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JUNE 2017 | VOLUME 37 | ISSUE 06

> FEATURES

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LEGEND: WAYNE PAGEL

With his young fella’s HT featured this issue, what better time to chat with the pro street pioneer?

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GAZZANATS WA

Our man Matt Purnell takes on the best in the west in his HJ Holden ute, BLACKOUT

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CHRYSLERS ON THE MURRAY

The Mopar faithful flock to the border town of Albury to worship at the Pentastar altar

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MY SHED: BOB BLACKLAW

One man who owns, restores and cherishes some of Australia’s most significant speedway cars

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SPEED WEEK

We head to Lake Gairdner for our annual fill of salty, salty beautness

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BATHURST AUTOFEST

Held at Mount Panorama, which is a race track near Bathurst. You’ve probably heard of it

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TECH TORQUE

The team at the Rod Shop install a custom front end in Peter Grmusa’s ATRISK Falcon

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572CI ALLOY HEMI

A six-packed, 700hp pump-fuel Mopar mill built for regular and reliable street use > REGULARS > REGULARS 05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 24 SNAP SHOTS 26 FANGING FLICK 29 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 136 STAGE WRITE 138 DIRTY STUFF 140 URBAN WARFARE 146 WILD AT HEART 148 IN GEAR 150 BLOWIN’ GASKETS 152 IRON MAIDEN 154 READERS’ ROCKETS 160 SLEEPERS 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

CALL OF THE WILD 042

An elite-quality XM Falcon that’s built for family cruising duties

TURBO TAXI 132

Our dirty old taxi is dripping with new, boosty hotness

FULL METAL JACKET 034

A ground-hugging, real steel Torana with a 1950hp tyre-trashing big-block

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S EXPRESS

Scott Moreland’s S-Series Valiant has been in the family since new, and it’s never looked better

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SILVER FOX

A GT-inspired XW streeter with 648hp worth of aspirated Clevo shove

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CONCEALED WEAPON

Reece Pagel’s stunning HT Holden proves the apple never falls far from the tree

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FRANKENBOOST

If a VL Walkinshaw and a Nissan GT-R had an 869hp love child, this is what it’d look like

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ORANGE CRUSH

This four-pot RA23 Celica is overflowing with old-school cool