WhichCar
Powered by
  • WheelsWheels
  • MOTORMOTOR
  • 4X4 Australia4X4 Australia
  • Street MachineStreet Machine
  • Trade Unique CarsTrade Unique Cars

Running on Empty Festival is go!

By Simon Telford, 24 Oct 2018 Show 'N' Shine

Running on Empty Festival is go!

The faithful are pouring into Cobar for a massive celebration of Running on Empty

IT has been a big couple of weeks at Street Machine HQ, with all hands on deck to get our 1963 Dodge Phoenix ready for the very-first Running on Empty Festival. The event kicks off this weekend in Cobar NSW, with all proceeds going towards raising funds for the local WWI memorial. 

Despite a massive effort by Scotty and Iain Kelly, various gremlins have the Dodge build running a little behind schedule. 

However, the car runs and drives like a champion, so with a little luck we've pass our roadworthy inspection tomorrow and be on our way. 

Lots of other cool machines are heading to Cobar, including the original Fox 1 - all the way from WA!

Alan Potter (he of Foxy Lady panel van fame and many cool Mad Max replica vehicles) has created a killer tribute to the Rammer Chev. Alan has driven the car up from Melbourne.

Russel Soper has gone above and beyond - driving his tough HQ down from Mackay in FNQ!

And there will be many more in attendance to celebrate one of Australia's best-ever car movies. We'll be there to film an episode of Carnage, a segment for the upcoming Which Car TV show and a big yarn in the January issue of SM. If you're up there, say G'day to Scotty, GT, Ellen, Gus and the rest of the crew.