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About stangbird’s Garage
About me and my passion for cars
Ever since I was a kid putting posters of exotic cars on my wall I have had interest. I really didn't get into knowing cars until I was 17 when I saw a friend of the family's IROC. When I was 19 I had a coworker who had a foxbody mustang. Talking to him is when I started to learn more about cars. Since then I have had a 86 Blazer, 86 Camry, 92 mustang lx convertible 5.0, 95 mustang cobra that had aluminum heads, procharger and a lot of other goodies. After getting married I got a 02 silverado and a 94 Ford Probe(POS). Right now I am currently building a car that was put together piece by piece. It is a 1989 mustang lx with a 87' t-bird turbocoupe engine. It has a Holset HY35, front mount intercooler, t5 transmission, 65mm throttle body and other misc parts. It is my version of a SVO mustang on steroids. Her name is Thunderstang. I am currently in the process of getting a moates chip burned for 55 lb/hr injectors. This way I can bump the boost to ~ 23psi. I would really like to get a ported head and a nice roller cam by Boport and MS2 from wilson racing but unfortunately I don't have that kind of money. Maybe when tax season comes around I'll get myself a late Christmas present.
My first car
1986 Chevy Blazer
Car I wish I still had
Procharged 1995 Mustang Cobra.
My dream car
1969 boss 429
Car clubs I’m in
I was in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Mustang Club a few years ago.
- Type of racing: Drag racing, prostock, top fuel
- Driver: John Force, Jesse James
- Driving song: Gary Numan-Cars
- Car movie: Gran Torino
- Car book: Cork Bell- Maximum Boost
- Car magazine: MM&FF and Car and Driver
- Car game: Hey hunny, can I get this part for my car?
— Profile last updated: Oct 17, 2010
stangbird’s Groups 1 – 2 of 2
Ford SVO, SVT, SHO Enthusiast
This group was created for anyone who owns, has owned, or wants to own any of the special vehicles produced by Ford under the SVO, SVT, & SHO monikers.
Michigan, United States
Glory Days Racing Enthusiast
We're into Drag Racing, Street Machines, Hot Rods!! If goes fast and/or looks cool we're into it!! My big thing is Drag Racing as you can very well tell, but I like all forms of Motortopia!!!! We offer parts discounts to all members on the various parts we have and can get.GLORY DAYS RACING
Iowa, United States
Welcome To My Fox Body Mustang Club.....I Would Like To Thank Everyone For Joining and I,m Looking Forward to Checking Out All Those Hot Looking Mustangs Out There, As Well As Meeting New People and Sharing Photos and Ideas on How to Make My Mustang Look Even Hotter!!...Well...Guess Thats All For...
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Oct 16, 2010
I definately need an 8.8 rear and some better tires if I want to get a better time than 13.9 @t 103.76. I couldn't hook until 3rd gear!
Feb 23, 2009
So finally the engine is 97% where I'd like it to be and it ran but there's still a lot to do. The local high school car show is only a few weeks away but it isn't looking good for my car. I still have to get carpet and brakes. I still have to replace the...
Jan 24, 2009
Over the past year I've been debating what I was going to do with my car. It's not my daily driver so I figured I'd mod it and enter it in a local car show. I don't expect to place but at least it would be unique to say the least. I finally got the Holset...
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