1965 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

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Stock #
Engine Size
390 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
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Stock #
Engine Size
390 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic


Highly Restored Thunderbird! # Matching 390 V8, Cruise-O-Matic, PS, PB, Pwr Top!

1965 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Vin: 5Y85Z170211

This 1965 Thunderbird says it all! Everything about this car is red hot from the body to the interior. About 6-8 Years ago in Oregon this car underwent a total restoration and has been driven delicately since then. The casting dates all match up with one another. This Thunderbird is a late '65 year car with '66 engine factory installed. Casting dates were in May and the car itself was built in June. Muscling this car is its original numbers matching 390ci 300hp V8 connected to a 3-Speed Ford Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission. The electronic abilities for this car are amazing now and it was even more amazing in 1965. Can't you just imagine packing up the family to go to the beach and not even having to get out of your car to drop that top down and feel the wind in your hair. Well it's not too late.

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



Ford 390ci V8 (300hp)
Casting Number: C6ME
Date code: 5E15
- Engine tag specifically says it has the correct Carb etc.
- Intake, exhaust manifolds, and block all have similar casting dates
- Casting # on the engine is most likely a 66 - engine factory installed in a 65 Ford
- Stock Heads
- 91 Octane or Below
Autolite 4100 4 Barrel Carburetor
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Heat Choke
- Down leg Boosters
- Tag: C5SF A
- Year: 1965 (correct for car)
3 - Speed Automatic
- Cruise - O - Matic
- Trans # C5MP - 7006
- Tag: PCE - BJ 068844
Front Suspension: Independent
Rear Suspension: Leaf Spring
Ford 9”
- Open Differential
- Ratio: 3.00:1
- Tag: WCD - E 3.00 5AC 403
- Casting Date: 5A15
- Matches the Build Code for the Car
- Dates Line Up
- Wiring looks Good
- Hoses looks Great
- Radiator in Good Shape
Front- Power Disc
Rear- Power Drum
- Dual Exhaust
- Glasspack Style
Wheels and Tires
Front Wheels: Thunderbird 15”
Rear Wheels: Thunderbird 15”
Front Tires: White Wall Redlines 215/75R15
Rear Tires: White Wall Redlines 215/75R15


- Chrome on Front Bumper looks Good
- Bumperettes in Good Shape
- Grill looks Great
- Hood is Nice and Flush
- All Chrome looks Amazing
- Lines are Straight
- Door Operates Nicely
- Door Lips in Good Shape
- Original Vin Tag
- Rubber is New
- Tail Light Bezels look Great
- Emblems in Great Condition


- Fender Skirts Fit Nicely
- New Exhaust
- Trunk Floor looks Great
- Fuel Tank looks Great
- Pinch Welds look Nice
- Original Floor Boards Up Front


- Door Panel in immaculate Shape
- Carpet looks Good
- Steering Wheel looks Great
- Center Console in Great Condition
- Front and Rear Bucket Seats
- Center Console Arm Rest in Rear
- Aluminum looks Good
- Dash looks Great
- Speedometer Works
- Late Model After Market Radio


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