Just thought id start up a bit of a thread on why you decided to buy/obtain YOUR car??
Well mine is an XF...the reason why i got it was because i am a fan of the styling, cheap, easy to fix, pretty reliable..and well helps me get round while im saving for something better!
First Ever Car - '84 XF Fairmont Ghia....Big Luxo Tank, Just Gotta Love that Velour!
Previous Ride- '87 XF S Pak...Now Retired with 305,000 on the clock!
Previous Ride-'99 AU Falcon S,Got sick of the 6...Need a V8!
5/1994 ED Futura Classic 5.0 in Polyneisan Green - One of the last ever built
Well I really wanted a Holden but they were more expensive, and though I was originally going to get an XF, I was able to stretch the extra for an EA, and ended up finding a Ghia within my price range. As it turns out, the Fords were even more to my taste than the Holdens of the era. I inevitably cop a bit of crap from people who have a whole bunch of generalisations about these cars, but
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President
1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
I brought my AU11 XR8 because I am more of crazy Ford supporter than I thought. I could have bought one of those SS's for around $2,000 less but the old heart strings wouldn't let me do it.
Now it's had the HERROD treatment and will kick the ass off most things that come in its way. What's more it is super reliable and strong.
Thanks Rob and the boys at Herrod's. Keep up the unbeliavable work.
I was actually looking for an EDXR8 Sprint when i came across a Black Pearl EDXR8 wif 2000'ks on it
Considering the amount of $$ Ive spent on it especially wayyyyyyy back in 94 when parts were hard to get. I could have bought a VN GRP A for $43 THOU but Im happy I didnt
FORD.... "POWER TO THE PEOPLE"...
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