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Chevrolet C10 Pickup

 

Name: Doug Arthur

From: Invercargill

When and why did you acquire it? I had seen it on Trade Me three-and-a-half years ago and told my wife. She replied, ‘please yourself’, so when she returned from work the next day I told her I was away to Auckland to pick it up as I pleased myself

What is the vehicle’s history? I’m the second New Zealand owner, and it’s had two American owners from new

Have you altered it in any way? No, just drive it – it’s my daily driver

What’s it like to drive? A truck, so don’t get in my way

What’s it worth? 28ish

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Any road that does not have tourists on them

Top speed? 100kms in 3 seconds LOL

Best driving experience? Cruising with mates

Worst driving experience? Heading to Queenstown

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Chevs, Fords, Holdens, etc

Best music to drive to? Anything with a good beat

Describe your driving style: Different in the truck from my car

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a… ? Funny Car at the drags

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? Standard 10 ute when I was 12

Do you belong to any clubs? Street Machines Southland

Event: Street Machines Southland monthly summer run on the second Friday of the month. The next run will be held on Friday, January 11. Meet at Choppa’s Tyres, 144 Spey St, at 7pm before the vehicle run at 7.30pm. All classic American and Australian muscle cars are welcome.

Engine: 350

Transmission: 350 turbo

Colour: Black

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