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Old 09-19-2005, 12:09 AM
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MakeTrack=true

Anybody seen this squarebird on e-bay? It looks phenomenal. Any ideas what something like that might bring (besides heartache)? I'm just trying to gauge the range of valuations for convertibles. This one looks sweet...

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Old 09-19-2005, 12:47 AM
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Eeeh,

It's been on there for months. Reserve must be high. I think they want too much. It's not really original. That color. Pretty sure that's not original. The interior is not really correct. Look at the door panels. A 400 HP 352??? That's a stretch. I could be wrong.
I'd give em 16 TOPS.

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Old 09-19-2005, 07:59 AM
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That color was actually available in 1960. It was called Royal Burgundy. The leather interior is correct. The door panels are a solid color on leather optioned cars.

I never heard of a power mirror on a 1960.

The engine compartment fenders are painted black on this car. It should be body color. This is a hard thing to fix. The air cleaner is from a 1961-63 Thunderbird. The valve covers hould be yellow not gold. The air-conditioner compressor is not the original, though the rest of the A/C system looks correct. The wheels are definitely not original. I have see prestine 1960 Thunderbird convertibles going for $46,000. This is not one of them.

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Old 09-19-2005, 09:54 AM
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The correct door panel on a 60 with leather can be seen on page 61 of William Wonder's "Thunderbird Restoration Guide 1958-1966"
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Old 09-19-2005, 11:03 AM
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You are right. It does have the vertical pleats that it should. I did not see the closeup picture.

http://micsauto.com/60tbirddoor.jpg

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Old 09-19-2005, 10:35 PM
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Look REALLY close at the door panels. There's no pleats in em.
They're just plain re-covered black.

That's really an orig color? Or close?



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Old 09-19-2005, 11:41 PM
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I left out the word "not." I meant to say, "It does not have the vertical pleats that it should." My vision is still pretty good, its my typing skills that need help. :) The door also does not have the lower door detail embossing that it should. You are right, it is just plain vinyl. It is more suited for a low-price car than a luxury car.

I have seen this color, Royal Burgundy. It is a classy color.

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I know I'm a little late on this but, I think this car was FOR SALE at Hershey about 3 years ago. It's from the Pittsburg area and a guy I know, knows the owner and guess what, it was a hardtop! The owner took a rusty convert and a good hartop and made the car with a convertible serial number stamped on it. The car is nice, but I would question the legality of the car. Maybe that's why it doesn't sell. Also, the owner does not disclose this information to possible buyers. Let the buyer beware!!!!!

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That's why we t-bird owners need to communicate with each other. Thanks for the tip Tom.

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