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Old 10-28-2009, 11:27 PM
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Well, yesterday was my birthday, and we decided to swing by the lot where we got my Dodge, they had another (02 QC SB Lone Star), which we were going to try and get.

Sadly, it was not to be, someone else had put a deposit on it only two hours before we got there.

So, we looked around ,and found a beautiful 01 Ford Expidition XLT. Words were said, papers were signed, and we took it home.

Then............I gave my wife the Ram, since I know it's safer, properly maintained, and a better vehicle for her right now. I don't know the history of the Expidition, and I would rather I drive it (Since I have AAA), than her, so if something happens, it happens to me.

So yes, I now own a Ford...but hey, at least it used to be a Dodge!
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Old 10-28-2009, 11:35 PM
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It's OK, I own a Ford too... At least we own a real vehicle too
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Old 10-28-2009, 11:38 PM
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Good luck with the Expedition. I had one and hated it. Electrical system was starting to act up and it is a HUGE gas hog!!
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What kind of Ford you got?
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I never liked the expeditions...They always seemed to be very top heavy and out of balance when turning...Not comfortable at all...I know from driving a co-workers of mine awhile back...They just seem safe to me...
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Mine seems pretty stable, and solid through the turns. I put her through her paces before I even TALKED about signing the papers.

I also did a full inspection, the only problems I have is the chrome trim ring on front is broken in one place, and the passenger rear door won't open from the inside. The good news is Car-Mart is fixing the door handle for me, at their cost.
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I have an '08 F-350 work truck w/ powerstroke, 3" lift, Toyo 33" M-55s, headache rack w/ bed rails, and digital fit mats. I have no major problems with it, and has decent power but I blow the turbo hose off after 40psi of boost, even after the bead of weld to lock the clamp on.

My sister-in-law had a focus, but that managed to catch the electrical system on fire with her, my mother, and my baby nephew in it... it got scapped then and there. I'd watch the electrical systems on most fords before '05 when they did a major re-vamp on their design. Check the battery/alternator output regularly. Any fluctuations could lead to problems.
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Well congratulations , I guess . Didn't know it was your birthday . Didn't see it posted here on the site . Happy birthday to ya .
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