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1966 Ford Thunderbird Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Body / ChassisSteel unibody
Production Years for Series1964 - 1966
Price$4,393-$4,843
Weight4385 lbs | 1989.003 kg
MPG City14
MPG Highway16

Performance
0-60 mph11 seconds.

Serial number codes 'Y' or Special: 'H'
Engine Type : V8 6391 cc | 390.0 cu in. | 6.4 L.
275 BHP (202.4 KW) @ 4400 RPM

Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Serial Number Code 'Z'
Engine Type : V8 6391 cc | 390.0 cu in. | 6.4 L.
315 BHP (231.84 KW) @ 4600 RPM

Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Serial Number Code 'S'
Engine Type : V8 6391 cc | 390.0 cu in. | 6.4 L.
335 BHP (246.56 KW) @ 4800 RPM

Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Serial Number Code 'Q'
Engine Type : V8 7014 cc | 428.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
345 BHP (253.92 KW) @ 4600 RPM

Bore : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Stroke : 4.0 in | 101 mm.
Serial number code 'W'
Engine Type : V8 6997 cc | 427.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
410 BHP (301.76 KW) @ 5600 RPM

Bore : 4.2 in | 107 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Serial number code 'R'
Engine Type : V8 6997 cc | 427.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
425 BHP (312.8 KW) @ 6000 RPM

Bore : 4.2 in | 107 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
hemispherical combustion chambers w/ohv & ohcamshafts for each engine bank
Engine Type : V8 6997 cc | 427.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
616 BHP (453.376 KW) @ 7000 RPM

Bore : 4.2 in | 107 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Hemispherical Combustion Chambers w/ohv & ohcamshafts for each engine bank
Engine Type : V8 6997 cc | 427.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
657 BHP (483.552 KW) @ 7500 RPM

Bore : 4.2 in | 107 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.

Transmission:
Manual , 3 Automatic Cruise-O-Matic (C-6)

Production Figures
Total Ford Production for 19662,093,832
Convertibles5,049
Hardtop Coupes13,389
Hardtop Town Sedans15,633
Landaus35,105

Chassis / Engine Numbers Shown
Chassis Number6Y85Q153417
Chassis Number6Y85Q165905
Chassis Number6Y85Z134514


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