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1969
Thunderbird

Thunder Jet 429 V-8 engine

ABOVE: Thunder Jet 429 V-8 Engine

RIGHT: 1969 Thunderbird Tudor Landau in Meadowlark Yellow with Black Vinyl Roof and Nugget Gold Vinyl Interior
Image: 1969 Ford Thunderbird Tudor Landau in Meadowlark Yellow
ENGINE CODE

N


429 Cubic Inch Thunder Jet V-8 (360 Horsepower)
  4-Barrel Autolite 4300 Carburetor/Dual Exhaust System
  Bore and stroke: 4.36 x 3.59 inches
  10.5:1 Compression Ratio
TRANSMISSION CODE

U

Z
SelectShift Automatic (C6)

SelectShift Automatic (C6 Special)
REAR AXLE CODES

4
6
M
O
2.80:1 Conventional
3.00:1 Conventional
2.80:1 Limited Slip
3.00:1 Limited Slip
WHEELBASE
114.7 Inches (2-Door)
117.2 Inches (4-Door)
Two Door Models

Length
Width
Height
Weight
206.9 Inches (Overall)
77.3 Inches
52.3 Inches
4,348 (Tudor Hardtop) 4,360 (Tudor Landau)

Four Door Model


Length
Width
Height
Weight
209.4 Inches (Overall)
77.3 Inches
53.4 Inches
4,460
SUSPENSION

Front Tread
Rear Tread
Steering Ratio
Turning Diameter
62 Inches/Drag-strut, ball-joint type; rubber-bushed stabilizer
62 Inches/Three-link, coil spring system; rubber-bushed lateral track bar
21.8 to 1
42 Feet


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