The QUINFO Blog

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Valerie Comes Home

    The acrylic paint has now been applied and polished and the car has been collected and taken home.
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  • Nov 14, 2018

    Cranky 31 - The Improved Model A

    Spotted recently at the Toodyay Car and Motorcycle Show, the quality of this car is out of this world. I got in touch with the owner Cranky, to get a bit of background on what makes this Model A Ford a real head turner. 
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  • Nov 10, 2018

    Persu’s Dreamliner

    This is the first car that was built completely under the principle of aerodynamic efficiency reaching a drag co-efficiency 0.22 in 1923.
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  • Nov 7, 2018

    Chrysler Valiant CM - Part 3

    Things are moving along nicely with the Valiant. The acrylic paint has been applied to the body, with just the sun visor and bonnet to go.
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  • Nov 6, 2018

    Chrysler Valiant CM - Part 2

    For those following the light makeover of the Valiant, we can report that it has now had minor repairs completed to the lower front guard.
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  • Nov 2, 2018

    Chrysler Valiant CM

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  • Oct 29, 2018

    Cammer - The Ford 427 SOHC Story

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  • Aug 13, 2018

    Blackwood

    Blackwood was the codename for the Ford Australia development program of the XD range, introduced in March 1979.
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  • Aug 12, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Number Plat...

    The XA GT-HO Phase 4 has worn a few sets of NSW number plates over the years. The very first set of number plates were issued by the Department of Motor Transport in Chullora NSW. Those number plates were black on yellow with BJG-126 on them.
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  • Aug 12, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The 1991 Engine...

    “When word got out the car was in the shop, we had all sorts of people dropping in to take a look, and turned them away for the owner’s sake”. We ran the engine in by driving it up the Bells Line of Road to Putty several times,” says Peter.
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  • Aug 12, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Restoration

    After owning the Phase IV for around nine months, 'The Dentist' decided to embark upon restoring it back to its factory specifications as much as possible.
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  • Aug 12, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Build Sheet

    I sourced a copy of the original Ford build sheet for the XA GT-HO, after a search for the original version in all the usual places they were placed when these cars were originally built proved to be fruitless.
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  • Jul 27, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Fourth Owne...

    The current owner of Australia's rarest muscle car is known as 'The Dentist' He has owned the car for over 33 years and has been the longest serving owner of the car.
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  • Jul 25, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Third Owner

    One of the best known stories related to the XA GT HO Phase 4 was that it was once owned by a ‘bricklayer’...
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  • Jul 15, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The Second Owne...

    Robert Lahood, better known as Bob, was a used car salesman and had a car yard on Parramatta Road that specialised in buying and selling muscle cars.
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  • Jul 15, 2018

    Is the race for driverless cars ove...

    With the virtual wind knocked out of my autonomous yacht's sails, I looked back to previous posts on our Facebook page about autonomos vehicles that had been well received. What was the difference, why the strong negative emotional response?
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  • Jul 6, 2018

    XA GT-HO Phase IV - The First Owner

    John Hemphill was the first official owner of the Phase IV and he was 50 years-old at the time. His name is credited in the Ford factory logbooks/owner’s manual.
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  • Jun 20, 2018

    1964 HOLDEN EH UTILITY LEFT HAND DR...

    This rare and original vehicle was built by (General Motors) Holden in 1964. The vehicle was made specifically left hand drive for export into the overseas market, either into the Phillipines or Hawaii.
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