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By: David Morley, Unique cars magazine

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Got a problem with your car? Want to know which one to buy? Just want to get something off your chest? Welcome to Morley's Workshop, we discuss, debate and diagnose.

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Dave Morley enjoys a bit of a rant about the evils of too much tech and coming to terms with Ford Model A engines actually flying. Oh, and he's heard the final word on GT500 fuel tanks 

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Morley's wrestling with headlight globe failure, expounding the merits of club permit schemes, analysing fuel consumption characteristics at idle, and there's yet another Commer Knocker yarn

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Morley reckons paddock bombs teach you plenty about driving and your ability, unravels the mystery behind the dual fuel tanks in GT500 Cortinas and waves the flag again for Commer Knockers

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Morley gets creeped by uppity machines, finds most new-tech nonsense and reminisces about Commer Knockers

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Tools, early Cortinas, project cars and more

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3D printed car parts, headers, tyres & more

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VG Valiant castor, plus the debate on two-stroke diesels rumbles on - and Morley ends up wondering if respect does always get respect

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Project costs, garage bodges, salt flat racing - and Centuras are still not going away

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A Centura naysayer fires a broadside, VL Commodore woes, EJ Holdens and Minis

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Morley's Omani fan club weighs in, he gets to diagnose Beetle and Barina woes and wonders whether cheats really do prosper

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Old car character, Kingswood engine swap, Chrysler Centura & more

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Our head shed-dweller gets stuck into family histories, gets antsy about barn finds, ponders the meaning of hot Commodores, investigates 8-banger Ford utes and demystifies rotary revs

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Morley drops the knowledge on fuel tanks, plumbs the depths of 70s British ineptitude and, despite his love of sixes, lists the reasons why a Monaro with a bent-eight is the go

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Dave argues Brock semantics, holds forth on Ro80s and offers his opinion on the best engine swap option for a Sonderklasse

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VW Kombi prices, Holden 186 motor, car storage & more

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Not the Brock, cheap muscle and more

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Escorts, Datsuns, Dinos and storing your car

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Shuddering turbos, Renault restos and cheap thrills

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Customlines, Webers, Fords and GTS Holdens

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Landaus, Holden protos and bugs

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Sleepers, red motors and Ford colours

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Holden Exports, Shaky Fords, the Great Red Motor Debate

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Red motors, Chargers and flying Volvos

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Morley battles the wayward history of the red motor, consults on tools and has a go at a few other mysteries.

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We're back on the old red motor EJ debate, Morley's VN is still giving grief, we've got a bloke wondering what to blow $50k lots more

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Morley tackles an XE Ford upgrade, the great red motor debate, SS conundrums and more

Morley's back - issue 374
Morley was in witness protection for a while there, but now he's back!

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