Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Holden on to Memories

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Holden on to Memories

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Make, model and year? It's a 1983 Holden VH SLE.

What does this car mean to you? It means quite a lot, I inherited it from my brother when he passed away 10 years ago. He was going to do it up, so I finished the project and put some time into it, and it is what it is now.

How does it fit into your lifestyle? It's excellent. The kids jump in the back and we'll go for a Sunday cruise, they love it. The V8 rumble often puts them asleep.

Where have you been in it? Mainly just cruising around Mackay. It was pretty unreliable for a while, we kept breaking engines but we've toned it down now and got rid of the super charger... It hasn't got air-con so we don't go to far.

What is your favourite memory in the car? I got married recently and we used the car for the wedding. We did some burnouts for the wedding photos, so it was good. …

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