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Old 01-10-2006, 17:01   #1 (permalink)
I Love Edsels
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Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
what should she get to replace it?
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Old 01-10-2006, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort


"I Love Edsels" <henry@ford.com> wrote in message
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> and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
> what should she get to replace it?


An army tank???


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Old 01-11-2006, 02:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

It depends on how much she is willing to spend. Get her into a new
Ford Focus. After a test drive she might love it. It's a world
seller. Feel the tight steering on that car, it corners like a go cart
and is as nimble as they get.



East-

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Old 01-11-2006, 03:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 00:18:22 GMT, I Love Edsels <henry@ford.com>
wrote:

>and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
>what should she get to replace it?


Some might say driving lessons and another car.

You could start by asking what she want's. Letting her drive some of
what she thinks she wants and then find something in her budget
closest to what she likes.

Just my take on it seeing as she will be the one driving it.
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Old 01-11-2006, 08:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

I haven't replaced the 97 Escort Wagon, but I have bought three Escape that
we really like. They are roomier than the Escort wagon, have better
visibility, and get pretty decent mileage.
"I Love Edsels" <henry@ford.com> wrote in message
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> and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
> what should she get to replace it?



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Old 01-11-2006, 21:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

Something with a 5 star crash test rating.....


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> what should she get to replace it?



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Old 01-12-2006, 11:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

I thought about the crash rating too... other considerations are
a small weak engine, excellent headlights, auto trans, and
maybe a snitch box like in GM cars...she is in her 80's and
has a bit of a careless tendency regarding stop signs and
checking for oncoming traffic. Also she likes to drive too fast.



On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 04:42:48 GMT, "Jim Warman"
<mechanic@telusplanet.net> wrote:

>Something with a 5 star crash test rating.....
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>"I Love Edsels" <henry@ford.com> wrote in message
>news:bjj8s1deheirien32okc2bamp2mjpcle39@4ax.com...
>> and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
>> what should she get to replace it?

>

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Old 01-12-2006, 11:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

Under those circumstances, a late model Taurus would be an excellent choice.

Get the Vulcan 3.0 engine.

CJB

"I Love Edsels" <henry@ford.com> wrote in message
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>I thought about the crash rating too... other considerations are
> a small weak engine, excellent headlights, auto trans, and
> maybe a snitch box like in GM cars...she is in her 80's and
> has a bit of a careless tendency regarding stop signs and
> checking for oncoming traffic. Also she likes to drive too fast.
>
>
>
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 04:42:48 GMT, "Jim Warman"
> <mechanic@telusplanet.net> wrote:
>
>>Something with a 5 star crash test rating.....
>>
>>
>>"I Love Edsels" <henry@ford.com> wrote in message
>>news:bjj8s1deheirien32okc2bamp2mjpcle39@4ax.com...
>>> and she's OK, but thank God, the car is totalled.
>>> what should she get to replace it?

>>



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Old 01-12-2006, 11:01   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

I think she would prefer a Chevy Cobalt, they are totally superior to the
Focus, and now that chevy is slashing prices, probally much cheeper.

<eastwardbound2003@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> It depends on how much she is willing to spend. Get her into a new
> Ford Focus. After a test drive she might love it. It's a world
> seller. Feel the tight steering on that car, it corners like a go cart
> and is as nimble as they get.
>
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> East-
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Old 01-12-2006, 12:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Mom wrecked her 95 Escort

wha???

CJB

"Adam" <abuse@verizon.net> wrote in message
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>I think she would prefer a Chevy Cobalt, they are totally superior to the
>Focus, and now that chevy is slashing prices, probally much cheeper.
>
> <eastwardbound2003@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:1136972730.626436.126470@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>> It depends on how much she is willing to spend. Get her into a new
>> Ford Focus. After a test drive she might love it. It's a world
>> seller. Feel the tight steering on that car, it corners like a go cart
>> and is as nimble as they get.
>>
>>
>>
>> East-
>>

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