After growing up sitting in a car seat strapped into my Grandad's LH Torana Sedan, (which unfortunatley was stolen and written off when i was 13) I decided i would like to build a Torana of my own. After 12 months searching for a Torana Hatchback i finally found one for sale in Eaton WA that looked promising. After a couple of trips and having the car "sold" from under me...i eventually loaded up my 76 SL LX Hatchback onto a trailer and took her home at the end of 2014. The body looked average for its age and the car was complete with a 176 with a mild cam and 3 on the floor. My plan for the car is to build a SS replica, as i believe since it is not a genuine SS it leaves me a little room to do things to my own liking; a bit of freedom which i otherwise would not have if it were a genuine SS.
(On the Trailer home and after a good wash down)
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I am very new to the classic car scene and the mechanics of older cars in General. I was previously involved in WARC helping out the GTi Motorsport Team for a few years and developed a love for cars ever since. I built my own Turbocharged Suzuki GTi Street Drag Car with the team and after hours and lots of lessons learnt i am ready to do it all over again with this new project.
I plan to document my build, which will most likely be a slow process (unless i win the lottery), but am hopeful you enjoy following. As i am new to the "old school" cars i may ask stupid questions from time to time, so please bear with me knowing i will appreciate every response. It's great to have a forum of people all willing to help each other out with information, advice, time and support. A few of you (you know who you are) who have already helped me out, i appreciate your knowledge and advice with my project so far.
( A Few Photos of the car at first viewing)
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