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1978 Ford Thunderbird
Standard Equipment

Image: 1978 Thunderbird instrument panel gauges


302 CID V-8 Engine (N.A. with California Emission Equipment)
DuraSpark Ignition
SelectShift Automatic Transmission
Power Steering
Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
Self-Adjusting Brakes
Chrome-Plated Swingaway Grille
Fender Louvers for Engine Cooling
Wiper-Mounted Washer Jets
Coolant Recovery System
Front and Rear Stabilizer Bars
Coolant Recovery System
Dual Note Horn
BSW Steel-Belted Radial Tires
Full-Coil Suspension
Tuned Shock Absorbers
Body/Frame Construction
Closed Box-Section Members
Extensive Soundproofing
Seat and Shoulder Belts
Inside Hood Release
Locking Steering Column
Ignition Key Warning Buzzer
Back-up Lights
Front and Rear Side Marker Lamps
Left-Hand Exterior Mirror
Electric Clock
Power Ventilation
MagicAire Heater/Defroster
40-amp. Alternator

Opera Windows
Concealed Headlamps
Hood Ornament
Fender Louvers
Full-Width Taillamps
Full Wheel Covers
Bright Moldings at Windows, Hood Rear Edge, Door Belts, Drip Rails, Roof Wrapover, Rocker Panels and Wheel Lips
Door Trim with Woodtone Appliques
Instrument Panel Burled Walnut Woodtone Appliques
Thunderbird Ornamentation
Deep-Cushioned Bench Seats (Cloth or Vinyl Trim)
Color-Keyed Cut-Pile Carpeting
Full-Length Door Armrests
AM Pushbutton Radio with Instrument Panel Speaker


(Most of the items in left column, plus these additional items)
Brushed Aluminum Roof Wrapover Applique
Color-Keyed Roof Crossover Moldings*
Color-Coordinated Translucent Hood Ornament Insert
Cast Aluminum Wheels with Accent Paint
Opera Windows with Town Landau Insignia
Accent Stripes on Bodysides, Hood and Grille Opening Panel, Deck Lid,
  Headlamp Doors, and Fender Louvers
WSW Steel-Belted Radial Ply Tires
Wide Color-Keyed Vinyl Insert Bodyside Moldings with Partial Wheel Lip Moldings
Front Cornering Lamps
Deluxe Bumper Group (includes Front/Rear Bumper Guards, Horizontal Rub Strips)
Luxury Sound Insulation Package
Town Landau Insignia on Instrument Panel Applique
22K Gold Finish Plaque Engraved with Owner's Name
6-Way Power Driver's Seat
Power Side Windows
Power Lock Group (includes Door Locks, Electric Deck Lid Release)
SelectAire Conditioner—Manual Control
Interior Luxury Group (includes Convenience Group and Light Group—for details,
  see 1978 Thunderbird Optional Equipment page [opens in new window])
Passenger Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror
Tinted Glass
AM/FM Stereo Search Radio with Four Speakers
Tilt Steering Wheel

*When ordered with optional vinyl roof

DIAMOND JUBILEE EDITION (Most of the items in left column and above, plus these additional items)
Padded Vinyl Roof with Unique Quarter Panel Appearance
Diamond Jubilee Edition Opera Window Insignia
Owner Initials on Doors
Color-Keyed Grille, Cast Aluminum Wheels, and Bumper Rub Strips
Power Antenna
Driver's and Passenger's Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors
Instrumentation Cluster with Ebony Woodtone Applique
Unique Split Bench Seats with Biscuit-Design Luxury Cloth Trim and Unique
  Thunderbird Ornamentation in Upper Bolsters
Door and Front Seatback Assist Straps
Hand-Stitched Leather-Covered Pad on Instrument Panel
Ebony Woodtone Appliques on Instrument Panel, Knobs, Door/Quarter Panels
  and Steering Wheel
Leather-Wrapped Luxury Steering Wheel
Molded Door/Quarter Armrests with Extra Padding
36-oz. Cut-Pile Floor Carpeting
Bright Pedal Trim Accents
Unique Car Keys with Woodtone Inserts
Color-Keyed 18-oz. Trunk Carpeting and Molded Deck Lid LIner
Seat Belt Warning Chime

(For more details, see Diamond Jubilee Edition page)