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    Stunning Leyland Hippo heads into the Truck Show for a Great day at Sandown in 2011

    RS 1990, timstoys1, KW kid, Kryten65, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. BORZOPICS [deleted] 40 months ago | reply

      Craig where is all this gear hiding. How cool is that..

    2. secret squirrel6 40 months ago | reply

      Thanks Nick=Yeah they have done this big Hippo up in great Style This truck used to work his life down in the Pits of the Coalmines in the Latrobe Valley and this was the Origingal colour and everything if you blow the photo up you can see its even got the Original phone Number on him 4 Digits I think it was how cool I will upload a left hand shot of him too thanks Nick

    3. BORZOPICS [deleted] 40 months ago | reply

      Gee 4 digitis for a phone number back then, cant imagine that. yes more pics please.

    4. atkipete 40 months ago | reply

      And the old Euclid on the back gos well. Straight 6-71 GM and all the right noise coming out.

    5. cupcakes2, 40 months ago | reply

      soooo NICE !

    6. secret squirrel6 40 months ago | reply

      Thanks Nick Yeah I remember when we first got a Telephone on at Home it had three Numbers I think and you had to ring the exchange to call someone and then the ladys on the Exchange would listen in on your calls so lots of gossip in those days I was only about three or four but I remember =Thanks Peter Aaaaaah Still runs eh I was wondering about that so thanks for that great Info Peter=Thanks Tim Yeah a real step back in time here mate gee he has done a great job on this=Thanks Karen Yeah spent most of his life down in the pits of the ope cut has not done many miles at all this one thanks Karen=Tim=Peter=Nick

    7. klintan77 40 months ago | reply

      The Hippo must be one of the coolest english trucks, looks great!

    8. fpizarro 40 months ago | reply

      Excelente Imagem. Parabéns.
      This is a wonderful shot. Congratulations.
      صورة رائعة
      Immagine bella. Congratulazioni.
      Esto es una foto hermosa. Enhorabuena.

    9. secret squirrel6 40 months ago | reply

      Thanks Klintan and Fpizarro=Yeah I agree mate I didnt get to see to many of them so to have this one restored is just amazing a real credit to the owners there were a lot of cameras clicking around this beauty thanks Klintan=fpizarro

    10. .O.. 39 months ago | reply

      That Hippo is superb! Love to hear both of them pulling hard.....that Euclid would sound sweet.

    11. secret squirrel6 39 months ago | reply

      Thanks Oliver Yeah sure does sound sweet I did get some Video of him mate which I will upload soon for you thanks Oliver

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