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View Poll Results: XR front or FPV front?
XR 11 20.37%
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Old 06-23-2003, 05:42   #1 (permalink)
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XR v FPV Front end

Now that they have been out for a while i was just wondering what people thought was the better looking front end out of the XR and the FPV. In my opinion the FPV is more aggresive and eye catching but the lines of the XR seem smoother and the spoiler matches the lines of the grill. Thoughts??
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

I have gone with the FPV. The front just has such a mean looking stance. The air dam shape shows the car to be frowning more. But both cars look great :)
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

I like the clean lines of the xr8 however when it comes to "all out horn" FPV gets the vote.
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

its all good. They are both good looking fronts. Aruguably the most aggressive and best looking front ends ever put on any aussie muscle car.
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

FPV has the more aggressive look, and rightly so, that's what it was designed for. Not to say the XR6/8 doesnt!
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

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FPV has the more aggressive look, and rightly so, that's what it was designed for. Not to say the XR6/8 doesnt!
My thoughts exactly.

Just out of curiosity will the FPV front end bolt straight onto an xr???
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

FPV front bar looks better by a country mile.
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

I reckon the XR front is too restrained - it lacks the aggression of the SS Commo and the FPVs. Having said that, the overall design is very good. I just can't help thinking that having the XR-HAD, XR-HAD-T,a nd the XR8 with the same front end is a mistake.
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Re: XR v FPV Front end

Having an even slightly different bodykit on the XR8 would help to differentiate it from the 6's.

The kit on the XR6 and 6T is great but it wouldn't be a bad idea that with the jump to XR8 you got more in the exterior department, maybe in addition to the bulge a meaner, more ground hugging kit.
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For a smoother look the XR front is best, but for agression FPV have got it. I voted FPV because its a daring, strong look and the big rear wing really suits it.
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