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1956 Ford Thunderbird

Vehicle 56 Ford Thunderbird W Hardtop & Soft

Owner: Peggy
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Location: Jacksonville, Oregon

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Phone: 208-890-0337

This Ol' Bird has spent her entire life in the Great Northwest! Sold Brand Spanking New at Vemilye Motor Company in Tigard Oregon to a Customer just across the border in the Dry High Desert (Tri-Cities Area) of Washington State. Then to the Dry High Desert of Nampa, Idaho for many dry garaged and rarely driven years. Then it was sold to the Medford, Oregon area, for a short time it enjoyed being admired during several parades until a family illness forced it into barn storage for 7 long years. Now resting in the hands of the estate of the 4th owner and recently brought out of it's slumber...

Averaging just over 2,100 miles per year, this one is a TRUE SURVIVOR with factory documentation. 55 Years young and just as "Flighty" as ever. Always garaged, never abused and/or molested! This little "Thunderbird Green" Lady is truly amazing in her presence and 4 owner history. Includes ORIGINAL Factory/Dealer accounting invoice and related document file...

In Closing, This is a "Special Car"! If you have been looking for that just right Thunderbird to enjoy while you take it to the next level, STOP Here, read below known items and take a real good look at the highly detailed photos for the rest of the story...


"P" code 225hp 312 V8 with 4bbl carb, Ford-O-Matic Auto Trans. Sporting 118K Actual Miles along with Rare Factory and Dealer installed options! Both Tops, Canvas and Hardtop! Loaded with Window Lifts (power), 4-way Power Seat, Town-N-Country Radio, Action Wipers w/washers, Safety Package A, Heater/Defrost and Rear Fender Shields, Dealer installed Air Conditioning and Continental kit...

Known Facts  

Free and Clear Private Party Titled in Oregon State. 4 owners with 118,000 Actual miles. This car appears as a well preserved, non restored and a very solid original. Professionally Refinished the correct "Thunderbird Green" factory color in 1995, looks wonderful but showing some expected patina from use and storage. The interior/carpet is believed to be original and the carpet has picked up a musty smell from moist Oregon barn storage (should be replaced) The headliner on the Hardtop is great. The Soft top is White and in good usable condition but showing a few rack pinch areas to canvas material. All glass is good with the exception on a minor crack in the top forward corner section of the drivers window that is hidden by the wind wing when up. The engine appears as the original and was overhauled at 108,000 miles. Runs well and the  Ford-O-Matic Tranz shifts as designed.  No excess leaks were noted but some common seepage should be expected as with most classics. The exhaust is old and the tailpipes are weak (see undercarriage photos)  Sitting on older COKER wide white Radials. Due to the extended storage period the fuel tank has recently been drained and cleaned. Study the photos and feel free to ask questions...

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Please Read: All Vehicles posted on this website are Sold “As-Is Where Is” by the respective owner(s). We have personally documented, operated, photographed and verified ownership of all the vehicles posted within, every attempt has been made to describe all vehicles correctly (visually 60 Posted photos, verbal and written communications). Statements of history, repairs, condition and/or equipment etc are that of the actual owner. Prior to placement, every owner/seller has Proof Read the advertisement and approves of the description/statements within. Any vehicle 10 years old or older is considered exempt by federal government mileage standards and most classics are titled with miles as exempt. We will be happy to answer all questions from a serious buyer/bidder and you do have a right to an in person inspection prior to full payment...

Questions? Contact Brian 208-890-0337

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