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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-26-02, 06:24 PM Thread Starter
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Ha ha - it's not what you're all thinking, but I did want to share with you all the latest addition to our Ford family. Hubbie just took possession of his pride and joy on Saturday - 565hp street registered XD. It's taken about 10 months to build, but the look on his face was priceless and worth the wait as he battled it down our street at about 50kph - small animals and children hid, the birds went silent, and all the neighbours looked out and collectively said "Oh shyte, not another one"!!

Had to laugh - a 20 minute trip from the mechanics to home used 20 litres of racing fuel - guess we won't be using it for Sunday drives to the country!!

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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-26-02, 06:28 PM
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If i pay for the fuel., ie put it on works expense account, can i be taken for a hoon???
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You'll have to line up a run with Mr Jucy.

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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The mightly XD's are sweet!

You need to take it to the races and see what it does over the 1/4

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Hey Carolyn that sounds sweet!
Let us know when you taking it somewhere ie. Calder or some show... I wanna see it!
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I'll second that Pearly.

I wanna see too!!

Sounds like one machine that wont take any shit from a challenger

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line you up in my Racing Beige(tm) 6 cyl auto Drag Pack (tm) XE !!!

once you have run out of fuel that is!
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Originally posted by Pearly-XF
Hey Carolyn that sounds sweet!
Let us know when you taking it somewhere ie. Calder or some show... I wanna see it!
sounds like a call for everyone to meet and have a geeza!

when you guys are heading out let us all know carolyn and we can all come and watch - im itching to give the sprint a run too...think ill line up with XA's supadoopa XE drag pack though and leave the XD to take on some jet car or top fueler...!

by the way...when you buildin a bigger shed carolyn!
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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-27-02, 06:15 AM
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What a weapon!
I would love to have some of that noise going down my street.
Best wishes to hubby on whipping Holdens day and night. :s6:
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