From Kip D – I ran across this Thunderbird sitting by the road in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It looked decent enough, but I was floored by the asking price: a whopping $5,000!!! The seller claims the vehicle only has 31,000 original miles and was owned by a family member who bought the car new and drove it until an illness forced them to park it. The owner died and it went to another family member who let it sit. The car then found its way into the hands of a young family member who didn’t want it, so now it’s awaiting its next owner.
It has the Heritage Edition trim level and is equipped with a 302 V-8 and almost every option, even the factory flip-up moonroof. The interior isn’t beaten up and the headliner hasn’t given up the ghost. The only thing that’s out-of-place is a modern radio. The paint is old but might shine again with the careful attention of an orbital buffer. The seller claims to have changed the belts, hoses, battery, tires, and fluids. If it’s what the seller claims it is, I think it’s worth about $2,000 at best. I know a car is worth what someone is willing to pay, but I believe the asking price is steep. Am I wrong?