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Re: Merkur XR4ti?

In message <199408291659.AA87177@foo.ans.net>  writes:
> I've been toying with the idea of replacing my 86GLI daily
> driver with an 88 Merkur owned by an older woman.
> It has only 30k miles, 5sp, etc.  It is made in Germany
> (it's like the Sierra) but has a US spec Ford Tbird turbo engine
> that makes 175hp, rear wheel drive.
> Any comments on this car?  

Oooohhhh, Yummy!  Other than the fact that they go like stink; should have 
parts made out of ordinary steel or aluminum (vs audi gold & Platinum <g>)
that you might be able to find at your local fffffff Ford (there, I said it)
dealer; and have enough HP to Hang that there tail out whenever you like to
(and Oh, daddy, won't you just *Like* to...); Whats to like about 'em?  ;-)


Bart Chambers
'77 Feline Varmint Felix, Gray Tabby
'86 Carrera Cabriolet, Guards Red
'87 Syncro (Stealth Quattro