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1997 Ford Thunderbird Lx Sport V8....my First Car by Zach
 — This car means alot to me and i plan on restoring it one day. I have rode in this car since i was 10 years old and i never thought i would actually own it one day!! It was my aunts car and she passed ... 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
Impressive by 97TBirdOwner
 — The Ford Thunderbird in this generation is a very nice mix of performance, luxury, and style. They can be relatively inexpensive if you look around and get lucky. I drive this one daily, and as mentio... Read More

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Ford Thunderbird Questions


Hi I Have A 97 Thunderbird 3.8 L, I Have A Problem With Fan Cyling During R...

The fan will still not cycle and also when I override temp Sen. Fan goes to like it should but I am still baffled could new part be faulty or????

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In Order For Me To Put Either The Sc Motor Or The Cobra Motor In My 97 Thu...

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I Have A 97 Ford Thunderbird Lx. My Is Will The 95 Thunderbird Sc Motor Fi...

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What Would Cause Headlights To Be On All The Time?

'97 Ford Thunderbird, which not sure what has happened but even without key in the ignition the heads stay on and it has drained the battery so bad, I've had to replace it. Any idea on what would c...

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1997/thunderbird/v8. If The Electric Radiator Fan Comes On When Engine Is C...

radiator fan sensor. Where is it & how do you test it?

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