Harris’ Calypso Green Foxbody
“Cars were always an obsession of mine, for as long as I can remember I have been drawing cars, playing with cars and designing them.”
Harris Lue is a graphic designer from Charlotte, NC. He is currently employed by NASCAR as one of their graphic designers. He is also a freelance photographer/designer for his own brand LUE Creative. If you’ve ever looked through a LMR parts catalog you have probably seen some of Harris’ work! Let’s dive right into the story of Harris’ Calypso Green Foxbody.
Harris got “Calypso” at the age of 15 for only $700! “It has been a love affair ever since.”, he says. When he first got the Mustang it was in very bad condition to say the least. Over the next few years, he has put countless hours and money into trying to find parts for his newly acquired Calypso Green foxbody.
You may have noticed the graphics package on Calypso. Harris designed all of that for himself to make his fox body stand out in the crowd! “I’ve always felt like this car was an extension of my personality, it’s bright, loud and obnoxious at times but its my car and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.” said, Harris.
In June 2014, he replaced the original engine with a 2.3L motor from a Thunderbird Turbo Coupe. As far as the engine modifications go, he kept it simple. He did change the down pipe to a larger 3” pipe and added dual glass pack mufflers to get a nice throaty tone!
He had the factory interior completely restored with re-dyed plastic, black carpet and leather seats out of a 04’ Mustang. Harris also added a few other unique features in the cabin to make it more his style. Those features include a Grant Formula GT steering wheel, Cobra style 5-speed shift knob, black headliner with sun visor deletes and a map pocket delete.
- 2.3L Turbo (Out of a Thunderbird Coupe)
- Garrett Air Research T3 Turbo
- 3″ Down Pipe
- Dual Glasspack Mufflers
- LX Stainless Exhaust Tips
- 17” Saleen SC Wheels
- Nexen N3000 Tires
- 245/45/17 (Front) and 275/40/17 (Rear)
- 82′ Mustang GT Hood Scoop
- Cervini Grille Bar Delete
- 04′ Mach 1 Chin Spoiler (Modified to fit)
- 93′ GT Spoiler and Hatch
- Lue Creative/5.0Resto/LMR Graphics Package
- 04′ Mustang Leather Seats
- Complete Plastic Re-Dye
- Map Pocket Delete
- Grant Formula GT Wheel with Quick Release
- Black Headliner with Sun Visor Delete
- UPR Products
- Out to Pasture Pony Parts
- Forbes Custom Effects
- Rick and Amy Lue