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Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By kantuckid
This above and forget about RT66. Not to move...

This above and forget about RT66. Not to move toward a brand war on MC's but there are lots of places that will rent you other brands and on the west coast too. Remember that the west coast, as...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By kantuckid
Yes-we have no frame of reference?:ear If a...

Yes-we have no frame of reference?:ear
If a year or so, I vote sell as no matter what you say it's easily replaced. I also vote for the little bike solution or a scoot-bike is more versatile.
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Thanks Jason. That fee is same as I have paid...

Thanks Jason.
That fee is same as I have paid on some Tundra buys I've made over the past years. I'm now calmed down,ha.
As for 2015 Ford price points- "there is a guy" on the F-150 Forum that...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Talk about no BS fees-the new Ford truck invoices...

Talk about no BS fees-the new Ford truck invoices have an "advertising Assessment fee" added into the figures. On the PU invoices I'm looking at $700-800+ amounts. I don't know yet who "gets" that...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I have been talking to a number of dealers online...

I have been talking to a number of dealers online & via phone. My email to the web mgr at Varner got zero answer! No contact from them is weird! Most dealer you gotta run them off it seems...:eek1
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By kantuckid
Schizz I wasn't directing anything here toward...

Schizz I wasn't directing anything here toward you or any other person here, just have some strong ideas about the cop finger pointing in the USA media now & I abused this thread to get in my...
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By kantuckid
Tony Huegel's "Colorado Byways" is not aimed at...

Tony Huegel's "Colorado Byways" is not aimed at just MC's but has some good info. to get you acquainted with CO.
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By kantuckid
Not to "go off on a political/racial tangent" ,...

Not to "go off on a political/racial tangent" , like much of the USA recently!!!!!!:huh but if you believe what lots of people/demonstrators are suggesting then the good guys are the bad guys here in...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,345
Posted By kantuckid
Was the automatic weapon pointed "at you" or held...

Was the automatic weapon pointed "at you" or held by the kid? After all is said about whos holding the weapons, most troops are kids here or there.
Just a thought, not "hitting on your post"....
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I read the offers & rarely do they apply to me. I...

I read the offers & rarely do they apply to me. I got USAA & a returning customer on my last buy in 12/12 & I did a short finance paying the first 3 months payments for another savings minus the...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Can I do better than straight invoice, no fees, ...

Can I do better than straight invoice, no fees, on a new order truck? :ear

I don't qualify for Ford financing, Ford trade incentive or "Ford anything else" I've read about.
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By kantuckid
I guess you mean the top case brackets? I have no...

I guess you mean the top case brackets? I have no idea on them. I started to use the SKB casaes & changed my mind to smaller pelican 1520 as make the width same as handlebar ends on those sideracks....
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
You do, of course, understand that I'm making a...

You do, of course, understand that I'm making a tongue in cheek statement above?
"pardon the pun"?:D
Seriously but only in a conversational way- Not one of my 5 careers was in sales-other than 5.5...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
In the FWIW category: Per above I just got an...

In the FWIW category: Per above I just got an email from Woodhouse Ford in Blair, NE stating they are the largest Ford dealer in the world. We'll see who gets my deal...:D
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Invoice is lower but doc fees are locked in on X...

Invoice is lower but doc fees are locked in on X plan. dealers seem willing to sell at a price below X-plan so not interesting to join a club for a non deal?
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
With a Ford F-150 the price point on a new or lot...

With a Ford F-150 the price point on a new or lot truck seems to be invoice or below-or you payed too much! Truecar is above invoice but who knows which dealer "wants my buy"? Time will tell. A...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
FWIW, I sent what I thought was a "nice" email &...

FWIW, I sent what I thought was a "nice" email & no response? maybe they don't like to sell @ invoice?
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
AKA as the "home of the $899 document fee!"...

AKA as the "home of the $899 document fee!" WOW!
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
They are the "home of the $199 pinstripe add...

They are the "home of the $199 pinstripe add on"-see their window stickers!:huh
In this thread I've been made aware of not only the $900 document fee but also $199 pinstripes. Deals, deals...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By kantuckid
This.

This.
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,983
Posted By kantuckid
Did I read anywhere in this thread that you have...

Did I read anywhere in this thread that you have a shop for using this press?:huh
Seems I'm missing something here? :huh:earI see the truck & trailer part-not much else...:D
There are a lot of...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,180
Posted By kantuckid
My T-50 is too old for the job in discussion-...

My T-50 is too old for the job in discussion- maybe it used to work like above but not now. I suppose the spring is worn out as it will shoot them in wood,etc., easily but when I started to recover...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By kantuckid
Yes, those are Wolfman racks-no longer made but...

Yes, those are Wolfman racks-no longer made but the ones I chose for my G650GS. I have Pelicans self mtd on mine using Happy trails puck set. They were sold for Woflmans own soft luggage but as they...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
See post #4-you/me are doing the same thing. ...

See post #4-you/me are doing the same thing.

I sort of think the sales guy would know the rebates but maybe forget the various dates as they come & go all year long. Maybe it was an "O wow!...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
OK, dirtdabber, whats your suggestion?:ear Are...

OK, dirtdabber, whats your suggestion?:ear Are you saying that I/we should hope for a deal that's 7% below "todays" "invoice price" because it's inflated? :ear
Ya gotta go by "something",right?:lol3...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Thanks Jasonmt!

Thanks Jasonmt!
Forum: Americas 11-23-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By kantuckid
I can't get past the idea of building those...

I can't get past the idea of building those steps! Talk about a killer! I worked for a contractor many years ago & we were building the concrete boat ramps @ Lake Perry,KS and I thought...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I have Bill Collins on my list to contact. ...

I have Bill Collins on my list to contact.
(for other readers here:well known in this state as the car dealer/dentist/husband of one of our better guvs Martha Layne Collins-he did a crooked deal...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I have been reading on the www.blueovalforums.com...

I have been reading on the www.blueovalforums.com about Fords X plan . It appears to me that the plan price uses the commonly seen "invoice price" as can be viewed by anyone online. There is a forum...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I just went on the Ford Partner website & typed...

I just went on the Ford Partner website & typed in the PIN XB350. That opened the info pages which are the same, FWIW as I read on some KY dealer web pages. It did have additional e.g.'s of some MSRP...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I agree with all you said (post 13) and am aware...

I agree with all you said (post 13) and am aware of those facts-other than the big vs. small dealer aspect, wherein I was under the wrong notion, by thinking the big guys had a price paid advantage...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I have already sent an email to the web sales mgr...

I have already sent an email to the web sales mgr at Varner, his name is Holstein. Your price question was just being conversational not gonna affect my deal of course. Machinebuilder- I served my...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
OK, thanks. A son lives in Knoxv & I'm shopping...

OK, thanks.
A son lives in Knoxv & I'm shopping that area too as we get there often for grandkids,etc..
I mix up the A/X/Z plans as I don't qualify for any of them anyway-so I have determined. I...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I took a look at their website before supper....

I took a look at their website before supper. They show their stock as "coming with" the Ford incentives of trade in cash/1500,finance cash/1000, ford cash/1500 even though I wouldn't get the first...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
I made my 1st phone contact today to a ford...

I made my 1st phone contact today to a ford dealer. It's a small one in a town of 5k people about 45k N of me. I asked the guy if he could tell me how the Ford buying programs worked-the 3 are called...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,492
Posted By kantuckid
I had one of the pricey ones for a bit but as...

I had one of the pricey ones for a bit but as they all read high from sun- "they have no usefulness!" I've had a freeby, zipper pull style on my tank bag for several years & thats the way to go. Gets...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By kantuckid
One potential challenge to a MC trip involving a...

One potential challenge to a MC trip involving a wedding & camping is how much garb the wedding part takes combined with camping which has a bare minimum of at least shelter & sleeping stuff. Lets...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By kantuckid
Ford Trucks-Need a dealer- Midwest/E. USA that sells low?

:earTell me if you know a dealer the sells new to my order sheet, no trade, straight deal on Ford F-150's @ low margin?:ear:ear:ear
Needs to be within logical fly & drive distance of KY, say ~ 1,000...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,129
Posted By kantuckid
There should be a solution for the road in the...

There should be a solution for the road in the picture? After all, it's flat! Steep grades or areas of soft ground or washouts are usually the worst to solve. I must use DGA crushed rock on my very...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By kantuckid
Yeh, this above from OP IS confusing.:D FWIW, I...

Yeh, this above from OP IS confusing.:D
FWIW, I spent years as a skilled trades person AND as a technical careers counselor/career advisor.
The op seems to be saying that he has skill and is...
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