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    My most recent purchase, 2001 cv, old dot car, 93,000 miles.Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	54976 has an issue with a long crank after about 2 hours (shorted time I tried) where it won't start on first crank, the day before it got ran low on gas(not by me) and the first 2 starts that day didn't do the long crank, it does seem down on power( tho I wasn't get to into it) is there a way to test the regulator?

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    Think I found some doors on a 2000 mgm tho the junk yard said they wouldn't fit, anyone know whats different on them or waht years are interchangeable? Thanks

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    The check valve in the fuel pump maybe picked up some crud, causing the long crank times. I think I’d just drive it if you can get it start eventually, maybe some fuel system cleaner and Hope it clears out. Change the fuel filter after that tank is gone.

    On the doors, the Merc doors should bolt on. The trim is different. The mercs usually got a giant hunk of plastic trim. I think the doors are the same minus any holes for mounting the trim. A body shop can make them work.

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    Search car-part.com for the doors. I'd bet you can find a set without having to deal with the extra holes from the Merc doors. Might even be able to find the same color if you're lucky.
    These are highly engineered precision vehicles, the first step in diagnosing the problem is to strike the suspected offending part sharply and repeatedly with a blunt object, then re-test.

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    ever checked the fuel filter? Might have sucked up some trash and plugged the filter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FordMan77 View Post
    Search car-part.com for the doors. I'd bet you can find a set without having to deal with the extra holes from the Merc doors. Might even be able to find the same color if you're lucky.
    Thats the first place I looked lol, closest the same color was 400 miles, the yard i was looking at was about 50 with the same color door, but a mgm

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    I do have a filter, I'm going to put on soon, but its weird the cold start this morning was quick, but when I started it about 12:30 I had to cycle the key

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    Quote Originally Posted by FordMan77 View Post
    Search car-part.com for the doors. I'd bet you can find a set without having to deal with the extra holes from the Merc doors. Might even be able to find the same color if you're lucky.
    Mine has the front moldings, and the mgm doesn't seem to have any extra chrome or anything
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    Something interesting, on carpart I put in 2000 instead of 2001 and got thisClick image for larger version. 

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ID:	54991 the 06/01/00 get the same results as the 2001 search, the 5/31/00 gets different ones

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