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To: NRx

Ford cars are crap and breakdown early.

All they have are gimmicks, it seems n


19 posted on 12/17/2018 9:30:55 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: ifinnegan
Ford cars are crap and breakdown early.

Back in the early 90's my wife had a Ford Escort 1.6 liter with either a cracked head or a blown head gasket. I changed the oil every time it looked like chocolate milk (made with half & half).

She literally got 100,000 miles (30k -> 130k) out of this car before we traded it in.

That being said, you wouldn't ever catch me owning a Ford product. Never have, never will.
33 posted on 12/17/2018 12:26:11 PM PST by akalinin
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Funny, that is how I think of GMs. GM is a company run by marketing and bean counters that would dispose of engineering entirely if they could. I have had 3 Fords and have all done well by me.

I had a Chevrolet once and that was an absolute nightmare. It was constantly breaking down. It ate front brake pads every 10-15K miles and every time the brake pads were replaced there was also at least one CV boot found torn. Every time a CV boot tore, it was just a matter of time before the CV joint would start ticking and need to be replaced too. I was also poorly engineered for even basic maintenance. Getting to simple things like the oil filter and spark plugs were a complete PITA. After that disaster I moved into my first Ford and I was astounded at just how much easier everything was to get to and do basic maintenance. Never had a set of brake pads last less than 80k miles since then and haven’t had to replace a single CV joint either. I will never own a GM product again, ever.

My favorite cars though have been my Toyotas and Mazdas. I drive a Subaru now and while it is OK, I probably won’t get another one.


40 posted on 12/17/2018 3:16:53 PM PST by Data Miner
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