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ArmyofOne 09-23-2013 10:34 PM

I decided to take 21 years out of my escort's interior
 
I was bored, and I had some time, so Saturday morning, bright and early, I set to work removing the interior on the 'scort for some DEEP cleaning. I had 2 goals to accomplish in performing this task:

#1- Fix anything broken that I found while removing the interior
#2- Locate the source of a HORRENDOUS FOUL ODOR that I could not pin down, and either remove it or clean it.

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...pse31dfd77.jpg

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ArmyofOne 09-23-2013 10:35 PM

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...ps9e49540a.jpg

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...ps277ad915.jpg

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...psdc9e14b9.jpg

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...psfeded332.jpg

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http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...pse370a6d2.jpg

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...ps92d286be.jpg

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http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/g...pse10457b0.jpg

Much better. I nailed the smell (whatever it was) and to be honest, I was suprised it was not nastier than it was under all that. Just some dust. I have torn apart 5 year old cars that looked worse than this one.

Stump3r 09-23-2013 10:37 PM

Now that's one method of totally cleaning a car! Well done buddy!!!

shawnu 09-24-2013 12:16 AM

Nice!!!

Every time ive taken apart interior peices(running wires for stereos)... it dont quite go back together easily for me lol.

Good job on the clean up!! What was the source of the smell?? Lol

ArmyofOne 09-24-2013 03:39 PM

I dont know exactly, but its gone now. Maybe 21 years of farting and BO in the seats? who knows. I shampooed all the upholstery and carpet.

APSTRAM 09-24-2013 06:20 PM

Looks good. did you find any loose change or anything interesting hidden.

Warlock III 09-24-2013 06:24 PM

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TkDpVFNuPa...timpy-son1.jpg

snrusnak 09-24-2013 10:46 PM

Damn, and I thought there would be a V8 at the end of this thread :(

RansRAM 09-24-2013 10:53 PM

Wow, now that is some extreme cleaning, good job :rep: So where's all the rust :4-dontknow: JK

GTyankee 09-25-2013 02:03 AM

that is one heck of a job
who the heck used to sit in the back seat on the passenger side, their shoes sure made the floor dirty, they must have worked with asphalt or something


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