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Old 09-12-2003, 02:02   #1 (permalink)
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guys..

just got my ute back from Herrods.
got the lowered suspention and the extractors!

what a difference!
smooth power
smooth driving

hard dick!

what a machine!


its bloody fantastic!

looks tough and has the sound to go with it!

Herrod do a wicked job!
anyone with a BA XR8 ute, get the chop and full zorst!
you will not be dissapointed!


i will post a couple of pics once i wash her up.
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Re: BA XR8 ute.. bloody unreal!

i seen it there today Teza with the engine out..
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Old 09-13-2003, 00:35   #3 (permalink)
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dude..

the workshop must be your second home!

i cant get over the power difference from the cat back system and then adding the extractors and hi flow cats!

its wicked!
sounds real mean too!

umm cant post pics for some reason..
spewin

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hi Teza, did you get a lower grill fitted ???
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Old 09-14-2003, 18:09   #5 (permalink)
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Re: BA XR8 ute.. bloody unreal!

Any pics Teza?? What colour is it? Not mentioned in your sig.
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Teza,

we want a full report on the mods once you have driven some of your fav roads. Especially cats back versus full exhaust system.

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Old 09-14-2003, 20:33   #7 (permalink)
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Re: BA XR8 ute.. bloody unreal!

mate if you don't mind me asking, how much did the mods cost? What suspension do they fit?
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Re: BA XR8 ute.. bloody unreal!

Teza,

I'd also like to know the difference between:

1) stock
2) cat back
3) extractors + HF cats

If you can spare a moment and let us know whether the money is worth taking it from 2 to 3.

I will be getting my ute soon and am looking around for someone to do the mods :o)

Also...(the lexus forum guys do it) would it be possible to get a sound file of your exhuast note?
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fullthrottle rings herrods they will answer all your questions and tell you how much these improvments cost. tell them you are a ford forum member you get a discount..ph: 03 9464 5100
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Re: BA XR8 ute.. bloody unreal!

I have rang em before and have a fair idea of what the prices are. What I'm more interested in at this stage is the improvements.

I have rang quite a few places...75% of them believe that a change in muffler will do the trick and the rest is just "rubbish". I have been advised that the stock exhaust is a 2 1/2 inch mandrel bent exhaust, changing it to a 3" won't make any big difference except create drone.

so many options...
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