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1970 Ford Thunderbird User Reviews

1970 Ford Thunderbird Review Ratings

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ChrisA writes:
1970 Ford Thunderbird Review
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Pros

powerful, head-turner, well-built

Cons

thirsty, heavy, too long for a lot of garages

ChrisA
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Probably The Best Driving "classic" Bird, But Really Underappreciated — My mom and dad bought a red and white landau new in April 1970. While driven a lot over the years, it was garage kept and pampered. I got it a few years ago and had it repainted. It still had the original interior, and but for a seam or two on the drivers seat, it still looks great. It is a fantastic cruiser and quite quick for the weight. The power windows are about the only problem with the car--and they have been problem since new. The gas mileage is not great, as I get about 12 in the city and about 18 on the highway--when I'm driving easy. I like driving it and use it for work several times a week.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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lethaleagle writes:
1970 Ford Thunderbird Review
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5

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The 1970 Four Door Thunderbird adds a wonderful look to the car show scene.  I never see one in the midwest with exception to an occasional two door.  The space, the power, the body lines the overall appeal out measure it's lack of fuel economy.  Who buy a car like this with gas prices in mind?  Not me....

Cons

Are really any negatives?

lethaleagle
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Rare Vintage Beauty!! — Still looking for something to not like!?! I also have a 1971 Four Door Thunderbird that waits in the wings. I am currently in the restoration stages of the 1970 T-Bird. Should be completed in April or May. We will see who recognizes this car as we travel from cruise to cruise....show to show.

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

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Lawman326 writes:
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5

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Looks and runs great with the 429 Thunderjet

Cons

Some parts are hard to find

Lawman326
65

1970 Thunderbird — I found a 70 T-Bird stored away in a garage in Pittsburgh and brought it home to restore. It's coming along nice, Zebart saved it from the northern rust belt. Some parts are hard to find though, I need a trackbar bushing. At 74000 miles it runs like a champ and turns heads everywhere I go.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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

This Car Loves To Drive! By bhfmail

This car ride wonderfully- Me, BB King, Eric Clapton & the North Georgia Mountains~heavenly! Put the top down this car ads to the scenery. The power and handling is the best. Once you drive/ride in it... 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

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

Thinking Of Getting A New One. By Kyle

not the best handeling car... but its pretty quick in a straight line.Breaks could be better. It needed the roters replaced at under 18000 mi. andk several coil packs went bad... it was under warranty... Read More

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2002 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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

Get Lot's Of Looks. By jnhmanos

Fun to drive with top down. Handles well but not as tight as competing roadster makes and models. Only 17MPG City with small but powerful V8 engine and rear wheel drive. Had ECM replaced by dealer at ... Read More

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1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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

Rocketship By exposures

Takes off like a rocket, there's a reason why they put these engines in police cars. Bought this new in 97 and the body style still looks great. The factory spoiler completes the look. Maintenance is... Read More

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