RHD?????

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RHD?????

Post by nathankershaw » Mon May 23, 2011 12:07 pm

take a look at this:

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Where they ever made in RHD?

I think it's in Oz.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by SvoSierra » Mon May 23, 2011 12:31 pm

I am 96.7% that is a LHD US spec XR4Ti converted to RHD. UK cars never had the "X" if I recall correctly.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by csenior » Mon May 23, 2011 1:02 pm

That has to be a RHD as both the battery and the fuse box are flipped. Interesting how it looks like it has a Rapido intercooler.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by nathankershaw » Mon May 23, 2011 9:38 pm

I'm wondering whether a UK RHD XR4i got some 'T' love at some point.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by milehighXR » Tue May 24, 2011 8:45 am

Pretty sure the only RHD turbo Sierra(in Europe) was the RS Cosworth, and RS 500. It also had a 2.0L DOHC engine, not the Lima 2.3L.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by xrian » Tue May 24, 2011 9:33 am

You're forgetting that Andy Rouse ran the XR4Ti in the BTCC. To get the car homoligated most likely required RHD cars to be built for the UK & Austrailian market to be alowed to race.
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Re: RHD?????

Post by merkurdriver » Tue May 24, 2011 7:04 pm

Definately an XR4Ti, not a Sierra. The "X" brace behind the grille is a North American only feature as is the plate on the core support that just has a portion of the end of the VIN on it.

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Re: RHD?????

Post by Snake » Sun May 29, 2011 10:56 am

any other pics?

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Re: RHD?????

Post by nathankershaw » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:34 pm

Haaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Found it!

Australia!!!!!!!!!

Hope this link works:

http://rs2000.mine.nu/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=21572
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