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 — This car has been very dependable while traveling to shows etc. I'm still able to work on it with not having all the computer stuff on it. This vehicle will not be sold or traded as it will remain in ... Read More
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1962 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1962 Ford Thunderbird

The 1962 Ford Thunderbird was a master of deception. Remaining primarily the same as the 1961 model, Ford offered in its new Sports Roadster what had formerly been an aftermarket item: a tonneau cover for the rear seats. This fancy piece of fiberglass transformed the four-seater into the two-seater that many diehards missed so much. It even accommodated a convertible top.

The Landau joined the Roadster in its 1962 entry, featuring a vinyl roof. Ford offered an M-Code engine, a 390-ci V8 rated at 340 horsepower. Only 145 of these T-birds were made, including 120 Roadsters.

For 1962, 1,427 of the Roadsters were sold, 10,516 convertibles, and 62,335 hardtops. The base engine was a 390-ci V8 rated at 300 horsepower, with the M-Code the only available option.

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mrchidog
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Slow Release Brake Pedal

I have replaced both the booster unit and master cylinder. I have carefully adjusted to factory specs the length of the rod from booster to master cyl., as well as lubricated all pivot points on leaka...

14 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
cheflarry
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Engine Dies

The motor starts up and it idles good but when i put it in drive the engine dies anyone has any ideal why i am hearing that it is the transmission some people says it is ar Carburetor

154 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
DJscars4
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Wire Wheel Size For 62 W/disc Brakes

I have a 62 thunderbird convertible and it has disc brakes on it. I bought it as a roller and now ready to put wheels and tires on it, I really want wires and wide white wall radials but al the compan...

605 views with 7 answers (last answer about a year ago)
mtwigg84
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1962 T-bird Want Start

i have a 1962 T-Bird and when I bought it for $850.00 I was told it ran last sep and that it needed a battery silinolde sorry miss spell but and a starter I put these in but it will click but will not...

324 views with 11 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
daddyjim
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Is Serial Number 2y89z161769 A Legitimate Roadster Serial Number For The 62...

How can we verify that the serial number above is legitimate and did they all come standard with air conditioning?

566 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 years ago)