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Old 11-02-2005, 02:21   #1 (permalink)
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Question Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

Hi all.. sorry if this has been done before, I couldnt find any info...

Whats the difference betwen the original BA Falcon sedan, and the BA MKII?
Is there a comprehensive list available on the web somewhere? I'd imagine most changes would be cosmetic..?

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Re: Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

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Hi all.. sorry if this has been done before, I couldnt find any info...

Whats the difference betwen the original BA Falcon sedan, and the BA MKII?
Is there a comprehensive list available on the web somewhere? I'd imagine most changes would be cosmetic..?

Thanks

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The badge on the back of the MKII and it got a 6 speed manual.
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Re: Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

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The badge on the back of the MKII and it got a 6 speed manual.

That's about it, plus auto headlights (whatever the hell they are). WOW....

If it was a Commodore, they'd call it a new model
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Old 11-03-2005, 00:28   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

Auto headlights are sensor driven, basically if your driving round and its set to auto, the sensors detect whether its time to switch on or not, unfortunately, they are alittle sloppy and sometimes they need to be on, but they arent, easier just to use human perception i think. Still, its cool to tell your mates about
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That's about it, plus auto headlights (whatever the hell they are).

...A waste of time.!

On a Holden, they're called "Look at Me" lights.

WOW....

If it was a Commodore, they'd call it a new model
heh... Looks like stuff all.. Only thing I knew that was different
was paint colors.. went to buy an Acid Rush jobbie, and it's not
available :(

So the list is:
6 sp manual
boot badge
paint colors
auto lights.

As you said... WOW!

Thanks to all who replied..

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(sorry about the quoting in the last...bit of a dogs breakfast there..)
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Old 11-05-2005, 00:46   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

metal pedals in the xr's....
some different wheels....
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Re: Diff between orig BA and MKII BA?

Suspension was upgraded to the same spec as BA GT. it also sits 10mm lower
Diff ratio was changed form 3.23 to a 3.46.
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does that mean the the xr has the same ratio as the xt and futura etc? (3.46)
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i rate my auto headlights. i think they are awsome. one of my favourite features in my ute
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