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DiMora’s 1978 Ford LTD

The Hooptie

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Another DiMora 1978 Ford LTD post...
  • Nov 12, 2013

Here are shots of her old engine on the left, and on the right her new engine - a Ford 351M-400 (400 original cubic inches / 6.6 liters) bored out .030 over to make 408 ... more

Another DiMora 1978 Ford LTD post...
  • Nov 12, 2013

Here are shots of her old engine on the left, and on the right her new engine - a Ford 351M-400 (400 original cubic inches / 6.6 liters) bored out .030 over to make 408 ... more

Another DiMora 1978 Ford LTD post...
  • Nov 12, 2013

Her restored engine is complete, but this is what she looked like when she developed a cracked head and started blowing coolant into the cylinders when she died in the f ... more

Another DiMora 1978 Ford LTD post...
  • Nov 12, 2013

Engine: Ford 400 bored .030 over (408 cubic inches) Carb: Edelbrock Performer #1805 (Thunder AVS series, 650 CFM, square bore four barrel) Intake: Edelbrock Performer 21 ... more

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  • Weight
    4167
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  • Torque
    -1
  • Top Speed
    -1 mph
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  • Mobile Electronics Alpine Tweeters

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Tires Cooper Tires

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Mobile Electronics Eclipse Subwoofers

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Mobile Electronics Alpine Speakers

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Air & Fuel Delivery Edelbrock Intake

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Mobile Electronics Clarion Head Unit

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Gauges & Accessories Auto Meter Gauges

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Mobile Electronics SYLVANIA Lighting

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Exhaust Flowmaster Exhaust

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

  • Engines & Components Edelbrock Engine Comps.

    Date Installed
    Feb. 14, 2004

    Installed 02/14/2004

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Comments (21)
  • 73rchero
    Nices job on it. Its hard to come across cars like that and nice job on the exhaust and the engine it looks sweet.
  • muttly004
    hey, nice car, I've got the '79 Ford LTD which I rebuilt the engine and everything to, and you had asked me what guage I had under the hood, and that is the fuel pressure guage, which is connected to the fuel pump regulator
  • Jackup460
    Noice! Me and my friends love to joy ride in mine. Well it's a 75 marquis, but extremely similar.
  • mwtspirit
    LOL... thanx for signin my guestbook. That car of your is awesome. I like how the body looks like its in excellent condition. Go Hooptie LOL!. L8tr... Erik
  • hoffy1
    The Hooptie SHALL LIVE AGAIN AND SHAME ALL THOSE WHO COME IN HER WAY! Now after she gets her steroid injection, we'll have to add a hydro kit to her. LET ME AX U SUMPM...U WUNT TO GIT DER, SHE B GITTIN' U DER....SLAP DA CHEEZZZ ON DA BEEF DA SIDE O DA RED....SHEET DAWG...IT AIN'T NO THANG!!!!....AAIIIGGHT!!!! Peace Out!! Hoffy.
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