1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" Project Intro Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Introducing the "CoyoTBird" - a 1955 Ford Thunderbird being built in the V8TV shop! This '55 is being retrofitted with a new 412 HP Ford Racing 5.0 Coyote crate engine, backed by a Richmond 6 speed manual transmission to give this old 'Bird new wings. We're also adding a power rack & pinion steering system from Flaming River, a Hydratech hydroboost br...
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
http://www.customautosound.com - Custom Autosound is your source for high-quality audio systems that match your classic car's design. Their new feature packed Slidebar radios feature digital device connectivity, high power, and quality sound from a unit that looks like it belongs in your dash. Their hidden speaker systems deliver big sound from powered subwoofer units and unique midrange and...
ARP - The Ultimate Fasteners!
ARP - The Ultimate Fasteners!
http://www.arp-bolts.com - ARP manufactures the ultimate fasteners for the inside - and outside - of your ride!
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" Mustang 5.0 V8 and Turn Key Road Runner Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The motor we are using for our Thunderbird is the new Coyote 5.0 from the 2011 Mustang. In this video we'll show you some of the cool features of the 5.0 motor. We also get the motor mounted between the frame rails and install the Turn Key Power Steering Pump and pulleys. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Chceck out:...
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" Flaming River Steering Rack and Hydratech Install Video V8TV
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - To improve the steering of our 1955 Thunderbird we decided to install a Flaming River Rack and Pinion kit. We also used a Flaming River Steering column to finish off the steering system. Next, Trevor modifies the brake/clutch pedal assembly to work with the Hydratech Booster's new location on the fir...
Muscle Car Restoration at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop - 314.783.8325
Muscle Car Restoration at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop - 314.783.8325
http://www.v8speedshop.com - Contact the V8 Speed & Resto Shop today to discuss how we can build your dream car!
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" TechAFX Fuel System and MagnaFlow Exhaust Video
Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The next step was to install a high pressure EFI fuel system in our '55 Thunderbird. For the soft lines, we used all TechAFX hoses and fittings. Trevor routed the rest of stainless steel hard lines to fit tight against the frame, away from moving suspension parts or exhaust. For a fuel pump we used a...
1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" First Start Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshowcom - 314-783-8325 - The CoyoTBird was getting very close to being a running car. We ordered a custom aluminum radiator from Afco to keep the 5.0 cool. Then, Nick had to fabricate an air box, since the Mustang air box that was sent with the motor wouldn't fit in the engine bay. Once all the loose ends under the hood were taken care of, we ordered a custom tachometer from the Aut...
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" Frame Off Chassis & Underside Paint & Detail Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Once we got the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" running, we blew the whole car apart to paint all the modifications we made and to install some new trunk sheetmetal. In this video, we take you through the process. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Chceck out: "​Muscle Car Of The Week Video Episode #182: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 454 - The Last One?" https://www.yout...
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" II Much Fabrication Fuel Vent Install Video V8TV
Many classic and muscle cars were built in an era when automakers used open vents to allow air into fuel tanks. These vents were often hidden over the fuel tank, or up along the fuel filler neck. Back in the day, this was perfectly acceptable, but today, we're much more environmentally conscious. When you convert an old car to electronic fuel injection, like we did on our 1955 Thunderbird,...
1955 Thunderbird
1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" Ranken Tech SCT Dyno Tune Video V8TV
http://www.v8speedshop.com - After logging some miles on our 1955 Thunderbird "CoyoTBird", we felt the car was running pretty well, but it suffered from a couple of things that we wanted to fix. First off, the car would backfire on deceleration, which we did not like but also signaled a problem. Secondly, the variable cam timing on the Ford 5.0 Coyote engine felt like it needed calibration. ...
1955 Ford Thunderbird
1955 Ford Thunderbird "Coyo-T-Bird" Final Video Feature V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - SHOW MORE / SCROLL DOWN for LINKS and INFO on this car build! The V8 Speed & Resto Shop crew has finished the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" project and the owner has been driving the Ford 5.0 Coyote / Tremec TKO 500 5-speed shifted 'Bird around for quite some time. Overall, the crew is very happy with the result! Watch The Whole Build Video Serie...
 
The V8 Speed & Resto Shop crew has finished the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" project and the owner has been driving the Ford 5.0 Coyote / Tremec TKO 500 5-speed shifted 'Bird around for quite some time.    Overall, the crew is very happy with the result!
 
Engine: Ford Coyote 5.0 V8 - http://www.weirparts.com/
Transmission: Tremec TKO 500 Modern Drivelinehttp://www.moderndriveline.com
Air Conditioning:  Vintage Air - http://www.vintageair.com
Rack & Pinion Steering:  Flaming River - http://www.flamingriver.com
Fuel Plumbing:  TechAfx - http://www.techafx.com
 
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Here's the list of manufacturers whose products are found on the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird".   Be sure to tell them V8TV sent you when you contact these companies for your Thunderbird parts!    

 

MagnaFlow

Exhaust

Rocket Racing Wheels

Wheels

Royal Purple

Synthetic Fluids

3M

Abrisives, Tapes, Chemicals

BASF

Paint & Refinish Materials

Modern DriveLine

Tremec TKO Transmission

Vintage Air

Air Conditioning, Front Runner Accessory Drive

TechAfx

Fuel System Components