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I love Fords- a venting session !

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Effyoo, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. Effyoo

    Effyoo Registered Member

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    Why do late model trashbucket Ford Trucks and Vans have to have KC Daylighters for headlights from the factory ? My ride height doesn't seem to make a difference, as I have noticed it in my other cars, too. To match the rest of the way those sh*trags are built, they should have flashlights taped to the hood instead. Hopefully, the ignition will catch on fire, the tires will blow off, or the transmission will fail on them (that one was for the Exploder idiots) before you have the joy of getting one behind you at night. Mustangs are probably the same way, but its hard to tell because the jackpipes that own them usually purchase headlight covers for their first performance upgrade. Do I seem bitter? I had the privilege of being tailgated home by a Ranger tonight. I feel better now.

    "There are 3 kinds of people in this world...Those who can count, and those who can't"
     
  2. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=purple> Aaaaaaaaaaaaallrighty then !

    L8r,
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    <font color=purple> BOW CHICKA BOW WOW !
     
  3. FRIZZLEFRY

    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    I love Fords too.I own several.I used to work for them too [​IMG]

    Some people shouldnt drive anything bigger than their head.<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang>community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang</a>
     
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    JunkYardCrawler 1/2 ton status

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    you got the ford blazer k5 too [​IMG]
     
  5. FRIZZLEFRY

    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    Why yes I do [​IMG]

    Some people shouldnt drive anything bigger than their head.<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang>community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang</a>
     
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    sarazk5 1/2 ton status

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    I'm shopping for an explorer now :-(
     
  7. FatBoyBlazer

    FatBoyBlazer 1/2 ton status

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    people don't tend to enjoy my daylighters (prolly cause i've got them just as high as the high beams [​IMG]

    high
     
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    Oh man, what a treat to work on. We had one in the shop that needed a new distributor. First of all, #1 plug is in a funny spot and second they have A.I.R. tubing put right in front of it to make it even more difficult. Add to that when we were bumping it to line it up for #1, the starter stuck and kept turning over. We had a Chinese fire drill trying to find a wrench to get the battery wire off. [​IMG] Speaking of fires.... We do a little junking too and I've noticed we sure do bring in alot of burnt up Fords.

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    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    Why the frown?Those are good vehicles.Dont let the ramblings of the ignorant worry you [​IMG]

    Some people shouldnt drive anything bigger than their head.<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang>community.webshots.com/user/beaterwhang</a>
     
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    Thunder 3/4 ton status

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    I was over at a buddys house. he was putting plugs in his 96 Thunder chicken. We couldn't believe it. one side of the engine used different plugs than the other. Go figure. Must be another one of fords better ideas.

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    <font color=blue>NEVADA: Where the pavement ends, and the West begins.</font color=blue>
     
  11. Effyoo

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    Hmmm...ramblings of the ignorant? OK, so my original post was a little harsh. But I didn't think I was posting it in a F*rd newsgroup. Sure...if you're in the market, do your homework. To support the bottom line of my claim,though, I can site various Consumer Reports articles (not that I condsider those the bible by a longshot, but they do sometimes contain valuable info), list every TSB/recall since '91, share other fun stories I have from people I know have owned them, and point you in the direction of resale value, which by the way is laughable. And don't forget the $1,500-$2,000 transmission rebuild. This is a common practice. Yes, its common with 700R4's too, but at least you can do something about it when you rebuild them. You can't go out and buy "high performance solenoids". I often hear people talking proudly about how they have 100,000 miles on their vehicle. Great. Stop living by yesterday's standard. We have all seen 200,000 mile K5's...a simple design built vehicle....and hey, they may not be in great shape by then, but I'll give you a dollar for all of the Explorers with that kind of mileage on them. I'll save my off-pavement argument for a rainy day. Enjoy that new truck.

    "There are 3 kinds of people in this world...Those who can count, and those who can't"
     
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    It is a K5 forum. Must be a system error that these ford lovin', sister strokin', nose pickin', chicken chokin', limp wristed pieces of man candy got on here to spew their vile propaganda.
    Bring on the hate mail.
    Shawnboy.
    P.S. Better your sister in a whorehouse than your brother in a ford.

    <font color=red>If you are having too much fun it's probably illegal.</font color=red>
     
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    I once read somewhere that if you substitute ANAL for FORD, all the names still work............soooooo.......yer shoppin' for an Explorer?................hehehe.......

    Stuck?...Hell no..I still got some gas left..
     
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    hahahaahahahah...FORD's SUCK
    Three in my family all POS's and will not a one will last 150,000 miles without rebuilt engine or tranny...and escort you will not see one with more than 70,000 on a engine (or tranny for that matter. Funk a Ford

    1979 Jimmy 4" skyjacker, add-a-leaf, 35" M/T's, Body Lift purchased.
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    Too bad Ford is the only company that still makes real trucks--with straight axles and leaf springs!!

    I wouldn't even consider a new Chevy!!

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     

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