1. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    Interestingly, I'm all Ford now.

    '92 Mustang
    '03 Escape
    '12 Transit Wagon
    '13 Escape SEL

    Prior to all this I was a big GM man. First, Olds 442 then anything Chevy. Then, that whole gov bail out really rubbed me the wrong way.

    I'm happy to have my new found respect for the blue oval.

    Who's with me?
     
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  2. stykthyn

    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    I'm partial to anything with a sweet body and a big engine. I've had camaros, t/a's, and mustangs. I love them all. settled on the mustang because it was the only toy I could think of with a back seat large enough for a kiddie seat.
     
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    elarm1 Active Member

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    Picks or I call you a fibber!
     
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  4. Bullitt347

    Bullitt347 man bewbs please...

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    I don't know about a fleet.....does 4 vehicle constitute a fleet? I have 9 FoMoCo vehicles:
    1966 T-bird
    1981 Fairmont
    1988 Grand Marquis
    1989 Saleen
    1994 Topaz
    1998 Escort ZX2
    2001 Mustang
    2001 F-250 Superduty 4x4
    2008 Bullitt
     
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  5. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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  6. Onefine88

    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    How do you like the '13 ecoboost Escape? My wife and I are thinking of getting one in the very near future.
     
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    elarm1 Active Member

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    Very nice! I'd love to have that new Escape, Do tell about the Ecoboost
     
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  8. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    We like it. If we had a second chance we would not choose Mytouch. It's kind of quirky sometimes. Built in nav is quirky sometimes too. I love TomTom.

    Maybe they fixed the bugs, I dont know. Do some research.

    The standard sync system I have in my Transit has been flawless.
     
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  9. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    The 2013 Escape is 2.0 EcoBoost and FWD only. TQ steer galore when you nail it. 6 speed auto. We got 32mpg on a trip to Ocean city. Wife gets 24 around town.
     
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    Here's my fleet...
    Fun things first 09 ZX6R track day unit
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    09 ZX10R Commuter
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    11 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hemi w/chrome SRT8's
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    07 Toyota Camry SEV6
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    And the Stang of course!
     
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  11. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    Update. I retract my earlier criticism of Ford My Touch. We just installed an update to the software and its been flawless so far.
     
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  12. Grabbin' Asphalt

    Grabbin' Asphalt Mustang Master

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    Your insurance is a house payment :p
     
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  13. Onefine88

    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    We ended up saving quite a few bucks and buying an 2013 Escape SE over the Titanium that we had earlier looked at. Alot less bells and whistles but a very nice ride for sure. It has the 1.6 Ecoboost instead of the 2.0. I thought I would be disappointed but I'm pleasantly surprised at the power it has. I agree that torque steer could be a real mess without the traction control when you nail it off the line. That little SUV will fly for such a small displacement engine and the 6 speed tranny is almost seamless. I enjoy playing with the manual shift "sport" mode.
    But the most important thing is the wife is happy with her new DD.
     
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    foxbodymike87 Active Member

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    Im sorry you bought a transit lol... i used to work at ford and i drove them all the time and it was the biggest pile of crap ive ever driven..
     
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  15. 88LX5.Oh

    88LX5.Oh Advanced Member

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    Here's mine
    84 F150 2wd. Mild 351/C6 combo
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    92 Bronco GT40P 5.0/E4OD combo
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    And my proudest purchase. Picked up this 92 460 2wd F250 for $800 with only 101,000 miles. I put the bull bar and wheels on it of course. All it needed was a computer :p
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    Oh and the Mustang but I have enough pics of it floating around here that I don't think I need to upload a pic of it lol. But I'm definitely proud to have only Fords in my "fleet"
     
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  16. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    To each's own. I have no complaints about my Transit. It serves the purposes I bought it for very well. I would by it again. I hear they had made improvements to them over time. Maybe you were dealing with the earlier ones?

    BTW, there's no need for you to be sorry on my behalf.
     
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