FPV Merchandise??????? - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > FPV & Tickford Forum
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FPV & Tickford Forum GT, GT-P and all FPV Discussions. Formerly Tickford.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-14-2004, 01:40   #1 (permalink)
Beastmaster
 
flappist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Hervey Bay QLD
Age: 55
Posts: 940
FPV Merchandise???????

In the back of the new Street Machine, Ford issue I saw an ad for FPV merchandice, in particular a model GT-P (Finally GT-P stuff).
I thought this would be a good little gizmo to have on my office desk.
So off to www.fpv.com.au to order over the net but...... no FPV merchandice only a link to FPR.

So now the score for the FPV merchandice....

Sydney Motor Show 2003..... "Never heard of a GT-P we only do Ford stuff"
Melbourne Motor Show 2004..... "No GT-P stuff sorry"
Brisbane Motor Show 2004..... "No GT-P stuff, why not buy GT it is all the same"
V8 Supercars QLD Raceway 2004.... "No I don't think there will be any GT-P stuff"

Well ok, so you don't care about your customer base.....

Wandered over to one of the HSV merchandise stands and noticed 2 things:-
1) They had stuff for evey HSV model ever made.
2) They were selling shitloads of it, there were huge lineups

The only Ford stand with lineups was SBR.......

I did notice lots of family groups with Dad, Mum and the grebelers all wearing HSV theme matching clothing.
I saw bugger all FPV dressed family groups.

Come on FPV, get your act together. Do you really think that the only reason reason that HSV outsells you is because of their cars?

P.S. Donna, I know you read this stuff...
__________________
Revelations 13:18
Here is wisdom.
Let him that hath understanding count the number of the BEAST:
for it is the number of a F6 Typhoon; and its number is 0217.
flappist is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-14-2004, 01:53   #2 (permalink)
walking power
 
Fordy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: who cares
Posts: 3,035
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

Agree, HSV even have sneakers out made by FILA.........
__________________
Fordy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 02:29   #3 (permalink)
Not Guilty, Your Honour
 
Full Noise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Bracksy's camera state
Posts: 283
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

^^^^^^^^^^What They Said^^^^^^^^^^
__________________
FPV and XR Owners Club of Victoria

Herrod XR8 ute for sale. too many extras to list.
Check it out here.


http://www.fordforums.com/f564/herrod-xr8-ute-66083/

http://www.fordgallery.com/showgalle...00&ppuser=9077
Full Noise is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 03:03   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 65
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

we were at barbagallo larst month and fpv had a 18 weeler and thare would have been 100 waiting and, we got plenty of GT stuff i dont no about GT-P,and the bigest crouds were out side SBR.I dont no what happend at QLD. go hard go BOSS 290. all the best johnny.
GT Johnny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 04:12   #5 (permalink)
You can do eeeit!
 
Dark_Horse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: NOT looking for Colorado's
Age: 34
Posts: 1,511
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

Definitely something needs to be done at events - the 2003 Bathurst 24hr comes to mind here. Garry Rodgers Motorsport had a semi trailer full of Holden/HSV merchandise.

All FPV had for anything if they existed there was a large banner with the Lion Tamer ad on it. That is hardly what I would call taming the lion.

Hopefully the initiative undertaken at Barbagallo recently will continue this trend through to the 24 hr this year.
__________________
A youth becomes a man when the marks he leaves on the world have nothing to do with tyres.

3FB - The Official Site for cruising, eating and talking shite click here.

Member of the FPV-Tickford Club of NSW

3FB Mesh Bandit #2: 2002 AUIII XR6 HP _Oo===oO_
Dark_Horse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 04:36   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
GTP 320's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA
Posts: 2,627
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

Got to agree with you there,FPV definately need to pick up their merchandising and make it more accessible to the public, i managed to buy a GTP blanket the other day on EBAY.
Cheers John
__________________

"FPV & XR Owners Club of Victoria"
If you have an XR6, XR8, T-Series or FPV vehicle (GTs) why not join.
Motorsport,Show n Shine,Cruise days,Factory tours,Special events
FPV and XR Owners Club of Victoria

www.fpvxrclub.com
Extra's Leather seats, Sunroof, Premium Sound, Satellite Navigation, Reversing Sensors,
GTP 320 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 04:40   #7 (permalink)
YES its a 5 Speed!!
 
Supa R00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Somewhere around here
Age: 27
Posts: 2,242
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

i know ford is a bit behind in merchandising but its improved alot in the last few years... a few years ago for Xmas i wanted a jacket... no ford stuff just DJR
__________________
1994 ED XR6
Tickford wings are for Tickford cars...
Proud TQE Operator

For Sale: 2001 Yamaha WR400F
PM me for info
Supa R00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 04:53   #8 (permalink)
The SB Slayer
 
FPVGT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Should be polishing my GT's
Posts: 1,529
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

Quote:
Originally Posted by Supa R00
i know ford is a bit behind in merchandising but its improved alot in the last few years... a few years ago for Xmas i wanted a jacket... no ford stuff just DJR
I think you will find that there merchandise will pick up around the states as there new FPV/R shop is up and running so now they will concentrate on getting it out there on Race day.There is always new gear on there shelves so it won't be too long untill it goes out.
Cheers Alex.
__________________
THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE LEGEND THE GT is back

Introducing the Boss 290 powerplant
The Boss 290 combines the best of both worlds, with race-bred power and everyday comfort. The awe-inspiring Boss 290 is a powerplant unlike any ever built in this country and comes to life on Australia's only current V8 production line.
FPVGT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 05:00   #9 (permalink)
Finally back in a V8
 
XR 330's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Muswellbrook
Age: 58
Posts: 158
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

I came across a website late one night last week and they had all sort of sneekers/joggers, including snazzy looking Ford ones for adults and kids...problem is that they were somewhere in Spain.
XR 330 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2004, 05:24   #10 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Xtreme F6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Sideways In the F6
Age: 40
Posts: 2,370
Re: FPV Merchandise???????

hahahhaha.. I managed to get a GTP mink blanky from spotlight !!!!!
Xtreme F6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > FPV & Tickford Forum



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brembo Brakes on Tickford and FPV Utes - The Saga Ends? Aussie Pete Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 34 01-19-2004 17:52
FPV - Time to Lift Your Game (long) russellw FPV & Tickford Forum 54 05-27-2003 05:19
GT review BOF FPV & Tickford Forum 61 04-27-2003 23:08

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:19.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.