Climb to the Eagle 2011

What better way to spend a perfect weekday spring morning than with a camera, friends and classic cars? The annual Climb to the Eagle has quickly become one of my favourite classic car events. It’s chilled, relaxed and provides a wonderful opportunity to get up close to some of Adelaide’s…

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MSCA Round 5 Supersprint 2011

I had a pretty busy day the other weekend at the MSCA Supersprint. It was billed as a bit of a test and tune day, a time to try out new things. I took my stock 1990 MX5 out to see what it would do, which turned out to be…

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Kuitpo Forest Rally 2011 – Scruitineering

So I went down tonight to check out scruitineering for the Kuitpo Forest Rally. The event is the fourth and final round of the South Australian Rally Championship, and it’s shaping up to be a cracker of an event. There are theoretically 5 guys who could walk away with a…

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Belair Road > Front yard variety

Thanks to reader Felix for the hot tip. I scooted over to this property on Belair road after work today and it didn’t disappoint. I’ve never seen such variety in a private house before. This Ferrari 328 GTS was still wearings its UK registration plates. The car cover indicates it…

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Glen Osmond Road – The 1600 you dream of

This is it, the 1600 you dream of finding. Completely unmolested and in original condition. Everything is there, one elderly owner. A well used time capsule. So the big question, what would you do with it? A grunter historic rally car? A tough street car? (please, no SR20). Or maybe…

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Morphett Street – Porsche 911T

I must be getting old. There was once a time, not too long ago, when my ideal Porsche was a caged hotrod ’73 Carrera RS replica. And whilst that’s still probably at the top of the list, a dead stock SWB or early LWB 911S or 911T on Fuches is…

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Track time – Tarmac rally 1974 Fiat 124 Coupe CC

The problem with most old Fiats is that they’re exactly that – old Fiat’s. They began their life as expensive statements of cutting edge Italian design, but in most cases the passage of time has not been kind to their expertly sculpted bodies. Victims of a communist regime, Fiat were…

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