1955 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1955 Ford Thunderbird Overview

The 1955 Ford Thunderbird was the first T-bird. Originally rolling off the line in September of 1954, the Thunderbird sold much better than even Ford could have hoped; in its first year, 16,155 Thunderbirds were sold, over 6,000 higher than the 10,000 Ford had estimated.

Helping to move the car off the line was a 292-ci Y-block V8, rated at 198 horsepower. The T-bird came standard with a fiberglass top, though many opted for the soft-top convertible cover. It sold for just under $2,700.

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55 T-bird Question Again, To Correct The Stripping Speedo Gear ? A Transmis...

55 T-bird question again, to correct the stripping speedo gear ? A transmission shop has work on classic cars , has suggested to rebuild the tranie,that will take care of the problem.is that correct...

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Gordon Ng
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55t-bird Speedo Gear

My 55 T-Bird speedo gear kept striping the teeth, anyone have an answer why and how to fix it . I have changed the gear 6 times already , my mechanic don't have an answer as to why .

34 views with 8 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Gordon Ng
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55t-bird Question Again, The Cable Is New , Has Lubrication , The Gear Look...

The cable is new , has lubrication , the gear looks like is not fully engage , 3-4 teeth gets chew up enough so is not engage any more , what is the correct # of teeth to use ? I've used a 19 tooth ...

17 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
jantbird55
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1955 T Bird.thinking About Selling It What Is It Worth.

I have a 55 TBird I have had it since 1965. Restored in 2005 - chrome interior rebuilt engine etc. Numbers match. It has the port hole top no soft top .Thinking about selling it what is it worth...

4 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
geyanks
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Does Any 1955 Ford Thunderbird Have The Wheel Mounted On Back? Mecum Shows...

mecum auction advertising 1955 red thunderbird with wheel on back, I have not seen a 55 with this? Is this mislabeled ?

10 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)