The BHQ Automotive Thread

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by ningnangnong, Sep 10, 2013.

    Check your airbags again. Do it. Very important.

    But. You know what's even more important. BATHURST WEEKEND!
  1. ningnangnong

    ningnangnong HACK THE PLANET!!!

    The last couple of weeks on my way to work of a morning, I keep seeing this old fella driving a Daihatsu ute.

    I always look on in astonishment, because I don't think I've ever seen one before. And the thing is in absolutely **** mint condition. Deadset looks like it just rolled out of the dealership.

    I kept meaning to look it up, and I've only just remembered to do so tonight. The Daihatsu Rocky, ladies and gentlemen:

    Except it's in even better condition than the above one.

    Must be one of the only ones in Australia. An absolute relic.

    Edit: Maybe not, looks like there's a few on Gumtree. None as good as this one I've seen though.
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  2. Well I learned that thing existed today. "We want a 70 series Landcruiser, but smaller".
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    1952 FX Holden which has been done up to to be a replica of Rock N Roll George's original (which is in a museum) they had at the Mt Gravatt cemetery open day. Thought some of you petrol heads would get a kick out of it.
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2018
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  3. ningnangnong

    ningnangnong HACK THE PLANET!!!

    Thanks for posting @Fozz@Fozz. Beautiful ride - absolutely love that colour!

    Would look shit on today's cars, but on those classic lines, it's perfect.
  4. Horseheadsup

    Horseheadsup NRL Player

    That's impressive, I remember Rock n roll George's car.
  5. ningnangnong

    ningnangnong HACK THE PLANET!!!

    Credit to the lads at my cousin's panel beating shop in Brissie.

    Have done an exemplary job on the old man's MGA. Wasn't just a simple respray, apparently a lot of 'bog' and shit that had to be sorted. Old man is absolutely stoked with it though.

    Last edited: Oct 20, 2018 at 5:31 PM
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    Faaark mate, that's going to look nice.
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