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Model A Restorer’s Club of WA
Category Archives: Expeditions
After a leisurely breakfast at The Old Convent in Dalwalinu, the group travelled a very short distance indeed to the farm right next door. The owner of the farm (the sprightly, 80+ year-old Jim) proudly showed us his fantastic collection … Continue reading
Today we drove from Dongara to Dalwallinu. The weather wasn’t as hot as expected and most cars ran well with one exception – and that wasn’t mine (The Fowlers had manifold gasket and starter motor problems). We back-tracked eastwards out … Continue reading
A restful day in and around Dongara today. We started with the Dongara Museum, and then the helpful volunteer opened-up the old Russ Cottage for us just back over the bridge. (It’s a bit disturbing when lots of the stuff … Continue reading
A much longer today of 340km from Wongan Hills to Dongara. Things ran more smoothly for all the cars – no stopping for repairs. Our car did have a little period of loud back-firing, but enriching the fuel mixture a … Continue reading
Model A mid-west run, Day 1: Today was a short 200km run to Wongan Hills. I think it was about 30 degrees – and that is enough in a Model A. Six Model As, an FB Holden and a “modern” … Continue reading
Good morning The three of us arrived home on Monday 12.30pm safe and sound, only a flat tyre on Old Mort 30kms from Collie, apart from the normal oil leaks on a Model A both vehicles performed quite well. Both … Continue reading
Good evening Departed Balladonia for Coolgardie yesterday, only got a few kms down the road and the electrical gremlins popped up. Rang a mate Mick Williams an auto lecky instructed me how to fix the problem by disconnecting the amp … Continue reading
Hi All Since leaving Wirrulla on Wed made it to Nullabor Roadhouse for the night, then onto Madura for next stopover, no problems so far. Left Madura yesterday hoping to make Fraser Range, unfortunately there was a Roadtrain accident and … Continue reading
Hi All First of all we would to thank South Australia Model A club for a wonderful and very enjoyable 25th National rally and 90th year celebration. Gary Fischer and his committee deserve a lot of praise for their effort. … Continue reading