Found this in my mechanic's shop yesterday.. - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Snapshots Share photos of vehicles in this sub-forum.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
Found this in my mechanic's shop yesterday..

Went to my mechanic yesterday to see whatsup and get some advice on the truck.. And found this sittin in his garage along with a plymoth prowler that has been in there for like the last year lol..

Thunderbird in all her Glory.. She was in GREAT shape!

Name:  P1020296.jpg
Views: 14
Size:  83.9 KB

Name:  P1020297.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  31.8 KB

Name:  P1020298.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  80.1 KB

Name:  P1020299.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  115.0 KB

Name:  P1020300.jpg
Views: 14
Size:  76.2 KB

Name:  P1020301.jpg
Views: 15
Size:  79.2 KB

Name:  P1020302.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  94.0 KB

Name:  P1020303.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  86.0 KB

Name:  P1020304.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  123.5 KB

Name:  P1020305.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  124.9 KB

Name:  P1020306.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  113.9 KB

Name:  P1020307.jpg
Views: 13
Size:  59.0 KB

Sorry about some of the pics angles.. the wife took the pics lol..
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
the guy in the pic Is my mechanic. This guy is amazing, so much knowledge. Anything you can ever imagine doing to your vehicle, he can do.. He Specializes in american cars. I went in there one time and he had 4 mustang GT500's in there lol.. 2 of them the engines were out getting suped up(didnt know you could supe up that engine any more lol)..
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-11-2009
mud390's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Japan
Posts: 66
Gorgeous car! Must be nice knowing that every time you stop by the garage you get to see a nice muscle car.

Kris
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-11-2009
freddie's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (9)
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: OH
Posts: 2,463
Wow, that is a beautiful car. I would love to own something like that, that nice, some day.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
yeah, everytime i stop by, he has something new and more beautiful in there.. The guy is so lucky lol.. he owns a beautiful porche, a dodge ram, a subaru STi, and a jeep wrangler lol..

The tbird is def. one of my favorites though
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-11-2009
shadow905's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Boerne, TX
Posts: 1,997
now that is a thing of beauty
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
yeah, hes got a chrysler 300C that the owner blew the engine, so he pulled the engine, and is putting a brand new one in. Gunna rebuild the old one and put it in one of his cars.. said hes gunna bore it out to a 6.1 i think?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-11-2009
Rooks's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 1,867
Nice T-Bird for sure. You know what year it is? Looks like a Gen 1 from the pictures I'm seeing on Wiki.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-11-2009
morris's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Detroit.
Posts: 7,833
look at those valve covers! i love those. those and the bronco ones that say powered by ford.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-11-2009
Roach2004's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 8,320
I think its ugly as **** but thats just my opinion.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
I think your ugly as **** lol..
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-11-2009
Ranger_Guy15's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: MN
Posts: 2,827
Those 2 seater t-birds are worth a ton.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
yeah, i dont even want to know how much that bird would fetch on the german economy..
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-11-2009
RangerNDog's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posts: 1,958
Beautiful car.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 09-11-2009
Smakes's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: nowhere
Posts: 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roach2004 View Post
I think its ugly as **** but thats just my opinion.
thats ok, you drive a steppy so your idea of beauty is skewed as hell haha
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 09-11-2009
98rangerxlt's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Posts: 725
Either that a 235 v6 or a small block chevy.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-11-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
not sure what engine that is.. Its def. a ford engine though, its the factory engine.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 09-11-2009
Lazler's Avatar
Senior Member
iTrader: (18)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Brantford, Ontario
Posts: 5,526
Quote:
Originally Posted by 98rangerxlt View Post
Either that a 235 v6 or a small block chevy.
Name:  P1020296.jpg
Views: 14
Size:  83.9 KB
(don't shoot the messenger boy aka me)

mark98xlt says ur a dumbass newb..

Last edited by Lazler; 09-11-2009 at 09:08 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 09-11-2009
strakill's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: santa maria, Ca
Posts: 430
I would love to have that car..its so clean.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 09-11-2009
Johnbaum13's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 2,343
Good ol' FORD Y block v-8, think 50s, before the modern ford small block.

And BTW, it looks to be a '55 or '56 T-Bird.
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 09-12-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
haha i knew it was a v8, just didnt know the CID..
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-12-2009
God,Country,FORD's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Red Oak, IA
Posts: 2,468
wonder what the HP and TQ ratings were..
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 09-13-2009
ranger_mclaren's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Posts: 279
My nighbor has a mint '64 he takes to cruise-ins all the time I need to get a pic out of the garage I know, and it's getting time where it won't see the light of day again until next summer.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 09-13-2009
btm757's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Norfolk / Chesapeake, VA
Posts: 3,980
Quote:
Originally Posted by God,Country,FORD View Post
wonder what the HP and TQ ratings were..




Also she is a perfect tbird if you ask me. I want a car like that one of these days.

Also i want that ford emblem on my tailgate
Attached Thumbnails
Found this in my mechanic's shop yesterday..-yblockspecs.jpg  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My truck is the best mechanic I know... wldunn13 General Technical & Electrical 3 02-17-2010 01:11 PM
Good Ranger Mechanic in Austin, TX slowrey General Ford Ranger Discussion 11 07-14-2009 10:42 PM
Looking for Ranger mechanic El Paso area. crank General Ford Ranger Discussion 1 06-19-2009 09:27 PM
Mechanic F***ing me over, need advice. Wulfonce General Technical & Electrical 18 03-24-2009 11:04 PM
Hello guys and gals...better yet...Mechanic oidale General Ford Ranger Discussion 0 01-21-2009 09:17 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:26 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.