Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

LJ Torana Was a Show Car; Pride of Kirsten and Kacey San Fillipo

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

LJ Torana Was a Show Car; Pride of Kirsten and Kacey San Fillipo

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Tony

Martin

Photo editor

tony.martin@dailymercury.com.au

Make, model and year? It's a 1973 LJ Torana.

How long have you owned it? Ten years this year, I got it when I was 18.

Where have you been in it? Probably the furthest I've been is Mission Beach, up north.

What's your favourite memory of the car? When we used it as our wedding car, we got married in 2013.

What upgrades or work have you done to it? When we bought it from my dad's mate, it was a well-known show car up in Townsville. It had a 186 motor. My dad and I put a 3.8 litre V6 in it from a VR Commodore. It's also been painted in that time. Not much else has been done to it. I'd like to put a four -peed manual in it, at the moment it's an automatic.

Would you ever trade it in? …

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