Reader Ride: 1987 HDT VL Group Three

By: Billy Tasker

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1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three
1987 HDT VL Group Three 1987 HDT VL Group Three

You had us at VL

I've had my VL Group Three since about 2001, and before that a mate of mine owned it, and I remember seeing it for the first time and just thinking ‘I’ve got to have that car’.

It took me 12 years to convince him to sell it to me, but I finally got it, and it’s just awesome.

Over the years I’ve restored it and tried to get it back to as close to factory fresh as I can, but it’s a Brock, so it’s always worth the effort.

1987 HDT VL Group Three

It doesn’t need much, just a couple of things under the engine bay, but I want it to be the way Brocky had it when it left the factory.

People also forget that these cars were built after the Brock Director bust-up with Holden, so there was only 38 VL SS Group 3s ever built.

I’ve got other cars; a replica L34 Torana and a Sandman, but this car’s really special, and I love driving it.

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