NO RESERVE - 62 Thunderbird Landau, 390 Z Code, 67K, New Paint, Top & Seats
Price: US $7,800.00 Item location: Putnam Valley, New York, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Thunderbird
- SubModel: Coupe Hardtop
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: Thunderbird Landau Roadster
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 67,456
- VIN: 3Y872109489
- Color: Red
- Engine size: Z Code 390 V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1962 Ford Thunderbird Coupe HardtopNice 1962 Ford Thunderbird Landau Edition
67k original documented miles, 90 "z code" V8.
Thunderbirds from this era are steadily climbing in value, specially the 1961 through 1963 body styles. This is from Hagerty.com:
"Ford followed up the Squarebird’s three-year stint with the restyled “Roundbird” or "Bullet Bird" from 1961 to 1963. Technical highlights included an even bigger engine as Dearborn’s FE V-8 was enlarged to 390 cubic inches in ’61. New for 1962 was the optional “Z-code” 390. The special edition vinyl "Landau Top" accented the sleek body lines even further.These second generation 61-63 'Birds are steadily climbing in value, nd the ahead-of-its-time style is finally being appreciated."
Mechanical: the Bird has always had regular maintenance have been performed on schedule. Recent work includes tuneup, rakes, ater pump and radiator as well as belts and hoses. Included documentation goes back many years, howing the 67k as original mileage. I was told the motor has about 30k on it, t having been rebuilt by the in the late 90's. I don't have documentation for the motor rebuild but for most of everything else, ncluding a transmission rebuild.The heater works, he AM radio is intermittent and theclock does not work. The gas gauge and horn work, s do the wipers and lights. The car has recently been gone through mechanically and runs and drives well. The swing-away steering wheel works, ut the car will only start in neutral (Ebay sells a kit to repair the neutral safety switch on these cars, t's a common issue). All crank windows work easily. No leaks from anywhere, arage floor always dry when I pull her out.
Cosmetic: The car was paintedabouttwo years ago, t'a nice and shiny. The body and underside are clean, he car has always been garaged. New carpet in classic "loop" style and the seats were reupholstered when the car was painted. Dash has some sun cracking but otherwise the interior is complete, ncluding all console parts including compartment doors.The chrome and brightwork are all in good driver shape, ome pitting and dulling in spots. I am including brand new NOS vinyl top as well as a headliner, ll still boxed up. I will include an complete NOS trunk liner kit as well. The pix are from when I bought the car last year; all the trim is back on it now.All floors, runk and frame are solid, ever repaired.Overall she's very straight as you can see in the pix, ll the door close easily as well as the trunk and hood.
The Bird starts right up even after sitting and the engine has a nice rumble through the dual exhaust. Runs very strong, he 390 V8 is a pleasure on the highway. She idles evenly, emperature needle never varies, hifts smoothly, racks straight and stops easily. A very dependable Thunderbird that's fun to take to car shows and can be used as a daily driver. I had planned on completing the cosmetic restoration but I must sell due to finances.
I reserve the right to end the auction early as the car is for sale locally and I'm open to reasonable buy it now offers as well. I can assist with shipping in the USA or internationally if necessary, ost of shipping to paid by buyer. I can recommend a door to door auto shipper I've used in the past; they're professional, eliable and have great rates.
Any questions feel free to email or call nine one four, 24, hree two three zero.