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Offline Joff

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Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« on: August 16, 2010, 04:18:48 PM »
A couple  of weeks ago I was driving home from work and got a call. Do you want a Moke??? (what a question). The answer was YES. Here is the catch The moke was staying at Flowerdale Vic. You could say it got a little HOT.b.b.q ed burnt . can i fix it ? or will the metal be damaged from the heat. ??? ??? ??? ???

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2010, 04:34:58 PM »
Joff, I think under your Motor Registry code, any vehicle that has been subjected to fire of level ......, is never able to be registered again and is classed as a statutory write of, only good for parts to go on a repairable write off of road worthy car.

However if it hasn't been through the insurance/motor registry process, there would be little difference to it being  a rusted out repairable Moke.  It will all depend on how badly burnt(rusted) it is.

Photos would help.

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Dev  

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2010, 04:55:13 PM »
or cut it up....uses the back as a trailer and the front as a BBQ...
and then keep them or sell them on this site or Ebay......
your having fun and making some cash along the way...
thats what i would do.

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2010, 05:03:55 PM »
Dev,

Photos have been emailed to Terry for him to put on cause I can't do it  :-\  Hopefully they will be on soon.

Joff

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2010, 05:23:55 PM »
G'day Joff,
              Good to have you back. Any moke for free
is a good moke. But as everyone has said depending
how warped it is from the fire. Alan M in Canada rebuilt
his burnt moke. I think that was an engine fire though
his story is on here somewhere... Nicko?

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2010, 05:34:16 PM »
G'day Joff,
              Good to have you back.
 Alan M in Canada rebuilt
his burnt moke. I think that was an engine fire though
his story is on here somewhere... Nicko?

          smoken

And Tim rebuilt his after it was burnt, I don't know how badly but it was a rebuild for him, I think.
As Smoken has said any Moke is a good Moke
Cheers

Dev

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2010, 05:43:13 PM »
thanks smoken yes any free moke is a good moke well any moke is a good moke!!!!! my moke was burnt a little more than the one in canada. its still rather straight . I am keen to rebuild it because it has a story. to go though australias worst fires and still live .

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2010, 06:37:07 PM »
At least you wouldn't need to bake the engine - eh Ian?

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2010, 07:03:58 PM »
thanks irk,
           i knew if anyone could find it, it would be you

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2010, 07:21:30 PM »
At least you wouldn't need to bake the engine - eh Ian?

Don't think you lot will let me live that down!
Ian
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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2010, 07:25:02 PM »


Who baked what ???

 ;) ;)

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2010, 07:28:17 PM »
Unlikely in the forseeable future I'm afraid Ian.

It's a bit like the old goat joke (which can't be repeated on here for those of you who don't understand - sorry)

I mean, you melt one motor ................................  ;D

I have my own cross to bear of course.

You blow up one Green Moke...............................   ;D


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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2010, 07:31:45 PM »
Hi,

The pictures that Joff sent me can be found here.

http://www.moke.com.au/featured-mokes/468-black-saturday-survivor

Terry

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Re: Black Saturday Moke for restoration.
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2010, 07:36:25 PM »
I guess its one way to get the paint off  ???