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  1. Thanks very much Bruce, I installed the rear...

    Thanks very much Bruce,
    I installed the rear window today with the new rubber and also polished the stainless trim inserts with cutting compound and calico wheel.
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    It was great to see you again Ken! Excellent...

    It was great to see you again Ken! Excellent (Wellington anniversary) weekend at Taupo Historic GP. I hear there were 10,000 spectators over the weekend. Cheers
  3. Thanks Rhys, Our relocation and trip overseas and...

    Thanks Rhys, Our relocation and trip overseas and some family matters took up a massive amount of time so sadly the car took "back seat" for a long while.

    Anyway back into it now, so I have been...
  4. Agree Ken. Fantastic looking machine See you at...

    Agree Ken.
    Fantastic looking machine
    See you at Taupo
    Cheers
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    Hi Roger, Keen to meet up too. see you there...

    Hi Roger,
    Keen to meet up too. see you there
    Cheers
  6. Here is another great video narration of NASCAR....

    Here is another great video narration of NASCAR. It and hour long, better than watching TV though!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHxSxvrtHhk
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    Great footage Ken, that is an informative...

    Great footage Ken, that is an informative narration of early racing and truly impressive power and speed developed in the German powered pre- WW2 cars. Well worth a watch.
  8. I am copping a bollocking for my tardy progress...

    I am copping a bollocking for my tardy progress this year and quite rightly so! We have had significant property movement going on behind the scenes, plus 1 month in Europe..... no excuses now though!
  9. Yes agree John that's the way I like to see these...

    Yes agree John that's the way I like to see these cars and appreciate them in their own era and period of technology. It sure is an impressive build.
  10. Great article here about the 1964 Holman Moody...

    Great article here about the 1964 Holman Moody NASCAR Galaxie resto job

    https://www.hotrod.com/articles/1964-nascar-galaxie-rises-dead/
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    You could probably buy a house for $7000 back in...

    You could probably buy a house for $7000 back in 1956
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    Look awesome Dale! Nice build.

    Look awesome Dale! Nice build.
  13. Thanks all for your comments and input! Here is...

    Thanks all for your comments and input!
    Here is a great clip about Ralph Moody from Holman & Moody and some terrific back ground and history from those early days of racing.
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    Always enjoy the ramblings and the cool pic's...

    Always enjoy the ramblings and the cool pic's Ken!
    Cheers from down under!
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    The Kellison is a great looking car Ken. I always...

    The Kellison is a great looking car Ken. I always thought they were very advanced in body style for 1959. Good style never goes out of fashion
  16. Well Ken, At least you are getting something...

    Well Ken,
    At least you are getting something done! I have to get a move on as the Falcon should have been running by now! The only problem with a tidy workshop is that I cant find anything!!!
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  17. Its been a long wait folks! the Falcon has been...

    Its been a long wait folks! the Falcon has been in storage for 5 months while we relocated. The car is now firmly ensconced in the new workshop, just some more set up and then its on to finishing it...
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    Great pics Ken, your earlier post No 5 shows the...

    Great pics Ken, your earlier post No 5 shows the early 917 and the above post No 7 shows the 917 with the extended rear aerodynamics to help with the rear end.
    I think I have one of these in my...
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    Wow, what a machine, A 42 kg chassis (thats what...

    Wow, what a machine, A 42 kg chassis (thats what my roll cage weighs!) and 300hp from 5000rpm to 6000rpm it must have been a handful to drive for sure. A great read!
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    Thanks Ken, A really great site, heaps of detail...

    Thanks Ken, A really great site, heaps of detail (which I Like) to wade through.
    Cheers!
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    Have another look through this thread, such great...

    Have another look through this thread, such great shots of Pukekohe and Baypark, not to mention the host of notable cars & drivers.
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    Looking back on some of these earlier posts,...

    Looking back on some of these earlier posts, there is some great stuff in here. I really like that era of Kar Kraft and also when the Torino and Fairlane fastbacks came into being.
    Does anyone have...
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    Steve, I totally agree with your post #1 these...

    Steve,
    I totally agree with your post #1 these full sized 7 liter beast are absolutely awesome and a true spectacle to see. Great footage
    Here is some newer footage of a 7 ltr Galaxie at Goodwood...
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    And this is what John picked up in Whanganui, The...

    And this is what John picked up in Whanganui, The left overs of the Coppins Cambridge Monaro. John said the pictures looked worse than the car actually was.
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    The Team Cambridge Monaro John Mckechnie the...

    The Team Cambridge Monaro
    John Mckechnie the current owner of the Team Cambridge Monaro as been awarded The Lupp Trophy by Motorsport NZ at the recent Annual general meeting.
    (Also shown are the...
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