Upgraded headlights to Xenon:
Then went to a small car meet and by coincidence met an old friend:
The Ford got Another light upgrade, Xenon high beams (to the left):
Also got some rust taken care of:
Now it is fit for fighting the russian roads… At least I hope…
The Ford got a light upgrade, 2x18W LED and also connected the foglights for dual function, Always on when high beam on, normal function otherwise:
Also fixed some rust:
Installed some USB-Power for the Dashcam:
And the new Airdock for the phone:
Not by choice, more like, what’s most bang for no money at all kind of choice….
Turned out to be a Ford Mondeo V6, again, 2003, 185000km.
Here also loaded with christmastrees:
Since I aparently don’t have enough to do I felt the need for getting another project…
A Mercedes 170s from 1950, it is supposed to look like this:
Unfortunately mine doesn’t, restored frame and rebuilt engine:
Body in great shape, it has been stripped from paint and then left, so surface rust:
I drove roughly 1400 km that day, not fun with no Cruise Control.
More pictures from the pickup can be found here:
Can be rented if someone wants a fun car for a short time:
And no, it did not die, it is sold….
I have used it for 60 000 km, it now had 302 000 km on the meter.
It has been to Russia 3 times, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Lathvia and Finland 2 times. Have a good retirement!
You will be remembered:
I will miss it for sure…