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1991 Ford Thunderbird LX (Red)
Last updated Sep 23, 2006
I got the car when I turned 16 - it was a base 1991 T-Bird with the 3.8L V6 N/A. Not a bad car for a high school kid, but after a while - I wanted something faster.
In the fall of 2003, with alot of helps from a couple of friends - the car underwent an engine swap. My friend had bought a '90 Super Coupe for parts and we put the drivetrain (engine, trans, rear end, etc) into my 'Bird. Essentially, turning mine into a Super Coupe. But it lacks the Super Coupe suspension, the ride control, ABS, and the ground effect package.
The car was great for a little over a year until the headgaskets let go. The transmission was fresh, so decided to pull the engine and rebuild it all instead of just fixing the headgaskets. Also had some fun with the engine as well while it was out.
266 RWHP, 326 RWTQ
Mine was a fairly stripped down base model. I'm not even sure of any uncommon options.
1990 SC engine (rebuilt Jan 2006)
Bored .020 block
50# fuel injectors
Intake, 76mm MAF, 70mm TB
Custom Double Intercooler
Ported '94 Supercharger
5% Overdrive Aluminum Jackshaft pulley
5% Overdrive SC pulley
Lentech Street Terminator AOD Trans
Non-locking convertor 2100 RPM stall
Exhaust - high flow cats, Magnaflow resonator, 3" mid pipe, and out a pair of dual outlet resonator tips.
Cervini's Ram Air hood
'92 SC Front bumper
17x9 Cobra R wrapped in Kumho tires
Custom gauge faces
'89 SC Seats
Dual gauge pod - Trans Temp & Oil PSI
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