My 89 Foxbody Coupe, Freshly 5 lugged and Dressed in Drag

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  1. slow90coupe

    slow90coupe Well-Known Member

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    I figured I would share a few pics I took today of my latest project. I've had this 1989 LX Notchback for a little over a month now and I just got it sitting proper this week. Over the past few weeks I have installed a UPR k-member, A-arms, front coilovers, CC plates, Strange struts, Sn95 spindles, Sn95 brakes, offset rack bushings, new end links, Moser axles, and Champion Cap 5 wheels with Mickey Thompson ET streets. I also just completed a complete paint correction over the weekend. I've been pretty busy with the car. Plans are to pull the engine, do a mild HCI setup, smooth and paint the engine bay, and add an on3 turbo kit.

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    And a pic of how it looked a few weeks ago. It's came a long way in a short period of time!

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    Wow, super clean! I love it.

    The only thing I'd change personally would be to either get bigger tail pipes, or get rid of them and just dump the exhaust.
     
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    Thanks! I plan to just run open downpipe if I go turbo, but if I end up going with a supercharger I definitely want some VRS 3" tailpipes.
     
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    Looks great. I especially like the wheels.

    Question, if you go hci+turbo, what block do you plan to use or will you use the stock block and the boost low to keep it together?
     
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    Right now the plan is to run 10lbs on the stock block with a safe tune. That will be more than enough power to keep me happy until I pop the block or sell the car.
     
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    Looks great!
    I drooled when I saw it on IG.
     
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    Dear god I WANT I WANT I WANT I WANT. I wouldn't think twice about getting rid of my car, and quite possibly my first born for that exact car. Please if you ever decide to sell let me know
     
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    It will be going up for sale sometime next year after I get done with it.
     
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    Fixed. :)
     
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    That is absolutely hilarious! Listen please don't forget about me when you sell. I'd like to have one like that. Can I ask what you paid for it a month ago?
     
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    I paid $5500 IIRC with the suspension, heads cam intake, and a bunch of other stuff included new in box.
     
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    Nice. That's not bad at all
     
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    Definite improvement, looks sharp. I like that style of tailpipes, could prob be the next size bigger i suppose.
     
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    Man I missed this one, did you keep the 97?
     
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    Damn dude what do you do for a living? Lol. Do you still have the other fox too?
     
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    I can't stop looking at this wtf
     
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    Thanks everyone. I still have the 97, it's just sitting in the garage. The silver fox is gone, someone wanted it a lot more than me so they ended up buying it and I bought this with the spare change and put the rest in the bank. I go to college, work at a tire shop, flip cars, and detail cars for a living.
     
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    Then you should sell me this notch because I want it more than you. What red is that? Looks like strawberry red in some pics but scarlet red in some
     
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    It's Cabernet Red, I like it much more than my Wild Strawberry coupe I used to have.
     
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    Yup I'm buying it lol