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Mission Accomplished - Mondeo in Midlandland

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Righto, since my evenings have been taken over renovating the house again I have no time for two car shitery.

 

I fired the Mondeo up for the first time in a month to move it out of the way of a delivery of 12 tonnes of hardcore and realised how neglected it is.

 

Unlike the galaxy, where I have fixed things, the Mondeo is very much in the ‘two steps backward phase’.

 

The eml is now flashing but a quick run on my private* road confirmed it will drives fine so maybe because it’s been sat?

 

I’m not going to fix the bits myself, nor am I going to have spare funds to pay a man to do so given the eye bleeding rate cash is pissing away on the house again so this is a roffle :)

 

I paid £500 but given it’s gone backwards, but still has ticket to July I think £5 a head is fair, or 3 for a lucky £13.

 

Good

Full black dead cow

2.5 V6 petroleums

Full main stealer history

Heated bum cheeks

Ticket to July

Half a tank of petrol included

Brand new fitted boot liner...mmm rubber

 

Bad

Needs a radio

New centre console to fix marks caused by my ham fists

Noisy wheel bearing drivers side needs attention (new pair supplied)

Locking wheel nut is AWOL making wheel bearing a nuisance to do

EML is now on but seems to drive ok

It’s a bit denty and scuffed around the place but nothing dangerous.

 

Indifferences

Replacement centre console to fix scratches caused by me trying to get out radio included

30mpgs ish

 

It’s in Castleford, West Yorkshire.

 

Pics to follow.

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Does it have an alarm?

Unsure, I’ll don balaclava on the way to work, reconstruct a perimeter intrusion and report back.

 

It does have an auto dimming rear view mirror so if your carjacker has a head torch at least you won’t be dazzled during the ordeal.

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Look over the pictures of the inside of the boot with all the crap in it. It was my attempt at a fairly shit joke.

He's done two four leggeds tools

 

He's now looking for a two leggeds tool to take it off his hands.

 

Sorry, could not resist that one.

 

It is a well giffered Ghia is that, but GLWTS, it should do someone OK

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How bad is the wheel bearing, cause they’ll go on a for quite a while when they start making a noise?

I’ve stuck about 800 miles on it without drama. It’s noisier at certain speed but the radio was drowning it out till I broke it.

 

No major vibrations through the wheel just a drone.

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