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Back in a ford, again

As some of you old school members know, I had a ranger, a mustang, and then a PT Cruiser. And now after not paying off any vehicle, buying a crappy PT cruiser, I officially became upside down. I wanted to get back into a ranger. However I couldnt even afford an XLT 4 banger. Plus with gas being $4 a gallon. I wanted something efficient. My PT Cruiser only got 14 mpg, im glad its gone. I should have kept the ranger and paid it off, instead im upside down. So all I could afford is a 2008 Ford Focus. I bought it back in september. It has no power features or anything, the only upgrade option is auto tranny. LOL. But I like it, its comfy, decently powered and gets 40 mpg. So heres some boring pics. LOL. 4 vehicles in 3 years, lol.

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Whoa, sorry for the huge pics, I dont remember how to resize. lol
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Nice Focus.

Try sticking with this one for about the next decade.
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No offense, but it sounds like you were trying to get in a brand new vehicle. You could have gotten a used Ranger for probably less then what you paid for that Focus.

But nice looking car regardless. And welcome back to the Ford club.
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He returns. Nice little focus.
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Nice Focus.

Try sticking with this one for about the next decade.

Oh believe me, this is it. I'm keeping this one until its paid off. Plus the wife says I have to. Lol. She gets the next new vehicle.
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You had a turbo PT correct? Good looking Focus! I like the new ones.
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At least you are not like my friend. He has a 06? FJ but he is still paying on the Ram before that and the GTI before the Ram. Can you say $35K for a used FJ?
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Damn.. You learned Stick in my truck in Centralia ( well.. refreshed yourself on how to drive manual again ) .. Should have gotten a Stick with that Focus. Small light car..

Good to see you around again
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Hey Jon good to see you are alive and well
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Yep, I had a pt cruiser turbo, it was a POS. D, I actually wanted stick, but the wife doesn't know stick, so I had to be fair. LOL. Im learning that marriage requires give and take. Good to see you guys as well!
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Wife?!?!?! WTF! You grew a pair, and finally went and got some? Musta done it right if shes stayin around!

You hear from Brain, Q or Dan at all?
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welcome back jon
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D., the topic is Jon's car... Let's stay FOCUSED on the issue.
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nice Ford
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Wife?!?!?! WTF! You grew a pair, and finally went and got some? Musta done it right if shes stayin around!

You hear from Brain, Q or Dan at all?
LOL, well, i actually get married in two weeks. Ive been with her about 3 years, so I did good :).I talk to Q alot, hes actually coming to my wedding along with his girlfriend.
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hey jon nice to see u around again and alive and well! i got married also...but that is done.. lol... congrats n best of luck to ya!
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LOL, well, i actually get married in two weeks. Ive been with her about 3 years, so I did good :).I talk to Q alot, hes actually coming to my wedding along with his girlfriend.
i thought they just broke up?

congrats on the wedding. and the new car.
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I would have to have a manual trans in that car.
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nice focus, but you have to beat my record of 15 vehicles in 6 years.
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nice focus, but you have to beat my record of 15 vehicles in 6 years.
WOW, but im sure you paid them all off, or own most of them? lol
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Good to see you back Jon.
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No offense, but it sounds like you were trying to get in a brand new vehicle. You could have gotten a used Ranger for probably less then what you paid for that Focus..
probably? Try definitley.
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