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General Information

Year
1988
Make
Ford
Model
LX
Color
Red
Packages
Manual windows, brakes, steering, locks and transmission
History
Was originally a 4 cylinder car.
Built my Mike Biggleswade in Indiana and raced in True Street.
Featured on the cover of MM&FF undefined title "True Street Terror" part cover and feature in Popular Hotrodding.
Ran best et [email protected]
I imported it from Mike in 2006 I think.
Had a 4 page spread in American car World here in he UK.
I ran a best et [email protected]

Street legal driven 140 mile to/from track.
Hope to hit mid 10s 126-130 motor and a 9 at last hosing it 😁
Car scaled tad over 3000lb race weight with driver
Hope to be around 2900lb now with interior, heater, door bars, rear bumper and other bits lost.
1988 Ford LX (Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Originally
358w efi, Trickflow R intake, Protopline 215's, NXHR274 cam, 10.3 comp, 13/4 LT's, 150 Shot nitrous works. 76mm to, 80mm C&l maf,30lb


Long rebuild later due to funds, time and my mums health.
Fordstrokers Dart 427, TEA 225 highports, Pac spring upgrade, comp custom nitrous billeted HR, Morrel link bar lifters, Internal balanced RPM blue steel crank, RPM have beams, Wiseco custom 2618 dished pistons fly cut by Woody, ARP head and main studs, moroso deep sump, Super Victor efi, Portmatched to felpro 1262r, minor cleanup by T Moss, NX fitted spray bar in plenum.
Hooker super comps 2" x 3.5" collectors.
progressive nitrous controller, rings and cam setup for up to 300 shot.
Interior
10 point chrome moly cage, Kirkby Race seats, G Force harnesses, carpets, trim, heater, etc removed. Tunnel removed and custom one fitted for new transmission/shifter.
Exterior
Donathan Racing rear bumper support and chute mount.
Fiberglass cowl hood
Audio
Heat, engine and A1000 fuel pump
Suspension
Front
Tubular K member, A arms, Strange 10 ways, coil over 175lb 12" Team Z c/c.
Flaming river manual steering rack
Rear
V8 springs, Strange 10 ways, HPM adjustable uca, Weight jacket adjustable lca, spherical bushes, drag ARB.
Axle
8.8" welded tubes, spool, 3.55's, Strange 31 spline and c/clip eliminators

Behind bars race cars fuel tank, A1000 pump

Liberty LSC 5100 transmission custom ratios 5th is 1-1.
V gate in line shifter, Spec 3 clutch ( money is drying up)
Wheel and Tire
Bogart drag on fly stars
8x15 and 4x15 Street tires

9x15 and 3.5x15 drag tires

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