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Old 08-28-2008, 07:30 PM
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Default Got one!

Some of you are on the VTCI, so you may have already seen this, but I bought a 62 convertible. I had really been looking for a squarebird, but more recently started to really like the bullet birds. More importantly my wife likes bullet birds more. I'll enjoy this one for a while, and maybe get a squarebird project a little later once the boys are old enough to work on it with me (2 1/2 year old twin boys).

I found this car in Michigan, but it originally came from Florida. The current owner says that the heater has been broken since he got it, so I know it's never been driven in the winter! It's in good driver condition. There's a few things that need to be addressed, a small tear in the top, rust in the trunk and much of the rubber needs to be replaced, but it's really in good shape, all things considered.

Here's a couple of photos from the inspection, I'll get more when it gets here. It'll be a few weeks, cause I can't even get it shipped until the seller gets back from Hawaii. He's got the K-H wheels and fender skirts on a pallet, so I'll get those as well. It's also got the tonneau, it's just not on in these pictures.

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Old 08-29-2008, 12:31 PM
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Congrat's she looks very nice.

The 1960 Ford Thunderbird. The WORLD'S most wanted car....

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Old 08-29-2008, 05:59 PM
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Timothy that is one sweet looking bird and I am sure you will enjoy it very much, when you go cruisin.

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Old 08-29-2008, 06:31 PM
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Thanks guys, I'm really looking forward to getting it out here. As they say, the waiting is the hardest part!
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Old 12-14-2008, 10:43 PM
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That's a nice car !!! I'd keep those wheels on it. Keep the KH's for shows n' stuff, but not to travel on (inner tubes . . . yuk phooey caca)

The red w/the tan interior looks good.
John Byers
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Old 12-15-2008, 04:00 AM
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That is a beautiful car!

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Old 12-27-2008, 08:22 AM
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Tim Great looking Rocket Bird.And I love the color.Just sold my 60HT a sad day,but I am thinking when the time comes I may get me one like yours.Have fun on the car and
George 60HT-Flame Red
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