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post #1 of 34 Old 07-27-2009, 07:59 AM Thread Starter
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Gov trying to push FORD out?

I was talking with a friend the other day about the gov takeover of GM and Chrysler, and he made a prediction that the gov would 'force' FORD out of the market place. Now, I am seeing commercials for Chrysler, talking about how the GOVERNMENT was going to match your down payment so you could own a DODGE.
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"I do not want to run auto companies" obama 2009
That son of a b!tch is REALLY making me angry, to the point where I think bad things :

How do the rest of you feel about the comment about the gov trying to force FORD out by undercutting the autos they/we OWN?



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I won't own anything Government Motors, period. Ford will get all of my business, as soon as my son gets out of college and I can afford to get rid of that POS Chevy truck.

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I am sure they will try but I see that failing miserably. I have less than zero faith in anything the feds run so I have absolutely no doubt they will fail miserably.

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Me and my family are and have been Ford all the way for years now. Never have been able to buy new tho... But I do buy Motorcraft parts when possible, hope that helps.

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I am sure they will try but I see that failing miserably. The have less than zero faith in anything the feds run so I have absolutely no doubt they will fail miserably.
Wish this were so, but I just don't see many people caring enough. So many people are just too short-sighted, they only want the good deal or the gas-sipping econo-box.


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I saw the dodge "gov match" crap. If you read the fine print, they are matching up to $4500 for the cash for clunkers program. The $4500 rebate still applies if you don't have a clunker.


Ford is doing the same thing, they just don't match it.

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Every car manufacturer in the US is doing the $4500 thing. But the matching thing

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I didn't know about the match part. My Ford dealer has called twice last week trying to get me to come in and trade. I just don't want to buy new right now.

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I seen a commercial here in San Diego for the 4500 matching thing and 5400 cash back from Ford.... Looks like their doing allright to me.

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I own a chevy.. and i love the truck.. but this makes me sick.. i have and always will love ford.. i had to sell mine because im starting a family soon so i got an employee discount on a chevy.. but i will always love ford.. and one day i will more than likely go back.. i dont think there is any way ford will go under.. they have had the number 1 selling truck for i dont even know how long.. and i think it will continue..

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