NEW RIDE 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis


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I know my grandparents white Marquis required a ton of clay barring. The paint had tons of those little rust-spot looking things.
 
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Replaced the power mirror switch this morning. Installed the phone holder. Next will be an FM radio AUX cord adapter thing so I can listen to music other than the 2 cassette tapes and couple CDs I still own.
 

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I ran no front plate in IL for 3.5 years because the Volt didn't have a mount. Never had an issue. Its an add on ticket so just don't get pulled over.
 
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I ran no front plate in IL for 3.5 years because the Volt didn't have a mount. Never had an issue. Its an add on ticket so just don't get pulled over.
I didn’t run a plate for a long time on the camaro either but Schaumburg stared to pull me over for it and issue warnings. Luckily since this will stay titled in FL where they don’t have front plates it won’t be an issue.
 

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I got pulled over once in 6 years of having the Mustang for no front license plate. I think the cop was looking for impaired drivers and he just thought it was a good probable cause. He just gave me a warning.
 

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Never have had issues with no front plate on any of the cars (other than the Suburban's, as those are are the only ones in my fleet to actually have them on).
 

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I’d get front plate tickets left on the windshield in the city. Never pulled over though.
 

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I’d get front plate tickets left on the windshield in the city. Never pulled over though.

i got one on my 2wd pickup truck while it was parked in ohare's lot F pulled into a spot not backed in :rofl:




fuckin' bogus.
 
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Supposedly the 5.4 Tritons swap pretty easily into one of these. I may be trolling a bit there......

That is pretty well Grandpa fresh though, should be a nice daily.
 

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Omg nice car. That looks like an ultimate edition, they are fully equipped they even have RAS rear air suspension. I have one 03 fully loaded too of which is now my project car, drove it for years.
You can actually put 2005-2014 mustang wheels all plug and play no adaptors needed. I swapped a 32v engine on mine and added a few other stuff, sadly is getting rusty lol. Enjoy the car, and as for the radio I got an android head unit with a lot of stuff, looks nice and does a lot.
Nice car
 
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Omg nice car. That looks like an ultimate edition, they are fully equipped they even have RAS rear air suspension. I have one 03 fully loaded too of which is now my project car, drove it for years.
You can actually put 2005-2014 mustang wheels all plug and play no adaptors needed. I swapped a 32v engine on mine and added a few other stuff, sadly is getting rusty lol. Enjoy the car, and as for the radio I got an android head unit with a lot of stuff, looks nice and does a lot.
Nice car
Thank you! Yup it is an ultimate edition. It no longer has the air suspension though. It was converted to standard springs because it kept having problems with it just sitting outside in the Florida weather for months at a time. It’s been great thus far.
 
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A fresh wash. Unreal how the only rust on the car is a tiny spot on the roof from the salt spray in Florida. Underside is minty. Now I have to put a muffler on it so my wife won’t like to drive it as much.

Ohh and get some damn wheels and lower the car a bit.
 
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Yup.. so looking into another set of wheels for the car the past week. Mostly looking to Get some snow tires for the stock wheels or whatever I can find. Well I walk outside to head to the bank and look at some wheels for sale locally I notice the tire was low. As soon as I touch the valve to unscrew the cap the entire center of the valve flies off and the tire goes flat..


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so I put the spare on and a shop has the wheel now to put a new valve in. I have a feeling my grandpas use of metal caps cranked onto the stem with a ratchet to keep, “those darn kids from stealing them” did this in.

Kind of bummed too because the wheels I was looking at just sold. Would have been good too as he was using them on a crown Vic and had new tires on them. Ohh well.
 

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