Update: Because I have been asked so many questions about it, there is a complete write up here:
Added sequential tail lights to the Mark VIII last night. Back in the day, I had a 67 Tbird and I had two friends with 69 Tbirds and I have always missed those sequential lights. In my opinion is is the way the Mark VIII should have come from the factory. It really suits the car.
Abes Lincoln - 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 32 Valve DOHC 4.6 V8 Hot Rod Luxury
In honor of President Lincoln's birthday, February 12th, I thought I'd post
this video of his namesake, the Lincoln Mark VIII. When Henry Leland
started Lincoln Motor Company in 1917, he named it after our famous
President. This Lincoln has the monochromatic trim all the way around, an
elegant leather interior, and a 32 Valve DOHC 4.6 V8 under the hood. These
cars really do offer luxury and performance in one complete package.
Perhaps it would be the choice of our beloved President, if he were still
alive today. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for watching!
Background track is, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, and it is public
domain. It was provided, royalty-free, by The U.S. Army Bands Online.
1997 Lincoln Town Car * 1 Owner* 83K Orig Miles Car Guy A+ Used Last Year Box Panther
Lincoln Town Car & The LAST Year Model http://www.1ownercarguy.com and yea
they made a 98 and such but the 1997 and down WOW This Last year edition is
the only Year you can get with the factory Xeneon Or however its spelled
Head lights. This is a Beautiful 1 Owner car that is barley Broken in with
around 83,000 original Miles.. My X-Wife just drove the car from San Diego
to Salt Lake City (about 1400 Miles) Problem Free it is just in Great shape
and runs shifts and steers Great. Make sure and check out My channel I have
A Lot of Unique Classic and Youngtimer cars and I sell them CHEAP..;-)
There is over 850 Videos on there I will also Include Links to My Web sites
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Featuring a standard V8 engine, body-on-frame design, rear-wheel drive and
large exterior and interior dimensions, the Town Car was based on the
Ford Panther platform. This gave it powertrain and suspension commonality
with the Mercury Grand Marquis and the Ford LTD Crown Victoria (later the
Crown Victoria). This design made them durable even in the rough conditions
taxi and livery cars are subjected to, and easy and cheap to repair when
they did suffer damage. Town Cars are typically operated in commercial
service for at least 400,000 miles.
Its large dimensions made it the largest car in production in North
America. From 1997 to 2011, the Town Car was the longest car (but not the
heaviest) built in the Western Hemisphere, measuring nearly 18 feet (5.49
m) in length for a standard Town Car and 18.5 feet (5.64 m) for an L
Lincoln is also believed to be preparing a true Town Car successor on a
rear-wheel drive platform to rival the Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7-series
The Town Car underwent a minor exterior facelift for the 1995 model year.
Changes to the exterior included smaller, clear headlights as well as
additional running lights in the rear. Larger door mirrors were
body-colored (formerly chrome), and were moved slightly forward on the door
itself. Updated bumpers front and rear, new body side moldings, and the
deletion of the small fixed window in the rear doors completed the exterior
changes. The antenna was removed from the outside of the car and integrated
into the rear window.
1995 also saw the introduction of a new steering wheel, which was used in
all Panther-based sedans from 1998 to 2004. In addition to the cruise
Also introduced in 1995 was a new digital dash layout (replacing the unit
used since 1993) that featured a more italicized look to the readouts,
while the exterior temperature readout moved from the dash cluster to the
climate control panel. A "miles to go" trip computer feature was added.
Dual power recliners with lumbar support—as well as a three-position
driver's seat and mirror memory function became standard (formerly
optional) on Signature Series which could be assigned to the keyless entry
remotes as well as the up to four personal keyless entry codes. Heated
seats were a new option, and door panel switches now featured (slight)
illumination from a lamp located below the interior door handle. Power door
lock switches were back-lit, and were mounted high up on the driver and
passenger door panels. The fuel door release (previously mounted in the
center dash panel) and trunk release button moved from inside the glove
compartment to the lower driver's side door panel. Similar to the previous
year, Signature and Cartier models featured dual clamshell storage armrests
up front with cassette storage, coin holder, and an optional Cell phone.
The 1997 Cartier models held dual cup holders in the rear center armrest,
and offered lighted vanity mirrors in the headliner for the two outboard
rear seating positions.
With the demise of the Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham after 1996, the Town Car
became the last of its kind: the last American full-size, rear-wheel drive
luxury car. The demise of the Fleetwood also made the Town Car the largest
mass-produced car available in North America.
I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor
1994 Lincoln Mark VIII With A Strutmasters Air Suspension Conversion (Part 2 of 2 Install Video)
This Lincoln Mark VIII Had A Sagging Air Suspension. Lou Santiago
Converted It To A Non Air Suspension Using Strutmasters Air Suspension
Conversion Kit. Strutmasters Kits Are Designed To Bolt On Without
Modification And Provide A Great Ride. If You Are Having Issues With Your
Lincoln Air Suspension, Get One Of These Strutmasters Kits.
T56 Mark VIII Burnout
Having fun with My t56 Mark VIII.
This is by no means a step by step guide but a quick overview of what i did
if you have any questions feel free to ask!
1.T56 from 03 cobra
2.spec stage 1 clutch
3.Stock Mustang GT flywheel
(dont get a cobra they are 8 Bolts the gt is a 6 bolt like marks)
4. Mustang clutch pedal cut
off and welded to mark 8 brake assembly (pic's in here
5.Fab your own shifter like blender head did in this thread mine is the
same but i have no pics.
6. also yo have to move your computer because it is right wear the clutch
needs to go. for this you have a couple options you can do what i did and
just cut out the heat and AC tube and duct tap the Comp up there you can
still put the cover back on and it will look fine but you have no air form
the 2 air duct you cut off. the plus of this is it takes no extentions of
the wires and took me about 20 mins but it is not as clean of an install as
blenderhead who rewired it all under the dash but that takes longer it
really your call both menthods work fine.
you could also go with a hydrolic clutch but i have never installed one of
those so you would have to ask blender about that.
7 u will need a custom driveshaft i recoment dennysdriveshaft.com they are
a little pricy but have great service and made me a perfect driveshaft.
Some other usful links for your swap that i used this might take a couple
hours to read all of it but it will really help when you start.
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/577667 MIke's car
you might want to consider a termec 6060 if you have the cash no shifter
probelm and strong but a little pricyer and i think you have to go with a
hydrolic clutch with this trans.
my car all done sry no in car driving vids
Well good luck the swap will be well worth it in the end if you have any
more questions now or along the away feel free to ask.
Inside & Out Of The Blown 97 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC
Complete walk around of the Interior and Exterior of my
Stroked/Forged/Blown 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC
If you own a Lincoln Mark VIII or LS & Live In the tri-state area, please
check us out online @ www.MarkVIIIsofthestateofny.org
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII fast bags bagged
stock bags, drilled and tapped with 1/2" fittings. 1/2" valves with fill
and dump speed controls, still need to adjust the back, it moves too fast
for my taste. There is one (for now) Viair 380 compressor, a 5 gallon tank
against the back of the trunk and a 3 gallon tank in the spare tire area. I
put 'fast bags' in the title as it moves a lot quicker than the factory
the clicking is me hitting the buttons on the remote.
.. I've since sold the car, after I put it on tbird springs
Supercharged Mark 8 Lincoln
95 Mark8 Lincoln Supercharged: new 4.6 M-6007-A4GSC long block from Ford
racing, eaton Supercharger, Kooks
headers, Magnaflow mufflers, shift kit on trans. 373 Posi chief863 I
haven't had it Dynoed,
so I can't say what the HP is.I have a few more things to do before having
it done. It has been a project car that has taken every extra penny over a
three year period. All the work was done by Glens Auto in Shrewsbury Pa. I
am extreamly happy with thier work, and willingness to work with me on this