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 Post subject: need an upgrade
Posted: Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:45 pm 
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hey im thinking of upgrading my interior as my car is an ex taxi and the inside is all crap.. what mods can i do to improve the apperance?
speedo to blue
chrome door handles

anything else??

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 03, 2005 11:06 pm 
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Fairmont or Fairlane interior if you want some luxury - velour/leather
or XR interior if you want the sports seats

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:44 pm 
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do you need engineers certificate if you change the seats? i read somewhere when you change the seats ( probley for after maket ones) you need a certificate??

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:47 pm 
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yeh you wld have to get a permit for after market seats but if you jst wnted ford seats it wld be all ok also theres abit of f**k rnd putn in after market seats
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Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:40 pm 
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I'd go with the XR seats mate. heaps comfy

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:44 pm 
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being a wagon you're best going for a LWB interior - eg Fairlane/LTD interior - not sure about the SWB into a LWB interior? :?

 

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Posted: Sat Aug 06, 2005 7:32 pm 
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If its got a bench seat, then you would have to add some more holes for the bolstering down of bucket seats properly to the chassis.
You could add a centre console as well and convert from column change to floor shift. By adding a centre console, you could wire in a rear courtesy light on the back of the centre console.
Add a clock/trip computer into the blank panel in the dash above the centre face outlets.
Upgrade the instruments to a Fairmont Ghia or Fairlane range, you get more gauges as well.
A leather rim steering wheel, Footwell courtesy lamps in the front. I would put in Futura or Fairmont seats, rear seat had rear headrests fitted, plus Fairmont seats were covered in velour trim.
Carpeted kick panels look better than plain plastic ones.
A Fairmont glove box - has got velour lining inside.
Better wheels,clear side indicators on the front guards.
All I can think of for now..........

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 1:39 am 
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well i place an order today for red lights for my cluster and they are costing me $2 each and i need 20 to change all of them. is that normal price?
going to get a clock as my car doesnt have one while at the wreckers im going to look through the fairmonts and see what i can change to put im my car. i have a el futura wagon with normal seats ( not bench seats).
might post a pic when finish with the dash with red lights which ill be installing on friday.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 12:08 pm 
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Since you mentioned its a Futura wagon, you could add a trip computer, Fairmont seats, radio and put the CD changer under the front seat and maybe even auto climate control system.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 12:08 pm 
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Since you mentioned its a Futura wagon, you could add a trip computer, Fairmont seats, radio and put the CD changer under the front seat and maybe even auto climate control system.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 5:41 pm 
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is it hard to install the trip computer and the auto climate control? how much will these cost from the wreckers?

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:52 pm 
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The trip computer needs two more wires fitted to run properly. There are modiifcation documents on this website that show you how to add auto climate control and a trip computer to EF and EF Falcons/Futuras. Unsure of costs as I own a Fairlane Ghia, but im sure someone on this website has performed this modification can point you in the right direction.
However, trip computers are being sold on eBay all the time - keep your eye out.

 

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