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Why pick on Belletts? 
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Joined: Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:11 am
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Car(s): 1967 GT Bellett
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A "friend" sent me this ad

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Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:27 pm
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Location: Darwin NT
Car(s): Isuzu Bellett, VG Commodore Ute, Custom Chopper
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That one is completely rebuildable.................. or at the very least a donor.

Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:16 pm
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Yeah, thats a bit sad. Typical though, local product dealers loved to dump on Japanese cars back in the day. I suppose they could see how well built and equiped they were compared to stuff they were flogging.
And now you can buy an MU-X and Falcons are extinct. :P
And Toyota is the top selling brand month after month. ;)
Which makes new Bellett buyers early adapters of the superior product. :D
:) Matt.

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Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:30 pm

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This is an old newspaper ad from 1978 that I came across in some stuff almost 2 years ago and posted it elsewhere.....
Obviously since then its been shared far and wide with everyone thinking they've discovered something new.

I like apples....

Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:18 pm
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Car(s): 67 Bellett Auto Sedan, 65 Wasp, 73 Chev Luv, 1/2 A Chev Luv, VX Commodore
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BIG difference between a $500 Bomb in 1978 and now.
People would be clammering to get it now for $500 :lol:


Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:41 am
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