CONTENTS

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MARCH 2016 | VOLUME 36 | ISSUE 3

> FEATURES

18

LEGEND: DAVE FAULKNER

The Hoodoo Gurus frontman reveals why he never showed us his Cobra

48

MUSCLE CAR MADNESS

We head across the ditch for the ‘Summernats of the South’ to learn how the Kiwis do it

72

MOTORVATION 30

Perth’s premier show-and-go weekend returns for a 30th go-round, and this year was better than ever

94

TOORADIN TRACTOR PULL

Fancy a pull-off? It’s par for the course with this berserk array of hi-po farm machinery

108

VIC HOT ROD SHOW

The Victorian Hot Rod Show begins its second half-century in style at the Royal Exhibition Building

114

MUSTANG RACING HISTORY

To celebrate the return of RHD Mustangs to Oz, we look back at the greatest Aussie racing ’Stangs

122

SUMMER SHOWS

Hot automotive hijinks of all stripes help beat the post-’Nats blues

130

PROJECT TORANA TRANS

BBE Auto builds a tough TH350 for our LX Torana hatch giveaway car

DELIVERANCE 040

This EH panel van used to be a bog-filled basket case; now it’s a Summernats star

> REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 18 LEGEND 22 SNAP SHOTS 24 FANGING FLICK 27 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 130 TECH TORQUE 136 DIRTY STUFF 139 WILD AT HEART 140 URBAN WARFARE 145 TOP 10 LISTS 146 STAGE WRITE 148 IN GEAR 152 YOUNG GUNS 154 READERS’ ROCKETS 160 SLEEPERS 162 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

064

ESCAPE HATCH

Dave Streat applies some new-school tech to an old-school classic and liberates 360 horses!

088

UNITED GREATS

Pro touring hot rod or classic cruiser?

Why don’t we have both?

032 SMOKING DART

Brent Murray’s Elite Top 20 Dart replica sure is a Valiant effort

056

GREEN MACHINE

This Dandy Engines-fettled XW ute packs around 2500hp and is gunning for the six-second zone

080

MAGIC BUS

It’s no cartoon, folks – this tripped-out, delightfully bonkers bread bus actually exists

102

HOT CARGO

An 80s family-hauler becomes a 10-second strip-stormer thanks to an LS2-based overhaul