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 Post subject: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:11 pm 
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I saw this for sale on Ebay. i also saw something similar fitted to an E series wagon at the All ford day today and thought it looked good.

that are your thoughts for an AU xr8
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/FORD-XB-GS-BONNE ... 27b38fc3c7

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:18 pm 
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The one you most likely saw at All Ford Day was BenJ's one.
Just looking at the pics and they are using Bens wagon in their ad.
Wonder if he knows?
Pity they are using a proper steel bonnet as an add for a fibreglass tack on............

 

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:34 pm 
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yeah if you have a look benj's wagon is in the photos of the ad, but have seen it on a AU and looked awesome with a hawk kit

 

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:31 pm 
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I personally don't think the XB GS bonnet bulge works on an AU XR.

The bonnet is too steeply raked. On a Fairmont or series 2 bonnet, it would work a lot better.

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:47 pm 
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It seems to be too far fwd to me! hope you enjoy the royalties BenJ :roll: mine got used on eBay for mags too earlier in the year - bastards! how can we stop plonkers from pinching photos from Fordmods?

 

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:53 am 
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TheGav wrote:
I saw this for sale on Ebay. i also saw something similar fitted to an E series wagon at the All ford day today and thought it looked good.

that are your thoughts for an AU xr8
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/FORD-XB-GS-BONNE ... 27b38fc3c7

cheers
Gav


Yes can be done on an XR bonnet, would look much better on a high series bonnet but will still pass muster. Great thing about using a low series/XR bonnet is that they are cheaper to chop up than a High series. The Bonnet on Benj is Steel on Steel and fully welded as are both of mine. Would prefer to weld in steel but Fiberglass will work, at least costs would be cheaper than with steel. If you are interested contact me about fitting the scoops to the bonnet.
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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:19 pm 
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XB GS scoops look good on only XB and XC's!
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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:25 pm 
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LTDHO wrote:
XB GS scoops look good on only XB and XC's!


correction XB GS scoops only look good on FORDS :twisted:

 

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:22 am 
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EFNA wrote:
LTDHO wrote:
XB GS scoops look good on only XB and XC's!


correction XB GS scoops only look good on FORDS :twisted:

I stand by my ststement! :)
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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:04 am 
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:shock: in then words of Darren Hinch "shame shame shame".

 

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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:34 pm 
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Pics of said ute?

I must admit, Bombers AU XR6 made the monaro bonnet look good.
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 Post subject: Re: XB GS bonnet scoop on an AU XR8. thoughts???
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:09 pm 
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that's why they invented camera phones! sorry, you do have them out there don't you? :lol: :lol: :lol:

 

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