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Old 09-03-2003, 18:33   #1 (permalink)
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Outback ute info?

I was wondering if anyone knows how many Outback utes were made. I have seen the figures on the FPV site for the XR utes (I recommend reading their history on the utes from 1934 thru Mainline, Zephyr, to current), so I presume someone kept track.

I would like to find out more about the development of the Outback package.

The other thing is I remember seeing a reference to one of the 4wd magazines taking an Outback over the Big Red dune on the Birdsville track – can anyone give me a pointer as to what magazine/issue?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

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Re: Outback ute info?

Someone also ran an Outback ute in one of the desert races and beat a bunch of 4WDs (the Hydratrak works real well). Don't ask me for details though!
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Re: Outback ute info?

The ute AP is talking about was the Barnes XG ute.

Pics 206 & 207 in the Uteman Gallery.

www.uteman.com.au

Try there for information, you may even get lucky and have some of the Ford Engineers that designed & tested the things online. Users O'Man & Anakie.

See this thread; Barnes Offroad racing XG
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Re: Outback ute info?

Thanks Raptor. No wonder you knew about the thread! I'll give it a go.
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That gallery ain't so simple to find pics 206 and 207.....
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Re: Outback ute info?

Search for Barnes. Also try the following link for an off-road racing XR8 ute:

http://www.trueblueford.com/ScottsAU2xr8ute.html
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That gallery ain't so simple to find pics 206 and 207.....
You could always try clicking on the numbers 206 & 207 in my post above.

They aren't great photos anyways.
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