The Truth About Cars » ford thunderbird http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ford thunderbird http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1965 Ford Thunderbird Landau Hardtop Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1965-ford-thunderbird-landau-hardtop-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1965-ford-thunderbird-landau-hardtop-coupe/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213665 Somewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, someone must be hoarding a big stash of Thunderbirds from the mid-1960s through early 1970s, because I’ve been seeing disconcerting quantities of these cars in East Bay self-service wrecking yards going back at least five years (not to mention the 35 Thunderbirds from the 1970 and 1971 model […]

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Somewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, someone must be hoarding a big stash of Thunderbirds from the mid-1960s through early 1970s, because I’ve been seeing disconcerting quantities of these cars in East Bay self-service wrecking yards going back at least five years (not to mention the 35 Thunderbirds from the 1970 and 1971 model […]

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Junkyard Find: 1965 Ford Thunderbird Landau http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/junkyard-find-1965-ford-thunderbird-landau/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/junkyard-find-1965-ford-thunderbird-landau/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=960825 A perfectly restored example of a 1964-66 Ford Thunderbird is worth plenty. A beat-up example, even a non-rusty California car, on the other hand… well, it’s one of those cases where you can start with a thousand-dollar car, apply 15 grand to get it into pretty nice shape, and end up with a car worth […]

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A perfectly restored example of a 1964-66 Ford Thunderbird is worth plenty. A beat-up example, even a non-rusty California car, on the other hand… well, it’s one of those cases where you can start with a thousand-dollar car, apply 15 grand to get it into pretty nice shape, and end up with a car worth […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 Ford Thunderbird http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/junkyard-find-1979-ford-thunderbird/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/junkyard-find-1979-ford-thunderbird/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=791097 Sajeev no doubt wept bitter tears when he saw the near-showroom-condition ’76 Continental Junkyard Find last week, and I’m going to keep those Malaise Era Ford tears flowing with another 1970s luxury FoMoCo product from the same California self-serve yard. This one isn’t quite as nice as the Lincoln, but just check out the metallic-green-and-white […]

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Sajeev no doubt wept bitter tears when he saw the near-showroom-condition ’76 Continental Junkyard Find last week, and I’m going to keep those Malaise Era Ford tears flowing with another 1970s luxury FoMoCo product from the same California self-serve yard. This one isn’t quite as nice as the Lincoln, but just check out the metallic-green-and-white […]

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Junkyard Find: 1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/junkyard-find-1990-ford-thunderbird-super-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/junkyard-find-1990-ford-thunderbird-super-coupe/#comments Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=451188 The Thunderbird got an independent rear suspension in the 1989 model year, and Ford added a supercharger to its 3.8 engine and created the Super Coupe. Motor Trend, probably still smarting from the Renault Alliance fiasco earlier in the decade, awarded its Car of the Year award to the Super Coupe, and we can assume […]

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The Thunderbird got an independent rear suspension in the 1989 model year, and Ford added a supercharger to its 3.8 engine and created the Super Coupe. Motor Trend, probably still smarting from the Renault Alliance fiasco earlier in the decade, awarded its Car of the Year award to the Super Coupe, and we can assume […]

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Down On The Mile High Street: 1966 Ford Thunderbird http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/down-on-the-mile-high-street-1966-ford-thunderbird/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/down-on-the-mile-high-street-1966-ford-thunderbird/#comments Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=397741 Here’s a car that I’ve been seeing in my neighborhood for a year now; on a busy street that makes photography tough, it kept getting sort of overlooked by me when I went out hunting cars with camera in hand. Yesterday, however, I decided that a 45-year-old, 4,400-pound personal luxury coupe that still survives on […]

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Here’s a car that I’ve been seeing in my neighborhood for a year now; on a busy street that makes photography tough, it kept getting sort of overlooked by me when I went out hunting cars with camera in hand. Yesterday, however, I decided that a 45-year-old, 4,400-pound personal luxury coupe that still survives on […]

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Capsule Review: 1996 Ford Thunderbird and the Gigolo Skills http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/capsule-review-1996-ford-thunderbird-and-the-gigolo-skills/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/capsule-review-1996-ford-thunderbird-and-the-gigolo-skills/#comments Mon, 07 Jun 2010 02:02:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=358351 So where were we? Oh yes. After wandering the earth (and working in a call center) for the first few months of 1995, I ended up at a very small Ford dealership located in the heart of Columbus, Ohio. On my first day, I was paired with another fellow who was also starting out at […]

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So where were we? Oh yes. After wandering the earth (and working in a call center) for the first few months of 1995, I ended up at a very small Ford dealership located in the heart of Columbus, Ohio. On my first day, I was paired with another fellow who was also starting out at […]

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Auto-Biography 20: Fun, Fun, Fun http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/06/auto-biography-20-fun-fun-fun/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/06/auto-biography-20-fun-fun-fun/#comments Sat, 09 Jun 2007 11:48:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=3918 1983fordthunderbird.jpgBuying my first new car was a lot like losing my virginity: it was unplanned, impulsive and quick. Even though it didn’t turn out exactly as I might have expected, I certainly don’t regret it; it was an inevitable rite of passage. There has to be a first time. At least the glow of satisfaction lasted longer (with the car).

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1983fordthunderbird.jpgBuying my first new car was a lot like losing my virginity: it was unplanned, impulsive and quick. Even though it didn’t turn out exactly as I might have expected, I certainly don’t regret it; it was an inevitable rite of passage. There has to be a first time. At least the glow of satisfaction lasted longer (with the car).

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