Windscreen Washer

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A 1950s Chevrolet windscreen washer reservoir and pump. In concert with their technical sophistication the sheer velocity of early automobiles increased at a rapid rate, so much so that even […]

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Bentley 4 1/4 Manual

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An original manual for the Bentley 4 ¼ litre model. In common with many other vintage era automobiles individual Bentley models were often designated by their engine displacement or configuration. […]

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Station Wagons

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A Holden EK station sedan badge. Now largely displaced by the ubiquitous SUV the station wagon, or station sedan as the early Holden variants were known, was once the go […]

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All Ford Day Geelong

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Gearshifter was at the 2021 All Ford Day in Geelong last Sunday! The event celebrated its 30th year as one of Australia’s largest single make displays. Over 1000 Ford vehicles […]

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Peugeot 504

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An Autobooks Peugeot 504 owners workshop manual. In today’s automotive market there exist many individual models that have been produced for a number of years, even decades, by a particular […]

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Phillip Island Classic

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Staged annually since 1989 the Phillip Island Classic ‘Festival of Motorsport’ brings together a huge range of vintage and classic vehicles from both Australia and overseas. As the title implies […]

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Zenith Carburettors

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A vintage Zenith carburettor switch unit. The development of a device for mixing air and fuel to power internal combustion engines significantly predates the first practical automobiles by almost 80 […]

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Pontiac Indian

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A 1946 Pontiac bonnet mascot. A division of General Motors, the Pontiac brand was introduced in 1926 and named after an 18th century Native American war chief. As such, stylised […]

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Scuderia Ferrari

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Reproduction enamel sign of a 1933 poster celebrating Scuderia Ferrari’s four years in competition. Throughout the 1920’s a young Enzo Ferrari raced Alfa Romeos as a factory team driver, scoring […]

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Personal Steering Wheel

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A 1970’s Alfa Romeo steering wheel by Personal. The early development of the motor car saw many innovations that would set the automotive standard for all subsequent designs, although some […]

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