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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2015, 07:34:18 PM »
Hi Diana,

I think some had the canvas cover, a ute at say DSU RANDWICK might have had the black standard ute tonneu , compared to one at 2 MP Coy, it would have the cage with seating , and a canvas cover , and a supply company might have had one with canopy and bows.

I could be wrong :-)

Good luck with your vehicle decision, see you there.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2015, 09:34:17 PM »
I'm thinking of making a cage for the back and turning it into a MP wagon. I remember them vaguely :-)

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I have an inservice photo of this vehicle. Will post up soon.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2015, 09:42:37 PM »
Tommy,

Fantastic !

Cheers,

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2015, 12:42:49 PM »
Great to see an XY in safe hands!

We do have some of the ARN details, so finding the registration is not out of the question.
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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #19 on: March 06, 2015, 04:15:56 PM »
Thanks Phoenix,

That's great to know. I'll post details of vehicle soon. I don't think there would be too many restored military XY's getting around so it will be a great vehicle when completed.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2015, 03:26:26 PM »
Hi there guys

I found one of theses locally recently - will get some pictures.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2015, 11:02:43 PM »
Hi Wayne,

That would be terrific !

I'm about to start on the bodywork and give her a respray. I'm thinking of putting a MP cage on the back with canopy and bows. Any photos would be appreciated.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2015, 10:25:35 AM »
A place where people can upload pics and updather their own sheds for any kind of vehice should be appearing soon!
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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2016, 03:37:56 PM »
I'm thinking of making a cage for the back and turning it into a MP wagon. I remember them vaguely :-)

Mick

I have an inservice photo of this vehicle. Will post up soon.

Hi Tommy,

Any luck finding these pics, I'd be interested in seeing an XY in service

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #24 on: March 06, 2016, 06:11:47 PM »
The MPs weren't the only ones that had the cage on the back, our unit had a couple that had bows and canopy, with mesh at the front.... but no gate at the rear, just the tarp. There was provision for seating too, I guess you would get locked up today if you dared carry a passenger back there though.

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2016, 09:24:06 AM »
HI All,

Well as some are aware I wasn't in a Land Rover this year at Corowa I was in a XY Falcon ute - actually Mick's ute which I was lucky enough to take off Mick! well actually buy off Mick - and thanks to Mick for having it in great mechanical condition and supplying a Road Worthy certificate when he handed it over to me - can't ask a mate to do any more than that.

I think as it is basically unmolested it should stay that way, yeah it looks a bit scratched up but that's real life, so many XY's are being over restored into GT's, I know the old bloke that originally owned it didn't want this to happen to it and it wont.

I really want to find the ARN and Carzee is onto it, I also really want to see some pics of any XY ute in service, especially a MP ute with cage etc.

More info in this thread as well http://remlr.com/forum/index.php?topic=3015.msg31799#msg31799


Anyway here are some photos from Corowa (sleeping in the swag under the Hootchie worked just fine!  :-X Lol)

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2016, 11:45:58 AM »
I had a bit of a gander at the ute Scott, I think it's a great pick up. Well done :)

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2016, 02:22:05 PM »
Gee that hoochie looks suspect, was it water proof?

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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2016, 02:58:33 PM »
Gee that hoochie looks suspect, was it water proof?

the hoochie itself is 100% water proof!
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Re: MICKS XY FALCON
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2016, 03:44:35 PM »
Gee that hoochie looks suspect, was it water proof?

the hoochie itself is 100% water proof!

As I remember it fell down quite easily something to do with the hutchie cord.
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