It’s amazing what pops up in your Facebook feed on occasion – case in point this amazing newspaper ad for Holden, packed full of features you couldn’t wait to brag to the neighbors about!*
*Provided you lived in the year 1972
It happened in this order: killed the fuel pump sender, then flattened the battery, then had to push my tank like wagon closer to my wife’s car to get it started and finally I got the kill switch working.
But hey, the good news is: The kill switch is working. Now if you want to steal my war wagon you’re going to have to brake your fingers to find the switch or put your back in it and push. And trust me, with this behemoth, pushing it anywhere is the last thing you want to do..
So in the spirit of Bargain Bangers, I’ve created another segment here at Drive Another Day and dubbed it ‘I’ll just leave this here’. The premise is pretty simple – press play on the video, enjoy. No lengthy back story, no link to lengthy reads on Wikipedia just something mind-blowingly glorious involving a car of some description.
To kick things off we start with a backflip over a formula one car. Did we mention the car is moving? And that the stunt man attempting the backflip is not actually looking at the car as it races towards him at 100kph?…
Swap meet time again! Time for Baz the father in law and myself to wheel and deal and find that much needed part to his latest project. This time we found ourselves in the freezingly cold and then later on in the day quite toasty small Victorian town of Lancefield ready to discover bargains a plenty.
It’s been a day three years in the making (cos every time I got asked to go I’d end up working somewhere on the day) but finally Baz and I managed to set foot on the ground of the 2016 Ballarat Swap meet.
With a bag packed full of water we were on a mission for mirrors for his Holden HR Wagon but this is what we stumbled across instead..
Baz the mechanic (aka my father in law) seems to have accidentally struck a formula to getting rich. Sure it’s going to take him 384 years to actually crack the mill with this system…but he’s well on his way already!
If you’ve never heard of the amazing app IFTTT then you’re missing out. Short for ‘If this, then that’ it’s an app for iPhone and Android that works with a lot of different programs and applications to help make your life a little bit easier. And if you’re driving a BMW at the moment that can get the BMW Labs widget, then IFTTT BMW could be your new best friend…
Wished you had a massive garage so you could show off your collection and brag to your friends about what you’ve got that they don’t?
You’re not Jay Leno?
Well here’s three cheaper ways to do just that with some revhead worthy collecting games where hoarding is easy and encouraged..