For Sale: 1963 Ford Thunderbird in Mokena, Illinois

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Vehicle Description

Outstanding 1963 Thunderbird VERY RARE M-Code Sports Roadster Show Car "Thunderbird Sports Roadster production numbered 1,427 units in 1962, but just 455 in 1963, making them rare birds indeed. Even rarer were Thunderbirds ordered with the monstrous 390-cubic inch tri-power V-8, which was designated by an M in the VIN; thus resulting in the nickname of “M-Code” cars. These cars breathed through a set of three Holley two-barrel carburetors and put out some 340 horsepower at the crankshaft, which is to say they were plenty capable of shaming any Corvette-driving challengers." Ford turned out just 37 M-Code Sports Roadsters in 1963. There are over 120 pictures of this car in the ad below, including detailed exterior, interior, engine, trunk and undercarriage. Scroll down after the description and let them load on your computer, it will take some time because of the size. WE WILL NOT RESPOND to emails or texts asking for the reserve, or selling price. If you would like to discuss a purchase, GIVE US A CALL 815-953-6843 For sale by owner, a member of the Classic Thunderbird Club of Chicago, is this very rare 1963 Thunderbird. This is 1 of 37 1963 models produced with the rare 'M' code engine. It is a 390 cubic-inch V-8 engine generating 340 horsepower. It uses 3 2-barrel carbs and has a Cruise-o-Matic 3-speed automatic transmission. There really is not a lot to say about this one, it is one of three classic Thunderbirds for sale by the same owner.  Professionally restored (By Jewel Meetz) to be a show car and completed about 10 years ago, this car is incredible!  Please let all the pictures load (there are over 130) to see the high quality restoration of this classic Ford.  Since completion it has only been driven about 8,700 miles for the occasional Sunday drive and car shows.  Everything on this car is excellent and has either been redone, rebuilt or replaced. The engine is the original rebuilt 390 Tri-Power V-8 mated to the original 3-speed automatic transmission. Very nicely equipped with power steering, power brakes, power windows and air conditioning. What follows are the details. Vin # 3Y89M116762 DATA PLATE Body      Color      Trim      Date      DSO      Axle      Trans 76B          J          56          03L          34          2          4   390 M-Code V-8 Engine Automatic Transmission Power Front Disc Brakes Power Steering Power Windows AM/FM Radio This car was completed by respected Thunderbird restorer Jewel Meetz in Brillion, Wisconsin and is a multiple award winner that draws a crowd wherever it goes.  All features are fully operational and it drives like a dream. Included in the sale will be some photo documentation of the restoration and a binder full off receipts.   Please remember that this car is 53 years old and not perfect.   THIS CAR IS FOR SALE BY OWNER AND LOCATED IN HINSDALE, ILLINOIS 60521   Disclaimer;  This vehicle is for sale by a private party and the above information was provided by the owner.  We can make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information.  All vehicles are sold "AS-IS" and "WHERE IS" with no express, written, or implied warranty, representation, or guarantee (including, but not limited to; warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose). We shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness or defects herein and make no warranty in connection therewith.  Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type.  It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle as to the condition and value and to purchase based solely upon that

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-904395
  • Year:1963
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Thunderbird
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:8735
  • Stock Number:6762
  • VIN:3Y89M116762