Frame off restored radiant red 1955 Ford Thunderbird convertible with V8 power and automatic transmission. This first year bird is the one that started it all and grew into the iconic piece of Ford history that is idolized yet today. The paint is smooth with a deep glossy finish and covers a super solid body with very good metal structure. Rechromed front and rear bumpers, new chrome grille and new chrome taillight and park lamp bezels makes this bird really stand out. Detailed under the hood with correct chrome air cleaner and finned aluminum Thunderbird valve covers. Newer red and white seat upholstery, new carpet, clear and crisp instrumentation, correct shifter with new chrome bezel and refinished original steering wheel rounds out the interior. The convertible top is newer and bright white but has a small repair. The undercarriage has been painted with red oxide primer, frame is chassis black, new body mounts and lots of new suspension and hardware. This American Dream Machine is rolling on wide whitewall tires and polished chrome Thunderbird wire full-size caps that look spectacular.EXTERIOR: Smooth red paint with a great shine White convertible top that has a small repair Lots of new chrome and trim New chrome grille Wide whitewall tires Chrome Thunderbird wire spoke hubcapsINTERIOR: Red and white power seat New carpet kit Clean dash with nice aluminum panels Clear instrumentation Refinished original steering wheel Stock am radioMECHANICS: 292 V8 engine Correct chrome air cleaner Finned aluminum Thunderbird valve covers Automatic transmission Stock rearend with highway gearUNDERCARRIAGE: Red oxide floors Smooth frame that is chassis black New body mounts New springs and shocksAmerican Dream MachinesAt American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quailty classic cars and trucks in stock and for sale. We have everything from Corvettes to Cadillacs, Camaros, Mustangs, Mopars, GTOs, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers and exotic sports cars. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1950s to the 1970s. Our inventory is diverse and continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 Goal is to make you, our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced staff and with Midwest values and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any of our classics that you are considering getting in the drivers seat of. Our phone number is (515)-245-9100 and we are centrally located in the heartland of America, in Des Moines Iowa. American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have over 10 active Mechanic hoists, a body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.