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Old Aug 6th 2014, 12:20 am
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Originally Posted by Bob
Just swung by this morning to see the chap was rubbing off a zero off the mileage and had put a comma in, only 13,700 miles.
That makes more sense. Our 2002 GT would be very similar if it wasn't for the first year when it was our only vehicle and we put over 20,000 miles on it, and the couple of years when Mrs P wasn't working after little Miss P was born.
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
That makes more sense. Our 2002 GT would be very similar if it wasn't for the first year when it was our only vehicle and we put over 20,000 miles on it, and the couple of years when Mrs P wasn't working after little Miss P was born.
I bet they get a bit more interest in the car now, that's for sure
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Just swung by this morning to see the chap was rubbing off a zero off the mileage
Off of the sign or the odometer?
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Off of the sign or the odometer?


The sign on the window...who knows what they might have rolled back on the dash
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‚ÄčThis Turbo Diesel Cafe Racer Is Powered By Bacon

Not a car, but seems fitting....a bacon powered motorbike....
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‚ÄčThis Turbo Diesel Cafe Racer Is Powered By Bacon

Not a car, but seems fitting....a bacon powered motorbike....
My dream vehicle. I didn't actually LOOK at it yet... I'm afraid it wont live up to my expectations.


Ok... Looked. What a thing of beauty.
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..... I'm afraid it wont live up to my expectations. .....
There is a reason why diesel motorbikes are not a, er, roaring success. Even the bacorcycle is converted from the product of a failed business.
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My dream vehicle. I didn't actually LOOK at it yet... I'm afraid it wont live up to my expectations.


Ok... Looked. What a thing of beauty.
If you get hungry, you can always take out a straw.
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.... Ok... Looked. What a thing of beauty.
I was expecting something that looks more like a hog.
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....

The 2.3-liter turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder makes 310 hp and 320 lb-ft.

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It's amazing, I've owned so many v-8 more than twice that size with far less HP and torques. Heck even a 7.6l!

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It's amazing, I've owned so many v-8 more than twice that size with far less HP and torques. Heck even a 7.6l!

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I guess that's what 15+ psi of boost will do for you.

Mitsubishi Evo X FQ-440 MR announced | evo

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Thoughts on the 4 Banger? Does the perception of it weaken the brand? As a fan (heh) of small Turbo engines, I should like the idea, yet I find that I don't.
I love small engines with pep in em, because you still have to push them to make it go... I like cars like the Focus/Fiesta ST for this reason, heck even the Titanium versions go nicely. But it has to be manual of course...

Originally Posted by Pulaski
I agree, the six cylinder is doomed in that line up, but personally, if I were to recommend any of the alternatives to be eliminated, it would be the GT automatic. That's just not right!
Automatic transmission sports cars are simply wrong
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F1 cars this year have 1.6L turbo engines in 'em. Jus' sayin'.
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Automatic transmission sports cars are simply wrong

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F1 cars this year have 1.6L turbo engines in 'em. Jus' sayin'.
I'm a big supporter of small engine turbo powered cars (I drive one). I question whether it fits with the Mustang "image" though.
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