Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Valiant Effort Restoring Car

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Valiant Effort Restoring Car

Article excerpt

Make, model and year? It's a 1971 VG Valiant Coupe.

What's this car mean to you? It's good to have it restored and it's just a good old classic car.

How's it fit into your lifestyle? With me good, but for the wife and kids not real good.

Where have you been in it? Just locally around Mackay, the car's only just been rebuilt so it hasn't been on the road long. So we just go for a cruise around the place and I've taken it to a few local car shows.

What's your favourite memory with the car? The day it got fired up. I was out of town and Jeff Fussell sent me a video on the night they fired it up so that was pretty exciting, to actually see it running.

Have you had any challenges? Just finding spare parts for it. That's the hard part because they are getting pretty rare. …

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