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flxible Clippers 28 Oct 2014 21:17 #150015

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theroadbossman,
Could not put these pics in the Historic Truck Chat Section
but you might like these,






Loosley. :) ;)
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Re: flxible Clippers 29 Oct 2014 07:35 #150016

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Great looking things
When coach building was coach building
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Re: flxible Clippers 29 Oct 2014 20:04 #150017

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Yep, best looking bus. Great music out the back, they sound fantastic on 'Haulin the Hume', you tube.
Passengers slipping on the oil leaks would be a PITA though! ;D ;D ;D
Ross
I'd rather have tools that I don't need, than not have the tools I do need.
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Re: flxible Clippers 29 Oct 2014 21:44 #150018

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The earliest Clippers built here were Leyland powered with a few Cummins JBS600. About 60 of the 131 built here were Deutz powered, F6L614 and F6L714. The leakers were 4-71 repowers later in their time with Pioneer. In more recent times some have been repowered with 4-71 or 6V53 during restoration.

More info here....

flxibleclipperclub.com.au/wp/
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Re: flxible Clippers 30 Oct 2014 07:31 #150019

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Here's one just listed on Gumtree in NSW. You'd wanna have deep pockets to fund the restoration but it'd be a magic thing to own.

www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/moss-vale/heavy-...e-clipper/1060370540
Some play hard to get
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Re: Flxible Clippers 30 Oct 2014 18:16 #150020

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Here are two of mine, copied across from the Events section. I have more up, but I am not finding them.
These are from the Sun.25.11.90 HCVC display at International Harvester, Dandenong.

Roderick B Smith
Rail News Victoria Editor





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Re: flxible Clippers 30 Oct 2014 18:57 #150021

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Roderick,
They are true elegance, thanks for putting them up - they are wonderful looking pieces of our past.
Thanks again
Bretto :)
Austral Tourmaster with 6V92T mechanical
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Re: flxible Clippers 30 Oct 2014 22:20 #150022

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Here's one just listed on Gumtree in NSW. You'd wanna have deep pockets to fund the restoration but it'd be a magic thing to own.

www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/moss-vale/heavy-...e-clipper/1060370540
Cunning, did you notice what was in the background in picture #3 in the gumtree ad?
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Re: flxible Clippers 31 Oct 2014 07:23 #150023

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Its all there for the taking other than the cost
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Re: flxible Clippers 31 Oct 2014 09:36 #150024

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Was that a v8 Deutz in the Flxible for sale :o
Austral Tourmaster with 6V92T mechanical
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