Project Contour SE (1995 Ford Contour SE)

 

 

Purchased  '95 SE MTX used in March 1997. Original build date is November 1994. It is Midnight Red with Gray Leather, and a MTX.

New factory 2.5L Duratec long block installed in April 1997. The only option missing is Traction Control.

 

View the Dyno Page for results on this vehicle. (Christopher A. Wong's SE)

View the Contour Exhaust Page for sounds of this vehicle. (Dual Exhaust System 2)

 

Pictures taken May 3, 2003

MSDS y-pipe, jet coated, special 14 gauge steel, installed.

 

Pictures taken April 20, 2003

CTA Duratec Intake Pipe and CTAFilter Induction Kits installed.

 

 

Pictures taken March 23, 2003

Focus SVT wheels installed.

 

 Pictures taken December 2001

Chrome Cougar Wheels (removed) and New Rear Exhaust Section.

CTA Exhaust System 1 shown.

 

 Pictures taken September 2001

 

 

Pictures taken April 2001

MSDS Headers Installed

Modded Y-pipe and cat Front pre cat removed Front pre cat and header Front header installed Front header, another pic
 
Rear pre cat Rear pre cat removed Rear header installed Rear header, another pic  

 

Pictures taken May 2000

Brembo Cross Drilled Rotors and KVR Carbon Fibre Pads Installed.

Front Brakes

Rear Brakes

 

Pictures taken May 2000

Unorthodox Underdrive Pulley Installed.

 

Here is a history of the modifications to this vehicle:

Performance and Handling Mods

  • Installed new and improved MSDS Y-pipe with Jet Hot Coating and heavier 14 gauge steel. (May 3, 03)

  • Car Sound 3" high flow catalytic converter installed (April 21, 03)

  • CTA Duratec Intake pipe and CTA Filter Induction Kit installed. (April 20, 03)

  • Superchip NUN1RSIM installed with new module. (October 28, 02)

  • MSDS headers removed. New stock pre cats installed. (October 26, 02)

  • SVT 278mm front cross drilled rotors installed (April 02)

  • MSDS y-pipe installed. Modified stock y-pipe removed (February 02)

  • Remove NUN3 computer and reinstall NUN1 computer. (January 17, 02)

  • 98.5 SVT upper intake manifold installed. (December 8, 01)

  • Diablosport custom chip NUN3dihr.cry. (December 8, 01) (Removed with computer change)

  • New rear exhaust section from rear splitter and back including dual Magnaflow 14416 mufflers, dual 3 1/4"x 3 3/4" oval, polished angle cut and rolled exhaust tips. (December 01, 01)

  • Diablo Sport custom computer chip installed, tested and removed. (June 01)

  • Modified stock SVT y-pipe with new collector and flanges, 2 1/2" CATCO cat installed. (June 7, 01)

  • Stainless steel brake lines installed. (June 02, 01)

  • Magnaflow 2 1/2" stainless steel muffler installed. (May 26, 01) (Dynomax Ultraflo muffler removed)

  • Hermoff 3" high flow cat (Installed April 21, 01)

  • MSDS headers and y-pipe. (Installed April 14, 01) (Removed October 26, 02)

  • Superchip NUN1.RSIM (Installed March 01, removed April 01)

  • Modified stock y-pipe with new collector and flanges (Jan 20, 01) (Removed April 21, 01)

  • BAT 19mm rear sway bar bushings. (November 00)

  • Switched to Mobil 1 5W30 synthetic oil. (October 00)

  • Stainless steel resonators installed after rear Y (September 00)

  • CATCO  hi flow catalytic converter. (June 00) (Removed April 21, 03)

  • Unorthodox Racing Ultra Street underdrive pulley. (July 20, 00)

  • CTA custom cat back exhaust system with Dynomax Ultraflo muffler. (June 14, 00)

  • Brembo cross drilled rotors, silver cadmium plating, with KVR carbon fibre pads. (June 7, 00)

  • Superchip NUN1_309R-02309. (May 00) (Removed January 01)

  • SVT throttle body and hardware. (April 00)

  • Magnecor Race Wires. (April 00)

  • Bosch Platinum +4 Plugs. (April 00)

  • Energy Suspension sway bar bushings. (April 00)

  • '98 Front motor mount with Energy Suspension motor mount inserts. (November 99)

  • '98 SVT rear motor mount. (October 99)

  • KKM True Rev Induction Kit with modified cold air duct. (August 99)

  • Split Dual Exhaust with Flo Pro Mufflers and 3" Chrome Rolled Tips. (September 99)
    Replaced Stock Resonator with Glass Pack. (March 99)

  • American Racing Wheels AR29 16x7" with Toyo Proxes FZ4 205 55 VR16 (October 98)

 

Appearance Mods

  • 02 SVT Focus 17" wheels and tires installed (October 11, 02) (Cougar chrome wheels removed)

  • Windows tinted (28% all doors, 18% rear window) (March 12, 02)

  • 99 Cougar chrome six spoke wheels (December 8, 01)

  • Kenwood 8009 head unit, Kenwood 6 pack CD changer, Pheonix Gold 450 Amp, MB Quartz front speakers, 2x12" JL Audio speakers with subwoofer box (May 20, 01)

  • Eurolite Xenon foglight bulbs (893) (February 01)

  • OBX Aluminum Racing Pedals (February 01)

  • Richbrook gearshift knob and parking brake handle (December 00)

  • Eurolite Xenon headlight bulbs (55w/65w). (October 00)

  • Team Voodoo smooth black shift knob. (April 00)

  • Alpena Aluminum Racing Pedals. (December 99) (Removed February 01)
    Blacked Out the Chrome Bumper Strips with Thick Pin Striping. (May 97)

  • AutoVentshade Bugflector (July 97)

 

Possible Future Modifications and Upgrades:

SACHS clutch kit and SVT flywheel.

Lowering springs and struts.


 

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