Monthly Archives: February 2017

How to work magic on a BMW

The guest speaker at the March meeting will be Bill Hamilton, who will explain how he fitted a V10 engine into a 1988 four-cylinder BMW M3. The replacement comes from a 2006 M5, and Bill says it has increased the M3’s power output from a respectable 200bhp to a mind-blowing 620bhp. Bill says he didn’t […]

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403 features on Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery

The episode of Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery on Wednesday 1 March will focus on Colin Hay, lead singer of Men At Work, who topped the charts at rocked Australia II in 1983. Colin Hay has a family connection with the Peugeot 403, and in this episode he drives a special 403, provided by Phil Torode. […]

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Economy run and navigation test, Sunday 5 March

This is the first PCCV run Economy Run for several years. Tony Ahearne is the director so we can expect an interesting event. The aim of this is event is to have an entertaining social drive with a little challenge attached. We have extended an invitation – challenge – to Fiat Car Club members and […]

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Reminder: Classic Showcase on Sunday 19 February

The annual Classic Showcase is on Sunday 19 February at Flemington racecourse. Gates open at 9am. Bring your best Peugeot along and be part of the PCCV concours d’elegance. Be sure to fill in the entry form that you will be given when you arrive at the PCCV stand. We can’t judge your car if […]

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Lovely Peugeots on the internet

Thanks to two great supporters of the club we have learned of two great websites to look at. The first is from Jeff Gill, who received it from a friend. It is a Dutch site with no English translation, but the photos speak for themselves. www.cinecars.nl/en/the-lions-mouth/ [1] The second site is from our loyal Paris […]

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PCCV Economy Run, Touring Assembly, Sunday 5 March

This is the first PCCV run Economy Run for several years. Tony Ahearne is the director so we can expect an interesting event. The aim of this is event is to have an entertaining social drive with a little challenge attached. We have extended an invitation – challenge – to Fiat Car Club members and […]

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Midweek Run to Noojee Pub for lunch – change of date

Change of date from what appeared in February Torque from Wed 15th to Thur 16th February. Meeting place still 10am at Sawtellis in Tooradin. Text or email Hank if you wish to take part. 0417 364442 or verwoert1@bigpond.com

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Classic Showcase Sunday 19 February

Here is your chance to polish up your best Peugeot and show it off. The annual Classic Showcase car display will be held on Sunday at Flemington racecourse. Gates open for competitors at 9am. The cost for display cars is $20, including passengers. This year’s event is open to British and European makes. As well […]

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Missing your February Torque?

Australia Post seems to have lost the club magazines of many members. If your February magazine hasn’t arrived yet you can view the digital version by going to the website – www.pccv.org – clicking and holding on “PCCV Info” then clicking on “Torque magazine”. Happy reading!

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Yacht cruise fully booked but restaurant option still open

The cruise on Peter Myring’s yacht is now fully booked for Sunday March 19. You still have the option of meeting us at the restaurant for lunch at 1pm. If you would like to join us at Beacon Cove, please let Val know ASAP on 9728 3096 or email vsgmjk@bigpond.com so I can book the […]

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