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Poll: Please read initial post on page 1 of this thread for updates as to status of this event, also please cast your participation in the poll. (25 member(s) have cast votes)

Please read initial post on page 1 of this thread for updates as to status of this event, also please cast your participation in the poll.

  1. Melbourne (6 votes [24.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.00%

  2. Victoria rural (5 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  3. Victoria on route (1 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  4. Sydney (2 votes [8.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.00%

  5. NSW rural (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. NSW on route (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Launceston / Hobart (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. TAS rural (1 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  9. TAS on route (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. Brisbane (3 votes [12.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.00%

  11. QLD Rural (1 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  12. QLD on route (1 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  13. Adelaide (2 votes [8.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.00%

  14. SA rural (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  15. SA on route (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  16. Perth (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  17. WA Rural (1 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  18. WA on route (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  19. Darwin (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  20. NT rural (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  21. NT on route (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  22. ACT (2 votes [8.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.00%

  23. NZ (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#21 Sirpent

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 11:59 PM

I think we would have to also try and schedule for best weather options it can get real hot out around the flinders and Pt Pirie etc.
Rev.


Agreed Rev, obviously would need some average seasonal data for the intended routes.

OK just did a detailed point to point Melbourne to Adelaide 90% via the coast, total just over 1000 Km's, doable in a day with co-drivers

Melbourne VIC
Apollo Bay VIC
Warrnambool VIC
Portland VIC
Nelson VIC
Port MacDonnell SA
Nene Valley SA
Carpenter Rocks SA
Southend SA
Murray Bridge SA
Adelaide SA

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#22 sco_aus

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 12:14 PM

Hey Australia has a National Capital that has zeds too....  I'm keen too.  Maybe we could approach some of the T.V channels to cover it and even get sponsors to help raise money too.

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 01:16 PM

Hey Australia has a National Capital that has zeds too....  I'm keen too.  Maybe we could approach some of the T.V channels to cover it and even get sponsors to help raise money too.


Sorry Scott,
no offence intended.  I make the mistake of thinking of you guys as NSWmen.  I mean no offence by that either  ???

Note:  It could be worse, I could put you guys in the same basket (case) with the crow eaters  ;D

#24 nizm0zed

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 06:05 PM

Im hoping my car will finally be running by then, and i'll have money, so other than that, im keen as ;D
I have to get it ready for my wedding which is before then, so hopefully it'll be still driveable afterwards.

A thought though, perhaps we consider our other 'Nissan/Datsun' brothers and ask if they want to make their own cannonball runs in each respective group, meeting up at the final destination only? (and maybe coincidentally along the way)
would make for one hell of an impromptu car show in Alice.
I would also suggest that whatever date is chosen, make sure it'll also accomodate partners/school holidays ect ect, it'll make it a lot easier for people to justify it as a family holiday (and bring a support car)

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 06:35 PM

A thought though, perhaps we consider our other 'Nissan/Datsun' brothers and ask if they want to make their own cannonball runs in each respective group, meeting up at the final destination only? (and maybe coincidentally along the way)
would make for one hell of an impromptu car show in Alice.
I would also suggest that whatever date is chosen, make sure it'll also accomodate partners/school holidays ect ect, it'll make it a lot easier for people to justify it as a family holiday (and bring a support car)


"Are we there yet?"

LOL it will be a long stint, but yes understandable and agree, we have to pick a date that takes some advantages of the weather and also holidays, somehow I think September would be a possible good time, then again I'm sure if it goes ahead we can poll possible dates for best overall fit.

As far as opening it up to all Datsun marques, I'm personally not for it, and its just my personal opinion, please don't get me wrong and I have a number of reasons for it which I'm happy to go into if asked.

Cheers

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 08:44 PM

hey Guys I am keen I have been very busy on my Z I think It will be on the road by then,,, and I'll just wait till you get here and hop on the end:)
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Posted 25 April 2011 - 08:49 PM

hey Guys I am keen I have been very busy on my Z I think It will be on the road by then,,, and I'll just wait till you get here and hop on the end:)
Linton


This is what I mean by this being a great potential event, members who are so remote from some of the centers where the majority of us reside will get the chance to not just meet one and other but actually join in the convoy.

Linton, by hook or crock I hope this goes ahead.

Cheers

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:16 PM


Note:  It could be worse, I could put you guys in the same basket (case) with the crow eaters  ;D


I heard that  :P

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:49 PM

;D STRUTH !!!!!, what a great idea. Sadly my "COOK" is not well so I can't go & play. But if you Fella's visit SYDNEY will gladly throw 50 bucks into the basket.

                                                                      Regards: Alan.  :D

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:37 PM

Look like I have another holiday with out the wife planed  :o just got to get a jab in the mean time to pay for it.

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:53 PM

Look like I have another holiday with out the wife planed  :o just got to get a jab in the mean time to pay for it.


get a jab to pay for it?? so you work on street corners do you  :o

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 12:29 PM

Oppsy that would be a Job Not a jab But need a jab after Tas trip  :o

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:18 PM

What happened to my two bob's worth. Sorry, must have offended someone but didn't mean to. :(

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:21 PM

:o

"Please explain ?"

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:26 PM

Sorry, Must have forgot to press the "post"button at the bottom. Do it all the time and then can't remember what the hell I was typing anyway. 8)

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:30 PM

Was it what you posted last in my build thread?

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:44 PM

I knew I put it some where. Thanks John. Checked distance from Brisbane to the Alice and there seems to be two options both about same distance. Will have to tell the wife about this so I don't forget. ;)

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 02:12 AM

Hopefully the stuffed roads are fixed by 2013/2014. If not we get a chance to vote for another government. State and Federal. Hahahehe.... ;D
Don't know how the rest of you are, but since the big wet here in Central Qld, roads are fairly stuffed. And we (Qld) don't have insurance for repairs - go figure  :o

Love the idea and I'm in. Plus we need support vehicles (just in case) so non zed drivers can participate and haul some back up gear. Just the "what's needed to get things moving or towed". Yeah I know, it sounds a bit negative but things do happen. Kangaroos and other wildlife can stuff a car pritty good.


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Posted 28 April 2011 - 05:36 AM

I don't know where I'll be in 2 years time, location wise. However I'd definitely consider taking time off and coming back to Australia for a couple of weeks to take part in this. Don't think my 240z would be ready for it, since it's been sitting for a few years now and I'd need to do a lot of prep work for a trip like this, but if someone has a spare seat I'm in!

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 05:56 AM

I don't know where I'll be in 2 years time, location wise. However I'd definitely consider taking time off and coming back to Australia for a couple of weeks to take part in this. Don't think my 240z would be ready for it, since it's been sitting for a few years now and I'd need to do a lot of prep work for a trip like this, but if someone has a spare seat I'm in!


Lend me your Zed Gav and I will keep it in working order over the next 2 years so that you can participate in the event. ;D




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