Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

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Postby YLLA 88 » Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:05 pm

australi wrote:Here's the magazine spread again (i couldn't find it for a while here on the forum!) :-x

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http://www.australiancorvettesassociati ... 4b8c6ed27d


hey Austy, at least it was clean back then... fw) fw) fw) fw) fw)

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Postby australi » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:35 am

:P :P :P
(how the hell did you know it badly needs a wash again!?) :-x :shock: ::
At least I drove it yesterday :twisted:

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Postby XR_Strider_GuY » Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:52 pm

No other word to put, simply awesome Steve. :o :o :o

I just noted, you have a heavily worked 383cu with a relatively short 3.54:1 gears. It must pull your face off when you accelerate.
You must want to drive it all the time. I know its that way with mine even though its not even half as good as the dark lord.
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Postby australi » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:44 am

It's actually a very good combination; very driveable but definitely lots of fun 8) :) :D

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Postby MR.WOLF » Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:50 pm

Due for another WASH too! :twisted: :)

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Postby YLLA 88 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:13 pm

australi wrote:http://www.vetteweb.com/features/vemp_0710_1980_chevrolet_corvette/index.html?ref=nf


So what ya telling us Austy? you washed it? :D :D :D :D :D

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Postby australi » Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:33 am

:-o

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what a beast

Postby willies 80 vette » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:21 pm

im new on site and came across your ride what a machine BLOODY AWESOME :-P :o if mine turns out half as good ill be happy

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Postby RATATAK » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:26 pm

willies 80 vette wrote:im new on site and came across your ride what a machine BLOODY AWESOME :-P :o if mine turns out half as good ill be happy


G'day mate , welcome to the forum .
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Postby australi » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:43 am

willies 80 vette wrote:im new on site and came across your ride what a machine BLOODY AWESOME :-P :o if mine turns out half as good ill be happy


Thanks mate and welcome again.

It's a one-off build.

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Postby australi » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:40 am

WANTED: Someone ELSE to wash my vettes!! :-x

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Postby wick05 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:53 pm

Well you are in luck. I have just this minute started a vette washing company. The catch is........ I only take corvettes as payment.

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Postby australi » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:25 pm

:-x :P

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Postby australi » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:27 pm

Now for sale - listed only on forum, nowhere else.

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Postby australi » Thu May 15, 2014 11:20 am

WITHDRAWN FROM SALE.

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Postby LRC89 » Sun May 18, 2014 6:55 am

Too much attention or not enough?

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Postby australi » Sun May 18, 2014 2:34 pm

Only had it listed here mate.

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Postby LRC89 » Sun May 18, 2014 10:25 pm

You have to want to sell before anything will happen. fw)

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Postby australi » Mon May 19, 2014 10:05 am

I know; and I just can't bring myself to sell it - yet.

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Postby LRC89 » Wed May 21, 2014 4:15 pm

I understand mate, especially with such a unique car that would be difficult to replace.

On the other hand, I looked at a beautiful old Chev ute in the car park at JB HiFi the other day. What a great truck.

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Postby australi » Thu May 22, 2014 9:40 am

It'd be impossible to replace - it's a one-off.
But yes; there are lots of nice cars I'd love to own; case in point, that convertible firebird I took a pic of at last sundays hotrod show; I'd swap TDL for it I think.

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Postby Trudgeo » Thu May 22, 2014 4:16 pm

You'd be SILLY not to if the opportunity came about for one of those Steve, as they are rising fast in value and a mint condition 1 is worth $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ :shock: :o :)

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Postby australi » Fri May 23, 2014 10:39 am

:o Plus, they are GORGEOUS!! :-)

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:32 pm

Well I'll be damned : Looks like I've SOLD the dark lord!!! :shock: :shock: :-) :o :cry:
Awaiting deposit - It's heading off to W.A. (Western Australia, not Washington!) to its new owner once balance clears...

Mixed feelings...

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Tue May 10, 2016 11:47 am

Dark Lord buyer has deposited (and cleared) another $20k (total so far $25k) :-) :o
- Guess he’s a legit buyer!! :-x

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Fri May 13, 2016 11:53 am

Well;

I am now OFFICIALLY Vette-less, for the first time in at least 15 years...

Someone ELSE'S 1980 vette (its a NICE one too!) is parked in our garage...Final payment has cleared. fw) :o :cry:

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Sat May 14, 2016 12:35 am

..Gave the dark lord a final wash tonight (or last night as it is now 12.30am);
wasn't PLANNED by any means to do it AT NIGHT, but I forgot that I'd backed it out earlier and had to get some things sorted by 5pm...

Back in garage now – Insurance cancelled and RAD80 plates coming off this weekend (I’m keeping them – part of the deal)
Next time I back it out will be to get loaded onto a truck – whenever THAT is..

Going to upsell a few new spares to him also, like wheel alignment shims.

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Mon May 16, 2016 7:45 pm

...Spoke to new owner (Bryan); The Dark Lord leaving home Wednesday (not sure what time yet)... :cry: h(

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Re: Guess what I bought today?? (C3)

Postby australi » Wed May 18, 2016 12:04 pm

Well; MIDDAY and I haven't heard a THING from car carrying company or the new owner; I guess he must've decided that I could KEEP the car, AND the money, right? :) :o :-)


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