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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Ford Thunderbird Questions

willis54
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1955 Thunderbird Runs Bad, Have 6volt Positive Ground System

losing spark above 3000 rpm. Have changed all ignition parts and rebushed the distributor

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Sharon Mccleese
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Where Do I Buy A 55 T Bird Hard Top Ready For Paint

55 t bird hard top needed

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1955 Thunderbird Won't Start Hot

My '55 t-bird won't start hot. Has a new started new battery. When hot it turns over slowly like a starter dragging. Let it sit 10 mins and it will start.

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19 Tooth Speedometer Gearwhy It Chew Up The Teeth?

19 tooth gear kept getting chew up, why and how to fix the problem ?

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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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