News

Mustang gets into gear for this weekend's show and shine

Geoffrey Voll gets his Mustang into gear for this weekend's show and shine.
Geoffrey Voll gets his Mustang into gear for this weekend's show and shine. Nev Madsen

A CHILDHOOD fascination came true when Toowoomba motoring enthusiast Geoffrey Voll found an affordable 1966 Ford Mustang for sale in the United States.

But what arrived in Mr Voll's driveway was not the magnificent piece of American muscle which now takes pride of place in his garage.

"It was a sad little car when it arrived from the US," he said.

"It was painted all different colours and was in pretty bad shape."

But it had potential.

Geoffrey Voll kicks back in style inside the flawless interior of his 1966 Ford Mustang.
Geoffrey Voll kicks back in style inside the flawless interior of his 1966 Ford Mustang. Nev Madsen

"Between my brother and I, we stripped the whole thing back until there was nothing else we could take off it," Mr Voll said.

"But once you've stripped back a Mustang, it's actually a pretty easy car to rebuild."

Mr Voll's Mustang will rest amongst a motorcade of classic cars, tractors, trucks and bikes this Saturday at the St Andrew's Hospital Show and Shine.

The show begins at 3pm and entry is $5 with all proceeds going towards the St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital cancer care unit.

Topics:  mustang, show and shine, st andrew's hospital, toowoomba


Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Tourist attraction just down the road

Pelican feeding every day at Labrador.

Mission is always possible

RIGHT: Volunteers Gail Harrower and Robyn McKay.

Mission Possible for local women.

What’s on this weekend

Eats & Beats at Browns Plains. Photo Inga Williams / The Reporter

Find out what's happening around Logan this weekend.

Latest deals and offers

Hospital launches new volunteer program

New program aims to improve quality of life for patients.

Tourist attraction just down the road

Pelican feeding every day at Labrador.

Mission is always possible

RIGHT: Volunteers Gail Harrower and Robyn McKay.

Mission Possible for local women.

What’s on this weekend

Eats & Beats at Browns Plains. Photo Inga Williams / The Reporter

Find out what's happening around Logan this weekend.

Cash stolen from ATM

At about 4:20pm on 1-Mar-2016 a person attended an ATM within a Beenleigh shopping centre to make a cash withdrawal. After completion, this person walked off accidently leaving their bank card in the machine. It is alleged two persons, a male and female who were standing behind, located the card in the machine and proceeded to withdraw funds. Police believe the persons pictured may be able to assist with their investigation.Photo: Contributed

Do you recognise these people?

Local teachers meet with Education Minister

SCHOOLS IN SPOTLIGHT: Education Minister Kate Jones and Minister Shannon Fentiman met with Logan principals last week.

Principals voice concerns with Education Minister.

RACQ releases SE Qld's worst choke points

Paul Turner, RACQ

Paul Turner from RACQ talks about our worst roads at peak time.

British family bashed in Thailand

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

Family beaten and kicked unconscious by gang in Thailand.

Ben Hunt wary of Sharks Halfback

Ben Hunt of the Broncos looks to pass during the round 23 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Suncorp Stadium.

Ben Hunt talks about Cronulla's Chad Townsend.

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances