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Cars > Challenges > “Lightning” Vs “Lizabeth”

 

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Zanting

M–24
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

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Bradenton, Florida
United States

 

1995 Ford Thunderbird LX

“Lightning”

1989 Ford Thunderbird SC

“Lizabeth”

 
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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 “Lizabeth”

Titanium Frost
Thunderbird SC 5spd

 

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 “Lizabeth”

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 “Lizabeth”

3.8l supercharged and innercooled
5spd
Sunroof
Keyless entry

 

Mods for “Lightning”

- N/A

Mods for “Lizabeth”

70mm Supe Coupe TB
BBK CAI
EEC Tuner
Jet Chip
5% underdrived jackshaft pulley
5% supercharger pulley
3in raised supercharger top
K&N cone filter
IC fan
BBK short headers
Cat delete
MagnaFlow exhaust
MagnaFlow Delta 40 mufflers
Pro 5.0 short shifter
1993 front spindles
KVR drilled rotors
H&R 2.25 lowering springs
KYB adjustable shocks
Kenny Brown IR brace
Kenny Brown Trans mount
Adco 1 1/8 rear sway bar
Strut tower brace
Chrome Cobra wheels
Nitto 555's 245/45/17

 

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