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Car(s): Toyota Corona 1600S 4 door and coupe and 1600GT-4. (shovelnose)
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Some photos of my Cars, more to come later:


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File comment: 1600 Yamaha twin cam. Twin mikuni solex carbs. Toyota's first twin cam motor. Coinsiding with the awesome 2000GT twin cam based on the crown six.
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File comment: 1968 Toyota Corona GT-5 coupe built as historic race car, seen in action.
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Car(s): Toyota Corona 1600S 4 door and coupe and 1600GT-4. (shovelnose)
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My Babies:


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File comment: 1968 Corona 1600S coupe. Original 30,000 miles
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File comment: 1968 Corona 1600 GT, Original- work in progress.
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Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:11 pm
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Location: Adelaide Hills
Car(s): GQ Patrol, 1968 bellett ratter, 1969 florian deluxe & 1976 Luv
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they are great looking cars!

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Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:25 pm
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Location: Rye Park, N.S.W.
Car(s): Doris, Aunty Mary, Shrek, Jimmy; GT, Wasp, Florian & Sed unrestos; 65 Elf; worn 02 Forester; 07 Santa Fe CRD, Sigma.
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Nice little babes mate. Bellett G.T. competition back in the day - would make a good pair-up now. Probably pretty scarce now, I guess - I only know of one other owner, in NSW.
Thanks for showing.
How's the interior? Much different to sedans? I've only been close up to the 1600 S sedan in the past, & that was long ago!
Cheers, Matt.

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Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:49 am
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Car(s): 1965 Wasp, 1966 Bellett sedan, 1966 RatBellett sedan, 1967 Bellett GT, 1978 Gemini van, 1994 LS400, 2004 VY SS Sandman
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Those coupes look tuff-as! Now I think of it, I don't think I've ever seen one in the metal!

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Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:05 am
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Car(s): Toyota Corona 1600S 4 door and coupe and 1600GT-4. (shovelnose)
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Thanks for your comments guys. Interior is completely different to a basic sedan, I can't really think of anything the same. The 1600S gets reclining bucket seats, seat belts standard, tunnel race style gauges, floor shift, auto tune radio, chrome trimmings etc. Very "sports" feeling to the cars. The 1600 GT's recieved over and above the 1600S a centre console, racing style bucket seats (shared with the 2000GT) impersonation wood steering wheel and bit different trim. Same basic body but running gear completely different. Similar spec differences to the GT- GT-R.


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