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Old 01-24-2002, 15:37   #1 (permalink)
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ATTN: Geoff Polities - Re Explorer.

I was wondering if you or anyone else can shed light on the situation that involves sales of RHD Ford Explorers sold in the UK to be stopped by the end of this year when stocks dry up due to the fact that Ford is stopping production RHD Explorers.

I'm concerned about this because it sounds like retail of new Explorers will also stop in Australia and NZ plus other small markets when RHD production stops.

I really hope I'm wrong about this.:dead:
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they'd have to be bloody mad to scrap the explorer! the thing is actually selling!
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they'd have to be bloody mad to scrap the explorer! the thing is actually selling!
I agree. These new ones look awesome on the road.
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I'd still rather an AWD (4WD) Falcon. aka RAPTOR (E265)

Till then I'd rather keep the Explorer in the Ford Oz range.
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Old 01-24-2002, 20:33   #5 (permalink)
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Ford also export the Explorer to Japan....another r/h/d country...would probably sell more there than AUS, NZ and UK put together....

dont think we would have too much to worry about.

I have a new limited v8 right outside my window and yes it does look damn good! only thing it needs is a decent exhaust. Cant here thats its a v8:s2: :s2: :s2: :s2: :s6: :s6: :s6:
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The new explorer is fantastic.. I hope they keep it!!!

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HEAPS better than the old one... 100% better :)
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Old 01-24-2002, 21:58   #7 (permalink)
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speaking of explorers, my old man has just got his new lease car- a red XLT explorer. I am going to check it out tonight and go for a spin.
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Re: ATTN: Geoff Polities - Re Explorer.

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I was wondering if you or anyone else can shed light on the situation that involves sales of RHD Ford Explorers sold in the UK to be stopped by the end of this year when stocks dry up due to the fact that Ford is stopping production RHD Explorers.

I'm concerned about this because it sounds like retail of new Explorers will also stop in Australia and NZ plus other small markets when RHD production stops.

I really hope I'm wrong about this.:dead:
I asked the exact same question in the euro section. I really hoper they keep the explorer!
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I say keep it. The new one looks good and it's only one of two affordable V8 4wd's.
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Yep they look real good! I bet they don't have Firestone tyres on them??
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