Great North Rally 2017 Oct 29th!



Our Subaru owners annual charity cruise, the Great North Rally for 2017, is being held on Sunday 29th October 2017 and is raising money once again for Cystic Fibrosis NSW, in memory of club member Liam Wild who we lost to this in 2012 when he was just 28.

Last year we were able to raise over $2,300 which we aim to top again this year.

Those coming from Sydney will be meeting at Thornleigh McDonalds from 8:30am for a 9am departure where we will use the M1 (F3) to Tuggerah McDonalds.  Contact person there will be club member Craig Jefferies in his grey MY05 STI with SNOOZ on the number plate, if you can't find him look for Adam Fish in a red MY12 STI hatch.

If you are coming down from North of Tuggerah we are planning to have a meet point for a cruise down to Tuggerah, please see the following PDF for detailed directions of the planned route ...


We will be asking for a 'voluntary' $5 per car donation.  For this $5 you will get an entry into the draw for the lucky door prize which will be a $100 SuperCheap Auto gift voucher, proudly supported by Brian Rusten and Energise Home Loans.


Following the raffle we will head to Wollombi and Wollombi Tavern via the attached directions.

In regards to eating at the Tavern, there are also other options 2 mins up the road, also there is a mass of grass at the tavern to bring some chairs and a rug, and some food of your own perhaps. There will obviously not be enough seating for everybody so I encourage you to throw a chair in just in case.

Please indicate when you register if you intend on eating at the pub so I can let them know beforehand.

After lunch you are free to leave when you wish and most head home via Broke and the Putty Rd to Windsor.

Perhaps, as it was the last couple of years, there may be some members that cannot attend but still wish to donate to Cystic Fibrosis in memory of Liam.

If any member would like to do that please visit this website and make your donation, big or small. Please then contact me and let me know the amount and I will add that to the announcement of total money raised by our club for this great cause.

If you have a CB bring that along and we will be on channel 21

Please ensure that you have enough fuel before you leave Tuggerah, options for 98 Ron fuel are indicated below at Tuggerah, and there is now also another Woolies Caltex another 1km down the road towards Wyong from the BP

For those that require E85, just south of Tuggerah as you're heading up the F3 at Ourimbah is United:


Please note that this is a family friendly cruise to raise money for a worthy charity.  Any inconsiderate or antisocial behaviour on or off the road will not be tolerated, if the police wouldn't like you doing it then neither will we!  The Impreza WRX Club will cooperate fully with authorities should any issues occur. 


If you would like to join us for a fun day out and help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis NSW please register at the link below so we know how many people/cars to expect:

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our event organiser:

Evan McNeill - 0413 382 600





Apart from the awesome list of raffle prizes below that will be drawn on the day we will also be auctioning some high value prizes!

1. This year Subaru Australia have organised an alloy wheel to be signed by none other than the current leader of the Australian Rally Championship, MOLLY TALYOR! We might even see her there on the day to present to you direct 

2. Who wants to bid on an amazing Detailing Package from club member Luke Bramall of DetPro Sydney?!!

Once again Luke has offered up an amazing package, and in my hope of raising as much money as possible for Cystic Fibrosis NSW, we are going to put this package up to auction on the day.

Detail Pro Sydney Correction and Protection package RRP $680

This paint correction and protection pack will make your Subaru's paint look better than new and includes the following:

 - Wheel cleanse and de-ironised
 - Wheel arch and Tyre cleanse
 - Complete exterior wash and de-ironisation
 - Clay decontamination of painted and glass surfaces
 - Paint correction using Rupes Bigfoot system
 - Paint jewelling with Carpro nano jewelling agent
 - Paint sealed with Fluoropolymer Sealer
 - Sealer then layered with CarPro Sio2 agent for super hydrophobicity

The service can take anywhere from 6-8 hours to complete and the protective layer will last up to 12 months if vehicle driven daily and maintained with weekly wash.

So come armed with your generosity and put your bids in for this outstanding package!


In the past we have had many great prizes donated by generous club members, their friends/family and related businesses, and this year is no different!

Club Member Ben Neal of Benny's Custom Works has been a long time supporter of this event and got right back on board early on this year and has supplied us with these 3 prizes!

* Braided Brake Line
* Braided Clutch Line (in the form of a voucher to then redeem for the correct part for your model, which will be posted to you)
* $50 Gift Voucher
Gosford Classic Car Museum has supplied us with 2 x Double passes to the Museum. This is the largest car museum in the Southern Hemisphere with over 450 cars, it really is something special!

Gosford Classic Car Museum

And how about this! A $500 Gift Voucher supplied by Harvey Norman at Erina! I must also thank Mark Anderson of LJ Hooker at East Gosford who organised this prize
A Nulon product pack donated by club member Adam Fish - contains 4L 75w90 Fully Syn gearbox oil + Engine Oil Flush + E85 performance fuel treatment.
A $50 voucher from Millin's Free Range Butcher.  Thanks Angie and Steph Millin!  

NRG Automotive Services are a long time supporter of this event and have kindly donated a bag of Subaru goodies!
Thank you to club member Victoria Walker, owner of Vinyl X, who has kindly donated a $100 gift voucher!     
A $100 JB Hi Fi Gift Card! 
Thank you to club member Ian Hosking and his business Lighthouse Agencies who have provided this for us!
Thank you to club & committee member Malcolm Pickford who has offered up an Eagle One Car Car Gift bucket worth $95.
Thank you club member Graham Adam & LG Electronics they have supplied us with a LG Smart Inverter Microwave Oven worth over $300 for our raffle!
Thanks to The Rumble Shack for their generous donation of 5 dyno testing sessions for 5 lucky winners!

Each session will consists of 3 dyno runs fully datalogged (where possible) with the usual boost, AFR, torque and power readings printed out.We have a few more prizes in the wings to announce shortly.



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