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Updated on Dec 05, 2012
Shortly after purchase & Before LSC swap After LSC swap
This is my project. It had 192K on it when I bought it and now has 256K. I've had the car for 15 years now and have finally started to do more to it. I drove the car for 8 years in it's original state (to me). It had a FMS intercooler installed and FMS lowering coils. It ran good and handled like a slot car. In 00', I changed over to a 5 lug setup out of an 90' Lincoln LSC with 4wheel disc brakes. I loved the better braking. In 01', I converted the front to coilovers w/MM tubular LCAs. In 02' I broke both motormounts. At that point I started the reconstruction project
I originally was going to put a 427 stroker w/ 5spd, but my wife came across a deal on a 93' Lincoln MKVIII 4.6 DOHC engine w/73K miles. I just couldn't pass it up. The car was originally a 5spd and I wanted to keep it that way so I sold the auto tranny from the 4.6 and bought a new Cobra T-45 5spd. I found an 03' Cobra IRS so I sold the LSC 8.8. The mock up is done. Just a few more things to do.
I've started the bodywork. I still plan on doing the turbo setup later so the engine will receive a forged 5.0L rotating assembly at that point. I've picked up 13" Cobra brakes as well.
Hope you all enjoy the pics. Thanks!
Update.......Recent pics on page 9
How she was before the LSC swap
After the LSC suspension swap
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great gob want to do the same irs set up also what did it come out of and was it hard to install i have a built 347 i want to install in my 85 thunderbird thanks 5stars btw also
nice ride 5****************
Nice progress. I want to slap a 4.6l from a Mark VIII into an old F100 for my next project. So keep up the good work so I can copy later. Nice job so-far.
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