SUMMERNATS 31 SCRUTINEERING -VIDEO

We check out some of the new iron rolling into Canberra for Street Machine Summernats 31

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LET the games begin! The Street Machine team hit Canberra for Summernats 31 in full force, with two project cars - our MX5.7 and the Turbo Taxi. The first job was get the cars up to scrutineering.

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The MX5 raised some concerns, specifically the idea that members of the public could touch the rear turbo housings or exhuast pipes and cop a burn. As a work-around, we're going to fit some GCG turbo beanies and wrap the exhaust. 

Even Farmtruck and AZN had to front to scrutineering, to make sure their just-finished C10 is ready to take on the burnout pad. 

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Stephen Sherry has owned his LJ Torana for a long time and ran some crazy Joe Webb graphics in its last incarnation. Now Stephen has given it a birthday, putting as much GTR XU-1 vibes back into the car as possible.

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At the other end of the scale was Woodsy's bare metal Corolla. Under the bonnet is a Holden V6, which has been converted to a single turbo, blow-through carby set up - complete with chain-driven dizzy.

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Graham Longhurst - he of the SMOKEU HZ Holden that won the dyno comp at Summernats 24 - was back with a freshened up LX hatchback for his missus. "I pranged it as Summernats a while ago, so I guess I had to fix it," laughs Graham. An 8/71-blown, EFI small block Chev provides the propulsion for this street cruiser. 

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