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Hi all

Through the Toyota Car Club down here in Victoria I have received some correspondence from Toyota, as they are putting together a display of original Australian built Toyota's. They already have a good collection from the 60's when AMI first kicked off, but then it drops off, so they are looking for some assistance from enthusiasts out there. If you have a nice nanna spec corolla/corona/crown/camry that was built here in Australia, they would like to hear from you.

Given you won't have your car for a few days, I am thinking it will suit Victorians mostly.

Anyways here is the message - contact Peter on the email listed, or alternatively PM me.

> I'm the National Manager of Product Training and Publications for

> Australias favourite car company.

>

> My employer, the Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd, wish to hold a

> display of vehicles to celebrate the commencement of volume production of

> Australia's first Hybrid Car and 50 years of manufacturing Toyota cars in

> Australia.

>

> You probably already know that the first Toyota to ever be built outside

> of Japan was also the first Toyota built in Australia.

>

> Anyhow, the TMCAL collection covers most models built thru the sixties

> and we are seeking cars built at Port Melbourne during the '70s, '80s and

> '90s for the display, which will be at the Altona Manufacturing Plant on

> December 11th, 2009.

>

> If any of your members have such a car in good condition and are prepared

> to let us look after it for a few days (they'll need to be on site for a

> couple of days before the show and will be under 24 hour security and

> pampered by professional detailers), the corporation would really

> appreciate your help.

>

> Alternately, if you know somebody who has such a car and they may be

> willing to allow us to display it, they can contact me by email at peter.carpenter@toyota.com.au

>

> My office phone number is 03 9647 4325 or mobile 0419815037.

>

> thanks

>

> Peter Carpenter

> National Manager Product Training

> Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

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