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Event Coverage Valla Rod Run Pix, too tired, too much food

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by X38, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Just got back from a weekend at the Valla run, which is a week long event at the beach on the mid NSW coast. I just went for Friday, Sat and came home this morning. I hadn't been for about 9 years (it's in it's 33rd year) and it was good to catch up with some old mates - including FAT141 who was in good form. Unfortunately the weather wasn't the best this year, but at least it wasn't stinking hot either!

    Saturday morning most everyone fills the main street of the nearby town of Nambucca Heads for a show and shine and it was packed. I've included a pic of some of it. It really was hard to get clear shots. And no, I'm no great camera guy!

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  2. Some more...

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  3. Dirk35
    Joined: Mar 8, 2001
    Posts: 2,043


    Thanks for sharing.

    That yellow 34 Sedan is sweet! Any side shots, interior, or other pictures of it? How about of the yellow 48-53 F1?
  4. Some from the street.

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  5. More on the street.

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  6. I did the event shirt art for that one:
  7. More...

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  8. Few more.

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  9. Smooth Customs
    Joined: Apr 28, 2008
    Posts: 241

    Smooth Customs

    I have not been there for years, but was always a good run.
    Great to see the pictures
  10. Some in the camp ground...

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  11. Last ones, including the mandatory food shots. We cooked up everything, steak, chilli, breakfast etc on a little Webber.

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  12. Docco
    Joined: Mar 23, 2007
    Posts: 286

    from Ippy

    A few good cars, i might have to make the trip down next year!
  13. jimbob
    Joined: Jun 29, 2004
    Posts: 1,221


    That pale green A roadster does some miles, was at CHOPPED in Newstead last weekend. That has to be about 1800 klm's ????
  14. Jimbob, I had a chat with Mark, he said he drove up from Newstead, had a day at home, then headed north to Valla. BIG trip in 2 weekends!

    Steve, saw the shirts, never got one.
  15. Wicked Tin
    Joined: Oct 17, 2007
    Posts: 1,153

    Wicked Tin

    thanks for the pics!
  16. bonesy
    Joined: Aug 14, 2005
    Posts: 3,000


    That brown/ green A phaeton is perfect.
  17. flatoz
    Joined: May 11, 2003
    Posts: 3,193


    Thanks Tony,

    been once, but not with a car and only for the day. Hopefully one day I will get there , its on the list of runs to attend. I take it you went in the roadster?
  18. You guys sure have some nice looking iron over there, Thanks for posting.
  19. those are some great shots , looks like a great show and some badass rides all!
  20. great pics, makes me wish i was there.
  21. X38,how's your Sloper coming?
  22. so wheres the rat rods??????? :D
  23. You had to ask. Yes, there's one in every crowd, and only one this time!

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  24. Flatoz, I drove the roadster, it's in the shot of cars parked outside the pub, all the camping gear for 2 fit in the trunk - just.

    Bob, don't mention the sloper, it's slowly, slowly. But here are a couple of shots of a rodded one from the 70's. There were quite a few utes as well as you'd expect.

    I threw in a phone camera shot driving home on a miserable day past mile after mile of sugar cane. Tried to get a kangaroos crossing sign but the phone works too slow at highway speed and it came out blurry.

    There were some interesting flatties also, including this blown one. Sounded fantastic at speed!

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  25. Nice pics!
    Thanks mate
  26. OoltewahSpeedShop
    Joined: Oct 18, 2007
    Posts: 3,103


    Thanks for the pics.

    Whats the deal with the little fenders on the fenderless rods? Do they make you run them? Just looks kinda strange.

    Ooltewah speed Shop
  27. aussiesteve
    Joined: Jan 6, 2004
    Posts: 808


    Look at the license plate.
    PEEE UUU is right
  28. Deu55
    Joined: May 31, 2009
    Posts: 758


    thanx for pix,never been will have to get their,steve cool art work ....Rod
  29. Road rules in all states stipulate that all vehicles must have fenders. Depending on how/who looks after registration for hot rods in some states you can get away without them (I did for 10 years until I moved state), some states you can't. But the bottom line is you have to have them when you get your car inspected for registration in the first place.
  30. claymore
    Joined: Feb 21, 2009
    Posts: 896


    Nice job on the event coverage mate.

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