CONTENTS

> FEATURES

MARCH 2017 | VOLUME 38 | ISSUE 03

> FEATURES

16

BEHIND THE NEWS

Summernats co-owner Andy Lopez talks us through some important changes for ’Nats 31

18

LEGEND: FARMTRUCK & AZN

The Street Outlaws superstars drop by the Street Machine office for a chat

50

MOTORVATION

The jewel in the WA car show crown was cut back to one day, but it went off nevertheless

78

VIC HOT ROD SHOW

The Australian Nostalgia Racers turn up the heat at the 52nd Victorian Hot Rod Show

100

KANDOS

All the action from the biggest little show in New South Wales

114

CHOPPED

The Chopped crew are taking a break, but will be back for their 10th anniversary in 2018

124

TECH TORQUE: HUB DYNOS

We check out the ins and outs of Mainline’s ProHub hub dynos

138

BARRA-POWERED VAL SLEEPER

A VE Valiant that looks grandpa on the outside and kinda BA XR6 turbo under the bonnet

> REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 22 PEOPLE LIKE US 24 SNAP SHOTS 26 FANGING FLICK 29 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 130 DIRTY STUFF 132 IN GEAR 134 WILD AT HEART 136 STAGE WRITE 138 URBAN WARFARE 143 TOP 10 LISTS 144 IRON MAIDEN 148 READERS’ ROCKETS 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

FORTUNATE SON 034

The true tale of the Street Machine Summernats 30 Grand Champ

VOLVO SLEEPER 154

A Swedish taxi with turbo V8 power!

042

FIRST TIME LUCKY

How a lad from Shepparton knocked his debut streeter out of the park

068

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK

Howard Astill’s immortal ROCK 3 XA Falcon hasn’t aged a day

094

TOY STORY

A bloke and his Torry celebrate their 20th anniversary in a haze of methanol

062

BROCK SHOCK

A genuine HDT VL Group A, with 1800hp sticking out through the bonnet

086

PONY EXPRESS

A ’65 Mustang designed to cut it with the finest pro touring cars on the planet

108

HIGH DISTINCTION

Holden’s Highly Dangerous ugly duckling never looked so good