1990 Lincoln Mark VII

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    1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    First....what I 'traded up' from.....(1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0)




    Now.....the Mark (pics taken after a thorough wash)







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    These things are a PITA to clean.....soon to be replaced by some mags (and new tires)



    The Clarion deck included w/the car (want to swap this out for a Kenwood Excelon KDC-492)


    The previous owner did a rather sloppy job wiring up his head unit....going to have to re-glue that strip of carpet on the passenger side of the console too.


    When you turn your car on....does it return the favor?

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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    The car looks good for its age. How many miles does it have on it?
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    175,779 when I bought it

    175,880 now (went back home this weekend.....50mi there/back = 100mi)
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Quote Originally Posted by EldoFan View Post
    175,779 when I bought it

    175,880 now (went back home this weekend.....50mi there/back = 100mi)
    I figured I was reading the odometer wrong, I originally thought it said 1.7 million miles. Must of been a decimal.

    How does it drive? Any mechanical or electrical issues?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PA Dweller View Post
    I figured I was reading the odometer wrong, I originally thought it said 1.7 million miles. Must of been a decimal.

    How does it drive? Any mechanical or electrical issues?
    Other than the brakes/exhaust that I took care of this weekend, it drives beautifully.......the airbag suspension setup was replaced with regular coil springs which makes it a tad bit stiffer, but IMO, I really can't complain.

    The ABS Control Module is shot....(is an issue on these cars...see my other thread)......would probably cost north of $2k to fix, but the brakes still operate a-ok.
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Quote Originally Posted by EldoFan View Post
    Other than the brakes/exhaust that I took care of this weekend, it drives beautifully.......the airbag suspension setup was replaced with regular coil springs which makes it a tad bit stiffer, but IMO, I really can't complain.

    The ABS Control Module is shot....(is an issue on these cars...see my other thread)......would probably cost north of $2k to fix, but the brakes still operate a-ok.
    Impressive, I feel your pain with the ABS. The ABS on our Accord went twice. Enjoy your new vehicle, it sounds like you have an excellent car.
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Looks really good in that colour, I love the way those wheel wells are cut.
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Nice looking car!
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    You would've had to have been in the backseat when my dad got in for his first ride......we turned on to a major street......the exhaust is rumbling (hadn't worked on it yet).....I stepped on it....exhaust roared......he turns to me and is like "My son's got himself a ghetto cruiser....."

    Ehh....not quite pops, but I do have a pair of fuzzy dice waiting to go up once I glue the rearview mirror on
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Great photos! Thanks for sharing..

    Does your state require that the brakes (ABS) work or is that not a problem for passing inspection?

    Does n't make sense to fix the abs at 2 grand...(OUCH)

    Great car for 2 grand investment though..

    Really great style!

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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Quote Originally Posted by JBsZ06 View Post
    Great photos! Thanks for sharing..

    Does your state require that the brakes (ABS) work or is that not a problem for passing inspection?
    Nebraska, to my knowledge, doesn't have car inspections........

    The side & interior shots are my favorites there
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    Thanks for the heads up about not having inspections.. in his home state..

    I see more cool cars here in NJ sitting in driveways with failed inspections because it costs too much to fix some dumb @ss inspection issue
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Did you wash the engine bay? I'm not sure if you're supposed to on a car of that vintage, but it looks a little dusty in there.
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    Re: 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

    Quote Originally Posted by E. Haskell View Post
    Did you wash the engine bay? I'm not sure if you're supposed to on a car of that vintage, but it looks a little dusty in there.
    No.....didn't do any washing.....

    I should really get under there & clean out all the nooks & crannies carefully, but that strikes me as another afternoon-killer.......will have to wait on that
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