CONTENTS

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SEPTEMBER 2017 | VOLUME 37 | ISSUE 09

> FEATURES

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LEGEND: DAVE MISSINGHAM

We bid farewell to Dave Missingham, one of the founding fathers of Aussie Pro Stock racing

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VALVOLINE SMOTY 2017

Vote for the 2017 Street Machine Of The Year for a chance to win a trip for two to Summernats 31!

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MEGUIAR’S MOTOREX

A big announcement about MotorEx’s future almost overshadowed the amazing cars on show

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MOPAR SUNDAY & MAYHEM

The Pentastar shines bright over Queensland with two awesome Mopar events in one weekend

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HISTORY: ARIEL CUSTOMS

How Nick Venardis turned an unsuspecting HD into one of the wildest Aussie customs ever built

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BUYING USED: XR6 TURBO

How to buy a good example of Ford Australia’s giant-killing turbo-six Falcon

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TURBO GREY MOTOR

Swinging for the fences with the turbo grey motor that powers Mark Riek’s superb FX ute

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RB30 ENGINE BUILD

Aiden watches his ‘dirty 30’ getting assembled and ready for the engine dyno

1200 TECHNIQUES 042

Squeezing 1200 horses beneath the bonnet of a wild Falcon ute

BARRA INTO COMMODORE 124

Building a XR6 turbo-powered VS ute for under $10K

REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 24 SNAP SHOTS 26 FANGING FLICK 29 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 136 DIRTY STUFF 138 URBAN WARFARE 142 TOP 10 LISTS 144 WILD AT HEART 146 STAGE WRITE 148 IN GEAR 150 SLEEPERS 156 READERS’ ROCKETS 160 IRON MAIDEN 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

BLACK GOLD 034

Brendan Cherry swaps his AGRO-01 HQ for a show-worthy, big-grunt twin-turbo HK

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GALANT EFFORT

This tough LS1-powered Mitsu was meant to be a skid car, but it turned out way too nice for that

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HATCHING A PLAN

Jodie Guilfoyle has her 590hp LX Torana set for single-digit quarters

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CULT HERO

You’d be STRESSN too if you were trying to build an 876hp, 6/71-blown VN SS in time for Summernats

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HAULING CLASS

John Hutchings loves Fords, Windsors and tunnel-rams. That explains this XK ute, then!

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LIVING THE DREAM

George Anastasiou has Glenlyon Motors build him the ’67 RS Camaro he’d dreamt of since he was 12