Car #493

1957 Red Thunderbird


  • 1957 Thunderbird, RESTORED with less than 1000 miles on Restoration.
  • The Original 1957 FORD INVOICE Shows that she came Red with the XH Red Interior
  • Sold new by University Ford of San Diego California invoiced 6-13-57.
  • Joyce Archer, Original moved to Dallas area in 1960’s.  Sold to Amos’s old friend Ben Hong in the 1960’s.  Ben, a bachelor-engineer owned this 1957 Red Thunderbird until he moved to a retirement home.  Never married, few hobbies and a Love Affair with this 1957 Thunderbird.
  • The Dallas Thunderbird Club Vigilante Committee Lovingly Restored this Thunderbird for Ben Hong in appreciation and thanks for his efforts for decades of continued support of our Thunderbird hobby.
  • Prev. Rebuilt 312-245 h.p. Thunderbird Special V/8 4BBL
  • Ford-O-Matic 3 Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Ford’s Master Guide Power Steering
  • Brake system rebuilt in Minter’s Thunderbird facility
  • Power Windows
  • Engine Dress Up Option
  • Ford’s See Clear Windshield Washer system
  • Thunderbird Am-Fm with dual stereo speakers
  • Minter’s alternator system
  • Tinted Glass
  • Ford’s accessory back up light system
  • Both Tops Consist of White Replacement Convertible & PH Hard Top
  • The Original 1957 Ford Factory Invoice for documentation.
  • Odometer 79,000 Miles with less than 1,000 miles on restoration.
  • Real Thunderbird Wire Wheels with Radial Wide Whitewalls.
  • MOST IMPORTANT INVESTMENT FACT:  OWNED ONLY IN Southwest Low Humidity Dry Climates.
  • No Evidence of Body Replacement Panels
  • Quality to Keep For Years To Come

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Amos and Justin Minter’s Thunderbirds 55-57

17730 Davenport Road
Dallas, TX 75252

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