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    I wonder if the Kangaroo had collision insurance.

    I wonder if the Kangaroo had collision insurance.
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    That's a limousine???

    That's a limousine???
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    Lol. Everything to you is "irrelevant." Why did...

    Lol. Everything to you is "irrelevant." Why did you even bother replying?
    BTW, I was referring to aftermarket window tinting which can be applied to the car (my limo and Town Car both have it). ...
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    Hey, there are risks everytime you step into a...

    Hey, there are risks everytime you step into a car!
    So tell me... (in the Matra world), what is safer: 1. Lap belts and shoulder belts or 2. Lap belts only.




    Kind of accurate that I am a...
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    Right. Which is probably why they are used (out...

    Right. Which is probably why they are used (out here) in police cars and taxi cabs.



    5.4L... would that be the 351?
    I agree; although the current 4.6's are well-built and reliable, they don't...
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    Some time back, I posted accident photos. A...

    Some time back, I posted accident photos. A description of the accident and the injuries to the driver and/or passengers. It is pretty clear that shoulder belts prevented the minor to moderate...
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    Lol. Yeah, if I drove it everyday, I would be...

    Lol. Yeah, if I drove it everyday, I would be broke by now! (It's driven once every 7-10 days.)



    Right, if you drive it hard, you get about 16 or 17 mpg. Maybe as low as 15. In all city...
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    Sounds about right. I've been averaging 20.5 mpg...

    Sounds about right. I've been averaging 20.5 mpg in my Town Car with about 75% surface street driving. I'm still amazed that a big luxury car with a V-8 can get the good mileage it does.

    Fleet...
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    Yeah, I would avoid the Cads of the '80s. They...

    Yeah, I would avoid the Cads of the '80s. They either tried using different engines like the above or putting in underpowered V-8s, like the 249-cu-in engine. What were they thinking? A 249 engine in...
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    How often does that happen, though? A shoulder...

    How often does that happen, though? A shoulder belt locks in place instantly, meaning the occupant is still against the seatback and there isn't much room to twist out of the belt (especially when...
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    I did post some mpg figures on the "Ford Crown...

    I did post some mpg figures on the "Ford Crown Vic" thread. It's around 17-25 mpg in the 4,000-lb Town Cars; maybe 1 mpg more on the Ford Crown Vic and Mercury Grand Marquis. In any case, very good...
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    I agree. The Lincoln Town Car is just about the...

    I agree. The Lincoln Town Car is just about the only luxury car which is a throwback to the '70s... full-frame, rear wheel drive, V-8. Possibly the Mercury Grand Marquis and Ford Crown Victoria, too....
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    Shoulder belts (which all of my cars have)...

    Shoulder belts (which all of my cars have) prevent being hurled against a steel dash.



    You may be a fan of plastic; I'm not. Let's face it, plastic is used because it's cheaper than metal and...
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    The 4.6L (281-cubic-inch) Ford V-8, used in...

    The 4.6L (281-cubic-inch) Ford V-8, used in Fords, Mercurys and Lincolns is all of the above.
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    I already said that one reason I like '50s and...

    I already said that one reason I like '50s and '60s American cars is because plastic was at a minimum back then.
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    Aluminum, chrome and metal, like they were in the...

    Aluminum, chrome and metal, like they were in the '50s and '60s.
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    The U.S. did not fund terrorism.

    The U.S. did not fund terrorism.
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    Then if you don't like that link, read the second...

    Then if you don't like that link, read the second one. ;)
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    Not going by your other post.

    Not going by your other post.
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    Unfortunately, yes. Which is one of several...

    Unfortunately, yes. Which is one of several reasons why I like '50s and '60s cars.
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    Sure... ...

    Sure...

    http://www.americanthinker.com/2006/02/saddam_and_alqaeda.html
    http://www.i-served.com/v-v-a-r.org/032206_Saddam_AlQaeda.htm
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    C'mon... everything inside a Japanese car is...

    C'mon... everything inside a Japanese car is plastic... the dash, the door panels, the console, etc.
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    No, much more than "one guy."

    No, much more than "one guy."
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    The cars from Japan use just as much, if not more.

    The cars from Japan use just as much, if not more.
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    That's because Clinton was president before 9/11....

    That's because Clinton was president before 9/11. A president who was more concerned about his poll ratings than the safety of his country.



    I have posted info before about Iraq's ties to...
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