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A Pair of Pontiacs | Frank Falzon's 1966 GTO & 1974 Formula Firebird

Frank Falzon has American gasoline running through his veins. His love for US muscle has seen him own some wild machines over the years, culminating in the two beauties that we have here. He’s also the president of the Camaro Firebird Owners Club of Australia Inc. and a busy family man. His current rides are a 1966 Pontiac GTO and a 1974 Pontiac Formula Firebird.

SIX ONE | An Australian Custom Automotive Exhibition

SIX ONE is a brand new Australian custom vehicle exhibition being hosted by myself and Geoff Baldwin from Return of the Cafe Racers. We’ve been talking about doing an event for a while now, and we’re excited to announce that the first SIX ONE will be held on the 27th April this year at the Seaworks Maritime Precinct in Williamstown, Victoria…

HEMI DUTY | Pro Stock Dodge Challenger Race Car

David Guy grew up around cars. The forty-four year old has fond memories of drag meets and hot rod shows from his youth, spending time with his father and the Thunderbirds hot rod club in Melbourne. Not many of these stories end with a full father-son resto project though, and what a project for them to take on; Kevin Monk’s old Dodge Challenger race car.

Project Porsche 914 | Primer Time

Andrew and his guys have been cracking on, making great progress on the Project Porsche 914 body. This week I was invited to go in and take a look on the day that they were prepping the surfaces for the first coat of primer.

Dale-Dragger | 1936 Ford Coupe Custom

Dale French is a regular, friendly face around the Victorian hot rod and custom car shows. We featured Dale’s stunning ‘54 Chev in an old issue of Fuel Magazine and he’s always got another interesting project on the go.

Chasing 'A's In An RS | Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Road Report

Earlier this year, Andy of Classic & Custom Garage in Melbourne approached me to get involved with a new project that they had just taken on. Their customer, Duncan, had brought in a Model A Ford hot rod project that Andy and the team were to get ready for a momentous event that was rapidly approaching; The 90th anniversary of the Model A…

Fuel Flashback | Australian Porsche 356 Outlaw Build

This article that we put out in Fuel 05 way, way back in 2010 is one that’s always stuck in my memory banks. Great looking Porsche 356s always get the juices flowing and the crowds interested and Marc Banks’ outlaw seemed to hit the spot with our audience as well as me back then.