The purpose of this Blog

This blog is to detail my 43 years (1973 - 2016) with a 1928 Chevrolet tourer, affectionately called "The Red Chev".

The acquisition, restoration, improvements and my experiences over the years are covered in as much detail as I can remember.

Some of the later postings include car club outings and other vintage car items that I hope will be of interest to people.

If you have the time, scroll back to where it all began in 1973 and follow the journey so far.

Thanks for dropping by.

Regards Ray Dean


See my new section "The Red Chev - Repairs, Improvements, Maintenance and Technical Details" located on the left hand side of the screen.




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Saturday, April 9, 2016

2016 Picnic in the Park - Scoresby

Great event today with the Federation Scoresby Picnic


The numbers may have been down a little on last year, but all attending appeared to have a good day out, and the mix of cars catered for all motoring tastes.

From a Veteran T model Ford right up to the latest Mustang.

With the venue being the National Steam Centre there was the added bonus of viewing both static and working steam engines and vehicles from a long gone era.

Well done to the  Dandenong Valley Historic Car Club http://www.dvhcc.com.au/ who ran the event.

Not forgetting the Cars, the Tractors, the Machines, and of course the people who made the event an outing not to be missed on the car enthusiast calendar.







With the theme of the event being the Changing Face of Ford in Australia, here are a few examples of some nice Blue Oval badged cars







Not to be outdone, a few nice Chevs were also on display
 









There was a good mix of classic and post classic cars also
 




Some really nice tractors



The nippers enjoyed the Baby Animal Zoo


But to me, the attraction will always be the Vintage cars


 

See you there next year!



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