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Old 03-09-2013, 10:18 AM
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ROT: 036 the #onthe line on day built
3Y87z111478 the serial #
Plate Code: 63B 63 Landau
Piant Code: E met. 1296 Alcapulco blue
now 1543 DK turquise met Deep Blue sea Met
Trim: 52 med blue met. crinkle vinyl bolster/ met
vachette insertsl
Top/Mats black vinyl top/black mats
TYpe order: regular dealer order
Schedule Date: 12K October 12 1963
Region District: 13 don't know N.Y.??
Line: T Thunderbird
Springs frt: 1 C2SA-5310-1 a non a/c car
SPRINGS rear: C2SA 5567
SHOCKS: 1 (front C3SZ1824D) (rear C3SZZ1825A)
Axlel: 1 (300:1) open diff
ENGINE:Z (390 Thunderbird special) standerd 390 for 63
Trans:4 (cruise-o-matic)
Radio:1 (AM)
Tint glasss: 1 (tinted windshield)
Wiper/Wash: 2 (windshieldwasher) (Redbag)
Battery 1 (????)
WheelCover: 6 (deluxe simulated knock off spinner)
Tires: T 1 (8.00x14) 1" sidewall
Remarks E (???otes regarding 63 differences fom 61,62
trim Walnutwoodgrained inserts in place of ribbed aluminum
Walnutwoodgrained steering wheel color keyed seatback emblems completed Landau's"richly appointed package" The Ford Motor Company.
Front "suspension assembly on the 63 was a much more complicated affair than that used on two previous years. Improvements were for ride,handling,and reliability The Ford Motor Company (the bottom of the front shock bolt through not stud)
Rear springs differed from 61/62 in that leaf spring assembly was upgraded for improved ride ahndling over the earlier versions The Ford Motor Company
HD shocks both recommende for front and rear as these birds
tip the scales at over 4300lbs this is just my opinion all The Ford Motor Company lines are from Motorbooks International Authentic restoration Guides THUNDERBIRD RESTORATION GUIDE 1958-1966 all info from build sheet (ROT) from above book and or a very special thankyou th RAY the yellow roose of texas
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The Regional District Office (DSO) was 13/BX, Buffalo, NY. Thanks for the breakdown of your ROT Sheet!

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