CONTENTS

> FEATURES

MAY 2016 | VOLUME 36 | ISSUE 5

> FEATURES

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NITRO FUNNY CARS

GCís Nitro circus hits the delightful South Coast Raceway in Portland

68

DETROIT AUTORAMA

The Street Machine team visit the holy grail of indoor car shows

94

SALT RACING IN SOUTH OZ

Seddo and Davo return to the sacred salt of Lake Gairdner for a dose of the good stuff

112

GAZZANATS WA

The Sandgropers get down and party at the Collie Motorplex

122

CRATE MOTORS

From budget small blocks to the latest Ford and GM factory wonders

128

PROJECT TORANA BUILD

We check out all the hard yakka that has gone into our lovely giveaway hatch

138

URBAN WARFARE

Arby and mates get his budget VG Valiant project a little closer to completion

152

YOUNG GUNS

Take one rooted XL Falcon ute, add a UC Torana front end and a blown 250 six for rubber-killing fun

> REGULARS

07 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 18 SNAP SHOTS 20 FANGING FLICK 23 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 122 TECH TORQUE 134 DIRTY STUFF 137 WILD AT HEART 138 URBAN WARFARE 139 TOP 10 LISTS 144 STAGE WRITE 146 IRON MAIDEN 148 BLOWING GASKETS 152 YOUNG GUN 154 IN GEAR 158 READERSí ROCKETS 162 LOL166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

HOT HATCH 040

Project Torana is (almost) finished! And you can win it. Check out page 38 to find out how

BUDGET FUN 138

Donít cry Mopar fans, but Arbyís new ride will have a turbo LS under the bonnet

028

XBOSS FALCON

Chris and Colleen Bitmeadís street-registered testament to Aussie workmankship and creativity

062

ONE OF A KIND

The team from Deluxe Rod Shop breathe new life into a very special panel van

088

LOCK AND LOAD

540ci of big block power in a cruise-friendly VG Valiant wagon package

056

BRUTISH EMPIRE

Ben Crombie may well have sent the values of 1960s Rollers through the roof!

080

CRUISE AND BRUISE

Greenyís dream of a 1000hp street car comes true, thanks to a twin turbo SBC

104

SLAM AND DELIVER

Chopped, dropped and stuffed with an LS1, Michael Ellardís Rodeo is an elite-level masterpiece