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by Doc68
Sun Jul 10, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Hino Coaches:Who Built them?
Replies: 12
Views: 3976

Re: Hino Coaches:Who Built them?

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by Doc68
Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Bronte accident of 1975
Replies: 15
Views: 6200

Re: Bronte accident of 1975

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Usual disclaimer "not my pic, found it on interweb somewhere, saved on my computer from somewhere (so is it my copy of someone else's pic) just look at it & don't ask me I found it over there somewhere
by Doc68
Sat May 21, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: Bronte accident of 1975
Replies: 15
Views: 6200

Re: Bronte accident of 1975

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Usual disclaimer "not my pic, found it on interweb somewhere, saved on my computer from somewhere (so is it my copy of someone else's pic) just look at it & don't ask me I found it over there somewhere. :roll:
by Doc68
Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: A few diesels in Lithgow.
Replies: 24
Views: 6996

Re: A few diesels in Lithgow.

Swift wrote:It'd be a blast riding on that gangway with the diesel laden wind in your hair! :P
Not at 3am looking through the fog in the middle of winter for the bridge where you have to jump off not much of a blast :lol:
by Doc68
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Bus to motorhome discussions
Topic: Cheap bus
Replies: 11
Views: 5172

Re: Cheap bus

Left black face is engine oil pressure Centre coloured is transmission oil temp
by Doc68
Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Australian Photos, Videos, Sound Clips etc - ARCHIVE
Topic: British double-deckers in Perth II - Daimler Fleetlines
Replies: 11
Views: 27745

Re: British double-deckers in Perth II - Daimler Fleetlines

Tas Bus Nut wrote:Certainly a lot better looking than our own Atlanteans from Sydney.
each to their own I suppose I think they look old compared to the square modern looking Sydney Atlanteans
by Doc68
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Remembering Pressed Metal-Sydney:Bus & Coaches.
Replies: 41
Views: 7695

Re: Pressed Metal-Sydney:Bus & Coaches.The History.

What a crock "pmc Dennings" prob had a refurb or major repair & pmc saw an opportunity to chuck a badge on a quality vehicle for brownie points, but just lowering the vehicles value. Awesome & cheap when dry halving (generous depending on roof hatches) your seating capacity when raining
by Doc68
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: SOME RUTTY'S OF WOLLONGONG
Replies: 9
Views: 3061

Re: SOME RUTTY'S OF WOLLONGONG

Fleet Lists wrote:2520?
yes
by Doc68
Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: SOME RUTTY'S OF WOLLONGONG
Replies: 9
Views: 3061

Re: SOME RUTTY'S OF WOLLONGONG

good pic of my old girl 6136 and another favorite beside her 6176
by Doc68
Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Coach fuel economy?
Replies: 8
Views: 4618

Re: Coach fuel economy?

It will depend on the coach you buy... yes, some older coaches, fitted with a GM and Allison auto will only get 1 km to the litre... :cry: I would work on an average of 2.9 for a newer coach. Have a real good look at maintenance expenses, then double your guess!!! ... parts are not cheap and you wi...
by Doc68
Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Photos - General/Miscellaneous/Various
Topic: Who remembers these Coasters
Replies: 3
Views: 2470

Re: Who remembers these Coasters

I see the "jet air" is on flat out (the flap on the roof is open) :lol: :lol:
by Doc68
Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Unknown ex-BCC Butterbox?
Replies: 6
Views: 4315

Re: Unknown ex-BCC Butterbox?

Colhad75 wrote:I took these photos of it in Merivale St South Brisbane back in July. Apologies for the tree I wish I had've brought an axe.]
AXE get a chainsaw over & done with photo's taken & your gone before anyone's the wiser :lol:
by Doc68
Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Photos - Brisbane/Qld
Topic: Ansett Pioneer Day Tours
Replies: 1
Views: 2059

Re: Ansett Pioneer Day Tours

& possibly some info on my half brother Stan Craft who drove for pioneer & ran the sea-breeze motel a changeover & driver accommodation motel in Surfers Paradise Late 60's early 70's would be great (admin delete or move if not relating to post)
by Doc68
Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Photos - Melbourne/Vic
Topic: Melbourne-Brighton Bus Lines
Replies: 14
Views: 6329

Re: Melbourne-Brighton Bus Lines

Aha I knew I'd traveled on "one" of their Panthers Or this one (91) if they only had one I have been looking, beginning to doubt my memory ???
by Doc68
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: safe way to get home
Replies: 11
Views: 3192

Re: safe way to get home

Yeah I took a Mk5 home to Wollongong from W one night
by Doc68
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Run away red bus iveco
Replies: 8
Views: 2195

Re: Run away red bus iveco

usually by not applying the park brake properly. I recently had a park brake fail (before I left the seat luckily) after the mechanic fitted a new valve I stripped down the old valve to see what failed & all that locks it in position is two small plastic lugs & I mean small enough to be broken by t...
by Doc68
Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Rutty`s bus service
Replies: 2
Views: 1119

Re: Rutty`s bus service

Mo 6125 was an original (not overhauled) mk 1 ex Newcastle
Mo 6135 with Mo 6138 Leyland Tiger cub behind
Mo 6133 was a Royal Tiger

:D
by Doc68
Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: GM/Spicer Driving Styles
Replies: 66
Views: 33513

Re: GM/Spicer Driving Styles

Too many people say "ya gotta drive em like ya hate em" not true 1800 to 1900 for a 92 series works great. & rarely leaves oil over the back. anything over 1900 which I think is max torque is just using fuel. If it was a Mack your best changing at 1600 as that is max torque so any revs over that is ...
by Doc68
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Maldon to Dombarton Link (Split from NWRL discussion)
Replies: 56
Views: 4824

Re: Maldon to Dombarton Link (Split from NWRL discussion)

Drivers being paid trip money, Tony. That has always been the problem. Previously, most coal went to O'Briens drift on the Mt Kembla Rd and was railed to Port Kembla. Doc68 will be able to elaborate. There were way way less accidents on this road when 4 then 3 & down to 2 mines were bringing coal i...
by Doc68
Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: When were back doors banned and why?
Replies: 50
Views: 6303

Re: When were back doors banned and why?

tonyp wrote:And that's enough Adelaide Worldmasters thanks Doc68. Desist :wink:
:( :( :(
by Doc68
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: When were back doors banned and why?
Replies: 50
Views: 6303

Re: When were back doors banned and why?

Quick Marty get the Delorian out we have to go back................... Back to the future :shock:
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by Doc68
Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Shellharbour Junction railway station
Replies: 83
Views: 26907

Re: Shell Cove railway station

:roll: Like Bondi Junction should have been named West Aukland Junction :lol:
by Doc68
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: PETROL POWERED BIKES TO BE BANDED IN NSW.
Replies: 12
Views: 2455

Re: PETROL POWERED BIKES TO BE BANDED IN NSW.

AEC Decker wrote:
boronia wrote:Now if they would just ban the PEDAL powered ones off the roads.... :idea: :lol:
If not, at least out of bus lanes or anywhere buses travel. :wink:
No Boronia had it right don't go confusing it :lol:
by Doc68
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Anyone want to be chased by this police car
Replies: 9
Views: 3224

Re: Anyone want to be chased by this police car

I have outrun & outmaneuvered the police in a datsun 120Y AUTOMATIC going uphill to start with & HAVE A WITNESS :shock: :shock: :lol: WHAT ? :shock: HOW ? :shock: AEC Decker drag raced an automatic 120Y off the lights with a brand new MKV 3098 and blew the 120Y to the weeds. :twisted: I was traveli...
by Doc68
Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: What street Tempe is O 1468
Replies: 29
Views: 3506

Re: What street Tempe is O 1468

captainch wrote:oh and how did we know that ha ha your not thinking of the taxi club on flinders st a cross dressing bus inspector from a eastern depot used to go there!
:shock: :shock: Not Chook I hope :lol:

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