Project HQ winner

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HQ winner: Craig Flavel HQ winner: Craig Flavel HQ winner: Craig Flavel
Uncle Phil and Gary O'Brien from Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars Uncle Phil and Gary O'Brien from Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars Uncle Phil and Gary O'Brien from Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars

Congratulations to Craig Flavel of Country Victoria, who is the winner of our mighty project HQ

Conceived and put together by those clever folk at Bendigo Muscle Cars, it’s a GTS tribute with a stonking great V8 in the snout, a shiny new Tremec transmission thanks to Mal Wood Automotive, some spectacular interior work by A&H trim and a host of good gear from a long list of folk (see below).

The build, which started off with Gary O’Brien’s former work in particular is quite stunning and a tribute to the talents of the folk from Bendigo.

The best news is Craig is a petrolhead and really will appreciate his new toy. He’s a bit of a Holden nut, with an R8 and a Torana among his toys, while he confesses to having owned a couple of HQs in the past. Not only does he read Unique Cars, but he’s also a fan of sister mag Street Machine.

Meanwhile, we’re getting underway with our next give-away car, based on a Torana. Look for the opening TCM race car, look for updates in upcoming issues Unique Cars magazine.

- See the video of Uncle Phil calling Craig to tell him he's won 

 

THE TALENT POOL

The line-up of magicians who've assisted with Project HQ is pretty extensive and represents a very handy list of suppliers you should consider if tackling a project yourself in future.

BENDIGO RETRO MUSCLE CARS
Complete car build
www.bendigoretro.com.au

RARE SPARES 
Classic car parts
www.rarespares.net.au

PRECISION INTERNATIONAL
Engine
www.precisionintl.com/

MAL WOOD AUTOMOTIVE
Transmission
www.malwoodauto.com.au

TOP TORQUE
Engine machining and assembly
www.toptorque.com.au

MCDONALD BROTHERS RACING
Diff
www.mcdonaldbrosracing.com.au

HARROP ENGINEERING
Diff mechanicals
www.harrop.com.au

HOPPERS STOPPERS
Brakes
Ph: 03-9748 6950

ICE IGNITION
Ignition system
www.iceignition.com

DI FILIPPO PERFORMANCE EXHAUSTS
Exhaust system
www.darrendifilippo.com.au

DAVIES CRAIG
Water pump
www.daviescraig.com.au

AUSSIE DESERT COOLER
Radiator
www.aussiedesertcooloer.com.au

TOPERFORMANCE
Koni suspension
www.toperformance.com.au

SIMMONS WHEELS
Rims (via Tempe Tyres)
www.tempetyres.com.au

A&H TRIM, BENDIGO
Interior
www.facebook.com/AANDHTRIM

PPG
Paint
www.ppgrefinish.com.au

AMAZING DENT REMOVAL
Opti-Coat finish
www.amazingdentremoval.com.au

TORQUE-POWER
Inlet manifold
www.torque-power.com.au

SHANNONS INSURANCE
Just in case
www.shannons.com.au

 

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