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Old 11-20-2003, 22:24   #1 (permalink)
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gtho in testing

just to let everyone know... gtho is in testing at the moment. talked to a ford tester yesturday... from what i could gather (he wouldnt tell me much) there is a few surprises in store. a sore neck is in order when they finally come out on the market apparently.

all he said was that they were being tested, in different configurations, and that all were very very quick.

now as for the validity of this tester, i trust him 100% and he knew a lot about ford/proving grounds/etc etc. but who knows for certain nowdays?

lets hope it accelerates like what ive been told!
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Old 11-20-2003, 22:31   #2 (permalink)
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too general for me.

Guess i'll wait till MMS
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Old 11-20-2003, 23:20   #3 (permalink)
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too general for me.

Guess i'll wait till MMS
My thoughts exactly. From what I have been told theres also the possibility GTHO will have a V10! LOL HAHAHAHAHA.
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I can vouch for that.
As I said, a mule has been in central australia since before the SMS, and know that the interior has been signed off, and it is completely different from the GT
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Here we go again!

Would a skerrick of evidence be asking too much?
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mmm GTHO.
Might have to trade the T3 for that one :)
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Here we go again!

Would a skerrick of evidence be asking too much?
Right on Snowman! Manufactures have been known to use diversion tactics like starting rumours to throw people off the track a bit, start the hype, and guage interest. Also to have a bit of a laugh at how far these chinese whispers can go and what will come out the other end! I would like to see a BA GTHO but if it ain't got the shake, then it's a fake!
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I am currently in central oz.....
the other day I saw a strange looking BA about 20km from the 3 ways on the Barkly Highway. It was black and it looked 'different'. Didn't get much of a look though as I was going 200 km/h west and it was going east....

Open speed limits WAHOOOOOOOO

For those who are technically minded..
1) GT-Ps will do 250km/h and get there quickly but eat LOTS of petrol doing it (n.b. PULP is $1.27/l at Barkly Homestead)
2) Most fuel efficecient speed so far is 130-140 @ 11.1 l/100km
3) 160km/h is 15.5 l/100
4) 180km/h is 17 l/100
5) 200-210km/h is 19l/100
6) 250km/h is LOTS/100km but I only did it for about 5 mins as it is just a little bit FAST and I thought that running out of gas in the middle of woop woop would be a little bit embarrassing.........

I have done about 3000km of high speed running up here now and have used about 750ml of oil and LOTS of PULP (no opti or ultimate up here).
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XWGT what do you mean by "completely" diffrent interior. Is it like a everything is new and nothing is shared with the falcons in styling? Or is it things like seats and the equipment? I think it should have the normal dash and door trims and just new equipment.
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Fpv Ba Gtho - Bring It On!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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