EB XR6: Did I get a good deal? - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > E-Series Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2004, 17:24   #1 (permalink)
Yes, fords still kick
 
MickyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Frankston
Age: 32
Posts: 668
EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Hi people, I am picking up an EB XR6 on Thusrsday and the details follow, what I want to know is did I get a good deal, I think I did, but would like others opinions.
* 5 speed manual
* black
* tint
* lowered with front end camber kit
* eb gt clear indicators
* 16" ford mags of some description (will post pics as I dont know what type they are)
* 137,000 genuine km's with service history.
The car is in excellent condition with the following items needing attention for the RWC (which I have to get)

* One unRWC tyre
* Needs a new clutch (I think)
* Passenger door keyhole is damaged from break in attempt

I paid $5250 for this car, so I reckon I got a good deal, but can anyone tell me how much a new heavy duty clutch will cost me. Thanks in advance for your feedback guys,

Cheers, Michael

P.S. The reason I agreed to get the rwc is that the owner is leaving to live O/S in about 10 days and simply CBF'D
__________________
Black EB S-XR6 5 Speed Lukey Exhaust Lowered AU2 Tickford Wheels
Alpine CDA-7892E,Alpine MRD-M500, Alpine MRV-F303, Alpine Type 'S' 12" Subs x 2, Boston Acoustics RC620 and CX-6
MickyB is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-26-2004, 17:33   #2 (permalink)
Ford Appreciation Society
 
EBXR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: ACT and loving it!
Age: 42
Posts: 3,666
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Sounds like a very good deal. Even with the repairs required for the RWC, you should be pretty happy with it. You going to put your 17" AU2 wheels on it?

The 16" wheels sound like the optional tickford wheels, five spoke configuration.
__________________
'67 Mustang V8 4sp... what fun to drive!
EBXR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 17:55   #3 (permalink)
Ford Appreciation Society
 
EBXR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: ACT and loving it!
Age: 42
Posts: 3,666
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Are the wheels like the one in this link? :
http://www.fordgallery.com/showphoto...cat/527/page/4
__________________
'67 Mustang V8 4sp... what fun to drive!
EBXR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:07   #4 (permalink)
Yes, fords still kick
 
MickyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Frankston
Age: 32
Posts: 668
cool Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Yeh I am going to put my AU2 Tickfords on it, should look pretty sweet. As for the current wheels, they dont look like that, they have about 5 small gaps at the edge of the rim, kind of like a eb fairmont wheel but without the angles, just 5 even bits cut out of the whole wheel. Hard to explain, but if I saw them again I would know them. Spose I should go for a look in the gallery!
__________________
Black EB S-XR6 5 Speed Lukey Exhaust Lowered AU2 Tickford Wheels
Alpine CDA-7892E,Alpine MRD-M500, Alpine MRV-F303, Alpine Type 'S' 12" Subs x 2, Boston Acoustics RC620 and CX-6
MickyB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:13   #5 (permalink)
Yes, fords still kick
 
MickyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Frankston
Age: 32
Posts: 668
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

The wheels are like the ones on this fine vehicle which I found in the gallery.
http://www.fordgallery.com/showphoto...cat/527/page/2

Hope who ever owns this car doesn't mind me doing this.
__________________
Black EB S-XR6 5 Speed Lukey Exhaust Lowered AU2 Tickford Wheels
Alpine CDA-7892E,Alpine MRD-M500, Alpine MRV-F303, Alpine Type 'S' 12" Subs x 2, Boston Acoustics RC620 and CX-6
MickyB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:20   #6 (permalink)
Ford Appreciation Society
 
EBXR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: ACT and loving it!
Age: 42
Posts: 3,666
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

The wheels aren't these are they?
http://www.xa-coupe.fordforums.com/p...nt/sprint6.jpg
__________________
'67 Mustang V8 4sp... what fun to drive!
EBXR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:23   #7 (permalink)
Yes, fords still kick
 
MickyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Frankston
Age: 32
Posts: 668
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Yep, good get, they are the wheels. What model car are they off and would I get much selling them on their own and whacking some EB2 Ghia Mags on my Gli. Or should I just put them on the Gli and sell it all together?
__________________
Black EB S-XR6 5 Speed Lukey Exhaust Lowered AU2 Tickford Wheels
Alpine CDA-7892E,Alpine MRD-M500, Alpine MRV-F303, Alpine Type 'S' 12" Subs x 2, Boston Acoustics RC620 and CX-6
MickyB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:26   #8 (permalink)
Ford Appreciation Society
 
EBXR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: ACT and loving it!
Age: 42
Posts: 3,666
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

They are the XR8 Sprint wheels, 16x7's. Depending on tyre and wheel condition, 1000-1200 for them. I'd be interested in them if I was keeping my XR6. Personally, I'd keep them on the XR6.
__________________
'67 Mustang V8 4sp... what fun to drive!
EBXR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:46   #9 (permalink)
Territory TS - AWD
 
RAPTOR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Kiama, NSW, Australia
Age: 50
Posts: 2,374
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

I agree with EBXR (You'll need to change that when you sell yours you know)

They are desirable and good lookin wheels - keep them unless you must have 17"s. They really suit EA-ED's IMHO and came out on the Sprint as stated.

AU2 lookalikes also look good but not as genuine on an E-series car.
__________________
Territory - WHEELS COTY
RAPTOR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2004, 18:56   #10 (permalink)
Ford Appreciation Society
 
EBXR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: ACT and loving it!
Age: 42
Posts: 3,666
Re: EB XR6: Did I get a good deal?

Quote:
Originally Posted by RAPTOR
I agree with EBXR (You'll need to change that when you sell yours you know)
A new user name is on the cards once the XR goes to its new home.
__________________
'67 Mustang V8 4sp... what fun to drive!
EBXR is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > E-Series Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
eb xr6 computer in ea? xtream ea Australian Falcons 13 01-30-2009 18:30
Completed! El XR6 motor into Eb..... shamus Inline 6 Tech 16 05-28-2004 03:36
EB XR8 & EL XR6 1/4 MILE TIMES ELGT Australian Falcons 16 12-09-2003 13:59
EB XR6 DROY The Pub 4 10-09-2003 00:25
I Have my EB XR6 tizza The Pub 4 05-08-2003 01:53

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 22:28.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.