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    Whilst still in one piece my Opel box used to...

    Whilst still in one piece my Opel box used to shift really well, I thought, with a smooth action (and ratios) far superior to the subsequent 'black iron' Holden M21 box

    It's interesting to see how...
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    Optional on HR Holdens too and you're right, they...

    Optional on HR Holdens too and you're right, they shifted well but were a notoriously weak box.

    For example my Holden LC Torana XU-1 got the special 'heavy duty' version of the Opel with (IIRC)...
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    Nota's recipe for Kangaroo Tail Soup 1...

    Nota's recipe for Kangaroo Tail Soup

    1 Kangaroo Tail
    2 litres Water
    1 Stalk Celery
    1 large Carrot
    10 Peppercorns
    1 large Onion
    Cloves
    30 grams Flour
  4. Looks well kept :) Is that auto the Hondamatic...

    Looks well kept :)

    Is that auto the Hondamatic two-speed? (not knocking it)
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    Thanks for the info, and clarification. I haven't...

    Thanks for the info, and clarification. I haven't re-read that mag for some time. From memory that Vette was listed as 435hp ..?

    :)
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    http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/forum/attachment.ph...

    http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=229606&d=1171019811

    I saw one of those while in the Netherlands! So that's what they're called eh? Going for a trot in the Canta :p...
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    For us, our previous and current insurance...

    For us, our previous and current insurance readily acknowledged our damages were caused by random roo strikes (the blood & gore & fur was still embedded in the cars, after all) but both still deemed...
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    When my wife emmigrated over from Europe I made...

    When my wife emmigrated over from Europe I made sure to repeatedly impress on her the importance of NOT attempting the instinctual swerve when you encounter a roo on the highway. Thank goodness I did...
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    I think the average repair cost is between $3-4k...

    I think the average repair cost is between $3-4k

    Back around 2003 my wife and I managed to hit four roos between us in 18 months. Result? Two write-offs and two major repairs :mad:

    Welcome to...
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    Sorry for the repost guys - fwiw I did do a quick...

    Sorry for the repost guys - fwiw I did do a quick Levorto search before hitting the button


    What I can't figure out with that chilling two-truck smash is where the other truck was hiding .. I've...
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    Bad news :( But if you do end up getting out...

    Bad news :(

    But if you do end up getting out of this roo strike for only $300 you're doing better than most
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    That Pontiac-spec rear spoiler looks heaps better...

    That Pontiac-spec rear spoiler looks heaps better than the stupid towel racks they plonk onto Commodore SS and HSV imo
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    That was at Bathurst a couple of years ago ...

    That was at Bathurst a couple of years ago

    Anyone remember Randy Mamola copping a seagull in the visor I think it was (?) at 200+ in an F1 GP500 bike race down at Phillip Island
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    Yep the ants are probably eating it right now :p

    Yep the ants are probably eating it right now :p
  15. Thread: Mini AWD in 2008

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    Ah thanks for that - you mean hydrostatic drive ...

    Ah thanks for that - you mean hydrostatic drive

    I remembered reading on a webpage about a similar-ish 2WD aussie-designed bike the Drysdale 2x2x2 so named because this one also features two wheel...
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    Yes their official limousine and chauffeur driven...

    Yes their official limousine and chauffeur driven too

    (the kanga was a self-drive)
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    Her life path and characteristics seem to match...

    Her life path and characteristics seem to match the distinct traits often exhibited by those people who suffered sexual molestation as children and I would not be the least surprised if she too was a...
  18. Thread: Mini AWD in 2008

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    What was the Yamaha solution?

    What was the Yamaha solution?
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    new Dutch limousine makes an impact ..

    .. straight into six foot of kangaroo

    Your Ambassador's shiny new A6 (note Diplomatic plate) is only two months old, seen here departing on its 2nd trip to the panelbeaters :D
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    I know what you mean jcp, was just enjoying...

    I know what you mean jcp, was just enjoying having a cheap random shot at ya mate ;)

    I've had a couple of Effo's (F-series) myself, both I-Beam and non so I'm not unpartial to 'em either. Twin...
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    I remember it once got so hot at school (high...

    I remember it once got so hot at school (high 40s) that the bitumen on the playground literally melted! Kids were sinking into the asphalt then it all began to delaminate and stick to your shoes. So...
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    Mercedes repair list

    Mercedes repair list
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    The kind of all-independant sissification as seen...

    The kind of all-independant sissification as seen in military vehicles like (Oz Army) ASLAVs & Bushmasters, the Hummer H1, Pingauzer, Haflinger, Austin Champ etc? :p
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    ^ well not until they'd worked him over with the...

    ^ well not until they'd worked him over with the watchhouse fire hose ..
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    No joke a bloke I know got so pissed he dropped a...

    No joke a bloke I know got so pissed he dropped a grogan right in the back seat of the police car :eek:

    You can bet this spoke to the arresting coppers in a special language all its own. And yeah...
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