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 Post subject: utes
Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:58 pm 
Stock as a Rock

Age: 56

Posts: 124

Joined: 11th Jul 2009

Gallery: 10 images

Ride: BF RTV ute

Location: Newcastle
NSW, Australia

Hey all,
My first post. I am looking at getting an "X" series ute. I did have an XH but had to sell it as I am unemployed. I am looking at maybe an XG bomb to do up over time.
Now, It is my understanding that the XG mechanicals were the same as the XH. Is this true?
I would love to get another XH but finances are severely restricted and this will be a long term project to do, with money available after saving my pension up. Hence the XG which appear cheaper than the XH.
So, any info on XGs ( or really, really cheap XHs) would be appreciated.
Cheers :mrgreen:



A dog, a bike, a Ute
Live beside a creek and now I wish for summer
Miss those tropical winters

 Post subject: Re: utes
Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:16 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 41

Posts: 4629

Joined: 23rd Nov 2006

Gallery: 4 images

Ride: 5.0 AU's and 5.0 Maverick

Power: 139 rwkw

Location: Sydney West
NSW, Australia

100% agree with Ashcook there.
It is very very rare that you will find a cheap ute that doesnt need a lot of work.
I was not interested in doing stack sof rust repairs this time around (I have enough of those to do with 2 $WD's (4x4) in the household) so I had to pay more to get a decent base.
I paid $1600 for my XF and for the condition it was in I considered it cheap. But it is most definately not perfect.............yet.

If you are happy to look at an XG look at XF's as well. Many more out there , the e series running gear pretty much bolts straight in. Th eonly difference between XF and XG are XG's have indicators on the front guards and a different instrument cluster.



xr6turnip wrote:
More people paid for a ride in a VT commodore then an AU Falcon so the VT is superior.
Based on that fact my Mum is the best around!

 Post subject: Re: utes
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:32 am 
Fordmods Newbie

Age: 29

Posts: 1

Joined: 29th Jul 2009

Ride: ford xr6 xh ute

Location: melbourne
VIC, Australia

i am selling an XH xr6 ute it has a damged rear quarter panel you can have a look at the car it is currently on ebay im asking for $2990 which is quite cheap as it isnt seriously damaged
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