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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The official "I spotted" thread!

    It was suggested by FOCUSCDI (so send abuse his way hehe) that we should start a thread for people to announce that they've just seen a new model on the road. This doesn't include prototypes (they'll usually deserve their own threads) just things like upgraded models. For example back when the 380...

    Started by PaulST‎, 08-01-2006 04:27 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Help out your forum - donate and buy stickers!

    There are two ways in which you can support this forum, donating monetary amounts of purchase forum stickers. Details on both and payment are outlined below: 1. STICKERS 2. DONATING 3. PAYMENT 1. Stickers We've seen some other forum stickers that are huge and frankly embarrassing to put...

    Started by PaulST‎, 07-06-2005 02:54 PM
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    1. Rev Hang/slow to return to idle, FG XR8 2010 Ute, manual

      Hey guys, car had been sitting for 5 weeks, went to start it and it just started. Since then it hasn't been the same car. I have cleaned the throttle body and air sensor out with what they suggested, and removing it from the car, 2 different sprays to do the job. Serviced the car, and still having...

      Started by redfordute‎, Yesterday 05:09 PM
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    2. Airbags on PJ Rangers

      Has any body ever had an insurance claim declined because airbag suspension boosters were fitted over the rear axle on a 4x4? I have just had a claim rejected after hitting a large pot hole in WA whilst towing a camper trailer. The result was a bent chasis and the calim was declined because the air...

      Started by buckerooster‎, 20-02-2017 10:46 AM
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    3. xr6 insurance

      trying to insure my 2008 xr6 which I am giving to my son who is 21 & on his "Ls", my current insurer (budget)will not insure anyone under 30 to drive my car, when asked why the reply was " the car is a high performance vehicle" ????? really, I am glad its not turbo, that I would understand....

      Started by lovemyford‎, 21-02-2017 03:29 PM
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    4. What Aussie fords will become future collectables?

      Hi there, Now that Ford Oz has come to an end, Ive started to wonder, (and investing.) in what cars will be collectable in the future? I'm just an average Guy with a limited income, but enjoy bringing a run down Ford back to as new, so buy as cheap as possable, paint, repair or replace parts...

      Started by dunno‎, 11-02-2017 11:38 PM
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      18-02-2017, 03:27 PM Go to last post
    5. Effect on Warranty - additional spare tyre

      Hi I've got a near new Ford Ranger XLT 2016. Lots of ARB after market accessories to make it suitable for what it's intended for ie travelling and the occasional bit of off road. We're about to go on a 10000 km road trip from Perth to Argyle and back via places like thee Bungle Bungles...

      Started by Freelancer1956‎, 15-02-2017 02:12 PM
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      15-02-2017, 09:14 PM Go to last post
    6. Xr8 security bypass,how?

      Any info appreciated. I brought donor car 05 xr8 auto and wish to put it in my au tray but I don't have steering colon or ignition or keys. Was hoping to be able to use au ones. Problem is I can get dash lights and I can cross the starter and it will turn over but not start. Sounds like fuel pump...

      Started by Scottmmm‎, 20-01-2017 06:22 PM
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    7. Flat spot

      I have a 2001 series 2 fairmont which has a bad flat spot on acceleration to the point where it almost stalls. Once it gets going it goes hard but pulling out into traffic and trying to accelerate is a completely different ball game. Some suggestions have been faulty O2 sensor, knackered fuel...

      Started by Pababear‎, 11-02-2017 06:34 PM
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      11-02-2017, 11:27 PM Go to last post
    8. Best Small Hatchback for Under $5000?

      We suddenly need a second car like at the worst time. What'd be a good thing to shop for? Absolutely max top price $5000, prefer around $3000. They all pretty good nowadays? But what we'd get for that wouldn't me a 'nowadays' car, would it? Any especial dangers to look out for, really...

      Started by abrogard‎, 04-02-2017 10:56 AM
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      07-02-2017, 05:56 PM Go to last post
    9. For Lexus IS300 coilovers $398.00USD

      Fit For - 2001-2005 Lexus IS300 (usa, jdm rs200) Quantity 2 piece front + 2 pieces rear Front Spring rate 12 kg/mm (672 lbs/in) Rear Spring rate Rear 10 kg/mm (560 lbs/in) Color Golden Damper non-adjustable Damper Force Adjustable height YES Adjustable camber plate No Warranty 1 year...

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 03-02-2017 07:43 PM
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    10. Apply for a New Citizenship,Passports,Visa,Drivers license,ID cards(+14848340858)

      Have you been looking for a passport, SSN, driver's license, I.D, Birth certificate, diploma or any other document? Or maybe to buy passport for Australian or a Canadian document? Is it fake or real passport, SSN, driver's license, I.D, Birth certificate, diploma or any other document? Please...

      Started by nellyhass‎, 31-01-2017 09:47 AM
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    11. Buy Novelty passport,Driving License,whatsapp(+27603753451)id card,Visa,Marijuana Car

      Buy Novelty passport,Driving License,whatsapp(+27603753451)id card,Visa,Marijuana Card,IELTS Diplomas Contact e-mails:=============================== kenhiner600@yahoo.co.uk We use high quality equipment and materials to produce authentic and counterfeit documents.All secret features of real...

      Started by mvpres600‎, 29-01-2017 05:30 PM
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    12. Great Wall of Rust!

      Pretty interesting stuff here. http://www.facebook.com/gwmrusty A friend bout one of the chinese Great Wall X240, and within months it was completely rusted! RAA inspection showed it had been resprayed before as well. Purchased new, with 17km on the clock, Great Wall won't refund the...

      Started by concord‎, 09-12-2011 08:19 PM
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    13. Cool Ford Falcon - an emotional tribute

      Paul may remember me from the meeting mentioned in the article, as well as the conversation we had afterwards. :) Hope you enjoy. http://performancedrive.com.au/editorial-ford-falcon-an-emotional-tribute-1715/

      Started by FalconMC‎, 17-02-2016 05:25 PM
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      30-12-2016, 09:55 AM Go to last post
    14. Ford Australia Book

      Don't know if this is the right place to enter this but anyway, I've just bought from Dymocks the book "Ford Australia The Cars and the People Who Built them". It's by co authored by M.D. Cook and D.M. Wallace. The two authors worked for Ford Australia they're not two motoring journalists with an...

      Started by cleaner‎, 20-10-2016 11:46 AM
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      30-12-2016, 09:41 AM Go to last post
    15. Problem with 2008 Ford RTV Ute

      Wavering whine under load, disappears when foot removed from accelerator. Diff and bearings replaced, tail shaft replaced, tyres removed and balance checked and found to be OK. Any suggestions as to what might be causing the problem? Multiple mechanics accessed but as yet no-one can find the...

      Started by Youngie‎, 24-11-2016 03:38 PM
      • Replies: 1
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      30-12-2016, 09:23 AM Go to last post
    16. Icc security code error. How to fix ?

      Gday. Just wondering if anyone knows how to fix the security code error on my icc. 2004 territory ghia awd. Thanks

      Started by Qez01‎, 15-12-2016 09:29 PM
      security code error icc
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    17. Buy Registered IELTS,TOEFL,Certificates,Passports,Drivers License,ID Cards,Visas,

      Buy Registered IELTS,TOEFL,Certificates,Passports,Drivers License,ID Cards,Visas,((BestDocumentation@qualityservice.com)) We offer our exclusive clients the ability to gain IELTS,TOEFL,ESOL AUTODESK certificates without taking the exams. The regions we cover are Asia ,UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi...

      Started by biollmax1984‎, 15-12-2016 06:53 PM
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    18. how to tell if a fg has adjustable pedals

      Looking at buying a fg but cant seem to find much on the adjustable pedals

      Started by Lyonsy‎, 26-11-2016 01:33 PM
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      11-12-2016, 08:52 AM Go to last post
    19. Bad Santa

      anyone heard any reviews or seen any ads for it? maaate ive seen 3 critics (not that i like film critics) give it 9.5/10. the ads looks awesome! simply can not wait to see this one.

      Started by nhatvoone‎, 10-11-2016 08:27 PM
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    20. uk falcon owners

      hi all just wondering if there are any other falcon owners on here from the uk i own 1974 falcon xb coupe 2000 falcon au2 sedan

      Started by mfp-66‎, 08-11-2010 02:57 AM
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    21. Water Watch or Fuel Manager for 2013 Ranger 3.2

      Just wondering about going for a Fuel Manager Pre filter or a Water Watch with alarm and light to detect water in diesel prior to start tripping around the country side . Have a 2013 PX XLT Ranger 3.2 . Any thoughts on this , which one is better ?

      Started by Dazza2560‎, 05-11-2016 07:33 PM
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    22. Base Timing (tuning) on Ford Falcon ED

      I' ve been told I should have taken my Falcon ED to the wreckers years ago, but it has sentimental value and I am not giving up on trhis car that gave many miles of pleasurable and reliable driving. The problem started when I took the car for service to a non Ford dodo mechanic. He replaced the...

      Started by RedCurls‎, 29-10-2016 06:48 AM
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      03-11-2016, 03:43 AM Go to last post
    23. Sprint Numbers

      Hi all , I was wandering if anyone could give me a link where i could find out how many 2016 Sprints came out in what colour and gearbox combination e.g Man or Auto ? Thanks

      Started by Mikey D‎, 27-10-2016 09:26 AM
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    24. Maxpeedingrods joins Heimgartner FOR GC, SYDNEY

      Professional high performance aftermarket auto parts manufacturer, Maxpeedingrods, has thrown its support behind Andre Heimgartner for the Gold Coast and Sydney Rounds of the 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Starting with this weekend’s Castrol Gold Coast 600, the international...

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 24-10-2016 01:33 PM
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    25. What Fords have you owned?

      Got the idea from another post. I was wondering what Fords all you guys have owned (not just taken home MondeoXR5 -insert jealous smilie here) over the years. I've had a TE 6cyl Cortina - my first car. XY that started out with a stock 302 Clevo but ended up with a full house 378 stroker...

      Started by Freak‎, 06-11-2009 10:49 PM
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    26. A good deep Ford Red?

      Hi, I'm just about to start applying paint to my 1915 Model T Speedster. My plan is to paint the car and chassis cream, with red wire wheels and matching red upholstery on the bucket seats. The red I've chosen is, unfortunately, a Holden Colour, called either "Red Hot" or "Sting Red" with a...

      Started by ozifords‎, 03-10-2016 02:46 PM
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      05-10-2016, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    27. What engine parts racers choose

      Let’s see what engine parts other racers will choose, reasonable price and high performance auto parts will be favorite choice. http://www.maxpeedingrods.com/

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 30-09-2016 11:59 AM
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    28. message in FPV Forum page

      What does this mean in the FPV Forum page "Fix Windows® Update" wiki-errors.com (Recommended DLL Repair Tool) Follow These Simple Instructions! Please help

      Started by watersnake‎, 24-09-2016 12:47 PM
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    29. swapping rego between cars

      hi guys i have a potential cortina to buy but it comes from Victoria, is it possible to buy a cheap rolling shell cortina in SA and use the number plate on the other cars Its a really nice cortina, almost race ready, just not registered in SA any help would be appreciated

      Started by samgreer8‎, 19-09-2016 07:36 PM
      cortina, registration, swapping registration, te cortina
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    30. Changing wheel/tyre sizes

      Since there have been a few threads on the forum recently about what size wheel and trye combinations fit what, I thought I'd start one about correctly matching the rolling diameter of different wheel and tyre fitments. To do the calculations, I've used the Miata Tire Size Calculator. Now the...

      Started by Cobba‎, 03-05-2005 03:54 PM
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    31. XD paint code

      Hi everyone. I'm looking for anyone with an XD with the factory paint code Y0455, its not Y045, corporate blue as its a dark fine metallic blue. Who has one or knows of another one?. I've found a factory 351 4 speed GL painted in it. Cheers

      Started by BGBLOK‎, 10-09-2016 10:56 AM
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    32. 2007 Falcon Futura Wagon Mk II keys

      Hi guys, quick question about my car keys for a 2007 Mk II Falcon Futura wagon. I have the key with the 4 button remote that is seperate from the key, the typical BF style key. However I want to change it to the 3 button flick key common amongst BF Mk III and FG Falcons. I've received...

      Started by SteveL83‎, 30-08-2016 12:19 AM
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    33. 2008 FG , GT , FPV , Boss 315 COA .

      Can anyone tell me how to apply for a certificate of authenticity for my 2008 GT . Ron:thinking:

      Started by watersnake‎, 24-08-2016 12:16 PM
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    34. Ford FG XR6 Sports Armour

      Does anyone know where one can purchase this from? It is an add on that goes on the front lip of the car. Searched around online but no luck so far. A place called Sydney Utes had it but can no longer get them.

      Started by sirxr6‎, 10-06-2016 02:39 PM
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    35. Question Ford transit 1999 making loud noises help

      good day I am a removal man by trade emptying people abandon houses or helping people move house quite a lot of hard labor for me and even more labor for the poor transit, She has been running fine for 3 years now no problems at all starts first time like a dream drives very well. I get her...

      Started by Fordwheeldrive‎, 29-07-2016 12:30 PM
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    36. TE Cortina

      I was thinking of buying and restoring a ford Te Cortina, but i'm not sure if it will be worth the money I put into it. Does anyone know an estimate price of what a nice clean cortina is worth. any help would be appreciated.

      Started by samgreer8‎, 21-07-2016 11:03 AM
      cortina, cortina restoration, te cortina
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    37. Ed xr8 sprint

      Hi there. I'm in the process of buying a 1994 Automatic XR8 Sprint . Would someone on here be able to tell me what codes I need to see on the manufacturers Identification plate to validate that it is a Genuine Sprint . Many thanks . Regards Craig

      Started by craig r‎, 13-07-2016 08:47 PM
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    38. I think I need a little Australian Willys help

      I need to find this emblem that's missing from my 1939 Willys UTE tailgate.

      Started by drumyn39‎, 05-07-2016 11:24 PM
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    39. New Suzuki GSX1300R Connecting Rods comes

      It is made by Forged 4340 aircraft chrome moly quality steel, including Genuine ARP 2000 bolts, ARP 2000 3/8" bolts Dimensions Center to center length 119.5mm Big end diameter 41mm Small end diameter 20.02mm...

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 03-05-2016 12:17 PM
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    40. What colour?

      Hi all Don't know how but just managed to get a deposit on a XR6 Turbo Sprint. One very happy man. Very curious to find out what people's choice of colour would be. Wife & I have a couple of days to agree on a colour. Would love your input. Cheers Darren

      Started by dazzle38‎, 20-03-2016 11:02 AM
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    41. Smile Icon Models 1:8 XY Falcon GTHO

      I just received my delivery of a 1971 Falcon, i'm unlikely to every own a mint condition GTHO, so this 1:8 scale kit is the next best thing. Body parts are painted very nicely and it even has carpet and roof lining. The v8 engine is already built and see below to how it looks. I've started the...

      Started by aussiemuscle‎, 01-02-2008 10:12 PM
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    42. Electrical issues

      Hey guys. Just have an issue with my falcon. When I apply the brakes in my 2000 AUII XR6, the drivers head light and the dash and gear selector bulbs illuminate although the lights are meant to be off. Has anyone come across this before?

      Started by Fordgeneration‎, 22-06-2016 05:26 PM
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    43. PJ Ranger Seatbelts

      Howdy all. I own a PJ 07 Ranger. I bought new factory seatbelts for the front. I'm unable to remove the top plastic cover at the top anchor point. I was suspecting that the cover was a clip on, the amount of force That I have tried to remove is more than I care for. I would appreciate any...

      Started by Ashleyward‎, 26-05-2016 08:38 AM
      belt, ranger, seat, seatbelt
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    44. How to fix or replace the front door window exterior seals

      I have a 2002 AU III Fairmont which has begun to squeak when raising the exterior front door windows as it rubs against the door seals on the trim. After removing the seal frame I found nearly all the felt like material that allows the window move smoothly was damaged, gone or even worst embeded...

      Started by Banter‎, 02-05-2016 07:35 PM
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      02-05-2016, 07:35 PM Go to last post
    45. HO Phase Autos. Not to be confused with phase autos

      Please delete this thread as I have been ordered by the court to remove all defamatory comments.

      Started by xy-transit‎, 14-01-2016 03:08 PM
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    46. Big sale quality auto parts

      Quality auto parts meet your need. http://www.maxspeedingrods.co.uk/

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 26-04-2016 11:34 AM
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    47. Battery hanging post 2000

      I was just wondering, my mother has a 2007 XT Falcon and when charging her battery, my father told her to connect the negative clamp onto the engine rather than the battery itself. I have an AUII 2000 falcon and was wondering if I should be doing the same, and if so, why.

      Started by Fordgeneration‎, 17-04-2016 12:52 PM
      battery, charging, falcon
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      17-04-2016, 01:37 PM Go to last post
    48. fairlane au2 shorting spark plug fix

      For the latest 2 days my 5 litre Fairlane has sounded more like a diesel and the engine was missing like a coward in wartime. Suspected ignition problems. One of the 2 coils perhaps. Or a lead. Or the computer needed resetting after disconnecting the battery. It was also making crazy knocking...

      Started by larrypinter‎, 10-04-2016 04:32 PM
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    49. BTCC crankshaft, turbo, rods,coilovers you will never miss

      Find BTCC engine parts low price: http://www.maxspeedingrods.co.uk/btcc

      Started by RitasRacing‎, 07-04-2016 10:39 AM
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      07-04-2016, 10:39 AM Go to last post
    50. All one Forum

      I am registered on this Forum however thier does not appear to be much action on it so thought I would register on Ford Forums Australia .com.au. However when I tried it said my user name and password was already in, does this mean both these forums are the same site ?????:confused: Just found out...

      Started by Ace Taxi‎, 02-04-2016 08:50 AM
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