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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Abbreviations – what do they stand for?

    Throughout the forum you'll see groups of letters that don't appear to be words. This is because they're common abbreviations for common phrases. If you know of anything that aren't in this list, please reply and I'll add them. BTW: means "By the way" IMO means "In my opinion" IMHO ...

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: FordAustraliaForums.com Map - Add yourself!

    http://www.frappr.com/fordaustraliaforums Go to the above map and add yourself. Remember when it askes for your name, put in your forum username so that we know who you are. For example I put in my username "PaulST" instead of my real name "Paul."

    Started by PaulST‎, 27-12-2005 11:44 AM
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    1. Thank god it's FRIDAY

      Just for those that say thank god it if Friday. Next Year (2014) in August we will have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This phenomenon occurs only once every 823 years.

      Started by westie01‎, 21-12-2013 04:55 PM
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    2. SO I will hereby Christen ye the Ramble Thread II.

      plainly aimless mumblings to carry on from before. its quite entertaining conversation. so carry on forth. who knows I may extract the meaning of life. The lurkers may just unlurk. Lurking is a interesting subject and I can see it as fishing near a coral reef. You can see all the fish at the...

      Started by ELSpeedo‎, 26-11-2007 09:16 PM
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    3. NSW Bushfires

      Well well I was just admiring the beautiful Blue Mountains countryside not so long ago and the beauty of her not far from Sydney though you can barely see it from there. Some heartless barstads and barstadesses have also made the fires worse by deliberately adding to the inferno. Then you have...

      Started by ELSpeedo‎, 21-10-2013 02:36 PM
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    4. Country Pub Gems!!!

      What good country pubs have you visited lately? On my recent trip around Oz I dropped in the Tocumwal Terminus pub which did not look much from the out side but was recommended from local caravan park, how ever we were quite surprised with the friendly service and excellent meals served to you...

      Started by PD56‎, 23-09-2013 08:19 PM
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    5. Site redirection

      Hello Just now, when accessing this site I get redirected to security lions hackers site? Anyone else having these issues?

      Started by baboon‎, 10-09-2013 11:08 AM
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    6. Question ed Temp guage test. is this normal

      I took the sender red wire off the lower sender unit. earthed it out. The gauge jumped to high for a split second and then rested at the N position of the gauge. By earthing it out shouldn't it have gone to the top and stayed there? Or is this normal?

      Started by eblander‎, 15-07-2013 12:48 PM
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    7. Original ed radio cassette play replace

      Hi, This is my first question in this site. My name is Brian. I have a basic knowledge of this 93 Ford ed. I want to know how to remove the original radio / cassette player and replace it. I would be grateful for any help.

      Started by eblander‎, 09-07-2013 01:52 PM
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    8. tv shows important

      Hi Does anyone know of DVDs or where to get better homes shows where noni goes car hunting and Scott replacing weather boards and Belinda making apple tarts, another better homes show where Belinda makes egg and Bacon pie And hot property where Hank and Donna travel in a bus Had those...

      Started by fairmont11‎, 04-07-2013 11:29 AM
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    9. Muscle on the Mountain..Maleny Qld

      Jul 7 2013 Starts 9am - 1pm Gold coin donation, proceeds go the Prostrate Cancer Foundation of Australia Muscle on the Mountain-Maleny Showgrounds, Stanley river rd, Qld This years Muscle on the Mountain car show is going to be a special celebration, with it falling around the 40 year...

      Started by westie01‎, 02-07-2013 05:07 PM
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    10. Your thoughts on motorcycles

      What I am looking for here is a "non riders" perspective on motorcyclists. The "they are dangerous" is a given. Having ridden for over forty years I know this. And freely agree with it. They are, and I would not like to be on the road without all my experience. Even then I would never have one...

      Started by bretto61‎, 30-04-2011 10:23 AM
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    11. A few scans from an auto history book, Falcon in a few O/S markets 10 years ago.

      Hi All, Was just reading a 10 year old book I have on Australian automotive history and came across a little mention of export Falcons, just thought I'd include a few scans here to share with everyone. The picture of the two red Falcon S/wagon Taxi's were taken in Hong Kong and these were LPG...

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 18-05-2013 03:31 PM
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    12. Worst Jokes

      Some jokes are pretty bad, useless, lame... Crapola. Post some of your crappest jokes. I'll start. Q: Why did the Irishman fail his driver license test ? A: Because he opened the door to let the clutch out :p

      Started by ARC‎, 01-03-2006 10:32 AM
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    13. love thy neighbour

      Hi All, Just thought I'd come here to have bit of a whinge about my neighbor, I usually park my original and very well serviced/maintained 74 Tc 250 wagon in the carport or up the side of the house as pictured. Behind that fence in the 2nd pic lives a fairly nice older lady who's an...

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 09-05-2013 08:27 PM
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    14. Free Certification Materials for IT Exams

      Hi Friends, What site do you use to download latest exam question and certification materials to get success in your exam? Any advise is appreciated. Thanks

      Started by jasson007‎, 23-02-2013 12:09 AM
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    15. 2005 BA series 2 falcon sedan noises

      Hi can someone tell me what this is , i get a knocking noise when i take of , i can feel it coming through the firewall , i have checked all mounts and they are good , ball joints are all firm , steering rack bolts all tight . Has someone else had this happen , if so how can i fix it .:D:cool:

      Started by falcon6+6+6‎, 12-02-2013 10:53 AM
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    16. Digital music formats

      Was silly enough to get into a discussion with a techno nut and ended up buying myself a digital personal audio player capable of 24 bit play at very high output... Whatever, capable of some pretty extreme stuff. Apparently it's the only thing that does what it does, is an android asked machine,...

      Started by Wizards Sleeve‎, 04-10-2012 05:46 AM
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    17. New Years question

      With the Holidays upon us I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving. As you may know some of us have been known to have brushes with the authorities from time to time on the way home after a "social session" out with friends. Well over the...

      Started by les96‎, 01-01-2013 12:07 PM
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    18. Waterless Coolant Technology

      Hi All, I was just reading a link about this new coolant, apparently it can last the lifetime of the engine. http://liquidintelligence115.com.au/ I just thought I'd paste this link because I haven't ever heard of such a thing, until today!

      Started by tfghiatcxlematt‎, 22-10-2012 08:51 PM
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    19. Spamming

      G'day guys More of a question to the mods & owners of this web site.... What counter measures do you have that combat spamming? Why I ask this question is that spamming seems to be picking up here and before you know it can get out of control which spoils the forum.... It is known in the...

      Started by PD56‎, 20-09-2012 02:38 PM
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    20. mechanic charging $100 to do auto elec job? who should i speak to??? please help asap

      hey guys i will make it brief my mate has a 80's model hilux with the soarer v8 4L in it. he was getting a mechanic to put new coils, i think a 3d wold system, trumpets, dyno. he stopped working on it for months so we went to see why and what was going on and he recons he has stopped because...

      Started by Fulla666‎, 08-09-2012 10:05 AM
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    21. Mining jobs in Kalgoorlie

      Hi all, Just wondering if anyone works in the mines and lives in Kalgoorlie? Was looking to try and get a job there. Bren.

      Started by 1973‎, 04-07-2012 08:48 PM
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    22. Moved: Bike Owners???

      Started by Jennz011‎, 01-06-2012 05:18 PM
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    23. Gym/Fitness Rats

      Didn't see a thread on said topic, so I'll step up and create one in the hopes that I am not alone. ;) Anyone out there that spends some of their free time regularly attending the gym, combat sports, into fitness, etc.? Me, been training at the local fitness center (HATE those words) for bit...

      Started by Swole.Accountant‎, 24-07-2011 04:52 PM
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    24. private health insurence

      what has been people experience with private health insurence? iam looking at just an extra's cover one mainly for dental and chrio etc what are your thoughts on it

      Started by Lyonsy‎, 22-07-2011 07:26 AM
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    25. Question hasties?

      does any one know much about this group failure? the local company H&H AIR advertised like crazy and had a good name.the TV said they closed owing heaps. some parts of the group was doing good with names i know like Actron. I left this industry 2 years ago as it was imploding due to fluffy...

      Started by Davehoos‎, 30-05-2012 05:59 PM
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    26. NSW government clueless

      They are currently trying to force a bill through parliament to restrict the sale of ammunition to firearms owners in the hope it may have an effect on gun crime in western Sydney. Might sound like a good idea until you think about the facts, criminals are just that criminals and don’t have any...

      Started by 220‎, 19-02-2012 10:29 AM
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    27. Internet providers

      Who are people with? I've just started with TPG (100gig plus a phone for $49/month, 6 month contract) which a few friends have found quite good.

      Started by PaulST‎, 14-02-2012 09:04 PM
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    28. Thumbs down Crash .... very annoyed

      takes a look at my falcon :( someone reversed into me and insurance wont help me till he makes a claim..

      Started by AUFU98‎, 02-04-2011 04:32 PM
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    29. Final Gear offline?

      Anyone know what's happening, I cant get Finalgear.com to load....

      Started by docjames‎, 09-01-2012 08:14 PM
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    30. $200 Torch ruined!

      :( my 21st birthday present got ruined the other night by a duracel battery leaking into it this annoyed me greatly this is a LED Lenser Torch research the brand and you'll know why im annoyed! how do you get the dried battery acid out?? i have tried the whole use vinegar etc etc etc i just...

      Started by AUFU98‎, 16-03-2011 08:47 AM
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    31. What would you do?

      Crazy ex wife of mate is stalking me and my girlfriend because we are still friends with my mate not her and we think shes a try hard dumb......... if we go to the police nothing will happen to her shell try and get "revenge" no point on a AVO or court or anything as stated before she'll ignore...

      Started by AUFU98‎, 22-08-2011 01:14 PM
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    32. Molly Meldrum Critical

      He fell off a ladder can you believe that?

      Started by Taunus‎, 15-12-2011 09:49 PM
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    33. The farmer goes vegetarian

      So after 20 years and the pressure and expectation that comes with being the 5th generation farmer,i"ve finally found the courage to stand up and tell my truth,i hate farming animals,its fundamentally wrong in all aspects,these beings think,feel,smell,taste and they suckle their new-borns just like...

      Started by STRANGER69‎, 29-11-2011 08:27 PM
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    34. Iphone 4S and Siri

      What are peoples thoughts on the new phone? I've got to upgrade my current 3G and even though the 4S isn't as good as people were expecting, it seems OK. Sticking with Apple makes it easier to keep everything linked via itunes and my iPad too. I'm interested about this Siri feature too....

      Started by PaulST‎, 22-10-2011 04:09 PM
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    35. Post Help to unlock nokia 5110.

      Hi does anyone know how to unlock a nokia 5110 that has a sim lock on it.I know its a old phone but I need it to be unlocked.Thanks in advance for any info.

      Started by xe250‎, 30-04-2006 04:19 PM
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    36. Thumbs down Worst week EVER!!!

      just had the worst week every from sat night not getting a hint of sleep to having arguments with almost everyone threw the day to finish the week off on thursday with 2! not 1 but TWO!!! accidents one i was the driver one i was the passenger!!! BOTH I HAVE TO PAY FOR!!!!! accident 1...

      Started by AUFU98‎, 26-09-2011 03:17 PM
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    37. living behind the curtain?

      Not getting quite the internet access I have in the past I have been a little quiet, but that can happen sometimes. Have been the last half a year or so living in Shanghai China, and I like it. I wouldn't say I am 100% fond of the job but that is nothing to do with the country or people so much...

      Started by Wizards Sleeve‎, 11-08-2011 10:58 AM
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    38. Need a new phone.

      Hey everyone. My current plan runs out in October so I need a new plan. I've currently got an iPhone 3 through 3/Vodafone although I'll be moving to rural NSW some time next year so will probably go to Telstra. I'm debating buying a phone out-right and then just paying for the calls (pre-paid or a...

      Started by PaulST‎, 16-09-2011 03:06 PM
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    39. New Racing Game To Feature Aussie Classics!

      I don't know if anyone is into racing games but there's a game (simulation based) coming out on Xbox 360 called Forza Motorsport 4. If anyone hasn't played the earlier games check it out. Anyway, this will be the first time our classic cars will be featuring in a game and the first announcement...

      Started by saladine1‎, 09-09-2011 01:47 PM
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    40. The Movies thread.

      What movies have people seen recently? I don't usually see a lot but recently I've seen two, X Man and Pirates of the Caribbean 4. X Man: I'm not a huge fan of sci-fi so I didn't have very high expectations. I was essentially dragged there by friends! But I was pleasantly surprised. Whilst the...

      Started by PaulST‎, 28-06-2011 03:19 PM
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    41. Model planes - cockpit camera.

      This is sooo much more interesting than the study I'm meant to be doing! Anyone else have/fly model planes?

      Started by PaulST‎, 01-09-2011 02:19 PM
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    42. New Forum Server

      HIGH 5 on the new server and what not MUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCH faster

      Started by AUFU98‎, 27-07-2011 08:30 AM
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    43. Ford pro spares Sydney

      Anyone had any dealings with these people??? so far they are going to get some mega negative feedback on here and anywhere else i can find but has anyone else delt with them?

      Started by AUFU98‎, 28-11-2009 08:46 AM
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    44. Help fridge mechanic

      The other half scored a fridge off a friend today. Great So I went and borrowed a mated ute and off her and I go. It looked brand new and it was cheap. All good. So I only had her and her friend to help me get it onto the back of the ute. Had half a hernia but got it on and secured in the upright...

      Started by bretto61‎, 30-06-2011 09:00 PM
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    45. Hey All..

      Hey All, :Hey: It's been a while since i've been back here, i just bought an Xr6 :) so i thought i would share my new toy.. I'm not very familiar with it.. also should i be made aware of any major issues with it? :confused:

      Started by shaggycat‎, 06-07-2011 09:40 AM
      cars, problem
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    46. New pepsi drink.

      well yeah you probably thinking, wat the hek is this guy on about. Anyway , was out and about and got thirsty so walked into a seven eleven and im looking next to the v energy drinks and i see Pepsi Raw. Now, i was curious to know wat it tasted like. and i tell you. yep wait for it. I...

      Started by 03BAXR6‎, 24-03-2011 04:36 AM
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    47. Bangladesh?

      Anyone been there? Either later this year or early 2012 I’m planning on heading over for two or so weeks and attempting to do some primary health care education with some locals (I'm a guest speaker - not bad since I'm only in first year hahaha). But I expect to have some time off to travel around...

      Started by PaulST‎, 08-07-2011 12:46 PM
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    48. CASA grounds Tiger Airways!

      For those who may not have heard, CASA (Australia’s aviation safety authority) have grounded Tiger’s entire fleet for 7 days due to safety concerns. Apparently there’s been two previous warnings and this was the final nail in the coffin. It seems that everyone’s anger has been directed at Tiger...

      Started by PaulST‎, 02-07-2011 06:41 PM
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      08-07-2011, 09:07 AM Go to last post
    49. Photo Essay - It Rained In Perth Tonight

      It rained tonight. A lot. In a very short amount of time. It really, really, really, really, really pissed down. It started over a few minutes and went for about half an hour. Not a particularly long time, but there was too much water for drainage systems to handle, resulting in lakes of...

      Started by Phildo‎, 25-06-2011 08:22 AM
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    50. Photo Essay - Driving 948km just to buy some wheels!

      The Stats: Initial phone call: 6:35pm Filled up with petrol near home: 7:15pm Arrived at seller's house: 11:41pm Distance driven so far: 483km Time spent at seller's house: 13 minutes Time arrived home: 5:53am Total distance driven: 948km

      Started by Phildo‎, 23-06-2011 09:58 AM
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      • Views: 4,422
      24-06-2011, 06:13 AM Go to last post

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