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Old 17-06-2019, 01:29 AM   #5731
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I am new to this site and I go by the post of Greg T. I have an AU 2 Futura Wagon which gives me fun.I am currently trying to work out why the clock will not illuminate. the globes are fine as is power to and from the unit.I have tried three clocks and they all do the same thing. I have been to an auto electrician and even he could'nt work out what was wrong. If anybody has any suggestions they would be welcome
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Old 17-06-2019, 02:13 AM   #5732
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There is a problem with the thick insulating coat to the back of the printed circuit board. Essentially it stops the contacts of the globe unit from touching satisfactorily. I solved it on mine by building up the contact areas of the circuit board carefully with solder - about 1/4mm thick.
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Old 17-06-2019, 09:58 AM   #5733
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Hi,
My name is Kevin and I purchased a new px Ranger in 2016.
Been across the Simpson Desert from Mt Dare to Birdsville and now planning a trip across to Halls Creek and back along the Tanami.
Hasn't missed a beat and I love it.2" OME lift ,long range tank,ARB roof Rack.Arb Accent canopy,LED Spotties etc.Pictures coming soon.
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Old 17-06-2019, 09:17 PM   #5734
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Hi Citroenbender
Thanks for your reply. Ended up taking clocks to Gaugeworks in Adelaide.
Found out they have broken earth circuits but are repairable at reasonable cost.
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Old 20-06-2019, 04:55 PM   #5735
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Hiya peoples, long time member, 1st post. :-)


I have a standard '98 EL 4.1L auto wagon dressed in white.


Tinted windows, dual fuel and Fairlane Ghia wheels.


I love it, such a comfortable car to drive. I've had it since new.
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Old 20-06-2019, 05:49 PM   #5736
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Hi im Logan,
I own an au Falcon forte series 2,
Im currently setting it up as a skid car, any help pn what i can do for it to skid
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Old 20-06-2019, 09:35 PM   #5737
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Hi im Logan,
I own an au Falcon forte series 2,
Im currently setting it up as a skid car, any help pn what i can do for it to skid
At my age -66 - skidding is the last thing I want to do in my precious Ford. :-)



I'm still trying to find the wiring pinout for an AU radio though...
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Old 22-06-2019, 10:21 PM   #5738
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Hey

James here, just purchased a mint Magnet 260 Boss, manual, low km. Have arranged for a full exhaust and K&N replacement filter in the next week. I'm sure this has been asked a million times and please feel free to direct me to the thread, are any of these eBay flash tunes any good? I'm just looking for more useable torque (and I've heard all the jokes about ditching the v8 for the 6 turbo).


Thanks
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Old 24-06-2019, 08:41 PM   #5739
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Hi all, my name's Pete, I've just bought a 2006 Territory AWD to tow my jetski around, look forward to being part of this forum
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Old 24-06-2019, 08:54 PM   #5740
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Hi guys , I have an 99 au forte 6 and would like to convert to v8 manual have both cars but Iím a novice that is why Iím here . This is my first time using a forum as well
Cheers col
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Old 25-06-2019, 11:16 PM   #5741
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Hi all
I owna 2003 BA FORD FAIRMONT and I need help finding the MAF sensor and a picture of what it looks like. What tools would I need.
Also the air bag on the bottom left hand corner comes on when engine is started.It blinks 4 times then pause then 5th blink. does it again 3 repeats and then it stays on permanently.
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Old 25-06-2019, 11:19 PM   #5742
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I owna 2003 BA FORD FAIRMONT and I need help finding the MAF sensor and a picture of what it looks like. What tools would I need.
Also the air bag on the bottom left hand corner comes on when engine is started.It blinks 4 times then pause then 5th blink. does it again 3 repeats and then it stays on permanently.
Welcome to AFF Mick, try using the search function or head over to the AU-BF forum.

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Old 26-06-2019, 09:59 AM   #5743
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Hi all, I'm Phil. My BA wagon and I left work together and retired. Lately with the cooler weather we are both having trouble getting started in the morning. I need coffee, the ba needs hot water poured on its computer (google told me to do that and it works) but a better solution might be good. Having a company car for years got me out of the habit of doing my own work. Time to get back into it.
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Old 30-06-2019, 12:03 PM   #5744
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G'day Fordsters!

XR6 MKII is my ride for the last 8 years. I've always loved this make and model and still do! Best car I've owned.

I've been a long time observer of these forums and found lots of useful tips and knowhow.

I'm based in Boronia Victoria which is super handy because Pick-a-part is nearby which has saved me plenty of coin.

My first post needing assistance will be the.....drumroll........





ICC upgrade teething issues!


Anyway thanks to those who made the effort to read and hopefully get help/questions I'm after.

Cheers

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Old 04-07-2019, 10:41 PM   #5745
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Gíday all

Iíve driven a lot of different makes over the years however have come back to what I started with... a MK1 Escort 2dr.

Looking to turn it into a RS2000 replica... see how I go.

Cheers
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Old 06-07-2019, 11:20 AM   #5746
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Hello everyone I'm Darren

I have 2 Fords. A purple 302 XB ute that I restored during my apprenticeship as a panel beater years ago and a series 3 AU xr6 ute.
Looking forward to getting ideas and tips.

Cheers.
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Old 06-07-2019, 11:23 AM   #5747
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Hi All,

My name is Sanjay and yesterday I bought a Ford Territory XLT 2008

I always like to read and follow automotive forums and this is my first Ford.

Please help me tame this beast

Thanks!
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Old 06-07-2019, 02:54 PM   #5748
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Hi folks,
Nice to say g'day. Proud owner of 1997 EL wagon. Ford naturally. Good to be able to get help.
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Old 06-07-2019, 03:29 PM   #5749
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Hey all my name is Rosco, i have away from the car scene for too long now my son is my motivation to get back to it.. I am currently working on a 08 fg xr6 and as crazy as it sounds I am about to start building a n/a motor with the aim of 350+rwhp then once i achieve my mark then I will add a blower and happy gas.

No im not stupid but i am nuts 15yrs ago i built a manual vn v6 wagon n/a that went 287rwhp and ran 13.3s... I know i could just be like everyone else take the easy path n go turbo but i love to be different.

Any advice, knowledge, encouragement and direction will be appreciated alot. U can call me crazy all ya like vause to me thats just like another barra turbo
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Old 06-07-2019, 03:56 PM   #5750
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G'day one and all.
I'm Nigel from N/E Victoria,I recently purchased a 2003 BA XL Utility with 284,000 km's on the clock,despite the relatively high mileage it runs beautifully ,was a fleet vehicle which was regularly dealer serviced and had timing chains replaced about 50,000 km's ago,there are a few scratches as you would expect in a 16 year old vehicle but for $1800 I think I got a good deal,she is very comfortable to ride in and drives really quietly,all in all I could not be happier.
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Old 07-07-2019, 09:16 PM   #5751
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Hi All,
We have a late 30's early 40's (we think) flathead V8 mounted to a 3 phase 20+KVa generator and are looking for some help in identifying and ultimately selling.
I have seen and heard this unit running about 15 years ago
It is located in WA and we are in NSW. We will be taking some photos in the next couple of weeks and we will post these on the forum as well.
Looking for any advice from those who know more about this than us
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Old 13-07-2019, 11:30 PM   #5752
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Hi All, Look forward to chatting and hopefully solving a few problems.
Cheers, Joker
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Old 14-07-2019, 09:11 AM   #5753
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Hi all,
Just purchased a 2010 Ranger auto as a work ute.
How reliable are the 3.0Lt engines? I have read about the EGR problem but apparently mine has had a blank done.

Looking forward to hearing the highs and lows of owning a PK.

Cheers, Craig
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Old 15-07-2019, 08:40 PM   #5754
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Good evening, thanks for the opportunity to join Ford forum, looking forward to interacting, regards Larry
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Old 17-07-2019, 12:57 AM   #5755
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Hi. I have just returned to the Ford fold. I had XD & XF Falcons and a ZD Fairlane , followed by 66 and 64 Galaxies in the 80s and 90s.
I now have a 97 EL XR8. I am not planning any mods other than bigger wheels.
Pete
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Old 17-07-2019, 01:21 PM   #5756
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Hi Ford Folks,
Well having just bought a 2002 4x4 Ranger here in Thailand to be my workhorse during a full home reno plan. Picked it up for a good price but like all thai's, the don't maintain their vehicles well. I am really happy with the overall condition but finding lots of little things that I can do with the limited knowledge I have. Hopefully that is where you guys might be able to help and it will be appreciated.
I have owners manual (useless) but would like the workshop manual if anybody can help. My first job will be replacing the timing belt as I cannot confirm last change (now 240kms). All the usual stuff already done.

thanks again to all and one.
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Old 19-07-2019, 09:13 AM   #5757
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Hi All, new to the forum, looking forward to chatting to like minded enthusiasts.
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Old 20-07-2019, 11:01 PM   #5758
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Hi everyone just joined up hope to get to know a few of you ,I have a 1982 f100,6cylinder column auto. It's in the process of restoration probably like a lot of other people's rides.most likely putting a Barra in it , seems to be the rage these days
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Old 22-07-2019, 01:36 PM   #5759
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Hi all, just joined the forum. I am currently working on an AU 2 fairmont 2001.
Replacing all the discs and pads and ball joints. Hpe to have the car on the road in the next 4 weeks.
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Old 23-07-2019, 12:24 AM   #5760
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Hay all, I'm from Campbelltown NSW. Got a bf Futura nothing flash but it's tidy. Work on it mostly by myself. looking to make new mates. Go for cruzes and ****. Work on our cars. My dad was a ford man. My first car was Ef Fairmont Ghia. Yeah looking to learn all the secrets to keep me car going strong. Cheers.
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