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Old Nov 9, 2010, 1:25 AM   #1
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Default Hunh!!: A long way from home

This might not seem unusual to you, but I certainly did a double-take when I saw it. We went to visit the transport museum at Inverell in rural northern New South Wales, and there among vintage sedans, t-model fords and buckboard trucks was this .....
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a lifeguard patrol vehicle from sunny California ..... and Inverell isn't even near an Aussie beach!

Must have been some salesman!

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Old Nov 10, 2010, 2:40 PM   #2
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I thought Venice Beach was in Florida?? Great shot for the challenge.

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Well, the windshield does have 'Superior Car Sales' on it. I bet the shipping charge was as much as the Jeep.

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Thanks for taking the time to comment Cal and Brian. I took it to be California in the first place because of the "Life Guard Patrol Ca" on the windscreen, Cal, then I googled and found that Venice Beach is the life guard headquarters in Los Angeles. Maybe there are two Venice Beaches?

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That is certainly one of the most unique traction set ups I have ever seen, Wonder if they still use an updated version? You are right it would have been a "can't kick the tires on this baby you'll have to take her out for a spin" type of sales job!
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Ive seen a few of the track conversions on pickups. Good for snow, and should work great in the desert or outback.

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Kind of reminding me of one of those transformer things LOL
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Reminds me very much about selling air-conditioners in Alaska. Don't know why.
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