57 Chevy

Who doesn’t love the lines of a 57? We recently had the pleasure of fabricating a custom air cleaner housing for this absolute beast as there was limited bonnet room to fit a standard shaped air cleaner. We also performed some mechanical and cosmetic services on her in preparation for her new owners

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HQ GTS Monaro

This gorgeous, one owner HQ GTS Monaro was sent to us for a secret restoration for a 70th birthday surprise! The owner had no idea his pride and joy was being restored and was blown away with the level of detail we had put into it. Last registered in 1993 with just under 73000 original miles on it, she underwent a complete transformation in just under 12 months. She’s now re-registered and ready to cruise the streets of Adelaide once…

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Dark Horse

We recently had the pleasure of working on this beautiful dark horse, a 2020 Mustang GT, with upgrades like: full exhaust system & headers, cold air intake, bigger throttle body, aftermarket high performance radiator and modified the tune. The results were 65 extra horsepower at the treads and one very happy owner

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Yellow XY GT Loom Replcement

Shipped in from Victoria this very tidy yellow GT came in for some needed wiring love after a lengthy stay at an Auto Electrician. With a melted dash and a lot of chopping and splicing revealed, it was decided to completely replace the vehicle wiring. We stripped her of all main and sub-looms and replaced them with our own reproduction looms. Whilst here we also fixed up a few other minor issues and completely restored her steering wheel. It amazes…

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ZB vs Tree

When a nice Sunday drive turns pear-shaped, its good to know your insurance company uses a quality repairer This tidy ZB had an unfortunate tumble with a fallen tree branch and was sent to us for repairs. Needless to say the old girl’s owner is very happy with the repair job!

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NOS GT Steering Wheels

We were recently commissioned to verify, clean and preserve these three NOS GT Steering Wheels (XR/XT/XY) and design display cabinets for each one.We then drove them personally to NSW to ensure their safe delivery. The customer had left it in our hands to design the display boxes and was blown away with the end product (photos just don’t do them justice!).

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Congrats Nick!

Congratulations to Nick Borelli for winning best Original restored and winning Top undercarriage and driveline with your gorgeous XY GT.

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Gold XT GT Revival

After spending the last six years undergoing a colour change back to it’s original GT Gold (prior to the new owner purchasing her, she’d been changed to red), she was delivered to us in a rather sad state of disrepair. We proceeded to strip her again, then repaired & re-painted the engine bay and engine bay accessories. The outside was detailed further with complete panel re-fitting & re-gapping, the missing blackouts & stripes added, mouldings fitted and a full cut…

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S-Series Valiant

Today we say goodbye to this gorgeous Blue S-Series Val! When she arrived she was showing pretty obvious signs of old age, so the owner decided while she was here it was time for a new colour scheme and a new interior. Everything was given some RPR love and today she leaves looking ready for some summer cruising!

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Concours Voltage Regulators for XW-XY Falcon & ZC-ZD Fairlane

New Product Line: Concours Voltage Regulators for XW-XY Falcon & ZC-ZD Fairlane. These are mechanical (not electrical) like original and come with correct style cork gasket & painted markings (not a sticker/decal). Note that due to the markings being painted, there will be a slight variation in finishes. Available online and in store today!

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We’re Still Trading!

We are still open and trading! With so much uncertainty at the moment we thought we’d confirm that we are still open for business. We’re still available for restoration, mechanical, servicing and spare parts if you need us! From all of us here at RPR we hope you stay safe, stay at home and spend plenty of quality time….in your garage!

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LC-LJ Torana Heater Box Foam Seal Gasket Set

Restoring a LC-LJ Torana? If you are then you’ll need our Heater Box Rebuild Gasket Set for LC-LJ GMH Toranas. We’re restored a few of them now and we’ve struggled to find the right gasket set with all the seals we required to rebuild the box properly, so we set out on making our own. This kit includes the seven (7) Heater Box foam gaskets required to rebuild and re-fit the Heater Box, including the firewall plate gasket (see pictures…

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1962 Series-1 Jaguar E-Type

Today this absolutely stunning 1962 Series-1 E-Type Jaguar completes her miracle transformation, from the rusty, previously ‘munted’ shell that had been hand-balled to us four years ago to the pristine sample you see here (make sure you check out the ‘before’ photo!) Finished in Opalescent Bronze and Bright Red trim she is the 370th Right Hand Drive E-Type produced. This model has relatively few aftermarket parts available so a lot of the parts were restored back to their original condition.…

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More OE Replacement Looms & Harnesses are coming!

As we continue to move forwards in our mission to make brand new, off the shelf replacement wiring looms for early Ford Falcon models, we are happy to announce a new release of sub-looms now available to purchase. These are reproduced from original wiring, built as close as possible to colour, termination and finish of the original samples. All of our terminations are crimped and soldered for durability, and while some are plug and play, most of these will require…

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RPR Contact Details

Rodney Plowman Restorations
32 Heath Street LONSDALE SA
Ph. [08] 8326 0351 or
Ph. [08] 8326 0427

Opening Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:00pm – 12:00pm

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