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Old 08-01-2002, 04:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 08-01-2002, 05:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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that's rediculous. I thought the Excursion held a good market niche. I almost bought one a couple months ago. It's the only SUV offered with a diesel...

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i think they lost all of their market by making it so damn expensive, along with the F250/350. i read somewhere that ford makes $15,000 profit on an excursion!!! now thats just ridiculous. maybe if they catered more to the person that would need one, IE average joe who needs to haul a lot of people plus a trailer, they would sell tons.

cloth seats, bench front
manual trans
steel wheels
plastic front end like in the base model 250/350

and they would sell like hot cakes. highway depts, govt agencies, etc would be all over them. a diesel, manual transmission workhorse that can haul 9 people plus gear.
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I think it would be badass to have a Excurz on 44's...

I don't see very many of them Excursions where I live (KC), nor where my family lives ('Bama).
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Old 08-04-2002, 05:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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9V, I agree with you about the commercial petential. Ford is just to centered on making yuppies happy. Leather on saddles yes. Vinyl on seats.
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Old 08-04-2002, 07:52 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Oh well, they dropped the Fullsize Bronco line and the re-sale prices dropped like a rock... Hopefully, the same will happen here and we can start picking up PSD Excursions for cheap prices
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