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Old 01-26-2008, 05:04 PM   #1
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Anyone ever wonder.....

.....why Ford put the Focus fuel door on the passenger side, while every other Ford has it on the driver's side???


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Old 01-26-2008, 05:07 PM   #2
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because it's Europen...lol
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:18 PM   #3
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but the Feista they sell in Mexico has it on the driver side...
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:51 PM   #4
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I prefer the filler on the pass. side.......it gives you plenty of room to open the driver's door without banging it on the pumps or the raised pump island or stanchions etc., especially with some stations that don't have a lot of room around the pumps. My Nissan Maxi has the filler on the driver's side.......I prefer the Focus in this reguard.
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Old 01-26-2008, 06:32 PM   #5
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Because they can. :P
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Because that's the correct side.
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Because, like alot of other "normal" people. They didn't really care where the fuel door ended up... I actually wish it could have been somewhere on the trunk. hehe /sarcasm
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Old 01-26-2008, 08:13 PM   #8
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My Mustang GT has the fuel door on the passengers side.
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IDK, Im pretty sure it's not the fact that europeans drive on the left side of the road; or else the Escort's would of been like it. I had 2 escorts and was use to the fact that the tank was on the drivers side; and was embarrassed a couple of time I had my focuse thinking that the tank was still on the left hand side.
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Old 01-26-2008, 08:29 PM   #10
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yeah I drove a 94 Accord for a while that had the tank fill on the drivers side. Probably the first 5 times after I got the focus I was quite embarrassed having to turn the car around to access the right side. lol
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