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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-10, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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Gotta quick question

Hey, I have an opportunity to get my hands on a 1988 Thunderbird Turbo-Coupe. The body is good with minimal rust and no dents the only downside is that the guy can't get the motor running and the car is an hour and a half away so I would only go look at it if I was planning on buying it. How much would it cost me to get it running again assuming I had to rebuild the motor also is there anything I should lookout for?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-10, 04:37 PM
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Re: Gotta quick question

It's a turbo coupe. Not worth your time. Under powered for the size of the car.
Could be out of gas or need a $3000.00 rebuild.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-10, 04:53 PM
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Welcome Schock00!

I agree with Chipset. You would be better off finding a V8 Thunderbird. Rebuilding one of those would be much easier.

But if you feel the urge, here is a newer one for sale at SCP and this one actually runs and drives good! :)

Here is an idea on the price of a remanufactured engine:

-1992 Ford F-150 (winter truck)
-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC (fun car)13.591@101.72mph
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