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 Post subject: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:16 am 
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hi guys, im looking at buyin a 2005 xt ba, it is blue but has black engine bay... is that normal??
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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:08 pm 
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yeah afaik thats the way they are, my bf xr8 and the old girls ba futura are blue with black engine bay

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:46 pm 
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I think this trend of not painting the block and colouring the engine bay started on the EL hybrids.

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:59 am 
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ok cheers
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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:11 pm 
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yea my mrs 2002 au has a satin black engine bay... :|
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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:58 am 
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our 2000 model au is white with a white engine bay
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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:19 am 
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yeah nothing not normal. u will find the underside of the bonnet is the same colour :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:20 pm 
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Mine came with a lustrous envy green engine bay.

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:26 pm 
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mine is in breeze but looked like fraud skimpped on the clear coat process..

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:33 pm 
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It is hit and miss with AU-BF Falcon's and a coloured engine bay.

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:32 pm 
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i think the later the model the tighter ford was with spending...
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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:17 pm 
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Yea, generally, some AU's and BA's got coloured bays, but alot got flat black

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2005 ba xt blue black engine bay????
Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:30 pm 
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i think the later the model the tighter ford was with spending...

like bootlid carpets that went missing from the range after ba's..

 

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