1968 Ford Thunderbird User Reviews

1968 Ford Thunderbird Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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6768 writes:
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4

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The Sequential Tailights and Hidden Headlights

Cons

some parts are hard to find

6768
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Great Looking Car! — My Brother-In-Law owed me $200, and was about to loose this car to a towtruck, so I assummed the responsibility of towing the car to my home and he'd sign over the title. I live in the rain forests of Washington State, and the back window had been broken for some time, not to mention the the two rubber drain tubes under the rear window had disintegrated. No carpet, the headliner was hanging down on my head, no interior lighting, and a slew of other electrical and vacuume related issues awaited me in my garage. Finally got it running only to find out it has a cracked exhaust manifold.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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domefolk writes:
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5

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360 horses, gorgeous, and unique!

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17 mpg, but who cares when you're having so much fun!

domefolk
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1968 T-bird — Great acceleration... 0-60 in under 10 sec, not bad for a 4600lb car! Solid build...suicide doors with an I-beam that will destroy the front end of anything it hits. Super fun to drive...It's great to know you have more acceleration even when you are going 90mph!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Todd writes:
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5

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Just had the engine bored and rebuilt. <200 miles on the rebuild. Runs great, pretty much floats on the road due to awesome suspension. Everything works except the A/C which I plan to fix within a couple of years. Interior is perfect... Too many pros to list. No rust, no bondo; very solid. Power everything works, etc.

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None. It is in awesome shape. (Although I have fixed it up quite a bit mechanically.)

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Amazing 1968 Thunderbird — Many people haven't seen one of these in a long time and it seems to bring back good memories for a lot of folks. It is very fast - definitely a 'luxury muscle' car. It even has cruise control, remote trunk release, reclining power seat, pop-up headlights work... etc.

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MnDashman writes:
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Overall, she gets the looks, stylish, strong runner, tight on the corners, smooth on the road
My mother is 92, and loves it

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She's a hog, 10 to 12 mpg...... and loves premium gas and non oxy, so its a bit spendie their

MnDashman
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It Would Take A Wow Factor To Get This Out Of My Hands — As a kid I wanted my mother to get this 68 bird but my father was a chevy man, sorry dad, I recommend this 1968 Ford Thunderbird 429cc as a classy classic I traded a 1985 Red Corvette and feel I got more then my monies worth. 4 months of bartering from 1200.00 to the thunderbird

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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thunderchicken68 writes:
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garage kept,all original,no rust wiring complete,really fun car to work with ,parts available,i love this beast

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gasaholic for sure ,hard to see to the right side .hard to find a parking spot at the mall.have to be gentle with everything it is old easy break little things

thunderchicken68
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Sexy Beast — hard to say anything bad comparing to today's cars,its not a 100,000.oo dollar car but i wouldn't want to be in a smart car when something bad happens.its a comfy car rides smooth easy to work on built by Americans for americans

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephen writes:
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its an Antique

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no negatives

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Everyone Loves It — its a 1968 Ford Thunderbird with a very strong 429 4bbl with over 360 hp. It is all original other than wheels and the set of headers which everyone said could never be found yet found and installed. Paint is a 8 year old sunburst orange. Wheels are American Racing 235 45 17

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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newbird writes:
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its a Thunderbird!

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haven't any yet

newbird
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Makes For A Nice Classic Car — I just got this car ,engine run but its real ruff,body is in pretty good shape,has rust at lower qtr. panels,power windows need repair,paint job is faded,overall the car is in pretty good shape hoping to enjoy it soon.

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dhdragon writes:
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good motor, reasonable purchase cost

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paint, vinyl, and some interior stuff has to be replaced

dhdragon
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68 Tbird — It's a 68 2 dr with a vinyl roof. Bought out of Virginia and has a current VA inspection. The paint is mostly gone what rust I see is only surface. The vinyl roof is sun rotted and will need to be replaced. All lights work and so do the flip up headlights. On the interior I'll need some inside door panels and the the seats need to be refoamed as you feel the springs when you sit in both seats. Headliner, and carpet looks decent for being 40 years old. This was delivered 2 days ago so I'm still going over the car! The motor is a 429 and sound real strong. Starts up a little hard and could use a new set of plugs.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:3,000

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I Like The Car — I would love the car if it had all of the options, but I can put them in manually.

Owner for 0 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition By heinem1

Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere leather interior feels soft and is better than the basic 50 Anniversity we had previously. The retro l... Read More

Love This Car! By budhennessy

Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a trip due to small trunk and no usable space behind seats. Still, it is a great car to drive for a night... Read More

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2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Wife's Toy By Luger

Rather cramped for tall people. Little storage and the trunk is very shallow. A car to cruise in, not for trips.Had to get custom seat covers since a black interior will cause damage in 115 degree h... Read More

Retro T-bird Ok, But No Classic By Luger

The retro-Birds are nice looking and average performers, but they miss being either a luxury car or a sports car. The trunk is so shallow that there is little storage. Ford got the retro part right,... Read More

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2003 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Red Hot 2003 Thunderbird By Michelewoodward5

I like that she has 3 personalities: Hard top-for those snuggly days, Soft top-for those days that are a little to hot to go topless, Convertible-for the topless, flirty days. Thunderbird drives great... Read More

Excellent Ford Thunderbird! By Chrystael

The Ford Thunderbird is a weekend cruiser. Drop the top for a great canyon drive with the retro look and feel, but all the modern requirements of a nice reliable car. This vehicle is the perfect pleas... Read More

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2002 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Luxury, Sporty And A Great Fun Driver. By Blackhawke

I love everything about this car. It is not a Corvette but then again wasn't supposed to be anything other than a boulevard cruiser. There are tons of specialty products made to customize this car ... Read More

Beautiful Classic 2002 Thunderbird By RLRose

This is a wonderful Cruiser, Top Down or with the Port Hole Top on, you're always in style and comfort. Drawing questions and looks about the T-Bird wherever you travel, while listening to the rumble... Read More

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1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Great Car For A Cruiser Or Commuter Car. By NIXOTIMO

I really enjoyed the comfortable ride quality when driving this car. The interior is nicley set to be user friendly and the seats you could fall asleep in. Front end is too long and pointy. Rear wh... Read More

Chalky By Charles

I like the look and the power the vehicle has. Very fun car to drive (V8!!) but there are leaks and electrical issues that ford was aware of when the sold this make and model (check the Internet ) It'... Read More

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