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1966 Ford Thunderbird Town Coupe! on 2040-cars

Year:1966 Mileage:50847 Color: Wimbledon White /

Blairs, Virginia, United States

Blairs, Virginia, United States
Vehicle Title:Clear


VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 6Y83Z139339
Year: 1966
Exterior Color: Wimbledon White
Make: Ford
Interior Color: White
Model: Thunderbird
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: Automatic
Mileage: 50,847
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Sub Model: Town Coupe
Trim: Town Coupe

Offered here is a 1966 Thunderbird Tudor Coupe.  This body style has the rear quarter windows in it, which I like better than the Landau body style, which does not have them and hence the rear area looks fat.  They only made about 14,000 of these; the Landau was a lot more popular. I got this car as a project, but life has gotten in the way and itís time to thin the herd.   

First impressions can be deceiving, and so it is with this car.  Think of it as a full scale plastic car model in the box.  I got the car from a retired mechanic who actually was factory trained on Thunderbirds back in the day.  He took out the engine, took it apart to rebuild it, and found it to be in such great shape inside that he just painted it and put it back together.  He also painted the engine compartment while it was out. The engine is a 390 and runs very well.  It has a $400.00 Edelbrock 4 barrel carburetor.  The car lot drives, and has a little bit of brake. The emergency brake works. The transmission shifts as it should, but I have not taken it up to speed.  The odometer shows a little over 50,00 miles, but I'd assume that it has turned over at least once.

I replaced the non AC dash with an AC dash and all the stuff inside it, except for the rubber conduit right behind the plenums; there are about 6 screws to put that in.  All of the wiring is there as far as I can tell, and the car comes with a factory wiring manual so you know where it goes.  It also comes with a factory service manual so you know how to do the rest of the car.

The body is in good shape, as is the frame.  Itís pretty much rest free on the outside, and the floor pans are solid, which is one of the reasons I bought it.  The underside of the hood has some rust, but its not structural and the hood works just fine, thought right now it is not attached to the hinges.  There is rust around the inside trunk lip, which does not show when the trunk is closed, and does not affect the working of the trunk lid. The trunk bottom is solid, and it comes with a towing hitch! The rest of the car is pretty solid.  All of the glass is good.

 All of the parts are there as far as I know, and more, as I got a parts car with it.  You get all of my 66 Tbird parts; I have a another pile that is not pictured. The interior is disassembled; it needs new carpet, and I did not want to put the interior back in it only for you to have to take it back out again to put in the carpet.  You can get a carpet set here on ebay for about $150.00. This car would make a great winter project car; put in the carpet, put in the interior, with a paint job in the spring to make it a really good cruiser.

 Terms of Sale:  The car is located in Blairs VA, near Danville Va. Car is sold as is where is, with all faults.  $300.00 Paypal nonrefundable earnest money required within 48 hours of sale, to cover expenses of sale.  Buyer must arrange shipping.


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