Nice pair of cars – but I’m actually wondering if they’re a hologram – they haven’t moved from this spot in about two years.
Westgate Freeway, March 2012
To say I was excited when I spotted these horizontal fins was an understatement. I knew the car but had to refer back to the ANOCSC record books for this one. The ANOCSC thought that we had lost this particular vehicle to the onward marching machine of time. Last spotted in Preston in October 2003 – now resurfaced on its way to Spotswood. Obviously a new owner – oh the stories we have missed out on here at the ANOCSC. That big slant six doing its thing and still powering along agains the odds.
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.
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.
We don’t spot Trains. We don’t spot Planes. We spot old Automobiles
If you choose not to drive an old car, you have made a bad choice.
We accept the car we think we deserve.
Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, one old car gathers what another old car spills.
ANOCSC = Old Car Plus Camera Plus Attitude Minus All The Boring Detail
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.
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.
Don’t ask me what I think of your new car, I might not give the answer that you want me to.
A person who won’t drive an old car has no advantage over one who can’t drive
When you start your engine, I salivate like Pavlov’s dog.
Before you accuse me take a look at your new car.
Freedom, well, that’s just some people talking. Your prison is driving through this world in a new car.
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine what’s broken down in your car
To drive your old car in a world that is constantly trying to make it unroadworthy is the greatest accomplishment.
I drive following a line, a white line, painted on the sand and on the ocean and on the road from me to you
If Your Car Feels Safe Enough, It’s Not Old Enough
New car drivers should be respected as an individual, but only old car drivers should be idolized
Mouldy, Rusty, Unwashed, Loved
Try to be like the Leyland P76… At ease in your own shell
And in the end, the state of the old car you drive is equal to the love you make.
To love beauty is to see old cars
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their classic cars.
From A Time When Sex Was Safe And Cars Were Dangerous
ANOCSC – It’s not an obession… It just has to be done, goddam it!
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.
Without old cars, life would be a mistake.
The best and most beautiful old cars in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be driven
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.
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.
I feel the same way about new cars as I do about herpes
All lies and jest, still, a man drives what he wants to drive and disregards the rest.
Old Car Spotting – It’s OCD with “Style”; not “Disorder”
It is amazing how many drivers… think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
Still Providing The Dodgiest Photos Of Old Bangers On The Internet
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.
There are cars I remember all my life, though some have changed. Some forever, not for better, some have gone and some remain.
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
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
Old Car Spotters Never Die… They Just Get A Bit Rusty In The Subframe
All of us get lost in the darkness, old car drivers learn to steer by the stars.
So tonight you better stop and rebuild all your cars, because peace and trust can win the day despite of all your losing.
I was born with a chromed bumper bar (with over-riders) in my mouth.
I always knew I was going to be an old car spotter. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute
A man cannot be comfortable without a front bench seat
ANOCSC – It’s a very long acronym
The cars out there at night are closer than you think
ANOCSC Anti-discrimination Policy: We don’t discriminate against any cars… except anything built after 1980… and Leyland P76s
The journey in an old car is the reward.
Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of cars that are really old
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.
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 believe in the immeasurable power of old cars; that old cars can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance
From A Time When Seatbelts Were An Accessory
It’s great pictures to look at on the net
Since I sold my old car, I’ve found a new place to dwell, down at the end of Lonely Street at Heartbreak Hotel.
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…)
When I first saw you with your grille so shiny, my heart was captured, my soul surrendered.
It is better to travel well in an old car than to arrive.
Don’t cry because it’s old, smile because it was built.
Like NASCO… But Accessorised
If you listen to the car very carefully, you’ll be able to hear it leaking oil for you
In the old car world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield
Grey engines perform, not by strength, but by perseverance.
If we were blind and had no choice, would we hate new cars by the tone of their engines?
Kingswoods – Underpinning Australia’s fantastic GDP results
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.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of garage.
If everything seems under control, your car is just not old enough.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and an old car; what else does a man need to be happy?
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!”
I may be going nowhere, but what a ride!
Its Great To Be OCD… Old Car Driver
There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take your old car out of the garage
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, an old car can achieve.
Nothing makes an old car feel emptier than wanting someone to drive it
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..!
It’s the other thing we look at on the net
I Love An Old Girl With Great Hood Ornaments
Cars that can turn and stop like the Queen Mary II
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still drive my old car
A grey motor doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
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