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Old 06-28-2005, 04:22   #1 (permalink)
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Perentti anyone heard of them?

i'm am just after info from anyone who has owned one or has helped build one, from what i've gathered they are a corvette replica based on a holden 1tonne ute chassis (yes i realise this is ford forums but i can't seem to find anything anywhere else)
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Old 06-28-2005, 17:15   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Perentti anyone heard of them?

Ron this may not help but i do remember street machine ran adds for the perentti ,i think it may have been a work shop that specialised in them about 85 i think they also were trying to push the two door vk i think it was. If you contact streetmachine or ill have a look through some of my old s/machine books see if i can find the add. chris.
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Yup. You are spot on based on a Holden 1 tonner. So they can use a 253-308 V8. I saw one once back in the 80's from what I can recall they didn't shorten the chassis so the proportions lokked a bit strange compared to a 69-83 Corvette. I think that the headlights were hidden behind a perspex screen rather than pop-ups.
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Old 06-29-2005, 00:35   #4 (permalink)
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yeh they have an extra quarter window at the rear of the cabin so they are a bit longer, and they have a boot plus a full tilt front end. what i'm wanting to know is has anyone or does anyone know about troubles with registering them?
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yeh they have an extra quarter window at the rear of the cabin so they are a bit longer, and they have a boot plus a full tilt front end. what i'm wanting to know is has anyone or does anyone know about troubles with registering them?
has it ever been registered?

if not good luck!!!
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Re: Perentti anyone heard of them?

I was part of the Component Car Club back in the early '90s. There were a few Parenti's in the club, though they were mainly Melbourne based. From memory the kits came from counrty Victoria; Bendigo or Ballarat? They were certainly road registerable at the time but interpretation of the ADRs was different from state to state.
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I was part of the Component Car Club back in the early '90s. There were a few Parenti's in the club, though they were mainly Melbourne based. From memory the kits came from counrty Victoria; Bendigo or Ballarat? They were certainly road registerable at the time but interpretation of the ADRs was different from state to state.
yes at the time they were and if it had been its fine too but if not then full adrs apply!!!
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Old 06-30-2005, 02:05   #8 (permalink)
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dynowog. no its a rolling shell at the moment
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dynowog. no its a rolling shell at the moment
so never been registered?

if so you'll need to follow current epa and adr rules hence genIII/boss v8 or better again barra6tand all computer gear or lpg with full feedback etc!!!
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Old 06-30-2005, 14:06   #10 (permalink)
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you sure it won't be registerable as a rebodied vehicle and be governed by the epa and adr regs according to the build date on the hq chassis?
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