In 1986 the 1930 Pickup was registered for road use for the first time in Australia.
Since first being registered in Australia Barry and his model A had certainly done some kilometers allot of which were made in the North West of Western Australia. The model A had received a lot of recognition in the North of Western Australia with local car clubs and newspapers, also after moving back to Perth Barry had received an award for the most daily driven Hot Rod in Western Australia which was a testament to Barry’s engineering on the model A.
The rear suspension was revised to accept coil over shock while using a four bar link and pan hard. The front suspension was lowered 6 more inches using an after market lowered I beam axle.