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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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07.16.14
JUL
16
Ford Fool
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Please share with all the techs, R&D, builders, admin assts, president and janitors at the corporate office. I bought my first 1984 Ford Mustang in 1986 for $450. I drove it to college and after I graduated in 1988 I sold it for $100. My next 1989 Ford Escort I bought and drove it for 10 years b
07.10.14
JUL
10
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My dedicated Ford Focus named Hidalgo for his ability to get me to and from my work like loyal friend has outperformed every car on the road! I am a touring musican from Canada to North Carolina and New England to The Great Lakes. Hidalgo has seen it all and I still get almost 40 mpg.  &nb
07.01.14
JUL
01
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On the evening of March 6, 2014, I was heading to the store, when my cell phone rang. It was my daughter-in-law. She was crying so hard that I couldn't make out what she was saying at first. My confusion turned to horror when her words began to sink in. My son, Steven, had been in a very bad acciden
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07.01.14
JUL
01
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My '08 Focus is the first brand new car I've bought. The reason I bought a new car is because I got tired of driving other people's used crap. Here I am 6 years and 167,000 miles later I can finally say "She's mine!". It still runs like a dream, it's never had any problems, and I hope it lasts anoth
JUN
26
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I chose my 2012 Focus Hatch because I was graduating graduate school and I needed a car to be able to get to my job teaching. I always thought I would be teaching in New Jersey, but I ended up in North Dakota. My tough little Ford got me and most of my belongings all the way across two thi
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06.16.14
JUN
16
Ford Family
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I was a fan of a different car maker, then I bought my first new Ford. It was a 2012 Focus sel. I fell in love with the car! My parents  were so impressed with my car that they went out and bought themselves a 2013 Escape Titanium. About six months ago I traded in the Focus sel and no
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05.19.14
MAY
19
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I had a 2001 Focus 4 door. I just wanted to say thank you to you and your company for building such a safe car. I was involved in an accident on May 8, 2014. I was headed to work at 6:30 am, driving in the far right lane. A car suddenly appeared in front of me, going left to right. (I found out late
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05.09.14
MAY
09
Happy Anniversary
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I am 64 my husband is 68, we just bought our first new car . We have been married 47 years, our anniversary was may 7, on May 6th my husband asked me what kind of a car I wanted. I had been watching all the commercials for the focus and thats what I chose. I love my car and i love my husband. It too
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05.07.14
MAY
07
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I went through a messy divorce and lost everything. Just had to get out so I took my kids, and off we went to a better life. It has been hard, and a long haul. But 3 years later, I see real signs of getting back on our feet!! I had a beater with a heater (lost the good vehicle to the divorce... he w
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04.07.14
APR
07
Gratitude
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Heya there! My name is Andrea. Ive been around for 26 years and I live the typical, dreary small town life in Nothern NY. This is a story about how my life went from bland to optimistic, with a car that Ford built in the leading roll. She was a white car, a 2003 Taurus with a hitch in her get along
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03.27.14
MAR
27
The Curb
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Dear Ford, My name is Joshua Walsh, I am 20 and have to say that your 2009 Ford Focus, is about one of the best cars I can honestly say I've ever had the privilage to be in and actually saved my life! Let me tell you a story about this turn, infamously known where I'm at, as "the curb". Not an excit
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03.12.14
MAR
12
My Drive
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I bought the focus on the premise that I was going to return home to Ohio in the future and I wanted a car that would get the gas mileage, and the fun of a stick shift, So I went to the ford dealer in Houston Texas Helfman Ford and bought the car from Craig Holder (a friend) I got a good experience
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03.10.14
MAR
10
Bitter/sweet
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In October of 2013, my wife and I went to purchase a new car. This was something we hadn't done in quite a number of years. We bought a 2014 Ford Focus and were extremely happy with it. However, it wasn't the one that we originally wanted. What we wanted was a Titanium, but due to the price we didn'
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03.07.14
MAR
07
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I had visited my fiance in Columbia the night before and stayed at her house. In the morning on January 24th, 2014, I was headed to Anne Arundel Community College for the first day of one of my classes that started at 10:00 am. I was coming around a bend and the sun shined in my eyes, so I was tryin
03.05.14
MAR
05
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I am not sure if I am the right person to share on this forum but here goes. I got my first Ford (2013 Focus) 3 months back and am delighted with my decision. As I am not a 'car' guy (and this was my first car), I got input from family and friends regarding what car to go for and the majority favour
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03.04.14
MAR
04
300,000 Goal
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My 2002 Ford Taurus has beat the Consumer Reports article, "10 most likly cars to reach 100,000 miles" by 84,000 miles! My car turned 284,000 miles yesterday 3/3/14. She takes very good care of me and I do of her with regular oil changes and maintenance. My mechanic and I have a mutua
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03.04.14
MAR
04
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My dad is turning 90 on March 13. He has a 2005 Ford focus that has 275,000 miles on it. He is a preacher that puts on an average of 3000 to 3500 miles a month on it. He has only had to do general mantaince on it. He is an awesome guy and his focus has been a very dependable car. He lives in a small
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03.04.14
MAR
04
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My dad is turning 90 on March 13. He has a 2005 Ford focus that has 275,000 miles on it. He is a preacher that puts on an average of 3000 to 3500 miles a month on it. He has only had to do general mantaince on it. He is an awesome guy and his focus has been a very dependable car. He lives in a small
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02.28.14
FEB
28
Focus
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In 2007 my parents bought a used 2006 Ford Focus. It was the “4th family car” but I consistently called it “mine”! It was a basic, somewhat barebones model, but had everything that needed. Focus and I spent the next 6.5 years together. That included high school, HS graduation
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02.21.14
FEB
21
I Survived
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Was driving down the highway when a pickup truck tried turning left in front of me.  I did not have a chance to stop in time and hit the truck going about 60mph.  I have never been in a crash before and was astonished at how fast everything happens.  My seatbelt held me in and the air
02.17.14
FEB
17
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While returning from a work meeting on Oregon's i84 I had a date with destiny.  At 7:30 PM on February 12th, I was cruising at about 60 mph when out of the corner of my right field of vision I saw a burst of debris cloud coming from the steep cliffs along the Columbia River Gorge.  In the
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02.11.14
FEB
11
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Before when I drove I would park behind big vehicles because I was too emberassed to be seen in it. I would not go on dates where I had to drive because my car made me look bad. Then I met the focus. I bought a 5 speed manual focus and wow it is amazing! I look forward to driving to work and from wo
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02.05.14
FEB
05
Saving My Bacon
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After leaving the Army in 1997 to pursue a fedral law enforcement position I fell on tough finacial times.  The Dea was procesing my application at the speed of Government and I just wasn't making enough.  I had at the time a beautiful 1994 Thunderbird that I did not want to loose or ruin
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02.05.14
FEB
05
My Car, My Friend
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Dear Ford, On January 28, 2014, I had to give up my car, my friend.  I am trying to convince myself that it was time.  It's almost crazy - to think about having a relationship with a car - and I didn't realize it until that day.  That day, I had to bring my car back home, to the Ford
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