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    12-11-2019, 08:55 PM
    Hi ERC, thats a really nice picture of your early 1964 home track layout. Would it be possible if you could send a copy of that image to my e-mail...
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    12-08-2019, 04:51 AM
    Hi Roger, thanks for that excerpt from Nelson Photo News, that is great and i appreciate receiving a scan of it at higher resolution. It’s a picture...
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    12-08-2019, 03:01 AM
    I am looking to try and track down any images people may have of early NZ Commercial Slot Car Raceways from around 1967 to 1975. I am planning to...
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    Hello Gerald

    I just loved your article about your yellow Torana XU-1 "Love Affair with a Legend" Your XU-1 is somewhat still alive, it's in lots of pieces and a little worse for wear but it's all there including original block and head. I had the pleasure of viewing this car a year or so ago and if I didn't have my 2 Torana's I would of bought it. I have a Grey LC GTR and a Chateau Mauve LJ XU-1 that I am currently rebuilding.

    Do you happen to have any other old photo's of racing XU-1's that you can share with me?

    Cheers
    Chris
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Greetings fellow motor racing gear heads. I am another middle aged Kiwi wannabe racer, was a serious speccie in my youth mainly at Pukekohe, first meeting April 1967. Have done historic freelance motor sport bio-profiles for NZ Classic Car for the last 7 years. Never raced. Best car I had was a yellow 1970 Holden Torana XU1, worst 1974 Morris Marina van Ugh! I collect motoring and motor racing memorabilia as well as cult 1st edition fiction and enjoy taking photographs of our disappearing automotive landscape. In relationship with my lovely partner Mary-Anne
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