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1955 Thunderbirds For Sale
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1955 T-Bird. Black exterior, red and white interior. 40th Anniversary CTCI Gold Medal Winner at Dearborn, Mich. 3,500 miles since frame up and motor restoration, Car in mint condition and lovingly cared for. Asking $35,000. Call Dick, CTCI #23939 (618) 407-6699 (IL).
1955 Thunderbird, Original CA car. Numerous safety upgrades; 12-volt conversion, front disc brakes w/dual master cylinder, 4-core radiator, 6-blade fan, alternator upgrade, radial tires, 3-spd w/overdrive. Have all receipts. Well maintained. $28,000 Call Tom, CTCI #32153, (256) 689-0353 (FL)

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1956 Thunderbirds For Sale
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1956 T-Bird. Black, with Black/White Interior. 312 Auto Trans, Power Steering. Laser straight body. Hard and Soft tops w/ tonneau cover. Super driver! Runs cool all day long. T- Bird Garaged in Fort Myers, FL. $35,000 or Best Offer. Also have a Haul Mark 30 ft enclosed trailer (sold separately) available. Contact Frank, CTCI #29844, (413) 530-6358 (FL)

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1957 Thunderbirds For Sale
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1957 Ford T-Bird D-Code, 390 Cadillac Engine 1960. Complete restoration to high standard. New rubber, glass and chrome work restored. 390 Cadillac engine with hydromantic trans. These conversions were done by Bill Frick and Tappet of Long Island, New York known as the "Fordalack". Very rare car. A nice driving T-Bird. Smooth and quiet with lots of torque. Handling is exceptional with Bilstein shocks and high performance front sway bar. Power steering and power brakes. Drives very nice at freeway speeds. Nothing cut under the hood. Can be returned to stock engine. All new interior with reconditioned instruments. Very nice 2-stage paint work. California car, rust free. $36,000. Contact John, CTCI #36749 (626) 353-5732 (CA).

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3 Speed stick. Original hardtop only, no ragtop or frame. Solid car. Garaged. No rust. Located in North Jersey. Factory color was Red exterior and interior w/White top. Now Maroon w/Black interior. Engine is 292 c.I. With 4 barrel carb. Asking $25,500. Call Jeanette (973) 831-7541 (NJ), peggfly@aol.com.

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1957 White/Red, 312 V8 automatic, PS, PB, AC, 98K miles, wire wheels, new tires, both tops, restored 2005 by Amos Minter, AM/FM radio + blue tooth + orig T and C radio, engine dress kit, orig invoice, 2017 interior updates. Central CA, $55,500. Contact: Steve, CTCI #3333, (559) 302-7707 (CA), Email: main1549@pacbell.net
1957 C-code orig. color Dusk Rose, white interior. CA car, 292 engine. Stored inside. Solid car. No rust-thru or damage. All original parts, both tops and skirts. Disassembled but never restored. $15,000/OBO. Mark, CTCI #11966, Email: m.wichmann@comcast.net

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1957 Thunderbird ps, pw, power seat, auto trans, hardtop and white soft top. Engine and trans rebuilt new alum radiator 5 new tires and spoked wheels. Elec wipers electronic ignition new red interior new paint. Appraised at $49,000 to $52,000. $49,000 Jim 302-530-2740 Email: tbirdpop1@aol.com

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Thunderbird Parts / Misc For Sale
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2002 T-Bird. Black exterior, red and black interior. 15,000 original miles. Asking $25,000. Car in mint condition and lovingly cared for. CaII Dick, CTCI# 23939, (618) 407-6699 (IL).
1957 red/white Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner convertible. 312 cu. in. engine, automatic, power steering and power brakes. Owned 30 years. Paint, chrome and interior very nice. $29,700/offer, Call Bill, CTCI #1790, (714) 496-9159 (CA)

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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 $85,000. Email devans@rvevans.com CTCI #23939 (IL)
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 www.amosminter.com 972-931-3357. Amos Minter, CTCI#3029, 17730 Davenport Rd., Dallas, TX 75252. Phone (972)931-3357, amosminter@sbcglobal.net
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, e-mail:hirschbill@aol.com
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,e-mail:hirschbill@aol.com
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.
Wanted
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T-Birds Wanted 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: amosminter@sbcglobal.net
Services
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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 sales@damperdoctor.com
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 www.datatags.com or call (860) 877-4440. A.G. Backeast, P.O. Box 40011, Grand Junction, CO. 81504.
Relays
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. E-mail:Jsailors@frontier.com
ORIGINAL FACTORY INVOICES
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 $32.85 including sales tax). The original invoice will be provided when available. Otherwise a photocopy of the original will be sent.
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Last modified: February 13 2018