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1957 Ford ThunderbirdReview
Guru9SMBBW writes:
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Checked out the car at past & present motors. Very friendly. This car did not have power steering or air cond. Over priced for a base model.

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Guru95SSGC writes:
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Features are great but paint is awful, in my opinion. With no pictures of the underneath hard to calculate its worth.

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Guru9D2FSK writes:
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Didn’t care for the bench seat but also very small if you have long legs love the style of the car but I’m 6 foot two it’s too small

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Head Turner — Serious consideration should be given before any one attempt a concourse restoration such as this. But once complete, you set behind the wheel and smell history. Although this is a Trailer Queen, I does get to the shows and sound awesome.

Pros: It an E-Code...

Cons: Wish I could drive it every day

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1957 Ford ThunderbirdReview
probobby writes:
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Kit Car — Bought this package back 25 years ago and have not concentrated one bit on the assembly. I have rolled it from one location to another, and has always been in the way. Too much work to accomplish the end product for me. Perfect for an enthusiast.

Pros: Kit Car from Design Classic Sales Inc., pinto frame, 427 w/ trans (needs total rebuild)

Cons: Needs to be assembled and a lot of misc. parts need to be purchased to complete.

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1957 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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1957 Ford T-bird Owner Review — Perforamce - Soso. First thing you should consider is disc brake conversion. Appearance - Sleek classic lines and gorgeous styling. Build quality - Get real. Its a 51 year old car. Even a fully restored car will still require routine maintenance. Performance is soso. Cost of ownership? Don't ask. Fun factor - Its a head turner!

Pros: All time american classic

Cons: Not for the faint hearted

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Beautiful American Classic — My Father is now in posession of the car... Decided it was his, when I ran out of money for parts... he finished paying for the parts, and bough the car from me. There is nothing better than driving down the freeway at 65+ mph with the ragtop off, the wind blowing through your hair, and the sound of the long block 312 roaring through the two straight exhaust pipes. With the Silicone rear main replacement, the car does not leak a drip. Extremely easy to work on. Presently working on the disk brake conversion kit. I recommend this car to anyone who loves cars. 10 mpg city / 15 highway (hey it is a '57 what do you expect)

Pros: Plenty of horse power, downright gorgeous to look at, plenty of power

Cons: It is a 57... repairs are inevitable, parts are quite pricey, no job is easy when you have to deal with bolts that have been there for 51 years (in some cases)

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Royce writes:
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Beautiful Design, Easy Maintenance And A Joy To Drive — I've owned my 57 bird for 3 years now. I restored it from a basket case to a stunning piece of art. It is easy to drive as it is smooth and quiet yet powerful when I want it to be. It is a wonderful car to own.

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We Have Wanted A 57 T-bird For A Long Time. — We found the perfect car for us. We enjoy our 57 T-bird convertible with the red on red color, the 292 engine and the standard shift transmission.

Owner for 3 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:300

Pros: Convertible

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Larryy writes:
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Nice Looker And Then.... — Liked the looks and bought one, all Black, with removable top, ride was ok for a so called sports car. Lacked sway bars for the curves. Power plant was great for weight ratio. I believe you can get about 110 miles per hour out of it back then. Why I gave a low rating, two weeks after owning it, steering failed and ended in a lake. But it looked good, wish I had one today.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru9Y73CL

I dont like red cars, or white or black or silver. Read More

Review By Guru9HZH9T

I have a 2005 50th anniversary edition. 93,000 miles. Great car, fun to drive all original (except tires and brakes) gives no trouble and gets around 18 mpg around town. Read More

2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Joe

great car future classic . They still are affordable and fun to drive Read More

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

2003 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By patmagroin29

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 GuruDWTJ9

Extremely pleased . I think I got a good deal Read More

Review By John

This model is going to be a classic. I think a great investment, and will double in value in the next few years.The design is superb, with beautiful lines. Read More

1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By JoshGuru66

The best car I ever have. I would love to see it Perform with a supercharger. Read More

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

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