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Web Outback
Jan 1, 2004
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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Sketches
Mar 27, 2004
Album was created 10 years 5 months ago and modified 3 years 5 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Highlands Heritage Steam & Vintage Fair
Album was created 3 years 6 months ago and modified 3 years 6 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Highlands Heritage Steam & Vintage Fair Grand Rally

The Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair caters to all steam traction engines, classic trucks, cars, bikes, military vehicles, tractors, vintage farm machinery, hot rods, oil engines and small heritage collections.

Album was created 3 years 6 months ago and modified 3 years 6 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Morgan Owner's Club Golden Muster

It’s official! A celebration of 50 years of the Morgan Owners’ Club of Australia will be held in Bathurst over 4 days, from Thursday 30th October through to Sunday 2nd November, 2008.

We will be calling on Morganeers throughout Australia and even internationally to gather at Bathurst to celebrate this Golden Anniversary and all that ownership of this wonderful marque encompasses.

Mark these dates in your diary. At the Muster in 2001, 130 Morgans gathered and this time we will be expecting even more of “The First and Last of the Real Sports Cars” present.

Why the Golden Muster? Because in 2008 it will be 50 years (the Golden Anniversary) since the establishment in 1958 of the Morgan Owners’ Club of Australia, affectionately known as MOCA. As everyone will know, MOCA was founded by the late Ken Ward and there is sadness knowing that he will not be there to head the celebration. However, we look forward to an esteemed group of Foundation Members and Life Members being present at the “top table” during the celebrations.

Why Bathurst? Firstly it has proved itself as a fine venue to convene a motoring enthusiasts gathering. We had our inaugural Muster there in 2001 and it was a tremendous success with 130 Morgans and close to 300 Morganeers present. We expect to attract participants from all states of Australia, also New Zealand, and possibly Canada and North America to the event, and Bathurst is a relatively central location in that respect. The city is well served with plenty of good quality accommodation and function venues and of course there is the famous Mt. Panorama circuit upon which we hope to run an event suitable for all Morgans.

Album was created 5 years 9 months ago and modified 5 years 9 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Model A Ford National Rally 2008

The Ford Model A was the second huge success for the Ford Motor Company, after its predecessor, the Model T. First produced on October 20, 1927, but not sold until December 2, it replaced the venerable Model T, which had been produced for 18 years. This new Model A (a previous model had used the Model A name back in 1903) was designated as a 1928 model and was available in four standard colors, but not black.

The successor to the Model A was the Model B which featured an updated 4-cylinder engine, and by the Model 18 which introduced Ford's new V8 engine.


Prices for the Model A ranged from US$385 for a roadster to $570 for the top-of-the-line Fordor. The engine was an L-head 4-cylinder with a displacement of 3.3 L. This engine gave the car 40 horsepower. Typical fuel consumption was between 25 and 30 mpg (U.S.) (8 to 12 kilometres per litre or 12-8 L/100 km using a Zenith one-barrel carburetor, with a top speed of around 65 mph (104 km/h). It had a 103.5 in (2629 mm) wheelbase with a gear ratio of 3.77:1. The transmission was a 3-speed sliding gear unit with a 1-speed reverse. The Model A had 4-wheel mechanical drum brakes.

The Model A came in a wide variety of styles: Coupe (Standard and Deluxe), Business Coupe, Sport Coupe, Roadster Coupe (Standard and Deluxe[[2]] ), Convertible Cabriolet, Convertible Sedan, Phaeton (Standard and Deluxe), Tudor (Standard and Deluxe [[3]]), Town Car, Fordor (2-window) (Standard and Deluxe), Fordor (3-window) (Standard and Deluxe), Victoria, Station Wagon, Taxicab, Truck, and Commercial.

The vehicle was the first Ford to use the then standard set of driver controls, with conventional brake and clutch pedals, throttle and gearshift; previous Ford models used controls that often perplexed the inexperienced driver. The Model A's fuel tank was located just behind the engine and elevated above the carburetor so the fuel flow did not require a fuel pump.In cooler climates the owners of a Ford Model A could purchase a cast iron unit to place over the exhaust manifold to bring heat from the warm radiator and manifold into the passenger side of the cab through the fire wall.

A small door could be opened or closed to adjust the amount of hot air entering the cab. In the summer, some people would take the cast iron adaptor off the manifold to keep the cab cooler. The windshield would also hinge out from the bottom to allow air to flow into the cab for cooling. Also this was the first car to have safety glass in the windshield.

When production ended in March, 1932, there were 4,849,340 Model A's made in all styles.

Album was created 6 years 4 months ago and modified 6 years 4 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Gilgandra Rural Museum
Album was created 6 years 10 months ago and modified 6 years 10 months ago
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Web Brindy Huts
Jan 1, 2004
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 7 years 2 months ago
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Web Bush Huts
Jan 1, 2004
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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Timber Cutters
Jan 1, 2004
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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Web Bushmen
Jan 1, 2004
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago
Peter Mann
 
Easter Vintage Car Rally at Millthorpe
Album was created 2 years 4 months ago and modified 2 years 4 months ago
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