GARAGE GURUS

LIFE IS NEVER DULL FOR OUR INTREPID TEAM WITH TORRENS SEEKING SOFTNESS AND DODGING BULLETS, MORLEY GETTING ANNOYED AT MODERN TECH, FAINE REDISCOVERING HIS SHED AND BLACKBOURN READING COOKBOOKS.

FIVE STAR ADVICE

PERFORMANCE GUARANTEED

LIFE IS NEVER DULL FOR OUR INTREPID TEAM WITH TORRENS SEEKING SOFTNESS AND DODGING BULLETS, MORLEY GETTING ANNOYED AT MODERN TECH, FAINE REDISCOVERING HIS SHED AND BLACKBOURN READING COOKBOOKS.


MORLEY’S WORKSHOP 114

Dave reckons paddock bombs teach you plenty about driving and your ability, unravels the mystery behind the dual fuel tanks in GT500 Cortinas and waves the flag again for Commer Knockers.

READER’S RESTO: ISABELLA THE BORWARD 122

How a rare German coupe was brought back from the brink of extinction.

OUR SHED 130

Glenn Torrens dresses his VN Calais in new boots and takes them for a 1500km jaunt, savouring the ease his home-grown V8 eats miles. Braids aren’t just for hair but brake lines too, as Dave Morley fits them to his brown bomber.

BLACKBOURN 136

Rob is foiled in his attempt to make off with a French classic.

FAINE 137

He likes cows. Especially when they are drapd over his car seats.

But whatever you do, don’t mention velour.

READERS’ RIDES 138

Cam is 30 years younger than his XP Fairmont wagon but reckons nothing beats sitting on the drop down tail gate eating fish n chips. Dirty Harry is better known for his Magnum than Peter Brock’s HDT, but the Aussie version is more user friendly.

CLUB TALES 142

Borgward owners are a helpful lot and dedicated to keeping their rare German coupes bubbling along.