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Features Ford Thunderbolts Photos Wanted

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Troublemaker427, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. tommyd
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    Anybody ever hear of a "Pappy" Flowers who drove a thunderbolt at Freedom 7 dragway in Virginia Beach, VA?
    Len
     
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    A list of 17 x $1.00 cars, from 1964.

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    Ford's loss on each Thunderbolt built was $1,807.34. Back in the day, anyone theoretically with a spare $3,780 (Additional $200.00 for automatic) could walk into a Ford dealership and order a Thunderbolt. Haven't times changes.

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    Those^^^^^homes look familiar..... Looks like that picture was taken in my neighborhood.... :)
     
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    do you know what happened to the car after the 64 season? Len
     
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    sorry, after pete oatess had it. It's history is lost from that point. Len
     
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    Wilbert Lunsford and Gene Lunsford were/are not related to each other. Len
     
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    I've always wondered why BOB FORD went out of business..... Anyone here have an answer?????
    They are now Fairlane Ford.... I bought my '05 convertible from them....
     
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    posted by hemidav in the vintage thread

    T BOLT hemidav vint.jpg
     
  16. loudbang
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    Great Big photo

    Butch Leal vs Gas Ronda

    1 butch leal vs gas ronda T BOLTS.jpg
     
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  17. Detroit Dragway.... 567F3CFE-C26F-419A-A6C7-80D65E030F42.jpeg 5C3D45DB-E764-443A-ADF0-6EDEC0D4EEF0.jpeg AC476407-59F3-4481-834D-C256196A5196.jpeg
     
  18. Kentuckian
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    Here are some photos of Les Ritchey racing his new 57 Ranchero at the 1957 NHRA Nationals at Oklahoma City a few years before he got his 64 Thunderbolt.

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  19. SuperStock427
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    Lets bring this thread back up!!! What's the latest news on these bad tbolts
     
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  20. This kind of counts....and I dig the fins... 4C2E92C6-E45E-4596-91A6-225D12E4A4BC.jpeg
     
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    The Grandpappy of all Thunderbolts :)
     
  22. Detroit Dragway.... C107CA50-1D3D-44B6-905D-0345A6B6EA0A.jpeg
     
  23. More from the Dirty D 39A066EA-84E0-40A7-8039-5758612D0A1F.jpeg
     
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  25. Not sure if it’s authentic...but looks the part B2D09FFC-D18E-4347-9BBC-037DD4861257.jpeg
     
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  26. alphabet soup
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    Man...look at the cars in the background!
     
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