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Old 10-17-2004, 23:14   #1 (permalink)
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3.9l MPI badges. pic wanted?

Hi Guys,

I have just ordered two 3.9l MPI badges (red in colour) for the front gaurds from ford to finally finish of the mpi conversion. I payed $12 each for them which I thought was at bit excessive and I should get them by the end of the week. My ea falcon is stark white and I'm wondering whether anyone can post a pic of the exact factory location of these badges.

p.s. Soon commi drivers will know there is not just a crappy cpfi motor lurking under the bonnet but a decent 3.9l mpi engine. lol.. lol ..


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Old 10-17-2004, 23:35   #2 (permalink)
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You paid $24 for badges made 15 years ago that are readily available?! Why didn't you just go to a wrecker? BTW, sorry I'm no help =D
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All the ones at the wreckers are faded or cracked or bits missing. I looked at about 14 cars and they were all fuc?ed. Most were sun damaged and the only decent one i found was silver but the other one had already been taxed. Thats why i was pissed about paying $12 each for them but I want some nice badges because the paint on my car is immaculate. The car had a full respray just before i brought it 3 years ago.

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p.s. Soon commi drivers will know there is not just a crappy cpfi motor lurking under the bonnet but a decent 3.9l mpi engine. lol.. lol ..


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Most commy drivers proly don't know the difference...
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Most of my mates that drive commi's know the difference. They couldn't beleive that my car had a fuel injected carbie on top of the inlet manifold (CPI) when the 1984 VK commi had 202 fuel injection (multipoint). What were ford thinking really?????????

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Old 10-18-2004, 00:09   #6 (permalink)
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Cost cuting, thats what they were thinking.

And, they fooled alot of people into thinking, "hmm, less injectors, must = less fuel useage".

As opposed to an injector per cylinder which allows for greater control and thus less fuel usage.
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p.s. Soon commi drivers will know there is not just a crappy cpfi motor lurking under the bonnet but a decent 3.9l mpi engine. lol.. lol ..
Yeah, I know if I were cruising along in my old VS and saw the MPI badges I'd think twice about taking you on
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Most of my mates that drive commi's know the difference. They couldn't beleive that my car had a fuel injected carbie on top of the inlet manifold (CPI) when the 1984 VK commi had 202 fuel injection (multipoint). What were ford thinking really?????????

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Well exactly my point, they would obviously know the difference, but what i meant was that alot of commie drivers prolly didn't know that EA came out with both CFI version and MPFI, hence they prolly wouldn;tlok twice if they saw MPFI written on the side
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This is a crappy old pic but shows what you need to know.
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i reckon they used the CFI rubbish as a sweetener after the xf as it wasted lotsa petrol, and then all of a sudden "better fuel economy", i put it to the shitty environmental crap that cars in aus needed to have around that era...
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