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Cars > Challenges > “Lightning” Vs “luuuumina”

 

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Zanting

M–24
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

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AndrewLowellAke
rs

M–22
Bedford, Iowa
United States

 

1995 Ford Thunderbird LX

“Lightning”

1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro

“luuuumina”

 
Photo of: 1995 Ford Thunderbird
Photo of: 1990 Chevrolet Lumina
 

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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 “luuuumina”

i got it for free. all i had to do to get it running was drop the gas tank, drain it, and put in a new fuel pump and fuel filter.

 

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 “luuuumina”

No specifications listed.

 

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 “luuuumina”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Lightning”

- N/A

Mods for “luuuumina”

so far all modifications made to this car are of my own design (mostly red neck repairs)

 

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