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Owner’s Log: 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat (3/2015 – 6/2016)

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Better late than never!  It’s been a busy summer, and the F-150 continues to shine, both literally and figuratively.  Commuting dominated the quarter, with some hauling and a couple of road trips mixed in for good measure.  Read on for the usual stats and summary.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (7/2014 – 10/2014)

OwnersLog2“A full three years with the same vehicle in his possession?”  A popular statement a few months ago in my social circles, amidst the, “dang, I lost in the pool at XYZ!”  All that aside, it was another “status quo” quarter for my Ford F-150.  Road trips, hauling stuff, and commuting.  Read on for the run-down.

I would be remiss if I didn’t apologize to my loyal readership for not posting this update sooner.  Look again at Road Reality in a few days for plenty of catch-up posts as 2015 starts!

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Bucket List: Jaguar / Land Rover Event (Part 2 of 2)

Me (in blue), and my instructor in the Jaguar F-Type

Me (in blue), and my instructor in the Jaguar F-Type

In Part 1, I shared a bunch of pictures and tried to put into words how much fun it was to slog a bunch of Land Rover vehicles over hills, into mud, ruts, and sand.  In Part 2, I’ll be attempting the same thing, only on the Jaguar side, where I actually got to drive a Jaguar F-Type S Convertible around Summit Point Motorsports’ Jefferson Circuit.

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Bucket List: Jaguar / Land Rover Event (Part 1 of 2)

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Me (in blue) and my instructor-for-the-day, who goes by DVD.

Ever since the movie The Bucket List came out, everyone’s crafted their own, and I am no exception.  Most of mine are automobile related, as you can imagine.  On the weekend of June 29th, 2014, I got to cross two items off my list; legitimately off-roading, and driving on a race track.  In Part 1, I’ll go through the off-road section of my day with the crew at Summit Point Motorsports Park and Rosenthal Jaguar/Land Rover.  Part 2 will detail my seat time on the track in a Jaguar F-Type S convertible, and wrap up the day’s fun.

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