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1964 Thunderbird convertible Beautiful repaint restored

  • Price: Ask a price!
  • Location: Western USA, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Thunderbird
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1964
  • Mileage: 4,000
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: 390 400 HP Performance Balanced
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Turquoise
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1964 Ford Thunderbird Description

1964 Thunderbird Convertible

In 1958 when Ford came out with the four place Thunderbird and it became the car to have for the wealthy set.

However, by 1964, the four place Thunderbird was highly refined and Ford was very happy with the sales especially compared to Corvette sales. It should be noted that General Motors tried to catch up with the four-place luxury sport touring type concept in 1963 with the 1963 Riviera.

About the 1964 Thunderbird in this eBay auction this car has had an owner who has not only been meticulous about making the car look as cosmetically attractive as possible with the white top matching the white body but he has also been very aggressive in bringing the car up to absolute top mechanical shape. Various upgrades to the mechanical top and other systems in this car to make it like a 21st century car to drive on the road. Keep in mind that this car has the retractable soft top that disappears completely under the rear lid with the push of a button. The top also goes up into the closed position with just a push of a button. The car is also equipped with power steering, power brakes (front brakes are disk brakes!) and power windows. Here at MissChiTown we prefer any convertible to have the soft top match the color of car so that you get a unified look between the soft top and the body. This car shows that concept off when the top is up. The turquoise interior compliments the white paint perfectly. It will be noted here later in the description that the car does come with the fender skirts (not shown in pictures). Some people like the fender skirts off for a sportier look and some people prefer the car looking a little more formal with the fender skirts on…the new owner will have the car equipped with or without fender skirts at his choice.

The following is the description from the private seller and as you can see he has been extremely detailed in trying to make everything as good as it could possibly be for a 1964 Thunderbird. The actual mileage is unknown. The private seller tells us that his objective with this car was to make it reliable, safe and enhance drivability and it appears no expense was spared to accomplish his goals. The longest trip he has taken with the car is around 200 miles and he tells us that it starts, runs down the road and stops very nice. The dash has a cap and the private seller uses a fitted dash carpet to protect it from the sun. Kindly read his description below and call 847-774-4857 if you have any questions.


1964 Thunderbird Convertible

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390 Thunderbird V8

Three speed automatic

Power windows

Power Steering

Power Brakes

Power top

History of car since owned:

Purchased in January 2003 in California

White exterior

Turquoise Interior

Odometer at time of purchase 41K

Repaint (2005)

Bucket seats reupholstered (original color, material and style)

New Top and weather stripping

New door weather stripping

Rebuilt High Performance 390 CI motor with MSD Ignition

Added aluminum radiator with two electric fans

Added Billet Pullies and other under hood upgrades

Rebuilt C6 3 speed transmission

Replaced Cruise a Matic with C6 rebuilt transmission

Added Oversized stabilizer bars front and rear

New exhaust

Many exterior and interior parts re chromed

Converted gages from analog to electronic

Added Custom autosound radio and speakers

All new convertible top replacement control relay system

Added front disk brakes with new master cylinder and power brake booster

Added Thunderbird wire wheels

1964 Ford Thunderbird Engine

Purchased September 2004 - 4K Miles

Ford 390 400 HP Hi Performance-Balanced

Balanced Rotating Assemble

3.780 stroke nodular iron crank

6.488 big beam forged rods with Milodon/ARP rod bolts

91/2 to 1 compression Forged pistons

Seasoned 2 – bolt main block

Deck head gasket surface on block to insure a good seal

New Hydraulic flat tappet cam

New Edelbrock Performer RPM Aluminum heads

New Edelbrock Performer RPM Aluminum intake manifold

New Edelbrock 650 cfm carb

New 1.440 high performance springs

New spiral -type valve guides for better oil retention

New perfect circle rings

New double row timing set

New high volume oil pump with steel drive shaft

New Brass expansion plugs2

Purchased Overhauled C6 August 2004

4K miles

New overhaul kit

New Converter

New Direct Drum

New Band

New Bushing kit

New Low Roller

New Transmission Fluid

Mount

Starter

Cooler Line

Wire Wheels

Purchased 12/2015

15x6 T- Bird wire Wheels with Caps – January 2016

New Convertible Top - December 2007

All new convertible top replacement control relay system

Purchased March 2009

Eight identical dust proof electric relays with manual over-ride buttons on each relay and time delay adapter on one relay

Contains two heavy duty solenoids which operate the pump

Includes more positive ground system

Includes emergency deck unlock switch

Dakota Digital Vacuum Fluorescent Dashboard - January 2005

Professional Repaint - March 2005

New Brake Master and Booster - April 2012

New Aluminum Radiator and Electric Fans - August 2012

New Exhaust System - March 2012

For any collector or collection that has been looking for a 1964 Thunderbird, we can’t think of one that mechanically has been more meticulously gone over and looks equally as good. We also think the color scheme of white on white with a turquoise interior is just perfect. These cars make fantastic show cars at any show and they are great tour cars with plenty power and handle exceptionally well. The driver and passengers bucket seats are more than extremely comfortable. Very seldom do you find a 1964 Thunderbird that has been gone over so completely. Most of them are usually in shabby condition. This one speaks for itself in the pictures. We might say that the reserve is relatively very low compared to the general market prices.


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VEHICLE IS OFFERED FOR SALE BY A

PRIVATE SELLER

All information and photos have been provided by the private seller of this vehicle.

PAYMENT

Seller requires winning bidder to contact 847-774-4857 within 24 hours of auction end to acknowledge purchase and make arrangements for pickup or shipping.

A 10% non-refundable deposit (minimum of $1,200.00) is required within 24-hours of close of auction.

Full payment is required within five business days of end of auction.

SHIPPING

Transportation costs are the responsibility of the winning bidder.

We are happy to contact an insured, enclosed carrier to provide a shipping quote but ultimately the shipping is the buyer’s choice and responsibility.

If you provide your zip code we can calculate mileage for you.

Vehicle must me picked up within 14 days of payment, unless other arrangements have been made.

TERMS OF SALE

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