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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-05-02, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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Seen an interesting sight yesterday, driving home through Verdun (Near Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills) came around a corner and saw a car with the old white and two blue stripes paint job of a "Cobra", then realised the car was an AU series 3.
But it did have a spoiler, and stock rims. Hmmmm............

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I've seen one in Sydney too I think someone has probably done it to every model Falcon & it will happen to future ones but what can you do its there car & they probably love it
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Yeha ford dealers around my area had AU1 falcons painted in the cobra colours and called it the super bird or something. Suppose to be a marketing gimmick to sell the unsold AU1's.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-05-02, 04:14 AM
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i actualy like the twin stripe paintjob. i don't know about AUs with the paintjob, but new mustangs? bring it on!

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I think the "Cobra" AUs are ex-rental cars.

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-05-02, 05:25 PM
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These AU's are white AU I Forte's that were left sitting in storage for AAAAAAAAAGES coz nobody wanted them. In the middle of last year dealers started trying to sell them as these Cobra mock ups - complete with series 1 Futura grills (similar to the ute grill) and blue stripes front to back. :oo1:

It looks, IMHO, shyte.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-05-02, 05:33 PM
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I remember seeing a couple of those at Thompson Ford in Parra.

I think there was also one out at Peter Warren once.

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-06-02, 05:45 AM
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thankfully i havent seen one. i have seen a cortina and a telstar in those colours...and they looked hideous.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-06-02, 06:01 AM
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Thankfully I haven't seen one either it only looks decent on the XC Cobra.
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