So I bought a Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor back in February 2018.
It has now been exactly three years. Here are some photos of its journey in chronological order, undated. Enjoy.
Refurbishes & Modifications:
- Cruise Control Steering Wheel from a MGM or LTC (not sure which).
- Trailer Hitch, Class 5.
- Replaced nearly all suspension components - only front lower control arms, rear control arms & watts link left to do.
- Rear springs now contain a universal airbag kit from AirLift.
- Installation of removable Hella Comet 550 Fog Lights.
- Door Trim Delete.
- Roof Holes Patched & Full Body Repaint.
Future Modifications & Upgrades:
- Custom center console with accessory switch face.
- Metco Billet Watts Link & Rear Control Arms, ARP hardened watts link stud. (Price tag: $980)
- 1⅜" Front Swaybars from Eibach. (Purchased!)
- 1" Rear Swaybars from Eibach. (Purchased!)
- Transmission Rebuild with upgraded components, performance valve body. (Price tag: $1,192)
- OEM-spec Engine Rebuild with a Typhoon Intake. (This won't crack like the plastic manifolds do!)
- Stainless Works Long-Tube Exhaust Headers with high-flow cats.
- Possibly replace plastic wheel wells with welded or formed aluminum (will need to consider corrosive effects of having aluminum touching steel).
- Marty Ochs Engine Tune to wake up the engine.
- Reupholstered seats in leather patterned after the original cloth seats.
- In 10 or 15 years, car will be fully disassembled, cleaned up, and carefully reassembled after having the frame and body refurbished and repainted. Considering Titanium Gray Metallic.
Near-Term Maintenance Items:
- Front Lower Control Arm Ball Joints & Bushing Replacement.
- Upper & Lower Steering Shaft Replacement.