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Old 11-21-2004, 19:05   #1 (permalink)
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ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Hi All,

I'm currently looking at an ED XR6 - but it seems it doesn't have cruise control (well not that I have seen). Where are the cruise control "controls"? Could you knock CC off the build list to make it cheaper? Did manuals not come with CC?

I can't find doco on this on web sites....
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Old 11-21-2004, 19:31   #2 (permalink)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Cruise control is steering wheel mounted like in the middle of the wheel, theres two buttons.

I just had a look on the computer and the following was standard / optional on the ED.

Standard
Equipment 15" Alloy Wheels, 6 Speaker Stereo, ABS (Antilock Brakes), Body Colour - Bumpers, Body Colour - Grille, Central Locking - Remote/Keyless, Cruise Control, Engine Immobiliser, Headrests - Rear Integrated, Limited Slip Diff, Paint - Prestige, Power Door Mirrors, Power Steering, Radio Cassette, Spoiler - Rear, Sports Seats, Suspension - Sports
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It says Cruise was standard.
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Old 11-21-2004, 19:38   #3 (permalink)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

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Cruise control is steering wheel mounted like in the middle of the wheel, theres two buttons.

I just had a look on the computer and the following was standard / optional on the ED.

Standard
Equipment 15" Alloy Wheels, 6 Speaker Stereo, ABS (Antilock Brakes), Body Colour - Bumpers, Body Colour - Grille, Central Locking - Remote/Keyless, Cruise Control, Engine Immobiliser, Headrests - Rear Integrated, Limited Slip Diff, Paint - Prestige, Power Door Mirrors, Power Steering, Radio Cassette, Spoiler - Rear, Sports Seats, Suspension - Sports
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Equipment Air Conditioning , Body Kit - F&R Spoilers, Side Skirts, Re, Sunroof


It says Cruise was standard.
But was Cruise standard/option/available with manual transmission?

So does that mean the car i'm looking at buying, if it doesn't have the cruise buttons on the wheel (it's a manual) then its unlikely its a real XR6?

I'm confused :(
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* Steering click (5th time)
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Old 11-21-2004, 21:44   #4 (permalink)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Thats the option list for a manaul ED XR6 1993 plate...
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Old 11-22-2004, 03:37   #5 (permalink)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Cruise was not Standard, it was an option.
And yes you can get cruise on a Manual Falcon.
Mine has cruise.

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Equipment 15" Alloy Wheels, 6 Speaker Stereo, ABS (Antilock Brakes), Body Colour - Bumpers, Body Colour - Grille, Central Locking - Remote/Keyless, Cruise Control(Not), Engine Immobiliser, Headrests - Rear Integrated(Not), Limited Slip Diff, Paint - Prestige, Power Door Mirrors, Power Steering, Radio Cassette, Spoiler - Rear(rear Lip), Sports Seats, Suspension - Sports
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Wasn't the Momo an option as well on the ED's??
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Old 11-22-2004, 13:26   #7 (permalink)
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Yes thats another one.
It was Standard on the EB XR6/8 but an optionon the ED except the Sprint where it was standard.
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Old 11-22-2004, 13:41   #8 (permalink)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

Ahhh that explains a lot now :)

Here I was going to blow this dealer away saying wtf? no cruise? its not an XR6 then! :)
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Re: ED XR6 - Standard Cruise Control?

looks like you have it sorted now, but just to confirm, no cruise was not standard...!

mine is a manual and has cruise optioned on
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