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ONE OF ONE MR. NORMS 50th GSS CHALLENGER FEBRUARY, 2014 GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW MOPARS AND HEMI POWER SHINE SCOOP 2014 MR. NORMS GSS CUDA RACER EDITION EZ TECH 1965 1968 CBODY SWAY BAR REFRESH

January, 2014 FEBRUARY 2014 IN THIS ISSUE NEWS FLASH .................................................4 Editors Page ..................................................6 Mr. Norms Corner ............

NEWS FLASH NEWS FLASH NEWS Driving to the Beat of a Different Drummer Photos courtesy of Daiwa Automobiles Inc. A Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary GSS Challenger and Jeep Wrangler FIVE STAR were prominen

FLASH NEWS FLASH NEWS FLASH ers like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Subaru and General Motors have a significant presence at the Tokyo Auto Salon. Each of these exhibits featured a wide range of trick

Editor M Music and Cars capitalizing on the popularity of muscle cars, hot rods and racing vehicles in their songs that it would be impossible to list them all here. That said, some of the most succ

s Page old fashioned by modern standards, there is a movement afoot that embraces the unique sound of a record as opposed to the near sterile sound of a CD. In fact new records are not only still bein

mon today. Of course, listening to the music brought back a wave of memories about cars I once owned, going to the races and old friends from time gone by. The next time the winter weather gets you do

Mr. Norm 100 Years of Chrysler Bob McCurry VP Dodge Division and Bill France Sr. of NASCAR with 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona at the Daytona 500. Photo Credit Mr. Norms Collection 013 marked the 50th y

ms Corner GM was also aggressively marketing performance vehicles such as the 409 Chevy, the 421 Pontiac and ultimately, the car that stood the performance world on its ear, the GTO. At that time, Dod

Ive often told the story of wanting to put a high performance engine in a light weight, compact car. Everybody but Dodge was doing it. We needed that kind of vehicle to capture the imagination of the

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COVER STORY Grand National Roadster Show Story and Photos By Larry Weiner olling Sculpture. Spectacular design, extraordinary execution and attention to detail are all hallmarks of vehicles in compe

display in eight buildings, each full to capacity with gorgeous vehicles of all kinds. While there is a misconception among some enthusiasts who have never attended the show that the GNRS is mainly ju

1969 Charger Daytona looks like its going 200 miles per hour.....parked ed at the Bonneville Salt Flats, from roadsters and belly tankers to streamliners, along with coupes, sedans and even trucks. T

Vehicles of all kinds filled this building, many displaying some very original approaches to hot rodding and customizing, often times done on a small budget. An outgrowth of the original work in progr

Silver Bullet dragster with stack injected 273 Dodge small block was originally displayed at the 1967 Detroit Autorama. It the GNRS with several vintage front motor dragsters and gassers of the era.

Blowfish 1969 Barracuda Bonneville record holder was built by Troy Trepanier Wild customized late 60s Dodge pickup was powered by a V10 Viper engine. t was restored in 2013 and on display at muscle

All Mopar enthusiasts know about Bill Maverick Goldens Little Red Wagon Dodge A100 wheelstander, but how many have seen the original Galpins Backup Pickup. This early Ford Econoline ran against the Li

MR. NORM DOES IT AGAIN 2014 GSS CUDA RACER EDITION MR. NORMS GSS CUDA R Mr. Norms Signature GSS Cuda Gold Body Side Vinyl Graphics Mr. Norms GSS Challenger Cuda Hood Vinyl Graphics Mr. Norms GSS C

FOR THE FIRST TIME, MR. NORM SELLS DIRECT TO YOU AT DEALERS INVOICE NEW GSS CUDA RACER EDITION PACKAGE ONLY 1,795.00 RACER EDITION PACKAGE Embroidered Logo Plush Carpet Mats Set of 4 Mr. Norms Uniq

CUDA STYLE GRILLE Every Mr. Norms GSS Cuda is equipped with this highly detailed Cudastyle grille CUDA STROBE STRIPE GRAPHICS Mr. Norms signature strobe stripes echo the classic originals. Standard

Millennium From Matchbox to Mopar By Andrew Schultheis n each of the past articles I have talked about my pride and joy, a 2013 Dodge Dart, focusing on the modifications Ive made to the vehicle sinc

m Musings Our modern culture today is heavily influenced by a multitude of different mediums, and something that definitely got me into cars was video games. And it wasnt just my die cast car collecti

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Tamara and her award winning Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary GSS Challenger at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals By Larry Weiner Photos by Doug Walczak and Larry Weiner here was a time when muscle ca

Danica Patrick are tails abound, such as the one judged by their perfor off Mr. Norms Katzkin cusTamara loves mance rather than tom leather interior she envitheir gender. Its no sioned, with silver f

lenger the same way, keeping it fresh and fun. As if owning a Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary GSS isnt special enough, Tamara has the only one in the United States thats powered by a V6. The Challenger has

call it beginners luck, but we know better. Tamara loves cars, enjoys personalizing them and theres no doubt that the award she won at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is only the first of many t

Tech Chrysler CBody Sway Bar Revival Story and Photos By Larry Weiner here comes a time in the life of all vintage vehicles when some parts must be replaced as a result of the combination of the ravag

Page short, it was time to replace all of the rubber bushings on these components. Interestingly, when they were new, the front sway bar bushings on the 1965 1967 Chrysler CBodies were not field serv

5 6 7 8 9 5 Sway bar removed from vehicle. In this photo it is easy to see the distortion on the right side bushing and a corner missing on the left side bushing. 6 7 8 Detail photo of the act

10A 10B 10 A,B Clamp the sway bar bracket in a vise. After locating the center of the spot weld on the sway bar bracket, mark it with a center punch. Next, using drill bits of graduated sizes, dril

14 14 Mounting tab on frame where the sway bar brackets mount. One cupped steel washer is used with each rubber bushing. They will be located on each side of the mounting tab. A nut secures the sway

18A 18B A,B Lube the inside of the split strut bar bushings with bearing grease and install them on the strut bar. Next, bolt the two pieces of the strut bar sway bar mounting bracket together. Not

Women Countdown to the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Are You Ready By Linda Mandalas Photos courtesy of Chicago Auto Show and Mr. Norms Collection S ince the first Chicago Auto Show in 1901, this venue has

s World women think feel and want. Thats right, the womens opinion matters. Since the start of the Chicago Auto Show in the 1900s, women were in the back seat, doing little more than making the prep

depends on how seriously we women are treated a n d viewed. You can be sure that they will not lose a sale just Jeep test drive at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show because As I have stated, women they see a

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MR. NORMS SUPER STOCK HOODS FITS ALL 2008 2014 DODGE CHALLENGERS HOOD INFORMATION The Mr. Norms Challenger Super Stock Hood was inspired by the original 1970 Hemi Challenger and Hemi Cuda Super Stock

GRAND SPAULDING DODGE QUICK AND DEPENDABLE The fourth in the series of Grand Spaulding Dodge paintings by noted automotive artist David Item Snyder. Check out the amazing selection of high performanc

West Coas The Burger Run Pepper Tree Frosty, home of the Burger Run W hile we live in Southern California now, I grew up on the southwest side of Chicago, and lived in the suburbs of the city for o

st Report the Burger Run. While I had heard about this event, we had never attended it. I contacted several friends who had displayed their cars at the Burger Run in previous years and they all recomm

Needless to say, an incredible range of vehicles showed up to strut their stuff, including street rods, classics, fifties cars and of course, lots of muscle cars. And while there were many brand X car

Cherry all original 1974 Challenger Rallye left. For those of you who cant get enough EBodies, how about this Top Banana 1970 Hemi Cuda right. F or those of you old enough to remember, the 1950s wer

But Wait, Th Fueling Dreams Mr. Norms SFX 65 Coronet running side by side against Bobby Woods 1965 blown altered wheelbase Chevelle. Notice the lack of a fence or retaining wall for the spectators,

heres More car. A spare engine was the exception rather than the rule, Dyers record breaking run and in the event of a parts failure, racers oftenat Lions made the front page reinstalled used parts i

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