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Cars > Challenges > “Lightning” Vs “Mighty Mouse”

 

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Zanting

M–24
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

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Faris21

M–20
Dickerson, Maryland
United States

 

1995 Ford Thunderbird LX

“Lightning”

1998 Dodge Neon R/T

“Mighty Mouse”

 
Photo of: 1995 Ford Thunderbird
Photo of: 1998 Dodge Neon R/T
 

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About “Lightning”

My 1995 Ford Thunderbird LX, equipped with a 4.6L OHC "Modular" V8 engine, rear-wheel drive and a healthy dose of torque built on the MN12 platform.

I have owned "Lightning" for about 2 years now as both my main project car and previously as my daily driver.

Even with some of the issues she had due on one part to poor previous ownership and on another to the harsh climate here. I really love this car for a lot of reasons and I find it impossible to let it go.

I just recently got her off the road to begin the resurrection project after I found another daily driver (1999 Ford Escort SE). One of the biggest parts of this challenge is not working on her though, it is actually demolishing the old garage and building a proper one in it's place, so that I can actually work on the project properly and safely.

I will post the to-do list of everything I am doing to Lightning on here eventually.

To-Do List For 2011-2013:

Everything, seriously..

About “Mighty Mouse”

My uncle brought me this car for my 16th birthday.

 

Specs for “Lightning”

- MN12 Platform
- 4.6L OHC "Modular" V8 (281ci.)
- 205 hp @ 4,500rpm, 265 lb·ft @ 3,200rpm
- 4R70W 4-Speed A/T + O/D
- 2-Door Coupe
- 200.3" - Length
- 72.7" - Width
- 52.5" - Height
- 113" - Wheelbase
- 3,725lb Curb Weight

Mileage: 132,000 km's

Specs for “Mighty Mouse”

It has a customized Mitsubishi eclipse GT engine swap. About 150+ HP.

 

Factory Options for “Lightning”

- Power Everything
- Independent Rear Suspension
- TCS / ABS
- Variable Assist Power Steering
- Leather Interior
- 6-Way Power Driver Seat
- 2-Way Power Passenger Seat
- AM/FM Radio
- CD Player (Original Ford)
- Illuminated Keyless Entry
- Remote Starter
- Rear Window Defroster
- Moonroof / Sunroof
- Cup Holders
- A/C

Factory Options for “Mighty Mouse”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Lightning”

- N/A

Mods for “Mighty Mouse”

No modifications listed.

 

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Points for Lightning Total Votes Points for Mighty Mouse
22 9 23

 

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