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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-10-09, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Question You guys decide my next mod

Lower intake manifold and an Eaton M90 blower(ebay roughly $600)

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swap the gears from a 4R70W trans into mine.
(i can get a transmission from the salvage yard for $55)


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Re: You guys decide my next mod

blower and shift kit for existing trans....If it was me I'd sell yours and find a super coupe 5 speed. just my $0.02 though

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Re: You guys decide my next mod

How about lower the gears in the rear?
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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-10-09, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
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Dont exactly have the money to buy another car.

Sorry i should have mentioned. The rearend gears will be done with the trans is chosen. And its not a shift kit. Its the whole gear set. Then a shift kit for that might come later

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Re: You guys decide my next mod

shoulda bought a super coupe from the get go but.....

your gonna need a whole lot more than just the intake manifold and blower. in addition to those 2 things you'll also need :

blower inlet plenum
throttle body
MAF
maf to throttle body tube
intercooler tubes
intercooler
sc top
passenger side accessory bracket and maybe driver side acc bracket
return plenum
different radiator to house the intercooler
super coupe EEC with harness
30# fuel injectors and an aftermarket fuel pump

and thats just off the top of my head

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I have the rest of the list. Heads,exhaust manifolds,T.stat housing,Jack shaft pulley bracket, P.S. pump bracket,Crank pulley,W/P/ and pulley, All 3 tensioner pulleys,throttle
cable,throttle cable bracket,valve covers. Ext,Ext. Then you have to put it together and make it work. Good luck. Hope your not in a hurry. P.S. Probably wiring harness and computer.
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HAHA i already have all that stuff. I just need the blower, manifold and cooling lines.
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And im hoping the plenum will come with the blower, probably not tho.

Might be kinda weird....but i dont like the look of the SC. Looks to much like a tuner, i like muscle cars. And i only gave $300 for my car with nothing wrong with it.. lol Altho the 90 SC looks alot like my 93 LX

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Might be kinda weird....but i dont like the look of the SC. Looks to much like a tuner, i like muscle cars. And i only gave $300 for my car with nothing wrong with it.. lol Altho the 90 SC looks alot like my 93 LX
the only difference between a 93 SC and your 93 LX is the SC has side skirts and a rear bumper facia. THATS IT.

what makes it look like a tuner car ?

im gonna post some pics on here and show you what a real thunderbird looks like.

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haha ok.

thats what i dont like about it, the rear bumber and side skirts. Altho the front bumber looks good. I dont like the whole "lowered" look. I dont even like the SC tires. lol

Tuner is the wrong word...should have said...sporty.

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Im gonna post some pics of mine along with a big list of what i've done.

mine's lowered so you prolly wont like it

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