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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-03, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
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My brother in law just rang me with a great bit of news .
Traded his VR Senator in , and has bought an XR8 ute .

God bless him.
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He he he he! congrats to your Bro. in law! what an upgrade :)

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Another one here too. A work coleague was considering an Astra or Corolla and after a short chat he placed an order for a Focus LX which he picked up last week.

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It seems strange things are going on here in NZ, theres an XR6 Turbo sitting in the local Holden dealership - for sale.

I'm a happy camper!
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-03, 09:38 PM
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Probably the only way Holden dealers can make money at the moment - sell second hand BA Fords!


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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-03, 09:58 PM
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Holdens just jealous that Ford have a far better car, so they want some attention buy selling the 2nd hand XR6 so they don't look stupid, sitting round with fingers up their a-holes.

Holden Hopoate.
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-09-03, 06:06 AM
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there still sellin holdens by the truckload though

according to April figures

but Ford have closed the gap, its just that Holden produce so much more cars and with the Astra, Barina and Commo doin alright

ford will cant just rely on the BA, the Focus is good

and with the Territory and Fiesta coming next year things are looking up

but Fords current capacity is way below Holdens on production
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