Cool Car of the Week

Rick Beenen’s 1963 Ford Thunderbird
Rick Beenen’s 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Rick Beenen
Altoona, IA
1963 Ford Thunderbird

Rick’s T-Bird, also known as the bullet bird, is pretty much the original stock with a few exceptions. The engine is a 390 Cubic Inch with 300 HP V-8 and has the Swing-Away steering wheel.  The T-Bird still rides as smooth as it did in 1963!

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