SOUND GENERAL QUARTERS: 4-DOOR GTS, PLUS PACK SS AND AN FJ POSTIE VAN
Ibought this in 1989 when it was only 18 months old. Chris Muelengraaf of SES Crane Hire originally owned it, optioning it up with a sunroof, but he decided to upgrade to the Walkinshaw, so that’s where I stepped in. It’s never been a daily; I’ve done about 99,000km in it since 1989. It runs the original T5 manual and 304-cube V8; and it’s a Plus Pack, so it’s got the Energy Polariser.
I’ve not had to touch it, although I did upgrade the brakes just the other day. I put on a set of slotted, cross-drilled rotors as I want to do the Classic Adelaide Prima Tour next year. I’ve kept all the original bits, but it was always gonna need better brakes!