What did you do to your 3rd gen today??

Discussion in '3rd Gen 1997-2002 2.0L SOHC' started by ndlm8888, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. ndlm8888

    ndlm8888 scortin daily

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    Just wanted to start one of these for us 3rd gen ppl...

    I rotated my tires, set my front camber and toe.
    And cleaned my wheels.

    Tell us what u did??
  2. ShakeZilla19

    ShakeZilla19 My name is ^^^

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    I drove it. xD
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    I replaced the outer tie rods.

    this weekend, I did plugs, wires, a few random vac lines, tb gasket, iac gasket, new exhaust, exhaust gaskets, and both o2 sensors
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    ndlm8888 scortin daily

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    ^Nice.. Running better I bet.
    I painted my h.o. header today. We will see how long it stays on for..
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    Ranger024x4 FEOA Member

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    nice!

    mines running a bit better. still runs rich though. I think i have a bad maf
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    ndlm8888 scortin daily

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    Change my oil today full synthetic 5w-30 new STP filter.. At 168,5k... Also flushed motor with motor medic motor flush.
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    Gamer92 FEOA Donator

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    Was rear ended . Now it's time to decide if its worth fixing, or just driving till it dies. 164k and no major issues, but I have done a lot of interior cleaning and did most of my own repairs and maintenance.
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    ndlm8888 scortin daily

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    ^ how bad was it? Just the bumper?
    I tweaked the camber alil -1 up front got alil more castor too. Much better w/o p/s.
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    Ranger024x4 FEOA Member

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    sold my roofrack yesterday
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    Sorry, I just now saw your reply. I don't seem to be getting the e-mails I was before the new update. It damaged the bumper, rear panel and the trunk pan, body shops wanted 4500 but I just mounted a new bumper and whacked the trunk latch a few times and its good enough for me.

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    Replaced my stock headlights with "black" headlights. I wasn't sure how they would look on my blue Escort SE, but i think they look pretty good.

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    ShakeZilla19 My name is ^^^

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    In the processes of replacing my front wheel bearings. Without a press :D
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    ndlm8888 scortin daily

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    Gamer92 that sucks but it looks good now.
    Shakezilla19 so how did the wheel bearing go.
    I washed and waxed my car
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    Yes, I was actually pissed when it happened, and wanted to just trash the car, but with it being my first car, and seeing how newer cars are harder to work on and this one is pretty easy. I decided to keep it and just replace the bumper and hammer the trunk area a bit. Sucks that the person didn't have insurance, but insurance would have totaled it anyway.
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    If I was not at fault and somebody did that to my car I would give them the estimate for the damages and demand they pay for it. If they refused I would take them to court, asking for the damages and court costs.
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    ShakeZilla19 My name is ^^^

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    Well waiting on the new bearings to come in. I have one side fully broken down. ill probably paint the spindle in the mean time. I may also posts some pics in my build thread.
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    I would love to take them to court and make them pay for it. However, they didn't have insurance and I doubt they have enough money to pay for the damages. I would just hate to waste that time and money taking them to court and winning, yet not get any money since they may not have it.
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    ShakeZilla19 My name is ^^^

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    Just finish the bearing job, the roaring is gone :D. I also change the trans fluid and engine oil.
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    Replaced my foggy headlights with fresh ones.
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    Changed oil and discovered my rear transmission mount is shot. I knew the front was bad, but the rear is worse. Going to have some fun replacing both in a week or so.
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