Out of Ac­tion

Australian Muscle Car - - Contents -

Some mus­cle cars are bought by lov­ing own­ers who pam­per them like mem­bers of the fam­ily. Other mus­cle cars, though, aren’t so lucky. Some get stolen, smashed or thrashed. Some get parked and lost un­der a layer of dust in an old shed, oth­ers get left out­side to brave the el­e­ments and slowly rust away. Sad, but true. We eye­ball plenty of beau­ti­fully main­tained and/or fully re­stored mus­cle clas­sics in AMC, but as se­ri­ous car pervs we have to ad­mit there’s few things more in­trigu­ing – or ex­cit­ing – than spot­ting an old clas­sic in a pad­dock, or a shed, or un­der a shady tree, that’s seen bet­ter days and in need of some TLC. Some are be­yond sav­ing, but they all have a story to tell.

So, get out your cam­eras and start snap­ping some old mus­cle cars you come across in your trav­els that are de nitely Out of Ac­tion, or close to it.

We don’t want to know where they are and we won’t be pub­lish­ing speci c lo­ca­tions, be­cause above all we must re­spect peo­ple’s pri­vacy. Please note: we don’t pub­lish im­ages we sus­pect in­volved the act of tres­pass­ing. We just want to see some good, clean pics of these for­got­ten cars and short per­sonal sto­ries to go with them.

For a chance to win, send your en­tries to am­ced­i­to­rial@chevron.com.au or by post to ‘Out of Ac­tion’, Locked Bag 5555, St Leonards, NSW 2065.

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