Go to the sites I listed.There are always a few for sale on there.They take alot of maintence but are a blast to play around in, espically when you can pull a 5.0 or hang with a new 4.6 GT.But you wont do that stock
The one's you want were made 2 years, 87-88. 87 5 spd is a LA2, the 88 5 spd is LA3. The difference between the 2, yes it's true, both make 190 hp. The LA2 1st/2nd gear is 15 psi, 3rd, 4th, 5th is 10 psi. The LA3 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th are 15 psi. Another advantage of the LA3 is the fact you can go piggyback on the EEC. Whereas, the LA2, you cannot. Also, that's the only 2 years they intercooled. Motortrends car of the year for 87. Guys on OUR board, turboford.org, some are getting between 400-450 rwhp. Some guys, on the other hand, have been knighted, and are breaking 700, with (get this) the dual over head cam 16 valve hemi volvo head. That's right, volvo head on a Ford Lima engine! Rumor has it 1 guy broke 900, don't know. Want the lowdown, hit the site! Put your ready pants on, sometimes we don't speak english! And, we always harass one another. Always! But, the help to bs ratio is fantastic! Later. 87Coupe.
Hickory?! I used to live in Lenoir! Yeah, here's a kick-butt site about the stats on turbos: 87-88 turbo specs. I have an 88 turbo that recently had its brake relays to go on the fritz... can't drive her
I haunt and lurk on MANY fox and bird sites... but it does seem that NATO has most of the TC guys posting there.
I only have 2 TCs, my 86 driver with 322K miles... and my 84 project car thats getting the turbo V8... still on the fence over 5.0 or 351. Either way... its gonna be carbed.
Nice flock ya have there 50
Hi, new to the whole turbo coupe scene. Currently been given the opportunity to build one and have some questions. Any input and any of the following questions is greatly appreciated. I should mention I want this to be a street reliable track ready car just nothing too wild.
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I have the rare chance to get hold of a practically new T-Bird TC from 1987. It has 800 miles and has never been licensed so is supposed to be like new.
Has anyone here experience with cars like that? Is it something like a chance of a lifetime or should I expect trouble after...
Last week I could finally pick up my new Turbo Coupe after a long long waiting time (there were problems with the Swiss DMV...long story)
It drives nicely and is a real beauty! There's no car like it, really special.
There is this problem with the Automatic Ride Control though: While driving...
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