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1955 Thunderbirds For Sale
Jump to: 1956 / 1957 / Other
For Sale: 1955 Thunderbird, professionally restored in Brillion, WI to correct Raven Black, white and black interior. Original 292 engine and Ford-O-Matic transmission, both rebuilt. Power windows, seats, brakes and steering, all working. Owned by the same family for the last 45 years, garaged. $42,000, call Kathleen (920) 450-0568 (WI)

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1955 Thunderbird. Rust free CALIFORNIA car bought new at Hollywood Ford, one family owned. Restored and correct Thunderbird Blue with Turquoise/White interior. A/T, Power disc brakes, Power steering, Power seat. 12 Volts, 57 Carb and Distributor, alternator. Both tops, white hardtop, and black canvas soft top. Many new parts and upgrades for performance and reliability. Looks and drives excellent. $29,000. Bill (408)472-5053 (CA),CTCI# 13314 email:

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FOR SALE: 1955 Bird, 60K, CA car, completely restored, new black paint, new conv top, new B/W interior, new carpeting, stainless exhaust system, 12V elec system & gauges, rebuilt P/S, new steering linkage & ball joints. Engine/carb rebuilt. Bumpers rechromed as new. Excellent condition. $70,000 obo. Call Bruce (724) 771-8479 (PA). CTCI #50.
1956 Thunderbirds For Sale
Jump to: 1955 / 1957 / Other
Beautiful black 1956 T-Bird in excellent condition. White porthole top, black and white interior, rebuilt 312-V8 Ford-o-matic, power steering, power seat, dress up kit. $31,000. Contact Ed, (336) 799-4370 (NC). CTCI#37519.

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1956 T-Bird, p/s, p/b, auto, with dress-up kit, off-frame restoration in 2000, yellow with black and white interior, wire wheels and Coker radials. Owner CTCI member & judge, lots of extras, asking $33,000 USD or obo. Coquitlam, B.C. Call Tony, CTCI #30857, (604) 788-1275.

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1956 T-Bird. Power steering, brakes and windows. Automatic with continental kit. Porthole, soft top, and skirts. White exterior, with black and white interior. After factory A/C. Nice driver. Call Carol (214)923-2289, email at $36,599.00 OBO (Dls, TX).

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1957 Thunderbirds For Sale
Jump to: 1955 / 1956 / Other
1957 restored. Red w/red-white int., 312, auto, both tops (white), ps, original T+C radio, engine dress kit, data plate correct. Many recent improvements. Moving - must sell. Asking $42,000. Call Mike (610)704-4539 or email

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1957 White/Red, 312 V8 automatic, PS, PB, AC, 98K miles, wire wheels, new tires, both tops, restored 2005, AM/FM radio + orig T&C radio, engine dress kit, orig invoice, date plate correct. Central CA, $52,500. Contact: Steve CTCI #3333, (559)302-7707 (CA), email:

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T-Bird 1957 frame-off restoration, Black, black and white interior. Original 312v8 engine, 70,000 mi, 4 barrel carburetor, automatic transmission, power steering, brakes. Porthole top and soft top. Used very little after restoration. $48,500. (207) 827-3622 (ME)

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1957 Black/Red - 23,232 documented miles, judged and awarded Original Unrestored Car at CTCI International Convention 2002; Also most popular display car. P/S and non P/B. Original throughout. Original invoice, $59,500. Call Jim (864) 859-1479, (SC) CTCI #31669.

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Thunderbird Parts / Misc For Sale
Jump to: 1955 / 1956 / 1957
Birds: Matching Pair
MATCHING PAIR: 1955 T-Bird. Black ext-red & white int. 40th Anniversary CTCI Gold Medal Winner at Dearborn, Mich. 3,500 miles since frame up & motor restoration. 2002 T-Bird. Black ext, red & black int. 15,000 original miles. Both cars in mint condition & lovingly cared for. Asking $95,000 firm. Contact Dan, CTCI #23939 (IL),
Wittek Sure-Tite Ď56 clamps, new, never installed, Concours quality or better. $125.00 each. I have enough for a few sets of 6 or 8 at the same price. Will deliver to Ford Carlisle. Richard, CTCI #19938 (FL)
Looking for Parts?
If you canít find it we can! 1955-57 Thunderbird New, Used and NOS Parts Available. Hillís Thunderbird Center, Racine,Ohio. Call Marvin or Tim, Phone: (740) 949-1956.
Restoration & Parts
1957-56-55 Original Convertible Tops, Original bumper Jacks.Unrestored and Restored, Price on condition. Detailed Pictures 972-931-3357. Amos Minter, CTCI#3029, 17730 Davenport Rd., Dallas, TX 75252. Phone (972)931-3357,
Carburetor Rebuilding
Original Carburetors Rebuilt Ď55-56-57 $350.00. Core Charge on all $250.00. Hillís Thunderbird Center, Racine, Ohio. Call Marvin or Tim, Phone: (740) 949-1956.
Thunderbird Red Engine Paint
Ford Thunderbird Red, hi-temp, hi-gloss, engine enamel. The correct color, will not burn off. Quart cans $39.00; aerosols $18.00. Gas tank sealer, alcohol resistant, the only sealer that works, $32.00 per quart can. 1800 degree exhaust and manifold paints in cast iron gray, black and bright aluminum, will not burn off, pint cans only, $32.00 , aerosols $20.00 ea (plus shipping). Bill Hirsch, 396 Littleton Ave., Newark, NJ 07103. Phone (800)828-2061 or fax (973)642-6161,
T-Bird Convertible Tops
Convertible tops for all T-Birds. In Stayfast $700. or 7 yr. Vinyl $350. Tops include new plastic rear window, pads, wire-on trim and metal tips for rear bow. Shipping $20.00. Bill Hirsch, 396 Littleton Ave., Newark, NJ 07103. Phone 1 (800) 828-2061,
Power Window Setup
New Reproduction Power Window Setup Call for Pricing.Hillís Thunderbird Center, Racine, Ohio. Call Marvin or Tim, Phone: (740) 949-1956.
Convertible Tops 1955-1957
Original Convertible Tops 1955-1957 Price $3000.00 and up. Hillís Thunderbird Center, Racine, Ohio. Call Marvin or Tim Phone: (740) 949-1956.
T-Bird Parts & Cars
Ď55-57 T-Bird parts and cars, NOS, new and used. I also purchase parts and cars and do minor and cosmetic repairs. I have a large inventory, largest dealer in New England. Please call for all your needs. Spring Carlisle P-196, Fall N6 and 7, Hershey GBK7. Fenoís T-Bird, Certified Appraiser, 4 South Ridge Rd., Farmington, CT 06032, (860) 229-9434, CTCI #19324.
Body Panels
NOS Sheet Metal Fenders, Quarters, Rockers. Hillís Thunderbird Center, Racine, Ohio. Call Marvin or Tim, Phone: (740)949-1956.
Damper Doctor Harmonic balancer rebuilding, silicone rubber injection. New pulley straightening, 3 year warranty. Toll free (888) 834-2137, Mon-Fri. 8-5 WCT. Damper Doctor, 1055 Parkview Ave., Redding, CA 96001. Email
Data Plates
All 6 backgrounds cover every month variation known Ď55-57. Impervious to attack printing. Correct, well-defined characters with proper hook ends. Correct puffed, lined Asterisk symbols. Correct border with proper rivet hole clearance. 18 years tag experience and a huge database to assist with missing information. One week turn around. Rivets available. E and F-Birdsí pedigree will be checked. Questionable orders refused. Send sketch or Photocopy of tag wanted for further details. Visit us on the web at or call (860) 877-4440. A.G. Backeast, P.O. Box 40011, Grand Junction, CO. 81504.
Relays rebuilt with modern components. OD, í56 and í57, Window Safety and í57 Easy-Entry relays (all on engine Firewall) $50. Window and Seat $65. í57 Dial-o-Matic $145. Specify 6V or 12V. Add $15 for each 6V relay. John Sailors, CTCI #2830, 1876 NE Thomas, Hillsboro, OR 97124. (503) 648-7250.
Classic Thunderbird Club International has almost all 1956 and 1957 invoices and some 1955 invoices - from Serial No. 232214 on. They are available to C.T.C.I. members at a cost of only $30.00 each (California Residents $32.70 including sales tax). The original invoice will be provided when available. Otherwise a photocopy of the original will be sent.
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1957-56-55 Thunderbirds wanted in good condition. Detailed pictures help, serious cash buyer. Amos Minter, CTCI #3029,17730 Davenport Rd., Dallas, TX 75252. Phone (972) 931-3357, E-mail:
Last modified: May 16 2017