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Hello-We race a 1990 XLT 2.9L in 24 hours of Lemons. It has the manual 5-speed in it. The first race was completed by the original car builders before I purchased it. The truck has a 8.8 rear with disc brakes and a flipped axle. They also cut the springs on the front ~2"? Now that I have the truck, I will be making some modifications.

I am adding 4 piston race calipers from Wilwood on 13" cobta rotors.
Currently it has 17x7" steel wheels. I don't know why. I'll run a smaller alloy wheel, whatever the caliper allows.
Finally, we're adding a body kit for our theme. CYBERFUKD. A play on the CYBERTRUCK.

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24 hours of lemon. LMAO! With an obvious bullet hole in the rear quarter window. Nice one! Based on the F-117 aerodynamics, it'll be invisible on radar and handle wobbly. The F-117 was nicknamed The Wobbly Goblin by it's pilots.

At least the air dam and splitter are a slight improvement. What about a shopping cart handle rear spoiler?
 

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24 hours of lemon. LMAO! With an obvious bullet hole in the rear quarter window. Nice one! Based on the F-117 aerodynamics, it'll be invisible on radar and handle wobbly. The F-117 was nicknamed The Wobbly Goblin by it's pilots.
They called it that because of the constant jittering the flight controls did in flight. With out the fly by wire system, the plane would have never flown. Flying wise, it was very stable. It got retired because the Air Force doesn’t like single mission aircraft and it was old. A good majority of it’s service life was spent in secrecy and called the F-117 to bury the program within the re-designated defected Russian aircraft the US was flying to see what their strengths and weaknesses were. In normal circumstances, it should have been designated A-12 or something along those lines for attack instead of F for fighter.
 

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It got retired because the Air Force doesn’t like single mission aircraft and it was old.
Nobody really knows why but they still have some of them flying for some reason. Even as late as May 2020 they have been spotted in the air. Kind of unusual for an aircraft retired 12 years ago.
 

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Nobody really knows why but they still have some of them flying for some reason. Even as late as May 2020 they have been spotted in the air. Kind of unusual for an aircraft retired 12 years ago.
The Air Force uses and abuses aircraft long after they retire them from active service. I think the last F-4 got retired not that long ago from target drone service. They get used for test beds for a lot of things too.
 

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The Air Force uses and abuses aircraft long after they retire them from active service. I think the last F-4 got retired not that long ago from target drone service. They get used for test beds for a lot of things too.
Not really the typical QF-4 or QF-16 type stuff. Everything about the plane has always been kinda back in the shadows though.
 

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They called it that because of the constant jittering the flight controls did in flight. With out the fly by wire system, the plane would have never flown. Flying wise, it was very stable. It got retired because the Air Force doesn’t like single mission aircraft and it was old. A good majority of it’s service life was spent in secrecy and called the F-117 to bury the program within the re-designated defected Russian aircraft the US was flying to see what their strengths and weaknesses were. In normal circumstances, it should have been designated A-12 or something along those lines for attack instead of F for fighter.
The A-12 was a much earlier plane. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_A-12

You should have known that.
 

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Well, if we’re talking about planes, here’s my brother’s plane.
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