Summer show ready to rod ‘n’ roll

Geelong rodders Jenny Lawrie (left), Mark Vale, Bill Fanning and Terry Pyle admire the wheels of Hamilton’s Josh Fry, who will have his radical chopper bike on display at tomorrow’s Show ‘n’ Shine at Southcombe Park in Port Fairy.090109AM03 Picture: ANGELA MILNEPROUD owners are applying a final coat of polish for tomorrow’s annual South West Street Rodders Show ‘n’ Shine.More than 250 modified, customised and restored cars will converge on Port Fairy’s Southcombe Park for the event, now in its 17th year.Organiser Paul Hutchins said the display was a highlight o the Moyneyana Festival program with locals and tourists alike getting involved.”Not only do we get people coming from across the state, we get people from Sydney and Adelaide driving down here to be a part of it and enjoy the Port Fairy sunshine,” he said.”We get all types of makes and models from hot rods, street racers, Monaros, GT Falcons – there’s such a big cross-section.”Geelong’s Mark Vale said the display day was a great chance for vintage and classic car enthusiasts like himself to get together.”I’ve been coming down here to Port Fairy for four years now and it keeps getting bigger year after year,” he said.Mr Vale said it was the first time he had displayed his yellow 1935 Ford Coupe at the seaside town since buying it two months ago.”It’s great to be able to show your car to like-minded people and get their feedback on how they’ve restored their car and the history behind them.”
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