1956 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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1956 Ford Thunderbird Overview

In 1956, the car Ford created to take on the Chevy Corvette was made ready for true battle. A 312-ci V-8 was added as an option to the 1956 Ford Thunderbird, capable of achieving 215 horsepower. The standard engine remained a 292-ci V-8 rated at 193 horsepower.

Ford produced 15,631 Thunderbirds for 1956, down slightly from the 16,155 produced in 1955. A popular car to restore due to its clean lines and interior creature comforts, the 1956 models remain in great demand. It went from 0-60 in 7.5 seconds in 1956, and with the proper car can still achieve these numbers today.

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Front End Wondering

all new front end parts , ball joint , springs , shocks , tie rods , steering arms drums , wheel bearings , brakes , radial tires

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I Am Trying To Find The Window Sticker For My 56 Thunderbird, Not Sure Whic...

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312 V8 Fuel Pump. Which Bottom Outlet Connects To The Carb. I Put A New One...

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1956 T-bird Carburetor

How much should I expect to pay for replace or rebuild the carburetor on my 1956 T-bird?

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Where Is The Fuse For The Power Windows On A 1956 Tbird Located?

Both power windows on my 1956 Tbird quit working. I think it's a fuse, but I don't know where the fuse is located. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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