Performance Car Mania - Friday highlights

September 22nd, 2014

Held at Winton Motor Raceway, the annual Performance Car Mania [ PCM ] event is more popular than ever and included Cruizin’ the Track, Burn Outs, Dyno Challenge, Show & Shine, Power Skids, Go To Whoa, and Drags.

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427ci Holden V8 - VN SS Commodore

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September 18th, 2014

Phil's VN SS sounds wicked. The Commodore is powered by a naturally aspirated C.O.M.E alloy 427ci Holden short and stacked with a Group A twin throttle manifold making great power on regular pump unleaded. The car struggled to put the power down throughout the day but did managed to run a personal best time.

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Performance Car Mania #8 - Winton Raceway

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September 16th, 2014

The event will be held on 19-21 September as a three day event, with the activities kicking off on the Friday and scrutineering and sign-on starting on Thursday. The great thing about the event is that it has been spaced away from other popular events taking place at that time of year, plus you can also camp at Winton Raceway, so make it a long weekend getaway with your mates where you can wake up just metres from the circuit itself.

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Nissan turbo RB powered Holden Torana ~ ERAZOR

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September 13th, 2014

A fullBOOST favourite! ~ Rob's Holden LX Torana SS sounding sweet on JPC's chassic dyno and backing it up at the track. The car is powered by a Nissan RB26/30 inline six cylinder engine and boosted by a custom built JPC Garrett based turbocharger. This is the first time the car has run on E85 fuel, previously running deep into the 9-second zone on regular pump unleaded.

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Harrop LSA engine conversion into a VZ HSV GTO

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September 12th, 2014

Harrop Engineering have taken Kial's HSV GTO Coupe VZ Series with a factory 297KW 6.0 Litre LS2 engine and replaced it with a late model LSA engine. The supercharged LSA engine is factory fitted to the HSV Gen-F GTS. The LSA has been fitted with an LS9 intercooler top cover from a ZR1 Corvette to provide adequate bonnet clearance. A Harrop Stage 2 Kit has also been installed enabling the LSA to producing a conservative 396 rwkw / 850 nm torque. The 4 speed auto has been rebuilt along with a 2300rpm stall converter fitted making an overall streetable package.

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Nitrous V8 Holden debut ~ LSXWAR

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September 11th, 2014

SASS Automotive's Holden VT has been given a major overhaul. The once upon a time V6 Commodore now features a new nitrous fed 408ci forged GM LS V8 engine. This was the car's first time out since the rebuild so the guys were very happy with the early performance.

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Street Car Screamer - V8 turbo Holden

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September 10th, 2014

Harry's HQ yet again drives to and from the track and runs into the 8-second zone. Power comes from a 510ci big block Chevy V8 engines boosted by a Garrett GT47 turbocharger running on E85. Tuned by Tunnel Vision.

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RB30 turbo VN Commodore

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September 10th, 2014

Chris' CK Automotive Holden VN Commodore had run ten second passes using the factory Holden V8 engine but was recently switched in favour of the popular single cam turbo Nissan in-line six. This was the car's first hit-out with the smaller capacity engine and didn't disappoint running a healthy first time out best pass of 8.9-seconds in full street trim.

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Mazda RX4 rotary turbo smokes up

September 9th, 2014

Mazda RX4 rotary 13B turbo smokes up at Heathcote Raceway.

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Heavyweight Ford Fairlane - Big Block V8 powered

September 9th, 2014

Vito's big Ford Fairlane in action at Heathcote Raceway. The car is powered by a 545ci big block Ford V8 engine making 830hp in naturally aspirated form. The car will be given an injection of nitrous at a later date.