By on December 16, 2016

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Why merely explore when you can intercept?

A few readers of last week’s lookalike-Ford article mentioned that you can actually get the word “I N T E R C E P T O R” across the bonnet edge of a new Ford Explorer Police, er, Ford Police Interceptor Utility. This is good news for all those people who buy used cop cars and then try to restore them to approximate “on-duty” appearance in hopes of intimidating fellow motorists. (Within the tight-knit community of people who buy and restore ex-police Crown Vics, the guys who pretend to be cops are called “whackers.” The dividing line between mere enthusiast and whacker, as far as I can tell, appears to be the re-installation of lights.)

What about the rest of you? When Interceptors start hitting the auctions, will you bite? Or do you have some, shall we say, concerns?

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Recent Comments

  • craiger: I’m in the information security field. How did you get around it, by forcing the ECU to accept the new...
  • Ryoku75: Isn’t this a bit like subscribing to something just to start your own car with a keyfob?
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  • Corey Lewis: Thanks for the detail. I will give the Volvo a look. Finding a clean one might be a tall order.

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