Posts Tagged ‘hr holden’

Feature Car: Col’s HR Holden Ute


02 Nov

We had the pleasure of shooting Col’s incredible HR Holden utility early in 2011. It hasn’t seen the light of day in print yet, but we wanted to show you just how nice this old ute is. You can regularly see Col and the HR on show at car shows all over the greater Sydney area, including All Holden Day each year.

Powered by a nicely dressed small-block Chevrolet V8, the ute features a sweet red leather trim, large diameter billet rims and die-straight bodywork. Just to make things even better, Col says he’s now turning this same level of attention to another old Holden. Can’t wait to see that!

As always, you’ll find our photos on Flickr complete with EXIF data and lighting information, however only the detail shots used any artificial lighting. The exterior shots were all shot using nothing but Mother Nature’s wonderful lighting from above in the early morning. Sorry to all the strobist fans out there.

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Col's HR Holden Ute

Col's HR Holden Ute     Col's HR Holden Ute

Feature Car: Don Mills’ 1967 Holden HR Panel Van


04 Jun

Issue 45 of Custom Utes magazine is due out on the stands shortly and feature our photo shoot and story on Don Mills and his sweet 1967 Holden HR panel van, HRROOT. The yellow van has been entirely home built in Don’s two-car garage, including the paint and panel, engine work, machining… you name it. Be sure to pick up a copy of the magazine so you can read the entire story.

The van is powered by a 308ci Holden V8 from an HX Kingswood and is backed up by a narrowed Borg Warner diff’, with a T5 5-speed in between. The cabin is cool, too, with plenty of custom touches like that wicked tubular centre console and all that billet machining completed by Don.

As always, we’ve got a selection of images from the shoot for you to download FREE as desktop wallpapers and lighting and EXIF info is available on our Flickr page for any shooters out there interested. CLICK HERE or on the thumbnails below to check them out.

Don Mills' 1967 Holden HR Panel Van

Don Mills' 1967 Holden HR Panel Van     Don Mills' 1967 Holden HR Panel Van

Feature Car: Ditch Jones’ HR Holden Utility


12 Oct

The publication of our photo shoot and feature story on Ditch Jones’ incredible Holden HR utility marks our first front cover, which makes us a little happy in the pants to be brutally honest. This selection of six images from the full shoot is just a sample of what you can expect to see in issue 42 of Custom Utes magazine, on sale right now!

Included in the set is a driving shot, the first ever published of this Summernats Top 10 show car. For some odd reason the magazine didn’t run any of the driving shots we supplied despite the story talking about it. Oh well, can’t win ’em all. Ditch’s HR has spent the last 12 months in the ‘shop having numerous modifications undertaken to the suspension and driveline that now allow the HR to be used for light cruising and you can read all about Ditch’s 20-year history with the car in the magazine.

Be sure to grab yourself FREE desktop wallpaper versions of the images by CLICKING HERE or clicking on the thumbnails below.

Ditch Jones' HR Holden Ute

Ditch Jones' HR Holden Ute     Ditch Jones' HR Holden Ute