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Thread: 2003 Lightning - Yellow - Built Whipple - 29,550 miles - Original Owner $21,500 OBO

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    2003 Lightning - Yellow - Built Whipple - 29,550 miles - Original Owner $21,500 OBO

    2003 Ford Lightning - Original Owner - BMW Dakar Yellow II - 29,995 miles, #640 of 4270
    550/630 90 octane, 600/680 92 octane, 670/750 race, 724/800 race & 50 HP nitrous jets.
    Fastest Gen 2 Lightning in Alaska - 10.56 @128mph full weight including hard tonneau cover, bed mat and spare.

    Body completely disassembled including removal of bumpers, hood, fenders, doors, hinges, glass (except windshield), weatherstrips, trims (grill surround, cowl, side skirts, rear window surround, door interior panels, etc.), door handles, bed, tailgate and painted BMW Dakar Yellow II (paint code 337)(original color black) with less than 100 miles on odometer. All trims painted except step side plates, bed side top plates and rear bumper plate. Paint matched hard tonneau cover and black rubber bed mat included. Tailgate shaved with handle relocated to interior of tailgate. Engine compartment left black. Billet grills installed in radiator opening and front bumper opening.
    Hardwired radar detector. Pioneer radio with component speakers (doors), 6X9's (cab corners) and 420 watt amp.

    Built engine from all new parts includes:
    NVH block, forged crankshaft, Manley H-beam rods, Manley pistons and rings, JDM ported heads with 1mm oversized valves and "JDM custom grind" cams, ARP main studs and head studs, high volume oil pump, ported lower intake, Whipple 2.3L supercharger with 6lb lower and 3.375 upper (16lbs boost), 90mm idlers, Accufab SBTB, Fluidyne intercooler radiator, electric fan kit with manual override and Kooks long tube headers with JDM full stainless exhaust. (2) Walbro 255 LPH fuel pumps, 97 injector rail and 60 lb injectors. NGK TR6 plugs.
    SCT Pro Racing tuning software for processor code NLP2 (2003, 2004 Lightning) with Xcal 2, books and LaSota tuning training CD. A/F bungs welded into headers for dyno pulls. Permanent wideband and EGT sensor installed in exhaust with connection port in dash for Xcal 2 datalogging.
    Wet nitrous system with RPM window switch, WOT switch, 10lb bed mounted bottle, purge solenoid and bottle heater.
    Switches for arm and heater mounted in overhead console. Purge mounted on dash.
    Built transmission with Monster Box internals. 2400 RPM stall convertor. Deep pan with drain.
    Line lock with switch mounted on dash. Column mounted boost gauge.
    Rear drop shackles, 58" traction bars and driveshaft loop.
    Nitto 555R mounted on vehicle with 40-50% left.
    Hoosier 28" QTP slicks mounted on American Racing aluminum wheels. M&H 30" slicks loose. 24 chrome lug nuts and 4 locking nuts.

    Spare long block (used) consisting of: NVH block (original to vehicle), forged crank (original to vehicle) Manley H-beam rods, forged pistons (original to vehicle), PI heads (original to vehicle), JDM "stage 2" cams with upgraded springs, oil pump, timing chains, guides and tensioners, oil pan, valve covers, oil filter adapter and front cover. Stock Eaton supercharger and all OEM intake parts removed during Whipple installation. Magnum Powers supercharger case (truck ran 11.86 on this blower). New GMS BA2800 mass air flow sensor. Stock 90mm mass air flow sensor. PRO-M 92mm mass air flow sensor and filter. Superchips 9100 tuner. 8 new Probe SRS pistons part# 1302-10178-020. New Sealed Power rings part# E-913K. New main bearings. 1 new part# 1C3Z-6375-BA and 1 used flex plates. New NLP2 engine control unit part# 3L3Z-12A650-NC. (8) 55 lb injectors. Supercharger pullies 2.70, 3.00 (2), 3.20 and 3.40. 8 lb lower pulley. Magnum Powers idler relocation support. 6 used supercharger belts for different pulley combinations. New Autometer Nitrous Pressure Gauge part# 4128. New NX RPM window switch. New NX TPS switch. Miscellaneous nitrous parts. 1 set of used OEM shocks. 1 OEM injector rail. (2) used OEM camshafts and 1 set used OEM valve springs. 1 new engine drive belt part# 2L3Z-8620-DB. (2) used OEM fuel pumps. Miscellaneous engine hoses, bolts, gaskets and small parts.

    Never driven during winter. Always covered or garaged. Never wrecked.
    Normal light wear on driver's seat. Crack along bottom of original windshield. Molding around rear window trim has a gap (molding does not seal anything, my 2002 didn't have one from the factory).
    All Lightning paperwork, window sticker, receipts, etc.
    More pictures available by e-mail.
    Last edited by N8STRK; 08-29-2018 at 11:26 PM. Reason: Mileage update.

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    Name: Jean

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    West of the Mississippi, The Rockies, and The Cascades
    This ad has been reopened at owners request..

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    Name: Ray

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    Alaska? Im in Wisconsin. Impossible.

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    Name: mike

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    Holy Cow!Beautiful!
    Got to be killer deal?
    Lot of time/money put in
    Had to have sold it by now

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