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Old 07-03-2019, 11:40 AM
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Hey MC crew. I live in VA, and recently bought this 03 SS. Not a bad car. I bought it to flip, but I just keep driving it to work. 254k miles, and runs and drives great. There are things that need to be tended to, and I've already done work to it. But, for now it's my DD.

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Old 07-03-2019, 12:14 PM
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Welcome! Looks like a nice daily, some TLC and bet it can shine close to new again!
Old 07-03-2019, 12:27 PM
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Thanks. So far I've replaced the pass headlight, lower control arms, tie rod ends, sway bar end links, evap purge solenoid (still a P0446), front pads and rotors (Powerstop slotted and Z23), left front wheel bearing (still a C1225), window switch, coolant sensor, intake gaskets, the dash piece with hazard switch, wiper blades and cabin air filter. So, I'm a whole $1400 into it. At that price, I can still throw more parts at it. Needs a catalytic convertor, and parts to fix the P0446, probably charcoal canister or vent valve. I'm also getting a C1218, and C1243, which seem to be indicating a bad BVCM, or such. Not sure how far I'll chase that down. The AC is not working, but I can discuss that in another forum.

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Old 07-03-2019, 12:55 PM
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Old 07-10-2019, 06:01 PM
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The car to me seems to have a lot of bass. I can't find a sub anywhere, but don't think one is hidden either. Definitely vibrates the rear view mirror, and you can feel the drum kicks. For a factory setup, it rocks pretty good. Good enough for a DD.I don't know why i posted a pic of the dirty car, before I washed it. Oh, I changed the heater core too.
Old 07-11-2019, 07:54 AM
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