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Old 01-20-2006, 01:11   #1 (permalink)
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I have been told by a mate who works there that Pickles in Perth will have an XB coupe rolling shell in their damaged auction this Wednesday.May be a good project or parts car for someone over there.
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Have just seen photos of it on the net and it is painted like a Goss and is built July 1975.I wonder.....
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http://www.pickles.com.au/servlet/Au...m_id=552010472

might go for a look, its just around the corner
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It looks like it has been cut and welded between the quarter windows and rear window
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To me it looks like a genuine Goss that has had 2 quarters put on it. The turret and bootlid are white. The A pillars and inside the doors lookk about right. Although, I suppose it could be a cut'n'shut.... Pity it so far away.....!!
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Can a Goss be identified from the VIN, is so how please?
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Can a Goss be identified from the VIN, is so how please?


To a certain extent, they were all K code Falcon 500 GS's (option #48) with specific paint and trim options - see this link:

http://www.johngossspecial.com/ident.htm
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Thanks for that.
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To a certain extent, they were all K code Falcon 500 GS's (option #48) with specific paint and trim options - see this link:

http://www.johngossspecial.com/ident.htm

This could lead to confusion.When most people say or think K code they are referring to the engine code.K was a 351.All Gosses were 302s which was engine code Y.
All V8 XBs had K at the end of the VIN,which could be what CJR is referring to.
You can't tell a JGS from the VIN alone but if the car has compliance plates you can tell from the build date and the paint and trim codes.
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This could lead to confusion.When most people say or think K code they are referring to the engine code.K was a 351.All Gosses were 302s which was engine code Y.
All V8 XBs had K at the end of the VIN,which could be what CJR is referring to.
You can't tell a JGS from the VIN alone but if the car has compliance plates you can tell from the build date and the paint and trim codes.


Thats dead right - this is also why I included the link to the Gossy web site as well
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