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ford thunderbird's eye view
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By wallace clark
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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I absolutely love my thunderbird. The handling is tremendous. It's a fun car to drive and it definately turns a lot of heads. I couldn't ask for more. My wife just didn't want a convertable and now I can't keep her out of it.


Favorite Features

the top is so easy to use and the facntastic get up is exhilariting


Suggested Improvements

a slightly larger trunk would greatly improve the overall car.


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It's a neat car
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By Tom Sullivan
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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I have owned this car for over 8 months and I find it one to the best cars I'v ever owned. I think the car got a bum rap when it was first interduced when the Dealers were trying to get an 25 to 30% more because it was a new car on the market. Than Ford Motor could not deliver the T-birds because of production problem. It left a bad teast in the mouth of the buyers that wanted one. There is one bad guy in this whole marketing program and thats Ford Motor because it's a great car and Ford just dropped the ball


Favorite Features

The looks, the ride, and the sound system


Suggested Improvements

The top to slide in the trunk


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WOW! FIFTIES FUN RE-VISITED
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By Curtis Patrick
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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Car purchased brand new in 2002 (no category in upper field)Excellent fit inside & out. Superb paint job. Ford replaced bad battery---that's it. Drove from Kansas City, KS /MO to Las Vegas, NV., handled tight, strong firm. quiet & comfortable on highway; quick to respond. Great Cruiser No mechanical probs. Great power at Loveland Pass at about 8,000 ft. in CO. C.P.


Favorite Features

Engine Power very strong. This 3.9L must be de-rated for 252 HP. Excellent Transmission---smooth, no surges, lunges or clashes. Love the clear-coat metallic T-BIRD Blue paint. Quality soft top. Many compliments on road. Handles superbly. C.P.


Suggested Improvements

None.


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Awesome
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By Dorian Callen
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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The new Ford Thunderbird is fantastic.I have been trying to decide upon a car for a year. I could not find anything that had style, class, power. Then a friend had mentioned the Thunderbird (I hadn't even considered it). I test drove one and bought it the next day. I couldn't turn it down. I loved it soo much.I didn't even take the hard top off to see the conv. side to the car. I love it.........


Favorite Features

The style..It is a beauty


Suggested Improvements

Hard top is heavy and it was not easy to get off the car (Have to use a tool which women like me do not like to use)


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Buy American!!
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By mblaauw
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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Nicest car I have ever owned or driven and yes I have owned foreign cars.


Favorite Features

Design and Styling. Color scheme.


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Fun Car
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By RJRamos
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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Enjoy the comfort and style T-bird brings to driving. Performs on a dime.Does need more trunk room. When handling on the road this car size and weight is more comfortable than many other cars in its class.


Favorite Features

6 CD track player. Removeable hard top.


Suggested Improvements

None


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I LOVE MY T-BIRD
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By BMMONT
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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THE T-BIRD IS A GREAT CAR TO DRIVE. PLENTY OF ROOM ON THE INSIDE AND A BEAUTY ON THE OUTSIDE. I ALWAYS WANTED A T-BIRD WHEN I WAS A KID, NOW I FINALY GOT THE CHANCE TO OWN ONE. GET ONE BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE.


Favorite Features

BEAUTIFUL DESIGN, GREAT GET UP AN GO.


Suggested Improvements

GET RID OF THE TACHOMETER AND REPLACE IT WITH A GPS SYSTEM.


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Wouldn't Drive Anything but my TBird
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By merryelle
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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After extensive research among all convertibles in the TBIRD class, I chose Ford's Hardtop Thunderbird Convertible because of how well it handled on the road. I went from a Lincoln Navigator (still in the garage) to the TBIRD, and found the TBIRD to be so much fun to drive. I can get 2 complete sets of golf clubs in the trunk. The TBIRD is larger than most sportscars and the insurance isn't based on a "sportscar", just a sedan. The doors are long. Seating is comfortable, and I have had ZERO problems with my "TBIRD". It's wonderful. Wouldn't change my mind, even if someone tempted me with a free Audi TT...


Favorite Features

I love the size, it can fit 2 sets of golf clubs in trunk, goes from 5mph to 65mph in seconds, comfortable,sound system - terrific, love the convertible. Love to shift into gear.Steering's great.I feel safe driving my TBIRD even without the top.


Suggested Improvements

Easier way to remove the hardtop, maybe use Mercedez Benz hardtop reclining technology. Other than that, I have everything I want in a "sportscar".


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My birthday present
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By Jackelyn
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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My husband bought this beautiful car for my birthday, it was the dealers show room model and I love everything about it, a dream car and I feel like a Princess when I drive into town. Thumbs up to Ford.


Favorite Features

Style, awsome power, great handling


Suggested Improvements

An easier way to cover the convertable top, my fingers are not strong enough to snap the clips, so I leave it off, otherwise leave it alone


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gas hog
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By gorilla
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Premium 2dr Convertible w/Removable Hard Top (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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this car is more fun than my 64 mustang, but sucks up high test gas like a sponge. One day on i-95, i barely touched the pedal & found myself doing 120mph. it cruises at 80mph & it's the most comfortable car i've ever had.Miami to Palm Beach is 130miles roundtrip & it uses at least half a tank. if i'd known how much hightest gas it drank, i never would have bought it.but it's a fantastic car otherwise!!! So if gas isn't a issue,buy one.


Favorite Features

comfort &speed & the looks i get everywhere i go.


Suggested Improvements

put in a engine that uses regular gas.And a locking gas port.


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