As 2016 rocks and rolls its way into the twilight of its conclusion, we find ourselves in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Doncaster, overlooking the hazy hue of the city in the distance. Stepping away from the traditional wide open carparks we’ve become accustomed to, we find ourselves confronted with a multi-level complex giving a new dimension and twist to the traditional style parking. Rob being the kind of guy to not shy away from a challenge, took it in his stride and produced a unique layout of cool rides, trade stands and food venues giving the rockabilly scene more of a street festival than the tried and tested ground level parties we’ve become accustomed to.
“I always had this passion to bring back a classic car from the United States and initially, as I love surfing, I was considering a woody of some kind. I was thinking of a Chrysler Town and Country which was a two door vehicle with wooden panelling. I was out in Livonia, Michigan, about an hour out of Detroit and I saw one up there but it was in so many pieces and would be so much work, I just couldn’t have done it. The next day I went to the Henry Ford museum (Greenfield Village) and onto the Ford Rouche plant where they make the F150 and they have a display of finished Ford classics in their foyer and the last car on display was a 1955 T bird which I fell in love with! On my last day in Detroit before flying back home, I decided to look at the classifieds in Detroit and there was a T bird for sale just down the road in a warehouse. Read More →