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Author Topic:   Has anyone made a Ford Thunderbird pure stock?
loopy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted March 07, 2004 09:02 PM  
I am thinking of making a Ford Thunderbird pure stock. I checked rules at North Central Speedway, Brainerd MN and a 1990 and newer T-bird fits the requirements for wheel base at 113". 1" larger than mininum. Everyone runs Chevy Caprices up here and I was wondering if anyone has ever tried it.

Special Ed
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 63
posted March 07, 2004 09:27 PM  
We have never ran a 90 or newer but we do run an 86 model in Street Stock and we love it. The 90 and newer will have independent rear supension. That would be neat to tinker with. You might as well give it a shot.....there needs to be more Fords out there giving fits to them Chevys!!!

ohiodirt
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 68
posted March 08, 2004 05:11 AM  
There is a ford at Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio and da@# that car is fast. I thought I was turning some good laps and by lap 4 he was putting me a lap down! His # is V1.

pmiracing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 44
posted March 12, 2004 05:06 PM  
I built a 90 for the enduro at princeton (had lots of engine problems)and ran it at the axe in brainerd last year (still had engine problems) but it still kept up the first night with a bad push. You will never have to worry about traction with one. It rained for about an hour before the race at Princeton and I was the only one who could even move one track when we went out there. see ya at ncs if you build one!

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted March 12, 2004 06:06 PM  
we have used the body on a crown vic frame worked pretty good free ride is the only reason we ran it

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