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RealRides of WNY - 1982 T-Bird

Looking again at these 1982 Ford Thunderbirdphotos had me re-reading an article about Thunderbird nicknames on hemmings.comwhich appeared over the summer. The writer told us the cars from this era (1980-82) are known as Box Birds. Can’t say that I’ve heard that before. I amhowever familiar with the Square Birdterm affectionately bestowed upon the 1958-60 models (below), and I think it&

RealRides of WNY - 1982 Ford Thunderbird

This 1982 Ford Thunderbirdcould be considered the second generation of what automotive pundits christened the Square Bird(1958-60 models). The earlier version was the first T-Bird with a back seat. This Square Bird 2.0 (actually the nameplate’s eighth generation, 1980-82) was the second T-Bird to be down-sized (the first being the 1977-79 models), and was based on Ford’s Fox platform w