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41  General / FE-FC Holden Nationals / Re: Surferboy & Cathys .. NOT another Nats Diary on: April 26, 2022, 07:12:44 PM
I love the giant Cornishware with the matching Cornishware Holden Cheesy
42  General / FE-FC Holden Nationals / Re: How long is a piece of string ? on: November 23, 2021, 07:05:50 PM
We are planning to hold the event in Broken Hill in 2023, as announced late last year. We cannot know the future, but we do expect a post-Covid normal will have well and truly settled by then.
43  General / General Board / Re: Commemorative Badge on: November 22, 2021, 06:27:18 PM
Okay, that's probably long enough to allow for postage, and I've seen a few images posted on Facebook already anyhow.

Here is the commemorative Grille Badge:

And here it is next to Christmas Card:

The inside of the card:

..and finally the back:

44  General / General Board / Re: Commemorative Badge on: November 16, 2021, 10:56:22 PM
Well, I heard that a member up on the far north coast received his yesterday, so probably not quite that long.  Grin
45  General / General Board / Re: Commemorative Badge on: November 16, 2021, 08:45:17 PM
Hi all, I'll post a photo once Australia Post has had sufficient time to get them out to all our club members.

Don't want to spoil the surprise for those yet to receive it.
46  General / General Board / Re: Commemorative Badge on: November 15, 2021, 07:54:34 PM
The design is bigger than the old grille badge, which didn't quite fit comfortably in an FC grille, but worked well with the thinner gaps of an FE grille. This one is big enough that it should be able to be affixed to either model with ease.

I'd like to thank Alex for his awesome artwork on the card that accompanies the badge. We're very lucky to have such a talented artist to call on for this kind of thing.

47  General / General Board / Re: Going Country? on: November 04, 2021, 01:19:26 AM
Thanks everyone for the additional info. I was right about it being the car from Grey Pride, but that's about it  Roll Eyes
48  General / General Board / Re: Going Country? on: November 03, 2021, 07:38:10 PM
I am 100% sure it's the same FC featured on the promo of Julia Zemiro's "Home Delivery"

Which makes me wonder if the ABC have acquired it along the way, or have an arrangement with its owner. If the latter, it's a very accommodating arrangement, because Justine Clark was driving it around the gravel roads of Silverton last night Grin

Anyway, I noticed last night it has an FB or EK bonnet mascot, which makes me suspect it might be a car we saw turn up at Grey Pride once. I have an idea the owner joined the NSW club, but only briefly. It didn't have the number plates then it has now, which are notably unusual in that they are original style plates, but don't start with a "B", so not original for an FC.

I have a photo of that car from Grey Pride somewhere...

49  General / General Board / Re: Happy Belated Birthday to the Forum! 20 Years and still going strong on: October 23, 2021, 07:48:43 PM
I'd forgotten all about that photo! Thanks for digging it up, Alex
50  General / General Board / Happy Belated Birthday to the Forum! 20 Years and still going strong on: October 04, 2021, 01:29:43 PM
This forum was launched on 31 August 2001.

Phil Gray (an FE owner and former member of the FE-FC Holden Car Club of NSW), had a bulletin board running on the web space his ISP provided that had a small amount of traffic. He and I agreed it should be migrated to the fefcholden.org.au domain, and converted the existing posts to YaBB, and subsequently moved from YaBB to SMF. I can't even remember what the platform was that Phil was using, but if you look at the oldest pages on the boards, you'll see these ancient threads, and yet still recognise some familiar names.

It has been - and continues to be - an amazing resource for FE-FC Enthusiasts everywhere.

After 20 years, at current count, we have:

27,679 Threads
177,144 Posts
3,290 Members

.. which by anyone's reckoning is a massive collection of knowledge, artefacts, histories of restos and rebuilds, events and much more.

Whilst social media has come along and taken over the role of many bulletin boards, they still have a useful place. You simply do not find the camaraderie, willingness to assist strangers, and making of long-term friends on Facebook like we have here. Maybe part of that is that the forum has grown through the clubs that fund it, but it is also much more a community, and those that have posted - in many cases thousands of times over the years - have given freely of their knowledge to assist their fellow enthusiast.

Long may it continue!
51  General / General Board / FE-FC Holden Car Club of NSW 40th Birthday on: October 04, 2021, 01:02:37 PM

30 September 2021 is our 40th Birthday.

The FE-FC Holden Car Club of NSW was formed on this day in 1981.

Thank you to members past and present for being part of our great organisation. We wouldn't be who we are without you.
52  Technical Board / General Technical / Re: timing gear on: September 14, 2021, 06:42:38 PM

I believe the NSW Club still have couple of steel ones in the merch store. If it's not super-urgent, once things re-open we should be able to check and work something out to get it to you.
53  General / FE-FC Holden Nationals / Re: Surferboys (NOT the 2020 (or the 2022) ) Nats diary on: September 02, 2021, 09:44:15 PM
Wow SB, some cracking photos there. Over here in the plague states we are SO JEALOUS.

Look forward to seeing your continuing travels.

54  General / General Board / Re: ACT Club changes its name on: August 01, 2021, 02:10:55 PM
Contacts page updated.
55  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:08:39 PM
Tasmanian Club
Classic Holden Car Club Tasmania 1948 - 1980
Postal Address .. PO Box 635 Glenorchy TAS 7010
Phone  0418122615
email - bill@cunic.com.au
Open to all Holden Enthusiasts
Monthly Meeting - Last Tuesday of the month at Shannons Showroom Argyle Street Hobart start 7.30
President Rod Daley
Secretary Barry Grundy
56  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:08:19 PM
ACT Club
Canberra Classic Holden Club Incorporated
PO Box 867, Civic Square ACT 2608
Website: http://www.oldgmh.org.au
Email: committee@oldgmh.org.au

Club Meetings - 8pm 2nd Thursday of the Month, Canberra Deakin Football Club, Grose Street Deakin
Our club welcomes all Holden enthusiasts, whether your Holden is an original daily driver, restored show car, modified street machine or modern classic.
57  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:07:28 PM
WA Club

The FE-FC Holden Car Club of WA (inc)
Shannons Insurance
152 Burswood Rd
entry through rear door

P.O. Box 619
Victoria Park
WA 6979

Email............... wa@fefcholden.org.au
Website........... http://fefcholden.org.au/wa
Phone.............. 0450 396 939
FaceBook......... https://www.facebook.com/fefc.holden.club.wa
All FE & FC enthusiasts welcome, we also welcome all FB & EK enthusiasts
58  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:06:59 PM
QLD Club
President - Ron Cook  0427 137 909
Treasurer - Greg Pritchard 0438 477 083
Meetings - 1st Wednesday of the Month at the Colmslie Services Club in Morningside, Brisbane
Website - http://fefcholden.org.au/qld
59  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:06:38 PM
SA Club
Meetings - 4th Tuesday of the Month (no meeting in December), 7.30pm Shannons Insurance 863-865 South Road, Clarence Gardens SA 5039
Call Us - Paul Roberts on 0404 900 849
Web - http://www.fefcholden.org.au/sa/
email - sa.committee@fefcholden.org.au
Postal Address
FE-FC Holden Car Club of S.A.
P.O. Box 74, BLACKFOREST SA 5035
60  General / General Board / Re: FE-FC Club Contact Details on: August 01, 2021, 02:06:17 PM
Vic Club

Email committee@fefcholdenvic.org.au
Website : http://www.fefcholdenvic.org.au
Meeting Venue: the Mulgrave Country Club, Cnr Wellington & Jells Road Mulgrave
     held Second Tuesday of every month (except January) at 8.00 pm.
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