Yep, another going on the market, We're 'Family Planning' now that it's the new year! The tax reminder just came through the door so I've decided to put the ol' bella on a sorn,
We've had mostly good times, but with the current niggles, I don't see the point in investing any more money as the market is in a plummet with current GTV prices, I'd probably only get around £400 for her at the moment! Will be sticking her on eBay this weekend.
She's being replaced by an 03 Jag X type 2.5 V6, mainly for the NCAP rating, safety features, Ford parts discount etc, I'm becoming a grandad at 27!!!
As for the GTV, she's just hit 80K with FSH up until I bought her, I then carried out all servicing, new plugs, regular oil changes, 2 recent tyres on the front, I'm the first male owner!
The perks I've added are a new sound system install with Vibe SLK speakers, Bellini GTR 18' wheels, Lusso red leather interior with red carpet, Kenwood CD player, new thermostat in august, new wiper blades, new front pads, NGK sparkies,
Unfortunately the cons are that some cow decided to reverse into the rear bumper and left a white scrape, luckily it's just a small dent and white scratches, the car is Galvanised to it won't corrode, the Bonnet has had a dink and exposed the fibreglass (Don't know how the **** it happened), The bonnet was resprayed and is slightly out on the colour, The gearbox needs replacing (Second synchro is out, will engage in low revs) However I have a recon'd gearbox to go with the car!
The car is on an S and I believe it's one of the first Phase 2's to hit the market, She also comes with her original 15'' steel rims and hub caps
There's a slight wobble at 60mph but this is due to the idiots at Kwik fit forgetting to put my spigot rings back in and thus the wheels slightly face up by 1mm difference but the spigot rings themselves are only £14.99 for 4.
Apart from the above, the car has been in daily use until this crimbo, We currently use the Mrs' Citreon C3 as it's soo economic, 58MPG and has plenty of features to keep me occupied!
If anyone's interested in making an offer, go for it, It'll only go on ebay otherwise
I'll keep viewing the forum though, I'm tempted to buy a Brera at some point next year