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97up-list-digest Friday, August 27 1999 Volume 02 : Number 229



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In this issue:

FTE 97up - mirrors
FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
RE: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
RE: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?
RE: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?
FTE 97up - blueovalnews.com..good read
Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?
FTE 97up - parts source...
FTE 97up - For Nathan at Union, LS availability on 2k 150
Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?
FTE 97up - engine reving question
FTE 97up - BlueOvalNews "Secret" Ford Memos
Re: FTE 97up - engine reving question
FTE 97up - Opinion of a new Ford Hood
FTE 97up - Milage
RE: FTE 97up - Milage
FTE 97up - Blue Oval
Re: FTE 97up - Blue Oval
Re: FTE 97up - engine reving question

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 05:16:18 -0700 (PDT)
From: Hunter
Subject: FTE 97up - mirrors

Hi Jack,
I'm interested in the mirrors, I just need to know 2 things, 1st. do they fit a 1997,
4X4, wiht the power mirror? 2nd. did you install them your self, or how much did it
cost to install them?
Thanks in Advance.


> I paid $200 for the mirrors and $333 for the fog light kit. Fog lights come
> with all wiring and lower valance with or w/o tow hooks (I have both).
>
> Make me an offer and the highest offer gets it! I'll ship it this weekend
> b/c I have to return the truck on Tuesday 8/31/99.
>
> Any questions please email me.
>
> Send questions and offers to JBowell msn.com

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 09:43:45 -0400
From: "Keith Veren"
Subject: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Geez, with all the trouble everyone is having w/Gibson, you all should think
about changing to Borla, like I did. I put the Borla stainless steel
exhaust on my '98 Expedition XLT 4X4 and my '99 F-350 SuperDuty XLT V-10 4X4
(dual pipes, rear entry on the f-350). Each one bolted right up, fit
perfectly, no problems, directions good, 1,000,000-mile warrentee, sound
great, done right the first time. Gibson is less expensive than Borla;
however, we all know what that sometimes means!

Keith


- ----- Original Message -----
From: MStock56
To:
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 1999 5:30 PM
Subject: FTE 97up - Spare Tire Adapter


> Does anyone know of an adapter for relocating the spare tire under the
truck
> a few inches further forward than the stock location? I am having
difficulty
> trying to replace my spare after installing a Gibson Cat-Back system on my
> '99 F-150. Thanks!
>
>
>
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 09:55:01 -0400
From: "D'Amelio, Stephen M."
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Thanks Keith, Any idea if Borla makes a side exhaust system?
I would like to retain this on my 97.

Steve D'Amelio
Systems Administrator
CVS/Pharmacy
1 CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-765-1500 x3351 FAX 401-762-4607
mailto:smdamelio cvs.com http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.cvs.com

> ----------
> From: Keith Veren[SMTP:Spectrum-EHS worldnet.att.net]
> Reply To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:43 AM
> To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
> Subject: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
>
> Geez, with all the trouble everyone is having w/Gibson, you all should
> think
> about changing to Borla, like I did. I put the Borla stainless steel
> exhaust on my '98 Expedition XLT 4X4 and my '99 F-350 SuperDuty XLT V-10
> 4X4
> (dual pipes, rear entry on the f-350). Each one bolted right up, fit
> perfectly, no problems, directions good, 1,000,000-mile warrentee, sound
> great, done right the first time. Gibson is less expensive than Borla;
> however, we all know what that sometimes means!
>
> Keith
>
>
>
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 15:50:33 +0200
From: eh60ip mail.apcnet.com (Don Francis)
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Keith,

Have you noticed any improvement in gas mileage with the new pipes, or
is it just a better sound?

Don

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 07:51:52 -0700 (PDT)
From: Hunter
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Check out this site for the Borla...
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.quadratec.com/fordcat/Page15.htm

> Thanks Keith, Any idea if Borla makes a side exhaust system?
> I would like to retain this on my 97.
>
> Steve D'Amelio

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 11:27:01 -0400
From: "Keith Veren"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Gas milage? I do not notice a change; however, I like to stomp on it a lot,
so gas milage is going to suffer no matter what I put on the motor. Why do
I like to stomp on it? It sounds so good!

Keith


- ----- Original Message -----
From: Don Francis
To:
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!


> Keith,
>
> Have you noticed any improvement in gas mileage with the new pipes, or
> is it just a better sound?
>
> Don
>
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 11:28:28 -0400
From: "Keith Veren"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!

Yes, they do. I have also heard that they also can work with you if you
have a specific pipe design you want created ($$$$$$)!

Keith

- ----- Original Message -----
From: D'Amelio, Stephen M.
To:
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:55 AM
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!


> Thanks Keith, Any idea if Borla makes a side exhaust system?
> I would like to retain this on my 97.
>
> Steve D'Amelio
> Systems Administrator
> CVS/Pharmacy
> 1 CVS Drive
> Woonsocket, RI 02895
> 401-765-1500 x3351 FAX 401-762-4607
> mailto:smdamelio cvs.com http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.cvs.com
>
> > ----------
> > From: Keith Veren[SMTP:Spectrum-EHS worldnet.att.net]
> > Reply To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
> > Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:43 AM
> > To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
> > Subject: FTE 97up - Gibson Troubles? Get Borla!
> >
> > Geez, with all the trouble everyone is having w/Gibson, you all should
> > think
> > about changing to Borla, like I did. I put the Borla stainless steel
> > exhaust on my '98 Expedition XLT 4X4 and my '99 F-350 SuperDuty XLT V-10
> > 4X4
> > (dual pipes, rear entry on the f-350). Each one bolted right up, fit
> > perfectly, no problems, directions good, 1,000,000-mile warrentee, sound
> > great, done right the first time. Gibson is less expensive than Borla;
> > however, we all know what that sometimes means!
> >
> > Keith
> >
> >
> >
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 13:46:11 EDT
From: FISHNG1 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?

I received two quotes on new 2000 superdutys that may replace my 99 F-350
PSD and it was hand written on the Lariet model that the L/S was not offered
with the powerstroke for 2000. I have not yet talked to the fleet manager to
ask if that is correct. Does any one else know anything about this?
I may be trading my 99 in because of the low power while towing issue. I
have driven several other 99's, 99.5's and even a 2000 and they did not
exhibit this lack of towing power! Hope that Ford can help me out of this
one, because that is why I own a PSD, to tow.
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 13:04:46 -0500
From: Alex Levinson
Subject: RE: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?

What rear end do you have?

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From: FISHNG1 aol.com [SMTP:FISHNG1 aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 12:46 PM
To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?

I received two quotes on new 2000 superdutys that may replace my 99 F-350
PSD and it was hand written on the Lariet model that the L/S was not offered
with the powerstroke for 2000. I have not yet talked to the fleet manager to
ask if that is correct. Does any one else know anything about this?
I may be trading my 99 in because of the low power while towing issue. I
have driven several other 99's, 99.5's and even a 2000 and they did not
exhibit this lack of towing power! Hope that Ford can help me out of this
one, because that is why I own a PSD, to tow.
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 14:50:26 EDT
From: RSnovi aol.com
Subject: FTE 97up - blueovalnews.com..good read

anyone who wants to know fords plans on most all important cars and trucks i
recommend they take a look at all the documents on blueovalnews.com before it
is shutdown by Ford and the legal system.

RS
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 14:50:25 EDT
From: RSnovi aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?

In a message dated 99-08-26 13:49:24 EDT, you write:


Sure you didnt get a lemon? if you really want to know if you are pitching
you money away put it on the dyno like many of the Mustang cobra owners have
done and now they getting the HP they deserve w/ fix in mufflers/ intake and
computer. The RWHP numbers were quite far off from the advertised FoMoCo #s


RS

Date: 99-08-26 13:49:24 EDT
From: FISHNG1 aol.com
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I received two quotes on new 2000 superdutys that may replace my 99 F-350
PSD and it was hand written on the Lariet model that the L/S was not offered
with the powerstroke for 2000. I have not yet talked to the fleet manager
to
ask if that is correct. Does any one else know anything about this?
I may be trading my 99 in because of the low power while towing issue. I
have driven several other 99's, 99.5's and even a 2000 and they did not
exhibit this lack of towing power! Hope that Ford can help me out of this
one, because that is why I own a PSD, to tow.
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 12:01:03 -0700
From: Dave Conde
Subject: FTE 97up - parts source...

Anyone know of a good dealership (or other source) offering Ford parts for a
discount? I need a few parts for my 95 F350 CC, and am used to buying parts for my
Pontiac GTP via mailorder from a dealership far far away. It's been worth the
significant discount Lambert Pontiac offers, and I'm hoping one of you has a similar
parts source for our trucks.

thanks, Dave Conde

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 16:37:21 EDT
From: CERESJohnG aol.com
Subject: FTE 97up - For Nathan at Union, LS availability on 2k 150

Nathan;

I'm trying to sort out the availability of the limited slip differential on =
a=20
2000 4x4 XLT supercab. 139" wb and I'm not sure I care for what I see.

The way I read the literature I have, is it is only available in the =BD ton =
as=20
a 3.55 ratio unless you get the 627 7700 lb optionwhere it is included as a=20
3.73 ratio.

Now comes the odd part. What I have says that the XH9 option also requires=20
tires T55, T5N, or T5E.

Going to those options I see:
T55 4x2 only except included with 4x3 and 4x4 on xl w/94s sport group

T5N available and included only w/Sport Group 94T on 4WD models

T5E Available and included only with Off-Road Equipment Group 55R

So, if I read that correctly, the only way to get a Limited Slip Differentia=
l=20
on a 4x4 139"wb is to get the sport , offroad or 7700 lb packages.=20

It seems to get more restrictive with the 157" wb since the sport and 627=20
options are not available there.

Am I reading this correctly?

Thanks=20

John Gustafson
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 17:02:10 EDT
From: FISHNG1 aol.com
Subject: Re: FTE 97up -No L/S on Lariet diesel?

I would be choosing the 3.73, as that is what I have now. Keep in mind
that for now all I tow is my 18 ft. 3000 lb alumaweld boat.
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 18:51:28 EDT
From: TRITON46L aol.com
Subject: FTE 97up - engine reving question

i have a 99f-150 sc 4.6L v-8 4 spd auto 4x2 3.55 axle. it's got the sport
package.
the question or concern i have is as follows:
when i'm at a stop or if i'm cruising along, and i punch the gas to the floor
to pass or just see how much power the engine has, the tachometer spikes up
to about 5000rpm. at this point i release the gas pedal because i feel that
it is reving to high.
the engine also has dohc which i've read allow the engine to rev and redline
at a higher rpm point. redline is 6000 rpm. is it normal for the engine to
spike up like this, or is this not good.
i don't think it's a problem, but i'm not real confident in my opinion.
also, when it revs up that high, the engine roars up pretty loudly this is
why i back off the gas, i don't want to blow the engine.
the engine has about 4500 MI on it

thanks in advance for any help
Bill
TRITON46L aol.com
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 20:20:50 -0400
From: "Keith Veren"
Subject: FTE 97up - BlueOvalNews "Secret" Ford Memos

hmmm. How much of that BlueOvalNews do you suppose is true vs. potentially
"planted" for one or another various reasons? I know if I was in charge of
document security at Ford, I would definitely make sure some "test"
documents were made up an distributed around to various groups so eventually
I could see from which group a particular test memo was "leaked" to
BlueOvalNews. The other thing I might do is have a Ford security person
"pretend" to be a disgruntled Ford employee and have him (her) give "secret"
memos to BlueOvalNews for a couple of reasons. 1. Leaks are very common in
politics for the purpose of flying a "trial balloon" without anyone having
to take responsibility for taking a stand. 2. If real secrets are being
passed on BlueOvalNews, Ford could have counteracting or confounding
additional memos "leaked" to obscure the their real intent. There are many
interesting things that can be done in this "spy vs. spy" cat-and-mouse
game! So, take all the "secrets" you read on BlueOvalNews with a grain of
salt (or potassium chloride for those with high blood pressure on a
sodium-restricted diet).

Keith



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From:
To:
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 2:50 PM
Subject: FTE 97up - blueovalnews.com..good read


> anyone who wants to know fords plans on most all important cars and trucks
i
> recommend they take a look at all the documents on blueovalnews.com before
it
> is shutdown by Ford and the legal system.
>
> RS
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 20:26:28 -0400
From: "Keith Veren"
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - engine reving question

You won't blow the engine. The computer will prevent that. Just enjoy the
fact that you can rev-it-up and have some pretty decent power on tap. In
fact, STOMP on it! Its fun! Noise you hear is normal for the huge amount of
intake air, exhaust and a big engine with a crankshaft rotating almost 100
times per second!

Keith


- ----- Original Message -----
From:
To:
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 6:51 PM
Subject: FTE 97up - engine reving question


> i have a 99f-150 sc 4.6L v-8 4 spd auto 4x2 3.55 axle. it's got the sport
> package.
> the question or concern i have is as follows:
> when i'm at a stop or if i'm cruising along, and i punch the gas to the
floor
> to pass or just see how much power the engine has, the tachometer spikes
up
> to about 5000rpm. at this point i release the gas pedal because i feel
that
> it is reving to high.
> the engine also has dohc which i've read allow the engine to rev and
redline
> at a higher rpm point. redline is 6000 rpm. is it normal for the engine
to
> spike up like this, or is this not good.
> i don't think it's a problem, but i'm not real confident in my opinion.
> also, when it revs up that high, the engine roars up pretty loudly this
is
> why i back off the gas, i don't want to blow the engine.
> the engine has about 4500 MI on it
>
> thanks in advance for any help
> Bill
> TRITON46L aol.com
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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 19:29:21 -0500
From: Danny Claus
Subject: FTE 97up - Opinion of a new Ford Hood




If you get a chance, please check out
0000,0000,ffff
- - it features

the F1-hood for the F150 and Ranger. I'd like to hear everyone's opinion of this - thanks


Danny Claus

dsc3542 applink.net


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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 21:10:46 -0400
From: Alan
Subject: FTE 97up - Milage

Hopefully I can get a consencess from some people on my mileage. I have
a 99 F350, PSD, CC, Dually, LWB, 4x4, with 15k miles on it. Big Truck...
4:10 gears. When I first got the truck I was getting 13 to 15 mpg. This
winter it fell to about 12 and the dealer said they all do worse in the
winter. Ok it's summer now and it has fallen to 10 to 11 now. What are
most of these big trucks getting? I was told as it broke in it would
get better, not worse. Dealer says nothing wrong it is just my driving
and the size of the truck. Any help out there?

Thanks Alan

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 22:10:45 -0400
From: "William Suarez"
Subject: RE: FTE 97up - Milage

Alan,

I've got a "smaller" rig than you, 99.5 PSD 250 SC SWB 4x4 with 13k miles
and 3.73 rear end. I get between 18 and 20 in normal commuting, a little
less at highway (70mph) and about 10-12 towing my 9,500 lb fifth wheel
that's 11 1/2 feet high (lots of drag).

Regards,

Bill Suarez

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[mailto:owner-97up-list ford-trucks.com]On Behalf Of Alan
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:11 PM
To: 97up-list ford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE 97up - Milage


Hopefully I can get a consencess from some people on my mileage. I have
a 99 F350, PSD, CC, Dually, LWB, 4x4, with 15k miles on it. Big Truck...
4:10 gears. When I first got the truck I was getting 13 to 15 mpg. This
winter it fell to about 12 and the dealer said they all do worse in the
winter. Ok it's summer now and it has fallen to 10 to 11 now. What are
most of these big trucks getting? I was told as it broke in it would
get better, not worse. Dealer says nothing wrong it is just my driving
and the size of the truck. Any help out there?

Thanks Alan

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 22:08:14 -0400 (EDT)
From: CoreyPratt webtv.net (Corey Pratt)
Subject: FTE 97up - Blue Oval

>=A0a. Use of Ford trademarks on the site. >BlueOvalNews' main =A0 page
has Ford's logo on >it.

Funny...Ford doesn't sue over the "Calvin pissing on a ford logo"
stickers!

>b. Conversion of Ford property. BlueOvalNews >has take internal =A0
Ford documents and on >several occasions, published them on =A0 the
>web.

Yet it's okay for 20/20, 60 Minutes, or your local news to publish this
type of information.

>c. Interference with Ford contractual relations >with its employees.
=A0 Ford employees are >bound by non-disclosure. BlueOvalNews is =A0
>getting its information from Ford employees >who are ignoring =A0 their
non-disclosure >clauses.

Then why doesn't Ford sue the workers instead of the publisher? Because
they would have the UAW to deal with then.

>unethical and is nothing more than industrial >espionage.

So you feel the problems the owners are not aware of...yet SHOULD be
told about....should remain covered up by Ford?

>Don't you think GM reads that site to get an >inside scoop? It can
certainly have a negative >impact on Ford.

If Ford has to worry about BON as a major cutthroat then they are in
worse shape than ever...what next??? Sue me because I say "Ford
products suck" and someone decides not to purchase a Ford because of my
comment?

>The news, which is what BlueOvalNews >claims to provide, is great, and
is protected by >the Constitution. Internal spying, however, is a
>completely different thing.

They do not pay anyone to bring this info to them...it is brought by
Ford people voluntarly...yet BON is the oe punished?

>Would it be constitutional for you to sneak into >my home, take my
diary and publish it on the >Internet? Heck no! So what's the
difference?

You speak of two different things...criminal acts and whistle
blowing...if your wife took your diary, gave it to me and I published
it...who would you sue????

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Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 22:55:27 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - Blue Oval

At 10:08 PM 8/26/99 -0400, you wrote:
> > a. Use of Ford trademarks on the site. >BlueOvalNews' main page
>has Ford's logo on >it.
>
>Funny...Ford doesn't sue over the "Calvin pissing on a ford logo"
>stickers!

Ford often takes steps against companies using their logos
without license.

> >b. Conversion of Ford property. BlueOvalNews >has take internal
>Ford documents and on >several occasions, published them on the
> >web.
>
>Yet it's okay for 20/20, 60 Minutes, or your local news to publish this
>type of information.

60 minutes doesn't publish stolen design memos for future
vehicles.

> >c. Interference with Ford contractual relations >with its employees.
> Ford employees are >bound by non-disclosure. BlueOvalNews is
> >getting its information from Ford employees >who are ignoring their
>non-disclosure >clauses.
>
>Then why doesn't Ford sue the workers instead of the publisher? Because
>they would have the UAW to deal with then.

Ford is trying to track down the leaks. They said the
people at fault will be dealt with. Who gives a hoot
about the UAW? The UAW isn't in the design meetings, they
only protect the interests of line workers even if its
at the expense of the health of the company. Look at
what's been going on with Saturn and you'll understand.

> >unethical and is nothing more than industrial >espionage.
>
>So you feel the problems the owners are not aware of...yet SHOULD be
>told about....should remain covered up by Ford?

I think future design information should not be stolen.

> >Don't you think GM reads that site to get an >inside scoop? It can
>certainly have a negative >impact on Ford.
>
>If Ford has to worry about BON as a major cutthroat then they are in
>worse shape than ever...what next??? Sue me because I say "Ford
>products suck" and someone decides not to purchase a Ford because of my
>comment?

Saying Ford sucks and publishing stolen documents are at
completely different ends of spectrum.

> >The news, which is what BlueOvalNews >claims to provide, is great, and
>is protected by >the Constitution. Internal spying, however, is a
> >completely different thing.
>
>They do not pay anyone to bring this info to them...it is brought by
>Ford people voluntarly...yet BON is the oe punished?

BON knew they were stolen. And its alleged that BON sold
some of the documents they obtained.

> >Would it be constitutional for you to sneak into >my home, take my
>diary and publish it on the >Internet? Heck no! So what's the
>difference?
>
>You speak of two different things...criminal acts and whistle
>blowing...if your wife took your diary, gave it to me and I published
>it...who would you sue????

Since when is theft not a criminal act?

There is such a thing as right and wrong. Taking documents
you know are stolen is illegal. It was not a case of
whistle-blowing. Since when are documents about future F150
vehicle designs whistle-blowing? I guess my standard aren't
the same as yours. I didn't post Ford trademarks on our
site until we started selling LICENSED Ford products on our
site, and then only on the products page. As a web site
publisher, I take copyrights **very** seriously and I even
try to guard the copyrights of those who submit items to
the site. Its obvious that some people don't take copyrights
seriously. I only post information in our web site news section
that are used with permission (I have access to Ford's press
site).

Ken



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Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 01:13:00 -0400
From: Jean Marc Chartier
Subject: Re: FTE 97up - engine reving question

TRITON46L aol.com wrote:
>
> i have a 99f-150 sc 4.6L v-8 4 spd auto 4x2 3.55 axle. it's got the sport
> package.
> the question or concern i have is as follows:
> when i'm at a stop or if i'm cruising along, and i punch the gas to the floor
> to pass or just see how much power the engine has, the tachometer spikes up
> to about 5000rpm. at this point i release the gas pedal because i feel that
> it is reving to high.
> the engine also has dohc which i've read allow the engine to rev and redline....


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