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Old 03-30-2011, 04:06 PM
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I've been watching the show, but after hearing what the host Jeremy (can't recall his last name)said about American's and the F150 lightning, I was a little more than upset.
he was mentioning that the f150 is sold only in america and is also is the most sold vehicle world wide. He did a test drive, liked the engine, but said since it was a truck did not have to conform to US safety testing regulations, which is a lie. He also said the interior was rubbish and miss matched, and the braking and steering were components of vehicles built in 1919.
he also stated that the F150 sold mostly to American's who were into incest. and that the F 150 would never be sold in the UK because of their "refined tastes"
of course, he also said some weird car called a Skoda was "elegance" so why should I really care what he thinks?
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:12 PM
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I think the Brits do that crap to rile us up.
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:17 PM
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sold to americans who like incest? wtf.....dude id like to get on a show and just talk mad shit on brits and see how they like it thats not cool
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:17 PM
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I agree with Mick. I watch Top Gear a lot, and they pick on just about every country. You can't take what they say personally and just gotta laugh it off. That's the problem with people nowadays, they get offended over the simplest of things.


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Old 03-30-2011, 04:17 PM
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and if the components are from 1919 it just proves that ford did it right the first time. bastards
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:32 PM
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yeah, i'll admit they poke fun at all countries other than the UK. I just thought the "Incest" comment was over the line.
but was proud when he stated a new F 150 is sold 107 times per hour, when added up in a 24 hour period.
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:37 PM
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maybe that episode was shot after their trip to the US where they drove through Alabama. if thats the case i understand why they made that comment. the state of Alabama didnt look so great in that episode. lol but yeah, they make comments like that all the time, i just shrug them off. Americans may not be able to build cars but at least we know how to make toothbrushes and also use them better than they do. lol
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:39 PM
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Lol they are just out to have fun. It's nothing to get upset about.
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:44 PM
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maybe that episode was shot after their trip to the US where they drove through Alabama. if thats the case i understand why they made that comment. the state of Alabama didnt look so great in that episode. lol but yeah, they make comments like that all the time, i just shrug them off. Americans may not be able to build cars but at least we know how to make toothbrushes and also use them better than they do. lol
Americans may not be able to build cars, but at least we know how to drive them. Let me out there on one of those old empty airports with a v10 viper or a Ford GT and ill show him how to drive! lol
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:56 PM
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He always picks on America and Americans. He once said the 4.6 in the Mustang was one of the greatest engines made, then later he said it was junk. He also raced a v6 Mustang to something and lost, but he told everyone it was a v8 GT.
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:23 PM
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We kicked their asses and they never got over it!
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:27 PM
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its a different sense of humor over there, you know most of what he says he is being sarcastic right? plus compared to alot of the vehicles that he drives yes the f150 would seem like crap, you have to remember he bought a ford gt and loves it so it all buffs out
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:42 PM
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Don't forget that they had to convert it to right hand drive which is why in interior look like "rubbish" because Ford probably didn't do it.
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:12 PM
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I think the Brits are still pissed that we kicked thier asses both in the Revolutionary Way and the War of 1812, then went on to save their sorry buts in WWI and WWII. It seems to me that we are doing something right and they just need to shut up. There is a reason why we don't belong to the "Great Empire" we got sick of thier crap.

Sorry guess that was just a bit of a vent.
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:45 PM
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