1981 Ford Thunderbird Tribute

302 5 Speed Manual


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  • Stock: #1723-NDY
  • Year/Make: 1981 Ford
  • Model: Thunderbird
  • Submodel/Trim: Tribute
  • Engine: 302
  • Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color: Canary Yellow
  • Interior Color: Black/White
  • Mileage: 509 (undocumented)
Additional Features
AM/FM Radio Cassette Tape Player Power Brakes Power Steering Radial Tires Seatbelts White Walls Wire Wheels Numbers are Matching
Additional Features
AM/FM Radio Cassette Tape Player Power Brakes Power Steering Radial Tires Seatbelts White Walls Wire Wheels Numbers are Matching
Gateway Classic Cars of Indianapolis presents this beautiful 1981 Shay Reproduction 1955 Ford Thunderbird Tribute. Harry Shay, the man behind the Model A Motor Car Reproduction Corporation, saw a gap in the market and stepped up to the plate. Shay had probably one of the best marketing strategies ever seen, which was to send a replica to every Ford dealer in network. This idea caught like wildfire and the publicity was incredible, from showroom walk in traffic to being a featured prize on The Price is Right it was hard to miss and ad for a Shay in the early 80's. This 1981 Shay Reproduction of a 1955 Ford Thunderbird is powered by a rebuilt 302 mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission. With a bright Canary Yellow exterior with a matching hardtop, and shiny chrome fenders, this 1955 Ford Thunderbird will generate a lot of attention. The black and white interior is comfortable and in good condition. Options on this 1981 Shay Reproduction 1955 Ford Thunderbird, include: AM/FM radio, Cassette, Removable Hard Top, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Seat Belts, White Walls, Luxor Wire Wheels, Radial Tires.

To see this 1981 Shay Reproduction 1955 Ford Thunderbird in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit For more information, please call 317-688-1100 or email

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