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Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe with Cadillac 500 Engine Race Drag Car 1987 T-bird

Make: Ford
Model: Thunderbird
SubModel: Cadillac Powered Drag Car
Type: Coupe
Trim: Turbo Coupe
Year: 1987
Mileage: 128,174
VIN: 1FABP64W1HH122780
Color: Black
Engine: 500 Cadillac
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Lots of gas
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Olympia, Washington, United States

1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe Additional Info:

This is a 1987 T-bird drag car that still has a title and by theory still street legal. I just put the engine back together and it has been driven only a couple of times just in and out of the shop. It does not run 100% and needs some tuning, sounds good when rev but the idle is pretty poor, I never did really like the Mighty Demon 850 carb and I'm sure this can be improved upon.

Rebuilt short block done at local machine shop to my specs with maybe 30 minutes of run time.
I'm just not into this hobby anymore and would like to find it a good home.
$500 non refundable deposit with PayPal within 24 hours, remainder in cash at time of pick-up. Pick-up must be done in 7 days or will be put up for sale again. Cash only, sold at location only, buyer or buyer's agent must must pick up in person. Car does not run good enough for a shipper to put on truck. Race cars are tricky to run for non-experience users.
Also for sale local and subject to prior sale.
It is track legal down to 9.99 and my best time to date was 11.45, since then I added the bigger roller cam and I would expect the time to be improved. The seat belt is out of tech and need to be re certified or replaced. And you will need an approved jacket if you plan to run with the nitrous.
Selling this car as a non-driver as I will not let you take it out on the road and test drive it. It needs some final work and this will be the job of the new buyer. It does run but idle is less than good.
This is from memory and may not be complete. I learned a lot on this car and had a lot of fun. This car is not junk and is very nice and tight to drive. If you really do not the T-bird look you can move all the parts to a Mustang but in my opinion it would be a shame. I had zero problems with tech at the track.
MTS Intake
Mighty Demon 850 Carb
Roller Rockers
Roller Lifters Cam; 248@.050 both intake and exhaust
Cloyes Timing Chain and Cam anti walk button
2.19/1.84 valve with correct double springs for roller cam.
Home ported heads with a couple more hours done at the shop.
Forged pistons from MTS with 10 to one compression
H-beam rods
094 crank
Head studs
Cooper head gaskets
Nitrous Works kit with separate 1 gallon fuel cell and lots of jets sizes
10 inch Torque Convertor, about 3,000 stall, TH400
Cheetah Shifter, very cool and smooth
8 point roll cage.
10 gallon fuel cell
Sealed battery box
Sealed Rear seat area (no rear seat)
1.75 Header and 3 inch exhaust ending at rear axle
4 wheel disc brakes - non power
8.8 inch rear with 31 spline aftermarket axles, 3.55 gears, truck posi, and aftermarket rear cover
Long wheel studs (still 4 lug)
Open wheel nuts
Aftermarket fuel lines
Racing seats with 5 point belt on driver's side
Coil over 10 way adjustable shocks on front with Team-Z tubular front k-member
Team-Z rear anti-roll bar
New manual steering R&P
Frame connectors and welded seams for upper and lower control arms
Rear tubular upper and lower control arms
New aluminum radiato, double fan but one quit working.
MSD 6 digital with MSD distributor/wires
MTS pulleys
10si alternator 95amp
Racing front tires mounted on Ford Spare tire wheels and nittos (down in life) in the rear (shown in picture)
Also have stock type front tires mounted on welds, and 10.5x28 slicks on 10 inch welds
You can see some runs and information on youtube tedinolympia
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_q ... .