CONTENTS

FEATURES

DECEMBER 2017 | VOLUME 37 | ISSUE 12

FEATURES

18

LEGEND: GARY MYERS

Burnout pioneer pulls off the first-ever SMOTY hat-trick with AGROXA

50

END OF THE LINE

A look at the last Holdens to come off the production line at the Elizabeth assembly plant

64

DRAG WEEK

We go Stateside as seven Aussie teams mount an assault on Hot Rod Drag Week

92

KING OF THE STREET

Twin-turbo big-block meets all-wheel-drive RB power in the final showdown at KOTS

112

SAND DRAGS

So-Cal’s Hammer Down Nationals takes drag racing off-road

126

GRUNT HUNT

Competition Engines fits a pair of snails to the mega-cube Ford big-block in Paul Hamilton’s XA

> REGULARS

05 TELFO 10 NEWSFRONT 14 SPIT & POLISH 16 PEOPLE LIKE US 24 SNAP SHOTS 26 FANGING FLICK 29 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 132 IN GEAR 134 DIRTY STUFF 136 WILD AT HEART 140 URBAN WARFARE 144 TOP 10 LISTS 146 STAGE WRITE 148 BLOWIN’ GASKETS 150 SLEEPERS 154 READERS’ ROCKETS 158 IRON MAIDEN 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH

THE PROFESSIONAL 042

Clevo-powered XA Falcon with serious street cred and a tougherthan- tough stance

STREET DREAMS 100

The Sidchrome Mustang project is complete; now it needs a home

NEW SENSATION 034

Ben Judd’s show-stopping six-cylinder EH wagon is one cool cruiser on the cutting edge

056

HUMBLE BRAG

An elite HQ Monaro GTS with Summernats Grand Champion-sized ambitions

080

MEAN STREET

Street-legal in New Zealand looks a bit like this hard-as-nails twin-turbo Torana hatch

088

WILD THING

Two doors are better than four with this killer Windsor-powered Futura Sports Coupe

106

MIX MASTER

Mark Sullivan’s Chevy small blockpowered F100 asks: ‘What the truck?’

120

FOX ON THE RUN

The LS1-powered Silver Fox bus is the flashest chopped nine-seater on the block