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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 05:03 AM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Updraft. I think it could be we had the same English teacher? cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:38 PM
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Hi Richard. I'm sorry you find my stories that way and Iím sorry you perceive me and my stories egotistical but I donít know how I can change either.
You are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 02:56 PM
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What a contrast.

Some years ago Patsy and I attended the Model A National Meeting held at Glenelg near Adelaide S.A. The presentation dinner was an eye opener for us. The appetites of these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 12:24 AM
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that's a shame and quite silly. I always had my markers (Americans call them flaggers) stand well outside the paddock, work into wind ie fresh air and have walked outside the wing area before I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 03:38 PM
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Country Humour.


Boree creek is a small town of about 200 folks in the southern NSW region of the Riverina. It is 50 miles west of the regional centre ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 07:33 PM
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Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

At the national rally. Driving back to our rented house I was close to being collected from behind. Next day I purchased a large quality reflective sticker for the rear tail gate and rear mudgards....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 01:51 PM
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Views: 68,221
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Fred’s 2 seater Pawnee.

I once knew a bloke who had a Pawnee modified to a two seater. Such a modification was made to provide a training aeroplane for ag ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:02 PM
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Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
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Flying around Lake Urana.

There is a WW2 story about American pilots departing Townsville, Queensland for New Guinea. The story goes like this. They were instructed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
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British Humour.

We have a internet gigglebite allocation of grossly more than we need and because our television reception is poor the little we watch ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 03:25 PM
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There are rip off Merchants out there.

This is a follow on from yesterdays story by Hugh. The high pressure fuel pump failed in my VW Tiggy. The local garage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 05:41 AM
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The advantage ?? of a modern motor car.

In the previous story Hugh talked about replacing his Holden radiator and hoses for $3 and itís still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 12:54 PM
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Hughís Motor Car. Chapter 3


Not long ago, I learned that itís not a good idea to drive on old tyres. Iíd fitted 14 inch by 7 inch rims, bought new Bridgestone ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 03:44 PM
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Views: 68,221
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Hughís motor car. Chapter 2

My relationship with FJs began in 1955. My dad purchased his (and the familyís) first car; an Elk Blue FJ Special sedan....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
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Hugh’s Motor Car. Chapter 1.

My friend Hugh has written about his FJ Holden. The name Holden is synonymous with Australia. Holden was a body builder in early times and General Motors bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 02:45 PM
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Views: 68,221
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Birdwood, South Australia.

Last weekend Graham Close opened the local foundry and engineering shop museum to commemorate 125 years and 5 generations of family ownership. An impressive display of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 02:04 PM
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Views: 68,221
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 02:51 PM
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Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Today's story is more of a local one but I have decided to include it. I have also included a short and funny conversation I recently had at a public event with Greg McNamara.

Gary. Greg is that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,829
Posted By woofa.express
Re: The Latest Scam

That same Nigerian Prince called me also. I declined him. After reading your account I regret having done so. Maybe you could provide me a contact address so as I may remake contact with his Royal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I posted this segment on another thread and then thought I’d post it on my usual for two reasons. One, in the event my readers may miss it and two so as I can keep a copy for one day I may compile my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,829
Posted By woofa.express
Re: The Latest Scam

I receive a phone call at least once each week advising my internet will be terminated unless I respond by pressing ď0Ē. This is a goodcall for it keeps in my mind the venerability of being scammed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,829
Posted By woofa.express
Re: The Latest Scam

I did get scammed for a large amount when I purchased a tractor from the internet. The bill came through ebay, well so I thought. All looked authentic. An invoice with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,829
Posted By woofa.express
Re: The Latest Scam

I contacted Microsoft for help with a computer program. But it wasnít Microsoft. I became suspicious when the phone call was passed on several times. Foolishly I gave them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Is Global Warming fact or fiction?

It has to be a fact. It started 14,000 years ago and that’s why all the ice melted. I think we would all agree with ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

New Emblem for Olive.
I’m sure you’ve seen a picture of my little dog Woofa which I have named my ute after? My second A is a tourer which Americans call aPhaeton and I have sign written its name on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 68,221
Posted By woofa.express
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Our demands have become extreme.

Don’t people go to extremes. One day at a Subways I ordered a salad sandwich on toasted bread. The attendant said the oven had previously toasted bacon and asked...
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