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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2975 on: May 19, 2023, 10:48:04 PM »
I wonder what gave it away first.
What didn't gel that got them looking deeper??
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2976 on: June 23, 2023, 10:27:12 AM »
  why cant I find them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9kFMkW3Vig

 Barn find after 36 years, 2 x GTR XU1 Torana's brought back into the world.
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2977 on: September 09, 2023, 07:48:42 PM »
No idea what the extremely cool old car is, but it’s towing a Portafold folding caravan.

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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2978 on: September 09, 2023, 08:43:22 PM »
No idea what the extremely cool old car is....

Studebaker Hawk / Silver Hawk, late '50's to very early '60's

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studebaker_Silver_Hawk
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2979 on: September 09, 2023, 09:14:35 PM »
After 3 years it is finally finished
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« Reply #2980 on: September 09, 2023, 09:41:38 PM »
Very nice Rusty... :cup: :cup:
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2981 on: September 09, 2023, 10:34:06 PM »
After 3 years it is finally finished
Beautiful.... very very nice!!!!!
whats teh specs on it...
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« Reply #2982 on: September 09, 2023, 10:50:12 PM »
Studebaker Hawk / Silver Hawk, late '50's to very early '60's

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studebaker_Silver_Hawk

Ta. Nice arse, but a face only a mother could love!

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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2983 on: November 25, 2023, 02:55:52 PM »
up the road from my joint... as if you could park that anywhere and not be noticed or stolen!
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« Reply #2984 on: November 26, 2023, 09:15:06 AM »
up the road from my joint... as if you could park that anywhere and not be noticed or stolen!
  There used to be a genuine Brock Torana running around Cairns many years ago , the police made him remove the decals and the race number
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« Reply #2985 on: November 26, 2023, 10:12:16 AM »
  There used to be a genuine Brock Torana running around Cairns many years ago , the police made him remove the decals and the race number
can they do that? I've seen Targa cars with tape across the numbers before, but the rest of the decals seems a bit touchy :(
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« Reply #2986 on: November 26, 2023, 11:39:38 AM »
I found this for a mate and he bought it.  :cup:




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« Reply #2987 on: November 26, 2023, 04:15:23 PM »
  There used to be a genuine Brock Torana running around Cairns many years ago , the police made him remove the decals and the race number

I know a guy in Perth who owns 3 ex HDT Torana’s
I think 2 are ex Brock cars
And he uses them on the track regularly
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2988 on: November 27, 2023, 08:59:52 AM »
I found this for a mate and he bought it.  :cup:




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Dude at coffee shop next to work has one, but doesnt use it...  what a waste :(
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2989 on: December 13, 2023, 05:32:23 AM »
That would be a waste of a good car, plus they don't like sittin around like a stale bottle of pliss.  :P

Anyone heard from or know if Jeepers got his toy going? ???

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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2990 on: December 13, 2023, 05:34:24 AM »

Anyone heard from or know if Jeepers got his toy going? ???

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Following his build on Facebook. Body is complete, its on wheels, has window glass in. Starting to play with mechanical gear now.

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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2991 on: December 13, 2023, 05:44:06 AM »
Following his build on Facebook. Body is complete, its on wheels, has window glass in. Starting to play with mechanical gear now.

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Thanks for that.  :cheers: The bloody heat here lately would have been giving him some stick.  :o

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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2992 on: December 15, 2023, 06:02:47 PM »
I've been following it, been a great build with lots of out of the square thinking.

Hope I'm allowed to post this here.
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« Reply #2993 on: December 15, 2023, 06:37:53 PM »
Quote from: nab
I've been following it, been a great build with lots of out of the square thinking.

Hope I'm allowed to post this here.
Looking good... has he indicated when it'll be finished?
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« Reply #2994 on: December 17, 2023, 01:04:57 AM »
I was supposed to be finished in October just gone from memory haha!!! I imagine another 9-12 months at the rate it's going, interior and driveline to go.
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« Reply #2995 on: January 19, 2024, 08:54:02 AM »
 :'(

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« Reply #2996 on: January 19, 2024, 05:48:20 PM »
I was supposed to be finished in October just gone from memory haha!!! I imagine another 9-12 months at the rate it's going, interior and driveline to go.

What’s his Facebook handle
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« Reply #2998 on: January 22, 2024, 10:49:42 AM »
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Re: SIMPLY, BECAUSE OLD CARS ARE VERY COOL.
« Reply #2999 on: February 02, 2024, 06:50:41 PM »

Not many of these around.
Not cheap, but looks like a quality build
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