The Mark

Power:
492 RWHP
Torque:
421 lb/ft
Boost:
17 PSI
S/C:
V-1 Ti Supercharger
GENERAL INFORMATION Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII - (8) LSC Purchase Price:$20,000 for completely stock Mark VIII Condition: 4yrs. old with 51000 miles Time To Complete: 7yrs so far – Injected Engineering build took 3yrs Date Completed: I.E. build complete Feb 2010 Best 1/8-Mile E.T. and MPH 7.61 @ 95.71 Best 1/4-Mile E.T. and MPH 11.751 @ 120.80 Home (or favorite) Track: Atlanta Dragway Weight:4100 pounds with driver Miles Driven Per Year (Approx.):7k avg for past 8 years Shops or Individuals That Helped Build It: Injected Engineering, Pro Line Race Engines, Bell Chassis Works, Bradshaw Bros. Racing Transmissions, Aric Carrion, Ryan Wall, Ryan Miller, Todd Fisher, Bryan, Buster, Scott Levine, Scott Ray, Calvin Louie, et al. How Did You Find The Vehicle?: Autotrader Interesting Stories or History on Vehicle: Daily Driver first 4 years of ownership 2002 to 2006, and weekend show and go car the last 4 years 2006 to 2010. The engine build, built by Injected Engineering, was featured in the August 2008 and October 2008 edition of Super Rod Magazine. Story and photos by Will Smith. Car was featured on the Speed Channel television program Pass Time. Filmed May 1, 2009, and originally aired August 26, 2009 on TV. Car was runner up in Class D (11 second class) at the Southern Super Heavyweight Shootout in 2008. This annual premiere event is exclusively for 4000 pound and up (with driver) vehicles racing in the quarter mile at Atlanta Dragway the first weekend in November. Car has won numerous awards and trophies at local car shows, and has been featured on many Lincoln and Ford car club calendars. The car is known as “The Mark”, and has a vanity plate with it’s name on it. Estimated build cost for The Mark is $80k CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION Modifications Performed By: Injected Engineering, Scott Lavine, Scott Ray Chassis Modifications: American Air Suspension Air ride to coil spring conversion to all 4 corners by Scott Ray. Mustang Cobra wheel hub conversion to 5x4.5 bolt pattern using hardened ARP racing wheel studs K-member: Stock Control Arms: Stock Front Suspension Modifications: Air ride to coil spring conversion Front Springs: Strutmasters Shocks:Monroe Steering: Stock Sway Bar: Stock Front Brakes:Ford Racing 2000 Cobra R 4 piston Brembo Big Brake Kit and 13” Baer Eradispeed Extreme Plus 2 piece rotors Front Wheels Make/Size: Boze/ZE Forged Billet Aluminum custom one of a kind wheels 18x8 Front Tires Make/Size: 235/45/18 Pirelli PZero Nero Rear End Housing: Stock Narrowed?:No Differential: Ford Racing Trac Lok Axles:RAXLE T-Bird Super Coupe Half Shafts Gear Ratio:Ford Racing 410’s Drive Shaft: DynoTech Metal Matrix Rear Suspension Type: IRS Rear Springs: Strutmaster Shocks: Monroe Trailing Arms/Ladder Bars: none Rear Brakes: Stock calipers with custom extender to accept Baer Eradispeed Extreme Plus 2 piece rotors Rear Wheels Make/Size: Boze/ZE Forged Billet Aluminum custom one of a kind 18x9 Rear Tires Make/Size: Mickey Thompson ET Street Drag Radial 265/40/18 Roll Cage: None Subframe Connectors or Additional Bracing: Super Coupe Performance pinion brace and diff cover brace ENGINE Block: DOHC Ford Aluminum Teksid modular motor Original Displacement:4.6L /281ci Current Displacement: 5.0L/300ci Bore: 3.572” Stroke: 3.75” Machine Work by: Pro Line Race Engines Crankshaft: Forged Manley crank with 10% overdrive ATI Super Damper Rods (Brand, Length): Forged Manley H beam Pistons: Forged Manley 0.020” oversize 11cc Dish Compression: 9.5:1 Oiling System and Pan: Melling Billet racing oil pump and stock oil pan Heads (Brand, Specs, Etc.): Stock 96-98 Aluminum DOHC Ford Mustang Cobra heads Valves: Stock 96-98 Cobra Rocker Arms: Camshaft (Brand and Specs): Stock 96-98 Cobra Intake Manifold: Polished stock 96-98 Mustang Cobra intake. Blow through design PMAS with MAF extender. Carburetor or Injection Specs: 60 pound Siemens Deka injectors. Polished ACCUFAB throttle body Power Adder: Vortech V2 T-Trim 3.33 pulley installed by Injected Engineering. Custom Fab polished air to air tubes and Treadstone intercooler with two Vortech Maxflow Race blow off valves built by Bell Chassis Works Fuel Delivery: Ford GT Supercar Fuel Pump and Kenne Bell Boost a Pump with stock return style fuel lines Fuel Tank: Stock Ignition: Stock Coil Over Plug using NGK spark plugs Headers: Custom Ceramic Coated Kooks ¾ length from Super Coupe Performance_ Mufflers: Polished Stainless Steel Magnaflow Exhaust Size: Custom 2 ½” Mandrel Bent Stainless Steel by Todd Fisher, Bryan, and Buster_ Catalytic Converter: Magnaflow Engine Build Performed By:Injected Engineering Aric Carrion Tuned By: Injected Engineering Aric Carrion Tuning Software—Engine Management: SCT Dyno Proven HP and Torque: 492 rwhp 421 rwtq @ 7150 rpm 17psi detuned due to fuel delivery limitations and big 3.33 pulley for street Fuel Type: Shell 93 Pump Gas Fuel Mileage: 19mpg hwy DRIVE TRAIN Transmission: 4R70W Automatic heavily modified by the Bradshaw Brothers Internal Modifications: Hardened stub shaft, extra steels, clutches, valve body, tail shaft, etc., built for 500 rwhp and up. Ford Racing deep well fluid pan, and custom Bradshaw Bros. plate style trans cooler. Custom made DynoTech Metal Matrix Drive Shaft. Torque Converter: Precision Industries 9” triple disc Stall Speed: 3800 Flywheel/Flexplate: Ford Racing Aluminum for Mustang_ Shifter: Stock Built By: Steve and Mike Bradshaw (Bradshaw Bros.) Year, Make and Model: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Paint (Brand, Type, Color): Ford Tri-Coat Ivory Pearlescent Stereo Equipment: Pioneer AVIC-D2 DVD Navigation/CD Multi-Media Head Unit with iPod, Myron and Davis AD525 DVD Player, 2 12" Sony Subs, Kicker ZX750 Amp, custom enclosure hidden behind wall

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