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Old 06-07-2012, 10:42 PM   #1
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My 1999 Escort

Hey, I'm new here, and I just thought I'd share my car with you guys.
I'm open to any opinions, and advice with what I should do next.

I bought it last March with 155k miles and now it's got 159k. It's a manual, and about as base as you can get. I think the only option it has on it is the power windows. Well, here's some pics for ya

The day I bought it (Mid March):



My first aesthetic mod, nightshaded taillights:


Second aesthetic mod, restored steelies. They were very rusty under the hubs, so I grinded them down and repainted them:


And my newest addition, done yesterday is my headlights:




I got this at the Spring Into Focus event with my friend, Flamebird13



My next project is to fix the few rust patches, and touch up some paint chips. I should be getting some tints soon too, but I'm not sure how dark I should go (suggestions?) I also should be getting a new radio, along with my dad's old bazooka sub.


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Old 06-07-2012, 11:35 PM   #2
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I had a friend in high school that had one of these. Brings back memories
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:45 PM   #3
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Hey I remember you. I was the one who handed you the FF sticker lol. Anyways welcome to the forum.
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:18 AM   #4
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Looking good so far. Now all you need are wheels and a drop. lol
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:04 AM   #5
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Clean little scort , some wheels and window would be nice

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Old 06-08-2012, 11:37 AM   #6
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:46 AM   #7
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welcome. this car does bring back memories. i like the tail lights. and i have to agree with everyone and all you need is tint, drop, and wheels.
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Ahh brings back memories of my 94 scort. I think you'll be happy with 20% tint. I had that on my black sedan Focus. Lowering kits are rather inexpensive if I remember correctly. I also did the same with my steel wheels.



I used a CherryBomb Glasspack on my scort. These were back in my highschool days so forgive the jerry-rig looking job.

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more pics of the tails please.
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more pics of the tails please.
I'll put them up tomorrow

As for tints, I should be getting them within a few weeks, with my graduation money. Not too sure about lowering it, cuz the car is still technically my dad's and he probably wouldn't let me. And wheels, I really want but don't have the money for :( not on my Burger King wages anyways.
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