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Reply #30
X2. I get paid tomorrow and can donate. This forum is like a second home to me after all these years. I joined back in the sleazy board days. Even when I don't have a cougarbird I still check the forum almost daily.
Quote from: jcassity
I honestly dont think you could exceed the cost of a new car buy installing new *stock* parts everywhere in your coug our tbird. Its just plain impossible. You could revamp the entire drivetrain/engine/suspenstion and still come out ahead.
Hooligans! 
1988 Crown Vic wagon. 120K California car. Wifes grocery getter. (junked)
1987 Ford Thunderbird LX. 5.0. s.o., sn-95 t-5 and an f-150 clutch. Driven daily and going strong.
1986 cougar.
lilsammywasapunkrocker@yahoo.com

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Reply #31
Quote from: thunderjet302;467182
So if 10 of us active members chip in $25 we can upgrade?

Who do I send my $25 to?

Same here. Let me know where to send the money. Do you take PayPal?
1987 Turbo Coupe, 306, Trick Flow Track Heat heads, Comp Cam, Trick Flow Pistons, Eagle Rods, Center Force clutch, T-5, 8.8 w/373 gears, and a bunch more

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Reply #32
If Carm is up for it I would be happy to donate in for the upgrade plus whatever else.
1988 Thunderbird TC, 5spd
Stinger 3" single exhaust, Cone Filter, Adjustable Cam Pulley, Schneider roller cam, Walbro 255 lph, AEM Wideband O2
'93 Mustang Cobra replica wheels on 235/50R17

'21 F150 Powerboost
'17 Husqvarna TX300

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Reply #33
I will certainly donate.
It's Gumby's fault.

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Reply #34
Count me in. Some people bitch at having to donate for endless information and sources yet think nothing of spending $20 -$25 bucks at Mickey Dee's only to feed the porcelain God the next morning!  :toilet:
84 COUGAR/90 HO, 1.7RRs, performer RPM,700DP, equal length shorties, stainless EXH ,T-5,Hurst pro-billet, KC clutch, 8.8/ 4.10s, line-lok, bla ,bla, bla.
71 COMET/289,351w heads, 12.5 TRWs, 750DP, Liberty TL, 9"/6.00s, 11.9x @112 , bla,bla,bla.

Never shoot your mouth off, unless your brain is loaded! ....I may get older, but I'll never grow up!....If you're not laughing, you're not living!  :laughing:

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Reply #35
If and when needed I'm in.

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Reply #36
I'd like to encourage some of the newer members to give some input on this. A lot of us have been here since this forum was created. What would you guys like to see change or be updated?
It's Gumby's fault.

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Reply #37
Not a new member per say, but not overly involved either.  I had an account years ago and then just kind of fell out of the scene for 10 years or so due to any number of reasons.  I have zero social media presence, just haven't had the overwhelming desire.  The wife is all over that stuff, so sometimes she'll clue me in on something.  I've always planned to keep the car and have gotten a second wind in the last few years ... unfortunately, I can still have long droughts fitting in time to work on various projects.  I've been planning to upgrade the brakes for 2+ years now, but other stuff comes up and I start down some other rabbit hole.  Coolcats/Eric and this message board have been great ... doubt I'd ever be where I am today with the car without them (and all of you).  I'm more than willing to contribute financially to keep things running or improve upon them if the need exists.  I also think it's a great idea to get to a show/gathering.  I realize CatJam is a burden and a lot of work for one person or even a small group, but I'd be willing to contribute to something like that as well.  I had read the suggestion about trying to do something in tandem with the Carlisle show ... that would be great for me personally, but I'm not sure how well it works for the masses.  It was great to see the turnout with the 50th anniversary show at Carlisle, probably the most Fox Cougar (and Thunderbirds) I have seen in one spot in a very very long time ... but is that repeatable?  The Turbo Coupes always get a decent turnout there, but the Cougars (and non-Turbo birds) is another story.

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Reply #38
Count me in to contribute as well. I wish there was a more “ user friendly “way to upload pictures. FEP has ride of the month... Perhaps this forum could have something similar but since most of our cars are projects it could be determined off that? ( Just thinking out loud here). Still the best forum out there
87 Tbird LX w/Factory floor shifter:D   3G upgrade. Tinted Windows...85 Mustang GT steering wheel(non-cruise) 17'' Saleen SC style wheels,Front/Rear TC sway bars/poly bushings & Mustang GT steering rack...'05 Mustang V6 springs...93 Cobra MC & booster, MM adjustable C/C plates,  Work  In  Progress.......  ( On The Shelf---HO computer, 19lb injectors, HO cam, BBK headers, Explorer Intake, Cold Air Intake ,Phantom Gauges, Stinger stainless exhaust pipes )
 S O L D

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Reply #39
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the great Photobucket debacle



Ahhhhhh yes.......

That happened RIGHT around the time my desktop computer in the basp00get decided that the hard drive was no longer needed and it wanted to see the afterlife.....  I lost a TON of informative photos that I used to post here. I've found almost all of them again through other sources and whatnot, but to host them now is a pain.    I'll just link the direct source if there is one.....  And even those are disappearing....

I have a Flickr account which is awesome, but hosting from it onto a web forum is a bit of a bitch.
Anyone remember the old Fordfuelinjection site?  Thanks Ford corporate for effectively destroying one of the greatest information sources for enthusiasts of cars with the EEC-IV.  Really; Thanks.....
-- 05 Mustang GT-Whipplecharged !!
--87 5.0 Trick Flow Heads & Intake - Custom Cam - Many other goodies...3100Lbs...Low12's!

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Reply #40
.....and Shawn smells like poopies.....  Pass it on.
-- 05 Mustang GT-Whipplecharged !!
--87 5.0 Trick Flow Heads & Intake - Custom Cam - Many other goodies...3100Lbs...Low12's!

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Reply #41
Quote from: V8Demon;467214
Ahhhhhh yes.......

That happened RIGHT around the time my desktop computer in the basp00get decided that the hard drive was no longer needed and it wanted to see the afterlife.....  I lost a TON of informative photos that I used to post here. I've found almost all of them again through other sources and whatnot, but to host them now is a pain.    I'll just link the direct source if there is one.....  And even those are disappearing....

I have a Flickr account which is awesome, but hosting from it onto a web forum is a bit of a bitch.
Anyone remember the old Fordfuelinjection site?  Thanks Ford corporate for effectively destroying one of the greatest information sources for enthusiasts of cars with the EEC-IV.  Really; Thanks.....

Photobucket was bound to do what they did simply because I joined photobucket about a week before they did it. It was all because of me
2015 Mustang GT Premium - 5.0, 6-speed, Guard Green - too much awesome for one car

1988 5.0 Thunderbird :birdsmily: SOLD SEPT 11 2010: TC front clip/hood ♣ Body & paint completed Oct 2007 ♣ 3.55 TC rear end and front brakes ♣ TC interior ♣ CHE rear control arms (adjustable lowers) ♣ 2001 Bullitt springs ♣ Energy suspension poly busings ♣ Kenne Brown subframe connectors ♣ CWE engine mounts ♣ Thundercat sequential turn signals ♣ Explorer overhead console (temp/compass display) ♣ 2.25" off-road dual exhaust ♣ T-5 transmission swap completed Jan 2009 ♣

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Reply #42
My other car is 49 years old and only one out of a 1004 made.
The forum for that car is very lively because of the rare and hard to find parts.
Canadian Poncho
http://canadianponcho.activeboard.com/p/recent/

The older the Foxbodys get, the more valuable this site will become.

I was a member in the past and rejoined as I started the Red XR-7 rebuild.

Just a note, I drove my Black 88 XR-7 this summer for the first time since 2012.
I got a huge number of people saying "What is that ?"
"Is that a Grand National ?"
"That looks like a BMW"
Just some of the interesting comments I got.

I'm glad I didn't buy an Escort GT in the 80s:rollin:
Original 1988 Cougar XR7 owner 200,000 miles and counting.

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Reply #43
Quote from: V8Demon;467214
Ahhhhhh yes.......

That happened RIGHT around the time my desktop computer in the basp00get decided that the hard drive was no longer needed and it wanted to see the afterlife.....  I lost a TON of informative photos that I used to post here. I've found almost all of them again through other sources and whatnot, but to host them now is a pain.    I'll just link the direct source if there is one.....  And even those are disappearing....

I have a Flickr account which is awesome, but hosting from it onto a web forum is a bit of a bitch.
Anyone remember the old Fordfuelinjection site?  Thanks Ford corporate for effectively destroying one of the greatest information sources for enthusiasts of cars with the EEC-IV.  Really; Thanks.....

I had a similar issue. I had hundreds of photos pertaining to these cars that were on a hard drive which had a short life span. I no longer have pictures of a few cars I've owned. Kinda heart breaking at this point.

I too use Flickr. It's not too bad. You just need to know how to get rid of the dumbass hyperlink that they use to link back to themselves.

Quote from: V8Demon;467215
.....and Shawn smells like poopies.....  Pass it on.

Yet you're still somehow attracted to me.
It's Gumby's fault.

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Reply #44
Quote from: Tbird232ci;467223
Yet you're still somehow attracted to me.


Well, it's my kink.....
-- 05 Mustang GT-Whipplecharged !!
--87 5.0 Trick Flow Heads & Intake - Custom Cam - Many other goodies...3100Lbs...Low12's!