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1963 Ford

Thunderbird Coupe

Offered At

$11,900

Stock
1691
Engine Size
390 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
Vin
3Y83Z138570
Miles
76,150

1963 Ford Thunderbird Coupe

1963 Ford Thunderbird Coupe

The Jet age is in full swing, the country is riding high on Beatle mania, towering beehive hair doo's, fur boots, and getting to the moon before the end of the decade. Unfortunately, we were riding low on the assassination of President Kennedy, Russia launching the first woman into space, and racial equality concerns. To mirror these times Ford Motor Company put elements of design into the Thunderbird for 1963.

For consignment a barn find car that comes with lots of parts and is in need of some TLC. I cannot say for sure if all the parts are there, but what I can say is it needs some of your love!

Exterior
Bathed in red exterior appears overall good, with some body work being finished off prior to the red respray. Chrome is good with slight pitting and missing from the rear window surround which has some invasive rust. Uncapped steel wheels are all around.

Interior
Again, with the TLC as it is loaded with parts, and seats appear decent with minimal wear, door panels are missing, and floors need some redux on the pan edges as they are rusted out. There is no carpet, and the original headliner hangs above.

Drivetrain
An unrestored 390ci V8 with a single 4-barrel carburetor on top, and a 3-speed Dual Range Automatic transmission is on back with a Ford 9-inch 3.00 rear. Noted the back wheels are frozen, and the engine just clicks with a full charge on the battery, it will not turn over nor start.

Like life being a box of chocolates, so goes this barn find which has some work done on the exterior slabs and chrome, however the inner workings will need a redux to get everything working again. A frozen rear, no start, project car is awaiting your capable hands to help it out. Dream on, dream until your dreams come true for this Mid-Century iconic T bird from the jet age.


VIN Decode
3Y83Z138570
3-1963
Y-Wixom, MI Assy Plant
83-2 Door Hardtop
Z-390ci V8 300hp
138570-Sequential Unit Number

Warranty Tag
BODY 63A-2 Door Hardtop
COLOR I-Castillian Gold Metallic
TRIM 58-Gold
DATE 01B-February 1st 1963
DSO-Washington DC
AXLE 1-3.00 Conventional
TRANS 4-3 Speed Dual Range Auto

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