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Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by hqmon on Tue 28 Feb 2012, 11:09 pm

Hi guys,
finally found the pics of where the restoration of Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck. These were taken at the 2008 Tasmanian Truck show. At that time they were still trying to track down the actual body that covered the jet engine. Not sure if they have located it.
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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by tezza43 on Wed 29 Feb 2012, 8:00 am

Good news - let's hope they can locate the original cover and wing. If not I suppose it wouldn't be too difficult to duplicate it again? Here's a link to the story of this truck, with pics:
http://hotrod.gregwapling.com/land-speed-racing-australia/land-speed-racing-australia-waltzing-matilda.html

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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by allan on Thu 01 Mar 2012, 8:40 am

hope one day it can be restored back.
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Post by aussie muscle on Fri 23 Mar 2012, 1:52 pm

allan i agree with you
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Post by earlymodelkits.com.au on Sun 14 Apr 2013, 8:29 am

yes, this Truck was ahead of its time, hope it can be redone,

http://youtu.be/ld7RkTlI4Ac

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Post by sprint347dave on Tue 27 May 2014, 9:12 pm

blast from the past,,,i think i have found my next scrap steel build,,, Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck,,will look good with the rest of the trucks.

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Post by red T on Wed 28 May 2014, 1:19 am

hi guys been up close and personal with this truck in the days of matildas would love to do a model of each rolls Royce jet cat diesel 5x2 speed box been out of modelling for about 10 years hope to get back at it soon and some bad news the rear panel work of matildas was ran over by an excavator and buried                    
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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by bennyg on Wed 28 May 2014, 11:42 am

I'm sure someone has modelled it before. I vaguely remember it in an early truckin life in the model section. Cheers.

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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by hqmon on Wed 28 May 2014, 6:46 pm

Michael Hunt made a model of Matilda back in the  80's. I do have some photos of it, was also featured in Trucking Life as Ben stated.

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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by hqmon on Wed 28 May 2014, 6:52 pm

The photos I posted earlier of  it to be restored. Some parts of it are correct, however it is not the correct one. It used a longer chassis, which however is in the Stephens fleet with a flat tray on it. I read on  the forum somewhere that there is an easier way to pot photos on here rather that going through photo bucket but not sure who posted it and how it is done.

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Post by allan on Wed 28 May 2014, 7:21 pm

It was DeeCee put up a how to.
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Post by Deaf as on Wed 28 May 2014, 7:48 pm

If you go to the Members Bar then to Good day or bad and go to page 21 you can find where DeeCee has set it out step by step using the gizmo on this forum - heaps easy!
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Re: Waltzing Matilda Drag Truck Being restored.

Post by cruiseliner on Fri 30 May 2014, 8:43 am

Remember watching her in action when i was a kid.
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