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Dick Adams' 1995 Thunderbird SC

This car is the second SC I have owned. The first was a 1989 5-speed. Between the 1989 and my 1995 I owned a 1993 Ford Taurus SHO (great engine looking for a car) and a 1994 Ford Explorer. I was on the verge of trading my SC on a Mustang Cobra when I read in Super Ford magazine that Bill Hull was starting a Super Coupe club. I called Bill and joined the club. Shortly after that my wife Judy and I attended the first SC meet in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and as they say "the rest is history".

We have attended every club event that has been held. The great thing about these events, besides all the great looking SCs are the super people we have met. I have recently started a Super Coupe Club of the Carolinas Chapter of the SCCoA to serve members living in/near North and South Carolina. We plan on holding a kick-off meeting in the Spring when the weather opens up.

In addition to the SCCoA meets, the car has been shown in numerous events and local car shows. Listed below is the awards the car has won.

  • Top 75 Winner - Festival in the Park, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, 1997
  • 2nd Place - Mustang and Ford Show - Raleigh, North Carolina, 1997
  • 3rd Place - Carlisle All Ford Nationals, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1998
  • Best in Class - Fords at Englishtown, Englishtown, New Jersey, 1998
  • First Place - Fords at Englishtown, Englishtown, New Jersey, 1998
  • Top 50 Winner - Festival in the Park, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, 1998
  • First Place - Virginia Peanut Festival, 1998
  • Best Appearing Ford - Virginia Peanut Festival, 1998
  • First Place - Mustang and Ford Show - Raleigh, North Carolina, 1998
  • Class Champion - Ford Fever Classic - Budds Creek, Maryland, 1998

The car is driven daily, year round.

Owner: Dick Adams of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
djadams@3rddoor.com
Modifications: A&A Rear Wing
K&N Panel Filter with Air Silencer Removed
Borla Cat-Back Stainless Exhaust
Modified SC Adapter Air Outlet
Magnacor 8.5 mm Plug Wires
89 Blower Pulley
SCCoA Griffin Aluminum Radiator
Spearco Upgraded Intercooler
MN-12 Performance Intercooler Fan
Goodyear Gatorback Belts
Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs
Addco 1-1/8" Rear Sway Bar
Simmons FR-17 3 piece Wheels
  • 17 x 7.5 Front
  • 17 x 8.5 Rear
    Goodyear Eagle GSC Tires
  • 245/45/ZR17 Front
  • 255/45/ZR17 Rear
    Bendix Drilled and Slotted Front Brake Rotors
    Performance Friction Brake Pads
    Trans-Go Shift Kit
    Perma-Cool Transmission Cooler
    Pioneer TS-A5705 Stereo Speakers
  • Best Time: n/a
    Future Plans: SCCoA Headers
    Pro M 77mm Mass Air Meter
    70mm Throttle Body
    S-model Blower
    American Sports Car Design Cobra R Hood
    Club Affiliations: Super Coupe Club of America #155
    Super Coupe Club of Ontario #100
    President, Super Coupe Club of the Carolinas
    Events Attended: Carlisle All-Ford Nationals 96-97-98
    Ford Expo-Columbus Ohio 96-97-98
    World Ford Challenge-Bowling Green KY 98
    Fords at Englishtown-Englishtown NJ 98
    Heart of Carolina Mustang Club -Mustang and Ford Show-Raleigh, NC 97-98
    Virginia Peanut Festival Car and Truck Show-Emporia, VA 98
    Festival in the Park Car Show-Roanoke Rapids NC 97-98
    Ford Fever Classic-1998
    Maryland International Raceway-Budds Creek, MD
    Upcoming Events
    Dick plans
    on attending:
    World Ford Challenge Joliet IL 99
    Carlisle All-Ford Nationals 99
    Fords at Englishtown 99
    One of the SCCoO events in Canada '99
    Misc: I bought this car on December 26, 1994, and plan on keeping it for the duration. It now has 41,000 miles.

    Club email: scguys@sccoa.com
    www.sccoa.com
    Document Last Modified: 07/29/04 08:18 PM
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