1955 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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55 Tbird by Bob
 — 200 Hp moves this heavy 50's "sportscar" better than I expected. this base model could use power options but it stops and steering isn't bad once it's moving. it is a comfortable criuser . Handlein... Read More
Huge Project by savis
 — this car is approximately 800 hours into a full rotisserie restoration. the pictures are just a few of a full photo documentation of the project. they show me cutting out some rusted sections, fabrica... Read More
The Iconic "specialty Car"... For Crusin On Sunny Days, Or Fair Weather Cruise Nights. by skygazer
 — Beautiful lines, very attractive car, loads of fun! While not much of a performer in stock trim, can be made to have reasonably good handling and performance at minimal additional cost if you are reb... Read More

1955 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1955 Ford Thunderbird

The 1955 Ford Thunderbird was the first T-bird. Originally rolling off the line in September of 1954, the Thunderbird sold much better than even Ford could have hoped; in its first year, 16,155 Thunderbirds were sold, over 6,000 higher than the 10,000 Ford had estimated.

Helping to move the car off the line was a 292-ci Y-block V8, rated at 198 horsepower. The T-bird came standard with a fiberglass top, though many opted for the soft-top convertible cover. It sold for just under $2,700.

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1955 T-bird Steering Wheel , Where Can I Find One

Am looking for another 1955 steering wheel for another car .

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Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Aaron Ginsburg 55 Thunder Bird?

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1955 Thunderbird Headrests

I have 2 headrests for a 1955 Thunderbird to sell, but I can't find that part anywhere to know what they're worth.

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I Am Trying To Start A 1955 T-bird After 34yrs Of Sitting. I Have Primed Th...

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I've Been Handed Down A Well Maintained And Stored 55 T-bird That Hasn't Be...

I ask because I was told that a mechanic used to come over every spring to start the car, change fluids, etc for about $1,000. Is this necessary or could I do this myself?

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