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Roxy Marshall's HR Holden panel van

 

Roxy Marshall has been in the automotive industry since just 15-years-old, so to say that she can clean up a car is an understatement! Roxy always loved Sandmans but because she couldn't afford one... she decided to get the next best thing - a HR van. A HR van with no working gauges, no working handbrake, no door rubbers or trims and vice grips for window winders becomes Penelope Panelvan with some tender love and care. [More]

Bronzed Aussie: Real-deal LC GTR restoration

 

Damian 'Damo' Worthy doesn't have a long career in vehicle restorations, but with a youth spent fiddling with all things LC/LJ, he's now combining his passion with his skills. Even after only being in the automotive industry for 2 years, Damo understood that car enthusiasts care not only about the quality of his work, but also need to trust him with their pride and joy. Alan trusted Damo with his 1970-build LC Torana GTR and Damo proved him right giving the Torana GTR the love it deserved after sitting for four years. [More]

Resto with grunt: BK Race Engines XA GT

Bill unfortunately had to part ways with his 1972 XA GT. Heartbroken, he promised himself that he will have another one day. After lots of convincing, he bought his mate's GT decades later with a build date just two months apart from his old car. A simple tidy-up then quickly became an engine rebuild and Bill finally gets the 'pinned into the seat' feeling he was wanting with the help of an impressive 670hp. [More]

Christine Cini's genuine LJ Torana GTR XU-1

Christine Cini's intentions for a quick respray of her numbers-matching Torana XU-1 turned into a show-worthy nut-and-bolt resto Christine Cini may be a late-comer to the Aussie muscle car party, but she’s making up for it in style, having recently invested in a matching-numbers LJ Torana GTR XU-1. Initially she just wanted to give it a quick respray, but things soon ramped up significantly, culminating in a show-worthy nut-and-bolt resto. [More]

Living the dream: Angelo’s Torana A9X tribute

 

Angelo always wanted an A9X, and started with an SS just as Holden had done in 1977 While it started life as a spin-off of the Vauxhall Viva, by the time we bade farewell to the Torana in LX guise it had become a bigger and more sophisticated car. In February 1976 the fifth model to wear a Torana badge rolled off the production line. And while it may be considered by some as a facelifted LH model, in Torana history the LX was much more significant than that. [More]

Ian Wood's spicy EH Holden panel van

Ian Wood's Mexican-themed EH Holden panel van is one spicy enchilada AS YOU can imagine, it was pretty hard to miss Ian Wood’s bright orange EH panel van in the unveiling hall at Meguiar’s MotorEx earlier this year. At first glance, that eye-popping colour might seem like the van’s main party piece, but it’s what lies beyond the shiny hue that makes it truly special. [More]

More doors: 1975 Holden Monaro HJ GTS

The coupe was definitely the first preference for John, too. "Okay, I’m going to buy a two-door – ‘Nup, you’re not buying a two-door, because you can’t use the back seats,’" came the stern reply. We’re starting to think by this stage that John’s parents had visions of him wrapping anything too fast or too lairy around the nearest tree. Whatever the reason, they had the upper hand in this. [More]
Jamie Small's classic Kingswood Ute cruises Aussie streets in style thanks to some modern mumbo [More]