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Old 02-04-2014, 10:55 AM   #323
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took my Excursion into a dealer for appraisal.
I have it listed for sale locally so we will see if it generates any interest.
I drive around as much as anybody and I think I have seen about 4 or 5 Excursions here in Canada over the last 10 years. I know they are common place down south but around here they never took off. Good luck with your sale.
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:26 AM   #324
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In the past, I have been able to easily and quickly sell clean used cars for NADA trade-in price, because people can get financing for that amount.
That is the amount the dealer offered me...$3500. I need 5500 minimum to put towards my next ride. If I don't get it the EXC will stay i my driveway for awhile.
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:34 AM   #325
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That is the amount the dealer offered me...$3500. I need 5500 minimum to put towards my next ride. If I don't get it the EXC will stay i my driveway for awhile.
If the truck is really clean, and low mileage, you may get it. Around here, you can't even get NADA trade-in price on a trade, unless you pay full retail for the new one.
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:57 AM   #326
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I drive around as much as anybody and I think I have seen about 4 or 5 Excursions here in Canada over the last 10 years. I know they are common place down south but around here they never took off. Good luck with your sale.
There are not that many Excursions anywhere.
Suburbans outnumber them like 1000 to 1 here and everywhere.
In all my years of camping I remember one being used as a tow vehicle.It is funny that Ford has cars like the 500 that only sold maybe 2 model years and then they have the F150- the highest volume selling vehicle several years-
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Old 02-04-2014, 12:36 PM   #327
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There are not that many Excursions anywhere.
Suburbans outnumber them like 1000 to 1 here and everywhere.
In all my years of camping I remember one being used as a tow vehicle.It is funny that Ford has cars like the 500 that only sold maybe 2 model years and then they have the F150- the highest volume selling vehicle several years-
They are not all that rare where I live....there's two on my same block here.

And for sale too: http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/sea...eModel=&excats=
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Old 02-04-2014, 12:49 PM   #328
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Old 02-04-2014, 01:02 PM   #329
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One in the classified section too...
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Old 02-04-2014, 03:20 PM   #330
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They are not all that rare where I live....there's two on my same block here.

And for sale too: san antonio cars & trucks classifieds "excursion" - craigslist=
In comparison to any other largish SUV- Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Expedition, Sequoia, Armada- there really aren't that many-
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Old 02-05-2014, 09:14 AM   #331
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There are several EXC for sale here. I think there is a market for them its just smaller and will take a longer time to find a buyer. I have the luxury of time....no rush to sell.
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You might consider some of the vehicle forums out there for classified advertising. I wouldn't have an EX if given to me, but the guys on forums such as PIRATE4X4 won't be convinced otherwise. Like us, they'll travel for the "right" vehicle. Good luck.
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Old 02-05-2014, 10:26 PM   #333
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i would think it would be better to run a bit more air in rear, especially if you have stuff in trunk and a trailer hitch, and less or sticker pressure in front..

I know on my impala just around town i put more pressure in front (door says 32 front and rear) and a bit less in rear..

think about a front wheel drive,, motor and trans up front so more weight and empty trunk.

now when we travel with kid, luggage and cargo carrier on rear i keep front at 35 and pump rear to 37. keeps the resistance down and sloop out of steering.


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Interesting. I get the idea. Suppose I have sticker pressure at the rear (which I do), then lower the front by 10%? Or would you be thinking even more?
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Interesting. I get the idea. Suppose I have sticker pressure at the rear (which I do), then lower the front by 10%? Or would you be thinking even more?
Personally I can't imagine a scenario where I would run less than door sticker in any of the tow vehicle tires, especially when towing.
I'd be inclined to pump the fronts up about 2 or 3 psi from door sticker, and the rear up about 4 or 5 psi as a starting point on a sedan while towing.
Admitting, this is a guess on my part, but I am thinking a reasonable starting point guess.
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Personally I can't imagine a scenario where I would run less than door sticker in any of the tow vehicle tires, especially when towing.
I'd be inclined to pump the fronts up about 2 or 3 psi from door sticker, and the rear up about 4 or 5 psi as a starting point on a sedan while towing.
Admitting, this is a guess on my part, but I am thinking a reasonable starting point guess.
In my years of towing trailers, since the 70's, I've found it always best to run the rear axle tires at maximum allowable pressure (stamped on the side wall of the tire) adjusted cold. Then a good starting point on the front tires is door sticker setting, adjusting up a little if the front axle is heavier than non towing, or driving at highway speeds in hot weather.

The key is to run the rear tires at max for stability and weight carrying capacity, and adjust the front pressure as needed for handling.
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:46 AM   #336
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I am getting some interest off my ad. I went out and looked at a Volvo XC90, and a Suzuki XL7. So the wheels are in motion.
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