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Old 10-22-2002, 00:48   #1 (permalink)
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Differences between EL and EL2

What are the main differences between EL and EL2??
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more features on the base model like duel air bags on the futura and front power windows on the base GLI. They also retuned the suspention and made a S pack avalible again with the tickford suspention.
no changes to the exterior or interior though.
absolutley brillient car though I had one and loved every minute in it.
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EL2 XR8 had AU (GT40P ?) heads.
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When was it introduced??
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see www.redbook.com.au it was release in Feb 1998.
Red book will also tell you the stuff fitted as standard on those cars.
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more features on the base model like duel air bags on the futura and front power windows on the base GLI. They also retuned the suspention and made a S pack avalible again with the tickford suspention.
no changes to the exterior or interior though.
absolutley brillient car though I had one and loved every minute in it.
I created a thread on this topic a while back: http://discussions.fordforums.com/sh...ghlight=series

I can assure you that dual airbags was reserved for the Fairmont Ghia until the AU II made the feature standard on all models - unless the EL II had it, then it was dropped with the AU I (which I doubt).

Similarly, electric front windows became standard on the AU update in '99 (as distinguished from the 2000 AU series II).

The big change was a 185 kW engine for the XR8. However, I am not convinced that EL series II should be called that. I still refer to it as the EL update.
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My series II Futura had duel air bags and it was optional on the series II GL sapphire.
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I have asked Ford about this and was imformed by them that there is no series 2 EL. As the EL only ran from 96 to 98.I was told as well that there were plans for a series 2 EL but the AU was brought forward earlier than planned so the series 2 was axed.
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I have asked Ford about this and was imformed by them that there is no series 2 EL. As the EL only ran from 96 to 98.I was told as well that there were plans for a series 2 EL but the AU was brought forward earlier than planned so the series 2 was axed.
That makes sense to me, however there was definitely an update of some kind. It obviously stopped short of being a proper series II with badges, etc.
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I think you might mean a runout model on the EL as they were moving to a new model(AU) they offered added accessories on the last of the 98 ELs.
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