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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:59 pm 
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Some good memories there.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:48 pm 
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Hi "Nismoborn",

What is your name?

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Hi there Nismoborn, Derek here. Remember me? I'm sure I'll remember you if you'll give us your name. I'm in the process of trying to reconstruct my early motorsport days so would love to chat with you. I recently reconnected with Trevor in space parts, I reckon you'll remember him. Good times!

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Hi All, new to the group, just found this old thread. I was lucky enough to have done my motor mechanic apprenticeship for nissan motor company australia at the company service garage in sturt street south melbourne. Incorperated in the garage was the rally team. At the time they were a very busy group of guys, myself and fellow apprentice were lucky enough to be enlisted as, what they called "Gofers" which meant , go get this, go clean that up etc. Being in such close quarters to all the works cars, mechanics and on occasion the drivers and howard marsden was just a blast. Please all, I hope you dont think I am bragging, but this thread brought back a lot of memorys to me, and this company and these cars are part of my history. …


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:52 pm 
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Datsunrally wrote:
Hi "Nismoborn",

What is your name?

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Hi, Derek. My name is peter elias, I do remember trevor. I also worked with george smith for the last 10 years. Don't remember your name though? but that dosen't mean I wont know you, You will have to jolt my memory. Do you remember Ian Brown,Nick watt, john peel, and Cyril Boots.


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Hmm, funny, I don't think I remember your name either. I certainly remember tall Nick (in fact I've been looking at a photo of him with us on the '77 Southern Cross and couldn't remember his name, so thanks for that). I remember Cyril Boots and Ron Hoppner and John Williamson and the service manager whose name just won't come to me at the moment. I'd been one of the service advisors and then became the first mechanic for the team and then Howard turned up a couple of weeks later and then Bill Evans joined for a while and then Barry Nelson and then Jamie Drummond. And then we moved out to Braeside where others came and went and we ended up as a race team at South Dandenong with Jamie, George Smith, Peter Anderson, Dennis Watson, Barry Bray and me until we all went our own ways at the end of 1985. Ha, that's the short story!
There's another face in that pic with Nick that I half remember. I wonder if that could be you. If you can give me an email address I'd like to send it to you and then we can compare notes off-line. Cheers


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