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  1. 1991 SC brake booster seems to charge a lot

    Hey,
    Iím fixing up my 1991 SC and it should be roadworthy soon, but I am a little concerned about the brakes. Sometimes, the car can be on or running for 1-2 minutes before the brake booster begins...
  2. Sounds good. I'm not in any rush to do this mod;...

    Sounds good. I'm not in any rush to do this mod; I just wanted to pick up a couple 1993-newer hubs/spindles in case I ever had the time to convert the front end of my 1991 SC. I'll probably order...
  3. Thanks for the info. Iíll definitely try out a...

    Thanks for the info. Iíll definitely try out a stock tbird banjo bolt for now and if it doesnt work, I might be able to track down a replacement at an auto parts store. Otherwise I shouldnt have a...
  4. Hey, Sorry for the late response, I was furious...

    Hey,
    Sorry for the late response, I was furious with myself that I actually grabbed the freaking dual piston calipers I wanted (I had no idea they were dual piston till I got home, I wasn't even...
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    Not sure where the best place to ask this, but...

    Not sure where the best place to ask this, but its kind of relevant. I read somewhere a year ago that 1989-1993 Thunderbirds shouldnt use a 10% overdrive SC pulley and/or Overdrive Jackshaft pulley...
  6. Nice car. It's sweet that it has the window...

    Nice car. It's sweet that it has the window sticker too.
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    I’m trying to make a Youtube “television series”...

    I’m trying to make a Youtube “television series” prominently featuring a white Supercoupe. If only I had the money; it’d be cheaper and easier to buy a super-modded Supercoupe than it would be for me...
  8. Hereís a pic of what I pulled. I guess it could...

    Hereís a pic of what I pulled. I guess it could have been converted.
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  9. Converting 1991 SC to use front hubs/spindles out of a 1997 LX

    Hello,
    I read a thread a while ago (cant find it at the moment) listing the benefits of swapping the 1989-1992 Thunderbird spindles for 1993 and newer Thunderbird hubs/spindles. I think they said it...
  10. Hello, My dad went to Detroit and bought the...

    Hello,
    My dad went to Detroit and bought the whole lot for me while he was on a business trip. I have not seen the parts myself yet, but to my knowledge, all parts in this thread have been sold....
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    Crap, I kind of wished I had ordered a set of 4...

    Crap, I kind of wished I had ordered a set of 4 Goodyear Eagle RS-A tires while they were cheap. Nobody is selling them for less than $100 per tire anymore. I'm starting to wonder if the only reason...
  12. I did my head gaskets last year without the...

    I did my head gaskets last year without the special tool (I got one now, but haven't used it yet). I know the threaded collar is attached to the supercharger top, not the tube (I used a flathead...
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    Hey, I’m an Eagle Scout too and my first car was...

    Hey,
    I’m an Eagle Scout too and my first car was a 1991 SC. It had some problems, so I bought a 1990 SC and drove that to college. I love these cars and I recently bought a 3rd. Manual supercoupes...
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    Sigh. I bought my first Supercoupe in November...

    Sigh.

    I bought my first Supercoupe in November 2012. It was also a 1991, fully-loaded with moonroof, leather, corner lamps, JBL sound, 5-speed, keyless entry (mine has an 89 DSO). It was...
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    I wasted so much time trying to get my 18mm...

    I wasted so much time trying to get my 18mm ratcheting wrench on the passenger rear nut I was going insane. I opened 2 service manuals and neither was telling me how to access the nut (no mention of...
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    Thanks for the reply. My brother suggested I...

    Thanks for the reply.

    My brother suggested I try turning the bolt (instead of the nut) with a 15 mm wrench and used the open end of the 18mm wrench to hold the nut in place. We got the passenger...
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    I know this is an old thread, but itís probably...

    I know this is an old thread, but itís probably one of the most helpful ones for actually removing the front upper control arms.

    I am struggling to remove the upper control arms on my 1993 SC...
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    I don't know about anyone else, but I had a...

    I don't know about anyone else, but I had a slightly rough Friday the 13th.

    Thankfully, I was still able to get a decent scrap of metal that could be used for my prototype makeshift air shield....
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    The tricky part will be to measure and actually...

    The tricky part will be to measure and actually make a blueprint. I will probably need to keep making little tweaks and test-fitting until I get it right. Iím particularly concerned about making the...
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    Hey, I made a rough Duck Tape & cardboard...

    Hey,
    I made a rough Duck Tape & cardboard pizza-box template. Between my pizza box and the image of Magnum Performanceís air filter heat shield, I will move on to making a rough heat shield out of...
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    Hey, I am thinking about fabricating my own Cold...

    Hey,
    I am thinking about fabricating my own Cold Air Intake Shield. Iíll make one for my SC with a stock hood and one for my SC with a Cervini fiberglass hood with Nasa scoops. If all goes well, I...
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    Welcome to the forum! It’s awesome that you...

    Welcome to the forum!

    It’s awesome that you found one in the UK, there can’t be many out there.

    -Rick Leuce
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    Hello everyone. I pulled the trigger on some...

    Hello everyone.

    I pulled the trigger on some Goodyear Assurance Max Life tires. I was really determined to get the Goodyear Eagle RS-A Police Tires until I saw a bunch of negative customer...
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    Hey, I have only ever done one head gasket...

    Hey,

    I have only ever done one head gasket change, and I had help, so Iím no expert. But that does look pretty serious. Weíll see what some of the more experienced SC experts say, but I wouldnít...
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    This made me feel better

    Hey,

    I was just reading some ďrecommended for youĒ article on my iPhone and I thought it was worth sharing.

    Itís about Fordís coolest cars that arenít Mustangs.
    ...
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