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TBIRD LOWRIDERS
77,78,79 FORD THUNDERBIRD LOWRIDERS...THE BEST OF YEARS OF THE TBIRDS





Finally starting up my 1977 T-Bird again after a whole year!
Hey everyone, I finally got a chance to start up my T-Bird and give it a spin. It has been way too long. Last time I started it was Sept. last year (2010). Starts up again without really any problems, small fuel leak, 40 second fix. lol. Here is the history of my t-bird: My dad bought it for his first car and he stopped driving it in 1989 because of some carb problems. My dad saved the car for me and in 2004 I had the chance to get it running again. To my surprise, after not running for 15 years, I poured gas down the carb and it fired right over!!!!! After I bypassed the gas lines (old gas in them) I had it running like new. Haha, first time I put it in gear it squealed the tires and jumped forward a couple feet!!! I make sure I have the break to the floor before I put it in gear now! Later in 2004 I brought the car in to a mechanic to have the tranny flushed, but because of my lack of car knowledge I found out the hard way that you don't do that to a old car. It now has tranny problems, sometimes it wont stay in gear. Which really sucks because the tranny was working beyond perfect before. It still has the minor carb problems mentioned above too. And so I parked it in the storage shed in the video and it is waiting for me to have the money and time to continue rebuilding it.





1979 Ford Thunderbird Crash Test
1979 Ford Thunderbird Crash Test





1979 Ford Thunderbird Refuses To Start [HD 1080p]
This is my grandma's car. It has sat for a month without being started. The gas must have gummed up the whole fuel system.





1977 Ford Thunderbird #5761 For Sale at Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis
For sale is a 1977 Ford Thunderbird with only 17,071 original miles! 1977 was the first year of the seventh generation of the Thunderbird, which was the most popular generation, selling over 318,000 in '77 alone. This survivor was found with 16,000 miles stored in a garage since 1979. The car has the original 351 Windsor and C4 transmission, as well as black paint and maroon interior. This was a luxurious ride in '77, coming from the factory with A/C, cruise control, power brakes, power steering, vinyl interior, and radial tires. When recovered from the garage the carburetor was rebuilt, fuel tank replaced, as well as shocks, Exhaust, tires and rear wheel cylinders. The fluids have been changed and the A/C has been converted to R-134A. This is a rare opportunity to own a very original, low mile T-Bird. You can view this car in our St. Louis showroom or on www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call 618-271-3000 with any questions. Want to connect with us? Here's how: Website: http://www.GatewayClassicCars.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GatewayClassicCars Google+: https://plus.google.com/117279883240095539866/posts Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gatewayclassics/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gatewayclassics YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GatewayClassicCars Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to see more videos of some of the greatest classic, collectible, and exotic cars the world has to offer.





Up Close - 1979 Ford Thunderbird
1979 Ford Thunderbird - Fully loaded, leather, CB, and T-Top's.





1978 Ford Thunderbird
My 78' Thunderbird with the rare Police Interceptor Pkg





Ford Thunderbird | 1979 | Rear Crash Test | NHTSA | CrashNet1
1979 FORD THUNDERBIRD NHTSA Rear crash test Impact speed: 35 MPH -- Thumbs up for the crash dummies! Do you think this vehicle is safe? Would you buy it? More crash tests every week: Favorite this video and Subscribe to CrashNet1! http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ikea55





Camerons 1979 Thunderbird
Me, My sister and her friend cruising in my old car down the Alaska Highway





132302 / 1979 Ford Thunderbird
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/cflwy85 Here at RK Motors Charlotte, you know we're famous for finding unbelievable cars, and this 1979 Thunderbird certainly qualifies. On the one hand, you might be thinking that with over 100,000 T-Birds built in '79, this one can't be rare, but on the other hand, how many have just 4219 original miles?





Mercury Cougar - American Muscle Car
An excellent TV show featuring the classic Mercury Cougar. They cover all the classic years, and talk about all the different engines and option packages you could get. Only a couple minor mistakes (they say the that XR-7 package included a 4-speed stick, then show an automatic shifter in one... derrr) but overall a very nice overview of these cars.





'79 Thunderbird 460 walk-around
Short walk-around of my 460 powered '79 T-Bird.





1979 Ford Thunderbird
Here's my 1979 T-bird, with the original 351M. It has a little work done to it, it has 3.55's in the 9 inch with a Detroit Locker, the FMX was rebuilt with a shift kit installed, the Exhaust is true duals (you can tell by the sound) with Hooker Supercomp headers and Flowmaster 40's on 2-1/2" pipe. Not a bad car, it was my first ride.





'79 Mercury Cougar
My '79 Mercury Cougar XR7. With a 351w.





1970 Thunderbird
Here I have a nicely taken care of Thunderbird from 1970. Its not one of my more favorite years.. but the price, I just coudn't pass it upI Got this car from a Estate Sale. It was owned my a auto Tech.. so he took pretty good care of the car. 123K miles with the engine being rebuilt (upper motor) Rebuilt carb and Radiator. I wanted to do a longer Vid, but someone drive in my area and wanted to talk about the car. ENJOY




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1996 Ford Thunderbird Dragster: 6.540 @ 219.000
Mark Wolfe, Engine: 428 small block ford, Turbos: 80mm turbonetics Tires: Goodyear


1984 Ford Thunderbird Coupe: 7.950 @ 176.000
Mike Thompson, Engine: 632 Chevy,


1986 Ford Thunderbird : 8.570 @ 159.780
bill muchow, Engine: 605 ford, Tires: 33 / 15 /15 goodyears


1988 Ford Thunderbird alston chassis: 8.938 @ 154.980
kevin brong, Engine: 502, Tires: good year 33x17x15


1984 Ford Thunderbird : 8.980 @ 151.000
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1985 Ford Thunderbird turbo coupe: 9.000 @ 134.590
morris, Engine: 466, Tires: m/t


1986 Ford Thunderbird : 9.330 @ 144.510
Henry Jones, Engine: 438 Dart Ford Race sm block, Supercharger: none Tires: 15x14x31


1984 Ford Thunderbird : 9.740 @ 137.000
Bernie LeMay III, Engine: 355 SBC, Tires: M/T 28 x 9.0 / 15


1988 Ford Thunderbird turbocoupe: 10.000 @ 133.000
nick, Engine: 351 clevland, Tires: m/t 30-9 m/t 27.5


1987 Ford Thunderbird : 10.070 @ 131.012
clint stacey, Engine: 351 stroked to 408. 12.5 compression, Tires: 30x9x15 back 26x4.5x15 front


1984 Ford Thunderbird coupe: 10.240 @ 130.290
kevin brong, Engine: 514 stroker, Tires: good year


1986 Ford Thunderbird : 11.480 @ 119.270
Jeremy Gutierrez, Engine: 347, Tires: 26x10.5x15


1995 Ford Thunderbird LX: 11.546 @ 129.440
George Sidlecki, Engine: 5.0 HO, Turbos: twin Garret


1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe: 12.002 @ 114.770
Shannon Clark, Engine: 2.3, Supercharger: na Turbos: 2005 Dodge Cummings (Holset He-351) Tires: 26x10.5x16 MT et street


1995 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe: 12.120 @ 116.580
Ira Robinson, Engine: 3.8L, Supercharger: 1.7L Autorotor Tires: M/T ET Streets


1987 Ford Thunderbird TurboCoupe: 12.310 @ 110.000
Steve Choma, Engine: 2.3L 8v 4cyl, Turbos: t04e 50 trim / .63 t3 stage 3 Tires: 26 10.00 15 et drags


1983 Ford Thunderbird : 12.430 @ 107.000
Sonny, Engine: 302, Tires: mickey street slicks


1988 Ford Thunderbird : 12.510 @ 111.000
Dallas Brown, Engine: Central Coast Mustang GT-40P long block, Supercharger: N/A Turbos: N/A Tires: 255R16 front, Hoosier Drag Slicks rear


1995 Ford Thunderbird : 12.650 @ 118.000
Lee Martin, Engine: 4.6L V-8 SOHC, Supercharger: Paxton, Side-mount Tires: 235 radials (front); M&H slicks (rear)


1985 Ford Thunderbird Base: 12.654 @ 110.190
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