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Kid Setzer

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PostSubject: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeThu Jan 20, 2011 4:07 pm

My partner and I recently purchased our first vintage car!! It's a 1962 Holden EK Ute (Utility).. It's in pretty nice shape, further down the track we plan to give her a respray and make her a mild custom. She's already been lowered but other than that she's pretty stock (original)... The ute is great for carting around our beach cruiser bikes, and the ute is a little rarer than the sedan version so we're usually the only EK Ute at a show.. We've named her 'She's Apples' after the Boston Bomber that my partners great Uncle flew in the war.. this bomber had something like a 98% success rate, and out of all the Boston Bombers that fought in the war 'She's Apples' was one of only two that returned unscathed.. 'She's Apples' is also an Australian term much like 'She'll be right mate'.. It's like saying everything will be okay even when it looks like it's all going down hill.. Anyway, here's some photos of the old girl Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeFri Jan 21, 2011 12:31 am

Cool car! Congrats! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeSun Jan 23, 2011 7:26 am

Great car Kid! Enjoy it! My hubby and I had an old '56 Chevy Pickup years ago, until we needed the cash for other things (kids will do that to ya!). Vintage cars are so much fun, and a great way to get from point a to b. Love the picture of it near the barbed wire fence.

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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeMon Feb 28, 2011 5:09 pm

Well, we got the pinstriping and 'nose art' on the car - a friend called Neo Dutch did it for us.. the 'nose art' is so perfect it looks like a sticker! My partner and I reckon the pinstriping looks like an angry tiki owl Razz

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And the original 'She's Apples':
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeTue Mar 01, 2011 9:53 am

Cool car! Never seen one before.
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeTue Mar 01, 2011 4:39 pm

sidelake bob wrote:
Cool car! Never seen one before.

Probably because it's an Australian car Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeThu Mar 03, 2011 4:42 pm

Great snaps Kid, and a totally groovy vehicle.
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeMon Nov 14, 2011 9:59 pm

Well, I've just gone and bought another EK holden but this time it's a 1961 wagon!! Always loved old wagons and now I have one!! Very Happy The matt pink is actually growing on me as it's a bit different than your usual matt black paint job - but the wagon will eventually be re-painted in the future..

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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 7:06 am

AWESOME RIDE!
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 12:36 pm

That last photo is particularly fantastic, Kid.
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeWed Nov 16, 2011 4:18 pm

Andi wrote:
That last photo is particularly fantastic, Kid.

Thanks Andi Very Happy

I've noticed it looks like the sky has been photoshopped to match the car but it hasnt been touched at all!
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PostSubject: Re: 1962 Holden EK Ute   1962 Holden EK Ute Icon_minitimeThu Nov 17, 2011 9:36 am

Yeah but still: What a cream puff! Smile
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