A.I.R Adelaide 1970's nostalgia pics

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We have fixed many of the missing picture links in this thread for those that have not seen them worth a look back through!
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Jeff & Helma During 76 Nats

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Jeff During's Green Hornet

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Allan Hussey / Ross Melish

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I realise its a long time since anyone posted in this thread but I finally found these after looking for them for the past 2 years.

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Fantastic pictures. I wonder where they are now.
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Great pics.
Do you have any more??
Thanks for posting them.

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Ah Nostalgia !! Thanks for finding them and posting. :D Steve.
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Fantastic. Only the second pic of the "Revival" humpy that I've seen and what about the push bar!! These are early days - "Leprechaun" Monaro without the Lenco levers in the mural. We used to hitch hike to AIR for Sunday meetings through winter and Ken Virgin's VW was always there. Great stuff keep on posting.
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Great photo's.
A rare photo of Taboo the little Datsun 1000 running a 289 in its early days.
Was owned by Greg Bodycomb from Vic.
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Thanks Barney for posting Awesome
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A few early AIR pics thanks to Larry Kavanagh

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The old "Leprechaun" is still racing in Qld. It became well known as the Smith and Ware pink Monaro racing in the super stock wars of the 80's, I saw it racing a couple of years ago at Benaraby and was told it is still the old D'allessandro car.
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Thanks to all. So I guess 'Revival' is not the same car as 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'. Looks a little like the Warren Armour chop. Taboo was a tough little car. Leprechaun, what can you say? The SA Pro Stock gang were magic.
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Great pics. The owner of the Vette was John White. He ran a 55 shoe box with the same name for some years before hand. Also raced a very cool yellow Z28 Camaro. He had a speed shop in Brisbane and was a serious engine builder. When handicapping began the Vette was sold to a guy in N.Q. who I think was Joe De Maria. It was eventually written off in a roll-over.

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