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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-26-03, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
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confused help! new colour - "off-shore" anyone?

I'm putting an order in for a xls v8 ute and I wanted narooma blue but this colour in no longer available, it has been replaced by "Off-Shore" blue and my dealer has no idea - anyone?

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I will fit 17in wheels when she arrives.

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There's a small sample of what the colour "off shore" looks like @

Also noticed another new maroon looking colour called "Luscious". Named after me obviously. :s6:

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Re: help! new colour - "off-shore" anyone?

Your dealer should have a colour sample of Off Shore Blue, I saw one at my local dealer about a week ago.
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Re: help! new colour - "off-shore" anyone?

Does anyone know if this colour has actually made production yet?

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Re: help! new colour - "off-shore" anyone?

Offshore was due to make production in Aufust.

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Re: help! new colour - "off-shore" anyone?

apparently, on another thread i heard that one of the xr6t targa cars was offsore blue....and i happen to have a pic of them
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I think the one on the right is the replacement for Blueprint and the one on the left is the replacement for Narooma Blue. I think one is called Shockwave.
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The colour on the left XR looks superb.

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They both look good.

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WHy not go "Lightning Strike" ?
This is the new bright silver that is currently available on the new Fairlane, and is expected to flow down to the Falcon by October. (Yes I have confirmed this with Ford).

Cant go wrong with a metallic silver (or even a gold/sahara metallic), looks great, you can barely see any dirt or road grime, and to top it off has the best resale value !

Which leads me to ask, does anyone know when a gold or champagne metallic colour will come back into the falcon range ?
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