From: Wickeddoll´┐Ż on

"DH" ...
> "razz" ...
>>I guess it's pointless for me to repeat myself also. Being a Toy mechanic,
>> and I do mean Toy, for some time, I know for fact they are NO BETTER.
>
> I'll try to remember to ask my mechanic's opinion of Toyotas. If I ever
> see him again.
>

*snipping rest*

Bwahahaha!

Natalie


From: razz on
Why? You tired of bringing you r POS to him.
"DH" <dh(a)stargate.com> wrote in message
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> "razz" <razz(a)mts.net> wrote in message
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> >I guess it's pointless for me to repeat myself also. Being a Toy
mechanic,
> > and I do mean Toy, for some time, I know for fact they are NO BETTER.
>
> I'll try to remember to ask my mechanic's opinion of Toyotas. If I ever
see
> him again.
>
> > "JoeSpareBedroom" <dishborealis(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > news:_8fMh.5381$ya1.48(a)news02.roc.ny...
> >> Isn't there anyone in the house to explain "embarrassing" to you?
> >>
> >> "Mike Hunter" <mikehunt2(a)mailcity.com> wrote in message
> >> news:yLadnR7d6b1s5JzbnZ2dnUVZ_hqdnZ2d(a)ptd.net...
> >> > It is necessary to repeat well known facts, since some folks in the
NGs
> >> > are slow learners and uninformed. They like to think Toyota has all
> >> > the
> >> > best sellers, when actually only the Camry is a best seller. ;)
> >> >
> >> > mike
>
>
> Ummm... and don't they now outsell Chrysler in the US? And Ford's in
danger
> of becoming #3 in the US market.
>
> >> > "JoeSpareBedroom" <dishborealis(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
> >> > news:4aeMh.5215$B25.4777(a)news01.roc.ny...
> >> >> You might want to talk to your doctor about the frequency with which
> > you
> >> >> repeat yourself. Seriously.
> >> >>
> >> >> "Mike Hunter" <mikehunt2(a)mailcity.com> wrote in message
> >> >> news:WqqdnR8jSsJA8JzbnZ2dnUVZ_rSjnZ2d(a)ptd.net...
> >> >>> You are correct, people in the US know the best place to spend
their
> >> >>> hard earned money. That is why the F150 has been the best selling
> > truck
> >> >>> and the best selling vehicle, as well, for thirty years Ford
sells
> >> >>> more F series trucks alone than Toyota sell trucks and cars
combined
> >> >>> ;)
> >> >>>
> >> >>> mike
>
>
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From: Dave and Trudy on

"DH" <dh(a)stargate.com> wrote in message
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> "Mike Hunter" <mikehunt2(a)mailcity.com> wrote in message
> news:xLSdnVQE2pOT7ZzbnZ2dnUVZ_g6dnZ2d(a)ptd.net...
>> Toyota buyer do not understand trucks. Look at the hugh differance in
>> the RPMs at which the HP and torque is acheved. That is why the Ford
>> will drag the Tundra backward all over the lot in a Tug of War
>>
>> Tundra - 5.7L V-8 - 381 hp @ 5600 rpm 401 lb.-ft. @ 3600 rpm
>> F250 - 6.8L V-10 - 362 hp @ 4750 rpm 457 lb. -ft @ 3250 rpm
>>
>> mike
>
> I'd like to know what you think you're commenting on...
>
> [quote]
> I see that Toyota has more torque and more horsepower than the GM and
> Dodge
> 3/4 ton pickups, outclassed only by a Ford V-10. And probably that giant
> Navistar diesel engine, which is a $6K option.
> [end quote]

In fact, my "giant" Navistar diesel is only 0.3L larger than the Tundra V8.

DaveD
>


From: Matt Macchiarolo on

"JoeSpareBedroom" <dishborealis(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
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>
> I generally avoid companies who've previously sold me products that were
> intentionally made defective. I violated my rule once with Ford. I won't
> do it a second time unless they give me the product for free, and pay me a
> hefty aggravation bonus any time it had what I considered to be a stupid
> problem. $1000.00 per incident would be about right.
That pretty much rules out Honda for me...


From: Matt Macchiarolo on
It's like the difference between a V6 and a V8, it's not like you're buying
two engines as in buying the smaller version and upgrading later. IMHO most
buyers opt for the the diesel instead of the V10, take a look at that
upcharge....

"DH" <dh(a)stargate.com> wrote in message
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> "C. E. White" <cewhite3(a)removemindspring.com> wrote in message
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>> One more thing - The list price for a stripped F250 V-10 six speed
>> automatic is less than the price for a stripped Tundra 5.7L V-8 six speed
>> automatic even before the $3000 rebate on the F250 is figured in.
>>
>> Ed
>
> Y'know... I looked up F250 pricing on Edmunds and I was astonished to find
> that the V10 option was a mere $600.
>
> I suppose I should presume that Ford knows what they're doing with option
> pricing but that seems awfully low. I can't help but think that they
> could make an extra $400 (or more profit) by marking up that V10 option a
> bit. I would expect someone looking at the fuel economy of a V10 can't be
> anywhere near as much price-sensitive as they are determined to get a LOT
> of power.
>
> Do you think they're leaving money on the table or do you think that most
> V10 purchases are simply... "well, as long as you have one in stock and
> it's only a few hundred more..."?
>
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