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  1. Thanks mate, I was trying to access the fan and...

    Thanks mate, I was trying to access the fan and heater box, so as far as I could figure, the dash had to come out. It's an AU2 XR8, dash and column now on garage floor, and fan sorted out......
  2. Airbags, steering columns and digging to find a noise in the fan....

    So I'm trying to dig the fan out of the car to try and cure a noise... I'm at the point of removing the steering column, and following the destructions in the workshop manual... haven't got a bloody...
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    The second tier of Falcon coupes was a little...

    The second tier of Falcon coupes was a little more prolific, but there were years when there were lucky to be three or four Falcons at Bathurst.

    John Goss built up an XB to replace the Bathurst...
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    Hehehe, short story is that John Harris and the...

    Hehehe, short story is that John Harris and the Bowdens own them all! Well, not really, but luckily enough, they have preserved as many of the significant racing Fords as they can. Ford allegiance...
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    It was signwritten with "Greens-Tuf" for the ATCC...

    It was signwritten with "Greens-Tuf" for the ATCC IIRC ;) but changed to Palmer Tube Mills for the enduros.

    You're right about the heartache involved with logbooks and COD's, but at least CAMS...
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    It wouldn't get a COD as the "Rock" car, as DJ...

    It wouldn't get a COD as the "Rock" car, as DJ continued to use the original logbook on the 1981 car, listing it as reshelled. It's a similar tale to the saga of the 1980 HDT winner, which was sold...
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    The Chase addressed a couple of concerns:...

    The Chase addressed a couple of concerns: certainly people felt it was a reaction to Burgmann's accident, but the FIA had mandated a maximum straight length as well IIRC, and Conrod exceeded that. ...
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    thanks for the welcome! Sure am enjoying it......

    thanks for the welcome!

    Sure am enjoying it... had it at Lakeside on Father's Day this year for happy laps... man, they WERE happy laps! First time I've seen the temp gauge move off 1/3... of...
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    I bought a one-owner AU2 220 just on twelve...

    I bought a one-owner AU2 220 just on twelve months ago. It had been a daily driver, so there's 275,000 on it. Absolutely stock, and a beautiful car for it. I drove an AU3 XR before I bought it,...
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