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The following list summarizes all known service activities performed on this vehicle. This detailed account of the vehicle's service history should demonstrate conscientious and responsible ownership throughout the vehicle's life. Records from when I purchased the vehicle (brand new) in April of 2003 through the present are 99% complete (including Ford SVT build certificate), and provide meaningful data for determining the vehicle's current condition. All of the items below can be verified with service receipts, invoices, or other means of confirmation.

Mileage Date Service Provider (Location)
53,344 01/28/08 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
55,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
Perform alignment
53,089 01/18/08 Self (Bishop, GA)
Rotate tires
49,134 10/12/07 Bandit Lube (Watkinsville, GA)
50,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
10/6/07 Self (Bishop, GA)
Install concealed hard-wired dual-receptacle switched 12V power outlet in overhead console
46,260 08/20/07 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Replace fuel filter
46,089 08/18/07 Self (Bishop, GA)
Rotate tires
46,048 08/17/07 Paul's Custom Exhaust (Snellville, GA)
Repair exhaust leak/welds
45,420 08/11/07 Bandit Lube (Watkinsville, GA)
45,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
45,407 08/11/07 Muffler Center & Brakes (Athens, GA)
Cut out old Bassani Catco catalytic convertors
Install Bassani BX250MC metal catalytic convertors
08/06/07 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Perform Safety Recall 05S28 (install fused wiring harness into speed control system)
44,785 08/03/07 MV Performance (Statham, GA)
Diagnose tapping sound
Remove driver side valve cover to access broken valve spring
Remove motor from vehicle
Disassemble head and shortblock
Repair head
Bore block, torque plate hone cylinder, install sleeve
Moly file fit piston ring
Install 0.20 over 17cc CP/Modmax forged piston
Install new intake and exhaust valves
Install new main bearings
Install new Felpro multilayer headgaskets
Install NGK TR-6 spark plugs
Install COMP Cams valve springs (26125-16)
Re-install motor in vehicle
Refill antifreeze, engine oil, oil filter
43,293 04/27/07 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Diagnose P0721 error code (speedometer flutter)
Replace output shaft speed sensor (on rear differential)
43,001 04/23/07 Muffler Center & Brakes (Athens, GA)
Replace driver-side Bassani stainless steel Y-pipe segment (54150L-3) including Catco catalytic convertor
42,769 04/16/07 Bandit Lube (Watkinsville, GA)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
42,317 04/10/07 MV Performance (Statham, GA), heads ported by Scott Milner at Coupe Performance
Diagnose leaking head gasket
Remove motor from vehicle
Disassemble heads and shortblock
Assemble new custom built longblock:
- Torque plate hone cylinders
- Replace pistons (CP/Modmax forged 17cc dish)
- Replace and file fit moly rings
- Replace main and rod bearings (Federal Mogul)
- Balance block
- Install Canton oil pan and pick-up
- Port and polish brand new Ford Romeo heads
- Perform valve-job
- Re-assemble valvetrain
- Check degree of Crower Stage 2 camshafts (.5 difference)
- Paint Romeo valve covers in Sonic Blue
- Re-assemble motor
- Install NGK TR-6 spark plugs (.40 gap)
Re-install motor in vehicle
Modify cooler line bracket
Refill Antifreeze, ATF, engine oil, replace oil filter
Dyno-tune Predator program
42,304 02/28/07 Self (Bishop, GA)
Install closed-end lug nuts and locking lug nuts
42,012 02/27/07 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Replace rear brake pads
Resurface rear rotors
41,708 02/23/07 Porterfield Tire, Inc. (Athens, GA)
Mount & balance 235/60 R18 Michelin MXM4 spare tire on Porsche Cayenne 18x8 spare wheel
41,225 02/12/07 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Perform alignment
41,061 02/10/07 Self (Bishop, GA)
Install billet aluminum wheel adapters (5x135 87mm to 5x130 71.5mm)
Mount 22x10 TSW Montage wheels with 295/30R22 Nitto 420S tires
39,170 12/23/06 Bandit Lube (Watkinsville, GA)
40,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
39,174 12/23/06 Self (Bishop, GA)
Install L&S oil separator kit
35,969 11/03/06 MV Performance (Statham, GA)
Diagnose tapping sound
Replace valve spring, valve guide, retainer
Replace valve cover gasket
34,528 10/06/06 MV Performance (Statham, GA)
Diagnose loss of coolant
Replace split heater hose
34,510 10/03/06 Self (Bishop, GA)
35,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
31,420 08/01/06 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
30,000 Mile Service
Replace oil pressure sensor/sender
Replace front brake pads
Resurface front rotors
Lube stainless steel sliders
Repack front wheel bearings
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
28,733 05/27/06 Self (Bishop, GA)
Replace barometric sensor
28,102 05/19/06 Akins Ford (Athens, GA)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
Rotate tires
Replace wiper blades
28,004 05/17/06 Tires Plus (Watkinsville, GA)
Mount & balance driver-side front tire
26,108 05/03/06 Tires Plus (Watkinsville, GA)
Patch tire
25,387 04/30/06 Tires Plus (Watkinsville, GA)
Patch tire
23,371 03/20/06 Jiffy Lube (Sterling, VA)
25,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
21,810 12/29/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Diagnose loss of AutoLamp and Overdrive Selector Switch functions
Replace fuse #29
Replace column shifter handle and pigtail assembly
21,414 11/11/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Replace fuel filter
11/11/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Replace exhaust hangers
11/05/05 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Measure performance on dyno
20,093 08/19/05 Sugarland Shell (Herndon, VA)
20,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
VA State Emissions Test
19,751 07/30/05 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Install JLP traction bars
18,599 05/25/05 Kip Killmon's Ford (Vienna, VA)
Perform alignment
Patch tire
Balance tire
18,428 05/19/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Install Roush Racing suspension kit:
- Custom-valved Bilstein shock absorbers
- New front coil springs
- New rear leaf springs
- New front bump stops
04/23/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Replace 2 exhaust hangers
04/18/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
VA State Inspection
03/30/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install COMP Cams brake vacuum canister
03/26/05 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Dyno-tune Power Surge Performance Predator tune
17,111 03/22/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
16,894 03/17/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Diablosport MAFia
Load Power Surge Performance Predator tune
15,245 02/07/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install chrome molding trim to upper and lower grill
15,362 02/07/05 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
15,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
Install magnetic drain plug
01/25/05 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Sylvania SilverStar 9007 halogen headlight bulbs
Install Sylvania SilverStar 9005 halogen foglight bulbs
14,932 01/21/05 Outrageous Performance (Hammonton, NJ)
Diagnose knocking noise
Remove oil pan and check rod bearings (#4 excessive play)
Remove & disassemble motor
Clean & inspect parts
Assemble new built shortblock comprised of:
- Existing 2003 block with light cylinder hone
- CP forged pistons
- Modmax forged connecting rods w/ ARP2000 fasteners
- Forged crankshaft
- Federal Mogul main and rod bearings
Install new motor
Respray front bumper cover
Refinish passenger door (near door handle)
14,859 12/14/04 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
13,570 11/05/04 Koons Sterling Ford (Sterling, VA)
Flush automatic transmission fluid and refill with Mobil 1 synthetic ATF (22 quarts)
13,538 11/03/04 Auto Sportsystems Group (Fairfax, VA)
Balance and rotate tires
13,546 11/03/04 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install brushed "SVT" logo door sill plates
13,481 11/01/04 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Install air conditioning relay
10/29/04 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Dyno-tune Outrageous Performance Predator program
13,123 10/25/04 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Replace battery
12,790 10/23/04 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Install Walbro 255 dual fuel pump kit
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Motorcraft 5W-20 synthetic blend)
Measure performance on dyno
12,748 10/21/04 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Dyno-tune Outrageous Performance Predator program
12,400 04/23/04 Outrageous Performance (Hammonton, NJ)
Remove stock motor
Assemble new custom-built race motor comprised of:
- New 2003 block bored .020 over
- Mahle forged pistons with 16cc dish
- Modmax forged connecting rods with ARP2000 fasteners
- Forged crankshaft
- Mildly ported heads with 3-angle valve job
- Stage 2 Crower cams, springs, retainers
- 1mm oversize intake and exhaust valves
- ARP Main Studs
- ARP Head Studs
- Federal Mogul main and rod bearings
Install new motor
11,728 11/24/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 0W-20 synthetic)
10/31/03 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Measure performance on dyno
10/31/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install updated Total Performance Solutions (TPS) 4-program chip
9,023 09/25/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
10,000 Mile Service
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 0W-20 synthetic)
09/15/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Replace (2) Denso Iridium IT-22 spark plugs
09/05/03 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Measure performance on dyno
09/03/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Total Performance Solutions (TPS) 4-program chip
08/23/03 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Measure performance on dyno
08/22/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Power Surge Performance driveshaft loop
08/15/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install driver-side rear bumper step cover
08/08/03 Auto Sportsystems Group (Fairfax, VA)
Balance and rotate tires
08/03/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Works 112 roots supercharger and intake plenum
Install Denso Iridium IT-22 spark plugs
07/29/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install larger supercharger pulley belt
07/25/03 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Install 6-lbs. lower pulley
Install Metco 90mm idler pullies
Measure performance on dyno
07/25/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Power Surge Performance 4-program chip
5,431 07/21/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
5,000 Mile Service
Install Factory Tech Valve Body (FTVB)
Install 4x4 transmission pan and transmission filter
Refill Motorcraft ATF
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
Rotate Tires
3,123 06/09/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Replace leaking tonneau cover
2,565 05/27/03 Beach Ford (Myrtle Beach, SC)
Diagnose "Service Engine Soon" warning
Possible Bassani high flow cats failing cat test on startup
05/21/03 Sound Solutions (Chantilly, VA)
Install Alpine CDA-9813 receiver with CD/MP3/WMA player and AM/FM/XM tuner
Install Alpine CHA-S634 6-Disc MP3/CD changer
Install MTX 2160 subwoofer amplifier
Install JL Audio 10W3 subwoofers in MTX Thunderform enclosure
Install Dynamat on doors
Install Focal 165K component speakers
1,352 05/08/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
Install Ground Force/Ford Racing Performance Parts (FRPP) lowering kit (springs and rear shackles)
Drain and refill oil; replace filter (Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic)
1,050 05/04/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install JDM 12" cone filter intake kit with Outerwears pre-filter
Install Autometer Phantom boost gauge/td>
05/02/03 Excessive Motorsports (Manassas, VA)
Install Bassani stainless steel cat pipes and stainless steel cat-back exhaust
244 04/24/03 California Tint (Great Falls, VA)
Install 20% metallic window tint to side windows
60 04/17/03 Self (Ashburn, VA)
Install Bedrug bed liner
Install 2003 Ford SVT Cobra 1-way PCV valve on passenger-side valve cover
Install hard-wired Valentine 1 radar/laser detector
35 04/17/03 Ted Britt Ford (Fairfax, VA)
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