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1957 Ford Skyliner 

1957 Ford Skyliner for sale
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1957 FORD SKYLINER FACT SHEET
VIN C7KW173668
C = 292 ENGINE
K = KANSAS CITY
173668 = 73,668TH unit BUILT @ KC

DATA PLATE ID 51A VE3 BF1 29H 3 2
51A = RETRACTABLE HARDTOP
VE3 = FLAME RED STYLETONE PAINT
BF1 = RED AIRWEAVE INTERIOR
29H = BUILT ON AUGUST 29, 1957
3 = FORDOMATIC
2 = AIR CONDITIONING

The Skyliner retractable hardtop mechanism is comprised of the following:
7 reversible electric motors
10 relays
13 switches
9 circuit breakers
610 feet of extra wiring.

According to Automotive International there were 20,766 retractable hardtops built in 1957, they weighed in at 3,916 pounds and had a base
Price of $2,942 plus options. As of the time a survey was taken in 1981
Only 4,170 of them were still in existence. This is undoubtedly a rare
Model in that it had factory installed air conditioning along with the 292cid Thunderbird special engine with 4-barrel carburetor, Fordomatic, power steering, power brakes, cigar lighter and an AM radio.

Since I have owned the vehicle the following upgrades and enhancements have been made.
Disc brakes on all four corners
Corvette dual cylinder power brake booster
Extra heavy duty anti sway bars (front & rear)
Wide whitewall radial tires
C4 transmission with 2800 lb torque converter
Engine upgraded to 312 cid
New shocks on front
Air shocks on rear
Electric fuel pump
New gas tank
Flow Master stage II mufflers
Polished aluminum intake manifold & tri-power carburetion
Polished aluminum water pump
Genuine Ford T-Bird aluminum valve covers & matching valley pan
Polished aluminum carburetor cover that matches valve covers
All engine modifications attached with SS bolts & nuts
Chrome oil filler tube & cap
SS radiator overflow tube
High capacity alternator with dual v-belt pulley
Replaced original A/C with modern day unit
Flame thrower electronic ignition (replaces old coil)
Electric windshield wiper
Windshield washer system
Tachometer & gauge package
High-lift camshaft (224 degree @ .050, .435 lift)
Spinner bar hubcaps on front
Cruiser Fender skirts
Lakes pipes
All bumpers, bumper guards & V-Bar re-chromed
Lots of extra chrome (grill, headlight eyebrows & dash components)
Genuine 1957 Ford Spotlights
Removed hood ornament & shaved hood
AM/FM radio
Guide traffic light viewer
Chrome day/night rear view mirror
Tinted windshield & side glass
Seat belts
Twin rear deck antennas
Genuine 1957 Ford Power seat & windows
Custom Interior seats & carpet
Complete professional roof mechanism re-build
Carpeted trunk with luggage tub & custom cover
Very conservative appraisal of $55,000.
Custom paint (pure red & pearl white)
Dash & window sills have 24k gold overlay
SOLD

$65,000

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