1923 Ford T-bucket

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Vehicle: 1923 Ford T-bucket

Engine: 305 small block Chevy

Transmission: 350 Turbo

Colour: Red and white

Name: Brian Harvey

From: Invercargill

When and why did you acquire it? I had one when I was a teenager and then I bought this one four years ago because I wanted another one

What is the vehicle’s history? It was built in Gisborne in 1987 by a young engineer

Have you altered it in any way? I have tidied it up

What’s it like to drive? It is very soft

What’s it worth? $17,000-$19,000

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Central Otago

Top speed? 100kmh

Best driving experience? On a track

Worst driving experience? Slow, inconsiderate drivers

What other vehicles of note have you owned? I have owned about 70 vehicles, including a 1956 F-100, 1946 Ford Jailbar truck, 1945 Ford Jailbar truck, Holden panel van, EH Holden panel van, HR panel van, HX panel van, Cooper S Minis

Best music to drive to? I like Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, The Breeze radio station

Describe your driving style: Cautious

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Late-model Corvette

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? 1937 Austin 7

Do you belong to any clubs? Southland Rodders

EVENT: Southland Rodders 50th anniversary, Saturday, December 30, 9.30am-11.30am, cars on display, Leven St car park (behind the Invercargill Public Library), gold coin donation. For more information go to http://www.southlandrodders.org.nz/

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