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Old 02-29-2012, 09:35 PM
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Welcome to the March BS thread for Illinois

St. Patrick's Day is near but Spring is what we really want, and Spring BS for Illinois goes here. Let er fly everyone!
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Good morning Illinois ! HAPPY MARCH ALL !

Great job Rick !
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:41 AM
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Good morning and grab a beverage on this thirsty Thursday Illinois
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:47 AM
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Good morning Illinois, March is upon us!
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Good afternoon!

Enjoy your Fords, I just got the word from the dealer this morning that I can expect mine back tomorrow or Saturday....until then I will remain grumpy in this rental Dodge
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Good evening

any camping/atv riders on here? my kids (and I) are excited for april to get here, I don't think the wife really cares
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Good morning Illinois ! HAPPY MARCH ALL !

Great job Rick !
It's all in a days work Dennis.
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Enjoy your Fords, I just got the word from the dealer this morning that I can expect mine back tomorrow or Saturday....until then I will remain grumpy in this rental Dodge
If the Ford strealership had it for 47 days, what the hell are they doing to it? Didn't take Ford that long to build and ship it to its original destination. I would also be grumpy if I was driving a Dodge. Did it come with a bag of disguises? Good luck in getting the Ex back in a timely time frame. Welcome to FTE and the Illinois Chapter, you're gonna learn and save a bunch here.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:21 PM
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Evening Illinois! The first day of Spring is 19 days away.
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It's all in a days work Dennis.

If the Ford strealership had it for 47 days, what the hell are they doing to it? Didn't take Ford that long to build and ship it to its original destination. I would also be grumpy if I was driving a Dodge. Did it come with a bag of disguises? Good luck in getting the Ex back in a timely time frame. Welcome to FTE and the Illinois Chapter, you're gonna learn and save a bunch here.
12 days before they got it in a bay (only 2 diesel bays and techs)
15 days to pull the engine and get the warranty to look at the heads
Warranty rep asked for the heads to be cleaned and inspected by a machine shop.
10 more days for the work to be approved
8 more days to order parts
2 days so far on the reassembly

Ugh!

During this time the service manager that was handling my claim was let go, so that didnt help Im sure.

The truck is getting two new heads and gaskets/install paid for by the warranty and dealership to fix the blown head gasket issue. I am paying for ARP studs, new oil cooler, egr cooler, and coolant filter while they are at it. Since the dealership/warranty are covering all labor and the rental I wasnt that upset about all this as its not camping season yet.....but this is now too much
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:57 PM
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As long as Ford is buying the work and rental you're not too bad off, a guy still would like to have his truck back.
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Good evening Illinois. Hope the weather is not as bad as the indicate..
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:00 PM
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Evening Steve! Strong storms on tap for tomorrow. I see you are also included in the uproar.
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