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 Post subject: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:33 pm 
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Is it just me..

Did I miss something?...

Looking over at ford... I cant seem to find the XR8..

Has FOMOCO dropped it?
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:41 pm 
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Interesting.. the Boss 5.0 litre in the new GS..

Maybe they use the BOSS 302 block from Ford Racing?
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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:36 pm 
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yep the xr8 looks gone to me...quickly go out and buy all the xr8's you can they should start to get a collectible value eventually

 

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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:37 pm 
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yeah..

Same as the Fairmont Ghia's ;)
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:39 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:42 pm 
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Indeed.

Sad we lost the LWB.. I have an NL and they are just a nice ride.

Noticed your NF.. Nice rims. I rekon the E series looks best when kitted with 16" or 17" rims. They seem a bit "odd" with anything larger.. Like it doesnt suit the lines!
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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:17 pm 
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thanks :-)

my nf is running on 16x8-9 Simmons B45's everyone just loves em everywere i take it i get random people telling me nice rims m8 really worried someone is gonna nick her for the rims

ya tis sad we lost the LWB

i personally dont like em on anything bigger than 17" either but sadly most teenagers today dont appreciated these big cars anymore they all want lil 4 cylinders that cant do crap without there turbos so while they are on L's and P's i kick all there stupid a**'s hehe and they love there giant 16" subs and s**t like god your gonna be death by 25 dude especially since you look like a idiot as the sound quality is sadder than a 25yr old tv

 

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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:59 pm 
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rwoodhams wrote:
Interesting.. the Boss 5.0 litre in the new GS..

Maybe they use the BOSS 302 block from Ford Racing?

yep been in the works for the last 6 months
the 5.4 boss is gone once stocks run out too i heard somewhere
no that is the "clyclone" 5.0 totally different animal (oops coyote lol)
the ford racing team still use "winsor" blocks just like the holden teams use a chev that's been out of production for 20 odd years

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Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:27 am 
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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:43 am 
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Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:33 am 
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regency wrote:
I believe that in future, the only Aussie Ford V8 models will be from FPV.


gs was the test run
but yeah i believe your right
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Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:56 pm 
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either late this year or 1st quater of next year.

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:24 pm 
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xr8 is possible to return next year with the coyote n/a 5ltr modular with approx 300kw. That is just one of the rumors in regards to it. Would be in the 40k bracket for price to cut in under the GS at mid 50ks

 

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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:47 am 
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The 5.4 didn't meet emissions from Jul1, so no more of them, and the n/a coyote isn't ready yet.

lol at 260kw SS vs 307kW XR8.

XR8 will be back.

 

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 Post subject: Re: What happened to the XR8?
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:55 am 
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data_mine wrote:
The 5.4 didn't meet emissions from Jul1, so no more of them, and the n/a coyote isn't ready yet.

lol at 260kw SS vs 307kW XR8.

XR8 will be back.


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