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TC finally broke into the nines!

Finally did it last Friday night. Went 9.94@135 on my first and only pass. 60' was kind of blah at 1.51 but it definitely picked up from there. Went 6.34@110 in the 1/8th as well.
Cost me another HG though. When we were staged the tree wouldn't come down so the starter motioned for us to back up. I let off the gas and t-brake but left the N20 button pushed for a split second too long I think. You can see it in the video when it puffs out a cloud of smoke from the exhaust. Guessing HG blew at the stripe because I noticed the tach went to zero while was on the brakes in the shutdown area. Limped it back to the trailer on three cylinders.

https://youtu.be/0D0pW6KtSAY
TC#1- 2.5T- 10.14@134....9.76@138 with a 50shot
TC#2- Turbo BBF project
TC#3- parts car

TC finally broke into the nines!

Reply #1
Nice car, that takes some work to get that fast.  My buddy had a SVO back in the day that was in the 10's.  We had some fun at the World Ford Challenge events at ST Louis.
Mike

TC finally broke into the nines!

Reply #2
Great job again! Keep raising that bar!
Brian R.
88 2.3t Ranger
83 TC  gt40p motor,Vortech,TFS1 cam,long tubes,MS PnP,T5,8.8,17x9 Cobra 17s

TC finally broke into the nines!

Reply #3
Impressive!!
1986 Thunderbird Elan 5.0 EFI AOD, 3.73:1 SN95 rear, 17" Mustang Bullitts w/Firestone WO Indy 500's. Future plan: 349 stroker, C9 block, forged dish pistons, Scat 9000 crank, 4340 I beam rods, ARP head/main studs, ported explorer intake, 1.72 CC RR, Vortech V2 supercharger, Mr. Freeze Meth Inj, intercooler, TFS 190 11R CNC heads (66CC), BBK shorties with 2.5" duals, 4R70W Transmission, Taurus fan.

TC finally broke into the nines!

Reply #4
Great job
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]:ford:87 Turbo Coupe through the floor sub frame connectors, 5.8 swap Ford racing heads Harland sharp 1.6 rockers BBK shorty swap headers 2 1/2 BBk X pipe magnaflow ler's. Megasquirt 2 with 36lbs injectors on hurricane intake with 4150 throttle body.Tremec TKO 600 Quicktime blowsheild spec stage 3 clutch. 3.73 gears and still not done

TC finally broke into the nines!

Reply #5
Very Impressive

Go Fast the first time.  The tickets the same.
86 Thunderbird 5.0.  All original good weather driver. Tbird Reg #53035
86 Thunderbird TC.  All original good weather driver.  Tbird Reg # 58555
87 Thunderbird TC.  All original good weather daily driver.  Tbird Reg # 64647