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Old 01-05-2018, 06:11 PM   #1
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is there any active Australian members here?
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:23 PM   #2
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I think so, I know personally heaps.
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Yeh, there are one or three of us!
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Make that one or four!
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Old 01-05-2018, 11:10 PM   #7
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well he reason I am asking is goodyear in indonisia and or Malaysia still make the studded suregrip tires wondering if any of you fellas see them there in AUS or have a way of getting them there? goodyear here was no help at all and I went a fair ways up the chain. I'm looking for some 750/16 ones
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well he reason I am asking is goodyear in indonisia and or Malaysia still make the studded suregrip tires wondering if any of you fellas see them there in AUS or have a way of getting them there? goodyear here was no help at all and I went a fair ways up the chain. I'm looking for some 750/16 ones
If anybody knows, Alan at Antique Tyres will: http://www.antiquetyres.com.au/
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Old 01-05-2018, 11:18 PM   #9
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Yes Geelong Victoria ,,it's HOT ,,lucky we got a pool,,not sure how active I am today,,,
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ok thanks I just wrote a letter. hot there mighty cold here yesterday we were at -35
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ok thanks I just wrote a letter. hot there mighty cold here yesterday we were at -35
Don't forget to allow the time difference if communicating with anyone here.
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Don't forget to allow the time difference if communicating with anyone here.
Yep, we’re ahead. Your letter will never arrive!
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Does the time difference affect the temperature? It's a balmy -12įC here this morning in central Alberta.
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well its 5c thismornin in southern alta to
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Gunna be 45 C in western Sydney today.
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Gunna be 45 C in western Sydney today.
45C is 113F. That's cosy.
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Going to be a balmy 31degrees C (that’s 87.8 degrees F) here in Jindabyne, NSW.
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Going to be a balmy 31degrees C (thatís 87.8 degrees F) here in Jindabyne, NSW.
We went through Jindabyne on a rally a few years ago. Headed on to Kankoban (sp?) just as night fell and a thunderstorm hit. There was about a bucket full in each drop. That road was as black as a dog's innards with several rock falls along the way. It was one of the best drives we have done.
My wife just reminded me of a group of 4WD hot shots who flew past us annoyed by these old cars on the road. We soon found them all stopped with not enough spare wheels between them after a couple of them hit one of those rock slides. We offered help but pointed out that our wheels wouldn't fit and left laughing. Yeh, that was a GREAT drive.
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well heard back from the tyre shop fella. he has no interest in helping me out bringing tires in any other fells think of anyone else to try? ive seen those tires on AUS 4x4 trucks on the net so somebody must bring them over allready
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Yes! and one from the deeeeeep south .....Hobart Tasmania.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:35 PM   #22
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I think my name gives away my location
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Not really. About 50% think youíre talking about that country next to Germany!
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Hoogah , how is the ole girl going ?

I will be at Ballarat swap feb.

Every time I am going past Dave's town, he is working.
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Come on now...........I never thought he was from Poland.
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Hoogah , how is the ole girl going ?

I will be at Ballarat swap feb.

Every time I am going past Dave's town, he is working.
Hasn't been out of the shed for a while, pending the resolution of a few issues! I hope to get to the Ballarat Swap too, and would like to see you there in the camper on the pickup??!!
I am also planning to get to Adelaide for the national rally next October. That's my incentive to prioritise the Model A this year! Who knows, Synchro and a few others may come this way via the Great Ocean Road, in which case I would readily backtrack to the other end in order to make that trip with them!
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Hasn't been out of the shed for a while, pending the resolution of a few issues! I hope to get to the Ballarat Swap too, and would like to see you there in the camper on the pickup??!!
I am also planning to get to Adelaide for the national rally next October. That's my incentive to prioritise the Model A this year! Who knows, Synchro and a few others may come this way via the Great Ocean Road, in which case I would readily backtrack to the other end in order to make that trip with them!
There will be a group of about 4 cars heading that way about a week before the rally. We will spend a few days on Kangaroo Island before heading to Murray Bridge. Looking forward to catching up again.
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well this went sideways fast haha none of you fellas have any other ideas on these tires?
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What are these going on ?

A 4WD or a tractor ?
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50s 4x4 truck want it to look the part
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This help any? https://www.goodyear.com.my/tyres/studded-sure-grip
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yes those are what I'm trying to get they will not ship to Canada. anyone here I talk to with goodyear is less than helpful. they are made in indonisia and malasia thought maybe by chance there was some dealers in AUS that would be importing them there and I could find a backdoor. emails to the people that make them have gone completely in answered. ive seen them online on AUS 4x4 trucks in blogs an things like that so they are there somehow but I can not find the right guy
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Do you see what you want here?
http://www.goodyear.com.au/dotCMS/Ty...websegment1=RV
I googled "Goodyear tyre sellers Australia". You might find a dealer prepared to help or Good Year Ausralia might. Let me know (PM if you like) how you go and I'll see if I can help.
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Do you see what you want here?
http://www.goodyear.com.au/dotCMS/Ty...websegment1=RV
I googled "Goodyear tyre sellers Australia". You might find a dealer prepared to help or Good Year Ausralia might. Let me know (PM if you like) how you go and I'll see if I can help.
they are not in there ether. this quest isn't very much fun .
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yes those are what I'm trying to get they will not ship to Canada
Will they ship to the US?
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honestly I have no idea nobody there ever returned an email. anyone at goodyear here in Canada I talked to could care less.
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Maybe you need to take a vacation, go to Maylasia, buy some tires while you're there and bring them back as souvenirs.
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https://www.cokertire.com/tires/styl...on-750-16.html

i always thought those reminded me of 1950's truck tires.

https://www.intercotire.com/tires/ty...truck_off_road

or some original super swampers

or find ww2 jeep style miitary tread.

IMO the ag looking tires your looking for look too modern for a 50's truck
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Same here, I reckon those studded suregrips look the same as what is on the front of my kubota tractor.
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here in Canada in the 30-40-50s those sure grip studded tires were common place tires on all kinds of vehicals. I have a 1940 plymoth coop with them on the back. I have a good set of 21"and 475-550-19" still that are decent I have a 1951 M-3 3 ton truck with them on it as duals on the back. they are not tractor tires they were on everything here back in the day. I'm not sure what there used for over there but I have seen them on 4x4 trucks in AUS so somebody brings them in somehow
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You guys are funny!!!

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we are? for using grip tires?
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No, for talking about the fact!
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we are funny for talking about grip tires? I don't get it
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