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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
Kicker24 writes:
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Outstanding! Fewer β€˜56s made than β€˜55s &β€˜57s. It’s a great value on a great car. Car missing me as owner-driver. JH

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
Guru1SC56 writes:
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Absolutely beautiful classic automobile. Love the black and chrome. Whitewalls finish the picture.

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
Guru31K5G writes:
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Price was reasonable compared to many ads for T-birds, Would like more info on the listed vehicle; summary of repairs & restoration work.

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
John writes:
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With the continental kit it has more room than a 55 T-Bird, but is shorter than a 57.

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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Family Heirloom. — A little bit of history. Back in '56 the Thunderbird was more popular than the Corvette. '56 was the first year they had seatbelts. It came equipped with a four barrel carburator on top of a V8 generating 225 horsepower, which was quite a lot for its day. Wide whitewalls and lots of chrome. '56 was the only year of the small Birds with the continental spare tire kit.

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

Pros: Classic collectable.  It was my aunt's.  I had a frame off restoration done.  Convertible.  Everyone smiles and waves when they see it.

Cons: Cramped.  People weren't as big in the 50s.  

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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56 Ford Thunderbird — This Car Is Almost Identical To My Grandpa's 56 Same Color And Everything And My Gramps Car Is Just As Amazing As This One. The Car Has Both The Convertable Soft Top And The Hard Top.

Pros: Very Beautiful Car, Has Won Many Car Shows And Is Quite Rare.

Cons: Needs New Window For Convertable Soft Top.

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1956 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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As Classy As It Lloks — After 50 years I was finally able to find a 1956 Baby Bird that I could afford. Slightly modified (Mustang 302 V8, C4 Automatic and Mustang dual power assist brake booster, Vintage air heat/air conditioning). A little hard to steer because previous owner didn't know how to install power steering pump with alternator and air cond compressor. Car rides smooth handles well (except could use a faster steering box gear ratio). Just a little hard to get into (low roof lines make you bend your head to get in) but once in there is quite a lot of head, shoulder and leg room. It still is a crwod pleaser for young, middle and older age groups. Too bad I had to wait so long. I like it better than the 1968 Shelby GT350 convertible I previously owned. This one had hard & ssoft tops and only enough room for 2 or 3. Too bad Ford made new T'bird closer to 54 Covette in looks (rounded front headlights/fenders). They probably would sell more if they were closer to original Baby Birds in looks.

Owner for 1 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru9SX5GD

I personally dont like the white hard top on the red car. The monotone exterior is usually the sleekest. Read More

Review By CSNYLAND

I am rating this specific MODEL; not the Thunderbird over all....... Dont know if thats what your asking......... The 2005 Thunderbird CASHMERE is what Im looking for. Just missing one for GREAT PRIC... Read More

2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Tbirdbob2

This car is a classic in every respect. It drives like a dream, has lots of pep with the V8 eng. The only small complaint I have is that the hardtop makes noise, but not so much that the radio doesn... Read More

Review By Kevin

Great ride, love the room in the cabin . Read More

2003 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru9TQK6D

Not a good value, no car play of course, Read More

Review By Guru9TYWMW

Just an average car nothing great needs a few things Read More

2002 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru9SXZKK

car overpriced recent sale of same model with less than 500 miles and new car sales stickers sold for $33000. Read More

Review By Michael

it is the automotive art child of the XKE and the Karman Ghia. Staggeringly beautiful. Amazingly affordable, A Picasso for the price of a comic book. The price prooves the utter lack of taste of t... Read More

1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Great Car By Vwags

This car is a joy to drive. The style is very nice and it has the power and handling to support the style. The car gets surprisingly good gas mileage for a V8. I would think long and hard about get... 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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