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For Sale: 1965 Ford Thunderbird in Riverside , California

Vehicle Description

1965 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 

390 / 300HP V8 with Holley 4BBL Sniper Fuel Injection 

Cruise-O-Matic Automatic 3 Speed Transmission 

Electric fuel pump

4 row aluminum radiator runs super cool 

Dual speed electric cooling fan temp controlled by the sniper computer system. Factory Ford rear axle and 3.0 Highway gears.

New Black Convertible Top with completely newly upgraded  pistons, motors, wiring on mechanical folding trunk hideaway. Top goes up and down quickly with no problem every time. 

Factory 1961-66 Thunderbird Swing away steering column adjust 10 inches left to right for control and comfort.

Power steering, Power windows all go up and down, Power door locks, Power Antenna, Power front Disc brake & rear drums stops quick and easy.

Air Lift digital management system with dual Viair compressors and 8 gallon tank, Fully air bagged with remote control + 8 presets on the ride height. Full travel vertical is approx 6 inches front and rear. Very original TBird that has had NO frame or chassis modifications or notching.

Ride tech single adjustable shockwave air strut

Ride tech air over leaf with mono leaf and traction bars and ride tech single adjustable shocks.

Interior is a very nicely lightly restored factory blue with full forward folding bucket seats. Very original door panels, straight and crack free dash, working speedometer. The interior flows beautifully with the curves and lines of the car.

Sequential tail lights, hood mounted turn indicator lights, wipers and heater all work as designed.

AM/FM Bluetooth CD radio mounting in center console with 6” box mounted speakers under both front seats.

Runs and drives great, EFI controlled engine responds nice with perfect subtle hot rod sound.

White exterior paint is driver quality that looks great going down the road. Up close you can see the older paint that has cracks, paint chips, touch ups, paint bubbles and imperfections. This Thunderbird does not have car show winning paint but is very respectable and very straight. Doors close perfectly and lines are nice top to bottom. Bumpers and surround chrome are very nice condition. Smaller exterior trim and moldings may have some pitting and could be Re -chromed however are very presentable with the overall attitude of this Bird.

Air Conditioning is a complete Factory unit but needs to be gone through or updated. AC is not currently working.

This Thunderbird Convertible is drop dead sexy with black 5 spoke wheels + polished aluminum lips riding on 255x35ZR Sumo Tires. Lots of New electrical, suspension, mechanical work has recently been done to this TBird. 

This is an exceptionally kool looking car that’s easy to drive and enjoy. Perfect for local car shows or cruise night. Only 6,846 Thunderbird Convertibles were produced in 1965.

Clear California Title and Current California DMV registration valid thru May 2022.

Call or Text 951.348.5795 for more info on this Thunderbird 


Leaks oil 

Horn doesn’t work

Hi beams lights don’t work

Top of drivers side interior door panel is cracked, could be repaired or replaced.


Vehicle Details

  • 1965 Ford Thunderbird
  • Listing ID:CC-1509538
  • Price:$26,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Riverside , California
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:44134
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:65TBVERT
  • Trim Level:Convertible
  • VIN:5Y85Z108188
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Aftermarket Wheels:Yes
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • CD Player:Yes
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Locks:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Tilt Wheel:Yes
  • Fuel Injection:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
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