Photos by Larry Weiner and Dan Gallo. Smart remarks by Nik Brunt
Publishing schedules being what they are for a bi-monthly magazine, it’s a challenge to bring you late-breaking news and current events in a timely manner. So we rely on more on entertaining and in-depth info in print. ‘Course, there are no such restrictions on the Internet save the delays caused by our geezer webmeister’s afternoon naps.
So, here’s a foretaste of the 2019 SEMA show coverage you’ll be reading about in our April 2020 issue if your subscription hasn’t run out, or your newsstand is not sold-out of Mopar Action issues and you’re still on the right side of the grass.
Jeep “Five Quarter.” We never saw an M715 this cool when we were in the Army. If they were, we might have reenlisted! And unlike the original inline 6, the Five Quarter packs the punch of a 700 plus horsepower Hellcrate Hemi.
Noted builder Steve Strope from Pure Vision built this exemplary 1973 Challenger. It had perfect stance, the wheels and tires looked just right and coupled with a host of subtle details like the front fender vents made it a treat to look at. Inside, the interior of the Challenger is a bit of a surprise. White double diamond stitched seats with red plaid vertical inserts and matching door panel inserts.