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Icon10 Finally made it into the world of SVT!

Well as some or most know the 04 will be up for sale soon. So I needed a reliable DD to replace it. I found this score at a local nissan dealer ship.

2000 Ford Contour SVT
86k miles!

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Thing is quick! Handles sooooooo nice too!
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I like it. I would rock it
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Nice! Headlights need work lol
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Very good condition for how old those things are! Sad to see the 04 go but gotta do what ya gotta do.
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Not bad, looks pretty clean but the headlights need a polishing asap.
Why is the 04 going away?
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thats pretty damn clean!
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clean car! What's under the hood of those things anyway? Looks just like a SHO engine in there. But what do I know? nothin'. lol.
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badass mike!
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I've always liked those. Faster and better handling than a 325 BMW of the same years. Awesome little cars and a great sounding exhaust (especially for a V6!).

Get some new headlights and keep'r clean

Shane - 2.5L V6 in there, manual trans only and 200hp IIRC. Suspension got a good chunk of work too. They were on the short list for cars before I got into the Ranger world. Those, Mark VIII's and a few other cars got the "interesting yet reliable" badge from me.
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Nice looking car! I always liked them.
There is someone not too far from me who put a 3.0L DOHC into one of them.... just an idea... haha
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Nice!!!! my buddy had one back in high school with some work done to it, he would kill Honda's, people would make fun of it until they got beat lol.
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Shane - 2.5L V6 in there, manual trans only and 200hp IIRC. Suspension got a good chunk of work too. They were on the short list for cars before I got into the Ranger world. Those, Mark VIII's and a few other cars got the "interesting yet reliable" badge from me.
Thanks Steve. I've always liked 'em, just didn't know a thing about them other than they're an upsized Escort and had go-fast parts. LOL.
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nice DD. my old PE coach in high school had one and it was pretty fixed up. cool little cars.
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Nice DD , but the ID plate calls for 215/50/16 and you have 205/55/16

J/K haha great looking contour
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nice thats a 2.5L right?
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2.5L V6 in there, manual trans only and 200hp IIRC. Suspension got a good chunk of work too. They were on the short list for cars before I got into the Ranger world. Those, Mark VIII's and a few other cars got the "interesting yet reliable" badge from me.
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nice thats a 2.5L right?
Can you not read?
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^quite the first post lol



also, enjoy doing sparkplugs on that thing haha
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I like it. I would rock it
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Nice! Headlights need work lol
Yeah i'm going to see what I can do. I may just buy some new ones.

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Very good condition for how old those things are! Sad to see the 04 go but gotta do what ya gotta do.
Thanks man and yeah I hate to let it go, but life happens

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Not bad, looks pretty clean but the headlights need a polishing asap.
Why is the 04 going away?
Having to take a lot of time off work to take care of my parents. Plus it's costing me close to 500 a month. So life will get less stressful when it's gone.

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thats pretty damn clean!
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clean car! What's under the hood of those things anyway? Looks just like a SHO engine in there. But what do I know? nothin'. lol.
2.5L v6 200hp 170tq

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badass mike!
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I've always liked those. Faster and better handling than a 325 BMW of the same years. Awesome little cars and a great sounding exhaust (especially for a V6!).

Get some new headlights and keep'r clean

Shane - 2.5L V6 in there, manual trans only and 200hp IIRC. Suspension got a good chunk of work too. They were on the short list for cars before I got into the Ranger world. Those, Mark VIII's and a few other cars got the "interesting yet reliable" badge from me.
Dead on!

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Nice looking car! I always liked them.
There is someone not too far from me who put a 3.0L DOHC into one of them.... just an idea... haha
Yep the 3.0 is a popular swap, but I am going to get this as original as I can.

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Nice!!!! my buddy had one back in high school with some work done to it, he would kill Honda's, people would make fun of it until they got beat lol.
Haha nice

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Thanks Steve. I've always liked 'em, just didn't know a thing about them other than they're an upsized Escort and had go-fast parts. LOL.
interwebz are your friend lol

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nice DD. my old PE coach in high school had one and it was pretty fixed up. cool little cars.
Nice

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Nice DD , but the ID plate calls for 215/50/16 and you have 205/55/16

J/K haha great looking contour
Thanks man!

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nice thats a 2.5L right?
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^quite the first post lol



also, enjoy doing sparkplugs on that thing haha
lol I got a buddy that'll do it for me
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i love those cars, but i hear they have a lot of electrical problems.
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Thanks Steve. I've always liked 'em, just didn't know a thing about them other than they're an upsized Escort and had go-fast parts. LOL.
Actually it's a Mondeo :D
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Very nice!
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Where is the other truck.. not the 04
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i think hes keepin that one
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yep
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looks like an awesome daily Mike!
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