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  1. Jimmy2

    Computer monitor went dark on the drive home

    On way home I noticed the monitor acting strange, only giving me a half screen. By the time I pulled into garage, screen goes completely dark. Put it in park, still dark. Put it in reverse, the screen lights up with rear view, but is jumpy picture backing out. Put it in Drive, screen goes...
  2. Jimmy2

    Mach-E Shelby Sedan

    Anyone ready for the Mustang Mach-E Shelby sedan? 1/4 mile in 9 seconds 0-60 in under 2 seconds Ford, keep under $160,000 Time for Plaid to have some competition. Think Ford vs. Tesla. Dream big.
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    EV car show in Raleigh tomorrow (Saturday Sept 25)

    National Drive Electric Week Tailgate & Car Show at NCSU Clemson Football Game Raleigh, NC Sep 25, 2021 Day: Saturday, September 25, 2021 Time: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT Location: Close King Indoor Practice Facility Raleigh, NC 27607 I'll be there in the show. Come on over and say hello.
  4. Jimmy2

    Mustang Week at Myrtle Beach, Sept 6 - 11

    Each day, all week long, special events are planned for Mustang lovers. One entry category includes Best Mach-e (at Convention Center on Friday) Anyone plan to attend? May dare to show up with ice cooled V-8 drinks loaded in the frunk.
  5. Jimmy2

    That was some thunderstorm I drove though last night

    Driving on I-40 last night in the Eastern NC area and drove into one heck of a rain storm, lasted about 20 minutes. It was like being in a car wash. Thankfully, the blue bubble of happiness was operating but its a little unnerving to be forced to trust ACC alone when you can barely see the car...
  6. Jimmy2

    Man, that glass roof gets hot to the touch in the warm sunshine!

    But move your hand away slightly and you don't feel the heat radiating into the car. Cool.
  7. Jimmy2

    Can't figure out how to set the "home" setting.

    When I ask that nice lady who talks to me: Hey Ford, take me home. She says, your home has not be set. Go to the screen and set your home... So where on the screen do I go?
  8. Jimmy2

    Ford Paint Protection Package?

    While completing my purchase order on line, I noticed Ford offered to add a Paint Protection Package for $586.50. I can't seem to find any details about it, but was thinking it may be a good idea, especially on the Star White tri-coat paint. The solid front is going to show a lot of bug kills...
  9. Jimmy2

    Experience the blue bubble of happiness surrounding your E-Stang

    Just start your cruise, then with your left thumb on the wheel, push the relevant buttons until your car is surrounded by the blue bubble on the driver's console. Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist and Lane Centering are now on, helping you drive and keeping you safe inside a magical...
  10. Jimmy2

    When you take delivery, check your tire pressure

    Check you tire pressure. The recommended psi as shown on the B Pillar is 39 PSI for all 4 tires, cold. Mine had 45 lbs psi on all four. So I took them down to 39. It makes a noticeable improvement on how the car rides, not as harsh or bumpy. I also compared the car's read out on the big...
  11. Jimmy2

    Test drove MMe Premium X RWD - Finally

    The MMe I have on order is a Premium X AWD, expected to arrive this week or first of next week. In the meantime, Dealer calls and says I can test out the demo he just received, a Premium X RWD. Not long after the call, I pick up the RWD for a test, overnight. Cool. So I drove it to Carolina...
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    MME has arrived in North Carolina

    Happy to report a Premium Extended Range MME has arrived in Wilmington, NC at Capital Ford. Not mine unfortunately, but glad to see one on the lot near me.