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Old 09-05-2003, 04:05   #1 (permalink)
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XR8 Highway Patrol cars revealed

I'm suprised nobody has raised this yet.

I was listening to 3AW this morning & there were reports of some sort of convoy heading down to Bendigo or Ballarat being closely pursued by a squad of low flying choppers.

If you're thinking of the old XR8 ute ad, you've hit the nail in the head.

This was some sort of publicity stunt to reveal the new XR8 HWP cars.

I'm sure there'll be more on this in the coming days.
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I'd love to know what "tweaks" they have compared to a standard XR8
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Re: XR8 Highway Patrol cars revealed

Yeah, saw it on the news tonight Mav, they looked good with the colourful Police writing. Stand out, that's for sure.
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They were doing their stuff at Essendon Airport this morning , so the truckie from work tells me .
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hehe i saw that on the news, looked good a shitload of xr8s rolling down the road in a huge group
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Scanned a pic from the Herald-Sun, they look great!

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Re: XR8 Highway Patrol cars revealed

I seen them on the new's last night, although some of them didn't have bulge's so I suspect some are 8's and other's were T's.
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Hey rubber ducky, we got ourselves a connnvoooyy!
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Oh my. Someone's gonna get their backside kicked.

They wrote "Police" backwards
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Re: Re: XR8 Highway Patrol cars revealed

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I'd love to know what "tweaks" they have compared to a standard XR8
here we go again .. other than woring aqnd alternator type stuff ... nothing. There are no engine, exhaust or inatke tweaks. They are not chipped or anything like that
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