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Forum: Other Car Discussion 24-11-17, 07:59
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Cumberland 217, the Panther Mica 5 litre VS BT1,...

Cumberland 217, the Panther Mica 5 litre VS BT1, is now for sale

see add on Gumtree
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 16-09-17, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,109
Posted By aus880
By the time you buy and transport shipping...

By the time you buy and transport shipping containers to a location that you also rent you may as well just pay for an existing storage place somewhere.
Forum: Other Car Discussion 19-07-17, 18:22
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Best pic of me I've seen in a while, they're hard...

Best pic of me I've seen in a while, they're hard to come by believe me

Is that pic at Orange? where did you get or take it?

P.S. that link has an error in the specs, HWP cars like mine ran the...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - VL - Turbos ONLY 11-07-17, 08:58
Replies: 43
Views: 9,530
Posted By aus880
Had exactly the same car a while back, could even...

Had exactly the same car a while back, could even be it
Forum: Other Car Discussion 02-07-17, 08:09
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Here's a shot of CMB217 taken yesterday

Here's a shot of CMB217 taken yesterday
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 02-07-17, 08:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By aus880
series 1 or 2? what sort of 'tidy up' ? ...

series 1 or 2?
what sort of 'tidy up' ?
colour?
options like sunroof?
so many variables really that will influence desirability and therefore price
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - VL - Turbos ONLY 25-05-17, 06:24
Replies: 43
Views: 9,530
Posted By aus880
Yuck, Series I and that gold is disgusting

Yuck, Series I and that gold is disgusting
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 28-04-17, 20:43
Replies: 3
Views: 2,783
Posted By aus880
would help if you put up your contact details...

would help if you put up your contact details like a phone number
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 12-01-17, 15:50
Replies: 43
Views: 6,029
Posted By aus880
Not an original turbo car

Not an original turbo car
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - Cars and Bikes 03-01-17, 06:25
Replies: 6
Views: 4,686
Posted By aus880
Kms?

Kms?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 29-12-16, 07:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,930
Posted By aus880
The plate style you're referring to came out...

The plate style you're referring to came out approx.2008
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 23-12-16, 05:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,930
Posted By aus880
Way before VL's were even thought of assuming you...

Way before VL's were even thought of assuming you are talking about black on yellow three letter, three number style plates.
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 12-12-16, 04:39
Replies: 4
Views: 2,834
Posted By aus880
Is the belt still on?

Is the belt still on?
Forum: Other Car Discussion 16-11-16, 19:05
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Thanks, the white marked car, G221, was also...

Thanks, the white marked car, G221, was also involved in the famous pursuit of a Porsche 928 from Sydney all the way down into the Southern Highlands. The Porsche was recovered with a blown engine...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 14-11-16, 05:55
Replies: 35
Views: 8,524
Posted By aus880
Chris NSW used almost any colour car The...

Chris

NSW used almost any colour car
The country pack suspension obviously means it was to be based outside metro areas, not sure if NSW used anything other than FE2 on their cars so perhaps not...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 13-11-16, 09:25
Replies: 311
Views: 50,249
Posted By aus880
Chris, do the FOI/GIPA search with the police...

Chris,
do the FOI/GIPA search with the police in the state which you reckon it was in service.
Provide them with chassis number, engine number and ask for all information available on their Fleet...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 13-11-16, 09:15
Replies: 311
Views: 50,249
Posted By aus880
Some period shots of NSWP HWP VL BT1's doing...

Some period shots of NSWP HWP VL BT1's doing radar speed checks on Mona Vale Rd in Sydney
Forum: Other Car Discussion 13-11-16, 07:37
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Here's some before shots of CMB217 when purchased...

Here's some before shots of CMB217 when purchased from a young guy in Western Sydney.
It was fairly intact but had aftermarket wheels and a stereo fitted, probably the standard mods done by a young...
Forum: Other Car Discussion 13-11-16, 07:18
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Thanks guys, appreciate the comments ...

Thanks guys, appreciate the comments

Researching the history of the cars has uncovered some interesting tales of their time in service.
The marked VS was Golf 221 and the black one was Cumberland...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 11-11-16, 19:59
Replies: 35
Views: 8,524
Posted By aus880
Chris, Centre caps are still available new...

Chris,

Centre caps are still available new from Holden, the BT1 wheel nuts aren't available new

Are you 100% sure it's ex W.A Police?
Forum: Other Car Discussion 11-11-16, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 10,180
Posted By aus880
Restoring a VS BT1

Been restoring some VS BT1's for a while now and the cars have been to a few events so far.

Both cars are 5 litre, verified genuine ex HWP cars with history.
Forum: Western Australia 28-02-14, 15:22
Replies: 49
Views: 3,656
Posted By aus880
it looks like a Leb special, shocking colour,...

it looks like a Leb special, shocking colour, sports steering wheel and stupid bling wheels. Looks like it would have been a P plater special

you can pick up late model cars so cheap these days...
Forum: Western Australia 28-02-14, 07:48
Replies: 49
Views: 3,656
Posted By aus880
not worth 2500 maybe 1500 absolute tops

not worth 2500

maybe 1500 absolute tops
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 27-02-14, 18:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By aus880
so clearly there were way more than 5 made

so clearly there were way more than 5 made
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 27-02-14, 01:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By aus880
Unless someone worked in both the Adelaide and...

Unless someone worked in both the Adelaide and Melbourne plants over all shifts from 86-88 w/out taking annual leave and counted them while they did this then nobody will know the numbers.
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