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Old 08-06-2004, 08:06   #1 (permalink)
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Famous Car XY GTHO Phase 3

Just thought that i would show you a close up shot of the GTHO Phase 3 that appeared in that TV ad "The Mother of all Performance" and also that starred in the film of "The Chase is on" They certainly were a classic Aussie car
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An absolute stunner. Have you got a higher res pic?
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Very nice, looks like one i went for a ride in back in the eighties, may be the same one, who is the owner ?
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she's a beauty. wonder if Ford will ever make a car like that again, just raw performance.
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i would give my left nut just to have a ride in that...
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An absolute stunner. Have you got a higher res pic?
I had to resize the pic to get it to Thumbnail,i havent yet learned how to post pics in big yet.
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Re: Famous Car XY GTHO Phase 3

I love these cars. Must be the wog coming out in me. lol

But anyway I was wondering how they handle around corners?

They are so acclaimed power wise but I have never heard much about the handling.

Any info is great thanks
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I love these cars. Must be the wog coming out in me. lol

But anyway I was wondering how they handle around corners?

They are so acclaimed power wise but I have never heard much about the handling.

Any info is great thanks
From what i gather ,they were just had brute power but were lacking in the braking and handling department.
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she's a beauty. wonder if Ford will ever make a car like that again, just raw performance.
I for one would love to see a blue blooded, octane in the veins, raw grunt supercar. A real masculine car. It'd be great.
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I love these cars. Must be the wog coming out in me. lol

But anyway I was wondering how they handle around corners?

They are so acclaimed power wise but I have never heard much about the handling.

Any info is great thanks


The drivers often commented at bathurst how the skinny 15"s wheels (from memory) would squeal like mad as they hurled the cars through the corners. Moffat claimed they were way under tyred and that the brakes needed attention.

The Chase is on

What movie is this ? When was it released etc ?
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