Ball popped out of cup in distributor.
Brake Disc gouged. Problem was due to missing pad clip causing pad to run to metal.
Brake fluid boiled. Needed draining & Replacing.
New Clutch at approx 80000 Miles.
Brakes still dodgy after being seen by three different garages.
New Water pump. Where the metal spindle went through the plastic 'stirrer', it had sprung a leak.
2 sets of New front tyres (down to driving style more than the car). 1 new set of rears (with second set of fronts)
Doors don't fit properly, LOTS of wind noise at motorway speeds.
Point (the steering) and squeeze (the throttle) handling.
Steering is "talkative", you can feel everything the front wheels are up to through the wheel.
Mine is timed "up" slightly and has a modified warm air intake so it goes through the front grille instead of joining from a bracket above the exhaust manifold.
Can keep up with a 1.8 Litre Focus around the country lanes.
Will cruise all day at 90mph on the Motorway.
Runs out of steam at 100Mph.
Will beat most cars to 40Mph, then runs out of steam.
Rev limiter cuts in @ 30 in 1st, 50 in 2nd, 70 in 3rd (I haven't hit the limiter yet in 4th or 5th).
Seats are comfy (even with a bad back).
Engine management system is good. When my lower cam-belt pulley went, the top half of the engine wasn't damaged as the EMU cut it off (at least that's what the bloke at the garage said.
Problems getting New Parts where I live. Took a fortnight for a touch-up pen to arrive!
Headlights are as good as having a candle behind the lenses.