Previous Gen Rangers

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  1. Msfitoy

    Msfitoy Well-Known Member

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    I was there in the design studio (Dearborn) during the Nassar days...that guy messed up more than a few projects...
     
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  2. P. A. Schilke

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    Hi Sid,

    You are so right...He would prance in to the Design Studio...Say "I do not like the taillights...fix them" and cost the program team tons of dollars, just on a whim...Nassar was so bad news on so many levels... Remember when Comerica Bank added Nassar to the board and Ford employees wholesale moved their accounts to other banks. Nasser bowed out but I am convinced Comerica asked him to decline...

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  3. Msfitoy

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    Yup...those were the days when the CEO's wife had more power than the entire design team :headbang::LOL:
     
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  4. Traneman

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    If the Rangers was not killed, would of the P273 and newer models after that been made at the St. Paul Ford plant?
     
  5. P. A. Schilke

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    Hi Jay,

    I know Ford was trying to close Edison NJ Assembly and also St. Paul...both were very old plants. As far as where Ranger would have moved if the P273 came to fruition is unknown to me...rumor was Michigan Truck in Wayne Mi.

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