Put the SVT back on the road on 5/23. It had not been driven since October. It got a bath for the first time in well over a year and finally sits clean in the garage.
No recent mods.
I will need to clear up the headlights to pass state inspection.
LGT gets a new fog light lens this month to pass state inspection.
um ... well, I crashed the car. Again. Not happy about this. But that's life.
Car is at the bodyshop, set to complete ~4/30/09.
Despite the damage, the engine still ran and nothing structural was affected. I'm told that this repair is actually easier than the last one was. Worried a bit about straight body lines, but at least I guess the car will drive the same again.
Definitely recommend this shop for a
If all goes well, my SVT will have a hand-crank from a '96 Mondeo (MKII). I have purchased the parts from eBay. Who knows how long it will take to ship, but it'd be entertaining to have the thing installed before SZ.
My moonroof works "okay" for now so I'm keeping the motor as backup in case I hate manual operation.
I passed 30,000 on Wednesday.
Goodbye factory warranty!
(Glad I purchased the 80k extended!)
- New head unit: Kenwood eXcelon KDC-X692
- E0 taillight housing
- trunk struts (not yet installed)
- New windshield washer nozzles. The motor and lines are working fine; the lines finally unfroze after two months!
- Passes 30K miles