Rare and gorgeous factory color combination: Coral Sand with all
white interior. Very desirable power steering and power brakes
upgraded with disc. Beautifully restored. These sporty 2 seaters
feature a functional hood scoop and dual exhaust exiting through
the bumper. It was 1957 so of course it has tailfins!
EXTERIOR: The body is really exceptional. The gaps are square and
flush, the doors never fit this good when they were new. The body
is straight, I did not find any rust or bubbles. The paint code is
ZE which indicates Coral Sand body with a Colonial White removable
hardtop. The paint is very glossy with a smooth finish. All of the
chrome sparkles including the bumpers, emblems, door handles etc.
The windshield was replaced. Jambs are painted real nice and are
detailed. Weatherstrips were replaced. It rolls on radial whitewall
tires. The rims are painted body color and the hubcaps are
INTERIOR: Very attractive all white interior- code XK. The carpet
was replaced and has reproduction floor mats. The seat was
reupholstered, door panels were replaced. The entire dash area
looks great. It has full set of factory gauges including
tachometer. It was upgraded with a smaller steering wheel which
makes it much easier to get in and out. It also has white
seatbelts. Factory options include power seat and windows. Overall
very tidy. It fits nice, the knobs and trim are real nice.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: 312-245 hp motor runs smooth. It has upgraded
Holley 4-barrel carb with electric choke. The entire compartment is
detailed and proper looking. The components, brackets, wiring,
linkages, ignition system all look real nice. Features include
power steering and power brakes. Upgraded with a dual reservoir
master cylinder. It also has optional engine dress up that includes
chrome air cleaner, breather cap and finned aluminum valve covers.
The reproduction battery is secured properly, the washer bag is
hooked up. It has proper glass fuel filter and dated plug wires.
There is an upgraded electric fan. It was just serviced- adjusted
carb, ps belt and timing. Fresh oil change. Oil pump was
This is a quality Bird throughout. Restored about 10 years ago and
still looks beautiful. The colors really separate it from the
others. You head will be held high when cruising this one!
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It is finished off very nicely. Solid metal
painted the body color. It has a complete replacement liner kit.
The radial whitewall spare has never been used, it's on a coral
painted rim. The jack assembly was restored. Weatherstrip looks
UNDERSIDE: Under this bird appears to be very clean. It is clean,
tidy and proper. The front end components appear to be in good
shape, sway bar end links look new. It was just given an alignment.
Upgraded with KYB gas shocks. The fuel tank looks new. Dual exhaust
is in good shape. Upgraded with disc brakes in the front, e-brake
assembly is hooked up. Bottom of the motor is clean. It has a
Cruise-O-Matic transmission. 3.10 gears in the rear end. The
floors, braces and frame look like solid metal and are painted
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815 385 3644 9-5 central
Power disc brakes
Engine dress up