12 second Mark VIII daily driver
This somewhat chronicles the last year of me trying to turn my Mark VIII
into a reliable 12 second car that is also perfectly behaved for daily use.
I drive this car to work, to client locations, on road trips, and every
weekend I take it to the drag strip and lay the smack down on Mustangs, LS1s and imports. After I
am done I adjust the climate control, memory touch the seats back to
comfort settings, and drive back home getting 28 mpg in silence and luxury.
The Lincoln Mark VIII *IS* the gentleman's hot rod.
519 RWHP Turbo Lincoln Mark VIII Dyno Run
This is my buddy's turbo-charged 4.6L
DOHC 32V 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII getting tuned and pulling a good run on the
Dyno producing 518.6
HP at the wheels and 555.8 ft lbs of torque! The car was looking rough at
the time the video was taken but it continues as a work in progress. It's
much better looking now.
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.
Blown 97 Lincoln Mark VIII
May 16, 2011 walk around of my Lincoln Mark VIII Lsc with its new rims
installed, it is a custom built, forged/stroked and blown 04 cobra long
If you live in the Tri-State area and own a Mark VIII or LS, please visit
our car club website @ www.markVIIIsOfTheStateOfNy.org
Mark VIII Final Dyno run at Gearheads
This was the last run after the blower was dialed in at Gearheads
Performance by Andy. It made 384 RWHP! Thats 160 hp over the stock run! :)
Gearheads in Arlington Texas rocks with their tuning and service! Thanks
Andy and Travis! Thanks to killer blower install by Jeff at SVO in Bastrop
1993-98 Lincoln Mark VIII With A Strutmasters Air Suspension Conversion (Part 1 of 2 Install Video)
This 1994 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.
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII
LSC. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of
this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.