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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-07-10, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
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95 T-bird

I'm about to pick up a 95 T-bird that I will use as my daily driver, the car was my father in-laws but he moved to another state and my mother in-law said take the car or she was going to give it away to her friend. I don't know much about t-birds but I think it's a 302 maybe 6cly it needs a new paint job and a little work but hey it was free. The passenger side window don't roll down but I can hear the motor trying to pull it down, any ideas why that is? I don't think the heater or a/c works at all I will have to look at it and see what the problem is.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-07-10, 07:44 PM
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Re: 95 T-bird

You'll have to remove the door panel to check it out. It sounds like it's probably the regulator or the gears.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-10, 03:24 PM
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Re: 95 T-bird

The a/c is probably a compressor and a condenser. Does the blower moter work? the a/c system may also need to be converted to R 34. Paint work is cheap. Whole car for maybe 1200 at most, aslong as the color stays same. Maaco can do it really cheap. Ford built a hell of a car in my opinion. Its a fox body. Same as the stang I believe. The engine internals are pdetty darn strong, not bullit proof, but strong. They had the supercoupe whicn was a supercharged 3.8. Restore her and be proud. Best part is she is free.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-10, 11:04 PM
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Re: 95 T-bird

Originally Posted by birdmedic View Post
Its a fox body.
Just to clarify, the Ford Thunderbird is actually the MN12 platform (Mid-Size North American Project 12). It is NOT a fox body by any nature. Let's not confuse Van98.

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