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FAF members who call New Zealand Home.

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome - Introduce Yourself!

    The purpose of this room is just to catch up with and meet fellow New Zealanders who are members of FAF. As we don't want to segregate people of certain nationalities, all automotive discussion will continue in the normal rooms. This is just an extra place to meet, greet and get to know fellow...

    Started by mk2maniac‎, 08-12-2006 03:45 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Events and Shows of 2008

    This thread is the place to post details, dates, times, costs, and locations, for car shows and events that are going on in 2008. It would be wise to post them well in advance, so those who could potentially attend have plenty of notice. So if you know of an event coming up, feel free to post...

    Started by mk2maniac‎, 02-01-2008 06:37 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: New Zealand Car and Hot Rod Links/Resources

    This thread is for any links or resources related to hot rodding, classic cars, car clubs, or cars in general in New Zealand, that are useful or interesting, and in particular promote the sport and hobby of hot rodding or a particular sector of cars. They can also be parts resources and...

    Started by mk2maniac‎, 31-12-2007 09:12 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: What do you want? Give us your ideas!

    We are always looking for ideas to improve the FAF Kiwis group, so if you have any suggestions please put them forward. Do you have ideas for Kiwi group chat topics? Do you want to see particular information? Let us know, and we'll see what we can do. Here's what I'd like to see. If you find an...

    Started by mk2maniac‎, 03-01-2007 02:56 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hello and Welcome from Ford New Zealand

    Hello and welcome to the New Zealand page of the FordAustraliaForums.com website! The introduction of this page on the forum is a credit to the passion that people like you have for the Ford brand! 2007 promises to be an exciting year for Ford in New Zealand with great products in the showroom...

    Started by Richard Matheson‎, 09-02-2007 09:43 AM
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    1. WTD: P/Steer unit for TD

      Have a mate going over to Auckland NZ at the end of the month and said If I find one he will bring it back for me even just the rack. So let me know where I might find one or if you know someone my wife will be happy.

      Started by westie01‎, 20-09-2013 07:51 PM
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    2. new guy 72 Gal

      hey fellas and felless's. my name is Craig. I am currently living just out of Newcastle NSW, working in the mining support industry. I grew up in Blackball in the south Island just out of Greymouth and have been living here for 7 years. My special ride is a 72 galaxie. just saying hello to...

      Started by crsmiffy‎, 05-07-2013 06:56 PM
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    3. Ford NZ reveals the AB35 Fiesta

      Ford New Zealand reveals the AB35 Fiesta Celebrating 17 years of sponsorship, Ford New Zealand and the All Blacks have teamed up to create a stunning, limited edition vehicle the AB35 Fiesta AUCKLAND, New Zealand - 30 May 2011 Ford New Zealand has revealed the limited edition...

      Started by PaulST‎, 02-07-2011 10:14 PM
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    4. SZ Territory NZ prices released.

      Ford NZ has confirmed pricing and the launch line up for the 2011 Territory: TX RWD Petrol 7 seat $49,990 TX AWD Diesel 7 seat $59,990 TS RWD Petrol 7 seat $54,990 TS RWD Diesel 7 seat $59,990 TS AWD Diesel 7 seat $64,990 Titanium AWD Diesel 7 seat $69,990

      Started by PaulST‎, 02-07-2011 10:06 PM
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    5. RS 2000 for sale for NZ$235.000

      RS2000 for NZ$235,000 Ford RS200 1.8 GROUP B 4WD 250BHP 1986 http://www.trademe.co.nz/Trade-Me-Motors/Cars/Ford/auction-281072028.htm Kilometres: less than 1000km Body: DIAMOND WHITE, Coupe

      Started by 0MAD0‎, 26-04-2010 05:29 PM
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    6. Thumbs up Powercruise in NZ

      Yes you have read correctly Gup's increasingly popular horsepower event "Powercruise" is heading to our shores so get those cars ready and start spreading the word this is gonna be something you won't want to miss. For more info go to www.powercruise.net click on the NZ map(anywhere they all say...

      Started by stefan‎, 12-12-2008 02:49 PM
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    7. AU2 Fairmont Ghia Value in NZ?

      Hi folks, i'm a fellow Kiwi but living in Aus. I'm probably moving back to NZ for a few years and was hoping you might be able to give me some idea what my vehicle is worth as i am thinking of shipping it back with me. I have had it for a few years and don't really want to part with it. It's a 2000...

      Started by zeuss000‎, 28-08-2008 01:11 PM
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    8. WOF the ****?

      never had a wof inspection before (just recently jumped the ditch), and apparently the ea failed miserably :< leaking steering rack, drivers side door handle, dodgy tires (that one is my fault :D), several lights, and a hole in the exhaust. i was talking to the mechanic after, and he seemed...

      Started by Duz108‎, 15-08-2009 06:07 PM
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      15-08-2009, 07:24 PM Go to last post
    9. Hamilton round of V8 Supercars

      Well as there are at least 2 of us here from Hamiton, I thought it might be interesting to build up to what might become the best street circuit in the Southern Hemisphere in the future (IMHO). I know Adalide will take some beating. http://hamilton.co.nz/page/pageid/2145828028 The circuit...

      Started by BadMac‎, 26-01-2007 09:38 PM
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    10. TV3/C4 Coverage of V8s

      I'm pretty pleased that we're getting the V8s live this year. The split coverage between TV3 and C4 is a bit awkward, but at least we don't have to put up with delayed coverage. Though I know some have complained that they can't get C4 in their area, and they don't have Sky TV, but they're a...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 21-03-2009 03:23 PM
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      03-04-2009, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    11. Hamilton 400 2009

      Who's going? I scored myself a pair of free passes today. Just general admission but it's better than nothing, and for free, I'm not complaining. I guess I'll set myself up on one of the corners somewhere, watch the action, and snap some pics. Should be good.

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 24-03-2009 09:42 AM
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      03-04-2009, 04:34 PM Go to last post
    12. Ford Mondeo and Focus Pick Up Two More Awards

      Press release:

      Started by PaulST‎, 10-03-2009 10:04 PM
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    13. Accomodation in Hamilton

      For all you who, like me, have left it til the last minute to find accomodation in Hamilton, try this web site:- www.visithamilton.co.nz Click on the V8 Supercar link and you can choose your accomodation - at this stage Dormotories at the Boarding Schools seem to be the best price.

      Started by ADEscort‎, 10-03-2009 11:53 AM
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    14. Undercover Cop Never Liked the MonkeyMan...

      apologies to the traveling Wilburys... Beware on the Auckland Motorways, and perhaps elsewhere. Today I saw an undercover cop in action on the Southern MW near Ramarama. NOT in a Commodore, but a sort-of-apple-green Aurion with a bootlid spoiler. So NZ Police are back using other types...

      Started by AL NZ‎, 27-04-2008 06:56 PM
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    15. Top Gear Coming To NZ!

      From 3 News Top Gear is coming to New Zealand. Host Jeremy Clarkson has confirmed to 3 News that the stage version of the popular British motoring show, complete with the show's trademark stunts, will be on stage in Auckland next February. It is wild, very, very un-PC and now it is going...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 01-11-2008 07:10 PM
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    16. UPDATED WITH PICS! - Kumeu Hot Rod Show 2009

      It's almost that time again, the 15th annual Kumeu Hot Rod show is on, on the 17th and 18th of January 2009. As usual, it promises to be a great event, with plenty of cars, trade stands, go fast parts, stunt shows and other stuff going on. I'll be heading up on Saturday the 17th. I'm hoping...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 23-12-2008 10:40 AM
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    17. Urgent wanted

      Hi all, new here, Just a quick thread, does anyone have any bell housings to suit T5 box and falcon 302w? After one asap. Cheers If you have a TM account you can contact me here: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=166771265 Or please PM me, Cheers Fella's Mason

      Started by fordguy17‎, 15-11-2008 11:16 AM
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    18. Hammond Gamble & Midge Marsden - Anyone going?

      Is anyone planning on heading along to any of these shows? I'm going to the Hamilton show on the 18th, have got my tickets already. I haven't heard much of Gamble or Marsden, a reflection of my age I guess, but the little I have heard, I enjoyed, and perhaps seeing them live will convince me to...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 27-09-2008 03:01 PM
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    19. Cool New Zealand Music

      I don't really know where I'm going with this, but what the heck. New Zealand music is usually surprisingly good, so good that often our friends acroos the ditch poach all our great musicians and claim them for their own, much like most of our great icons.:_poke: So which NZ group or...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 10-02-2007 07:22 PM
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    20. **SPOILER** Indianapolis 500 - Dixon Wins!

      I'm not a fan of the Indy Car series at all, but it's a pretty awesome achievement that comes with a hell of a cheque! I'm also pleased that it raises the profile of motor racing, and the automotive industry in general which, in my opinion, does not get enough recognition as being a worthwhile or...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 26-05-2008 03:27 PM
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      26-05-2008, 05:13 PM Go to last post
    21. help!

      Just a stab in the dark, but is anybody coming over to Auckland from Melbourne this week? And do you have a bit of spare room in your suitcase? Cause I have a major problem.....! High Energy have a sump waiting for me and will send it over by courier if I cant get someone to pick it up, but I need...

      Started by v8mk5‎, 06-05-2008 06:24 PM
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    22. Anyone go to Beach Hop this year?

      Beach Hop Whangamata was held over the weekend, and the days leading up to it, did anyone go? I didn't go this year, and didn't even remember that it was on until someone mentioned it, due to having no plans to go. If anyone has some pics, that would be cool, but it's always so crowded and...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 05-05-2008 05:57 PM
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    23. The "Cool Stuff on Trademe" thread

      I'm not afraid to admit that I'm a bit of a TradeMe addict, and I regularly find stuff, particularly car parts, that make me goo "ooh" and "aah", that are generally pretty cool, and I could waste my life away with. So I thought it might be interesting to create a thread where myself and my...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 17-12-2007 06:06 PM
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    24. Question V8 Supercar Coverage In NZ

      After seeing this thread, it got me thinking. Does anyone else think the coverage of V8 Supercars in NZ is pretty crap? For three race events, we usually see Saturdays race on Sunday afternoon, and delayed, usually shortened coverage Race 2, after they've screened a bit of other motorsport. Race 3...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 04-02-2007 07:16 PM
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    25. WANTED: in NZ. Live tags for TE cortina.

      Howdy all, I require Tags and plates that are 'on hold' for 1978/79 Aust assembled mk4 Cortina. Im in the process of fitting a 351C/C4/9" it was going to be just a strip toy but am entertaining the idea of road registering it. Contact me on 027 2785 276, dvntv8@gmail.com or PM me in here....

      Started by pierced1_nz‎, 18-02-2008 04:33 PM
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    26. Thumbs up The "Minor Events" thread (Photos)!

      Been to a smaller, local car event? Perhaps one run by a local club? Maybe an event that wasn't widely publicised for those reasons. Or did you simply go on a cruise with a few mates and their cars? Then this is the place for you to post photos and details from the event or cruise to show off...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 24-01-2008 08:25 PM
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    27. Ford NZ warns of hoax e-mail.

      Press release:

      Started by PaulST‎, 04-02-2008 10:19 AM
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    28. Rangiora Street Machine & Muscle Car Madness

      Rangiora show grounds, 25-27 January 2008. North Canterbury, South island, New Zealand. If your going to put a car ( or 2 or 3 ;) ) on display, it pays to get there at about 9am. Awesome weekend as always and I should have 2 or 3 cars there this time around. May even put the big block xc...

      Started by xafordgod‎, 16-12-2007 02:39 PM
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    29. Fairlane Parts

      hey guys im after a grille for my 69 zc fairlane my has been damaged by sum drongo reversing into me top $ will be payed for a mint one cheers dave

      Started by lolane‎, 27-01-2008 10:52 AM
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    30. Parachute 2008

      The Annual Parachute Festival happens this weekend at Mystery Creek Events Centre. Anyone going? You may like to post Photo's/Comments in this thread.

      Started by ADEscort‎, 23-01-2008 09:44 AM
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    31. Kumeu Hot Rod Show - PHOTOS ADDED!

      This is one of the best events on the car show calendar, and is always great year after year. So who's going? Not sure if I will be this year, but I am going to try my best because it's such an awesome show. A few details pinched from the website: The Auto Trader 14th Annual KumeuClassic Car ...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 29-12-2007 02:21 PM
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    32. Rusty Cars Sitting In Paddocks, Barn Finds etc. Kiwi Style!!

      I like these sorts of threads so I thought Id start one here for the Kiwis. What have you seen lately in paddocks, barns etc that have just been neglected or just been sitting for years. Have you scored a barn find or just saved a car from a paddock?? Post it here with pics if poss.... Ill...

      Started by xafordgod‎, 04-01-2008 12:20 PM
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    33. Christchurch Cruise and BBQ.

      Just got back from a awesome cruise with a mixture of hotrods and muscle cars. I had my white XA Fairmont Coupe there, my mate Tony had his GTR LJ torana and Russels Bronze XA Fairmont Coupe was also there. We were the lone three cars holding up the Aussie flag for you guys....lol. Cool cruise...

      Started by xafordgod‎, 10-01-2008 08:04 PM
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    34. Sir Ed Passes Away, Aged 88

      From One News TVNZ

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 12-01-2008 09:28 AM
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    35. New Kiwi usertitles.

      All of you who've registered as members of this group now have a small Kiwi next to your usertitle. What do people think about it? It does mean that your original usertitle was removed, but if people want that back along with the Kiwi, reply to this thread and I'll fix it up manually.

      Started by PaulST‎, 22-01-2007 10:29 PM
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      07-01-2008, 12:55 PM Go to last post
    36. help from the Kiwi boys needed

      Hi all, I know this is in the wrong place, but it isnt much good putting a wanted ad in with the aussie boys, as freight becomes a bit prohibitive! I need a 302 windsor block, suitable for rebuilding that is less than 30 thou oversize so I can bore it out to that size. Prefer Auckland, but not...

      Started by v8mk5‎, 09-12-2007 07:30 PM
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    37. Poll Poll: Graham Henry - Stay or Go?

      I've been hearing all through the media, on the news and radio about the possibility of replacing Graham Henry as All Black coach - what does everyone think of this? Personally, I think he is the best coach the ABs have ever had, and not ll of the blame for a "failed world cup" can be placed on...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 15-11-2007 07:10 PM
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      18-11-2007, 08:26 PM Go to last post
    38. Movember...

      Who's registered for Movember? We have entered a work team and am looking for sponsorship - if you're interested in sponsoring me, follow the details below for a Credit Card or Cheque Donation:-

      Started by ADEscort‎, 06-11-2007 04:27 PM
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    39. Thumbs up All steel GT500E crafted in NZ!

      I read an article a while back in the Petrolhead magazine about an Auckland company that built an all steel version of the GT500E or Eleanor as it is fondly known. It wasn't actually crafted in NZ as such (it was built in a shop located in Texas), but by a NZ company. Here is another article...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 05-01-2007 05:26 PM
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      02-10-2007, 12:44 PM Go to last post
    40. Fathers Day Drags This Sunday 2nd September

      Fathers Day Drags at Meremere are on this Sunday, is anyone going? We'll be heading up sometime in the early morning, probably tagging along with a few other cars. We might head up in the Fairlane or maybe hitch a ride in a spare seat of another car, just going to see what happens. Should be a...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 29-08-2007 10:43 AM
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      07-09-2007, 06:57 PM Go to last post
    41. New look Team Kiwi and new drivers impress on debut.

      Press release

      Started by PaulST‎, 22-08-2007 09:30 AM
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    42. Saw a Red Bugatti Vyron today

      Was heading north on the Southern Motorway (about 4km north of Bombay hills), when going south on a flatbad was a red Vyron, complete with the white side details. Anybody who owns/imported it? Was possible going to Puke.

      Started by BadMac‎, 10-07-2007 05:13 PM
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      17-07-2007, 04:35 PM Go to last post
    43. Exclamation NZHRA National Hot Rod Show - June 1-4

      Is anyone heading along to this event? It's at the TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre, Manukau, Auckland. Promises to be a good show, with plenty of nice show cars, picked from over 160 entries, on display, as well as a public display, which can accomodate over 300 cars apparently. It's on from...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 29-05-2007 10:54 AM
      • Replies: 3
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      02-06-2007, 03:15 PM Go to last post
    44. Exclamation Beach Hop 2007 - Whangamata

      Well, one of the best events of the year, in my opinion anyway, Beach Hop 2007 is fast approaching. So who's heading along, and when and in what? More details can be found at www.beachhop.co.nz and below is the poster for the event. Kumeu and Beach Hop would have to be my pick for the...

      Started by mk2maniac‎, 04-04-2007 04:25 PM
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      03-05-2007, 04:19 PM Go to last post
    45. lolanes new wheels

      waddya reckon? 18x8.5 new release from mag + turbo bout 100mm lip , not the best pics sorry dave

      Started by lolane‎, 16-04-2007 06:34 PM
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    46. Ford Fans Encouraged To Support The Blue Oval In Final Pukekohe Race

      Press release:

      Started by PaulST‎, 04-04-2007 03:20 PM
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    47. Toyota Recall

      I also posted this in the General Discussion room:- Source: www.stuff.co.nz 7 March 2007 - NZPA Toyota New Zealand is recalling over 30,000 4WD vehicles from throughout the country which may be affected by a problem with steering relay rods. Toyota NZ after-sales general manager Paul...

      Started by ADEscort‎, 07-03-2007 12:15 PM
      • Replies: 0
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      07-03-2007, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    48. All Ford Day - Mount Maunganui 10 March

      So who's going, and what ya bringing? I'm going to be tagging along with a couple of the FPV Tickford owner club guys. One will be driving a TS50 T3 in Blueprint, and the other will be driving a BF GT in Bionic, if ya going let me know so we can say HI!

      Started by Snailracing‎, 18-02-2007 07:14 PM
      • Replies: 6
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      03-03-2007, 08:39 AM Go to last post
    49. Super 14!

      So whos your team? I'm a chiefs man, and i'm hoping we carry our npc form over into the super 14, and it may be our year!

      Started by danx‎, 26-01-2007 11:52 AM
      • Replies: 10
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      25-02-2007, 10:03 AM Go to last post
    50. Cricket

      What do you think of the Blackcaps performance? - Who should be dropped - Astle, Flemming, Franklin? Who should be in the World Cup squad? Should Chris Harris be picked? I think we should take Chris Harris to the World Cup - use him like Stone Brothers used Glenn Seton - give the young guys...

      Started by ADEscort‎, 16-01-2007 09:53 AM
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      • Views: 4,900
      23-02-2007, 09:28 AM Go to last post

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