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Old 02-15-2003, 19:27   #1 (permalink)
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Well, it's 99% at this stage, I can get either a VYS auto to replace my VXS manual or a manual na XR6, I sell my case at Wednesdays meeting, need to prove that the BA will have good resale, (must be worth $28200 after 4 months or 15,000km at least)

Now the best bit, the cost of changing from the VXS manual which has now done about 17,000km since Sept 2002, into a manual XR6 is.....................$19.00, yes half the cost of a carton of beer and that includes cruise and window tint.

Wish me luck on Wednesday fellas!
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Old 02-15-2003, 19:34   #2 (permalink)
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I dunno BOF .. get a VY S and a BA Xr6 and make the managers look at them then take them both for a drive .. I suspect you will get the XR6 without too much trouble!!

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theres a thread on here which proves the BA has equal or better resale value than the VY.
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Go for it BOF ...........

Get that comparison printed & Go get that BA
Also do as XA says & you will be a winner for sure

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The S pac must have had good resales to be 19 bucks less trade then the new XR6. I wish that was the change over on my AU3 to a BA XR6!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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best of luck BOF (i am sure you won't need it though).
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All the best for Wednesday BOF. Mate Ford should give you a bonus for you marketing their product free of charge.

Oh yeah a BA XR6 NA leaves the VY S far far behind. Going Ford is the going thing.
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Good luck but hopefully it should work out XRs have always had good resale & the BA should be better seeing how limited supply seems to be & the car of the year awards & stuff
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Side by side, comparing the base (or lower spec) 6 cylinder versions of the BA and VY, there has never been so much of a gap between them, and in favour of the Ford! I can't see any reason at all to even consider the V6, when you weigh up all the variables. (Not that you were ever considering it BOF old mate )
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