thought I might buy a Ford - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-01-05, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 1
thought I might buy a Ford

Hi all. I've got about 13k saved up, and after a bit of research I'm looking at buying a Ford sedan, probably an AUII. I'd like an opinion on whether an AUII is the right model to go for for that money, and also I'm trying to find out the differences between the different AUII's (S, Forte, Classic, Futura, ...). I've read a bit about the differences between AU and AUII, but can't find much about differences between models.

You can probably tell I'm new to the Ford scene (current car is an 85 subaru wagon, lots of fun offroad but getting old :) so any advice for a newbie, or links to websites for reading material etc appreciated. :s4

ejoe is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-05, 02:00 AM
Dev 5 Mutant
loxxr6's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Sydney
Posts: 1,383
Re: thought I might buy a Ford

This site might help

Proud TQE Operator
1999 Black Manual AU XR6HP
Unichip equipped by Autotech Engineering, Granville
Cam install by Crescent Motorsport, Liverpool


loxxr6 is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-05, 05:11 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2004
Age: 32
Posts: 41
Re: thought I might buy a Ford

Au's are nice cars i coulda had one but the Ef Drew my attention more, power is pretty much the same just Au has some more features, serious if you have 13k and wanna buy a car outright Au is nice
you want something as just a cruiser or do you want a beast??

my personal opinion you want a best buy an Ef/El 8k tops and spend the rest beasting it up itll own over an Au
DraggX is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-05-05, 10:28 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 89
Re: thought I might buy a Ford

with that money id be getting an EL xr6 manual for sure. Test drive the AU and an EL xr6 and watever else interests you and then see what you like.
Blocko is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-05-05, 11:24 PM
AUXR6VCT's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Gold Coast QLD
Age: 49
Posts: 74
Re: thought I might buy a Ford

Go the AUII


AUXR6VCT is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-11-05, 03:19 AM
I love my FORD!
dawal5's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Selby, Victoria
Age: 33
Posts: 480
Re: thought I might buy a Ford

i'd have an el over the au on looks alone. but the au is a beautiful car to drive and is excellent value for money. like blocko said drive a few different cars (fords of course) and see what you think.

2003 BA FUTURA. Harvest Green, Lowered with Kings springs and Koni shocks, 18" GT-P mag wheels, XR front bar headlights and grill, XR rear spoiler, Fairmont Bootlid trim, XR6T snorkle, Typhoon second CAI, K&N filter, Pacemaker extractors with Herrod cat back, 3.73 LSD & CAPA FLASH with custom tune. ALSO 12" dual voice coil kicker, JL 5x7's and 1800W of amps!
dawal5 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ford Shelby Gr-1 Concept Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 3 01-12-05 08:35 PM
USA: New Powertrains Drives Ford Revolution RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 1 08-25-04 06:40 AM
USA: Ford And Thunderbirds RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 05-24-04 08:57 AM
USA:Bill Ford Does Get Some Respect, but the Critics Still Have His Number Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 05-07-04 04:51 AM
Speech: Edsel B. Ford Ii At Automotive Press Association Luncheon In Detroit RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 06-06-03 01:12 AM

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

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome