UPDATE:4-30-05Tbird is no longer my project car, I got an '89 Mustang LX hatch that all of my stuff will go into. I'm selling this car for $1500, if ... Show moreanyone around Fresno CA wants a good sleeper to work on, here it is :pThis is my new toy http://www.cardomain.com/id/zpyro35UPDATE:2-23-05This is the HO I'm building up to put in the bird. Ported stock heads (E7), Cobra intake, b-303 cam, roller rockers and headers to come. The cobra sticker plate on the top of the intake is all bent up because I removed it to paint the intake. I'm going to buy a brand new one anyways.UPDATE:2-14-05New steering wheel in placemuch better, eh?before:Tbird as of now:and my broke-ass interior :p I have so many things that need working on, it's not even funnyas for that ugly-ass steering wheel, I'm waiting for this to come init'll tie in perfectly with the aluminum and black. now all I have to do is get some gauges (speedo, tach, fuel gauge) to put in place of the digital junk, and it'll be lookin a ton better, and be all custom as well. then I'll replace the door panels, carpet, and some dash trim pieces, put a dash cap on, and I'll have a decent interior! Now, to go get a lottery ticket so I'll have some money to spend...:p Show Less
This is my 1988 Ford Thunderbird 5.0. I've had it only about a month and a half, and have had to do some work on it. I've swapped the transmission, h... Show moread to get a headlight fixture and drivers side mirror, replace the front brake rotors, a tire, and other small things. So far I've spent about $1700 on it.
I'm in the process of rebuilding a HO 5.0 engine to put in the bird. I'm porting the heads, then going to get a performance valve job, probably bigger valves. I want to put a different cam in, probably an E-303. I'm going to put a posi rear end in with some better gears (3.73), and a higher stall converter (2400-2600). This oughtta wake this granny car up! Show Less