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1957 ford thunderbird Sold as is

  • Location: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Thunderbird
  • SubModel: Convertible
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1957
  • Mileage: 99000
  • VIN: D7FH325588
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 312 cubic inch
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1957 Ford Thunderbird Description

The prior buyer did not pay. 🙁 Having owned this 1957 Thunderbird for many years I’ve realized that a total restoration or rat rod smoker is not feasible for me at this time. Instead of parting out I am offering a complete Tbird for restoration.The engine is free and have run in the past with no smoke, right now can’t figure out why there’s no spark. Have a video clip available by email showing engine is free.Automation transmission has a leak probably from the front seal drying out. Former owner had trans rebuilt a few years before my purchase.Needs full interior and soft top. Have seat stored it’s a manual. Car was equipped according to build sheet (pictured) with no power option, automati, d code 312 v8 w no dress up kit. Don’t have skirts. Needs tires don’t have jack except for curved hold down piece.The basic shape is there but it is a rust prone New England car. Frame is good and pic of rear underside shows that someone replaced springs/bumper and roughly notched openings to get at bolts, it’s not a rust out. All the rust has been cut out of floor, inner engine compartment on both side, have stamped sheet metal sitting in place in pictures. Have 4 stamped pieces for floor. Needs inner & outer rockers. The door are solid and probably have been replaced, rust showing on outersurface is not soft. Left qtr has been trimmed below accent lin, needs stamped piece from dogleg back to bumper. Rear bumper has a twist in left tip. Trunk area needs work on left qtr only, spare tire well needs some work. Front bumper shape is fine, both need recchrome. Brakes have been refurbished with some lines replaced. Pictures show a pretty full representation of work needed but probably a visit inspection if in Massachusetts if possible.Located and Titled in Mass.Convertible top covering is shot. The convertible frame is not broken and the swing bar is in place.Feel price asked is a buy for a complete car in comparison to parting out prices.I do not want to part this car out ! Available for pickup only. Sold as is. No warranty.