1962 Ford Thunderbird coupe is powered by a 428ci FE V8 paired with a six-speed Tremec manual transmission, and it is finished in black over matching vinyl. Additional modifications include 4.11:1 gearing, four-wheel disc brakes, upgraded suspension, 17″ wheels, digital instrumentation, air conditioning, and a modern stereo system. The car was produced at Ford’s Wixom, Michigan facility in October 1961, ‘Bullet Bird’ is now offered with work invoices, product literature, and a clean Oklahoma title in my name.
price is very firm.
Finished from the factory in Sahara Rose (L), the body was repainted a very nice shiny black. Features include a driver’s side mirror, shaved body trim, and a color-matched rear bumper.
Halibrand-style 17″ wheels are equipped with three-eared knockoff-style center caps and are mounted with BFGoodrich g-Force tires. The braking system is modified with four-wheel discs, and suspension modifications include air shocks fitted at all four corners.
The black interior is accented with polished trim along the door panels, dashboard fascia, and center console. A modern climate-control system sourced from Classic Auto Air has been installed, and further additions include a Hurst shifter, an aftermarket stereo system, and a push-button start feature.
The three-spoke steering wheel with a Cobra-branded center cap is mounted to the factory Swing-Away steering column and fronts replacement Speedhut instrumentation including a 180-mph speedometer, a tachometer, and a digital odometer displaying just over 4k miles. A 428ci FE V8 was fitted in place of the factory 390ci V8 during prior ownership. The engine is .030″ overbore, pistons sourced from Diamond Racing, and shaft-mounted rocker arms along with finned aluminum valve covers, a Cobra-branded air cleaner housing, an aluminum radiator, and an MSD ignition. The dual exhaust system is equipped with a pair of Thrush mufflers that were fitted in 2019, at which time a tune-up was performed.