South Melbourne, April 2012
This is a Black Mustang. It appears that Mustangs like this are spreading like a virus in the inner Melbourne suburbs. They are having a detrimental effect on the local early Falcon scene.
Hawthorn, April 2012
Precocious Porsche 356 just would not get out of the way – typical – always wanting to overshadow our home grown treasures…
Expert spotter technique employed here. Our upcoming “Spotting in urban areas” course will take you through techniques employed here.
It’s great pictures to look at on the net
To drive your old car in a world that is constantly trying to make it unroadworthy is the greatest accomplishment.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Fins, chrome, dual exhaust, that is the soul of genius.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine what’s broken down in your car
Cars that can turn and stop like the Queen Mary II
All of us get lost in the darkness, old car drivers learn to steer by the stars.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, an old car can achieve.
From A Time When Seatbelts Were An Accessory
ANOCSC = Old Car Plus Camera Plus Attitude Minus All The Boring Detail
Nothing makes an old car feel emptier than wanting someone to drive it
Kingswoods – Underpinning Australia’s fantastic GDP results
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.
There are cars I remember all my life, though some have changed. Some forever, not for better, some have gone and some remain.
Since I sold my old car, I’ve found a new place to dwell, down at the end of Lonely Street at Heartbreak Hotel.
ANOCSC – It’s a very long acronym
All lies and jest, still, a man drives what he wants to drive and disregards the rest.
The best and most beautiful old cars in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be driven
From A Time When Sex Was Safe And Cars Were Dangerous
We shall spot them on the beaches, we shall spot them on the landing grounds, we shall spot them in the fields and in the streets, we shall spot them in the hills; we shall never surrender… The ANOCSC will carry on the struggle, until the New World steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old cars
A man cannot be comfortable without a front bench seat
Old cars. You can drive them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward.
To love beauty is to see old cars
Like NASCO… But Accessorised
If everything seems under control, your car is just not old enough.
All free men, wherever they may live, are old car spotters, and therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words “Ich bin ein alter auto aufklärer!”
Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, one old car gathers what another old car spills.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and an old car; what else does a man need to be happy?
The journey in an old car is the reward.
If you believe in forever, then life is just a one night stand. If there’s a rock and roll heaven, well, you know they got a hell of a 50’s car with fins and chrome.
If Your Car Feels Safe Enough, It’s Not Old Enough
There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take your old car out of the garage
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their classic cars.
The preacher said, you know you always have the Lord by your side. And I was so pleased to be informed of this that I ran twenty red-lights in his name.
It is better to travel well in an old car than to arrive.
A grey motor doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I feel the same way about new cars as I do about herpes
When I first saw you with your grille so shiny, my heart was captured, my soul surrendered.
I was born with a chromed bumper bar (with over-riders) in my mouth.
ANOCSC – It’s not an obession… It just has to be done, goddam it!
Mouldy, Rusty, Unwashed, Loved
The cars out there at night are closer than you think
Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of cars that are really old
I may be going nowhere, but what a ride!
An understanding of old cars and what makes them go is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.I just wish the roads of the world were twice as long and half of it was still undriven.Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Grey engines perform, not by strength, but by perseverance.
Freedom, well, that’s just some people talking. Your prison is driving through this world in a new car.
New car drivers should be respected as an individual, but only old car drivers should be idolized
Its Great To Be OCD… Old Car Driver
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can restore a car… I want that garage..!
Try to be like the Leyland P76… At ease in your own shell
ANOCSC Anti-discrimination Policy: We don’t discriminate against any cars… except anything built after 1980… and Leyland P76s
It could be a spoonful of diamonds, could be a spoonful of gold. Just a little spoon of your precious leaded fuel satisfies my soul.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of garage.
If you listen to the car very carefully, you’ll be able to hear it leaking oil for you
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a garage, and with each passing day I feel a little more like something dear was lost. It rises now before me, a dark and silent gaping hole between all I am, and the old car I sold.
Don’t cry because it’s old, smile because it was built.
Old cars are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is an interior light from within.
So tonight you better stop and rebuild all your cars, because peace and trust can win the day despite of all your losing.
I believe in the immeasurable power of old cars; that old cars can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance
If you choose not to drive an old car, you have made a bad choice.
If we were blind and had no choice, would we hate new cars by the tone of their engines?
It’s the other thing we look at on the net
Like an old car, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.
I Love An Old Girl With Great Hood Ornaments
A person who won’t drive an old car has no advantage over one who can’t drive
If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can drive an old car without them
I drive following a line, a white line, painted on the sand and on the ocean and on the road from me to you
Outside of an old car, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of an old car it’s too dark to read (cos the dome light is not bright enough…)
Without old cars, life would be a mistake.
Old Car Spotting – It’s OCD with “Style”; not “Disorder”
We accept the car we think we deserve.
We don’t spot Trains. We don’t spot Planes. We spot old Automobiles
For what is a man, what has he got? If not his old car, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.
It is amazing how many drivers… think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
Old Car Spotters Never Die… They Just Get A Bit Rusty In The Subframe
In the old car world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield
And in the end, the state of the old car you drive is equal to the love you make.
Don’t ask me what I think of your new car, I might not give the answer that you want me to.
Before you accuse me take a look at your new car.
Still Providing The Dodgiest Photos Of Old Bangers On The Internet
When you start your engine, I salivate like Pavlov’s dog.
I always knew I was going to be an old car spotter. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still drive my old car
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