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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:06 am 
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Last Fairlane came off the line recently.....

http://www.drive.com.au/Editorial/Artic ... 46303&vf=2
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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:25 am 
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Sad situation but a sign of the times I'm affraid.

I would imagine these last Fairlanes will hold their resale value very well!

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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:35 am 
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That suks, I was looking foreard to buying one in a few years.
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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:26 pm 
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damm there goes my dream car now i need to find another

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:39 pm 
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jabinett wrote:
damm there goes my dream car now i need to find another


A Fairlane was your dream car, geez you need to get out more. Gimme a specail edt Salleen Mustang any day over that.

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:58 pm 
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well i have always liked the fairlanes and always wanted one but i guess i wont get a new onw now

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:16 pm 
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Fairlanes are ugly, should have ditched them years ago. :P
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Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:51 am 
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Damo wrote:
Fairlanes are ugly, should have ditched them years ago. :P


Don't know if they were "ugly" but the latest one certainly was way too much like a stretched falcon... not enough development money unfortunately, but thems the breaks
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Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:54 am 
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jabinett wrote:
damm there goes my dream car now i need to find another


A Fairlane was your dream car, geez you need to get out more. Gimme a specail edt Salleen Mustang any day over that.


I think he was talking more along the lines of an affordable dream car :P.

phong =P~

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:18 am 
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I liked the AU Fairlane. Could have bought my uncles Fairlane Ghia 4 years ago for $16,000 which was just on 4 years old as it was a company car, thats the same price he got for trade in. I was spewing he didnt tell me 3 months earlier when i bought my Fairmont. It is a sad day for Ford Australia but as said its a sign of the times but its not all bad as there will be more employment through the locally built focus and mondeo.
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Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:38 am 
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That's why I'm hanging onto mine for dear life.
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Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:23 pm 
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thanks phongus that is what i ment

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:57 pm 
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one of my uncles recently bought a bf fairlane. champagne in colour with dark grey around the lower part. first time i've actually bothered to look at one up close and it is a very nice piece of machinery. awesome car. would expect resale to be a little better than previous models although he still paid a lot less than new price for a 1 yr old car.

 

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