|Date of Manufacture:||06/1966|
|For Sale by:||Private Seller|
|Type of Title:||Clear (most titles)|
|Applicable Regions:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Model:||FORD THUNDERBIRD TOWN LANDAU|
|Colour:||Ford G Metalic Blue|
|Engine Size (litre):||Z 390 ci 6.4 Ltr. V8 4V 315 hp|
|Body Type:||2 Door Hardtop|
|Date of 1st Registration:||15/07/1966|
|Fuel Type:||Premium Unleaded|
|Number of Previous Owners:||2|
|Car location:||Warragul, VIC, Australia|
|For Sale By:||Private Seller|
1966 Ford Thunderbird Town Landau 2 door 4 seat hardtop.
This 1966 Thunderbird is the last of the Big Birds, spanning from 1964, 1965 and 1966.
The 390 cubic inch V8 4V engine, mated to the Ford C6 3 speed, dual range trans, make for a smoother driving sensation.
Ford body code - 6Y87Z[hidden information]Ford Warranty Code - 63D G 22 25A 72 1 4
The warranty code is also repeated on the Ford Prouction line build docket we found under the back seat, still in it's original as found condition.
This T'bird is a huge car, for just 4 seats, the 1966 model removes the 1964 and 65 rear seat qtr windows giving the appearance of a very long two seater.
Swing a way steering as shown in the video.Dark blue padded low back folding bucket seats, with a beautiful cafe styled high back booth club lounge seating and retractable arm rest.The head lining is light blue with a full length factory roof console, housing alert warning lights, fuel level, seat belts, emergency flasher and door ajar.
Only the Landau and Town Landau come with wood grain inserts to doors, centre console and dash areas.
The 60's being the "space race" years, sees the instrument panel adopting a round individual pod arrangement for all guages. The speedometer is a futuristic red ribbon that quietly glides from 0 to wherever mph right before your eyes, then retracts as you slow.
This car also has the full width tail lights, incorporating, reverse lights and the famous Sequential Turn Signals, only found in Thunderbirds and Cougars.
The trunk/boot space as you can see is enormous.
Watch our short vehicle display video on you tube, to get better acquainted with this car.
We have set a reasonable reserve for this auction, but know its worth every dollar of it and far more.
DONT BID IF YOU CANT PAY
The pics and video give you most of the knowledge to make an informed decision, BUTgive us a call if you want to see, feel, touch the car for yourself.We have a hoist in the garage, so dont think getting down on your hands and knees is necessary in 2018.My wife and l currently have two other projects which are a ways behind, so one has to go to free up some time.
Sadly it's our Bird.
Want to make it yours?
Give me a call and NO we dont need a swap vehicle.
David and Rose - 0408 056 981
Yes Dotars import permit comes with the carSome spare parts come with the carYes the oil and filter was changed 2 weeks ago.Body coloured factory wheel spats come with this car... not shown in pics or video.
The replacement light switch for the tail lights is in it's New old stick ford box.
Give us a call.
OK GREAT - SO WHATS WRONG WITH THE CAR I HEAR YOU ASK.
tail lights need the replacement switch installed or switch made working again, it worked fine last year? .... replacement n.o.s in car
Window relay needs fixing, it too seems to be not working?
Paint, looks great in the pics, up close it's ok up close, you decide.
Factory A/C intact, but not cool/cold air.
Right bank thermactor unit ( a join in the manifold and engine pipe has developed a small leak, which we point out in the video.
Other than that, the car starts, drives, brakes and handles extremely well.Two finger touch steering, vacuum operated central door locking, fresh air ventilation flap across back window all work perfectly.
Added Sunday Oct 21Yes after communicating with a few buyers/watchers, we have removed the Reserve, so NO RESERVE AUCTION NOW.
GOOD LUCK BIDDING.
Thanks for looking at our auction.
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