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My family, and especially me, we all love ford motor company. we have a long history of fords and a future to come. Way before i was born, my dad had a 96 Eddie Bauer Ford Explorer. He loved that thing and it held up very well. We moved onto a pre-owned 97 Eddie Bauer Ford Expidition. That was my Mom and Dad’s first car with me. It is still running in my uncle’s family and it has 300 thousand miles on it (for more info check out “Built Tough”, my other story all about that car). My grandparents then bought a 99 Ford Expidition because they saw how much we loved and used ours. My Grandaddy owns a 01 Ford Explorer and still has it. He loves to take it on the south end (beach for cars) in Wilmington NC. It is running great and he abuses all of the storage compartments. My 88 year old great granny has a 95 Ford CrownVictoria LX that i love and will get when i turn 16. It is my favorite car ever and is the model that helped protect our town and cities with the police dept. My dad is now looking at a 73 Ford Country Squire LTD LImited station wagon as we speak. He also runs a business shipping cars to germany and most of the cars we receive are 60s mustangs.

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se by ya your rite. now all they make is a lincoln town car. i also think thay shud make an excursion again too
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Judi I owned an 86 Crown Vic and a 2002. So sad they stopped making them.
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Over the last 20 years, Ford has had several vehicles phased out because of a changing market. I think a speak for a large group when I say that some of these amazing vehicles should be brought back into the Blue Oval's lineup. First of all, the Ranger. The Ford Ranger has always been praised for its reliability and fuel efficiency compared to other similarly sized pickups. And there is still a very large market for a vehicle like the Ranger. The Ranger also seems like the preferred option for large fleets due to its lower cost of operation. I think that the global version of the Ranger should be left to thrive in other countries, and the classic, reliable, maneuverable little American ranger should be brought back. After all, the Ranger never changed much because you don't fix what isn't broken. If this new Ranger doesn't have a crew cab option, Ford could also integrate a new Explorer Sport Trac, another popular vehicle among Vacationers and adventures alike! These two smaller trucks may be just what Ford needs to prevent gm from stealing the small truck market, which can and will happen with the re-designed Colorado and Canyon. In addition, I believe Ford should sell an Suv version of the Ford Raptor. It would serve alongside the Raptor as a throwback to the Bronco. This svt Bronco should have no trouble selling considering the wild success of the svt Raptor, and should be powered by a revised version of the 6.2 liter V8, which could get dual turbochargers of its own to better compete with Ram's new 6.4 Hemi. Finally, I believe that the Excursion should be brought back, though un-popular near the end of its life, the Excursion was a revolutionary truck that provided families of 7 or more a comfortable vehicle that would also tow an 11,000 LB Trailer, which, unfortunately, an Expedition simply cannot do because of the difference in its design. All of these vehicles could come with new engine choices as well, The Ranger with a standard 1.0 Liter Ecoboost, upgradable to a 2.7 or 3.5 ecoboost. Maybe even the 5.0 Coyote V8 for classic V8 power. The Sport Trac with similar engines choices as the new Ranger, And the Excursion with the 5.0 Coyote standard, upgradable to the revised 6.2 Liter V8 or the legendary 6.7 Powerstoke. Lastly, the Ranger should recive a Platinum Trim, and The Excursion should be available in King Ranch. There is indeed a market for vehicles like these, and even if only produced in limited number they should be brought back. Instead of having the F-150, which truly isn't universal, as the only option. Ford should offer this variety of trucks which could fit each customer's needs individualy. This, in combination with the redisigned F-Series and Commercial Series, would secure Ford's place as King of the truck market, and Satisfy many fans of the Blue Oval.
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