What's your story?
Everybody's got one. But the stories that come from those who own a Ford just happen to be a little more interesting. Maybe we're partial, but we know what we like. And we like to hear from each other about our driving experiences. So we can laugh, learn, let it out, and... what else? You tell us.
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05.08.12
MAY
08
Ms. Scarlet
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After a hailstorm killed my mom's red Ford Tempo, my parents had to get a new car. It boiled down to a Dodge Intrepid or a Ford Taurus. The Taurus won my moms approval and that's how our family ended up with our 3rd red, 4-door Ford sedan, a Toreador Red 1997 Taurus GL, which my mom named Ms. Scar
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05.04.12
MAY
04
Our Mustang Corral
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My Paul, what can I say, he is a genius. He's restored 1967 mustangs for himself, my daughter Shelley and my son Sam. Paul's is white with blue stripes, Sam’s is blue with white stripes, both Shelby clones and beautiful. Shelley's is an aqua colored convertible. We've had these cars in
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05.18.12
MAY
18
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I was just a kid back in 1967 when a family friend stopped by the house with a 1966 Shelby GT350H, the high performance “rent a racer” promotion vehicle that Hertz, Ford and Shelby teamed together to promote the Shelby Mustang to potential buyers. It was my first ride in a muscle car and clearl
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05.08.12
MAY
08
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My 1999 Ford F-150 just turned over 250,000 miles. i commute using my truck 120 miles a day and i love it. it is the best vehicle i have ever owned. i can count on it more than any human i know. American Made is in full effect. Mark Kovacic
05.07.12
MAY
07
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First fell in love with the '77-'79 Thunderbirds, going to NASCAR races. Dad found me a '78 Diamond Jubilee Thunderbird that had been wrecked. He bought her for me. I worked all summer long and got money for parts and enough to get started having her rebuilt. The body man came and got her on my 1
MAY
07
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White smoke billowed out the back of this otherwise well maintained ten year old car, and it's owner thought it was a lost cause and offered it to me for fifty bucks. I drove it straight to the junk yard and the counter man, watched me walk in the door surrounded by the residual white fog, then lo
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05.07.12
MAY
07
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My dad worked for General Motors for 35 years, retiring in 1989. Two of my brothers have 25+ years at GM plants in Indiana and Texas. The GM plant in Janesville, Wisconsin was in my backyard, it was my playground. I lived, breathed, ate, slept, and bled Chevrolet. I've driven Chevy trucks for t
05.18.12
MAY
18
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Almost a year ago today my wife and I bought a 2012 Focus SFE at our local Ford dealer after her Kia's engine blew up. Sandy travels 50 miles round trip for work with about 45 of that on the highway. When we went to Apple Ford their sales rep Nick Cavallin pointed us to this wonderful car that JUST
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05.07.12
MAY
07
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My Dad was a Kaiser-Frazer new car dealer after WWII. At that time all the farmers were bringing in all their old cars to trade in for a new car. One old gent traded in his 1923 Model T Coupe which I promptly took out to our farm. Although I always had a new demo to drive, I preferred the Model T
05.31.12
MAY
31
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My Dad bought our Explorer brand new in 1997. As of today, it has 399,527 miles on it! This thing has been through hell and back and still looks great. My Dad worked construction until 2005 and regularly pulled a trailer. The truck has also hauled our family to Florida and back (we are from Mich
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05.18.12
MAY
18
First Road Trip
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Shortly after taking delivery of our new Explorer, we set out to TN. We averaged 25mpg with the EcoBoost. It was really amazing how it "knew" where to find gas and avoid traffic. We love the space, the quiet cabin and super smooth ride. Really a great travel vehicle and it was surprising that
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05.07.12
MAY
07
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Oh, the memories that are associated with that first Ford. I was just out of high school, couldn't afford more than a few hundred bucks, but found this cool grey 1951 Ford convertible on a used car lot in South Chicago. Not the prettiest car, a somewhat ragged top with a rear vinyl window held up
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25
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My name is Maria Schau and I work at Tails Humane Society in Dekalb, IL. 2 years ago, an animal rescue group in Vian, Ok. donated their old van to our shelter. Save our strays had been using it to transport puppies and dogs, from the high kill shelters down south to our shelter as well as several ot
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05.04.12
MAY
04
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Finally got my 37" mudding tires on my truck, it sits around 7 1/2 feet tall, with a sky jacker 6" lift kit with rear Nitro shocks. I had this truck in a pile of mud up to its fender flares, the pug did good and ate the mud like it was chocolate moose :D Just thought I would show off my sec
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05.21.12
MAY
21
My Wreck
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On April 29, 2012 I was 2 miles from home, coming back from Marietta Oh. I rounded a banked curve, don't know if I dozed off or what, but I looked up and there was no time to react, there was a telephone pole right there. I hit the pole, clipped it in two, and the landed into a tree head on. My
05.31.12
MAY
31
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My 17 year old son lost control of our MKZ while driving down a county road. He went into one ditch, over-corrected, going into the other ditch, rolling the car, hitting a culvert, and catching the car on fire. My son escaped out of the drivers side window with only a bruise/scrape from the seatbelt
05.29.12
MAY
29
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Hello! This email is not a complaint, but a huge THANK YOU & God Bless You! to Ford. Sixteen months ago, two of my daughters and I were involved in a fatal drunk driving accident. Four vehicles were involved.I am a long time Ford owner. My Grandfather retired from Ford and often spoke of how we
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05.14.12
MAY
14
Focus Project
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First Ford I wanted and bought was a 2002 Ford Focus ZX3 for $1000. It was burned and waiting for repairs. The dash was melted, motor had a hole the size of a softball . The car had a laundry list of things that needed to be fixed or replaced. The fire had burned the carbon fiber hood all the way to
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05.15.12
MAY
15
Mercedes To Edge!
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New Mercedes MLB320 CDI Blue Tec with only 2,000 on it was traded in on the 2008 Ford Edge. We test drove it with the Sync, comfort, milage, power, etc and traded in the spot. My husband usually wants a different car every six months, but he LOVES his Edge! We still drive it every day and back and f
05.18.12
MAY
18
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I just wanted to get my story out there. In 2004 I had just got married and bought a used 01 F150 4x4 Lariat. I was so excited about this truck and it was the very first that I had purchased on my own! Not but two weeks after owning the vehicle I was at my friend ranch helping him get two vehicl
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05.08.12
MAY
08
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My first Ford was actually my dad's 1985 Ford Ranger XLT. He ordered the truck new in 1985, and he used it to travel with his job. For five years, he used the truck to travel Pennsylvania, until his company gave him a business car in the 1990's. In the 90's and early 2000's, the truck mainly
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05.23.12
MAY
23
Built Ford Tough
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On May 14th, 2012, my husband came into contact with the rear tractor duel wheels on an 18 wheeler. It was raining and my husband hydroplaned across the median & shot onto the other side of the highway into oncoming traffic in his path was an 18 wheeler. The rear duel tractor trailer wheels ran ove
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05.04.12
MAY
04
My Pony
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My father purchased my first ford from the original owner in 1970, with 38,000 miles. A royal maroon, '68 fastback mustang with a 302 engine and automatic transmission, he bought the car for my older sister to drive to high school. I immedietly fell in love with the car and washed and waxed it
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05.08.12
MAY
08
My Dream Car
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my love story started back when they released the 2000 model Explorer Sport i was fresh out of high school and was driving past the ford dealership and there it was sitting on the front line it was burgundy and it was beautiful i stopped in to check it out and it was love at first sight just the way
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