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Old 01-13-2010, 06:16 PM
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Default Found 62 M-Code Hardtop!!

First of all,thanks to all those who helped as I searched for a 63 Tbird. I was fortunate to find a 1962 M-Code hardtop!! It is relatively rust free. Needs the Tri-power put back on the car. The interior also needs help. The car does run,drive and stop. It came from Oregon. I've enclosed some photos just after it got settled in my garage. The hard top M-codes are pretty rare.. Don't know if I'm able to state that since I'm just a newbie.... LOL. Let me know what you think. Mike
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:33 PM
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Hi Mike,

Congratulations on your "new" purchase!
Make it your car and have fun!!!
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:45 PM
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Hey Mike,
She looks good by the pictures. If the price is right and she is good as she looks, I would jump all over it!!!
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:56 PM
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Wink 62 M-code

Richard,
The price was a steal. I bought this car a few weeks ago! Mike
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Old 01-13-2010, 07:20 PM
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Default Found 62 M-Code Hardtop!!

Congratulations on your find! She looks to be in pretty good condition. Yup, you might want to put that Tri-Power back on. The V8 Sports M code had 340hp over the Z code 390 with 300hp. This says it was a limited addition engine. I suspect it was made with the '62 Sports Roadster in mind. I could not find any figures on how many M code engines they made, but it is fairly rare, apparently, compared to the Z code. Here is the Automotive Mile Posts website on the '62. You will find a lot of information here about your Tbird. So click the links on the side to look through it and learn more about your "new" bird!

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Old 01-13-2010, 07:40 PM
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Congratulations on your find! She looks to be in pretty good condition. Yup, you might want to put that Tri-Power back on.
Hi Mike,

This should be your goal I suppose, looking real cool:
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Richard,
The price was a steal. I bought this car a few weeks ago! Mike
Where in Oregon did you get it from?
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Looks like she's pretty much all there.....good find!!!

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Talking 62 M-code

This M-code Tbird came from Portland,OR. The previous owner had it since 1991. In storage 99% of the time he owned it. The tri-power was removed sometime in the seventies because it was difficult to find mechanics to work on it!!?? It is Beige exterior/Pearl white interior. The best part was the price.... Only $5K!!!. I plan to put the Tri-power back on it. Original color re-paint. Interior. So when I finish this do I move up from Newbie?? LOL
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Nice find Mike, congrats!
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