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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-03, 09:16 PM
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The Shaker's Back.

I posted a thread a bit ago about the Shaker I saw on a BA at New Oak Ford. I was asked to take photos. It's the meanest looking animal on the road. A rival to the GT in my mind. In the flesh, it was amazing. They said it would be at the Ford Holden show on the weekend. It's called a H.O. BA Interceptor. I'm a HUGE fan. I didn't ask about the grunt though. But if it's as fast as it looks, who cares.

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post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-03, 09:19 PM
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woah, looks orright.
i really do wonder whats under that bulge!

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post #3 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-03, 09:28 PM
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It's made by a company called gruppea - you can check it out at
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post #4 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-07-03, 09:42 PM
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Apparently New Oak Ford have the car. Gruppe a is the same company as H.O. (Homologated Options). I was told that Wayne Draper owns H.O. who designed the early GT's. Sounds interesting. I remember a edition of Wheels that had that guy, designing the XD and EA.
post #5 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-08-03, 12:28 AM
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That slightly different body kit + bonnet 'enhancement' should definitely be an option on the GT models.
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Not so keen on the bonnet, but the rear spoiler is an improvement over the standard one!

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Sorry, don't like it
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And the rice did cometh to the BA.

How the hell do you call that a shaker? Do people not know what a shaker is?

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As Ford Fanatic said , that doesn't come close to looking like , or even resembling a shaker.
The inventor of that should be kicked in the head.
What a pox looking piece of shit .
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post #10 of 29 (permalink) Old 08-08-03, 01:44 AM
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Re: The Shaker's Back.

Sorry I don't like any of it...I prefer the clean lines of the BA not something like that....even the wing is too big...

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