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1955 Ford Thunderbird

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Manufacturer: Ford
Model: Thunderbird
Year: 1955
Type: Convertible
Color: Teal
Mileage: 75,027
Engine: 292 V8
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: White
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1955 Ford Thunderbird
Stock #1885-DFW

1955 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   292 V8 BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
3 Speed Manual (Overdrive)
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   75027 INTERIOR COLOR :   Turqouise    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Manual Convertible Top. Removable Hard Top. Air Conditioning. Power Seats. Maintenance Records. Build Receipts

SELLER REMARKS

The 1955 Ford Thunderbird was a game-changer. Sure. the Corvette set the stage. but the Thunderbird introduced the personal luxury car. a concept that has proven remarkably durable in the 50-odd years since its introduction. This lovely 1955 T-Bird shows you why these are such enduring favorites. and why no collection is complete without one today.



If you ask someone to close their eyes and think of a Thunderbird. this Thunderbird Blue roadster is quite likely what they'll imagine. Beautifully proportioned. neatly styled. and with neat little details throughout that told the world that Ford was serious about their 2-seater. This one was restored years ago and has seen some use since then. but you really can't go wrong with an early 'Bird. The paint has a soft pastel look. perfect for the 1950s. and while it shows a few nicks and bumps. none of it detracts from the pure fun this car represents. It was done in lacquer (eight coats according to the seller). so it's got the right shine. but you need to take care of it because it's not as durable as the modern stuff. The '55's trim proportions. simple lines. and lack of extras make them a favorite among collectors. and it's easy to see why. The chrome shines up well. and those details I mentioned. including the hash marks on the fenders. the hood scoop. and jet-inspired taillights. are all in excellent shape.



Turquoise and white is the theme inside. too. where you'll find an interior with the right look. The two-tone bench seat shows some normal wear and tear but no rips or tears. and better yet. it's power actuated! The gauges appear to be a combination of original and new pieces. although the speedo and tach are off line at the moment. The original AM radio is still in the dash. but somewhere along the line. a modern AM/FM/cassette head unit was stashed under the dash. and that's what you'll listen to when you go cruising. There's also a period under-dash A/C system that's been converted to R134a refrigerant. so a recharge will be quick and easy. And here's an unusual fact: you could have either a folding convertible top or a removable hardtop at no cost. but getting both was extra. You're in luck here because the original buyer of this 'Bird ordered both. with the hardtop being a correct non-porthole unit while the white folding top is older but in good condition. The trunk is finished with matching turquoise carpets that are a little dressier than the usual mats. and includes a full-sized spare tire.



The only engine available in 1955 was a P-code 292 cubic inch "Y-block" V8. which when linked to a 3-speed manual transmission. makes 198 horsepower. Rebuilt and detailed when the car was restored. it fires easily and wears a proper Thunderbird dress-up kit that includes a chrome air cleaner and those gorgeous finned cast aluminum valve covers. Ford Red paint on the block still looks good and the unusual air cleaner makes use of the hood scoop for fresh air. Yes. it's a little scruffy and there's some extra chrome. but it's ready to drive. not hang around on a show field. Underneath. it's probably original and in good order. and includes a new gas tank hanging out back and a dual exhaust system that exits under the bumper instead of through the bumper guards (which protects the chrome). Recent 15-inch whitewalls have been fitted and wear full wheel covers that look appropriate.



A first-year Thunderbird is something that every hobbyist should experience. This one isn't perfect. but it looks great going down the road and comes with a great paper trail with receipts. Call today!

1955 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

 

1955 Ford Thunderbird for Sale

Stock # 1885-DFW  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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