Started on Aug. 31 by blaze86vic

1986 Ford Crown Victoria 1986

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This is my track / drift / tow vehicle. Back in the summer of 2001 at the age of 17, my father passed this car on to me. When I got it, it had a crate 95 Mustang GT 5.0L HO motor swapped into it and full police suspension. After 7 years it’s now the beast of my own creation. One of the coolest facts about this car is that since 1991, my Father and I are the only ones to wrench on this car. I used to participate in HPDE events with this car, but at the moment is now the tow vehicle. But I still participate in drift events to keep the old girl happy. Engine • 95 5.0L HO (SEFI) o Comp Cams dual valve springs. o Crane Cams 1.7 ratio aluminum roller rockers. o Trick Flow Billet Steel timing chain and gear set. o Ford Racing 19#/hr injectors. o Ford Racing 9mm wires. o MSD cap and coil. o Electric radiator fan. o 2 row Summit Racing aluminum radiator. o Flexalite aux PS cooler. o 1-5/8” Ceramic coated shorty headers. o Dual 2.5” exhaust to Dynomax mufflers. • Driveline: o T5 5 speed conversion. o Billet Steel fly wheel o Ford Racing King Cobra clutch. o Detroit TruTrac with 3.55 final gear. Suspension Mods • FRONT: o Suspension fully upgraded with all poly joints. o Camber can be adjusted from +1 to -5 degrees. o Caster can be adjusted from 0 to 7 degrees. o 925 lb/in True Coil racing springs. o Tokico HP blue shocks. o 1-1/8” solid anti-swap bar with ES poly mounts. o Brakes upgraded to dual piston calipers with Hawk HPS pads o Drilled and slotted (purely for looks) 13” R1 Concepts rotors. • REAR: o 225 lb/in True Coil racing springs. o Tokico HP blue shocks. o 1” solid anti-sway bar solid mounted. o Drilled and slotted (purely for looks) 12” R1 Concepts rotors, w/ PI 94 calipers. Electronics • Stereo: o JVC El Kameleon CD Receiver. o Power Acoustics Phantom 600 watt 4 Channel amplifier. o Cadance 6.5” Component system front speakers. o Cadance 6”x9” 3-way rear speakers. o Hard wired Creative Nomad Zen Extra 40gb MP3 player. • OTHER: o B&M line lock. o Autometer Cobalt gauges custom installed into factory cluster. o Aux power port for 5V MP3 player and cell phone. o Battery relocated to truck with Summit Racing kit and custom brackets. Wheels • Street: Custom Wheels 17X9 Hallibrand style wheels (X4), 275/40/R17 Sumitomo HRT-Z • Race: Painted HPP 16X7 wheels (X4), 245/45/R16 Hoosier R3S04 slicks.

Latest updates
May 29
Hand Brake Conversion

Well I got around to installing a hand brake for the Vic. Since I did …

May 29
Rear Suspension, and Diff Cover

I replaced the stock rubber bushings with ES poly bushings on the rear control arms. …

May 04
Disregard for rubber.

Not sure if I would call this an “update” but it’s related to the car …

Feb. 15
Rear Discs, Finally

It’s been a while I know, but I finally got around to doing a rear …

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Comments
familytruckster
Sept. 1, 2008, 1:56 p.m.

It's a fun car to drive!

jrtech
Sept. 28, 2008, 10:14 p.m.

Thumbs up. Don't ever paint it!!!

NickF40
Nov. 4, 2008, 4:38 p.m.

dude this picture is sick, inspirational, it proves that a different kind of american car can drift!

MiatarPowar
Dec. 23, 2008, 3:26 p.m.

This really is one of my favorite cars here. The only thing that could make it ANY sweeter is a wagon body with faded wood grain.

Goldmember
April 1, 2009, 3:46 p.m.

teh sweetness. I LOVE the pic with the trailer!

fastasleep
April 29, 2009, 4:55 p.m.

I love this car! -Les

Strike_Zero
Sept. 8, 2009, 9:56 p.m.

The shifter is AWESOME . .

lesabre400
Oct. 16, 2009, 7:56 a.m.

A Crown Vic with with an H.O. and a T5? That's GOLD, baby. Oh no, wait, it's actually beige. ;) Keep drifting it, 'cause that's fantastic.

P71
Oct. 16, 2009, 8:51 a.m.

Jealous of the Box 'Vic! LOVE the shifter!

trailbrake2088
July 21, 2011, 7:56 p.m.

That thing is awesome

rustysteel
Sept. 20, 2011, 5:51 p.m.

I love it! I've always wanted to do this, Awesome.

ScreamingChicken91
Sept. 13, 2012, 8:10 p.m.

I think it's awesome that you souped up Matlock's car.(Just kidding) Seriously that is a really awesome car. :-)

floatingdoc
March 18, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Old post, don't know if this car's still around, but I love it. I had a first-year panther, an LTD landau. Same body, in blue, 302/C4. Built a nice engine with ported E7 heads and some nice parts, wide ratio gears in the C4. Drove it for 14 years until a stop sign runner took it out. Always planned on a t5 swap, so it's really nice to see it here.

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