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Lee Murray's WEPN ProCharged 355-cube LJ Torana

Lee Murray’s ProCharged Holden V8-powered Torana is really singing thanks to EFI

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The last-ever XC Falcon Cobra, restored by Howard Astill

Cobra number 400 cops a full restoration by the master

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Nicole Jaggs's carby-fed LS-swapped LH Torana

In her third year attending Rockynats, this time Nicole Jaggs and her trophy-winning Torana took on the Grand Champion battle

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What are the worst mods you've ever done to a car?

Time to come clean and admit to the world the automotive sins of your younger self

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Turbo LS-swapped Hyundai iLoad sleeper

Reckon this is just your average plumber's van? Think again!

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582ci Pro Street Holden HJ GTS tribute

Mark Attard's tough-as-nails, 1050hp HJ Holden is the physical manifestation of the pro street dreams of his youth

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Readers' rockets: Custom HJ Monaro, slamed Beetle, WB pano + more

We check out some of our readers' cool rides from the July issue of Street Machine

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From rest to 289km/h: German road trip in a 2023 BMW X3 M Competition

Big, brash and bold: BMW’s medium SUV has both X and M factors needed for the Autobahn

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Rob Herrington's 800hp XY Falcon

Drenched in acres of black and punching out north of 800hp, Rob Herrington’s all-motor XY is a streeter to fear

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Little League 253 engine build - part two

Conclusion to the Little League 253 V8 engine build story

Little League 253 V8 build

Little League: Hotting the mighty 253!

Presenting the most-requested tech yarn in Street Machine history – the Little League Holden 253 build up!

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1000hp street-and-strip 605-cube Chrysler Hemi

Here's one for the Mopar faithful, from BK Race Engines in NSW

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Twin-turbo V10-swapped HJ Holden and other awesome reader projects

We check out our readers' current projects from the July issue of Street Machine

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Rocky Sarkis's show & go LH Torana

This perfectly contemporised Top 60 Torana proves just how good a classic muscle car can be in 2023

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Sleeper King: Shane Bridge’s 429 Mk1 Cortina

Sporting factory looks but with a 429 Ford big-block under the bonnet, Shane Bridge’s Mk1 Cortina was one of Australia’s first and most-iconic sleepers

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Barra-powered EK Holden heading to Red CentreNATS

Paul Rockes is taking his epic Ford-powered Holden to Red CentreNATS in Alice Springs

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The Ice Road (2021) - ripper car movies

This mission is on thin ice

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The man behind M: A chat with Frank van Meel

Controversy, challenges, EVs and retaining its identity: the future is fraught for BMW M. We speak to the man tasked with dragging a performance icon into a new era

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Reader's Rocket: Sam Zullo's HT Monaro

Ever since Sam's first red HT Monaro was stolen 40 years ago, he told himself he would have another one some day. And here it is

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Young gun Joe Box's 355-cube Holden HZ ute

17-year-old Joe Box rescued this farm-find HZ ute and got it running with the help of his dad. It's now running a BG Engines-built Holden 355 V8

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The incredible career of Aussie racing legend Max De Jersey

From the earliest days of drag racing, to the halcyon days of Bob Jane's Thunderdome, Max De Jersey did it all

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LS engine family part 1: Gen III + Gen IV

The LS engine has been in production for over a quarter-century, and there are literally dozens of variants to play with. Here's the skinny on the whole bunch!

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Chris & Joe Batey's front-engined dragsters

Nothing says nostalgia quite like a front-engined dragster

Street Machine Features Keith Fabian Valiant Front Angle

1000rwhp VF Valiant Regal ready for Drag Challenge

Keith Fabian's VF Valiant Regal looks mild on the outside but packs an 1100hp punch under the bonnet