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Old 06-04-2003, 01:53   #1 (permalink)
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To BA or not BA

I am just getting back into Fords after periods of seperation. Believe it or not I bought a brand new Phase 2 (vermillon fire as I think back over 30 years) but as a youngster couldn't eventually afford the petrol in the 36 gallon tank even when fuel was cheap way back then. But then again, I went flat out or was parked :)

I next awoke some years later and had an XC GXL 351 fully worked from from to back. Then I lost interest again. Having recently acquired an absolutely pristine ( and I mean faultless) EB 6 CPI auto and added mags, good rubber, top end audio, brakes etc, my mind wandered to spending more money on this thing or going to a new BA V8 or something. So the question, buy a new one and lose bulk money once I drive out the door or sink a lot of money into what I have?

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Old 06-04-2003, 02:19   #2 (permalink)
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You only live once .
Remember , you can't take the stuff to the grave.
Buy the new V8.

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buy a new BA need to increase sales + they are sweet
more BAs = Better
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Old 06-04-2003, 02:41   #5 (permalink)
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Even if you sink your dough into the EB you'l still lose out,Go the BA at least you will have a waranty and the look's to go with it.
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Go for any left over T series!
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Old 06-04-2003, 03:23   #7 (permalink)
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^^^ What he said^^^

A Series 3 TE/TS50 is a great buy at the moment. The last of the windsors, proven engine, and they look awesome.
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Old 06-04-2003, 03:28   #8 (permalink)
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In my opinion, If the EB is faultless and you are happy wait until series II BA, if there is not much difference between the two then haggle hard on a last of the series I and you should lessen the instant driveway drive-a-way depreciation hit.
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Old 06-04-2003, 06:26   #9 (permalink)
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Go for any left over T series!
Welcome to Ford Forums Rev, I have to agree with laminge here.
There are still a few T3s around even brand new AU III XRs if you dig around.

They're still a damn good car and great value for money.
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