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Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:01 pm 
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did the xe every come out in a 351 in the fairmont ghia i bought one in v good cond and he said the its original but cant find any info bout it any help would be great thanks
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Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:30 pm 
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XE Ghia's came optional with either 351, 302, 250EFI or 250 carby

do the engine and body numbers match?

whats the engine code on the complaince/build plate?

 

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Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:14 pm 
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ill look at that 2nite it was built in 82 only reason i ask is that red book and carsales reserch section dont have it listed
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Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:52 pm 
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they didnt discontinue the V8's in XE's untill late 82/early 83, but even then, the V8's were still available if you knew who to ask

redbook is about as reliable as a politicians promise

 

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Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2006 11:22 am 
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the engine code is P and the vin has 58553k on the end if that means anything cant see the engine no but should be that
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Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2006 1:17 pm 
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P for an engine code tells me it originally had a 302

 

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Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2006 2:25 pm 
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got any photo's of the beast?
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Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:51 pm 
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V8s were available across the board.
Last falcon V8 was november 82 but the fairlanes and LTDs were still V8 in early 83

are you sure that Vin number is correct??
whats the first part of it JG32AB??
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Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:52 pm 
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P.S. Fairmont ghia Vin should be 18238
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Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 2:26 pm 
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wiil post pics when my internet works there is a pic in the performance ford mag the latest
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Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 8:31 pm 
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grey_esp wrote:
P.S. Fairmont ghia Vin should be 18238

thats just the model code, not the VIN number

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 4:32 pm 
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Go to www.fordespghia.com

Its really good if u wanna know anything about an XD or XE or even an ESP. They'll tell ya :P

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 4:35 pm 
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Will have a look there
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