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Old 16-03-05, 07:56
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Default Blitz's head to Corowa

The Yass blitz's hit the highway tomorow for Corowa, about a 6 hour trip.Friday Saterday we will catch up with everyone and also watch the carrier parade. Sunday we will be packing up ready to head into the mountains for a few days camping.Emma is packing the rations, tim tams and vegemite while I service the blitz.The weathwer has cooled off which will make the trip a lot easier.
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Old 16-03-05, 11:37
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Default Re: Blitz's head to Corowa

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The Yass blitz's hit the highway tomorow for Corowa, about a 6 hour trip.Friday Saterday we will catch up with everyone and also watch
Best of luck, Max.
Hope the trip goes well. Should be a great event. Is brother John escorting with the Harley?

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Old 16-03-05, 12:26
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Best of luck, Max.
Hope the trip goes well. Should be a great event. Is brother John escorting with the Harley?

Richard
Richard,John went to Corowa last Tuesday driving the ford ute with the harly in the back.He said he had a good run except when he ran into a small plague of locust and blocked up the radiator and the old ute ran hot.Max
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Old 16-03-05, 13:41
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You boys have fun and stay out of trouble, y'hear? Look forward to hearing the stories when you're back!
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Old 16-03-05, 22:21
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You boys have fun and stay out of trouble, y'hear? Look forward to hearing the stories when you're back!
Geoff, it's not me you gotta worry about it's them others, by the way we have a spare seat if you can make it.
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Old 16-03-05, 23:21
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Default Corowa and other stuff

I looked up Corowa and it's not even listed in my old atlas. Found Yass in NSW. Six hours by carrier!!!

Would y'all believe that I took a telephone call last night from....Max himself!

The message was similar to what he posted above, but he has a relative living not an hour away from me. Max gave me the phone number, so I'll have to ring them up and say hello.

When I answered the phone, I exclaimed, upon hearing the Oz accent, "Hi, Keith"...guess I won't live that one down for a while.

Cheers and good luck en voyage to Corowa.
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Old 21-03-05, 06:34
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Default Corowa frying pan

For some reason Max's daughter Emma has it in for me, well, I'm one of many - here's a shot Max took... note the frying pan.
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Old 21-03-05, 22:05
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For some reason Max's daughter Emma has it in for me, well, I'm one of many - here's a shot Max took... note the frying pan.
Would that be the Wee Emma Lass wielding the frying pan and navigating the runover? I'm much impressed, all women should be so blessed with such fine, fine versatile tools as the frying pan AND CMP!

I guess I need not tutor the art of wielding a frying pan to this impressive Lassie ... (you GO girl! Knock 'em dead and make 'em behave!)

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Old 21-03-05, 22:15
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Default Coup de grace

Not only that, after running me over, she hit me again!

(I got better though)
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Old 21-03-05, 22:32
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Not only that, after running me over, she hit me again!

(I got better though)
Ah EMMA ... you made my day and I heartily envy you the pleasure you must have felt. Right on! Get him again for me until I can come visiting! Thank you
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Old 21-03-05, 23:30
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Default Max's Blitz

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- here's a shot Max took...

Hey Max,

Just been looking at the size of the tyres on your Blitz, no wonder it took you 6 hours to get there, she must have been revving her nuts off

7.50-16 if I'm not mistaken.

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Old 22-03-05, 01:47
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Default That's tickets

Max was driving the F15A with 20" wheels. He had some fuel problems which were ironed out early.

The Yass people are on their high country trip at the moment.
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Old 22-03-05, 02:54
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I just have to say once again how very much I like the frying pan touch Brilliant photo!

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Old 22-03-05, 03:22
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I just have to say once again how very much I like the frying pan touch Brilliant photo!

Ma
You may like it but you weren't the one on the ground feeling the "touch" of the frying pan!
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Old 22-03-05, 03:38
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You may like it but you weren't the one on the ground feeling the "touch" of the frying pan!
Thats part of what I enjoy about being the one with the frying pan.
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Old 26-03-05, 00:43
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Default we made it

The blitz's made it home through the high country, but Mark had a spot of trouble with his old truck. he is organising a recovery trip. Two days from home we had to change a water pump on the Ford, but we didn't get a very good seal and it was leking fairly badly. for a start we would only get 7 or 8 miles and have to top it up and then it improved to about 12 miles so we found the best method was to lean over through the manhole lift the bonnet and fill her up on the go, this method was best achieved going up hil whilst going slow and you should have seen the look on one fellow coming the other way whilst I was leaning over filiing her up. We are all a little bit tired now after this adventure and I must go and unpack now and bring in the washing.

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Old 26-03-05, 01:04
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Default What an adventure!

I really wanted to go - glad you had a good time - obviously you took the precaution of taking a spare pump. Was it the left one?

And what happened to Russell's Tojo?
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Old 26-03-05, 01:16
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And what happened to Russell's Tojo?
I really wish you guys would speak English occasionally....
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Old 26-03-05, 01:20
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I really wanted to go - glad you had a good time - obviously you took the precaution of taking a spare pump. Was it the left one?

And what happened to Russell's Tojo?
IT WENT BANG and it BROKE
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Old 26-03-05, 01:52
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The truck got badly wounded, so we put a bandaid on to try and fix it. Still waiting for its wounds to heal
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Old 26-03-05, 02:17
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...an all-Aussie adventure for Russ...

Hope the band-aid helped. At least the drop bears : kept out of sight.
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Old 26-03-05, 02:39
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How did I know Vegemite would come into this?? Yer all NUTS. Bluidy hell.

PS: AND SPEAK ENLGISH!!!!
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Old 26-03-05, 03:09
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Default Here they come

A picture of the three blitzs and no Tojo, driving through the Wonnangatta Vally
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Old 26-03-05, 06:57
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Default Tojo Buggerem up

The photo as shown of the broken Tojo actually details the wrong part. The gearbox is fine and the band aid was not really required at this point.
But me bloody crankshaft can now spin in opposite directions from the front to the rear. I must say that Max was driving the Tojo only minutes before the explosion. Not that I am blamin him for being a little rough it was just time for this vital part to fly apart.
Any way on the way home I got to co pilot a Blitz for 5 days with Max. Max is now the owner of a very polished gear set.

OLD TWUKS at the Hedges.
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Old 26-03-05, 08:08
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The photo as shown of the broken Tojo actually details the wrong part. The gearbox is fine and the band aid was not really required at this point.
But me bloody crankshaft can now spin in opposite directions from the front to the rear. I must say that Max was driving the Tojo only minutes before the explosion. Not that I am blamin him for being a little rough it was just time for this vital part to fly apart.
Any way on the way home I got to co pilot a Blitz for 5 days with Max. Max is now the owner of a very polished gear set.

OLD TWUKS at the Hedges.
I can understand how you can polish a set of gears, but how did you manage to polish the crankshaft?

Sounds very special to be able to turn both ways at once but not very productive in the horsepower department.

Could it have been sabotage at the factory? Perhaps it was uncomfortable with all those allied vehicles around.

Sounds like you might have to put that bit out to pasture to become suitabwy wusty.
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Old 26-03-05, 10:32
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Default Gun Tractor Buggerem UP

Hey Keefie I have just driven your gun twacta over to the loading ramp at Maxs place. Put me foot down to stop and rolled all the way to the Yass River. We pulled it out with the farm tractor but the engine gota mouth full of Carp.
Max has another front shell to replace your one that is stilll stuck in the Willow Tree.


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Old 26-03-05, 12:29
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Just as long as long as the gears didn't get a polishing.

The missing brake line is in my shed.
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Old 27-03-05, 00:38
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Three Blitzs driving in the Wonnangatta Vally with not Tojo
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Ah EMMA ... you made my day and I heartily envy you the pleasure you must have felt. Right on! Get him again for me until I can come visiting! Thank you
Not only did l get Keefy, l got Tony to. But l got him with a camp oven lid instead of a frying pan.
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Old 31-03-05, 18:29
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Ooh, ooh, and did'nt my face swell up after you swung that oven lid!
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