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Old 19th November 2008, 21:39   #1
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Default Howdy ! car lover from New York City.

Nice to be here among automotive lovers, with people who live and breath cars like me. Personally as much as I love Japenese and European cars, theyre just too efficient and expensive, I prefer American cars which are just fast, and have personality.

I drive a 1994 Ford Taurus SHO (Super High Output), engine developed by Yamaha for Ford, mated to a Mazda 6 tranny. Even though the car was a slow seller, it has developed into a kind of cult car for Taurus enthusiasts. This is my second one, the first one was a 5 speed 1992 SHO which had in excess of 180,000 miles on it. Drove across the country in it, thru heavy rains, snow....it never stopped. I wish Ford could go back and build its cars like they did the SHO.
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Old 19th November 2008, 23:50   #2
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Quite a few people turning up from the U.S. thesedays, which is good.

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Even though the car was a slow seller
No surprise there. The lack of a D on the shifter and the addition of a 3rd pedal is enough to confuse the hell out of most Americans - no exaggerations there.

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Hello Vikram,

A warm welcome to T-BHP family.

If you eat, drink and sleep cars, then certainly this is the place for you. I too agree with your generic statments on the cars.

Do post some pictures of Ford Taurus SHO.

C Ya.
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Quite a few people turning up from the U.S. thesedays, which is good.
Is it because of the economic slowdown? Just kidding.
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Old 20th November 2008, 21:19   #5
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Welcome Vikram. Agreed! I am a fan of *some* American cars, purely for their character, muscle & flamboyance. Your Taurus SHO sounds like the ultimate sleeper, how about some pictures?

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Hey, welcome. Nice car..is its a 3.0 or 3.2?
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Hello.
Welcome to Team-BHP!

Quite a few people turning up from the U.S. thesedays, which is good.


No surprise there. The lack of a D on the shifter and the addition of a 3rd pedal is enough to confuse the hell out of most Americans - no exaggerations there.

Take some time out to go through our posting rules. Enjoy!
Well my auto does have a D, Americans in general dont do stick shifts, though the auto sold more then the sticks, and my earlier SHO was a stick, I prefer it to my current auto which seems really dull even though they bumped up 200 cc from 3.0 to a 3.2 to compensate for the auto trans.

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Hello.
Welcome to Team-BHP!

Quite a few people turning up from the U.S. thesedays, which is good.


No surprise there. The lack of a D on the shifter and the addition of a 3rd pedal is enough to confuse the hell out of most Americans - no exaggerations there.

Take some time out to go through our posting rules. Enjoy!
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Hey, welcome. Nice car..is its a 3.0 or 3.2?
This ones a 3.2 auto, the ealier one was a 3.0 stick which was a great car to drive, these dweebs in spiced up civics used to pull up next to me and I always managed to pip em without any extra effort. the engine is just so linear in the stick.

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Hello Vikram,

A warm welcome to T-BHP family.

If you eat, drink and sleep cars, then certainly this is the place for you. I too agree with your generic statments on the cars.

Do post some pictures of Ford Taurus SHO.

C Ya.

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