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2019 Hot August Nights Collector Car Auction

1955 Ford Thunderbird with Continental Kit

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LOT #: 570
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YEAR: 1955
MAKE: Ford
MODEL: Thunderbird
STYLE: 2 Door
ENGINE: V8
TRANS: Automatic
COLOR: Turquoise
INTERIOR: White And Turquoise

Highlights

  • This T-bird--built in 1954 as a prototype--has low serial number.
  • Researched when restoration started--discovered low serial number & original color--resto started from there
  • Painted original color
  • Won 1st in class at Cool April Nights in Redding, CA before paint was dry
  • Everything under the hood restored many years later
  • Converted to 12 Volt
  • Radiator shroud and larger fan--the bird runs cooler
  • Spoke wheels with radial tires
  • Continental kit is aftermarket
  • Electronic fuel pump
  • Less than 4,000 miles since restoration

Auction Details

DATE: August 8th-10th 2019
LOCATION:
Reno/Sparks Convention Center
4590 South Virginia St
Reno, NV

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