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EL XR8, option 20, what do i have? 


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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:00 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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4.9 EF Futura wrote:
Does it have a cooler on the power steering fluid?

I'm pretty certain all ELs had power steer coolers. Mine and Dan's do.



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2007 LS Focus CL

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:38 pm 
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a friend of mine used to have an option 20 ef xr8 and that had no rev limiter. it used to rev all the way past the 6000 rpm tacho display on the dash



series3 xr8 5 speed manual, pacemaker extractors, 3' exhaust, lowered cold air intake, k&n filter, interior, 3.9s
13.9584 @ 98.51 mph 1.9447 60 ft
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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:08 am 
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Probably a bit off topic here but I thought I would ask. My ute has no speed limiter (all utes up to AUIII had speed limiters @ 180km/h because of the extra suspension travel and the loads imposed on the driveshaft etc) and it also has no rev limiter. Drove along a long stretch of road and got it to 190 before chickening out, and once I had the auto in 1st and forgot, tacho went past 6000....thats with 8 cyls!! Is this normal or has some wank played with my car?



Pacies & single 2.5'. New manifold to come soon...

Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 7:44 am 
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U could have a police computer, the big letters on the computer on mine read 6DHC, thats OPT20.



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