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Off-Topic / Re: Who is actually active on here?
« on: August 27, 2015, 12:26:32 AM »
I've kinda drifted away from the whole car scene over the past year or so, so don't really post anywhere anymore.

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: June 18, 2015, 04:49:33 PM »
May end up having shorter/cheaper cruises for the foreseeable future, unless i organise but get a ride with someone. Money will be quite tight for me for a while. :(

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: June 01, 2015, 06:20:41 PM »
Awesome meet, biggest one for a long time (23 cars). :D

The list;
1x R34 Skyline GT-T coupe
1x R34 Skyline GT sedan
1x R32 Skyline GTS-t coupe
1x R32 Skyline GTS-t sedan
1x R32 Skyline GTS-25 coupe
2x R32 Skyline GTS coupes
1x C32 Laurel sedan
2x Z33 350Z coupes
1x Z32 300zx coupe
1x Mitsubishi FTO GPX coupe
2x Honda Integra Type R coupes
1x Subaru Impreza WRX wagon
1x Toyota Trueno GT Apex (AE86?) coupe
1x Toyota Altezza sedan
1x Toyota MR-2 coupe
1x BMW M3 EVO (E36)
1x Vauxhall Chevette
1x Alfa Romeo 156 GTA wagon
1x Chevrolet
1x Ford Falcon XR8 Ute (AU)

Firstly, i highly recommend the southern entrance to Kaka Point if you like going around corners. Almost feels like it belongs in a video game. Vid below taken from our drivecam which wifey had in her car.
That looks quite slow compared to how it feels. Then again, i had no cars in front of me. :twisted:

And a few photos (more on the SSE forums)
Dunedin Ice Stadium carpark

Balclutha sports grounds

Kaka Point

Kaitangata BMX track

Auckland and North / Re: SDU Stickers...
« on: May 27, 2015, 05:52:37 PM »
Where do you get the licence plate surrounds printed out, and how much is it? I assume there is a bulk number required for it to be worthwhile to them.

Thinking of making up ones for SSE (even though no-one has asked for them) and then i can give back the SDU one i still have on my car from when screaminskyline owned it. ;)

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: May 11, 2015, 07:04:19 PM »
Next cruise: Sunday 31st May
Leaving 10:30am

Cruising to Balclutha, then to Kaka Point, then back to Clutha and maybe finish up at the Kaitangata BMX track.

Hoose keen? ;) Looks like a nice wee drive according to my trip on Google Maps. Will probably head down the coast through Brighton and Taieri Mouth to get to SH1 after we leave Dunners.

Off-Topic / Re: this forum need a revamp
« on: April 12, 2015, 12:47:17 PM »
The biggest problem i have is no obvious indicator as to which forum has new posts, and/or which topics have new replies?

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: February 18, 2015, 07:37:23 PM »
Well it was another awesome meet. :) Got a bit sunburnt in Oamaru - oops. :s

Hope my exhaust wasn't too much of a distraction Plague. ;) You seemed to have no trouble keeping up with me, but then again your car is a lot lighter and more nimble. According to Gran Turismo. :P By the way, do you still play GT? If so;

The list;

1x R34 Skyline GT sedan
1x R32 Skyline GT-R coupe
1x R32 Skyline GTS-4 sedan
2x R32 Skyline GTS
1x A31 Cefiro sedan
1x Stagea 25x wagon
1x Z32 300ZX coupe
1x Honda Integra Type R coupe
1x Honda Accord 24S sedan
1x Mitsubishi FTO GPX coupe
1x Ford Escort convertible


WAITATI (minus the Ford, plus a Cefiro)



BEACH ROAD, NEAR OAMARU (this section closed, with good reason...)


Have HEAPS more photos, if you were there let me know if you want any more of your car. :)

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: February 08, 2015, 03:45:54 PM »
Sunday 25th January 2015

Great day, great turnout again. :)

And had some special cars turn up, especially the turbo Jaguar and very rare R32 Autech GT-R

1x V36 Skyline 350GT Type SP sedan
1x R34 Skyline GT sedan
1x R32 Autech GT-R sedan
3x R32 Skyline GTS coupe
1x R31 Skyline Ti sedan
1x Z32 300ZX TwinTurbo
1x Z32 300ZX
1x Toyota Supra Sz
1x Toyota Hiace SuperCustom
1x Toyota Hiace 'vanute'
1x Fiat X-19
1x '66 Mopar
1x Honda Integra
1x 1970's? Jaguar XJ6 Turbo (probably the most powerful car there?)

Just past Mt Cargill

Next cruise on this coming Sunday, the 15th. Meeting at 9:30am at the Dunedin ice stadium carpark, then doing the following;

CRUISE LEAVES AT 10AM SHARP. Please arrive with enough petrol/diesel/electricity/biofuel/jet fuel for the cruise.

Anywho, same as last time - we meet at the ice stadium, head up to North Dunedin, but up Bethunes Gully (Norwood St), along Mt Cargill Road all the way to Waitati. On SH1 for a very short time, until the bottom of the Kilmog, where we turn right onto Coast Road, to eventually head through Karitane etc.

Then back onto SH1 for a while, with a possible quick detour at Waikouaiti on the old SH1 (depends on interest levels). Then back on it till Palmerston, then we take Horse Range Road through Trotters Gorge which may not be nice to drive on at the mo (roadworks?) but it's less boring than the motorway. ;) Which arrives back to SH1 near Moeraki.

Cruise for a wee while longer on SH1 to Waianakarua Road, by the mill house/old Scout camp just before Herbert (Sherbert). Hopefully don't hold up SH1 traffic too much as we wait to turn into that road (no turning lane). Then its through to Kakanui, where we take Magdala St into the town, then Harbour Tc around the outside edge between the town and the ocean, then back onto the road and finish up at Oamaru Harbour.

Then we may find a food source for lunch, and who knows what we'll do after that (up to whoever turns up).

South Island / Re: Dunedin SSE meets
« on: January 19, 2015, 06:59:42 PM »
BBQ being bought along now, time also changed.

South Island / Dunedin SSE meets
« on: January 18, 2015, 07:57:49 PM »
Hey all.

This year i'm aiming to try have at least one cruise meet every single month instead of wimping out in Winter, so will announce the next meet details below this blabbering each time it comes around.

Any type of car at all welcome to attend (or motorbike, van/truck etc), and the only rules are to please hold off on the skids, speeding etc while you're with us. A group of cars is going to attract attention and we don't want that to be negative attention, nor do we want the Police to stop us. Been organising meets for ten or more years now with no trouble from the Police, so want to keep it that way!

The next meet will be mentioned as a reply to this topic, so keep checking back!

Meets are on rain or shine. (we're not an SDU competitor if you've never heard of us, we only operate in the South Island and the club was actually formed from the South Island section of SDU way back in 2003).

South Island / Re: On Sunday, November 23rd...
« on: November 20, 2014, 05:56:15 PM »
Not too sure sorry, this is just one i started up for the Otago Hospice. :)

South Island / Re: On Sunday, November 23rd...
« on: November 19, 2014, 03:52:41 PM »
On this Sunday!

The military guys are putting on a big display apparently and will be offering rides in a tracked vehicle too i think. :)

And we have a couple of raffles on the day, one of them is good if you like being a passenger in fast cars (and by fast i mean nothing less than 500hp), but can only choose one to ride in. ;)

Turn up in/on whatever, just be there (please!). :)

Don't have to cruise if you don't want, there will still be people there while we're out waking up the neighbourhoods. :P

South Island / On Sunday, November 23rd...
« on: October 05, 2014, 02:18:40 PM »'ll be attending the 2014 Otago Community Hospice Charity Cruise in Dunedin, right? ;)

(top pic in flyer below is from our 2011 or 2012 event)

(scanned flyer, hence the bad quality)


We're now in our fifth year, and are hoping that this is the year when it doesn't rain!

Last year we allowed motorbikes for the first time, and it was also our best year yet. 180+ cars, 8 motorbikes, $3,655.70 raised for the hospice.

Other than turning up on the day, we also would love for people to help spread the word - even to people you see at the petrol station/supermarket/golf course in their Jag, Porsche, GT-R, F350, Harley, Aprillia etc.

Theres still been a few marques we haven't seen yet either, Aston Martin, Bentley, Lamborghini, Lancia, Lexus?, Maserati, Rolls Royce, TVR. Had a number of Ferrari's and Porsches turn up over the years, but it's always awesome to get any type of car along!

See you there...  :P

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