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1927 Chevrolet Six Speed

In sourcing suitable parts for the restoration for our Chevrolet Touring Car, many items where purchased from all corners of the Island. Possibly the most interesting was this road registered 1927 Chevrolet Six Speed Hauler, which had been used for pulling diggings from a mine, in the north of the state. The original 1927 engine and 3 speed gearbox drove through a Dodge 3 speed gearbox, into a Dodge rear[…]

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Alan Smith is up and running

Alan Smith (Northern Member) is up and running as a news contributor. I spent some time with him today on the phone. Tonight he posted his first proper post despite having slow data problems. It’s this sort of news/stories that can be loaded by members statewide. Ellis French and Noel Windsor are up and running as well. Who’s next? see Alan’s Post http://vccatas.org.au/ultimate-blackberry-find/#comment-32

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Blackberry find

Pictured here from some years ago, is what is believed to be a 1923 Chevrolet Tourer. During the demolition of a Launceston home, that was very unkept, complete with a rear yard full of blackberries, the Backhoe met with more than a little resistance at this point. Closer inspection revealed this little Touring Car, complete with pre 1953 Aluminium Number Plate still affixed to the front Apron. Many years of[…]

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Article from John Teniswood

John Teniswood has sent me (Webmaster) two emails that I found interesting. I am reproducing them here with his permission I would like you to know how much I enjoyed the Gordon Fysh photo collection from Spurling. When I first got the Alldays in 1963, Gordon gave me copies of a couple of pictures of the car in 1906-7 (including the line-up outside the Customs House in Hobart in 1907[…]

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