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Old 07-23-2003, 21:58   #1 (permalink)
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Read Ford's EA 26 in its final styling form and ready for the road in 1988



picked up a 1985 wheels magazine for a $1 at my local markets. thought all you E-Series owners would find it interesting

heres the whole article zipped (700kb)
http://users.bigpond.net.au/barrysal...rticle1985.zip
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Re: Ford's EA 26 in its final styling form and ready for the road in 1988

oooooooooh
i'll be downloading that later this evening.
i want one with EF's in it :D
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Re: Ford's EA 26 in its final styling form and ready for the road in 1988

Nice stuff Barry!

Very interesting. I've actually seen those pictures in a book released by Ford after the EA was released. The design was signed off in May 1984, that car in the picture was the final clay model.

Also note the Pintara/Corsair style door handles on the right hand side and normal EA ones on the left hand side. Another thing, it looks like they were looking to colour coding the actual handle (LHS ones) Bit of useless information for you from a very bored person.

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VERY VERY NICE.....cheers bro
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Cheers for that, should make for some interesting reading!
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Re: Ford's EA 26 in its final styling form and ready for the road in 1988

I've never seen one in that orange colour, looks good though.
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if you look very closley through the front windscreen it looks like it has xf door trims
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Yeah I have that issue... was a hell of a scoop at the time. The pictures were originally found by the Wheels editor in an overseas publication. The original cover was to be of a Gemini or something, but they changed it all at the last minute after finding that scoop.
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i like the colour and the black on the bumpers nice find im gonna need to start work on my car again after this that looks so damn goo with the black
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Notice the EB style c pillars.
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