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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2017, 05:40:19 PM »
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #16 on: March 31, 2017, 06:25:33 PM »
Anyone know of where we can find an oven door?

Thomas towing the ant and MAY have thrown a rock up claiming his second windscreen



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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #17 on: March 31, 2017, 07:16:29 PM »
Enjoying  the fun times of Mokin with Thomas at close quarters. 

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2017, 08:56:55 PM »
Left the land of the big guitar today to the next stage of the trip.

With much thanks to shorty for providing directions I have managed to get through Sydney and have also managed to find my room at Randwick barracks. Start work tomorrow so thomas can have a few days off before the trip home.
Proud to say thomas picked up an award at Tamworth
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2017, 11:10:20 PM »
Well done Thomas, I must say you made a 'smashing' tow truck.
Thanks for the ride it was, in fact, quite an experience.

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #20 on: April 06, 2017, 08:37:42 PM »
Tomorrow is Friday, and I will be starting the trip home to Adelaide from Sydney. I decided to fit a new coil and dizzy cap while here seeing I had the opportunity.

Here is thomas tucked away at O'mess car park at Randwick barracks.



I hope I can get off base ok as when I tried to leave the other day the gatekeeper stopped me from leaving so he could tell me his Moke story
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2017, 07:44:18 AM »
Hope you have a safe journey home Dave.
Enjoy your trip :)

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #22 on: April 08, 2017, 09:33:57 AM »
Stage 3 completed. Left Sydney Midday on Friday and arrived home 0700 sat morning. Stopped just before Mildura for a little kip.

Thomas went really well, he enjoyed the cooler night temp. Couple of electrical gremlins occurred but no show stoppers. Few things to look at after the 5000 odd ks but really proud of thomas.
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2017, 09:59:28 AM »
Great result - that's big miles.

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2017, 05:12:58 PM »
Glad you made it home safe and without drama Dave.
After following you from Tamworth to Windsor you could clearly see Thomas is a great Moke
Well done 2 big weeks I bet you are glad to be back in your own bed.

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2017, 06:45:59 PM »
Dave,

well done. Once the homing beacon switches on there is no stopping Thomas.

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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #26 on: April 10, 2017, 09:39:47 AM »

well done. Once the homing beacon switches on there is no stopping Thomas.


Bush camping by yourself is not much fun and thomas and I we're happy enough sitting on around 90-95 Kim/h.
 

After following you from Tamworth to Windsor you could clearly see Thomas is a great Moke

I really enjoyed the drive through the Hunter, bit of rain and challenging conditions with sun setting etc made it a great drive. Have you fixed that puncture? Was a little funny looking back that we were all keen to assist until it started raining heavily and we left you whilst we retreated to our mokes.
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2017, 12:14:26 PM »
Welcome home Dave, look fwd to catching up for a full review and a red or two
Happy Mokin
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Re: Thomas to Tamworth on working holiday
« Reply #28 on: April 10, 2017, 12:47:24 PM »
Yes Dave the puncture was right on the shoulder and they would not guarantee the repair
 so I bought a new one which is on the front with the spare to give me 2 new steer tyres.

That's ok about abandoning me in the rain during my hour of need ::) I only had one wet weather jacket anyway.
I also replaced the leaking fuel pump when I got home so all in all a good trip.

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