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 Post subject: Pink paint mystery
Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:10 pm 
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Hi

I am posting this up on behalf of a mate. Does anyone know the meaning of the paint ???

He has bought this AU2 XR8 manual from interstate. 220kw with 11700km on the clock. The engine pulls very hard and spins up the wheels quite easily. Feels more powerful than any cleveland driven previous.

However there is this mysterious pink paint in the engine bay. The paint is on the inlet manifold, block and sump.

We want to know whehter it is a marking by a special engine workshop or just someone being too excited with a spray can ??

 

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Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:13 pm 
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not to sure about the paint.
i thought the engine was a windsor????

 

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Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:14 pm 
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yeah the engine is a winsor, but seems pulls harder than a normal one. We haven't opened the engine up to have a look.

 

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Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:22 pm 
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Lol maybe its a mary kay car.

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:01 am 
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11700?? thats mad
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 Post subject: PINK PAINT
Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:23 pm 
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whats the name on the tickford sticker on the drivers side rocker cover?
there was a wives tale about a female engine builder in the tickford plant
they made her change her name on the engraving for the plates because the marketing department thought guys would get upset that a female built their engine so before she quit she spraypainted some of the engines pink to piss management off and they belive that a couple sliped thro the inpection process and made it into some cars
a couple had to be remove at some dealers and resprayed black and had new mainfolds put on because they where hard to sell????????????? :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:

 

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 Post subject: Re: PINK PAINT
Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:20 am 
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whats the name on the tickford sticker on the drivers side rocker cover?
there was a wives tale about a female engine builder in the tickford plant
they made her change her name on the engraving for the plates because the marketing department thought guys would get upset that a female built their engine so before she quit she spraypainted some of the engines pink to piss management off and they belive that a couple sliped thro the inpection process and made it into some cars
a couple had to be remove at some dealers and resprayed black and had new mainfolds put on because they where hard to sell????????????? :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:


For serious? That would be pretty out there if it's the case. Or are you just pulling the young fella's leg?

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:05 pm 
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Here's a pic of one of those plates. This one is a guy ( I suppose ).

 

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:27 pm 
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may be some blokes just like pink highlights on there cars :shock:

Bit gay I guess 8-)
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 Post subject: PINK LADY
Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:14 pm 
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XTT909 wrote:
whats the name on the tickford sticker on the drivers side rocker cover?
there was a wives tale about a female engine builder in the tickford plant
they made her change her name on the engraving for the plates because the marketing department thought guys would get upset that a female built their engine so before she quit she spraypainted some of the engines pink to piss management off and they belive that a couple sliped thro the inpection process and made it into some cars
a couple had to be remove at some dealers and resprayed black and had new mainfolds put on because they where hard to sell?????????????
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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:30 pm 
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The manager where I currantly work, used to work for Tickford and Fpv for some 12 years,
I will ask him tomorrow at work and see if he can shed some light on the subject for you.
If you also give me the built by details it would help like cjh displayed.
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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:40 pm 
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thanks,,whatever..they built a mean machine...absolutely rocks....

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:41 pm 
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welcome CrazyC,
'Partie's' been telling us how' he's gonna pursway you, to give him your car.

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:43 pm 
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maybe....

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:43 pm 
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hmmmmmm..na

 

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