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Old 14th April 2017, 09:55 PM
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So I'm trying to get an idea of the numbers of M117.968s in Australia and this is what I currently know:

10 in total.

1 x WA,
1 x NSW,
1 x SA,
1 x TAS,
1 x QLD (wrecked),
5 x VIC (incl 1 wrecked LHD).

Further detail:

WA: Update, navy ext, beige int, seat heaters, orth frt seats, rear blind, full hydro,

NSW: Black ext, split rear seats, rear blind, full hydro removed,

SA: Unknown apart from the fact it exists,

TAS: Update, split rear seats, advertised a while ago,

QLD: Grey int, wrecked to be a donor for something else,

VIC: Update, silver ext, grey int, split rear seats, frt seat heaters with orth, full hydro,

VIC: Champagne ext, burgundy int, rear SLS removed,

VIC: Update, black ext, black int, seat heaters, rear SLS removed, LPG,

VIC: Update, black ext, nil sunroof, no SLS,

VIC: White ext, navy int, seat heaters, orth frt seats, LHD, wrecked.


Anyone able to add to the list???

What about the HC 500SELs; another thread?
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Old 15th April 2017, 01:15 PM
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Default Re: High Compression 560s in Australia

Good idea. They do come up from time to time on carsales and gumtree, but would be worth tracking. I'll post here if I see one for sale.
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Default Re: High Compression 560s in Australia

NSW, Series 2, Impala brown with brown interior, some sort of option for the front seats, maybe heated, maybe orth I'm not sure. Full Hydro
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Updated; I deleted wrecked cars (or just engines) and to clarify I was talking SELs, not SECs.

11 in total.

2 x WA,
1 x NSW,
1 x ACT,
1 x SA,
1 x TAS,
4 x VIC.

Further detail:

WA: Update, navy ext, beige int, seat heaters, orth frt seats, rear blind, full hydro,

WA: white with SEC front clip,

NSW: Brown ext, brown int, full hydro,

ACT: Update, black ext, grey int, split rear seats, seat heaters, rear blind, ASR, full hydro removed,

SA: Unknown apart from the fact it exists,

SA: Unknown possibly parts only,

TAS: Update, split rear seats, advertised a while ago,

VIC: Update, silver ext, grey int, split rear seats, frt seat heaters with orth, full hydro,

VIC: Update, champagne ext, burgundy int, rear SLS removed,

VIC: Update, black ext, black int, seat heaters, rear SLS removed, LPG,

VIC: Update, black ext, nil sunroof, no SLS.
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01 Ford AU 5L (Deep Blue)
89 560L#322020
88 500L#451660-P
88 420L#422477-P
87 420L#324309-P
87 420L#-P
88 420L Euro#-P
88 420L#-P
86 560L#235896-P
79 6.9#5541 (Red Bull)
78 6.9#4248 (Skye)
79 6.9#3686 (Moby Dick)
78 6.9#1776 (Dora)
77 450L#067010-P
75 450L#028414 (Gold Nugget)-P
57 Buick 73A (Titanic)

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Old 20th April 2017, 10:23 PM
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Default Re: High Compression 560s in Australia

abl567 are you able to get more detail about the brown one? Pix?
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89 560L#322020
88 500L#451660-P
88 420L#422477-P
87 420L#324309-P
87 420L#-P
88 420L Euro#-P
88 420L#-P
86 560L#235896-P
79 6.9#5541 (Red Bull)
78 6.9#4248 (Skye)
79 6.9#3686 (Moby Dick)
78 6.9#1776 (Dora)
77 450L#067010-P
75 450L#028414 (Gold Nugget)-P
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I have easy access to the car, I'll clear it with the owner first...
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