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’96 (82?) Lasers now historic vehicles?

By Padoof 18 February 2013 31

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I was behind this car this morning; I’m not sure that a Ford Laser circa 1986 qualifies as an historic vehicle?

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saabman 8:29 am 19 Feb 13

Hey I saw that at a classic car display earlier in the year!

Fordlasers 8:02 am 19 Feb 13

Diggety said :

I thought 30+ years was ‘Classic’. Needed to be older for Historic, not sure exactly how long.

That is correct but there is no classic redgo so it goes under historic

Padoof 10:28 pm 18 Feb 13

Mr Padoof assures me that the *doof doof* was from the Abarth sighted later…getting my wee cars mixed up.
Photo and words submitted on Sunday; John Boy’s day of rest saw a day’s delay in publishing. Without any offence intended to be caused to owner, I still question a car a few years younger than my good self being “historic”…ouch!

Girt_Hindrance 9:06 pm 18 Feb 13

drfelonious said :

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

http://johnsarkis.hubpages.com/hub/The-Toyota-Camry

Poetix you may wish to revise your comment – if the Laser qualifies as historic, so does a 1982 Camry.

Earliest version I could find in Aus was 1983, and specifically from April…
http://www.goauto.com.au/mellor/mellor.nsf/carfamilytree?ReadForm&make=Toyota&model=Camry

Poetix, what’re you going to do with your next few months before someone calls “Shotgun!”?
Sorry, bad gag, I know…

poetix 7:53 pm 18 Feb 13

drfelonious said :

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

http://johnsarkis.hubpages.com/hub/The-Toyota-Camry

Poetix you may wish to revise your comment – if the Laser qualifies as historic, so does a 1982 Camry.

drfelonious said :

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

http://johnsarkis.hubpages.com/hub/The-Toyota-Camry

Poetix you may wish to revise your comment – if the Laser qualifies as historic, so does a 1982 Camry.

Shoot straight, you bastards!

Pork Hunt 7:45 pm 18 Feb 13

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

My RAAF annual shooting record would indicate that if I was chosen to pull the trigger, your life span would in fact be greatly enhanced…

bundah 7:11 pm 18 Feb 13

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

Historic: Motor vehicles manufactured from 1931 to vehicles which are 30 years of age inclusive. Oh dear this is looking very ominous Poetix as Toyota Camry’s first appeared in 1982.

farnarkler 7:02 pm 18 Feb 13

You beauty, time to bring out the Camira!!! I like it when the men with white coats come.

drfelonious 6:58 pm 18 Feb 13

poetix said :

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

http://johnsarkis.hubpages.com/hub/The-Toyota-Camry

Poetix you may wish to revise your comment – if the Laser qualifies as historic, so does a 1982 Camry.

poetix 6:37 pm 18 Feb 13

If I live to see the Toyota Camry of any year regarded as classic or historic could someone please take me out and shoot me?

Thanking you in anticipation.

Fordlasers 4:49 pm 18 Feb 13

Hi All Thanks Folks for the nice comments
As to PADOOF
#1
You need to get your facts right
As the for the car being in ACT this morning ! It has been parked in my shed since 5 pm yesterday (Sunday) So NOT TRUE
#2
This is an 11/81 Ford Laser S Model Apart from the headers (period modification ) I don’t think you will find a more original series 1 Laser around which meet all Classic/Historic requirements to be classed for historic rego
#3
As a member of a number of car clubs both NSW & ACT ,As long as the primary club the car is registered with is aware of the cars movements I meet all the rules& Regulations of the conditional rego. Which they where.
#4
As For a young man (Thank you)
I owned an 81 2 door laser when they where considered NEW
#5
As For the DOOF DOOF you heard Not sure where it was coming for but it was certainly NOT my Standard one speaker AM radio. That would not have enough lift to make an ANT jump

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