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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
Its A Great Fun Car To Own. And To Drive Around by thunderbird
 — Love the car , it is my hobby since I'm retired , like to see some thing as beautiful as the Thunderbird comes back to like , almost as nice as day one . Hate to Part with it if some one should wants ... 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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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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tbird1800
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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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Gordonng
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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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