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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-03-01, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
 
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Holden Ute award

I wont comment just the link

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Good to see we're floggin Holden at something. Says a lot about the product development at Holden. I wonder what the figures would be if Holden had thought of the Tradesman?...

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What a load of ****e! How does holden deserve an engineering award for that ute.

Did Ford get any recognition for the engineering of the range of AU Falcons??
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I think Ford did win some design award for the AU.:CraZ:

I think the Commode ute looks **** it has no personality, its your typical jelly mould car the Falcon ute looks far more agressive.

By the way I have only seen 2 standard commode utes the rest have been S and SS variants. Can't say the same about the Falcon where I see heaps of XL's, XLS, XR6, XR8. The Falcon utes are for work and play whilst the commode is just for play. :flame:
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I actually don't mind the look of the SS ute, but I can't stand the base models. They ride way too high and look like sh*te..

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What a load of bulls#!t . There is no way that the Commodore ute is designed better than the AU ute.
How much did Holden pay them to give them the award?
I must admit that the VU looks pretty good for a Holden but our ute kicks ass in looks.
I'm sick of Holden getting awards for better designed and built cars because they don't deserve s#!t :fmad:

Don't worry guys, when the AV comes out Holden will be s#!tting themselves and it will be our turn to get the awards. :D

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I actually don't mind the look of the SS ute, but I can't stand the base models. They ride way too high and look like sh*te..
Same here but they aren't as good a package inside with the extra space the Ford interior has. The SS ute is a huge seller down here!:(
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I just think that the commode utes (SS) are bought by young guys who think they are really cool, theres a black one here in Bendigo that is really loud and so low that he slows down to a crawl just to get over the tram lines smoothly.
The percentage of commode utes that I see with tradesmans gear in the back is very low, compared with the Falcon ute.

Also is it only me or do all SS and HSV drivers drive around with their bloody driving lights on during the day, god its annoying.
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Take a look at the links at the bottom of the story.

Does drive do that all the time, or only when it's a paid-advertisement?

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