July 25, 2017

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One Millionth ThunderbirdEverything was special about the One Millionth Thunderbird.  Still owned by a member of the International Thunderbird Club (ITC).  There were few items left off the order sheet when this car was completed!  The deluxe hub caps had been disassembled and the inside panel under the fins was painted with the same Special  Gold paint that adorned the exterior as well as the grille and headlight openings.  The Leather Interior Code of K9 indicates White Leather trim with Tobacco appointments complements the Special Gold Paint.  The White Vinyl roof used a unique Odense Grain vinyl and the special White insert side moldings complimented the vinyl roof interior and exterior décor stripping on the sides and hood.   I think that this would make a great candidate to have a Marti Auto Works Deluxe Report completed on this car!

Here is how the VIN Brakes Down      2J87A188951

2 Model Year: 1972

J Assembly Plant: Pico Rivera (Los Angeles, CA)

87 Body: Thunderbird 2 dr Hardtop

A Engine: 429 CI, 224 HP

188951 Assigned Serial Number

The door Certification decal also indicates the special nature of this car.

Production Codes:

Body Color Trim Axle Trans DSO

65K (         ) K9 6 U 714697

Body 65K Body:  Thunderbird 2dr Hardtop

Color (Blank) No Code:  This indicates Special Order Paint

Trim K9 Interior Trim: White Leather with Tobacco appointments

Axle 6 Axle Ratio: 3.00:1 conventional open rear end

Trans U Transmission: C-6 Automatic

DSO 714697 71: District Sales Office:   Los Angles

4697: Domestic Special Order

This car was equipped with the following equipment:

Base Price for the 1972 Thunderbird:  $5,293.00 Production Total 57,814

Vinyl Roof
# produced 57,120
Cornering Lights
Deluxe Wheel Covers
White Sidewall Tires
Glamour Paint Option Group (Includes Hand-Rubbed Metallic Paint, Body and Hood Striping, Color-Keyed Wheel Covers, Silvery Landau “S” Bar Inserts When Vinyl Roof is Ordered)
Tinted Glass
Body Side Moulding with Vinyl Insert
460 Cubic Inch V-8 Engine (SelectAire Conditioner required)
Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Bumper Guards (Rear only?)
Spare Tire Cover
Leather with Vinyl Trim
Power Side Windows
Fingertip Speed Control
Power Seat  6-Way Both Sides
Produced with power seat:  Power Lock Group (Includes Power Trunk Lid Release)
Power Radio Antenna
Automatic Seat Back Release
AM/FM Stereo Radio
Stereosonic Tape System with AM Radio
Trailer Towing Package (Includes Heavy Duty Suspension, Extra Cooling Package, Wiring Harness, High Ratio Axle, and Trailer Towing Decal)
Heavy-Duty Suspension
Reclining Passenger Seat
Tilt Steering Wheel
Electric Rear Window Defroster
SelectAire Conditioner  #produced with Air-Conditioning 57,278
SelectAire Conditioner with Automatic Temperature Control
Deluxe Seat Belts
Body Side Paint Stripes (Included with Glamour Paint Option Group)
Power Trunk Lid Release (Included with Power Lock Group)
Convenience Group (Includes Low Fuel and Door Ajar Warning
Lights; Lights On Warning Light and Buzzer, Dual Overhead
Map Lights; and Engine Compartment Light
Turnpike Convenience Group (Includes Fingertip Speed Control, Reclining Passenger Seat, and Trip Odometer)

Thunderbird

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