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Unread 01-29-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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How about an F-150 with a turbo V8 on 35" tires... from the factory??

It's called the Ford Raptor. Looks awesome to me. I'm normally a Ram guy, but this sounds great. It'll have a lower and wider body, more like a factory baja racer

http://www.pickuptruck.com/html/news...tor/page1.html

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http://blogs.fourwheeler.com/6227838...150/index.html

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Unread 01-29-2008, 07:24 PM   #2
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Im a ford man throughout but im not gonna hold my breath.
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Unread 01-29-2008, 07:30 PM   #3
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No good pictures.... WTF! Do we just imagine this truck in our heads?
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Unread 01-29-2008, 08:38 PM   #4
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No good pictures.... WTF! Do we just imagine this truck in our heads?
Yea pretty much. I'm imagining it something like Robosaurus with Rockwell 2 1/2 ton axles
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Unread 01-29-2008, 09:46 PM   #5
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I want to see the new Ford Platinum F150. The Detroit Auto Show had one, but they didnt have anything by it to tell about it and it was all locked up on a platform. About the only difference I saw was the badging and all the chrome though. But it's gotta be pretty sweet inside and under the hood.
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Unread 01-29-2008, 10:26 PM   #6
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Its funny they are talking about making this and today I heard they were going to cut a crap load of jobs.
It would be nice though, SVT is dead right?
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I'd rather they make a new Lightning.
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I'd rather they make a new Lightning.
Yeah, me to. But they hired some dyke to be president a few years back and she axed SVT and other performance stuff.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 12:17 AM   #9
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Yeah, me to. But they hired some dyke to be president a few years back and she axed SVT and other performance stuff.
Like Toyota. Stop making fun cars and start making high-volume white-bread sedans. Good cars, just plain.
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I'd rather they make a new Lightning.
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Its funny they are talking about making this and today I heard they were going to cut a crap load of jobs.
Okay, I don't get it, What's the punchline? Why is it funny?
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Ford needs to fire the person that makes the names
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Ford needs to fire the person that makes the names
Just a project name. They'll probably call it something different closer to production
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Too bad i lost my "at least they circled the problem" picture, but anyways... It's a ford..enough said
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