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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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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domefolk writes:
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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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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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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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4

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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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6768 writes:
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The Sequential Tailights and Hidden Headlights

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

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Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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