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Old 06-07-2002, 02:55   #1 (permalink)
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2003 XR8 Update

I managed to get some info out of Ford today, who have suggested that the 2003 XR8 will be running the 5.0 ltr 220kw.
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See what I mean DK.

Rick you have been told some dodgy information my friend. Unless your dealer thinks current stock are 2003 models there are no more 5 litre units left. We don't know for sure what we will be getting but the strong rumour is a new 5.4 unit from the US
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It is definately a 5.4L V8, no 5.0Ls.

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Well Maybe I will stand corrected, but how can you be so sure. Incedentley, I wasn't talking to a dealer.
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Well Maybe I will stand corrected, but how can you be so sure. Incedentley, I wasn't talking to a dealer.
Because ford are out of 5.0 engines except ones earmarked for the T series build and they no longer make them in the USA...
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I'm sorry but I believe my point still remains

edit maybe my "job description" was accurate after all
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Sounds like you guys have more reliable info than I have and I certainly hope that it is a 5.4ltr.
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Old 06-07-2002, 04:06   #8 (permalink)
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You can bet your house on that there will be no 5.0L Windsar V8s but instead 5.4L V8s
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if they still used tha 5 litre 220kw in tha av xr8.....it would extremely upset me..and im sure alota others
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FFS.. If there's a 5.0 Windsor in the '03 XR8 then I WILL buy a SS or Clubbie R8. Now those who know me well enough know that that will never happen... Hence the 5.4 Modular being in Barra.. Hence me purchasing said vehicle..
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