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With the impending arrival of my FG XR6 T on Monday, I was wondering if anyone in Brisbane could recommend to me their favorite Ford dealership for servicing.
After reading some of the very negative comments on here about dealerships, I'm worried I too will get lulled into a bad service...
just wondering if any one can help me im wanting to know if i can put 3.7s out of a au ute in my fg xr8 ute with out any problems cheers lee
Does anyone know where one can get after market leather seat covers/facings and replacement dash inserts?
Whilst we take great care the silver dash inserts on the FG6E can scratch very easily. When we ordered our car I pleaded with Ford to have the piano black inserts installed which come with...
Hi all, new to the forums and pick up my second hand FG XR 6T on Monday.
Apparently it has sports pack fitted to it?? what is this exactly, I cant find anything about it on the Frod website on their build plan, so what is it please?
Hello,is there any word on a FG series 2 in the pipeline,i currentley have a BF MK 11 ute,looking at getting an FG next year (hoping they have sorted some of the bugs out by then ),Thanks.
I am experiencing a problem with my FG XR6.
When the aircon is set on 23 degrees and both foot and face selected for output I get cool air from the dashboard but hot air coming from the foot outlet. I have had it checked by my local dealer who tells me there is nothing wrong with the aircon???
Has anyone know what type of globe the FG dash use? i'm tried of seeing green dash light from BA and now FG.
I'm thinking change it to blue or red, anyone done it before?
Pick up my new G6ET on monday - ego with black leather. Can't wait!!
Already organised FG GT rims to go on and window tint. But what mods can you do to a new car without voiding the new car warranty?
I assume you can't do stuff like blow off valves, but what about cold air intake and...
can i put a cobalt monster tacko strait in a fg xr8 auto with no problems
my dad's looking at buying a new FG XR6 and wants teh colour Nitro.
there is also the option of the blue interior.
he hasnt been able to see one in teh flesh.
if anyone has seen one could you give your opinion on weather if you rekon its too much blue!
and any pictures anyone has...
Hey guys, have been driving the R6 on the highways around Central Queensland
for the past week or so and I noticed a few things.
Fiddling with the cruise control, I noticed that the instant fuel economy readings were
at their peak around 90-95 kph - I saw a lot of low 7s to high 8s at that...
Just wondering if anyone else any rubber around the pulleys or mounts ?I have shredded rubber on the top of one of the tensioners and noticable wear mark around the outside of the belt.
Back to Ford she goes.
Getting real bad axle tramp in my XR8, it isn't a problem if I take of easy but when I want to give it a real squirt it goes straight into axle tramp.
Anyone know of a way to reduce it (Would lowering it help? Stiffer diff bushes?)
Also got up under the rear the other day and noticed that the...
I have a new FG cab chassis dedicated gas. 250ks on the clock coughed and spluttered came to a complete stop. Couldnít start, called road side assist, RACV came out, said it looked like fuel gage fault; gage read 1/3 full. Flat bedded to a fuel station, filled tank it took only 53 litres to...
Just about to get my new ute in the next couple of weeks. Was wondering what kind of things to look out for eg what problems or something i need to know about.
My dad used to own a 2006 gtp 315kw and man that thing hauled ass so im really looking forward to my ute :D
Could anyone break down the changes made from the BF MK II 290 boss to the FG 315 boss.
They are the same engine, but im interested to know how they cranked the extra 25kW.
The reason is i am considering trading in for a FG GT-P before i put too many kms on my bfmkii.
Well I have fallen in love with the F6. Im am parting ways with my gtp to get into one. I know i want it in black, with the shadow wheels. But i just cant decide to go manual or auto. I have driven the auto (loved it). Just want to get some opinions on what you guys might think is best...
My XR6 with 6sp auto is still as rock solid and superb as it has been since new.
Just over 7,000km covered now, and I am thinking about its 1st oil change...
Since I am about half-way to the first service, should I be dropping in on lube express for an oil/filter change?
I am never totally...
I'm about to put in an order to get a new G6E turbo and looking at the long list of extras and wondering which are worth it?
Does the inbuilt sat nav fro $2300 have any advantages over a portable gps for $300??
headrest dvd system?
My 30,000km service is coming up on my XR6 NA 6sp auto.
Does anyone know of any software updates that I need to ask for, or of any specials that Ford will have asked the dealer to take care of?
Is there an update for the iPod so as to support the current generation of Nano?
I am new to the site. I love fords but have never owned a performance version. I have been offered a novated lease option at work. Basically there is no car out there that really grabs me ( apart from the GT and too bloody dear BMWs). Talking to a couple of GT owners with 5 speeds they...
Has anyone here fitted the twin throttle body & plenum from the FG Boss 315 to a BF MKII Boss 290 engine? I'm interested in doing mine. Can anyone see any major dramas doing it?
The colour "Silk" (a deep silver) is apparently ended as of January 2009.
Does anyone know if there's a replacement colour(s)?
Note also Kashmir (light gold) is also ending March 09.
just had my 15k service,give ford a list of problems including,ipod no longer working,2nd and 3rd gear getting harder to get and noisey geaqrbox at idle.
When i picked it up i was told they changed the oil in the gearbox because it had oil keaking out of the filler plug,and forgot to...
Can anyone tell where abouts Ford "hide":confused: the indicator flasher unit in the FG? Is it under the dash or under the hood. Also (if anyone knows) can anyone tell me if the flasher unit has 3 or 4 pin legs??
Before anyone asks, yes I have looked but can't find it.
Is anyone using or herd any comments on under driven pully set up's on the 5.4 are they ok on steret car's. any problems? any improvment's?
My FG XR6 with 6speed auto is going in for its 15,000km first service very shortly.
Does anyone know if Ford have instructed dealers to undertake any special upgrades or changes in conjunction with the service, maybe a software upgrade?
Apart from my Bluetooth needing a quick...
Iíve just bought myself a new FG XR6T manual.
From day one I have been hearing a few noises from my clutch when I am clutching in a bit faster than usual, and also when releasing the clutch a bit faster than usual. The sound is like metal hitting metal and only happens when the car is...
My awesome XR6 with 6sp auto and luxury pack is ready for its 3,000km inspection.
No faults or issues - the car is rock solid and I continue to be very very impressed. :p
Does anyone know if the dealers are being asked to make any updates or changes to the FG's at their 3,000km...
Just wondering, many writers have praised the updated 6, yet there seems to be a delay in the Turbo as there are reliability problems with the engine it seems. What changes have they made from the BA-BF powerplant to warrant this?
hi guys, i just bought a AU3 XR8 220KW and i was just wondering who out there has done some power upgrades for their XR8.i was thinking of bolt on upgrades for know.so let me know guys what you have done to your XR8.
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