LAST of the CHROME BUMPERS, Lardner Park – Sunday 6th October 2013

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Originally held at the Coralyn Recreation Reserve, this show out-grew its venue a couple of years ago, and had to be moved to Lardner Park, just south of Warragul.

There was a greater variety of cars compared to that at Old Gippstown last Fathers day. Still mostly American iron but with a wider time scale, from the early ?20s to the last chrome bumpers of the 80s. Many more European and British cars, mostly sports cars with a smattering of saloons. MGs, Triumphs, SL Benzs, Porsche, E-type Jags and Corvettes. Also lots of Mustangs, Camaros and a lone Barracuda. British saloons included a variety of Jags. Rovers, Vauxhalls, and the lovely white RM Riley drop head that was at Old Gippstown. Lots of Holdens of course, and plenty of Fords, including a few English Fords such as Escorts, Pilots and Capri.

There was also a swap meet and plenty of trade stands, many under cover in Lardner Park’s vast display halls. There were also plenty of food and drink stands.

Alex and I enjoyed the show and can recommend it in the future.

Words by John Weymouth, pictures by Alex Weymouth.?

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5 Responses to LAST of the CHROME BUMPERS, Lardner Park – Sunday 6th October 2013

  1. I was interested in finding out about booking a stand at the last Chrome Bumper at Lardner Park on Oct 7 2014. Could you advise if stalls are still available and any details you can provide. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks Denise

  2. John Fowler says:

    Hi Denise, We do not run this event.
    I suggest you contact the Cora Lyn Footbal Club to get a contact about this, or you could try these contacts who used to be involved : Dennis 0409 861 088 or Gary 0421 520 504
    Regards, John

  3. Frank Beamish says:

    Do I have to register my car to participate in Last Of Chrome Bumpers 2014

    • Steve says:

      Last of the Chrome Bumpers classic car show will be held at Lardner Park on Sunday 5th October 2014. Starts at 8am, no need to book just roll up and pay your $5 entry. For further information contact Dennis Jones 0409 861 088

  4. Kyp Matheou says:

    Hey mate wondering what time should we rock up as there are a few of us coming!? Cheers kyp

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