Sometimes Things Happen For The Better. . .

In 2008 I lost my job in the steel industry, and it wasn't long before I had to give up my truck. Looking for a new vehicle that was tough, and durable, but could now take my growing family I began the hunt. I found my 1985 LTD Crown Vic in Akron at a little used car dealership for just 1,000 dollars. I ran a vehicle history report and was amazed to find it had just 55,000 miles! The odometer had never rolled over. The 302 V8 fired right up after sitting for months. It had been in the back so long the sales staff had forgotten it was still there. I've had that car since then and drive her everyday. She's got about 90% of the available options too, and best of all, they work! Even the tape deck in the factory stereo is still working! I love this car!!!!
Ron 10/20/2011
I inherited Dads `95 crown Vic in `01. It was the family car for a few years and then my daughters started driving it to school and work about `05. It has it`s share of teenager incidents, including two BROKEN rims after hitting the curb while spinning out at about 50. Which did tear the front bumper off also. Put the bumper back on with only minor modification to bumper cover. Found a set of mustang rims and it looks OK. Still drives good. Haven`t fixed broken turn signal light yet. Good cars. Drove it all over: AZ, CA, CO, Mexico, Montana. It just keeps on going.
Randy Wickman 04/29/2011
Those cars are bullet proof, congrats on a good run....