HDT VK SS model + 'Chasing Perfect' book + Nissan t-shirt + HQ console - Gearbox 432

By: Unique Cars magazine

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A look inside this month's Unique Cars gearbox...

1. HDT VK SS Commodore model

Put this website in your diary or race down to your local model shop if you’re an iron lion or HDT fan.

Available soon, Biante has created the VK HDT SS Commodore. Finished in Alpine White the 1:18 scale model’s detail is outstanding.

When Holden dumped the SS moniker for the VK, Brock snaffled it for his own HDT creation with the signature 15 x 7-inch Aero rims, unique SS logos and striping together with the sporty Scheel seats, which are recreated in this stunning $250 model.



2. Chasing Perfect book


Chasing Perfect is the untold story of Frank Stephenson, the auto designer who revolutionised the new Mini and led design teams on some of Ferrari’s and McLaren’s most iconic cars. The film focuses on Frank’s journey, his unrelenting enthusiasm and extreme, obsessive dedication to succeed. His perfectionist father said "Find something you can be the best at." So he dived into the world of automotive design. We are so glad he did.

Available for $30.99 through zavvi.com.au


3. Nissan t-shirt


Nissan has a long competition history on the track and on the dirt and this high-quality retro tee is the perfect way to show you are a fan of the Japanese brand. Available in many sizes the retro tee features the marque’s original circular logo and will only set you back $24. Nissan merchandise has a large range of tees and hats for guys, girls and kids and plenty of other goodies as well.



4. HQ Holden consoles


Are you about to start or in the middle of restoring an HQ Holden to its former glory? Rare Spares is well-known for its huge range of replacement and reproduction parts to suit just about every Aussie car that has graced our roads. They have plenty of bits and bobs for the popular HQ Holden. Here we have centre consoles that are identical to the original right down to the grain pattern. They are available in black or silver fish scale and suitable for manual or auto transmission models.



5. Wheels & tyres


Everyone knows if you need the right tyres and best advice for a classic, racing or special car, Stuckey Tyre Service in Brunswick, Victoria are the experts. They’ve been around since 1972 and among the sizable stock they have are the Pirelli P5 Cinturato tyres, developed in conjunction with Jaguar to fit their range of luxury cars including the XJ40. Stuckeys also carries a large selection of Compomotive and Minilite wheels to spice up the look of your ride and keep it period correct.

Find them at stuckey.com.au


6. ACDelco light bulbs


ACDelco has launched a range of head,fog and brake/tail lights as well as daytime running lamps.

The new light-bulb range offers superior light intensity and increased lifespan due to enhanced vibration and shock resistance. They come with a 24 month/50,000km warranty. They also have long-life Halogen light bulbs for older models. Over 50 per cent of vehicles on Australian roads are covered by the ACDelco range including passenger cars, SUVs, 4WDs and commercial vehicles.

Find them at acdelco.com.au


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