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1972 Chevy Nova 355- Readers' Pages

That's Viper Red

Who: David Price
Where: Bowling Green, KY
What: '7011/42 Camaro SS
Why: It's got a big-block! A 427 to be exact, with GMPP oval-port heads, an Edelbrock Air-Gap intake, and a Speed Demon carb.
He Says: "When I got this car it was a complete basket case. My son and I did everything but the machine work on the block and bending the tailpipes."

A Boss 357 Ram Air Cobra Jet?

Who: Eddie D'Amato
Where: West Chester, PA
What: '70 Mustang
Why: It's really an ordinary Mustang Sportsroof that got the green paint scraped and the engine hoisted and traded for a 0.030-over 351 Windsor with TFS heads, an RPM intake, a 750 Holley carb, and a Comp Cams XE 268H cam. That Boss 429 hoodscoop is functional, and Eddie has produced a string of 13.10s at 107 mph at Maple Grove Raceway on street tires.

Seen On Carcraft.Com

I kind of like the broads in the mag. It provides a little eye candy, and gives me gift ideas for the woman.Posted by AmericanMuscle13, referring to the On the Rack section

Kind Of Looks Like An Early Charger

Who: Phil Heitman
Where: Durham, NC
What: '66 American Motors Marlin
Why: The Marlin is stock vintage muscle with a 327-inch AMC mill making 270 hp, a Holley 4150 carb, a Borg-Warner T10 four-speed, and 3.54:1 gears. It is original except for the Vintage Air air conditioning.
He Says: "I take it to a lot of car shows, and during a trip to a show in Atlanta, it got 19.1 mpg both ways! I have put over 2,000 miles on it since restoration, with many more to come."

Reader's Letter

I just wanted to say thanks to you all for such a great mag. You guys are for-real car guys, warts and all. Reading one of your articles is like hanging out with my buds. You make me laugh out loud, as well as provide me with useful information. You put Krass & Bernie back in print, and you put at least one AMC in every issue!I'm including a photo of me on a Camaro, taken for a compilation CD my band is on. We'll be heading out to Cali on tour soon-maybe I can be a Car Craft On the Rack model? Check us out at We're all about cars!Love-Leila A. Coppala

P.S. Maybe next time I'll send you a photo of me in my Halloween costume-I went as Linda Vaughn, Miss Hurst Golden Shifter!

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