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Old 11-02-2003, 05:10   #1 (permalink)
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granada 2.8 v6 '82 / estonia / rat_013

thought i'd join the forum and post my car here :)
so thats what it looks like:



some info:
1982, sedan,
with a 2.8 V6 / solex 38 carb / 5-speed manual gearbox
+ sunroof, Mangels wheels, Recaro interior, electrical mirrors, Sparco pedals and harnesses, Ford Motorsport RS steering wheel, and an original low spoiler on back.

more info and pics:
http://www.fordgranada.ee/granada/001i.html

so.. thats about it for beginning :)
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Old 11-02-2003, 15:20   #2 (permalink)
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Re: granada 2.8 v6 '82 / estonia / rat_013

thats a nice ride mate! I have never seen them, sorta looks similar to an XE/XF in a way.

Good stuff and welcome to the forums!
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Old 11-02-2003, 18:27   #3 (permalink)
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Re: granada 2.8 v6 '82 / estonia / rat_013

holy crap estonia.......

I thought the XD shape came from england? Anyone know whats the go here?

Rat_013...how does she go? Do you have anytimes or anything..it looks very nice.

Also on your website..the last pic..is it me or does that rear wheel have some major camber issues.

Still cool car.
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Old 11-02-2003, 21:11   #4 (permalink)
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Re: granada 2.8 v6 '82 / estonia / rat_013

Holy crap, I aint never seen one of those before. Definitely inspired from the XD/E, or is it the other way around??
Nice car by the way! I wonder how it goes compared to the straight 6's in the XD/E's.
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thats a nice ride mate! I have never seen them, sorta looks similar to an XE/XF in a way.

Good stuff and welcome to the forums!

ive never even heard of that car?!?!!? granada? wen i saw the pic i just thought XE Xf...............hmmmmm b4 my time
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The bonnet/grille area is definitely XD style.
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Old 11-03-2003, 00:11   #7 (permalink)
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its german made car, the model originated basicallt from england, though.
you can check http://www.granada-enthusiasts.org/ for england granada/scorpio guys.
the grille and front spoiler are self-made, originally the model looks like this:


FoMoCo4eva - yes the rubber things in axles are QUITE worn already, gotta change them some time, so you saw it right :)
i havent measured any performance times etc, although i might do that some time, maybe in summer. cuz its winter here :) as you can see from here:
http://www.fordgranada.ee/event/r001i.html
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its german made car, the model originated basicallt from england, though.
you can check http://www.granada-enthusiasts.org/ for england granada/scorpio guys.
the grille and front spoiler are self-made, originally the model looks like this:


FoMoCo4eva - yes the rubber things in axles are QUITE worn already, gotta change them some time, so you saw it right :)
i havent measured any performance times etc, although i might do that some time, maybe in summer. cuz its winter here :) as you can see from here:
http://www.fordgranada.ee/event/r001i.html
wow how much fun would that be...a little bit scary at times maybe, but still fun.

Thanks for the pics rat_013...its always good to see other fords from here and there.
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no prob. feel free to surf our site, its full in both estonian and english.
and the snow aint scary when using proper winter tires with nails etc :)
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Re: granada 2.8 v6 '82 / estonia / rat_013

Ah yes the Granada! Spookily close to the XD in design!

Very clean example you have there rat_013!
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