1955 Ford Thunderbird: Back in Black -- /BIG MUSCLE
It's been in the same family for the better part of 50 years. Been modified
with performance and weight savings in mind, and is one of the sleekest
looking cars we've ever come across. This 1955 Ford Thunderbird is no
secretaries car, but a purpose built award winning street machine that was
built in a time before resto-modding old cars was all the rage.
1963 Ford Thunderbird Sport Roadster Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1963 Ford Thunderbird
Sport Roadster. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and
exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and
noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine
and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under
acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a
greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
1955 Ford Thunderbird Roadster Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive
variety! In today's video, we'll take an up close and personal, in depth
look at the 1955 Ford Thunderbird Roadster. During this presentation, we
will take a 1st person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with
the start up, performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data,
and build quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior
and exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only
get from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will
highlight key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any
available options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video
without the good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior
perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a
greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
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presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960
Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of
vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of
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1994 Thunderbird Supercoupe Project
Pulling my rare find out of the storage. 1994 Ford Thunderbird Supercoupe
5-Speed, one of 722 according to
Has 180000 body miles, rebuilt engine, stage two clutch and flywheel, 3
inch Big Dog Exhaust all the way down,
and 17 inch adr rims and falken tires. I have a custom cobra hood and xenon
body kit however youll see my 97 here, they are originally for it. Im not
sure if they fit yet.
I am torn between putting everything i have in 94 or 97, either way i want
the supercharged engine and transmission. But i dont think i could tear my
super coupe apart.
My Project Thunderbird SC
Any and all ideas anyone would have would be appreciated!
1990 THUNDERBIRD SUPER COUPE -- HIGH POWERED T-BIRD SHOT DOWN
A more sophisticated, supercharged and intercooled version of the 3.8 L OHV
V6 was used to power the high performance Thunderbird Super Coupe, also
called Thunderbird SC for short. The Super Coupe could be had with a
Mazda-derived, M5R2 5-speed manual transmission or an AOD 4-speed automatic
transmission. The Thunderbird Super Coupe was Motor Trend's Car of the Year
for 1989, which Ford proudly advertised. When running at a maximum of 5600
rpm, the Supercharger provided 12 psi of
Boost, producing 210 horsepower at 4000 rpm and
315 lb·ft of torque at 2600 rpm under a 8.2:1 compression ratio.
Accompanying the more powerful engine, Super Coupes were equipped with a
host of unique features underlining their higher performance demeanor
relative to standard Thunderbirds. Among these were larger, 16 x 7.0 inch
alloy wheels with high performance tires (standard Thunderbirds came with
15 x 6.0 inch steel wheels and 15 x 6.5 inch alloy wheels were optional), a
Traction-Lok limited slip differential, standard anti-lock brakes, 4-wheel
disc brakes with vented front and rear rotors, speed-sensitive variable
assist steering, lower body side cladding, fog lights, and a stiffer
suspension with adjustable shocks supplied by Tokico. In spite of the new
Thunderbird's merits, it was considered a FAILURE by Ford's top management.
On January 17, 1989, Ford President Harold A. Poling, with Ford CEO Donald
Petersen and Ford Executive Vice President Phil Benton looking on,
lambasted the MN12 program's staff in a meeting for badly missing the
Thunderbird and Cougars' weight and cost targets, 250 lbs. heavier and $900
US$ more per car than planned. This criticism came as a surprise to the
program staff who expected to be praised for the Thunderbird and Cougars'
technical achievements and positive reception. Anthony "Tony" S. Kuchta,
manager of the MN12 program, was angered by Poling, not for his points
about weight and cost overruns but rather that he directed his tirade at
the program staff instead of at Kuchta who was responsible for all of the
important decisions that determined the program's direction. Ironically,
many of the decisions that Kuchta made regarding the MN12's development
that resulted in the weight and cost overruns criticized by Poling were
caused by the very things that set the MN12 cars apart from other cars in
their class, such as rear-wheel drive and an independent rear suspension.
Falling out of favor with Ford management after the Thunderbird and
Cougars' launch, Kuchta voluntarily retired early from Ford in May 1989.
1990 T- Bird SC produced 15,742 units with automatic trannys and 6,067
units with manual transmissions. This examples shows an innovative
engineering showcase and then shot down by Ford management. Thanks very
much for enjoying this rare and wonderful 1990 Thunderbird SC.
1971 Ford Thunderbird FOR SALE TEST DRIVE flemings ultimate garage
'71 Thunderbird "7 litre" Landau, Original one owner local car, only 48,711
original miles, match #'s 429cid Thunderjet big block V-8 @360hp, C6 H.D.
automatic transmission, Ford HD 9" rear, incredible finish mostly original
( electronically verified) Raven black paint, show quality factory dash
with full gauges,show quality black bucket seat interior w/ factory
console, power disc brakes, power steering,15" stainless wheel covers with
white wall radials, detailed engine compartment with factory chalk marks,
original spare tire, cool sequential turn signals, original shop manuals,
show with the included sign or just drive this piece of history,They are
only original once.