I have a 1965 thunderbird with a 390 ci engine. I would like to know if I can use unleaded gas in it?

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Asked by Aug 08, 2015 at 08:41 AM about the 1965 Ford Thunderbird

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No. Unless you have replaced the valves in the heads. The older motors require leaded gas. Should refurbish the motor to modern day components.

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It will run with ethanol fuel but non ethanol is much better for it.

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