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Old 06-23-2011, 10:33 AM   #1
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"The little Car That Could" ...A Focus Story

Ran into this bitter sweet artical in my morning paper, thought i'll share...
http://www.unionleader.com/article/2...WS07/706239987


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Old 06-23-2011, 10:57 AM   #2
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wonder what caused it to go up in flames?
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Old 06-23-2011, 11:16 AM   #3
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that is crazy. a lot of miles.
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Old 06-23-2011, 11:18 AM   #4
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Poor little focus. :( I hate how people say Found On Road Dead. Their cars definetly dont have 300k on them. lol My gf's dad has a ranger with 320k on it.
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Old 06-23-2011, 01:19 PM   #5
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Almost 300,000 miles all I can say is I hope mine last that long!!
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Old 06-23-2011, 01:24 PM   #6
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Almost 300,000 miles all I can say is I hope mine last that long!!
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Old 06-24-2011, 01:15 AM   #7
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My neighbor has 265,000 on his 01 wagon.He had a 03 Windstar with over 325,000 miles
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Nice sad story, lil' focus that could. I shed a e-tear for it.
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Old 06-24-2011, 01:35 AM   #9
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wonder what caused it to go up in flames?
Yeah; that's what I was wondering.
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Old 06-24-2011, 12:55 PM   #10
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I bet an electrical short.. too bad it died with just 900 hundred to go.
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