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Old 04-05-2005, 21:01   #1 (permalink)
George Adams
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Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?


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Old 04-05-2005, 22:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

George Adams wrote:
> Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
> Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
> models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
> mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
> etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>
>
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No timing belt(s)!

Great cars. See:

www.crownvic.net

Rob
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Old 04-06-2005, 05:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

George Adams wrote:
>
> Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
> Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
> models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
> mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
> etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>
>
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Good choice for a car!

Have you also considered some of the early 90s Licoln town cars? Really
awesome machines, tho I think some might have been accused of finicky
transmissions.
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Old 04-06-2005, 10:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

police had trouble when rearended, exploding gas tanks, fixed in
recent years.
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Old 04-06-2005, 16:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

On 5 Apr 2005 22:29:01 -0500, george9219@aol-dot-com.no-spam.invalid
(George Adams) wrote:

>Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
>Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
>models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
>mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
>etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>
>
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bwhahahahahahahahahahaha
what a fool

hurc ast
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Old 04-06-2005, 18:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

In article <m-CdnSnrGpUX_s7fRVn-jQ@usadatanet.net>, trainfan1
<lmsearing@usdatanet.net> wrote:

> Great cars.


I drove a Crown Vic as a rental on a business trip last year. Not my
type of car, but I have to admit it was pretty nice. Smooth ride. Good
sound system. I had my Powerbook with me so I burned a new CD for the
day each evening. :)
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Old 04-06-2005, 19:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

Around 4/6/2005 9:36 AM, big-spud@shaw.ca wrote:

> police had trouble when rearended, exploding gas tanks, fixed in
> recent years.


I'd like to see /you/ not explode when you're standing still and you're
hit by a vehicle going 70-80 MPH... ;)


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Old 04-08-2005, 08:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

see the newer thread titled "4.6L engine question"
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"George Adams" <george9219@aol-dot-com.no-spam.invalid> wrote in message
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> Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
> Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
> models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
> mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
> etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>
>
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Old 04-08-2005, 19:02   #9 (permalink)
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On 5 Apr 2005 22:29:01 -0500, george9219@aol-dot-com.no-spam.invalid
(George Adams) wrote:

>Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
>Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
>models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
>mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
>etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>
>
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run away
hurc ast
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Old 04-08-2005, 19:02   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Ford Crown Vic/Mercury Grand Marquis

On Sat, 09 Apr 2005 00:32:00 +0000, wrote:

> On 5 Apr 2005 22:29:01 -0500, george9219@aol-dot-com.no-spam.invalid
> (George Adams) wrote:
>
>>Hello, everybody. I am considering purchasing a used Crown Vic or
>>Mercury Grand Marquis for my wife. I have been looking at 1997 -2000
>>models with varying mileages. Can anyone give me an idea of the
>>mileage of major service points, such as timing belt replacement,
>>etc? Also, anything special I should know about these vehicles?
>>
>>
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> run away
> hurc ast


You must not have much of a life. Don't you have someone special in your
life to occupy your time? Most trolls don't. I actually feel kind of sorry
for you, poor guy.
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