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Old 08-02-2003, 11:16 AM
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Help with my Lightning

Ok, I just recently purchased a 2001 SVT Lightning from one of my friends. I have to admit that I am ignorant to Fords, v8's, etc...I used to have a Honda Civic with an engine swap. Here are the mods:

Engine Mods:
-5.4L Supercharged V8
-Mac Intake
-AccuFab BigBore Throttle Body
-Mac Exhaust
-Bassani X-pipe
-Bassani Long-Tube Headers
-Excessive Motorsports Shift kit(JDM line-mod valve)
-Diablo Sport Chip
-15psi pulley
-NGK spark plugs
-JDM Electric Fan Kit


Suspension:
-MacPherson Struts
-JDM Traction Bars

Interior:
-Greddy Boost/Vac Gauge

Wheels:
-SVT 18x10

I need advice on what I should do next. I was looking at other Lightnings and the mods they had are Cobra parts compatible? I saw one had a cobra -r water pump. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks P.S. I am on a limited budgit, but I am willing to save up!
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Old 08-02-2003, 04:51 PM
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Help with my Lightning

It seems to me that you have pretty extensive mods on everything except for the interior/ exterior. I dont know what you are into but if it were me i would install a killer system first. I know what most people say, but a bad a$$ sysem can be had in a standard cab pickup. I have seen a lightning with 4 - 10" subs behind the seats, he said that he could hit 148 dB which is killer on such a small space. The price isnt horribly bad at around $100 per sub, $300 per good amp, but you would only need 2 amps for 4 subs. Or you could install a dvd player in your dash.

If audio/visual isnt your thing then you could go with a completely custom interior. Something along the lines of tweed seats and headliner. Maybe a dash kit or a ton of billet?

Second I would look into a custom paint job. Flames on Lightnings are just to cool.

Or even better than all of the above is to "bag" your truck suspension. Although very costly, about $3000 installed by someone else, this is in my opinion the coolest thing to do to a street truck. I mean what is cooler than a Lightning laying frame?

But in the end it all comes down to what is in your budget, and personal preference.


Hope some of this helps!!
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Old 08-03-2003, 01:58 PM
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Help with my Lightning

4 10's in a regular cab......YEAH RIGHT!!!!!! And where is the driver going to set in the bed!!!!!!!!!! That's just too funny
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Old 08-03-2003, 02:14 PM
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Do you want proof of the Lightning with 4 - 10"s

Visit this ebay auction for yourself.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...tem=2425894654

Read all of auction then view his pics.

Ill be waiting for your apologies

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Old 08-16-2003, 04:37 PM
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I have seen 4- 10's in a ford ranger so i would imagine it would be easier in a lightning.
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Old 09-02-2003, 06:11 PM
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hey guys i have a 2001 lightning i just bought it what is the best stuff to buy and how much hp will i gain at the rear wheels
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Old 09-03-2003, 02:58 PM
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Help with my Lightning

That's a pretty impressive list already. The only performance thing that comes to mind is upgrading the stock blower (assuming it's still the one in use) and putting in a Kenne Bell Whipplecharger instead.
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Old 09-04-2003, 05:27 PM
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I recomend the factory tech valve body. Helps the tranny, less friction and shifts quicker. Must have item!!
My mistake you have a line mod already.sorry
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