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Frank’s Dream – 1949 Ford Bonus F1

Perhaps one of the greatest classic pickups of all time, the Ford Bonus F-1 is a study of simplicity and style. By Ashley Webb, photography John Galvin During the 1940s, Ford battled financial issues but fought back with several successful new products. Although the decade will always be remembered as ‘The War Years’, Ford produced some vehicles outside of its war effort that are still very much sought after by enthusiasts today. In January 1948, a new era began at the Ford Motor Company with

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Frank’s Ford Bonus

Check out the latest NZ Classic Car for the massive 8 page feature on the mighty Ford Bonus.

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1977 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser – Surgical Procedure

The road into this story is a long and winding one, which begins when three of the Muir brothers — Tony, Neville, and Guy — began developing a 121-lot subdivision in Ngaio, Wellington, in 1970. Tony initially owned a 1965 Land Rover, and, in 1968, he and Guy purchased two new Austin Gipsys, originally designed as competitors to the Landy. In 1976, the brothers replaced the Gipsys with two new Toyota Land Cruisers (these days referred to as ‘FJ40s’), and, in 1978, the three brothers

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