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Diamond review  RICHADA'S 1987 & 1989 FORD ESCORT XR3i CONVERTIBLES

Advantages: Practical fresh air motoring.
Disadvantages: Getting a bit old and creaky now.

WAS RICHADA EVER AS COOL AS HIS CARS? That is a rhetorical question thank you, and I am also aware that in many eyes – especially thirty years later – these particular convertibles will not be viewed as very cool at all, in their day though...... .. ...

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head turning...

Advantages: turns heads
Disadvantages: not a car for you if you dont like it

a few years ago i bought an escort xr3 convertible, on the advice of my partner, i never liked the look of the car it was a limited edition colour of half burgandy and half silver. The reason i bought it was that i was lost with out a car as i had just s ...

genie-1803 01.05.2003 · Read full review
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my experience with my xr3i convertable

Advantages: lovely looking car
Disadvantages: hard on the bumps and no power stearing

My xr3i convertable is immaculate considering it is a F reg, 15 years old, I swapped it last year for a Peugeot 406 but I do miss my power steering,Although it is so old it has electric windows,mirrors,roof,and speaker direction and runs like a dream so I ...

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1990 XR3i convertible

Advantages: Speed, looks, reliability
Disadvantages: No power steering

At 17 years old my XR3 convertible is still going strong. Its fast, fun and great to drive. This is surely a classic car of the very near future. The reliabilty is great with no problems starting even in mid winter and the automatic hood has never let ...

willowsmum 13.06.2007 · Read full review
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Topless XR3i

Advantages: Cheap to buy and Run
Disadvantages: Cheap car build quality not so good

Bought car for a cheap topless run arround for the summer months! Had to replace fuel lines, brake lines and a couple of wheel bearings! All what you would expect from a 1990 car! But cheap parts are a god send!!! Had some trouble with HT leads nothing ...

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