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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:54 pm 
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Thanks Paul , will enjoy it.

I gave it a polish and a wash which brought it up real nice , but some parts faded back after a few days , so it needs cutting back I'd say .

I might take it and get it polished at a detailer.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:58 am 
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What colour is it - Hot Chilli Red ?

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:22 am 
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Yes mate hot chilli red , took it for a spin then goes great . very quick .

For some reason climate control will only demist . it wont blow out the vents in the dash or at your feet

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:00 pm 
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Climate control has gone to default.

Check to see if you have vacuum to the control unit.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:13 pm 
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It went back to normal , but now its gone back to blowing to demist only . I'll have to check no hoses are loose .

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:51 pm 
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Ensure that you are pulling a vacuum.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 2:16 pm 
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Boost gauge is showing vaccum

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 9:45 pm 
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ef_falcon_95 wrote:
Yes mate hot chilli red.
My wagon's the same colour - fades badly, polish it, and a month later, back to faded again.
Seen another few EL's the same, and a couple of AU's.

Unfortunately, only long term fix is a respray.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 9:51 pm 
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I will probably end up doing a closed door respray in the same colour, Sometime in the future . as you said it just fades again .

Drove it around today and its going good. Just need to replace a broken exhaust mount .

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:12 pm 
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Yeah, that's all I'm doing - the 2k base is good enough for an acrylic cover. Amazing how all the out of sunlight areas are nice bright red :shock:

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:47 am 
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That is because in the visible electromagnetic spectrum red is the first colour to fade.
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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:11 pm 
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Yep, ROYGBIV - where does top coat clear fit in ??
Seen s**t of younger cars with clear deteriorating.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:02 pm 
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Now that is a good question.
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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:17 pm 
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So ford used 2 pack paint with the El's or arcylic ?

The paint looks like new after I hose the car down lol. Or in the arvo when theres no sun on it .

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:59 pm 
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2K (2 pac) for original factory paint.

 

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