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by dominodc122
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Sunliner Express History Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 3702

Re: Sunliner Express History Thread

We have added a Group on Facebook - please PM me if you wish to join - Cheers Chris Lind
by dominodc122
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Sunliner Express History Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 3702

Re: Sunliner Express History Thread

Yes - Post away Mate
by dominodc122
Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: A a look back at Skennar's
Replies: 52
Views: 45930

Re: A a look back at Skennar's

WoW - Clarrie is looking down with a huge smile on his face :) - Awesome set up!
by dominodc122
Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Buy / Swap / Sell
Topic: Olympic Toy Bus highly inflated prices on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 1267

Re: Olympic Toy Bus highly inflated prices on Ebay

...supply versus demand coachie...!
by dominodc122
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: PMC-Adelaide High Deck/Super High Decks.
Replies: 11
Views: 3817

Re: PMC-Adelaide High Deck/Super High Decks.

More PMC Apollo's... (thanks to Inspector and Ben O for pix)
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by dominodc122
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: "Trux" Domino and Austral Tourmasters.
Replies: 33
Views: 10747

Re: "Trux" Domino and Austral Tourmasters.

Series 5...very nice (Guess what Jase...I wondered into Tranzit Coachlines here in NP and they offered me a job...! Looked at my CV and images and want me to drive extended tours and charter in the new year...looks like I might get back in the saddle after all...YIPPEE...!!! :D :D :D 8)
by dominodc122
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Bayside Bus Services:
Replies: 86
Views: 33485

Re: Bayside Bus Services:

I always liked the sound of the old two axle 0303 the throbbed of the Merc V8 diesel and the Bayside ones leaking like a tap that hasn`t been turned off properly when it hissed down rain.Which happen when I was on a Bayside 0303 going to Redland Bay at least one thing I didn`t need to have a bath I...
by dominodc122
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Updating old bus chassis
Replies: 5
Views: 1476

Re: Updating old bus chassis

The most important aspect is the chassis and running gear - if they are shot, your project is doomed - if you were looking at a project I would seek the advise of a vehicle surveyor and get an engineers report on said chassis and running gear - be aware that these suffer from wear and a mechanical t...
by dominodc122
Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Australian Pacific:The history.
Replies: 8
Views: 3254

Re: Australian Pacific:The history.

I well remember when I first started driving in Cairns in 1986 - Australian Pacific Merc 303.3s on the roads and frequenting hotel lobby entrances and unloading international pax. These where some of the most well appointed units with sylish liveries that were to be seen at the time and a class act....
by dominodc122
Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: What buses and coaches do you want to see here?
Replies: 8
Views: 3312

Re: What buses and coaches do you want to see here?

Definitely Carah's / Skenners / Ansett Pioneer / Australian Pacific / McCaff's / Deluxe / Sunliner / AAT
by dominodc122
Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: From Hoys to Deluxe Coachlines.
Replies: 15
Views: 32427

Re: From Hoys to Deluxe Coachlines.

Deluxe History here...
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by dominodc122
Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Historic Ambulances
Replies: 95
Views: 91754

Re: Historic Ambulances

great to see some beautiful old ambo's restored to original and not bastardised - the Farlane is gorgeous btw - I well remember the F100s in the late 80s and still recall the odd one painted in the mustard colour on my interstate express travels - great to see and good luck with restorations - back ...
by dominodc122
Sat Oct 18, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Sunliner 40 ft Denning
Replies: 7
Views: 2733

Re: Sunliner 40 ft Denning

This the one?
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If not...do you have rego or fleet number?
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Sunliner 40 ft Denning
Replies: 7
Views: 2733

Re: Sunliner 40 ft Denning

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Is this the one you mean Industry?
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or TV100 - on the left?
by dominodc122
Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Custom Coaches:The Coach models.
Replies: 21
Views: 8758

Re: Custom Coaches:The Coach models.

Denv12 wrote - "Did anyone ever drive the Hyliner models? What were they like compared to other high deck coaches ? Where are all these coaches now? How many were built? " Scania Super Hi Decker (for comparison) sunliner highdeck.jpg Yes - I drove both Volvo and Scania models (See below) These were ...
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Kempsey Bus Crash - Rare Video Footage
Replies: 11
Views: 8961

Re: Kempsey Bus Crash - Rare Video Footage

Surely there would be less deaths/injuries if they were semitrailer buses rather than having a rear engine that keeps pushing them along. Maybe with today's technology coaches would be safer overall having a prime mover. What did they end up blaming? McCafferty's would have taken a bit of a hit (li...
by dominodc122
Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Kempsey Bus Crash - Rare Video Footage
Replies: 11
Views: 8961

Re: Kempsey Bus Crash - Rare Video Footage

Further to the clarification from Rod, all that was used from the original vehicles was the engine trans and rear axle combination. Still not good karma to use any items related to those units - economics or not - no different to using parts from an air crash on another aircraft or the steering whe...
by dominodc122
Sat Oct 04, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Buy / Swap / Sell
Topic: Trux 'McCafferty's Denning Mono TX16C Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

Re: Trux 'McCafferty's Denning Mono TX16C Wanted

All sorted and a nicely finished model now in my hands 8)
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Truck and Bus Magazine 1972
Replies: 8
Views: 4201

Re: Truck and Bus Magazine 1972

Now THAT...is gorgeous! 8)
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Steer tyre blow outs
Replies: 17
Views: 3043

Re: Steer tyre blow outs

The largest milk plants in New Zealand are now totally supplied by Foden or Volvo twin steers with dollie trailers
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Truck and Bus Magazine 1972
Replies: 8
Views: 4201

Re: Truck and Bus Magazine 1972

Q. Can you scan images of Fred Carahs unit to this post?
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: AAT expands in FNQ
Replies: 2
Views: 1182

Re: AAT expands in FNQ

...wonder if they still run 4X4s up to Bamaga and NT...?
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by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: What is the best mini bus/coach and why?
Replies: 13
Views: 4777

Re: What is the best mini bus/coach and why?

Pretty sure I once drove a Toyota Coaster Exec LBW that was turbocharged ...an amazing unit and very stable with hp to burn
by dominodc122
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: "Trux" Domino and Austral Tourmasters.
Replies: 33
Views: 10747

Re: "Trux" Domino and Austral Tourmasters.

I know a spot on the Domino where that would fit right in Jas :)
by dominodc122
Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Custom Coaches external administrator appointed
Replies: 91
Views: 14487

Re: Custom Coaches external administrator appointed

Central governments of all western countries currently have no interest in the manufacturing sector given cheap offshore goods and extremely cheap labour costs - Both Australian Federal Government and New Zealand Governments appear to have this mandate but will not express it openly due to not wanti...

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