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Re: Cars

Postby mighty_tiger_79 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:55 pm

The ABC 891, asked me a few questions in the Colonnades Carpark this arvo. They were out and about getting a feel for the publics thoughts. For the main, noone is really shocked.
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Re: Cars

Postby Booney » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:18 am

mighty_tiger_79 wrote:The ABC 891, asked me a few questions in the Colonnades Carpark this arvo. They were out and about getting a feel for the publics thoughts. For the main, noone is really shocked.


They haven't been a "Holden" since the closure of the Elizabeth plant, they're as much a Holden as the Commodore with a Chevy badge on it is a Chevrolet.
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Re: Cars

Postby tigerpie » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:44 am

Holden should've bought GM out in the 70's.
Had its own engine plants, design team etc.
Id like to know what the financial arrangements were in regard to money sent to the US.
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Re: Cars

Postby Jim05 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:48 am

tigerpie wrote:Holden should've bought GM out in the 70's.
Had its own engine plants, design team etc.
Id like to know what the financial arrangements were in regard to money sent to the US.

Doubt anything would have saved them.
Production costs are way too high in this country
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Re: Cars

Postby Bandit » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:49 pm

Jim05 wrote:
tigerpie wrote:Holden should've bought GM out in the 70's.
Had its own engine plants, design team etc.
Id like to know what the financial arrangements were in regard to money sent to the US.

Doubt anything would have saved them.
Production costs are way too high in this country

Yet the factory workers continued to strike for better wages (all companies not just holden) shot themselves in the foot there.
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Re: Cars

Postby gadj1976 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:26 pm

Jim05 wrote:
tigerpie wrote:Holden should've bought GM out in the 70's.
Had its own engine plants, design team etc.
Id like to know what the financial arrangements were in regard to money sent to the US.

Doubt anything would have saved them.
Production costs are way too high in this country


Yeh, combination of unions driving wages up and tariffs on imported cars being removed in the 80s or 90s made it impossible to stay competitive.
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Re: Cars

Postby Bandit » Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:34 pm

If you like footy, and you like cars, and you like Port (probably just Booney reading by now) then checkout Charlie Dixons youtube channel.
The F100 build shows a different side to the bloke. Doesnt pretend to know it all, just documenting the process and having fun.
Some highlights were the dog shitting in the back of his ute and Dixon cutting sick at himself when he missed a gear change drag racing his monaro. He's pretty into it thats for sure.
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Re: Cars

Postby Booney » Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:36 pm

Bandit wrote:If you like footy, and you like cars, and you like Port (probably just Booney reading by now) then checkout Charlie Dixons youtube channel.
The F100 build shows a different side to the bloke. Doesnt pretend to know it all, just documenting the process and having fun.
Some highlights were the dog shitting in the back of his ute and Dixon cutting sick at himself when he missed a gear change drag racing his monaro. He's pretty into it thats for sure.


Haha!

Yeah, big Charlie loves his cars, his old man has a couple of nice ones and the "Effy" will be a ripper when it's done.
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Re: Cars

Postby Bandit » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:02 pm

Booney wrote:
Bandit wrote:If you like footy, and you like cars, and you like Port (probably just Booney reading by now) then checkout Charlie Dixons youtube channel.
The F100 build shows a different side to the bloke. Doesnt pretend to know it all, just documenting the process and having fun.
Some highlights were the dog shitting in the back of his ute and Dixon cutting sick at himself when he missed a gear change drag racing his monaro. He's pretty into it thats for sure.


Haha!

Yeah, big Charlie loves his cars, his old man has a couple of nice ones and the "Effy" will be a ripper when it's done.

Latest video with Wines and Clurey at the bend had me cringing as Wines was searching for 3rd in the monaro, if you cant find em grind em!
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Re: Cars

Postby Spargo » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:19 pm

Bandit wrote:
Booney wrote:
Bandit wrote:If you like footy, and you like cars, and you like Port (probably just Booney reading by now) then checkout Charlie Dixons youtube channel.
The F100 build shows a different side to the bloke. Doesnt pretend to know it all, just documenting the process and having fun.
Some highlights were the dog shitting in the back of his ute and Dixon cutting sick at himself when he missed a gear change drag racing his monaro. He's pretty into it thats for sure.


Haha!

Yeah, big Charlie loves his cars, his old man has a couple of nice ones and the "Effy" will be a ripper when it's done.

Latest video with Wines and Clurey at the bend had me cringing as Wines was searching for 3rd in the monaro, if you cant find em grind em!

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Re: Cars

Postby Booney » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:53 am

Bandit wrote:
Booney wrote:
Bandit wrote:If you like footy, and you like cars, and you like Port (probably just Booney reading by now) then checkout Charlie Dixons youtube channel.
The F100 build shows a different side to the bloke. Doesnt pretend to know it all, just documenting the process and having fun.
Some highlights were the dog shitting in the back of his ute and Dixon cutting sick at himself when he missed a gear change drag racing his monaro. He's pretty into it thats for sure.


Haha!

Yeah, big Charlie loves his cars, his old man has a couple of nice ones and the "Effy" will be a ripper when it's done.

Latest video with Wines and Clurey at the bend had me cringing as Wines was searching for 3rd in the monaro, if you cant find em grind em!


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Re: Cars

Postby Booney » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:53 am

Spargo wrote:Kane doesn’t approve.


Can't say I'm a fan of the activity for blokes we're paying 600k a year.
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