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Ford outlives Chevrolet #4598450
12/08/17 08:09 PM
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StevieC Online content OP
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Must be all the pushing... LOL


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598458
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Old Henry had a real mean streak in him.....people like that live longer it seems.That being said,I prefer old Ford trucks vs equivalent GMs...just saying.

Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598459
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Can Hear Every Valve Rattling On Long Extended Trips........ lol


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598468
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Bear down for good copies!


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598474
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Henry lived 21 years longer than Louis.
Unlike Mr. Ford, Mr. Chevrolet was always up late at night designing quality, innovative automobiles. Must have affected his health.

Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598483
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Ford at least kept their act together.not all that gov. loan [censored].


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598485
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Louis Chevrolet probably drank too much French Bubbly and passed over from a bad liver. Ed


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: Eddie] #4598495
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..............

Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: Eddie] #4598496
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Originally Posted By: Eddie
Louis Chevrolet probably drank too much French Bubbly and passed over from a bad liver. Ed


Probably so....every time Henry made a bad move, Louis would celebrate with a toast of that French Bubbly! I bet he had it shipped in by the box car!

Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598503
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This helps explain why my Ford's keep running decade after decade. I have to give them away to justify the purchase of new ones. My oldest one, a '98 F150 is nearing 360K miles.


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598507
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Heh heh Louis Chevrolet was a racing car driver. He sold his name to Durant or Leland of GM. Sorta like Carlo Rossi and Gallo grin2


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598534
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Right, Chevrolet had little to do with the cars actually made. It was Durant's show. GM bought the name.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074V454WS?tag=moviefone-20 is a good documentary on what happened back then.
Dodge Brothers were real designers & engineers who died too early due to the worldwide Spanish Flu in 1920.

Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: BalticBob] #4598539
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Originally Posted By: BalticBob
Henry lived 21 years longer than Louis.
Unlike Mr. Ford, Mr. Chevrolet was always up late at night designing quality, innovative automobiles. Must have affected his health.


crackmeup Thanks I needed that.


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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598593
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Never understood the whole Chevy vs Ford thing. I nowadays prefer the F150's but was still impressed with a Silverado I rented minus the cheap interior. Id be happy with either smile


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
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Re: Ford outlives Chevrolet [Re: StevieC] #4598708
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We toured the automotive hall of fame up in Dearborn last month. Pretty interesting on how it's all strung together.

As much as I like Ford Motor Company, he (Henry) is given credit where none is due really. The assembly line for example. He had actually nothing to do with the idea.

I really dislike how he treated his son Edsel, but that's another story. There may also be more to the story. Who knows.


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