Web No. FL0112-121156
INV No. 64075
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- Car #60 in Thunderbolt production sequence
- 427/425 HP
- Automatic transmission
- Previously owned by Fred Jones and Jerry Harvey of Bob Ford
- Formerly of the Pat McGroder Factory Muscle Car Collection
- Restored by Steve Banker
- Restoration consultation with Ford Thunderbolt project manager Vern Tinsler
Born of Lee Iacocca’s “Total Performance” program of the early Sixties, Ford’s Thunderbolt drag racers were built by racing contractor Dearborn Steel Tubing, who took special factory-prepared Fairlane tudor sedans and stuffed them with 427 cubic inches of Galaxie V-8. The 1964 Thunderbolt presented here is serial number 4F41K230530, car number 60 in the Thunderbolt production sequence, with a record of ownership that includes Fred Jones and Jerry Harvey of Bob Ford. Once a prominent part of the famed McGroder collection of Arizona, it was restored by McGroder’s resident restoration specialist Steve Banker in consultation with no less an expert than Ford’s Thunderbolt project manager Vern Tinsler.
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