EFI turbo 202-powered 1970 Holden LC Torana

Scott Elvidge took his LC Torana from bog-stock to a Top 50 place at the Street Machine Summernats burnout comp

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“MY TORANA was bog-stock when I bought it from a friend for $1000 in 2007. It was used as a daily driver for two years before being stripped for a ‘quick’ freshen-up of the white paint and an engine swap.

This article on Scott's Torana was first published in the June 2019 issue of Street Machine

Holden LC Torana rear
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The job blew out and the car ended up stripped to bare metal after I was easily persuaded by a friend with a flap disc and grinder.

Holden LC torana engine bay
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The LC has had a few different combos, from a naturally aspirated 186 to a draw-through carby turbo with a Trimatic, and now it runs an EFI turbo 202 with a Powerglide and nine-inch, with a 2JZ set to replace it in the near future.

Holden LC torana boot
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Lots of friends have helped with the car over the years getting it to where it is today, from tubbing it in my shed to building a new engine in my backyard three weeks out from Summernats.

Holden LC Torana interior
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Making 363hp at the rears, the car has run 11.4@117mph and made the Top 50 in the Street Machine Summernats burnout comp the first time out.”

 

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