This thing got cash for clunkered for a Cobalt SS/TC.
The Mark VIII engine has been put into the Torino backed by a T-56 and a 9 inch with a 4.11 gear and a TrueTrac differential. It has a 96-98 Cobra intake. ... Show moreRod and Custom Motosports Mustang II front suspension with tubular control arms, coil over and drop spindles. Rod and Custom Motorsports traingulated 4 link rear suspension. 22 gallon Fuel Safe fuel cell with remote fill through the back panel using a Mustang pop off cap. Car is a work in progress but the engine has fired while in the Torino.
This is my 2004 Lightning. Shortly after buying it I swapped the altezza style factory taillights for regular red F-150 taillights. I despise clear tails i... Show moren red cars. If you own a car that is red and you put clear tails in it, please find a gun and /yourself now. Other than that the truck is all stock. The warranty is still good on it until April and I might start modding it after that. For anyone unfamiliar with Lightnings, Ford produced them from 1999-2004 with some upgrades being made in 2001 and some more small changes in 2003. They all had supercharged 5.4L's. The 2001 and newer trucks were rated at 380 HP and 450 lb-ft of torque. This was a fairly conservative rating as can be seen in the dyno graph here where my truck put 361 HP and 443 lb-ft down to the wheels.
Pictures of my truck
Auto Crossing, it doesn't do too bad for a 4500 lb vehicle with a high center of gravity. Here caught in a little drift. Show Less