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Old 08-14-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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Ford Transit Connnect

Why oh why do I like this so much?


I drove one today- and it didn't stop the longing...
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Old 08-14-2010, 05:48 PM   #2
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So get one already.
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Old 08-14-2010, 05:52 PM   #3
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LOL

It's ostensibly for my wife- and after her wanting to get something that seated 5... ...and me talking about gas mileage cars- I agreed to look at the transit connect- and she promptly fell in love with the new Fiesta.

Well, that issue and the matter of a car payment. We've been vehicle-payment free for a while- not sure I want to jump back into that.
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Old 08-14-2010, 07:39 PM   #4
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If someone (Ursa-Minor are you listening?) would install a custom roof bed like you can get on the Honda Element this could be a near perfect vehicle.


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Old 08-14-2010, 07:51 PM   #5
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Needs to haul two bikes and have way more than 130hp, fugly too?
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Old 08-14-2010, 08:01 PM   #6
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Old 08-14-2010, 08:15 PM   #7
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I will wait until they start offering the long wheelbase vehicle, with the bigger engine. Then I just have to put up with it's looks.
Dog, I miss my Astro.
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Old 08-14-2010, 08:36 PM   #8
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:07 PM   #9
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Needs to haul two bikes and have way more than 130hp, fugly too?

You mean it needs to be a big bloated standard American Van? We have those already.

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Old 08-14-2010, 09:21 PM   #10
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You mean it needs to be a big bloated standard American Van? We have those already.
No, a stretch model of the transit connect with a few more ponies and std transmission. I've had two ford full size vans, even with the six and tall geared they were gas hogs. In a year~ the ford euro transit van (sprinter size) is supposed to replace the econoline.
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:26 PM   #11
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:27 PM   #12
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No, a stretch model of the transit connect with a few more ponies and std transmission. I've had two ford full size vans, even with the six and tall geared they were gas hogs. In a year~ the ford euro transit van (sprinter size) is supposed to replace the econoline.
What I said, Marty.
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:37 PM   #13
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Old 08-14-2010, 09:45 PM   #14
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What I said, Marty.
What was the last year for the astro?
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Old 08-14-2010, 10:57 PM   #15
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I would sooooo have a Transit -IF- it was available with a good little diesel (damn, how do spell diesle?).

It looks fully capable EXCEPT for out on the open road at freeway speeds.
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