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Old 12-30-2002, 02:04   #1 (permalink)
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biggrin My XC GXL

Here's the horny details.

Engine: 351
Heads: 302 closed chamber
Manifold: Cain single plane
Carb: OHG 450 straight LPG
Cam: Camtech stage 2 LPG
Exhaust: Genie 4-2-1 and dual 2 inch.

Trans: C4, heavy duty bands and clutches, stage 2 Transgo shift kit.

Diff: 9 inch traction lock, disk brakes, steel hat, 3.00:1 ratio.

Wheels: 8 inch 12 slots with 235 Eagers.

Sound: Pioneer radio/cassette/12 stacker

Interior: Marquis electric seat bases, power windows, remote central locking and boot. Marquis 3-way interior light and chrome ashtray! (thanks Cam )

And in the near future: Holley 6140 600 CFM. (So I can start paying $1.50 per litre when the next Gulf war starts)
And I have the original green velour for the seats!

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No pic? :o(
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Old 12-30-2002, 02:18   #4 (permalink)
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Looks real good
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Very nice. When I had mine I always wondered if the elec seats from the LTD would fit. It is amazing how much luxury you can add to an XC by robbing bits from other Fords from that era.
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Old 12-30-2002, 04:45   #6 (permalink)
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very very very nice!!!!!!!

good to see another early model on the streets (and the forum!!)
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Another example of a Golden Oldie
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Great looking car. Good to see people out there with well maintained XCs.
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Old 12-30-2002, 14:14   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks guys. I have owned the car for just over 10 years and it was a daily driver until a few months ago (Hence the straight LPG). I have replaced EVERYTHING on it at some stage due to daily use, except the odometer, which now reads 391,000Km!
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Old 12-30-2002, 14:24   #10 (permalink)
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The leccy seats do fit. You have to drill another hole in the floor on each side, at the front closest to the trans tunnel, but there's already provision for it. If you get the seat with the switches mounted under the front cushion any old XC seat screws on easily with the original 4 mounting bolts. Now the bad news: They sit up too high even on the lowest height setting. I have removed all of the underfelt beneath them and have a 14" sports wheel, but I still scrape my knees getting in and out which is annoying. To hook up the power you just have to run a single (fused 12V) wire to each seat and earth them through one of the mounting bolts to the floor. It was more fun putting the electric windows in, I still havent finished yet, my holiday job is to take the front gaurds off to drill the holes for the wiring, I aint looking forward to that one.
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