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1979 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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Nice Ride Reminds Me Of Better Times — Like the big car ride, i like the way it drives and handles, takes you back when gas prices didn't matter style did ! They put the extras in the Crome bumpers chrome on the body lines around the wheel wells , metal not plastic !

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very nice original car. Well kelp    

Cons: Has some age being original , large car compared to cars now not very economical 17-19 mpg.  

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Big Ol Boat With Out A Motor — Ok so the car DOES run but it needs carb work. its been sitting way too long and not been driven in a long time. Got it for 100 bucks. then I hauled it home. It needs tired and carb work and a good home. 80,000 miles most likely original

Pros: Good interior and no body rust

Cons: one dented fender from loading it and faded paint. plus carb work needed

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Just Bought A '79 And Love It — I really enjoy the ride and the appearance of this car and am currently trying to restore it. There are a few disappointing areas however. The first that comes to mind is the lack of horsepower and the overall gas mileage it gets. I know, its a trade off, but right now I seem to be lacking both the ponies and the good gas mileage. Overall though I would not trade this car for anything. Well, maybe anything is a strong word.

Owner for 0 years, 5 months

Miles Driven per Year:7,000

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2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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2003 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Red Hot 2003 Thunderbird By Michelewoodward5

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2002 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Great Car By Vwags

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Impressive By 97TBirdOwner

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