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Old 04-08-2009, 11:25 PM   #1
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So I know in another thread I mentioned I like the sleeper look (I believe it'* the GP GTP vs Bonneville thread?) but I had the chance to buy this T-Bird and I couldn't pass it up

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Obvious mods are the paint job, Bullit replica rims - 17x8F, 18x9R - tinted windows (darker now than what'* in the pics) lowered, and trunk spoiler.

Not so obvious mods are the DOHC engine (came stock with SOHC), shift kit, aluminum driveshaft, 4.10 gears, 2.5" true dual exhaust, and chassis bracing. Yeah, it'* fun to drive

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It'* just the daily driver, and really - not much of a beast. It'* really pretty tame

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ooohhh! should get tinted headlight covers
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Oh yes, I remember seeing pictures of your car. It'* very unique, and I must say I like it! I'm jealous though... you have a moonroof LOL
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For the 'Bird? or the truck? If it'* for the 'Bird - I already have issues seeing at night :P

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Oh yes, I remember seeing pictures of your car. It'* very unique, and I must say I like it! I'm jealous though... you have a moonroof LOL
Thanks and I like having the roof too It'* nice to have on the warm evenings

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Would that DOHC happen to be a 4.6 out of a Mark VIII? On a Mark VIII board I was on there was a guy doing a swap into a TBird. Just wondering if you went the same route.
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Would that DOHC happen to be a 4.6 out of a Mark VIII? On a Mark VIII board I was on there was a guy doing a swap into a TBird. Just wondering if you went the same route.
No, it wasn't me - but it could be the car. I bought the car with the DOHC engine already in it, and yes - it'* from a Mark VIII. '94 to be exact. I know the guy that did the work and when I had the chance to buy the car, I went ahead and did it.

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I don't think it'* the car. He painted his all dark blue if I'm not mistaken. I was just curious if that was the route you (well I guess the previous owner) went with the swap.

The Intech was a great motor. Looks like a fun car. I wanted to put 4.10s and some other goodies on my Mark like your bird, but the tranny was going out so I eventually got rid of it. I kinda miss the Mark sometimes though....
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Oh and here'* his so it'* not the same car. Bet your engine bay looks something like this.
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Yep - looks very similar to that. I've got a GT Air Box instead of just an open filter, but otherwise - mine looks the same.

And yeah - the 4.10'* are great I still get 22-23 mpg on the highway too if I can keep it at 70 or under... keyword - IF

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