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1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #15
I'm 10+ years since I been to ATCO.. :(
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1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #16
well get with finishing the cougar, than lol
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R.I.P. 'Zump' 8/29/86 - 11/11/11
3- 87 TC's / 1 really mean 83 Capri RS / 94 Sonoma SAS Project on 37x12.50 TSL Radials / 88 S10 that's LITERALLY cut to pieces / 84 F150 SAS, 351M, 39.5 TSL's / 85 Toyota regular cab, 22R 5spd, 3/4" drop, my little junkyard save/daily driver

1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #17
Lol...in all honesty, the only person I got to see from the club up there was Nate...the night Irene hit.  The 'Bird is long gone...I like to think it got recycled and is a part of a '13 GT-500 now.  When did you get those mustang wheels?  I have that type on my '85 C.V. LTD, but they're the painted version...not the nifty machined finish.
Project 3G: Grandpa Grocery Getter-'85 Crown Vic LTD 2-door, 351W with heavily ported/polished GT40 heads, heavily ported/polished Typhoon Power Plus upper & lower intake, Comp Cams 265DEH retarded 1*, FAST EZ-EFI, HD T5, 8.8" 3.73 trac lock with extra clutches, 3G alt. swap, '99 CVPI front brakes, '09 CVPI rear disc brakes, '00 CVPI booster&m/c + wilwood adj prop valve.

Parted & Gone-'88 T-bird Sport, 351W swap, ported GT40 heads

1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #18
I always read that manually shifting an AOD was death to them.....except holding the car in drive.  Which you would never need OD at the track????

Travis

1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #19
none of the AOD's i've owned cared what you did with the shifter.. you could put it in first and leave it there and they would still shift all the way up to OD.. but i have seen/heard of AOD's murdering themselves when being shifted manually.. apparently it starts with 2nd gear.. a shift kit or valve body can fix that problem, at least by my experience with customers and their AOD's
ShadowMSC.com < < Still Under Construction

R.I.P. 'Zump' 8/29/86 - 11/11/11
3- 87 TC's / 1 really mean 83 Capri RS / 94 Sonoma SAS Project on 37x12.50 TSL Radials / 88 S10 that's LITERALLY cut to pieces / 84 F150 SAS, 351M, 39.5 TSL's / 85 Toyota regular cab, 22R 5spd, 3/4" drop, my little junkyard save/daily driver

1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #20
Then you have never had a stock aod...

Some police interceptor crown vic tranny's have a "shift kit" that let's it go to second and hold it there.

I do the 1-2-1 shuffle just about everytime I get into the wagon. I also throw it into 1st almost everytime I slow down or come to a light.
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.
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1st time at the track in 15 years

Reply #21
mine were all bone stock, converter and all.. apparently it's a common VB issue.. i never put a single red cent into them, because i've always been anti-AOD
ShadowMSC.com < < Still Under Construction

R.I.P. 'Zump' 8/29/86 - 11/11/11
3- 87 TC's / 1 really mean 83 Capri RS / 94 Sonoma SAS Project on 37x12.50 TSL Radials / 88 S10 that's LITERALLY cut to pieces / 84 F150 SAS, 351M, 39.5 TSL's / 85 Toyota regular cab, 22R 5spd, 3/4" drop, my little junkyard save/daily driver