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Many of you have seen the past posts documenting this vehicle from about the 100,000 mile mark. For the newcomers, it is a 2006 GT delivered new to me in Sept 2005. It has many mods (see sig) but no F.I. This is the best, most reliable car I've ever owned and I usually don't keep a car passed 60K. Car hasn't seen the dealer in about 2 years. Below is the recap with some updated routine maintenance.......How long will she go and is there another S197 out there of any year with more miles?
>>> Fuel Pump - had replaced as a preventative measure due to TSB
>>> Rear end whine - repaired early under warranty - bad clutch pack
>>> Coolant flush/fill
>>> Airbag recall - haven't had done
Maintenance By Me
>>> Approx 33 synthetic oil changes since 2k
>>> Multiple fuel filters
>>> Serpentine belt Twice as preventative measure
>>> Clean air filter
>>> Cabin filter
>>> RP fluid in trans (once) and rear diff
>>> Hawk Brakes/slotted rotors at about 125K?
>>> 4 sets of tires + oe
>>> Optima yellow top battery
>>> Spark plugs at 105k - tsb to the letter - no breakage
>>> Alternator at 155,000
>>> Added about 6 oz of radiator fluid the other day
>>> Couple tail light bulbs
Has not been done
>>> Anything AC
>>> Steering rack still tight like new
>>> Runs perfectly (and strong)
>>> No smoke
>>> Uses about 1/4 quart oil after 5,000 miles
>>> EVERYTHING on the car still works
Clutch is still stock and tight. Burns virtually no oil between changes if any.
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2006 Black GT Manual- 211,000 Trouble-Free Miles! - Steeda CAI w/SCT BAMA 93 Race - CMDPS - JBA Headers - Pypes X with Hi Flow Cats - 4.10 Gears -Steeda UDPs - Hurst Shifter - Steeda Sport Springs - Steeda Pro Action Struts/Shocks - Steeda Adj. Panhard - Steeda Rear Sway Bar - Bullitt Steering Wheel - G-Trac Brace -OEM Mufflers - Baer Decelarotors - HAWK Pads - Royal Purple Trans/Diff Fluid ** FOR SALE ON AUTOTRADER.COM **
That is awesome. My ford ranger has 130,000 miles on her and just replaced the original spark plugs and wires. Sentamental feelings when you have a car that runs that good with over 100,000 miles. Congratulations on the vehicle.
2010 Mustang GT -
•Dual piston front calipers
•Performance front and rear brake pads
•Performance 3.73 axle ratio
•Unique front strut and rear shock tuning
•Strut tower brace
•SVT front & rear sway bars,lower rear control
•Unique ESC tuning
-401A charcoal Black w/Cashmere stripe
-HID Head Lights
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