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post #1 of 3 Old 11-08-2011, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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Emma finally has her plates on and drove her around a to show her off. I've been smiling all day! Runs and brakes like a champ. But, good story about why Fords are great.

My buddy has a '97 Ram 1500 with about 150k on the odometer. He's been having some tranny troubles, so we took it for a drive after he put new fluid, gasket, and filter in it. Ran okay for about a mile, and then when he put it in reverse to turn around at an intersection... the truck said and stopped dead. After pushing it off to the side of the road, one of friends rolls up and drives me back to my truck. I came back, chained her up to the Ram, cranked her into first, hazards on, and towed her back the mile to his house. Needless to say, there was some speculation about how good the C6 is compared to the Dodge transmissions...


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Gotta love these ole Fords aint nothing like them, or that can kill them.


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