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by MerkurScorpio
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Ford Threatens Enthusiast Sites With Lawsuits Over Copyright
Replies: 13
Views: 1716

Thanks for posting that Brad! Sounds fair to me.
by MerkurScorpio
Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Ford Threatens Enthusiast Sites With Lawsuits Over Copyright
Replies: 13
Views: 1716

Ford Threatens Enthusiast Sites With Lawsuits Over Copyright

Everyone should take a quick read of this. Apparently Ford is threatening to bring substantial lawsuits against websites that use any Ford trademark without explicit permission to do so. According to an article on Jalopnik: "In a recent letter to enthusiast web sites, Ford's reportedly requiring the...
by MerkurScorpio
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: O.J. Finally put where he belonged 14 years ago...
Replies: 14
Views: 2466

chadbratt wrote:Image
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by MerkurScorpio
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Another Scorpio Coming Home!
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

Right. But the only sound coming from Arizona is crickets. Or Gila Monsters belching. YMMV 8) Maybe it's just the demands of a life with a wife, four kids, launching a new business, and a new job pending... I dunno. "MerkurScorpio's" reply is just gonna have to do for now-- don't have time for book...
by MerkurScorpio
Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: O.J. Finally put where he belonged 14 years ago...
Replies: 14
Views: 2466

Hey OJ! Don't drop the soap!
by MerkurScorpio
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Ah, crap!
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

I'm going to try to hop on over to Borders this weekend to see if they have this book. I'm really curious!
by MerkurScorpio
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorpio Shots
Replies: 11
Views: 2601

:shock: HOLY MATCHING MERKURS BATMAN!
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Ah, crap!
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

the car that is actually featured in the book is the European-market second generation Ford Scorpio (the one with the frog eye headlights). If that's the case, I'm hard-pressed to disagree with his assessment. Mind you, I'd love to get the 2.5 TD and MT-75 out of one for transplant into my "truck"....
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Ah, crap!
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

Hey guess what! It may not be the Merkur Scorpio at all that's in the book. According to Wikipedia (I know I know, not the most reliable source in the world), the car that is actually featured in the book is the European-market second generation Ford Scorpio (the one with the frog eye headlights).
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Another Scorpio Coming Home!
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

Hogwash. That's what psychologists would call transference--an issue/problem one has with something else is transferred to another by the interlocutor. XRs are the species that require bravery in mastering--if one is inexperienced with turbocharged engines, and for the Xr's spaghetti maze of hoses,...
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Ah, crap!
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

Boo!

I'm curious to see a copy of the book though. I wonder what the author says specifically about the Scorpio? Probably typical Merkurisms, like the electronics and rusty wheel wells. I suppose the styling is also rather peculiar to some.
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Another Scorpio Coming Home!
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

Most Scorpios I've seen have developed problems with all the bells and whistles, since they are so loaded with them, and electrical problems seem to be the Achilles Heel of the marque. Whoever puts forth the effort into an XR will at least be rewarded with performance. That "spaghetti maze" is easi...
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorpio Shots
Replies: 11
Views: 2601

I'm not sure why the pictures aren't working for you Ed. I've always posted them from my Facebook account and never had any problems with people unable to see them. You don't have to be a Facebook user to see these pics. As of the moment, I don't actually have a hoster. Sorry! On another note, those...
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: 10 Years since I got my Scorpio! (Purchased 12/2/98)
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

10 Years since I got my Scorpio! (Purchased 12/2/98)

Today's kind of an exciting day because it marks exactly 10 years since I purchased the "HookSport" Scorpio! Unfortunately, she's in the shop still, so I don't get to celebrate with the car, but it's still cool (and kind of scary) to think I've owned my Scorpio for 10 years. It honestly doesn't feel...
by MerkurScorpio
Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Another Scorpio Coming Home!
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

Wonder why I haven't been able to see the photos--I've opened this thread on three separate occasions, but not photos displayed. :?: YMMV 8) Looks like they're hosted by Akamai. I don't know about you, but I block everything on sight in the 96.16.0.0 to 96.17.255.255 range. Warning: this will slow ...