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Unread 03-30-2011, 06:31 AM   #1
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Today is the day the new owner of my Focus comes and picks it up. Tis a sad day. oh well, least I have money again!
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Unread 03-30-2011, 07:40 PM   #2
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Well, congratulations Cluff. Its been a fun ride.

As a Ford enthusiast and shareholder I feel obligated to apologize on behalf of Ford Motor Company that you wound up with such a colossal piece of crap. I havent had as many problems with my three Fords combined as you had with that Focus, and my cars have been around 10 times longer. I hope your negative experience with the Focus doesnt scare you away from Ford products forever, especially since there are some really good examples out there like Kennys F-150s, and my F-150 and Thunderbird. You also cant ignore the great strides Ford has made recently in uniting their international and domestic product lines and greatly increasing quality without government assistance.

I hope you have better luck with your next ride.

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I might get a 2015 focus when they come out.. at least if they suck in the US they suck in the EU too.
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I might get a 2015 focus when they come out.. at least if they suck in the US they suck in the EU too.
Awesome, that 2012/13 Focus ST and RS look awesome, especially since they are gonna make it over here. How old is that EU design? 2015 is the next major redesign?
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I'll believe it when i see it. I doubt the fabled US Focus RS will ever come.
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2012 is the first gen of the EU in the US
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Saw one today at O'Hare. I think it's the one owned by the guy who runs focaljet
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Saw one today at O'Hare. I think it's the one owned by the guy who runs focaljet
Tiny, expensive, and kind of queer, tbh...

Id wait for the Abarth, gonna be faster than the GTI.
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