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Old 02-28-2001, 03:42   #1 (permalink)
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This is my 1999 Ford Fairmont.





4L Inline 6 cylinder rear wheel drive four door sedan. Designed and made in Australia.

Power 157kW/4900rpm (about 210 hp)
Torque 357Nm/3000rpm.

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Old 02-28-2001, 04:24   #2 (permalink)
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210 Hp, and it's rear wheel drive ?! awesome.

nice car :)
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Old 02-28-2001, 04:42   #3 (permalink)
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Then you will like this one, it's called the T-series:



It currently has 220kw (295hp) 5L Windsor V8, but in the next day or two it will hopefully be announce by Ford that it will get a stroked V8 with something like 255kw (342hp).

see http://www.fte.ford.com.au/ or http://www.ford.com.au/ for more info.
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Old 02-28-2001, 04:58   #4 (permalink)
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Dang, that is a GREAT looking car, and if they produced it here with
a 295hp Windsor it would sell out immediately...
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That is a good looking sedan. Ford Fairmont, Ford doesn't make them for the US anymore. Maybe its just me but, it looks a little like the new Taurus.
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Old 02-28-2001, 10:32   #6 (permalink)
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Okay everyone lets pack our bags and move to Aussieville:D
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Here are my baby's...

Old baby (Sold it to buy my house..DICKHEAD!!)





220hp 4.0 OHC IL6 Falcon XR6 Ute RWD

And the new baby... (Up the bush so it's a bit dirty)





210hp 4.0 OHC IL6 Falcon S RWD

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I love the red one. :)

too bad we don't have them over here.
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I didn't see any pics. You get over 200hp out of a straight six? Damn. You guys downunder get all of the cool stuff.
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My Aus EL-Series 2 Falcon XR8


... with stripe

... without stripe (photoshop touch-up!)


5L Windsor, producing 185kW and 402Nm from the factory. My mods to date include stainless Genie extractors, full dual 2.5" exhaust with high flow mufflers, no rear resonator, cross drilled + slotted front rotors (DBA), Bendix Ultimate pads, K&N filter. Now producing ~210kW (140kW at the wheels).

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