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Hit by Lightening at 60 mph

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Sounds like you are well on the way back to having a good TC.  The under car faring must help the TC a lot because Ford would not install something that the owner can't see and would not ask for .   The Rear shocks should be an easy fix if you are handy.  Shockware house has good prices.

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My Transit Is just fine now and that big fiberboard lower chassis cover under the engine Ford Lost has been replaced with a brand new one free of charge.

The new rear shocks are on and handling Is much Improved, Must have need to replace them sooner.

The best part Is I am changing jobs this month and where I used to drive 1500 to 1900 miles a week before the lightening strike I will work locally.

I will work four to five shifts a week driving only 100-150 miles a week plus the Mustang Is now paid for and the Transit has only 73,000 miles and should last me along time. I no longer actually need the Transit but It will still be perfect because It Is now My official mountain bike hauler :P

Hanging bikes on the back of the Mustang Is just wrong In so many ways :P

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Awesome!. Congratulations!!  :thumbsup::clapping:

And yes.. a bike rack on a Mustang is just wrong.

Tiller

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Remember me ?

My Droid is now at 105,000 miles, I'm retired and have moved to the Smoky mountains.

I finally had to repair something, the driver side door latch, and they did the sliding door recall fix what ever that was I don't know 😛

 

So !

105,000 miles, 

BLASTED by a lightning strike,

with only two other repairs in the life of this minivan,

Before the strike a $225 A/C temp control thermostat, 

and just now a door latch $364, both dealer repaired.....

I'd call that a very reliable vehicle.

 

I think I'll get the transmission and the cooling system flushed

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Good idea.  Don't wait on it.  Especially the transmission.  Although you never really hear of it, the coolant is important.  You don't want electrolysis in the cooling system.

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The vehicle that got hit was it a TC or a regular Transit ?  If it was a TC was it a 2nd generation, didn't see it mentioned in your first post .

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Posted (edited)
On 3/16/2019 at 1:43 AM, herb said:

The vehicle that got hit was it a TC or a regular Transit ?  If it was a TC was it a 2nd generation, didn't see it mentioned in your first post .

2015 LWB XLT 2.5 engine

1st gens had a 2.0 Liter engine I think..

Edited by Osco

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