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Old 11-30-2002, 02:06   #1 (permalink)
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Bonnet bulge

I've heard the bonnet bulge in XR8 & FPV vehicles will be changed
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well........ can you say why and what it will be changed to then? This sounds a bit "Greek" to me...

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Apparently the bonnet creases from the front corners of the bulge to the guards when lifted , the bulge may start from the front of the bonnet.
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interesting... where did you get this from!! If it's true it could be pretty cool... some one needs to do a photoshop. However I don't think that they would be redesigning the bonnet so close to release.
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However I don't think that they would be redesigning the bonnet so close to release.
just remember, FPV said after the SMS, the tooling wasnt finalised for production, meaning they could change thins just like the Bonnet.
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How about this then.
(Dont hurtme, I know it's an XR, but I can't get a GT, and I know it's not the best, but two minutes...)
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Excellent!! I prefer your version over the original.

Any chance of posting the original and your version side by side for comparison on the same post and both in the proposed blood orange and venom?

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That's a tall order, but I'll give it a shot soon.
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ford.boy, mate you should work for Ford. Top job, heaps better!
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Apparently the bonnet creases from the front corners of the bulge to the guards when lifted , the bulge may start from the front of the bonnet.

I would agree with that if they did make that change. I think on side profile the bulge didn't quite look right but looking at in on the 3/4 and the front on view it looked fine.
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