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1959 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Ford promoted their 1959 Thunderbird as - the car everyone would love to own. The second-generation T-Bird, introduced in 1958, was available in coupe or convertible form. The Convertible features a power-operated soft top that disappears into the trunk area, with no boot to mar the ultra-sleek top-down profile. The 430-cubic inch, 350-horsepower Special V-8 engine was a $177 option in 1959 and 1960 Thunderbirds. This sensational power plant, in a car as compact as the Thunderbird, results in performance and agility unmatched on the open road.
A little history on this car,....the current Owner has owned this Thunderbird for (in excess) of 10 years after importing directly from the USA from a Thunderbird enthusiast whom gave this Bird a complete restoration overhaul inside & out. All panels are super straight, and align well. Doors shut solid and nicely, no second closes needed. This restoration has held up agreeably over the past 10 years +. There are a few small chips in the paint where over time moving body parts, e.g. boot & bonnet operate, however the overall condition of the body paint is in good condition.
430 ci big block Lincoln engine
3 speed cruise-o-magic transmission
9" rear diff
Front independent A-arms, ball joints, coil springs, tubular shocks and a link stabiliser bar.
Rear parallel leaf springs. The rear suspension also has a solid hypoid axle with semi-floating axles and tubular shock absorbers
Brakes are 4 wheel drums with power assist
Original wheels and caps with period correct whitewall tyres
Red with a white convertible top
Bring the sunshine with you & take this lovely piece of classic history for an unforgettable cruise.
Nice clean reupholstered interior however not the original colour.
Seats 4 comfortably
LOCATED ON THE SUNSHINE COAST, QLD
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