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Old 12-18-2003, 07:03 PM
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http://www.ford.ca/main/default.asp?...Model=Marauder

heres a look, I've been offered one as a demo car?

I think SQ wise it would be top notch, check out the 360 camera shot and see how the dash/kick areas look to you guys.

I think if I take this offer I'll only use it for the circut/shows? < on the topic, think you personaly would ever walk across a room to see this style of car?

thanks guys.. black on black is what I love about it, but its a little boring no?

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I think the Maurauder would be an awesome SQ car. I simply love them and turn my head everytime I pass one in awe. Not a boring car in my mind and I'd definitely go up to it if I spotted it across the room. I'd say give er all the way and keep us posted of it's progress [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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I played road tag with one of these a few weeks ago..........gobs of torque, power and sounded very sweet!!
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I think the Marauder is really hot. I'd make a beeline to one at a demo show. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

And the exhaust note is wonderfull.
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Cool ride for sure. [img]graemlins/headbang.gif[/img]
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i've had a 92 grand marque and now have a 97 crown vic
both solid cars
and the marauder i would like but for that kind of money a zo6 vet is my car
marauder is a real nice car though
the only thing is you will be spending a bit on gas
exspecially if you do alot of driving
there good on highway and pigs in the city
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i also think the lincoln ls is an AWESOME car. Id consider buying one for sure.
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Old 12-18-2003, 08:24 PM
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Originally posted by Orion_95:
i also think the lincoln ls is an AWESOME car. Id consider buying one for sure.
My dad owns a 2003 Lincoln LS and it is the biggest POS that ever graced our roads.
It has been to the dealer 19 times in less than a year. It died on the highway and left my dad stranded a few weeks back. The stealership ended up having to change the whole engine. After that ordeal, the alternator died, new cats had to be installed etc etc etc. Never buy a Ford (Lincoln).
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Old 12-18-2003, 08:38 PM
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It is not available with a stick [img]graemlins/boring.gif[/img] Ď

I test drove one. This is a refreshed muscle car, decent brakes, decent steering, comfortable yet firm ride. I think it is made in Canada too, all the Crown Vics at the local Ford dealership are from Canada. I didnt listen to the stock radio, I was interested in a new performance car that I could tote kids and stuff in.

Pro: understated appearance but muscular
Pro: drove over road construction way too fast and i didnít jar my teeth out.
Pro; Quiet in the car, nice muscle toned exhaust note comes in and says hi!
Pro: good brakes, wouldnít autocross with them but streetable

Con: just not that fast, I hit the go pedal and waited for 2 seconds nothing ...then holy hell broke out and it pushed off the line. This is a BIG car the 300HP could grow to 400 with a blower and then it would be great in a straight line.

Con: It has a fast turn in and decent turn ratio but I smacked my head against the side window every time I pushed the envelope.
I wanted to love this car but my SHO's eat this thing up and spit it out performance wise. Decent auto shifter, a little lurchy during power accelerations. My first car was a Plymouth Sport Fury with a 440, and this car is trying to be the same car (without the rust).
Deep discounts on the Marauder down in the states. A local dealer had two on his lot for 6 months and they were sold for $27,000 US each.

With a performance upgrade this car would rule, freaking awesome if it had 400 HP, lower and firmer suspension, sport seats. I love its appearance though I donít know how it would pull people across a room it is more of a Q-ship. This is a slower Impala SS from a few years back.
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