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Goodbye Octavia... Hello Mondeo...

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It was a sad day, selling the Skoda Octavia VRS. But now I own a Ford Mondeo 2.0 Zetec (Petrol). Things that seem to be missing (that the Skoda had) heated wing mirrors, clutch foot rest, and trip computer. However, the Ford does have a front window demister - which should be standard on all cars :)


Things it needs:
Servicing? Oil, coolant flush, air filter (air filter looks okay / newish), fuel filter, spark plugs, etc?
Air vents middle.
Inlet Manifold? Worth checking? (Ford sell flaps £5 ish each. The part code (finis code) is 1317276).

Full beam headlight gone on left side

Spare key (£30 - £55 ebay) / new battery?

Sorted / Ordered:
Isofix thingies / preparation - it has them but they're behind the cloth! (Ford?) Checked with Polar Ford, and Peoples Ford they both said the Mondeo MK3 doesn't have ISOFIX, and searches on their parts database couldn't find anything for the car, however, reports on the internetsay otherwise. They are actually behind the cloth on the bottom of the…

Mini on the beach...

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...more photos available in the Mini Gallery.

WRC Rally Crashes

1hour 1minute of footage here (WRC Crash Compilation 2).
1hour 34minutes of footage here (WRC Crash Compilation 3).