This is possibly one of the best cars I
have ever owned. It is fast, fun, easy
to modify(I have a supercharged one
with over 530hp and it runs 12.8s at
the 1/4). And when you want it too it
hauls your family to where they want to
A fast 5-speed car with great
handling with good high preformance car.
Bad for tranmission problems
because I put in 2 of them and the trans
when it breaks it leaks on the clutch
making it a replacment too. Hard on the
front drive axels being replaced about 3
Motor is still great and not
burning oil or knocking on startup.
I have now owned by SHO for 5 years -
it is one fast car - modify just a
little and it gets down right scary.
Too bad it has a ford body - if the car
was built like the engine it would be a
guaranteed hit - but I still love it -
nothing can keep up with it. I am now
restoring the body [only part that
needs work!]. It was the success that
almost was a hit...
Watch out for *expensive* replacement
parts for this car-- the body and
interior may be a Taurus (ie, cheap
mass-manufactured parts), but the engine
was low-volume... There aren't a large
number of aftermarket suppliers for this
car, so engine parts are expensive.
Qualified repair shops are also tough to