HOT ROD 1985 NOV - HOT MOPAR MILL, '61 421SD PONCHO
Within this issue you will discover the following topics:
1) PRO STREET: WHO'S KIDDING WHO? A no-win duel in the desert
2) THE B-1 ATTACK: New aluminum cylinder head for the Chrysler B/RB big-block could make it a potent force today's drag wars
3) SEMA PARTS PREVIEW: Quality hardware for the contemporary hot rodder
4) MIDDLEWEIGHT MUSCLE: The 700-class performance cruisers
5) GEARING FOR GO: Inside a heavy-duty 4-speed
6) HOT ROD SUPER CRUISE SOUTH: Hot cars and even hotter weather make Cruise South a barn-burner
7) CARB EXOTICA: They look like overkill. . . but could be just the ticket for a torkin' street motor
8) PRO-KIT: Total Performance's multi-stage Pro Kit-T is slick, trick, and very quick
9) THE SMART LIFTER: We put the Rhoads vari-duration lifters to the test
10) AUTO SOUND '85: Tips and tricks for selecting and installing auto stereo systems
11) PRO STREET PROFILlN': Jim Gordon's '56 Chevy, Tim Blevin's '75 Corvette, Jack Bliss' '32 Ford, Mike Swan's '77 Sierra Classic
12) BIRTH OF THE SUPER DUTY: The '61 Pontiac 421 SD Ventura
13) STARTING LINE: How do you top Pro Street?
14) REACTION TIME: Street racing (or not?), inspired readers, and more
15) RODDIN' AT RANDOM: Restoration Parts Guide update, the Baja 1000 Endurance Safari, Ford's '86 Turbo Ranger
16) PIT STOP: Precise carburetor adjustments, restoring low-end response, and more
17) FINISH LINE: Top Fuel drag bikes, a Mercedes Funny Car, and more
Plus other great hot rod, racing or how-to items.
Cover: Pro Street is here to stay-and has invaded every form of hot rodding, including street machines, rods, and even trucks. But what is Pro Street? Some insight is provided by Jim Gordon and his "rad and red" '66 Chevy, Matt Hay's alky burning Olds, and Jerry Moreland's freaked-out '40. Are they street cars? You decide.