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Kevin Vines Russellville AR 1988
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Black 207,000 (8/2004) September, 2001
Modifications: Dual 2 1/2 mandrel bent exhaust with dynomax Ultra Flo mufflers. Ported and polished throttle body. Slightly ported upper intake. K&N cone routed in front of the radiator. 255lph Walbro Fuel pump. Gillis boost valve set at 17psi. Completely rebuilt head with port work and a Melling Cam Kit. Ported E6 exhaust manifold. 2nd IHI turbo. ASA JS5 16X8 rims wrapped in 245/50/16 Kumho Ecsta rubber. Red stripe blacked out. New headlight lenses. Complete interior overhaul with repainted black seats, trim, and dash with silver accents. Silver hood scoops, and at least 20 hours of buffing, polishing, and waxing.
Description: This is my third 5-speed '88 Turbocoupe. My first was what made me fall in love with these cars, but I was rear-ended by a guy in a Trans-Am with no insurance and that was the end of that. About two weeks later, I found this gem on the internet and drove four hours to look at it. It was so beautiful, it made my blood feel cold in my veins when I first saw it - kind of like your first kiss to the prettiest girl in school, ya know? I've owned the car now for about 3 years and have had my share of normal and not-so-normal maintenance issues, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. While I owned this particular bird, I bought another gray one for my wife that ran fine for awhile, but the down time got too frequent with it so we decided to get rid of it. There are way too many kill stories associated with this TC so I won't attempt to write them all here, but I can say that it has done me proud throughout the years.

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