what was your first ute

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Bonk
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by Bonk » September 15th, 2011, 5:02 pm

99 Hilux.
3.0 diesel non-turbo :(
Great ute, though.

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by Mungrel » September 15th, 2011, 6:53 pm

Some great utes guys!

My first ute, and first V8 :D

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Cammed Ls1, exhaust, intake, stiffer sway bars, lowered suspension, short shift, twin plate clutch - the list goes on.

Currently a fancy garage ornament :cool:

Paz, those Datto utes are awesome as hey!
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by paz » September 16th, 2011, 8:22 am

Mungrel wrote:Paz, those Datto utes are awesome as hey!
She was a great little truckster.

Remember years ago wanted to go to Newcastle, return ticket on the bus was just over $40, i drove the datto over and back on less than $50 worth of fuel!

Paz

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by MattyDee » September 28th, 2011, 8:31 pm

First ute
-'94 RN105 Hilux...
-First car accident (who said a hilux is unbreakable)
-first engine rebuild (imported celica GT 22R)
-rebuilt the lux to this... Then swapped it for GQ
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2nd ute (current)
VW Amarok
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VeeDub Amarok 2.0BiTurbo intercooled

jimbo1967
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by jimbo1967 » November 5th, 2011, 6:36 am

HX Holden 202, 3 on the tree. I always did love the 3 seater bench seat. Back then the front bench seat was referred to as the C.O.D. seat; stands for 'Come Over Darling' i.e. 'Don't sit all the way over there love, move right over here next to me.' AAAAHHHH the memories.....

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by aussie pride » November 8th, 2011, 2:26 pm

suzuki lj50
gotta love australia!!

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by chippy1411 » November 16th, 2011, 9:07 pm

1980 Ford Courier, cost me $80 from the tip in early 07, was still registerd.. luckily. no chance it'd get over the pits, it was at the tip for a reason. put some decent 2nd hand rubber on it kept me goin till i started my apprenticeship, sold it for $1100!!!! to some dumb kiwi, best investment of my life so far.

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by y b normal » February 13th, 2012, 5:22 pm

first -98 ford courier 2wd
second- 2000 rodeo TD 4x4. nothing else matters now!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
get in, sit down, shut up....& hang on....

simplify... declutter... and go forth with purpose.

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by dan dog » February 13th, 2012, 9:11 pm

first ute- first car 1979 hz ground up rebuild. mild 253, m21 4 speed, way back in 1995 sold in 1997. last seen it on ebay about two year ago stripped sitting in a paddock for $1000. neally cried

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by LuxSurfer » February 14th, 2012, 12:04 am

Stock VE SV6
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by Tojo19 » March 6th, 2012, 10:34 pm

Well, after I my first ever a 100 series, um, I downgraded to a 1988 Toyota Land cruiser HJ75 bought for no more 2500 grand. And hopefully I will have "Mickeybull" on the road next week, so look out Nissan :lol:. I want to absolutely deck it out, winch, difflocks, uhf, VHF, HF radios, airbags in rear and coils up front , maybe in a couple I will spend the money and go independent suspension all around like the 150 prado and newer 100's.

To see my truck visit my shed, drinks on the house lol jokes
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by m6sports » March 7th, 2012, 4:30 am

A 2012 BT50 at the moment is stock as a rock if you don't include the tow bar

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dr chappo
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by dr chappo » April 2nd, 2012, 9:16 pm

My first was a Subaru 1800 - the series prior to the Brumby. She still goes - not much better than being able to put the boat in and out of the creek. More cancer than car - one day I'm gonna put my foot through the firewall when I press the brake!
2010 Colorado LTR - weekday worker
1991 Sierra softtop - weekend warrior

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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by kypreo » April 3rd, 2012, 11:12 am

my first car/ute is my 1996 hilux 2.8td
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Re: what was your first ute

Unread post by D3V1L » April 3rd, 2012, 11:30 am

my first ute

84 subaru brumby
FULL 2 door sti conversion so.....engine, gearbox, diffs, suspension, brakes, entire interior including dash :D

one fast car....

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