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  1. Evacuate!

    HI Folks, So this is from the front seat of the Ranger..... We are in evacuate mode from a forest fire set by an uncaring camper about 6 miles North of our RV park. We got the evacuate alert on our phones so grabbed what we could and Tito, Margie and I piled into the Ranger and got the hell...
  2. What is wrong with this Battery???

    Hi Folks, I had an experience today on my Diesel Pusher RV before which I have never experienced.. I check the RV frequently for electrical health via several monitors and there have always been Green Lights for normal system functionality. So decided to pull it out and give it a sponge bath...
  3. Ordered this out of curiousity

    Best, Phil
  4. Ford donates 50 Rangers to the Ukraine

    From my retiree newsletter
  5. First Quarter 2022 Financials

    From my Retire Newsletter.... Note the mention of Ranger.... Hi, Ford Team. We just reported Ford’s first-quarter 2022 operating results. There were good things about our performance, and other things that we need to do much better. The press release detailing our results is on...
  6. Not a good outside for Tito.

    Hi Folks, High winds today and when we went to feed Tito outside...he wanted nothing to do with food in the wind gusts to 35mph... So he headed back to inside the house until I brought the plate of kale inside where he ate about half a plate. Here are some pictures of a unhappy tortoise...
  7. Lojack on my Nautilus

    Hi Folks, Been haunting for me for quite some time but my purchase of a 2020 Nautilus was on dealer trade at Team Ford in Las Vegas NV. It came with Lojack installed....I did not want it but it was part of the purchase that I chose not to fight and figured out I would just remove this after I...
  8. Camping

    Margie and I on our first camping trip after marriage in Hawaii in 2005! Best, Phil
  9. Doug's Day before Retiremnet

    @d-fresh.8314 day before retirement....I keep getting this picture for some reason... Best, Phil
  10. Geared for Success: Ford Now Operates 3D Printers Autonomously, Increasing Efficiency and Reducing Cost

    This may be of interest to some Folks on these Forums... REDFORD, Mich. – At Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, Javier is tasked with operating the 3D printers completely on his own. He is always on time, very precise in his movements, and he works most of the day – taking only a short...
  11. Ford Pilots Proactive CX Program Helping Ease Customer Frustration

    From my Retiree Newsletter: If your car has ever broken down, you know what a disruptive experience it can be – calling roadside assistance, waiting for a tow truck, figuring out how you’re going to get home and then worrying about how long it will take your vehicle to be repaired. Ford is...
  12. Another Shakeup at Ford

    From my Retiree Newsletter: Team, The Ford Motor Company has endured and thrived for 118 years – through every imaginable challenge – because we have the vision to imagine the future and the courage to change. Today, we are announcing some of the most important changes in our history. I...
  13. Racing Into the Future

    Hi Folks, Uncovered another personal treasure.... A coffee cup.... My unoffical job as Manager of Ford's offroad racing.....I was part of a liminted tribute to the 1985 Racing endeavors. back of the coffee cup..... Best, Phil
  14. Made Blue Oval Connect Newsletter

    They did not even tell me they were using this pix I sent many weeks ago... I could not figure why I was all of a sudden getting a lot of emails from my Ford folks until I read the newsletter...... Best, Phil
  15. Arizona Blast from the Past

    Hi Folks, This is from the past for me....I was scrounging around for a fix for a drip system water leak and discovered this small part that was my first design with my name on it from 1974. Part number D4TA-9737-NA. It is a Carburetor throttle return spring that I designed as my first...
  16. New Mustang 2024?

    Best, Phil
  17. BroncoRaptor

    Ford Team Exclusive Shareable Teaser: Bronco Raptor to be Unleashed On Monday, Jan. 24, the world will see what happens when two off-road icons come together to form the performance halo of Bronco brand, Ford's outdoor brand of Built Wild and only-4x4 vehicles. Help spread the excitement with...
  18. Arizona late for this past holiday...

    Just got Tito's Christmas stocking....way late but ready for next year I guess....
  19. 2022 Ranger Splash Limited Edition Colors Announced - Snow, Forest and Sand Editions

    From my Retiree Newsletter New 2022 Ranger Splash Limited Edition Colors: Snow Edition, Forest Edition and Sand Edition 2022 Ranger Splash – Snow Edition The first of the limited-run offerings is the Lariat Ranger Splash - Snow Edition. The Avalanche exterior paint color is enhanced by...
  20. More Memorbilia...

    Hi Folks, Trying to reorganize the garage and storage area and throw some stuff out that is just in the way.... Came across these two items Bottom one was a very short lived slogan...Mostly generated by my win rate in off road racing from 25 years of managing off road racing... Sure saved...
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