1965 Ford Thunderbird Overview


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An "ageless Classic" by JT_Bird
 — The 65` T-Bird was my Second of this model bought in 2006, after I`d bought a 76` "BIG BIRD", and although I`ve had problems with the car ALL being due to the previous owners inability to finish the w... Read More
The Head Turner by T_birdman65
 — Got me one of the 65 "jet birds". She's beautiful. She's my first car and I got her for only $3,200 with only 62,000 original miles! Not a thing wrong with her except the need for some new heads. I lo... Read More
I Am A Happy Old Camper by oldtimer37
 — This was a real jewel when it came out in 65. Front disk brakes, sequential tail lights and more. I had one when they were new and always regretted getting rid of it. I had always collected foreign... Read More

1965 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1965 Ford Thunderbird

Uncharacteristically for the second year of a new generation, the 1965 Ford Thunderbird had many new features added, included standard front disc brakes and sequential turn signals (the tail lights indicated turn direction via light order flashing).  

A 6.4-liter, 390-cubic-inch V8 rated at 315 horsepower took 11 seconds to go from 0-60 mph, a deviation from the T-bird's muscle-car roots. Sales fell from 92,465 in 1964 to 74,972 in 1965, despite having many people interested in any of the T-bird trims: the convertible, hardtop, or Landau.


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Ford Thunderbird Questions


How To Remove Door Glass & Regulator On 1965 T-bird

need to replace door glass & regulator

103 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)

Does Anyone Know What The Part Number Is Or Where I Could Get The Chrome De...

77 views with 2 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

I Am Restoring A 1965 T-bird. It Has A 390 V-8 Engine. What Is The Cause O...

235 views with 7 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

65 Bird Starter Died?

My 65 Bird was running gine. Only take it out once or twice a month for a drive but it always started right up. I drove about 10 miles last week and when I went to start it today, nothing! I keep a...

268 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Why Are Tail Lights Staying On Constantly?

1965 Thunderbird (standard model)... The TAIL LIGHTS are on constantly even when all light switches are in the "off" position. Probable cause or repair suggestions?????

97 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year ago)