CONTENTS

> FEATURES

APRIL 2016 | VOLUME 36 | ISSUE 4

> FEATURES

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XBOSS AT DETROIT AUTORAMA

A crack team of Aussie car crafters head Stateside with their wild XB Falcon to take on the world’s best

12

JEFF LUTZ IN AUSTRALIA

US Drag Week champ and Street Outlaws regular Jeff Lutz brings his Evil Twin ’57 Chev to Oz

20

LEGEND: CHRIS CHRISTOU

Chris takes us back to when he and his rampaging GTHO became part of Aussie burnout folklore

50

UBC BALLARAT

The Ultimate Burnout Challenge finally gets some sunshine – not that you could see it for all the smoke

74

MAD MAX AT CLUNES

The cars, the bikes, so many Interceptors, and general Mad-ness. It’s the ‘Johnny The Boy Lives Tour’

94

BRIGHT ROD RUN 2015

Alpine Victoria’s iconic weekend-long rod run celebrates 25 years

108

APSA ROUND ONE

The 2016 Australian Pro Street Association series revs up at Calder Park Raceway

154

SLEEPERS

Sure, it looks like Nana’s bowls club conveyance, but Mark Allen’s LC hides a tough Holden 355 stroker

> REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 16 SPIT & POLISH 18 PEOPLE LIKE US 20 LEGEND 24 SNAP SHOTS 26 FANGING FLICK 29 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 122 TECH TORQUE 130 DIRTY STUFF 133 WILD AT HEART 134 URBAN WARFARE 139 TOP 10 LISTS 140 BLOWIN’ GASKETS 142 IRON MAIDEN 144 IN GEAR 148 YOUNG GUN 150 READERS’ ROCKETS 154 SLEEPERS 156 MY SHED 162 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

TRIB-UTE 042

Dustin Goldsmith’s 1000hp VE ute pays homage to the late Laurie Starling

RED DAWN 116

Now twice-resurrected, this pocket-sized sin bin finally gets its place in the sun

BLACK MAGIC 034

Chris Christou’s son Rhys shows he’s a chip of the old block with this immaculate Windsor-powered XR

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PREMIER LEAGUE

While the cool kids play with their hairdryers, Steve MacGregor sticks with the trusty Holden V8

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SPECIAL FX

Glenn Muller’s Humpy ute looks like a good-asnew resto, but it rocks to blown L67 V6 power

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HIP TO BE SQUARE

It might look stock but it’s ready to rock – Joe Yezzi takes his ’74 C10 back to square one

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PRIZE FIGHTER

A pro touring ’Stang built by a father and son in their shed – and they didn’t spare the horses

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AHEAD OF THE CURVE

Built for round-track racing but just as comfortable on the street, Garry Brown’s Dart offers the best of both worlds