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Up for COTM voting is my 1997 Mercury Sable GS. I have owned the car since 2001 and have recently added features to make it stand out.

Here is a list of the standard features of this Sable:
  • Vulcan Powered V6 Engine (runs perfect!)
  • GS Trim Package
  • Power Seat, power windows, power locks, power mirrors
  • Six speaker OEM Sound System
  • Air conditioning with manual HVAC controls
Stuff that I added:
  • 16" Gen2 Taurus SHO rims with General Exclaim P225/55R16 tires
  • ASC Powered Moon Roof
  • Pure Engery Concepts Xenon headlamps
  • Code-A-Alarm Keyless entry Alarm system with remote start
  • TCCA Midwest Decal (a must have!)
 

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Lookin' good. I must admit the slicers look a TON better than I thought they would! Very nice choice!
 

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Nice car, a few questions though. What is that thing by your MAF, its close to the yellow dipstick, and it looks to be zip tied, or something? Also since your Vulcan has a few things moved around in the engine bay compared to mine, what is that above the 0 in 3.0 that is silver and cylinder shaped with something coming out of it? Last question is that the PCV Valve to the left of the IAC? I am looking to replace mine but am not sure as to what im looking for, and how to do it, cheap part to replace anyways.

Nice clean car and nice clean rims!

Nick Saturday
 

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Nice car, a few questions though. What is that thing by your MAF, its close to the yellow dipstick, and it looks to be zip tied, or something? Also since your Vulcan has a few things moved around in the engine bay compared to mine, what is that above the 0 in 3.0 that is silver and cylinder shaped with something coming out of it? Last question is that the PCV Valve to the left of the IAC? I am looking to replace mine but am not sure as to what im looking for, and how to do it, cheap part to replace anyways.

Nice clean car and nice clean rims![/b]



Nick,

Thanks! The circled part is the fuel pressure regulator. The PCV valve is mounted in the valve cover in the area of the red line I have drawn. The thing by the MAF is my siren for the alarm system and the cables for that.

James
 

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Thank you James, and again wonderful car I love black, and thanks for pointing that out to me in the picture.
May I inquire you as to consider clear side markers as your next aestetic mod, they look nice especially on black, and if you by the correct ones (APC). I LOVE THE SHO RIMS!

Nick Saturday
 

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I have a set of clears on the way but was so excited after getting the tires/rims installed I didn't want to wait.
 

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Where did you order your clears? I want some for mine but they cost like 50$ a set
from what I've seen
 

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I ordered them on ebay. I haven't got them yet so I don't know how good they are. The price is good, it even comes with a bulb.

Clear Side Markers
 

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That's the lowest I've seen em, thanks for the link, your sunroof is SICK by the way you got my vote
 

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looks good with the rims, budda, there are some for like $15, but they look really s***ty, the ones on my moms car are the quality ones that were 1st produced, look like oem except white. but have the same texture and everything, dont be fooled by imitation

FordAspireGV. u noted that u have an aftermarket sunroof, how has it been, any leaks? how much was the install and did it have a warranty?
 

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No leaks since 2001. It even has a cover that you can slide to cover up the sunroof. I have had many sunroofs and have never had any trouble with them. The ASC is one of the better ones on the market. I am not sure of the cost since I had the dealer arrange to install this moon roof but I have priced them out to be $350 for one like mine.
 

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SilverKnight,



Here are the controls for the ASC Moonroof.
 

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thats pretty clean lookin, ur sunroof motor is mounted behind the sunroof, right? i wonder if they would do it like that, or like the oem front design. i was thinkin about a full length ragtop tho, those are cooler
 

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The rims look good and it's clean.
 

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Thanks for voting for my Sable for COTM. It will be an honor to represent the club for a month.

Thanks again,

James

 
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hey congrats james!!! now, you live a mile away from me, and i STILL haven't seen Bruce's brother, wtf?? I'm keeping my eyes open for ya!! Congrats hun!

Sable PRIDE!
 

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Congrats on the win, props from me, that sunroof owns all!!
 

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Thanks again guys! You both have very cool cars. I hope you guys give it another shot.

Bruce, continue to be on the lookout. I will try to make the next Midwest meet so I can see everyone.
 
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