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Old 09-04-2004, 03:16   #1 (permalink)
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confused GT Stripes on XR Models

Over the last few weeks I've noticed a lot of non-GT cars going around with the stripe package. I've seen an stock XR 6 with the stripes, including GT decals. I've also seen XR 6s and 8s with plain stripes, without any decals. Just recently I saw a couple of cars with the GT stripes but with "XR" written where the GT or GT-P symbol normally goes.

Does anyone know whether this has become a Ford option or whether this is a non-factory after market thing, or, a combination of both?
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Old 09-04-2004, 03:27   #2 (permalink)
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I know my dealer said they could do it for me if i wanted too, i think alot of the other dealeres offere it as an option too, not from factory though.
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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

I don't like seeing them as I get all excited and then feel let down that it is not a real GT or GT-P.


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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

XR with cosmetic modifications so it looks like a GT?
Doesn't matter how good a job they do.......

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Old 09-04-2004, 05:44   #5 (permalink)
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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

theres a few where i live. some look OK but some it doesnt suit it properly.
each to their own i say.
lets not make this another one of those threads either...you all know what im talking about so dont go there for the sake of this thread.
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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

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XR with cosmetic modifications so it looks like a GT?
Doesn't matter how good a job they do.......

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Agreed. Leave the GT stripes on GTs.
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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

If you can't afford a GT, don't try to copy one, it turns a nice XR into a tryhard car imo.
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Re: GT Stripes on XR Models

Ahahahahah this cracks me up..
Anyways each to their own i guess.
I too have personally seen HSV's with a twin stripe package, atleast they could just keep it ford.!!!
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Pretty much every dealer offers it as an option - something about customer demand I would presume.

Wait till BA 2 comes out and XR's get the GT pedal covers. Boy aren't you all gonna have the shits...
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Heheheheh Well put JR!!!
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