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Cars > Zanting’s Garage > “Lightning”


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M –27
Halifax, Nova Scotia


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KatanaMasta’s Profile Photo
Dec 10, 2011 at 11:56 pm
fine ride! wish my dad hadnt sold his 97,,,,
1962ChevyGuy’s Profile Photo
Nov 13, 2011 at 10:14 pm
nice monte carlo!
Neyteeri’s Profile Photo
Nov 13, 2011 at 1:13 am
Sweet Ride!

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Challenges W: 149 L: 202


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“Lightning” doesn’t have any current challenges.

Past Challenges

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The Smurfmobile

1960 Chevrolet Corvair

Owner: CorvairJim

  • The Smurfmobile: 5 pts (draw)
  • Lightning: 5 pts (draw)
  • Total votes: 2
  • Ended: Jan 26, 2015
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Mustang Valdez

1985 Ford Mustang

Owner: Enigma

  • Mustang Valdez: 21 pts (win)
  • Lightning: 14 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 7
  • Ended: Jun 29, 2012
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the beast

1990 Chevrolet suburan

Owner: masterwill18

  • the beast: 19 pts (loss)
  • Lightning: 31 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 10
  • Ended: Jun 6, 2012

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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX (Lightning)

Last updated Dec 23, 2011  

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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..


- 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

Factory Options

- Power Everything
- Independent Rear Suspension
- 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


- N/A

Browse Related Cars: ford, thunderbird, lx, mn12, v8, ohc, rwd, torque, burgundy, canadian, 1995

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