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Nationals 2023 Clarendon Showgrounds NSW

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Hi everyone,
I went out today and met Pete Gough, and some new friends.

Here's a few images taken over the day. Good weather, and the showgrounds are a large space.

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Great photos! A few familiar cars from Queensland there
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Thanks for showing the photos. Glad the weather is on your side as been raining down here in VIC causing the cancellations of some events.
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I also attended the Nats.

A good collection of vehicles. Whilst not all were to my taste a lot of them were just outstanding.

A few photos of the day. Some may duplicate Mudgy's.

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This one is at least 10 years old as it was at Motorex in 2013

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Flames were popular

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A T bucket just yells Hot Rod!

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How could I not include a yellow vehicle?

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I like Rods from the 30's in 30's colours. Something about how it may of been in the day.

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This was drop dead gorgeous. Masses of work in it.

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Imagine sitting on top of this to drive?

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This!

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Enough for tonight. I have around 100 more to come.
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Not bedtime yet. Better keep going.

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I think this was forced induction row. The closest Bucket had a turbo Barra in it. Sort of didn't work with the intercooler in front of the grille.

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This colour just works for me.

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I loved this little number.

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There were a few cars with rear wheel spats. Interesting twist.

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Not sure if you can read this but it says made with spanners not chopsticks.

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The proportions of this didn't work for me.

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More.

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No idea what was under the bonnet but the wheels aren't me.

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I thought the bike in the back of the Ute was cool until I realised it was a push bike make to look old. Well done, sucked me in for a while.

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I don't think these size wire wheels work on a Rod and there were two fo them parked side by side?

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The Elco with two sets of pipes each side looked a bit odd.

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And more.

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I'm not a Ford person, but I would drive either of these two. I don't care what's under the bonnet, they just appeal.

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There were a few bikes there but not many.

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This guy had a little help under the bonnet.

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Finally you're thinking, the end!

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Navaro heads are quite rare in the States so a set out here is super rare.

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This dual cab missed the mark to me.

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Rat Fink above the front number plate is hard to spot but a fun tough.

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That's it. There were apparently over 700 vehicles there so this is less than 15% of them.
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Thanks for the pictures.
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To save you doing your heads in trying to work out what the stunning red and white vehicle with USA36A rego is, it's registered as a 1968 Red Ford Galaxy Convertible. The rego check shows it as modified. Very.
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Wow, big turn out then!
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zuffen wrote: Sun Apr 09, 2023 7:40 am To save you doing your heads in trying to work out what the stunning red and white vehicle with USA36A rego is, it's registered as a 1968 Red Ford Galaxy Convertible. The rego check shows it as modified. Very.
G'Day Rod, thanks for the extra photos mate.
I was checking out that boat tailed job.. the badge on the top of the grille said "AUBURN"

Certainly a few gadget vehicles out there.

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Thanks fellas for the pics 8)
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Mudgy,

I ran the rego number through Services NSW (you can check any number plate) and that's what it came up as.

I think the rear windows give away it isnt a production car. The fit just isn't quite right.

I'd say it's on the Galaxy chassis and is on full rego as a rebodied vehicle.
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Thanks for the pics guys, looks like a great turnout of different rods
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