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by Gary
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Dry rotted tires
Replies: 17
Views: 5989

Re: Dry rotted tires

Both sides of each tire? From a website I found: "Over time, solvent-based products will turn the tires brown. They can also dry the rubber leading to premature cracking. In contrast, water-based tire dressing contains naturally occurring oils that will nourish the rubber."
by Gary
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Tire Noise/Wear
Replies: 11
Views: 6650

Re: Tire Noise/Wear

I think that Ford tells us to rotate the tires every 10,000 miles...what was the odometer when you purchased yours?
by Gary
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: How long did your factory ordered FFE take to arrive?
Replies: 75
Views: 41886

Re: How long did your factory ordered FFE take to arrive?

Ordered on April 19 and it arrived at my Livonia, Michigan dealership (Bill Brown) seventeen weeks later. Elsewhere here I read that the Michigan assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan only assembles Focus Electrics on one or two days near the beginning of each month. BEV sales have been climbing; even t...
by Gary
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?
Replies: 13
Views: 10868

Re: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?

Everyone determined to get a plug-in vehicle must perform due diligence. If whatever you drive now has an internal combustion engine but achieves less than the EPA city and highway fuel economy numbers, your driving technique will extract fewer miles of range from a BEV than published. If driving fo...
by Gary
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: My bad: I spilled soda on the USB/SD Card center - plz help
Replies: 10
Views: 11358

Re: My bad: I spilled soda on the USB/SD Card center - plz h

Well, good! I came here to suggest a fine mist or spritz of distilled water into the ports, followed immediately by an extended application of a wet/dry vacuum to remove moisture and residue. Does no one make USB or SD port absorbent 'plugs?' Perhaps one could trim an absorbent coaster into appropri...
by Gary
Sat Jun 03, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: News and Main Ford Focus Electric Forum
Topic: FFE ...is it on the rebound? 407 sold in March!
Replies: 16
Views: 10915

Re: FFE ...is it on the rebound? 407 sold in March!

I'm retired from Ford and ordered a 2017 FFE six weeks ago (Apr 19) through their "Z" plan (retiree discount) here in Livonia, Michigan. We'd purchased a 2016 ICE Focus hatchback from that dealer's inventory for my wife last November and I was impressed with how quiet the hatchback had become; it re...

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