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    Default Check this out. 1988 turbo coupe

    40000 miles 1 owner kept in a garage. Now my baby
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    Wow, nice car. 5 speed or auto?
    '88 'bird, 1-family owned, original 302 converted to HO, T-5 swap, CHE upper/lower control arms, weld-in SFC's, BBK shorty headers & O/R H-pipe, Dynomax mufflers, fox GT tailpipes, Turbo Coupe 8.8 w/3.73's, 11" front brakes, lowered, Tokico Blue shocks/struts, Chuck W shock adapters and motor mounts, 15:1 rack & PS pump, custom alum. driveshaft, chrome '93 Cobra wheels, Falken tires, 20% tint, close to 190,000 miles!


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    five speed every option but sun roof
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    Very nice TC! Same exterior and interior color as mine

    1988 Thunderbird Sports Coupe 5.0L (Stella)
    306ci, GT40 intake, 65mm TB and EGR, GT40Y aluminum heads, T5 swap, 8.8 disc rear w/3.55s, 11" front brakes, MM front & rear control arms, front coil overs, Koni yellows
    Stella 2.0 Overhaul
    Retired DD: 1988 Turbo Coupe, 5 speed, 99.9% stock (Michelle)
    Current DD: 2015 Volkswagen GTI SE, 6spd manual (Claire)

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    Welcome! Your car looks awesome!


    I also like the KFC logo above your "Thunderchicken"
    '88 Thunderbird LX: 306, Edelbrock Performer heads, Comp 266HR cam, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, Edelbrock 70mm TB, 76mm C&L MAF, 30lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, AOD with 2800 PI converter, 8.8 with 3.73 gears, 31 spline Traction-Lok, 31 spline Moser axles, 04 Cobra front arms, Maximum Motorsports extreme duty rear arms, subframes.
    '11 Focus, '12 Mustang 3.7, '17 Accord EX-L V6

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    Very nice!

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    Nice score.....Welcome aboard!!
    88 sport,TW heads, comp xe270hr, cobra u/Tmoss ported lower, 65 mm throttle body, under drives,smog delete,
    1.7 roller rockers, cai, k&n, bbk adj regulator, 76mm Pro-m,all MSD ign. MSD dist,18 base timing, 3g alt.1 5/8 ceramic headers, 255lph walbro, 2.5" h-pipe, flowmasters, silverfox valvebody, 3.73 gear,
    http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/c...d/DSCF0185.jpg ( RIP : ( )

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    I have dreamed about owning another T Bird since I traded mine 25 years ago for a mustang. Regretted it ever since. My son has a 88 5.0 he got as his first car. It had 89000 on it. He found this car for me in Sylva NC where he is going to college. The man kept it garaged all its life. It had 44607 on it when I got it a month ago. It's caused some problems with my wife but you only live once and sometimes your wants are more important than your needs😁

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    Thanks. Gonna enjoy many good times with my son and his 88 at some car shows in the near future. We are a classic car family and this is a crown jewel.

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    It's an awesome car. I think I've driven it more than him.. haha
    '88 Thunderbird LX 5.0
    Engine: FR B303 cam, GT40P heads w/ Trickflow valve springs, Explorer upper/lower intake, SR cold air intake w/ MAF
    Exhaust: shorty headers, BBK O-R X-pipe, glasspacks turned down
    Misc: 8.8 rear, Saleen SC replicas 17x8/17x10, Mach 1 front springs/SN95 rear springs

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