1990 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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3.95 stars

Based on 18 reviews

Tbird Sc Is One Of The Best And Most Impressive Performance Car Out There by Zach
 — sice i race and this car has a blower, i heard one was getting sold and i said the EXACT words "i want it" so i went out, picked it up... put 4 trannies in it until i found the one i had that was full... Read More
90 Thunderbird Sc by Eric
 — performance- very quick, brakes are good, and you can slam this thing into the corners. the auto ride auto/firm adjustable shocks work well build quality- very well exept these engines are kind of a... Read More
1990 T Bird by Jared
 — i have a 1990 ford t bird sc...3.8L v6 wit a supercharger...ive had it up to 150...jus recently...lol...its definitely a tunner killer...lol...i really enjoy drivin it...yea ive had a few problems wit... Read More

1990 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1990 Ford Thunderbird

No changes were introduced for the 1990 Ford Thunderbird.  The standard and LX trims were available with only one engine option: a 3.8 liter V6 that put out just 140 horsepower.  Drivers and reviewers complained that the '90 Thunderbird had gotten too far from its roots as a performance sports car.  Where was the muscle?  The power?  The pizzazz?

It was in the Super Coupe, of course.  The 1990 Thunderbird Super Coupe was unchanged from the previous model year, when it had reigned as Motor Trend's 'Car of the Year'.  There was a lot to love about the Super Coupe, too: its state-of-the-art supercharged 3.8 liter V-6 engine featured intercooling and computer-controlled fuel injection.   With 210 horsepower and 315 lb.-ft. of torque under the hood, the '90 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe had the power, speed, and agility to make it a favorite with drivers looking for that classic American racing style.

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wlsoncaleb44
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My Headlights On My 1990 T-bird Go On And Off Randomly, How Do I Fix This?

When I drive at night my headlights will randomly just turn off and sometimes they will flicker back on then go off so I have to drive holding back the stick to flash my brights, so I know my lights w...

140 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)
dent4jc
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Skipping And Misfiring And Stalling

it only does it after 10mins but it is loosing fire (smell unburnt gas) skipping and sputtering. i replaced the EEC relay module but that didnt help. something is heating up and loosing power to plugs...

170 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
birdguy
275

93 Thunderbird Lx 5.0l

Hi I just used my ford code reader and it told my that my car is a 6cyl and its not its a 8cyl. Why could it be tell me this? Could this mean that two of them are down? it told me that my EGR is bad w...

147 views with 9 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
cindywolfe38
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My Turn Signals Are Not Working And Its Not The Bulbs Help

when I first crank they work and then they stop

251 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
cindywolfe38
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Car Is Overheating

a/c compressor got stuck and broke belt overheated. got new belt bypassed compressor still overheated. installed new thermostat and added antifreeze still overheating

509 views with 15 answers (last answer 2 years ago)