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Is a ridgeline a pickup?

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?


    So no one knows what it looks like but the rendering isn’t good?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheIglu View Post
    Actual picture or rendering?
    The actual vehicle is still being camouflaged.

    Ford Authority usually has best info.

    Early sighting.
    https://fordauthority.com/2020/07/up...of-camouflage/

    Later, less camo.

    https://fordauthority.com/2021/03/20...-camo-to-date/

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by Garandman View Post
    So no one knows what it looks like but the rendering isn’t good?
    The quality of the rendering is what I'm talking about. It looks like a cartoon. Look at the roof rails, bed and rear bumper. It's cell shaded from the rear door back. The Maverick logo is particularly bad, too.

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    The Maverick definitely has my attention. The unibody doesn't bother me, but I know they'll never make a 2 door version with a decent size bed and a manual transmission rather than an SUV with a decorative open back. They'll pry my old ranger from my cold dead hands.

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by DirtDawg21892 View Post
    The Maverick definitely has my attention. The unibody doesn't bother me, but I know they'll never make a 2 door version with a decent size bed and a manual transmission rather than an SUV with a decorative open back. They'll pry my old ranger from my cold dead hands.
    But bro. You aren't supposed to enjoy driving vehicles. And you can't commute with a stick. It's miserable. An EV is the only answer. Just get a tesla. It might be really expensive but at least it also has terrible fit and finish as well as reliability!

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    Have a number of friends with Tesla S and they’ve been pretty happy. Tesla X owner, though, has had a lot of problems.

    One of the S owners lives in NJ. His parents live in Portsmouth, NH. He would drive to a SuperCharge station in CT and spend 40 minutes there, then drive the rest of the way up. But coming back he’d have to do the same thing. Plug in hybrids make a lot more sense to my mind.

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    as much as i depise elon and the company, the way theu have gotten people to consider evs is amazing. i also have to give them credit with the supercharger network, here is a company that came out of nowhere that has made long range ev travel possible. as a non tesla owner the ev charging systems in southern ct are a fucking joke, and limit long distance driving with the bolt. (yes one could do it, but for me its not worth the stress and inconvenience to try and take that long drive.)

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by OneCheekRider View Post
    I want that too, but in ute form with a V8 and manual trans:
    I had this as a company car, except it was blue


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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by csmutty View Post
    But bro. You aren't supposed to enjoy driving vehicles. And you can't commute with a stick. It's miserable. An EV is the only answer. Just get a tesla. It might be really expensive but at least it also has terrible fit and finish as well as reliability!
    I've driven 3 teslas and really enjoyed each of them. totally different beast, but when prices come down I could totally see myself getting one and enjoying it. I would love a Rivian if they weren't substantially more than my net worth, but with all things prices should come down with time. I'm keeping the manual shift gassers around though, I've had that ranger for 13 years now and it doesn't owe me anything. been commuted for like 180k while I've owned it. well over 200k on the clock now and every panel is dented and peeling, but it still does what I need it to.

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    also had one of these as a company car, different employer

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by RandyO View Post
    also had one of these as a company car, different employer
    Which year? The 73 models (I think) had a gasoline-powered heater in the glove compartment! My father-in-law has one, it's surprisingly fun to drive. I'd be shocked if it had 50hp...

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    Which year? The 73 models (I think) had a gasoline-powered heater in the glove compartment! My father-in-law has one, it's surprisingly fun to drive. I'd be shocked if it had 50hp...
    gas heater was an option, I had a gas heater in my '82 Vanagon (last year of air cooling) The'73 1600cc engine had 65 hp (probably at engine, not rear wheel) my boss's wife had a sunbug

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by RandyO View Post
    also had one of these as a company car, different employer
    one (of many) dream Things.. .


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    Quote Originally Posted by typeone View Post
    one (of many) dream Things.. .
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    my older brother used to race NASCAR Mini Stock Division, don't think it exists anymore, it was basically entry level hobby division, mostly Beetles, I remember a Ford Cortina as a regular, maybe an Renault or 2, my brother built a VW Fastback, it had important advantages over the Beetle, like lighter flywheel, and dual carbs stock depending on model year. He had the heads fly cut so deep, he had to notch the pistons, and run av gas, his theory was that the engine only had to make it thru a few practice laps, a heat race or 2, and the feature race, maybe 50 miles total, but usually closer to 35 miles, then rebuilt for the next race, we always had a spare engine ready to go, in fact changed one in a road race at Sanair speedway in St. Pie, Que, engine swap took about the same amount of time as a multiple tire change, quick enough that we didn't lose a lap.

    I would like to find a nice split window double cab pickupIs a ridgeline a pickup?-restored-1962-volkswagen-vw-double

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    Re: Is a ridgeline a pickup?

    Quote Originally Posted by RandyO View Post
    //I would like to find a nice split window double cab pickupIs a ridgeline a pickup?-restored-1962-volkswagen-vw-double
    They’re selling for $25,000 and up. Some VW vans are selling for over $100,000.

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