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Australian Muscle Car - - Muscle maniac -


Tim Chugg sent us im­ages of some old T-shirts that brought mem­o­ries flood­ing back for AMC editor West, who still has his old Tru-Blu Fal­con tee some­where, from when he was a wee lad.

“Thought you may en­joy th­ese pieces of Aussie rac­ing his­tory that I saved from the rag bin at my Dad’s house,” writes Tim. “Very cool old T-shirts! They’re too small for me, but they fit the wife.”

Mrs Chugg sounds like a good sport, as we can’t imag­ine Mrs West don­ning 1979, 1980 and 1982 vin­tage rac­ing T-shirts. What do you know about its life? “Not a great deal be­yond that it was built at Aca­cia Ridge and was an ev­ery­day drive from the Gold Coast. When it bought it about eight years ago as soon as I got it home I be­gan to dis­man­tle it – not the smartest idea I’ve ever had, but restor­ing it was my dream and I kept buy­ing parts for it. But it looked very sad and it was de­press­ing to walk into the garage. Not know­ing what I was do­ing I put

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