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HELL YEAH BUILT FORD TOUGH ALL THE WAY!!!! This is what I like to see, true Ford sprit form a true Ford owner!



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my family on my moms side has worked for Ford since 1930ish... almost all the cousins and things.. my father works for them.. my Great Uncle retired from Ford as a pay grade 13 which is good and an executive...

we are all Ford loyal, Ford has been feeding our family for almost a century... i dont see a reason yet why i wouldnt own a Ford...
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I'll own a Ford until the Company dies.... in otherwords I'll drive a Ford my entire life. I love them!
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Now my truck of choice is the tacoma, way more power precision ect. never a problem and unlike the 4.0 you can acually work on the engine. Thats the other complaint I have. The 4.0 has so much crap running around the engine and the fact you have to remove the passenger tire to replace the spark plug??? The 3.4 was a way better engine.
The 3.4 from a taco, the one that I know of tossing rods? That alledged great TRD blower and ' 7th injector ' scheme that causes a lean condition and burns pistons?

I don't think theres a problem of ' working on an engine ' with the Ford 4.0, I have no problems changing my plugs every bottle or so..



I love takin money from those RICE owners as well.
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One of my friends is a HUGE import fan, has this "race club" full of imports... he had a "meet" tonight at his place, so I decided to go... the looks I got from them when i showed up were awesome... i kept getting the "what do you have done to that thing" line. Smoked an 00 Explorer Sport tonight, which I thought was odd, since he should have the same setup as me, minus the 4.10 gears
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so yall are sayin yall hate for 1. not even ownin a ford 2. not even owning a domesitc. 3. its not even a truck?
that's the question I was waiting for. But i dont really care, my parents have an '05 explorer, my roomate an '07 focus, my sister DID have a mustang (traded for a new Jetta recently, around the time I got my GTI). Even one of my best friend's traded her '98 V6 stang in for a TDI Beetle.. like somebody said before, VW listens to the people.. but heh Volkswagen does mean 'the people's car' :) Go figure.

*not dissing ford here, but i'm just saying.
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Hey, you work for Ford so I'll keep it brief, look at the SHO, engine is a Yamaha, so if you wanna look at it in some way relating the 2 company's, there's your excuse!
gotta luv the SHO :) i miss mine
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I would like them better if my truck was not a piece of crap.
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while i really like my ranger im never gonna buy another one... prob gonna get a trailblazer or a new diesel e-class mercedes once the ranger isnt my daily driver anymore
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gotta luv the SHO :) i miss mine
I'm actually debating selling the Bronco and buying one. My fav. years are 92-95 3.2L with the manual

Still a Ford here, as well as they're fast! My friend Matt's neighbor, whom I've just recently started hanging out with, has a 91 with a remote turbo... ran a 14.1 at 105mph at 5800 feet above sea level last weekend
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while i really like my ranger im never gonna buy another one... prob gonna get a trailblazer or a new diesel e-class mercedes once the ranger isnt my daily driver anymore
A trailblazer.... blah.. Id rather have an explorer or escape.
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A trailblazer.... blah.. Id rather have an explorer or escape.
was in the new EDGE today with that HUGE sun roof... OMG WOW i love it...
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was in the new EDGE today with that HUGE sun roof... OMG WOW i love it...
Id like to see how that new engine runs to.
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t but heh Volkswagen does mean 'the people's car' :) Go figure.
Yep. Built for the **** 3rd Reich whom was responsible for the killing of 10million people. Be proud of such.

' Ya cant beat german engeneering ! ' , we can and DID, thus you speak english.

Be proud of the heritage of what you bought, its your money, and your ' self image '.
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Just curious, has Roush ever considered doing anything with the ranger? That'd be nice!
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there has been a few proto back in the day but no
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A trailblazer.... blah.. Id rather have an explorer or escape.
may end up with a escape... depends who gets a new car first me or my wife
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The fact it's not "politically correct" to tell someone their Jap car is a Jap car. The fact it's fashionable to bash American "owned" companies and then hide behind "My car was built here" is bull$hit. To many Americans have worked to hard over the last century to give us the way of life we enjoy just to turn your back on it. Toyota #1 car maker....I didn't think I would live long enough to see that. Everyone out there with a Toyota I hope you're proud of yourself...way to go.
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I beat the snot out of my trucks and deserve any grief they give me back. I've always have and always will buy Ford. I've never owned anything other than a Ford, Mazda, or Mercury.

I had a chevy luv field beater once but I try to forget those days =]

On the toyota note.....I wheel with a guy who has an '05 lifted TacoTRD. He's got twice the amount invested into the thing than I have into mine yet I'm the one who has to be the lead truck, I'm the one who has to pull him out, and I'm the one that catches **** at the end of the day for owning a Ranger. He still has the nerve to act like his truck is the hottest thing on four wheels. He's never had to pull me out though I respect the fact that he actually uses it but damn.

He thinks his truck is hot **** when in all reality it's just a cold TuRD.
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You all are probubly going to hate me but I HATE my ford Rnager.
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Well This thing eats alot of gas. I mean the best MPG I get is 13. I thought it was me but my wife and freind drove it with similar results.
my truck on 33s gets that.. with the OHV engine, so something here is wrong

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Ford is telling me its the timing chain. Its a known problem but they dont want to fix it. yeehaa.
i thought that was a common problem with the SOHC?

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The clutch is shot at 35000 miles, well not really the clutch but the slave cylinder.
**** happens when you buy used...

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Why do you use automatic fluid in a manual? I still dont know.
lots of trucks use ATF...

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My shocks are shot @ 43000 now.
another used issue... i have 111xxx miles and as far as i know, they are origional

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While in 4x4 the drivetrain bucks hard, I mean if you dont have you seat belt on you will move from the seat.
learn to drive, and i wheel all the time w/ no seat belt.. never been moved from my seat

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never 4 wheel it or race it hell im a 32 year old driving like an 80year old. always been that way.
then why worry about performance and power?????????
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The 3.4 from a taco, the one that I know of tossing rods? That alledged great TRD blower and ' 7th injector ' scheme that causes a lean condition and burns pistons?

I don't think theres a problem of ' working on an engine ' with the Ford 4.0, I have no problems changing my plugs every bottle or so..



I love takin money from those RICE owners as well.
thats what i like to see
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thats what i like to see
there is more then meets the eyes
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there is more then meets the eyes
F-N-A Right!

As someone mentioned in an earlier post ' Its a fashon statement to bash American products '. We all see these idiots walkind down the street with Starschmucks coffe cup in their hand, getting in their Volvos', BMW's, Toyotas.. Shopping at Walmart and then complaining about how bad they have it..

Heaven forbid, The American Auto industry stopped making cars and trucks so they could aid our Warmachine in making tanks, jeeps and aircraft parts when the ***** and Japs were looking towards world domination.

In the late 70's, The Japs called the American Auto workers Lazy and makers of inferior products. I can go take pics of no fewer then 5 or 6 of those UAW trucks on my street right now, still running and being used. Wheres the Rice/Kraut products from that time if they were so great?

Even after being taxed to death ( while rice companies are given shelter for opening up plants here ), That alledged ' godly ' TuRD ' ( nice acronym l2en ) still costs more then a Ranger and it doesn't compete in ' Bang for the buck ' performance ( after making a sizable profit to go back to Japan, where they subsadise the costs of their cars for their people ).

Its just ' Bad ' these days to say anything good about this country or support its products. How Noble.
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The fact it's not "politically correct" to tell someone their Jap car is a Jap car. The fact it's fashionable to bash American "owned" companies and then hide behind "My car was built here" is bull$hit. To many Americans have worked to hard over the last century to give us the way of life we enjoy just to turn your back on it. Toyota #1 car maker....I didn't think I would live long enough to see that. Everyone out there with a Toyota I hope you're proud of yourself...way to go.
^ I like this guy!
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We all see these idiots walkind down the street with Starschmucks coffe cup in their hand, getting in their Volvos', BMW's, Toyotas..
side note lol....

i love starbucks call me odd. but i do LOVE pulling up in front with all the bmw toyota's and crap benz and parking next to them they get all disgusted with my truck lol i love it...
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