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Henderson, Nebraska
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Toledo, Ohio
United States


1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

“1988 Thunderbird”

1987 Mercury Cougar XR7


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About “1988 Thunderbird”

I bought this car from the first owner for next to nothing. Because the brakebooster was out. Other than that it is perfect.

About “T-Cat”

This car used to belong to my friend Robert. He purchased it from a guy in Missouri through a cougar forum that he belonged to. Robert moved to Florida earlier this year and couldn't take the car with him so he gave it to me.


Specs for “1988 Thunderbird”

2.3 turbo
5 Speed
190 HP
240 tq
top speed of 135mph
0-60 7.89
1/4 mile 15.00

Specs for “T-Cat”

5.0 HO V8
5 speed stick


Factory Options for “1988 Thunderbird”

Power seats both sides
keyless intrey
fog lights
power windows
16" wheels

Factory Options for “T-Cat”

No factory options listed.


Mods for “1988 Thunderbird”

motor is stock
so is the trans.
After turbo dual exhaust flomaster.

Mods for “T-Cat”

This Cougar has a 5.0 HO engine from a '92 Mustang. Engine mods include GT40 upper and lower intake. Cold air intake and a Lunati cam.It was switched to a 5 speed stick (92 Mustang) 8.8" rear with 3.73 gears. BBK headers, Magnaflow dual exhaust. Power seats and center console also out of a '92 Mustang. And it has a turbo coupe hood.


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