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Old 03-13-2017, 02:36 PM
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Default Re: Stay in the Ranger...or get an F-150

Originally Posted by aroundincircles View Post
actually ford did get money, same time as chevy and crysler, just from a different fund (instead of TARP it was TALF). so its just as guilty as the rest for taking tax payer dollars.

my wife hates my XJ. its too hard for her to get in and out of, too hard to get the kids in and out of. It only has a 3.5" lift and 31" tires. There is no way I'm going to go any bigger any time soon. its too noisy, too hot and costs way too much money.
TALF bit didn't bother me as it wasn't a financed bankruptcy. Also, I'm biased. If I based my transportation buying decisions on whoever didn't get any money whatsover...well, yeah, I'd be walking. Barefoot.

Our XJ isn't lifted, so it's pretty easy to get in and out of. It's pretty much stock, with 63K miles. We may wear it out someday...the horror!
1998 Ford Ranger ~ 3.0 4X4 Automatic ~ Super Cab
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