2002 Turbo Lightning

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    I know, I know its not a mustang, However still one badass ford. My brother and I are working on building my next door neighbor's 2002 True Blue Lightning. Mods listed below:

    - Built Engine, fully stud heads and mains built by PCM
    - Bored .020 over
    - TrickFlow 44cc heads
    - Crane Stage 2 S/C cams
    - CompCam Stage 3 springs
    - 76 CompTurbo CT4 Triple ball bearing turbo billet wheel water/oil cooled
    - 46mm Precision Turbo waste gate
    - 50mm Turbo Smart BOV
    - ProM racing 4" maf cal to 80lb injectors
    - Custom Made 90mm TB
    - Custom Made upper plenum by Eric Bishop aka my brother
    - Custom Made stainless steal headers, up and down pipes once again Eric Bishop
    - Fully built trans and rear end built by PCM

    there will be a **** ton of pics, so watch out 56kers, if you are still out there!
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    76 CompTurbo CT4 Triple ball bearing turbo billet wheel water/oil cooled

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    Other Parts

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    And the start of the build!

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    Electric fan conversion as well! Need to make room!
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    Working on the headers, moved the abs module and the power steering tank over to make room.
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    cut the old bracket up and bam, new mounting point.
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    Trickflow valve covers added some AN connectors for the overflow tank.

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    and BAM! intake almost done!
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    Thats where the turbo will be placed, also moved the AC dryer over to make room for the downpipe. Need to make custom AC lines after downpipe is finished.
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    Passenger side header started!
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    Me cutting the header pipes. (doing some work lol)
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    Crossover connector
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    BEAST MODE 800RWHP 93 PUMP GAS LSX EATER... COMING SOON!
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    And started to do some of the finishing welds, my brother is killing it!

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    Passenger side header
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    Holy crapballs! This is going to get nasty!!!!
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    Noobz347 Stangnet Facilities Maint Tech... Er... Janitor Admin Dude

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    Be sure to get the grumpy dude out of the engine bay before taking it to the track. Will def effect performance. :chin


    Great build. :nice:
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    That's going to be something to see.
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    MOOR PICS!

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    I've always wondered what this part is/does on turbo setups.....

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    Its a flex pipe, keeps the welds from cracking when the engine torques to one side.
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    Nightfire Mustang Master

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    Ahh-ha! Makes sense.
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    Some skills

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    Intake tube, blow off, maf and wastegate installed

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    i am guessing that he kept the stock air/water intercooler from the blower? this thing is going to be BEAST
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    Just ran across this on NLOC today, nice work.
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    A friend of mine is finishing up his turbo lightning right now also, should be a fun truck.
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    Sub'd! Any recent news?

    Also great great job on the weld's!!!!!
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