My poor EB!! - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-14-2002, 01:47   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
EB2Ghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Canberra
Posts: 695
My poor EB!!

Had the worst weekend

the damage:

two outer rims of 17 inch simmons FR's
frnt right lower control arm
frnt right upper control arm
frnt right guard
frnt right lower sill
frnt right caster bar
frnt right disc
frnt right sway bar.
frnt right strut

cause:

loss of traction on front wheels (???) and proceeded into a gutter.

so far repaired most things .. cost me 900 bucks so far (all parts at trade/mates rates price)
i'm putting in slotted discs on the front and a 30mm sway bar.
car will be off the road for a week to two weeks.

just hoping i didnt hurt the steering rack or the chassis or anything up back.

Worst part
My wheels will be 1 to 2 months getting fixed.

any how .... how was your weekend??
__________________
EB2GHIA Long Gone


1973 XB Coupe Fairmont 302, koni shocks, lovell super low fronts, extra leaf and reset leaf spings, dual exhaust, advance headers. Resprayed Vivid Blue Pearl. 17x8 & 17x10 inch FR Simmons.
EB2Ghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-14-2002, 02:53   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
EB2Ghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Canberra
Posts: 695
UPDATE

well ive bent somthing else since we just put the wheel back on an it sits 10mm back further than it should. So i'm thinking bent K frame... yipee and my steering rack is ****ed.

things are just getting better!
__________________
EB2GHIA Long Gone


1973 XB Coupe Fairmont 302, koni shocks, lovell super low fronts, extra leaf and reset leaf spings, dual exhaust, advance headers. Resprayed Vivid Blue Pearl. 17x8 & 17x10 inch FR Simmons.
EB2Ghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 02:59   #3 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Timmeh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Age: 33
Posts: 2,922
Oh no! Not my favorite EB!

Why do it for, arg.... so sorry to hear it! Curses.... man, I am so sorry to hear that. Don't know what to say, thats about as bad as a gutter hit can get, damage wise....

:(
__________________
EUR04D - Ford Focus
The Blue Flame

Mk II Escort RS2000
How much boost?


www.eurofordclub.com
Thanks for 2004, crew.
Timmeh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:02   #4 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Timmeh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Age: 33
Posts: 2,922
We'll have to get THEONE to sell his body some more to pay for this!
__________________
EUR04D - Ford Focus
The Blue Flame

Mk II Escort RS2000
How much boost?


www.eurofordclub.com
Thanks for 2004, crew.
Timmeh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:04   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 319
Dude that is so bad, lets just say is i know EXACTLY how you feel....
madEAs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:06   #6 (permalink)
400 kg ego
 
Troutman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 6,188
Gee man that's tragic! I hope you're able to sort it all out soon. :(
__________________
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President

1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
Troutman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:15   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Kenaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Melbourne
Age: 32
Posts: 2,061
Sorry to hear it mate, that's no good at all.
Kenaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:29   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
EB2Ghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Canberra
Posts: 695
here is my price list

EB right hand suspension parts 350
strut, slotted discs, other little bits 370
30mm sway bar 180
Kframe about 200???
Steering rack between 200 - 300???
panel shop work about 1000????
wheels + 1 tyre 800.

total

.... i dont want to add it up
__________________
EB2GHIA Long Gone


1973 XB Coupe Fairmont 302, koni shocks, lovell super low fronts, extra leaf and reset leaf spings, dual exhaust, advance headers. Resprayed Vivid Blue Pearl. 17x8 & 17x10 inch FR Simmons.
EB2Ghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:38   #9 (permalink)
Territory TS - AWD
 
RAPTOR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Kiama, NSW, Australia
Age: 50
Posts: 2,374
Re: My poor EB!!

Quote:
Originally posted by EB2Ghia
Had the worst weekend...

cause: loss of traction.......
cause: Brain Fade

Too bad mate, at least no one got hurt.
__________________
Territory - WHEELS COTY
RAPTOR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2002, 03:50   #10 (permalink)
Registered User
 
EB2Ghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Canberra
Posts: 695
Thanx Raptor
__________________
EB2GHIA Long Gone


1973 XB Coupe Fairmont 302, koni shocks, lovell super low fronts, extra leaf and reset leaf spings, dual exhaust, advance headers. Resprayed Vivid Blue Pearl. 17x8 & 17x10 inch FR Simmons.
EB2Ghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:51.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.