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General Information

Year
2001
Make
Ford
Model
Taurus SEL
Color
WT/ white performance white
Packages
SEL
History
purchased at 141k in early 2014. daily driver and part time delivery starting around here 157k mark.

shop repairs:
fuel pump was < $200 from AutoZone Labor < $200
trans gasket replaced < $200 from HITECH car wash and lube
ac compressor removal and bypass pulley installed $418 (same local place who did the fuel pump)

self maintenance
Idle Air Control Valve: replaced with duralast part # tv2009 $56. AZ suggest tv284 $35, which is the wrong one despite what there data suggest. tv2009 works better but not perfectly when driving from park. idles just fine. I'll be buying the MC part Cx-1779 soon.
TPS, EGR valve , EVR, battery, sparkers, UIM gasket, air box and vacuum lines
PCV valve and connector both from MC

additives used regularly
Lucas oil stabilizer. using at 10-15% oil capacity
-previous oil change I used %40 capacity for 3000+ miles along with 5 oz of
Seafoam MT
Seafoam Motor Treatment via fuel tank and vac line to vac distributer box
Seafoam Spray
2001 Ford Taurus SEL (WT/ white performance white)

Modifications

Drivetrain
currently using QS 10w30 Durability that and LOS 3/4 qt.

switching to MC 5w20 synthetic blend next OC

engine is standard 24v duratec 3.0
anxn ATM
everlast battery
Exterior
clay bar using megs kit $22
clayzilla kit $18
megs rubbing compound
megs liquid cleaner wax with 6" orbital machine
turtle wax ice sealant kit $7
turtle wax Wheel and Tire cleaner $4
all items from Walmart

professionally buffed the hood
Audio
standard
Suspension
OEM which is all completely shot
Wheel and Tire
16" alloy
Windsor tires $83

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