Thread: Ford's Cash Cow
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Kyle View Post
Maybe do but ford is by far a superior truck.

I have had 4 Chevys 1/2 tons and 1 f150. I absolutely love my f150 KR. Pulls better and rides nicer.

Ford also didn't have the bail out. If I went out of business Obama wouldn't help me and I understand it keeps people at work but it really burns me up that someone got a second chance to mess up their finances again. I have a hard time with that. But ford flat out hauls better.
You're right....they didn't officially get any "bail out" money, but they sure did take out a whole bunch of low interest Government loans at a very opportunistic time. They also received some timely Government help in the 80's with the transmission "recall" that didn't end up being a recall. The Big 3 have all gotten plenty of Government "bail outs" over the years.
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