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ford truck fire

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by R72K5, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. R72K5

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    i know theres a problem with these trucks that they fully engulf in flames, ive seen it personally many times, even so i never have seen anything on the net about it, but i did finally come across a pic just now by accident http://www.knology.net/~creativeexposures/unusual/pages/carfire.html

    my aunt had a 78 one that did this she had to jump out quick didnt have time to grab anything from the cab, i have pics somewhere stashed away
     
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    I've never heard anything about them being more prone to catch fire.
     
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    a few years back in canada on my way to new york, there was a big backup, then a big cloud of black smoke. when we got up to it, there was a brandnew f150 that was burnt to a crisp.

    then a few year later on my way home from work i seen the same thing. got off my exit, looked down the on ramp and there was a superduty ford on fire.

    ive know a few people who had their bronco 2 catch on fire.

    Ford must never had solved their problem
     
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    My dad had an S10 burn up on him

    He just beat it out with hsi hadn and got back in

    Mail had to be delivered

    The burns were gross though
     
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    friend of mine had brand new 100% bone stock not even a phone charger in it chevy silverado 2004 with 4K miles on it burn. was driving smelled somthing and stoped poped hood nothing obvus. whent to get in and flames from the door vent at the cab door jam. less than 2 min gone nothing. gm was nag nag nag, ins comp was nag nag nag , finaly privet i found 4 others with vary vary close vin # the same problem with options from plain to loaded. finaly after 4-5 months thay settled . gm should of given him a brand new truck to keep it under wraps but thay didnt. best part is nobody hurt and he is still gm man.
     
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    My high school football coach , His name was Tree Plumbtree, his ford caught on fire, he shook up 2 beers and squirted them on the fire to put it out inside the cab, no joke true story. He brought it to my uncle(ASE Master mech. on Volvo's worked on tree's wife's car) and i redid all the wire under the dash, smelled real nasy, burnt insulation and burnt beer, kinda nasty. But i guess Keystone puts out fires pretty well though:dunno: :haha: :thumb:
     
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    Just proof that Keystone's dont contain any ALCHOHOL :rotfl:
     
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    I did some research a few yrs ago on Ford Rangers after my brothr in laws burst into flames. I guess the 90's rangers were notorious for this. (came across a ton of websites attesting to the claim-for what its worth) So....it happens, the fire investigator pointed the problem back to the fuse box under the hood (not arson as we all suspected)
     
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    leave it to rj :dunno: but at least we all know one good use for a ford now besides a boat anchor. :haha: gotta have fire to roast a hotdog. :grin:
     
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    I once put out a honda civic that got caught on fire with a soda cooler

    I was filling it with gas on the side of the road and my can was leaking, so I get out the flashlight, and this other guy gets out a bic lighter......
     
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    :haha: good stuff there. :waytogo: i normally use a bic to see in the dark when filling gas tanks (not)
     

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