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Old 05-21-2004, 02:20 PM   #1
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What to do with '01 SE

Hey, this is my first post. So, I have an '01 SE pretty much stock except for the sunroof. What are some of the most basic and cheapest things I should do first?





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Old 05-21-2004, 03:45 PM   #2
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Depends on what you are into, some people like the interior painting (not me) and that's darn cheap. I'm sure there will be lots of suggestions for you, plus there is a whole forum about your ZETEC engine and the performance mods you can do to it. Spend some time lookin at other sedans in the gallery and see what you like.
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Old 05-21-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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Interior painting can be good as long as you don't rice it up. The typical red car, red interior accents are aweful IMO, same as yellow or anything extremely flashy. I would stick with a different color grey or dark color to compliment the other colors in your car.

Intake would probably be the cheapest, especially if you ebay a BOMZ, not recommending that though.... like eggyolk said, check around on the threads... you'll find everything your looking for on here...
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Old 05-21-2004, 04:10 PM   #4
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i have an '01 zts

where did you get the sunroof installed? a ford dealership?

cus i would definitely love one, if its not too expensive.
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Old 05-21-2004, 04:54 PM   #5
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Not sure where sunroof came from. Got it used. Real good price too. Got it in Feb. with 32K miles for $7800. Only problem I've had is the check engine light coming on when it's not suppossed to, but I just got that fixed yesterday. Someday, I want an '05 ZX3.
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The sunroof comes from the factory usually.. though if it was not an option on the 01 SE, I would guess it would be a pretty expensive aftermarket mod.
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what engine does your SE have? i believe in 01 they could either come with the zetec or the SPI. before you try any engine mods you will need to know what you have under the hood. then check out the respective tech chat for your eninge.

exterior wise, the engine doesnt matter, just your style. i say for a cheap frist mod, try the interior paint, or debadging. it is a good place to get started and a way to personalize your car to your tastes.
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It's a Zetech and why would I possibly want to debadge my car? That's like a guy getting a vesectimy.
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to make it look more clean......
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It's a Zetech and why would I possibly want to debadge my car? That's like a guy getting a vesectimy.
no, its a "zetec". and debadging will make your se look awesome. check mine out if you want to see what i mean. oh, btw, welcome to the forum.
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