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Old 11-21-2003, 12:41   #1 (permalink)
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My xa gt coupe

Thanks to all the guys who helped me with info i needed to buy this car,
as you can see, i did, specs are as follows :
original 1972 xa gt coupe all numbers match.
351 4v clevland balanced , shotpeened, 850 holley


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Old 11-21-2003, 23:48   #2 (permalink)
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PHAT!!! its getting hard to find a good one these days.
Top buy mate, enjoy it.
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Old 11-22-2003, 15:27   #3 (permalink)
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That is a one beautiful car - love the colour !! They're are getting very difficult to find these days and on the few occasions that you see a good one on the road - they really turn heads. I think you're about to find out all about that !!

Sounds like she might be a bit of a monster. I don't even want to guess what you paid. When I bought my baby and started spending $$ on her, I made a conscious decision NOT to keep track of how much I poured into her. It's too easy to get bogged down thinking ...... "oh, it's cost me this, I'll never get it back when I sell ... bla bla bla " SO WHAT !! Remember - we're here for a good time, not a long time.

Enjoy it mate - it looks truly wicked !!
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Old 11-22-2003, 15:56   #4 (permalink)
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Great looking XA. They do turn heads. :)
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Old 11-22-2003, 18:19   #5 (permalink)
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Great looking XA, can we ask whats its worth?
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Old 11-23-2003, 23:48   #6 (permalink)
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Great looking XA, can we ask whats its worth?
I got him down to 18,500k he wanted 20,000 plus.
Btw shannons agreed value insurance was for 22k .
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Old 11-25-2003, 03:46   #7 (permalink)
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Manual or auto? Where you located? Love to see it run at Calder some night.

Also what are the specs of the cam to get that HP, is it a roller?

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Manual or auto? Where you located? Love to see it run at Calder some night.

Also what are the specs of the cam to get that HP, is it a roller?

Paul
I am in eastern melbourne
Manual (top loader)
It has a f2 46 solid crane cam (pretty noisy too)
3500 / 8000 strip dominator manifold
wild port job on the head

btw doesnt like full throttle below 3500 revs

And i will take it to calder next year, gotta learn to drive it first.
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nice xa you have there falcon coupe. a great buy . looks to be in mint condition... enjoy it mate..i know i would :D
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Old 11-27-2003, 22:52   #10 (permalink)
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Falcon Coupe

That is a one beautiful car - love the colour !! They're are getting very difficult to find these days and on the few occasions that you see a good one on the road - they really turn heads. I think you're about to find out all about that !!
Enjoy it mate - it looks truly wicked !!
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How right you are XB Coupe !!!
I got it registered today, i went home, put the fattys back on the rear, and the rego plates and sticker, then went for my first real drive,
So i am cruising the burbs, just enjoying the engine/exhaust sound, when i pull up at the lights next to an new crummydore ss ute, i didnt take much notice of him until he nails it off the lights, and gets the jump on me, so i clutch a little give it 5 grand, and with a squeal of the tyres, im off, and by the end of second gear, he is half a length behind me :), so i hit 3rd then back off, round 1 to the 31 year old ford .
Then on my way home, i decide to do a lap of the main street, so i head up to the parking area, and find a spot to go in and purchase some liquid refreshment, as i get out of the car, a 2 door lexus turbo pulls in next to me, and a frantic young gentleman gets out and says " I have to buy that car, how much do you want for it ?" , my answer, NOT for sale .
So apart from jamming the top loader between 1st and second ( i will get used to it) i quite enjoyed my first drive of my 1st V8 ford :)
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