EA ? they were pumping out capri conv for export....and let quality down. The AU was a little ahead of its time (look vy uses the rear now) , Im sure if we had new engines , we would not have got flogged this bad in the sales. BA is the future , and we all know it.
A good point has been raised. The EA is arguagly the most innovative Falcon of all time, and also had the worst reputation for quality issues. The EF and AU both evolved rather than revolutionised the design so didn't have many quality issues. All I can say is that it will be interesting to see how Ford Australia goes with this project.
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President
1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
There seem to have been plenty of changes for the new BA so I hope all goes well. The last thing Ford needs is recalls or bad reports about build quality of BA. No offence to owners but I do believe there are no excuses for AU1 or EA1 they both where poor examples of market research - AU1 and Quality EA1. I don't believe we will have these problems with arguably " the most important car in Fords history ". Will I be persuaded to buy a series 1 though is another question!
If I had the money I would have no hesitations about buying a BA. I currently drive a Series 1 EA fairmont and for a car built in '88 I think the quality is great. I think EA suffers from reputation more than any real quality problems
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