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MAY 2017 | VOLUME 39 | ISSUE 05

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12 SERIOUS SIX

Jeff and Matt Ramsay break the eight-second barrier in their wild blown 186-powered FJ ute

46 POWERCRUISE 66

So many ways to destroy tyres, with three days to get the job done

72 RACEWARS WA

The place were old-school muscle cars and exotics duke it out over distances of up 1000m!

88 BURNOUT SCENE PART 2

Part 2 of our chat with some of the heaviest hitters in the Aussie skid scene

106 MARCH MEET

Povi immerses himself in the history and good vibes at Bakersfield, California

122 CHRYSLERS BY THE BAY

The Mopar faithful flock to Geelong to show off their Vals, Dodges, Plymouths and PT Cruisers

156 MY SHED: DAVE MASON

Not the lead singer of The Reels, but a Tassie painter, car builder and drummer

170 CHEV NASCAR DONK

This month we check out a screaming ex-NASCAR mill fettled by our mate Bushy

REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 18 SNAP SHOTS 20 FANGING FLICK 23 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 128 DIRTY STUFF 134 IN GEAR 136 STAGE WRITE 138 WILD AT HEART 140 URBAN WARFARE 144 TOP 10 146 YOUNG GUN 148 READERS’ ROCKETS 152 SLEEPERS 156 MY SHED 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

FAST FAMILY FUN 038

A mint turbo LS-powered HG Premier, complete with column shift and brocade trim

TURBO TAXI 132

Scotty slaves over an engine swap for our mighty Falcon

064 SILVER BULLET

This wild chopped FJ coupe combines oldschool tricks with a new-age vibe

098 WHIPCRACKIN’

A street-and-strip Torana that runs eights without an LS motor in sight

HEMI HELP US! 028

A classic SM feature car, reborn with a 426 Hemi powerplant!

056 ROCKET SCIENCE

We should have featured this twin-turbo Capri 30 years ago. Better late than never

080 BLUE GENES

This XW was unveiled at Summernats 30 and zoomed straight into the Top 20

116 IMPALAGEDDON

Blacker than black, this ’66 Impala SS is packing 700 rampaging horses!