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Old 04-08-2002, 07:30   #1 (permalink)
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ED xr8 at coffey ford

hello

http://carpoint.ninemsn.com.au/marke...=1&chkRows=500

what do you guys think? worth trading in the ole futura to upgrade to some v8 power?
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Old 04-08-2002, 07:38   #2 (permalink)
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Pricey for an ED
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Old 04-08-2002, 07:42   #3 (permalink)
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14 grand for an ED eh...

A bit of a test spin will determine whether or not it's worth it
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Old 04-08-2002, 07:43   #4 (permalink)
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yeah i thought that price is a bit high.

whats the going rate ?
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Old 04-08-2002, 07:46   #5 (permalink)
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I wouldn't pay much over $10K for a stocker & you can get them several thousand less so you'd want it to be good
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Old 04-08-2002, 07:48   #6 (permalink)
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A couple of grand less would make it a good buy, in my opinion.

I'd actually prefer the 6 over the 8 in ED XR form...unless of course you were planning a few mods.
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Old 04-08-2002, 15:33   #7 (permalink)
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There's an EB series 1 XR8 at Gregorys Ford in Canberra, they are asking *cough* $13990. Looks reasonably tidy except for the clear laquer peeling off the alloy wheels. At least $4k ovepriced IMO, especially when you consider it's nearly 11 years old.
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I only paid $4000 for my EBIIXR8 5 speed , A/C , owes me $5000 on road...:s6: :s2: :s5
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Old 04-08-2002, 16:42   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah - seems a bit pricey for a stock EDXR8. I think there might be someone on the forum who works at that ford dealer.... ask him if he knows anything about it.

Oh... and I like this bit "Tickford enhanced V8 automatic"

Hmm... I dont recall Tickford touching the engine or the gearbox at all in the EDXR8. Maybe tell them its false advertising, and see if you can get it a lot cheaper.
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there was a few subtle touches they did kell... Also the tranny had different shift point compared to a std falcon....
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