how many Q codes were built in 1966

25

Asked by Oct 04, 2007 at 02:43 PM about the 1966 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: General

I have a 66 VIN 6Y87Q123529 and I'd like to know how many Town Landau with 428 motor were built in 1966 and was this the only year for the 428 in the Thunderbird?

11 Answers

44,955

The Town Landau was body style 63D, of which 35,105 were built during the 1966 model year. The 428 was optional, but was probably fairly popular. Build numbers by engine were not immediately available to me but you could check out the Standard Catalog of American Cars, 1946-1976, for this information if need be.

0 of 1 people found this helpful.
25

Thanks, I've checked the catalog and no joy. I also wrote Ford and I'm waiting for their reply.

10

It had the same 428 cubic inch engine horsepower as the original Shelby Mustang 428 thus had more power then the standard 428 or the 390 offered in T-Birds. Of course the weight of the T-bird kept the power to weight ratio lower then the Mustang but still made for spirited performance for a luxury car of the day.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
135

Had a '66' convertible 428 was told by a Ford executive that approx. 1,000 were manufactured of the 7049 convertibles made . Others were the 390 engine very rare .

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
135

1966 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE 428 C.I. 345 HP NECK SNAPPER.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
135

IF ANY 66 THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLES 428 OUT THERE LET ME KNOW . VERY INTERESTED !

5 of 5 people found this helpful.
80

There were 5,066 convertables built in 1966 out of those 74 had 428s with factory a/c and less than 1% of all 66 tbirds had cruse control, know as highway pilot

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
80

There were 5,066 convertables built in 1966 out of those 74 had 428s with factory a/c and less than 1% of all 66 tbirds had cruse control, know n as highway pilot

4 of 4 people found this helpful.

I like what I hear. I looking @ a Q=car rage top with cruse control and AC. It's going to take all my life saving's however You can't take your money the grave.

20

I have a 66 convertible 428 with AC. I haven't been able to work on it since my child was born 12 years ago. It was in a barn in Alabama for thirty years and the body is spotless. I did dent the fender towing it last year. I will sell it for the right price.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Interested in the car, still available

Your Answer

Thunderbird

Looking for a Used Thunderbird in your area?

CarGurus has 1,067 nationwide Thunderbird listings starting at $5,000.

ZIP:

Ford Thunderbird Experts

  • #1
    Larry Sturgis
    Reputation
    1,650
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,580
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    1,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
613 Great Deals out of 36,332 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Corvette
188 Great Deals out of 19,862 listings starting at $2,490
Used Chevrolet Camaro
441 Great Deals out of 30,817 listings starting at $2,495
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
70 Great Deals out of 3,026 listings starting at $4,500
Used Mercury Cougar
182 listings
Used Pontiac Firebird
5 Great Deals out of 775 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
76 listings starting at $5,000
2004 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
126 listings starting at $7,211
2003 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $7,995
2002 Ford Thunderbird For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 348 listings starting at $7,498

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.