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    Robert McNamara, father of the Ford Falcon, dead at 93 [w/VIDEO]

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    Former Ford President Robert McNamara passed away in his sleep yesterday at the age of 93. McNamara joined the Blue Oval in 1946 and quickly ascended the ranks, becoming the General Manager of the Ford Division in 1955. During McNamara's tenure, the Ford ...

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    SEMA 2008: Custom ThunderFlite T-Bird soars

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    Suzie and Dean Arnold dreamt of building a show car that would evoke the spirit of the dream cars that manufacturers used to build in the '50s and '60s. They decided to use a 1961 Thunderbird as the base vehicle and got long-time ...

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    Grease Me Up: Lube sweepstakes giving away a '57 T-Bird

    Spend a couple of minutes surfing the net and you'll find all sorts of contests giving away all sorts of prizes. The best of them – ahem, like the Autoblog Relaunch Celebration Sweepstakes we ran a year back – give away a new car. But how about an old car? We mean, like a classic... a ...

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    Thunderbird Ranch out to pasture?

    John Draxler has loved Ford's personal-luxury coupe for decades, and he's been a tremendous resource for the Thunderbird community for nearly as long with his Thunderbird Ranch operation. Located in Wisconsin, the Ranch could be over-simplified as a yard full of Thunderbirds, and the Badger State ...

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    Rare Ford concept to go on the block at Barrett-Jackson

    Auto manufacturers have a far less sentimental relationship with their concept cars than we do. Many of the most exciting ideas ever manifested in automotive form have been unceremoniously disposed of once they outlived their usefulness. As car people, we abhor this practice and the equally ...

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    VIDEO: Woodward Dream Cruise 2007 - the Ford display

    One look at Woodward Avenue on Saturday and and it's easy to see what the most popular tuner car is. Mustangs were everywhere, form the earliest 1965 model to the Shelby GT500 and several Roush editions. The custom 'Stangs were the best of all, with every aftermarket treatment known to man. Ford's ...

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    Stolen T-Bird recovered after three decades

    In 1976, the Palo Alto, California owner of a 1956 Ford Thunderbird had his car stolen from him. In an unwitting stroke of fortune, he still lives not far from where his baby was taken. This week, he got a call -- thirty-one years later -- that his 51-year-old car has been found in Southern ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Thunder Monster

    Better than Alex Rodriguez in April, this eBay seller hits home runs with the car truck thing he's got for sale, the Thunder Monster moniker, and the text of the actual listing, which you'll just have to read. This is a T-Bird that was left too long on The Island of Dr. Moreau. The beast is a ...

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    RR of the Day: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

    Cars today are generally quite good. Regardless of what you choose, chances are that you're getting something with ample power, clean emissions, decent fuel economy, and good reliability. Unfortunately, where many cars fall down is in the area of style. Oh, they may not be unattractive, but they're ...

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    Orlando man flips city the painted 'Bird in code protest

    Mike Cordi of Orlando believes he's fighting a war with the city's code enforcement officials, and he's painted his Ford Thunderbird in protest. The T-Bird even has a battle scene set up on the trunklid, depicting his battle with the city. Cordi indicates that the standoff began when the city ...


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