This vehicle will be sold as a running and driving project car. The body and paint will need abundant love and the drive train and suspension will need additional tuning and maintenance, such as carb kit and age hardened rubber bushings and other parts. The up-side on this one is that you can drive it while you restore and the potential for increased market value is huge. This hardtop only, convertible has an automatic transmission and power steering for driving comfort and enough power to get the sports car feel. Wake up and act now to be able to own a piece of history at an affordable price. If you are showing, cruising or just collecting, this car puts you in a vehicle that will one day be the envy of your collector friends. The condition as shown in the pictures should make this a super worthwhile restoration project because of its low price for a vehicle in this condition, making it a perfect choice for getting into the classic car market either as an investment opportunity or as a weekend or daily driver. If you've wanted a sporty super stylish car with the potential to be a consistent show winner and a dependable driver and at an affordable price this is the one! Don't wait. Mileage stated in listing is the odometer reading only, not to be interpreted as certified miles. Contact Grant our sales manager for further assistance, phone 712-332-8029 or email [email protected] ...We recommend, encourage and invite you to visit our facility to inspect your potential purchase, or to send a professional inspector or appraiser, of your choosing, in your stead.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1299777
  • Price:$18,495
  • Location:West Okoboji, Iowa
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:Off White
  • Interior Color:Red and White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:72912
  • Stock Number:56F3
  • VIN:P6FH206236

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