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Forum: General Automotive Discussion 07-28-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By 1956MarkII
Ford has also given us some of the most timely...

Ford has also given us some of the most timely vehicles ever built. The original Mustang may not have broken any new ground from an engineering standpoint, but was any other car as successful in its...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 85,023
Posted By 1956MarkII
I must assume you chose to NOT read the first...

I must assume you chose to NOT read the first sentence of my post. I'm a dealer- I have no X-Plan PINs to hand out. I was just asking a simple question, not trying to piss off anyone. But if you're...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 07-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By 1956MarkII
They (Chrysler) issued several recalls but they...

They (Chrysler) issued several recalls but they didn't fix the vehicles; numerous people complained after the first (and even second) repair that the vehicles still exhibited the same problem....
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 85,023
Posted By 1956MarkII
I suppose that, if you live in an area where...

I suppose that, if you live in an area where dealers can get full sticker price or close to it, then X-Plan would be a good thing to have. But I sold a 2015 F-150 this morning that stickers for...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 07-27-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By 1956MarkII
Or the federal government is finally showing the...

Or the federal government is finally showing the automakers they mean business when it comes to vehicle safety and recalls. Betcha FCA won't make THAT mistake again... :-X04
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-25-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By 1956MarkII
2 concerns: 1) Mileage, for obvious reasons....

2 concerns:

1) Mileage, for obvious reasons. Most critical thing now about this truck is condition and maintenance: does the dealer have the maintenance records?

2) 4 previous owners. This is...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 1956MarkII
Don't ask me how Ford gets away with this, but...

Don't ask me how Ford gets away with this, but there are no lower anchors for child safety seats in any Super-Duty. The owner's manual says that the 3-point safety belt holds the base of the seat in...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-21-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 1956MarkII
1) Diesel vs. gas, I have to use local prices of...

1) Diesel vs. gas, I have to use local prices of $2.85 average for gas, $3.15 for diesel. Basing this on what's been posted on FTE for mpg for these motors, it looks like one can expect upwards of 14...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 1956MarkII
1) How many miles per year will you be putting on...

1) How many miles per year will you be putting on this thing?
2) Is it conventional or fifth-wheel towing?
3) So the trailer is 12,000 lbs. fully loaded: how much weight are you putting in the...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-21-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By 1956MarkII
Like I said, it appears to be a nice,...

Like I said, it appears to be a nice, well-cared-for truck; nicely accessorized. But the age and mileage have to be taken into account when talking value. Are there any others like it for sale in...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-20-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By 1956MarkII
NICE truck, BUT: Kelley Blue Book, in flawless...

NICE truck, BUT: Kelley Blue Book, in flawless "excellent" condition, says $9700-$9800 when buying from a private owner. I'd have a tough time paying $13000 for a 12 year-old truck with that many...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-20-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By 1956MarkII
Regular, Super or Crew Cab? XL, XLT or Lariat? 2...

Regular, Super or Crew Cab? XL, XLT or Lariat? 2 or 4-wheel drive?
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-16-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By 1956MarkII
You need to order so that the truck arrives in...

You need to order so that the truck arrives in time for Black Friday, or about 8 weeks before Thanksgiving.

The order bank for 2016 F-150s opens on August 7th; Job 1 production begins at the...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 07-14-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By 1956MarkII
If you can wait, the best factory/ ad group...

If you can wait, the best factory/ ad group incentives are offered on Black Friday and the week between Christmas and New Years. You'd need to take delivery at those times to get the incentives, so...
Forum: 2015+ F150 07-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,598
Posted By 1956MarkII
So, based on the individual's perception that...

So, based on the individual's perception that aluminum is not as strong as steel, all the guys ran for the steel cage when faced with a grizzly bear. That has to be one of the dumbest ads I've ever...
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