Tag Archives: P71

P71–a Tune Up

This morning I took a trip over to Piedmont Custom Motorsports so that I could get the P71 on a dyno and have it tuned.  The modifications that I’ve done were not a lot, but they were substantial in terms … Continue reading

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The P71 visits ADTR!

We were on our way out of Los Angeles and it was the one chance we would have for the P71 to meet ADTR – the source of many of its magical parts. Chris has been very helpful with all … Continue reading

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The P71 Decides

The P71 is a great car.  It gets more looks than a Ferrari – in a different sort of way.  The valet guys call it their favorite car.  Sometimes it has a mind of its own. This afternoon it decided … Continue reading

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P71–Some breathing for the Road Trip car

Chris at ADTR.net has been extremely helpful in terms of guidance and as a source for parts to improve the car that I purchased from CM AutoWerkz.  The car itself has been great and the preparation work done by the … Continue reading

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P71 Road Trip Car–Freeing up the exhaust

The Crown Vic recently had its suspension massaged to the point that it is now a flat cornering machine in search of more horsepower. Realizing that the upcoming road trip would be covering thousands of miles, and consequently, consuming quantities … Continue reading

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P71 Road Trip Car

The folks at CM Autowerkz did a great job getting the car in shape for delivery to me and I enjoyed the drive back home in it.  Typical of the police version of the Crown Vic it sits almost an … Continue reading

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Road Trip Preparation–a road trip around America deserves a special car

Last week I climbed aboard a plane and headed south to Orlando, FL.  My mission was to pick up a car that will serve as my vehicle for an extensive road trip later this year.  I had polled my readers … Continue reading

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