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Hunter, New South Wales


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About me and my passion for cars

I started playing around with cars when I was about 15 helping a friend with his 1948 Morris 10 sedan. After getting my licence I bought my first car, a 1951 Holden (GM Australia) sedan. I then progressed through a number of cars including Morris Cooper S. Holden Torana GTR, Chrysler Valiant VC, Ford Fairmont and Subaru WRX Evo 5.

When I was about 20, two friends and I bought a sports racing car, called a Barracuda. It was a special built on 1942 Hudson Terraplane chassis with a hand made body. It ran a 292 Y block Ford motor, Jag gearbox and the original Terraplane front and rear ends. It was a lot of fun, but one of the guys smashed it in a race and fractured the beam front axle. Although the car was repaired it was never the same and was sold.

I have maintained an interest in cars and have had my Trans Am for over 13 years. It had a total respray 3 years ago and is now magenta with blue pearl. It has 5 liter HO engine, TH700 and is fully optioned.

The Parisienne is a project which I bought 2 years ago and the project has not really started yet. Hopefully, I will get some more time soon.

My first car

1951 Holden sedan

Car clubs I’m in

Californian Cruisin Inc.


  • Type of racing: Any
  • Car movie: Blues Brothers

— Profile last updated: Jul 27, 2013

Date Joined Jan 31, 2007
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This group is for ALL owners of the Pontiac Trans Am, from 1969-2002

New Jersey, United States


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We are a social Car Club for people interested in American manufactured vehicles and enjoy cars, rock & roll and cruising We have about 70 members and are located in Newcastle New South Wales Australia.

New South Wales, Australia


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PHOENIX SPECIALTY COATINGS Where Your Parts Are Reborn Professional powder coating geared specifically to the automotive / motorcycle enthusiast and pro builder. I'm a custom one-off and Mopar parts restoration specialist. PSC's Business Group was the first powder coating shop to appear...

Tennessee, United States


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Silver_Shark83’s Profile Photo
Apr 27, 2010 at 9:40 am
That is an Outstanding TA you have, and the right hand drive is beyond cool, that is the first TA RHD, that I have seen!!
Your profile pic is a great shot by the way!

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