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    World Champion Roger Dowding's Avatar
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    Omokoroa Beach Bay of Plenty NZ

    Ford Model A BZ3656.

    " Year: 1930
    Make: FORD
    Model: SEDAN
    Colour: Black
    Second Colour: Red
    Body Style: Saloon
    Plate: BZ3656
    Engine No: CAE404
    Chassis: CAU1343 "

    " BZ3656
    Plate Type: Standard
    Origin: NZ New
    Used as: Private Passenger vehicle
    Cause of Latest Registration: New
    NZ First Registration: 05-May-1930
    NZ Last Registration: Get Full CarJam Report
    Was Registered Overseas? No "

    Car was New in New Zealand in 1930. Most likely a CKD Kit out of Canada - the John Stokes Book "Ford in New Zealand should tell.

    Recent photo of the car - duotone and with cream or white wheels ..

    Name:  Hunua Hundred 1971 #38 ModelA Ford BZ3656 Charles Liddell in 1971 Carjam .jpg
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    Repost of the Official photo of the car - the start of the Hunua Hundred in 1971.
    ** Car has black wheels and I seem to think was only one colour " Black " at that time.
    Carjam mentions Black with Red - so ?? - unless taken back to original, if known !!

    Name:  Hunua Hundred 1971 #23 Auckland VVCC the Model A. Official photo CCI27092015_0001 (800x620).jpg
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    The crew [ Ken H's Gangsters sans guns ]. Sepia print to reflect the right age ??

    Name:  Hunua Hundred 1971 #25 VCC Sepia CCI08072015 (1280x902) (2).jpg
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    Ford in New Zealand - the book. John Stokes Fb photo Mark Three Zephyr - just like our family had 1963 -68 ..and the Author.

    Name:  Cars #326 John Stokes Ford in NZ Book .jpg
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    Last edited by Roger Dowding; 10-09-2019 at 03:55 AM. Reason: colours ###47

  2. #62
    why the audi and daimler in the last photo?

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    World Champion Roger Dowding's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 928 View Post
    why the audi and daimler in the last photo?
    928, your question ??
    That is from John Stokes Facebook page - guess he likes them !! - I got for the Book Cover ..
    Understand that John is writing another book on Ford in New Zealand, more about the Seaview Plant than the cars.

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    That Ford 'New Beauty' is the same as the one I went on my first trip to Boggabilla in...

    No it's not! Ours had a spare wheel on a front mudguard. But it wasn't black, it was a very dark blue.

    It was quite a trip, the exhaust pipe broke somewhere near Dungog and made it quite noisy until we got to Taree.

    I remember this trip quite well, right up to when we went to play in the river at 'Little Bondi' between Boggabilla and Goondiwindi, but I recall nothing whatever of the drive home.

    Oddly, I am the only person left who recalls the trip details at all. My 'big' sister doesn't remember anything, nor does my younger brother, my youngest brother was there, but only a baby and he died 11 years ago anyway.

    It was certainly different to our previous car, a Chev 4 converted to a panel van.
    Last edited by Ray Bell; 10-09-2019 at 08:56 PM.

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    You will have to write a book, just the names of the towns / places, amused those I shared this with here at work today.
    Ken H

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