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He befriended local Aborigines, learning their language and customs.At the age of 14, Wills was sent to England to attend Rugby School, where he became captain of its cricket team, and played an early version of rugby football.
To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below.Returning to Victoria in 1856, Wills achieved Australia-wide stardom as a cricketer, captaining the Victorian team to repeated victories in intercolonial matches.He played for, and was secretary of the Melbourne Cricket Club, but his larrikin streak and defections to other clubs strained their relationship. Harrison spearheaded the sport's development as captains, umpires and administrators.In 1858 he called for the formation of a "foot-ball club" with a "code of laws" to keep cricketers fit during winter. In 1861, at the height of his fame, Wills joined his father on an eight-month trek into the Queensland outback to establish a family property.After founding the Melbourne Football Club in 1859, Wills co-wrote the first laws of Australian rules football. Two weeks after their arrival, Wills' father and 18 others were murdered in the largest massacre of settlers by Aborigines in Australian history.This car is a superior example, in a desirable colour scheme. The car is located in Perth WA SOLD A very rare, Australian delivered DKW coupe. Sometimes described as an Italian Ford Escort RS1800, the FIAT 131 Abarth was purpose designed with help from Abarth and Bertone to contest the European Rally Championship through the late 70s and early 80s, successfully taking the title on 3 occasions. What would you pay for a replica Mk2 Escort RS1800 with forest guards, 5 speed gearbox, 16V engine with 200bhp tuning potential and recent local history / success? SOLD5.1-litre V8, dual port fuel injection, automatic with overdrive, Right Hand Drive, Targa top sunroof, radio/CD player, isolator switch, Recaro seats. Vehicle has been seldom driven, used for cruising and shows. Since purchasing the vehicle I have had the transmission fully overhauled with new worm channel fitted. In the 12 years of ownership I have no hesitation in saying the car would not have done 1000 miles. SOLDOriginal groovy 70's UK micro car related to the Reliant Scimitar. Recently sympathetically tidied, serviced & returned to the road on WA concessional licence - running & driving nicely.
Values of these last of the R107s have been steadily increasing in the past couple of years. Dash top has been replaced, new rubbers for doors, boot, soft top installed. The only non-original items are as follows: Period ROH Hotwire mags (14x7), Great complete car - on full WA license. Top of the line model, with pillarless construction. This car was restored some years ago and remains in excellent, original and correct condition throughout. This car is in superior condition, with exceptional paintwork and straight, rust-free body in a very attractive colour Pearl Grey Metallic, complimented by grey leather upholstery in beautiful condition. The vehicle has always been garaged, registered and regularly serviced and driven by its current owner for 20 years. Rare and original 19tii with round tail lights, original plates and handbook. Shock absorbers have been replaced with genuine, ordered from the States. Small jobs still to do include targa roof seal needed. Recent work included installation of new brake, suspension, steering & fuel system parts. An original & rare English period micro from a quality manufacturer - all the hard work is done & money spent. Price reduced to $3800 and now including a quantity of NOS parts and second hand parts in the package. Zetec motor, fully race prepared, 4 speed Quaife box, hi-spec front brakes, commodore rears, Konis, paddle clutch, 48mm throttle bodies and autronic computer. It was bought off Jim Gellan, well known in WA racing circles a year ago for $25,000. This is a most outstanding example that drives superbly. $80,000 Australian delivered, 2 owners from new, log books, 71,000 km, only 1 Victorian mature owner till 2010 when the car was purchased by me and transported to Perth. Interior is immaculate and original, not even a radio has been installed.
For other uses, see Geelong (disambiguation).) is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75 kilometres (47 mi) south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.
It is the second largest Victorian city, with an estimated urban population of 191,440 Geelong runs from the plains of Lara in the north to the rolling hills of Waurn Ponds to the south, with Corio Bay to the east and hills to the west.
All lights, chrome, etc, This car has been with the same owner for 48 years. In excellent mechanical condition, it drives very well. Several spare parts come with the car, including an air conditioning system, a windscreen and surround, grille surround, transmission and original steel wheels with hubcaps. Two previous owners clearly cherished this car as it remains in exceptional, unrestored condition in all respects. It drives beautifully, with exceptionally smooth gearchanges, good ride and strong brakes. New rear brake cylinders, new tail shaft centre bearing, re-balance shaft, gearbox rubber coupling and a new gearbox mount, new spark plugs, leads, rotor button, condenser, ignition coil, points, distributor cap. Colour is Cubanite Silver with Alpaca Grey Interior. Professionally serviced by Mercedes-Benz Canberra since initial purchase with certified log book. The car has also been fitted with a new radiator, mechanical and twin thermo fans. Australian delivered with just two owners and history. Features Ford Escort 1600cc engine with Weber DCOE 45 Carb and Ford Cortina gearbox. Alpine White in colour with Black leather interior, in immaculate, original & undamaged condition. Due to unforseen circumstances I need to sell the car. This 1500 5-speed goes like they should always have.
A factory RHD car delivered new in Australia when a Mercedes was an unusual car, this vehicle has been extensively restored. Lots of documentation dating back to the 1980s with the car, including the Data Card, showing its original colour scheme: 463 Copper Metallic main color, with 040 black hardtop, which the car still wears today. Never been fitted with engine mods, big wheels or spoilers, it is a pristine example of the first and most collectable RX7. I have fitted a Nostalgic AC System, this consists of Evaporator / Heater core, for four vents and defrost, that utilises the original air movement switches, extra holes cut by utilising a new blanking panel for where the old heater box pass through the fire wall, Sanden 508 Compressor, later M10 triple front pulley, dryer / pressure switch, front mounted condenser with a 10 thermo-fan that also activates with a variable temperature sensor in the radiator. SOLDFaithfull restoration includes paint, original ivory colour, full documented engine rebuild, carpets, seats (vinyl). It comes equipped with power steer, air conditioning and disc brake front end. A rare chance to own a beautiful and affordable Italian classic convertible. Newly installed front suspension kit from the UK with telescopic dampers and stronger top mountings. I have had the car for 2 years and the previous owner had it for 30 years. Original Factory extras fitted: Central locking, manual 2-way sunroof, power windows, rear headrests, headlight washer wipers, 'on-board' computer, overhead 'check instrumentation' panel, cassette holders & velour floor mats. Call for any further info on engine specs etc SOLDAfter 25 years with one owner it is time to let someone else have some fun. You cant go wrong with an asking price of $3 000ono. It is a wonderful and very special car to own and drive, turning heads wherever you take it, but I simply have too many toys.
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