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007_SuperCoupe

M–38
Lincoln, Nebraska
United States

 

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1992 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe

“Silver Thunder”

 

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About “”

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About “Silver Thunder”

This car is one of 4212 Super Coupes produced in 1992, of which 2956 were automatic transmissions.

I bought this car in nearly stock form in 2003. It was a little rough, appearing to have been taken on an off-road adventure which left the front bumper cover damaged. It also showed signs of wear with paint flaking and numerous door dings. I have since tried to remove all body damage, and modify both the appearance and performance of the car. There are, of course, more modifications to come for both. The cosmetics include the first ever made Cobra R hood with ram air for the '89-'93 Thunderbird. It also sports a Xenon Air Dam for a '94-'95 Thunderbird capped with motion sensors to protect the bumper cover from curb-stops, speed bumps, etc. It was featured in stock form in the 2005 Super Coupe Performance (SCP) MN12 calendar as the January car. It has again been selected for the month of September 2007 SCP calendar.

 

Specs for “”

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Specs for “Silver Thunder”

3.8 liter, supercharged V6
Factory rating are:
210 hp, 315 torque at the flywheel
After current modifications, power levels are now:
265 rwhp, 350 rwtq
That translates to roughly
350 hp and 465 torque at the flywheel.

Looking for more with a cam and a bigger and bigger supercharger...

 

Factory Options for “”

No factory options listed.

Factory Options for “Silver Thunder”

Leather interior
Moon roof
Keyless entry
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electronic climate control
Vehicle maintenance monitor (VMM)
Power antenna
Automatic lights
JBL Sound (no longer there completely)
Automatic transmission
Side turn indicators
Split 60/40 fold down rear seats

Standard:
3.8 Supercharged engine
16" Aluminum alloy wheels
6-way Power adjustable seats with lumbar and side bolster support
Cruise control
A/C
Tilt steering
Leather wrapped steering wheel
Electronically controlled supsension
4-Wheel disk brakes
ABS
Indepenent rear suspension
Dual exhaust

 

Mods for “”

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Mods for “Silver Thunder”

Engine
Modifications:

Ported Heads
Custom Ported '95 Eaton M90 Supercharger
10% Pulley
Custom Supercharger Belt Idler Pulley
70mm BBK Throttle Body
C&L 76mm MAF
42lb Injectors
SCT Tune by SuperCoupes Unlimited
Custom 2 1/2" True Dual Exhaust
Ported and Wrapped Exhaust Manifolds
Light Weight Jackshaft Pulley
Roller Rockers
Steel Idler Pulleys
Honed Upper IC Tube
180* Thermostat
Honed, Ceramic Coated and Header Wrapped Lower IC Tube
Iridium Plugs
Taylor Wires
Grand Am Front Air Dam
255 lph Fuel Pump
Custom Built Double Intercooler with Fan Shroud
8" 800 CFM IC Fan

Drivetrain
Modifications:

Lentech Stage 2 Valve Body
Transmission Cooler
3.73 Ring and Pinion with complete differential rebuild
tbird88's Poly Rear Differential Mount
Poly Differential Bushings
Solid Rubber Tranny Mount
Poly Crossmember Bushings

Suspension
Modifications:

Complete new front suspension
Mark VIII Spindles and Brakes
Lowered 1.5"
Rebuilt rear Knuckles with Poly Bushings and new Bearings

Cosmetic
Modifications:

Cobra R Ram Air hood
Xenon Front Air Dam
Custom Installed Motion Sensors
Clear Corners
V6 badges
Rear Spoiler

Audio
Modifications:

Yeah there's some stuff that includes an aftermarket deck and JL Audio 15" sub with V12 amp...Nothing too extreme.

Future Plans:
Competition Limited Light Wiring Harness
HID Conversion Lights - High and Low Beams
Magnum Powers Inlet Plenum
75mm Throttle Body
Rebuilt Motor
Aftermarket Custom Cam
Large Valve Heads
3000 Stall Non-locking Torque Converter
Battery Relocation Kit
Larger Custom Intercooler
Custom Modified Lower Intake Manifold
Custom Jackshaft Belt Idler Pulley
Larger Supercharger

 

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