HR PREMIER – LOOKIN’ GOOD
This all started when my wife and I decided to update our cars. She got a new toy, but I decided I wanted something with a bit of age to it. My criteria were that I did not want a new car and it had to have been built before 1970. Choices were narrowed down to Valiants AP5 or 6, Ford Zephyr MkII, Studebaker Lark and any Holden from 1956 to 1967.
The search for vehicles was not providing anything that grabbed me. So I went to a Flemington Racecourse car show and came across Dave from HR Parts & Stuff. He had a survivor HR on display that had been cleaned up and this rekindled a long relationship with the model, having owned a panel van from 1969 to 1975. We got talking, and I told Dave I was interested in a HR Premier, but it had to be Pyrenees Blue. He took my number and said he would get back to me as he knew where there was a one-owner car he had been chasing for a couple of years.
I was surprised when I got a call from Dave back in