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m3th0dm4n
11-17-2004, 04:25 PM
1987 Sports Coupe Thunderbird
302CID w/AOD

Mods thus far:
H&R springs (rear)
FMS 'C' springs (front)
Koni Red Sport shocks
K&N filter
17x8" ROH wheels
Tint

Mods to go:
X pipe and mufflers
Shorty headers (have)


http://www.vistangers.ca/images/ryan/tbird1resize.jpg
http://www.vistangers.ca/images/ryan/tbird2resize.jpg
http://www.vistangers.ca/images/ryan/tbird3resize.jpg

SSX
11-17-2004, 05:27 PM
Hot! Very pretty birdie.

Haystack
11-17-2004, 07:28 PM
You need to work on your parking....
j/k very nice, maybe my next 5.0. will be a bird

lowcat
11-17-2004, 09:05 PM
your car looks awsome! Did you get it repainted or is that the stock paint? gotta love the lowered stance :bowdown:

Seek
11-17-2004, 09:46 PM
gotta love the lowered stance :bowdown:

*shudders* Some of the speedbumps around here scrape between the wheels on even my stock bird, I'll probably never let it go lower

What color is the paint? It doesn't look as dark as the moulding so I'm guessing it isn't true black.

lowcat
11-17-2004, 10:51 PM
I can't clear most speedbumps so I just go real slow and hope nothing important falls off :giggle: I can only imagine what his would to to a speed bump

DerikWayne
11-17-2004, 10:59 PM
Now THAT'S a nice looking ride!

Bird351
11-18-2004, 07:08 AM
Looks great. Very clean. If I had a black 'Bird, that's pretty much how I'd want it to look.

Can't agree on the "gotta love the lowered stance", though.. I mean as if it's an automatic thing to love. I'm not real wild about lowering on vehicles in general. Modest lowering on a Bird looks OK to me, say an inch or so.

pro-five-oh
11-18-2004, 02:30 PM
That's a sharp lookin Bird! Wow!

m3th0dm4n
11-18-2004, 02:34 PM
Thanks for comments! As for paint, it's stock... with some good polishing :) The hood sucks though... all the more reason to get a TC hood ;)

As for stance, it looks awesome... functionally... it sucks. Those are Mustang springs (Many people say you can't go with Mustang lowering springs in the heavier Tbird... I did :P) I also have Koni Mustang rear shocks. They have about 1" of travel. But I need them because they are super stiff so the rear doesn't bounce or scrap the fenders (because of the lowering). I'm going to be making clear corners as well as something custom I thought up for the grill... :)

Seek
11-18-2004, 02:56 PM
I'm going to be making clear corners as well as something custom I thought up for the grill... :)

Try sticking clear reflectors from some other vehicle in them because I'm sure it'd look a lot better and possibly look like it was manufactured that way. I'll be looking forward to seeing what you think up for the grill as I can't imagine what one would look like (being that all you ever see is the stock grill or tc nose)

So is that factory "black" paint? If its black, I may use your car in some photoshops in the future to see how certain things would look. 2 weeks until graduation from college means I get to have more money to spend on the car :D

Tbird232ci
11-18-2004, 03:33 PM
Looks great. Very clean. If I had a black 'Bird, that's pretty much how I'd want it to look.

Can't agree on the "gotta love the lowered stance", though.. I mean as if it's an automatic thing to love. I'm not real wild about lowering on vehicles in general. Modest lowering on a Bird looks OK to me, say an inch or so.
you just love disagreeing dont you? :p

Bird351
11-18-2004, 03:47 PM
I know what I like and I know what I don't like. Whether or not that coincides with the likes and dislikes of others doesn't really concern me too much. :p

m3th0dm4n
11-18-2004, 08:43 PM
Try sticking clear reflectors from some other vehicle in them because I'm sure it'd look a lot better and possibly look like it was manufactured that way. I'll be looking forward to seeing what you think up for the grill as I can't imagine what one would look like (being that all you ever see is the stock grill or tc nose)

So is that factory "black" paint? If its black, I may use your car in some photoshops in the future to see how certain things would look. 2 weeks until graduation from college means I get to have more money to spend on the car :D
I will be... I saw that other post about making your own and having it just 'clear' wouldnt look that good.

Blck85TBirdV8
11-18-2004, 10:26 PM
This car just makes me want to get another 87-88 Bird again.

87tbird302
11-19-2004, 08:05 AM
Thats a clean bird. It looks good. I like the stance, looks mean. The ROH wheels look good as well.

oldraven
11-19-2004, 09:10 AM
Dude. The first time I saw pics of your car was the day I realised t-birds are at their best in black.

Keep that thing beautiful.

:bowdown:

LEE733T-BIRD
12-14-2004, 10:27 PM
looks like a very clean body. very nice bird nice rims too