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Specifications
1970
Thunderbird script
ENGINE CODE

N


Thunder Jet 429 V-8 Engine (360 Horsepower)
Motorcraft 4300 4-Barrel Carburetor/Dual Exhaust System
4.36" bore x 3.59" stroke/10.5 to 1 compression ratio
TRANSMISSION CODES

U
Z
SelectShift Cruise-O-Matic (C6 3-Speed Automatic)
SelectShift Cruise-O-Matic (C6 Special 3-Speed Automatic)
REAR AXLE CODES

2
4
6
K
M
O
2.75:1
2.80:1
3.00:1
2.75:1 Limited Slip
2.80:1 Limited Slip
3.00:1 Limited Slip
WHEELBASE


Two-Door Models

Length
Width
Height
Weight

Four-Door Model
Length
Width
Height
Weight
114.7" (Two-Door)
117.2" (Four-Door)


212.5"
78.0"
51.4"
4,354 (Hardtop) 4,630 (Landau)


215.0"
77.4"
53.6"
4,464
SUSPENSION

Front

62" Tread.  Drag-strut ball-joint type.  Rubber-bushed stabilizer

Rear
62" Tread. Three-link, coil spring system with long and short mounting-link arrangement. Lateral track bar centers axle. All links and track bar rubber-bushed.

Steering
Overall ratio: 21.9 to 1. Turning diameter 42.7 feet (Two-Door Models), 43.4 feet (Four Door Model)
1970 Ford Thunderbird Tudor Landau with Special Brougham Option
Tudor Landau with Special Brougham Option
(note color-keyed painted panels below headlamps and grille)