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SEPTEMBER 2014 IN THIS ISSUE Cover Story Mr. Norms GSS Hall of Fame Edition 2015 Challenger .................................................. 6 Editors Page 2014 SEMA Show ..........................

EDITORIAL STAFF Publisher and Founder MR. NORM Editor LARRY WEINER Editorial Assistant DEBBIE WEINER Contributors LINDA MANDALAS HOWARD BENJAMIN ANDREW SCHULTHEIS TOSHI AKATSUKA MARV HERBERT STEVE TE

Mr. Norms GSS Hall of Fame Edition 2015 Challenger With Mr. Norm, it all starts with performance, and the GSS Hall of Fame Edition Challenger is no exception. This latest in Mr. Norms series of vin

Celebrating a Performance Proven Life Story by Larry Weiner Photos by Toshi Akatsuka and Larry Weiner M r. Norm has been a leader in developing unique performance packages for Dodges for nearly five

lowed each year with another GSS special edition, including such vehicles as the 440 MCode Dart, Six Pack Demon and Supercharged Demon. Over the years Mr. Norm has continued to infuse a wide range of

GSS Hall of Fame Edition is the second in this Limited Edition Series. With only 50 serial numbered copies available, the GSS Hall of Fame Edition is destined to be the next hot collectible, and is th

Poetry in motion. Simple, distinctive, pure muscle. 2015 Challenger, its only a matter of time before one of these rompin, stompin modern Mopar muscle cars starts tearing up the street and strip, lea

Brembos peek through Milanni split spoke alloys, Mr. Norms front splitter with Heim joints, Super Stock hood and Functional Hood Pins all add to the purposeful appearance. Norms GSS Challenger that is

in this vehicle. The interior of the 2015 Challenger is new from top to bottom, and its a marked improvement over the preceding model. Proving the old adage that anything can be improved upon, Mr. Nor

ABOVE Original artists rendering by Ben Hermance BELOW The actual GSS Hall of Fame Edition Challenger The translation from rendering to real steel is virtually seamless. 14

Mr. Norms Dodge Fever Girl, Debbie, with the Mr. Norms GSS Hall of Fame Edition Challenger at the SEMA SHOW. sic Chrome Shifter really brought back a lot of memories. It has the kind of precise muscle

Looks like a wolf among the sheep, because it is.

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SECOND IN THE LIMTED EDITION SERIES Like the Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary GSS Challenger, the GSS Hall of Fame is a Limited Edition. Only 50 Serial Numbered Vehicles will be built. The Hall of Fame is

MR. NORMS GSS HALL OF FAME EDITION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT EXTERIOR Mr. Norms GSS Tip of the Spear Split Side Stripes Mr. Norms GSS Hood Graphic Mr. Norms GSS 1971 Hemi Challenger St

Shown with Optional Super Stock Hood and Speedway Front Splitter w Adjustable Heim Joints CHASSIS Milanni Kapri 20 Inch Custom Wheels in Gloss Black with Mirror Machined Face Sizes Front 20 x

MR. NORMS GSS HALL OF FAMEEDITION CHALLENGER MR. NORMS GSS HALL OF FAME EDITION CHALLENGER OFFERS YOUR CHOICE OF THREE WHEEL FINISHES OFFERS YOUR CHOICE OF THREE WHEEL FINISHES Milanni Gloss Black Mi

MR. NORMS GSS HALL OF FAME OPTIONS MR. NORMS KENNE BELL SUPERCHARGER FOR 2008 2014 5.7, 6.1, 6.4 HEMI ENGINES 2.8L TWIN SCREW SUPERCHARGER POLISHED LIQUID COOLED SHOWN IN PHOTOS CHOICES MR. NOR

SPEEDWAY FRONT SPLITTER W FUNCTIONAL HEIM JOINTS MR. NORMS GSS BILLET ALUMINUM STRUT TOWER BRACE MR. NORMS SIGNATURE CARBON FIBER SHOCK TOWER COVERS MR. NORMS SIGNATURE CARBON FIBER FUSE BOX CO

Editors Page 2014 SEMA SHOW BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER

Tribute to the original 1957 Plymouth Hot Rod Magazine Special that was driven by Wally Parks and Ray Brock. INSET With its injected 392 Hemi, the Plymouth Savoy ran an amazing 183 mph at Bonneville.

Corvettes and Camaros in similar fashion, engines screaming, tires spinning and cars broad sliding around corners in a carefully orchestrated ballet of speed and power. And, as if all of this wasnt en

from the typical rice rockets such as Hondas, Toyotas and Nissans, to the upscale and exotics, such as BMW, Mercedes, Aston Martins, Lamborghinis and Ferraris, along with a smattering of Minis, Fiat 5

Vision Wheels models posing for the camera with the Mr. Norms 2015 GSS Hall of Fame Edition Challenger. ABOVE 1928 Dodge rat rod was severely chopped and channeled with an open top roof for fast esca

Ram 3500 Mega Cab with Jeep Wrangler on top of the bed was a big attention getter in the South Hall lobby. BELOW Late model Chrysler 300 was slammed hard, rolled on a set of 26 inch alloys and rubber

Extremely rare 1971 Hemi Charger with a factory sunroof was displayed by the Wellborn Museum in the hallway by North Hall. ABOVE In the Wet Okole exhibit, we ran across this vintage Jeep Power Wheels

1953 Willys CJ 3B was built to the max and powered by a blown small block. Looked like it could climb a wall on command. Yes sir 1970 Challenger with Day 2 enhancements was the centerpiece of the Cra

Downs, well known for their fiberglass street rod bodies, garnered plenty of attention with the debut of this 1971 Cuda body in their booth. Its the only game in town if you want to build a vintage st

Wagons are all the rage, and this 1953 Plymouth Suburban was tastefully built with just some subtle body mods. Too cool to pass up was this 1955 Chevy one ton with a matching 55 Chevy Gasser on the b

ABOVE AND INSERT One of a kind Mr. Norms Rumbler in the SnugTop exhibit featured custom painted ghost stripes and graphics. ABOVE RIGHT Radically modified 2006 Charger was infused with 1969 Charger de

Mr. Norms Corner How Top Fuel Funny Car Racing Really Started Gary Dyer in Mr. Norms Supercharged Dodge Coronet SFX has a healthy lead on Arnie The Farmer Beswicks GTO in this photo from 1965. D Ph

The first night race at Rockford Dragway in the summer of 1965. Check out the searchlight that was used to light up the track. Most of the strips had no lighting, and this was how it all started. As i

None of that existed in the mid1960s. At one match race in Texas, we all stood by and watched as our race car burned to the ground. There was so much pressure in the trans, that oil blew out of it and

Gary Dyer setting up the blown Hemi in Mr. Norms 1965 Dodge Coronet for the next run. Note that he is working on the grass surrounded by fans. Quite a difference from todays Funny Cars that are comple

The Mr. Norms Super Charger Funny Car has just been unloaded in the pits at US30 Dragstrip in Gary, Indiana. This was during the Coca Cola Cavalcade of Stars Tour, and its easy to see that the pits at

A publicity shot taken in front of Grand Spaulding Dodge with Gary Dyer and the 1969 Super Charger Funny Car in early 69. Check out the sign on window of the dealership promoting the Chicago Auto Show

Mr. Norms Super Charger next to Jess Tyrees Pontiac Firebird in the pits at another stop on the Coca Cola Cavalcade of Stars Tour in 1969. Look carefully and you can see Kelly The Professor Chadwicks

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Brass era cars were among the first that we saw in The Vault. They included the yellow Mercer Raceabout with the monocle windshield. I t was well past sundown on what had been a gloomy, forbidding d

ABOVE Prewar European exotics like this red over black 1939 Bugatti Type 57C and the cream and dark green 1938 Delage D8 were also stored in The Vault. Check out the miniature Bugatti next to its big

The butterfly hood makes this 1949 Delahaye Type 178 Drophead Coupe on a four post lift in The Vault appear ready to take flight and escape. also photograph them with one caveat I would only have one

spoken to at the museum. I was quickly led toward the rear of the museum and instructed to wait. Sensing that time was of the essence, I was glad that my guide showed up almost immediately, and the do

very large, dimly lit room with a distinctly Orwellian atmosphere. As my eyes adjusted to the lower light, I could see that the darkness was pierced by illumination that cast sometimes eerie shadows o

As we walked down another aisle, we ran across a real 1967 WO23 Hemi Coronet Super Stock. And behind the Dodge is the ultimate sleeper, a 1968 Chevrolet Biscayne 4door sedan powered by an L72 427. Ch

The Crown Jewel of the Peterson, the 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe. Not just any Ferrari 308 GTSi, but the actual car that Tom Selleck drove in Magnum P.I. 1951 Plymouth Suburban stat

LEFT Scale Styling Bridge for modeling vehicles prior to the computer age. ABOVE Full size replica of a typical automotive designers office in the 1930s. ABOVE Life size replica of the Powell Motor C

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MR. NORMS CLASSIC CHROME SHIFTER FITS 2009 2015 DODGE CHALLENGERS WITH 6 SPEED As seen on the cover of Pentastar Power Magazine r The Racers Net for the new Mr. Norms Classic Chrome Shifter is onl

SHIFTY BUSINESS Installing a Mr. Norms Shifter in a 2015 Challenger Looking Good While Making Grabbing Gears More Fun Tech P Story by Marv Herbert Photos by Larry Weiner and Chrysler Communications

Pages environment for the driver that thoroughly enhances the driving experience. And like the rest of the interior, the design of the console is dramatic departure in appearance and construction fro

Gently lift metal trimmed console top with your fingers. The clips that attach the top to the console release very easily. New 2015 Challenger console and6speed shifter Once all of the clips are rele

Lift up the console top and invert the leather boot to reveal the two 13MM bolts that retain the stock shifter to the transmission With the bolts removed, gently pull the tension ring on the top of t

The transmission before bolting on the Mr. Norms Shifter Arm Slip the new shifter arm onto the transmission and hand thread the two 13MM bolts through the shifter arm into the transmission Tighten t

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Spotlight on.... Ragle Design Front rendering of the 1970 Challenger sans hood reaffirms the suggestion that a big inch Hemi is lurking just behind the grille. A myriad of custom touches such as smo

OPENING PHOTO 1970 Challenger evokes images of Trans Am racing while it seamlessly infuses modern design elements making it the best of both worlds. an intern at FisherPrice, creating designs for thei

With the resurgence in interest in building mid 60s gassers, this classic 41 Willys with its nose bleed stance, ladder bars and pie crust slicks hits the nail on its proverbial head. side of the OEM

Another take on turning a late model Charger into a late 60s classic. Note the clean integration of the vintage Charger sail pillars and recessed backlight. Attention to detail abounds in the renderin

Late model Charger shows how simple changes, such as satin black coves and hood recesses can change the appearance of a nearly stock vehicle. Lowering the car down into the weeds and adding the large

The execution of the completed interior in the actual show vehicle is very faithful to the concept conveyed by the original rendering. 89

Smooth 1970 Challenger is another example of how subtle alterations can dramatically change a vehicle. A clear case of the violin over the trumpet, this Challenger employs enhancements such as shaved

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Womens World Growing up with Gusto, Part II The Real Adventure Begins By Linda Mandalas

A fter getting off The Last Train to Clarksville in Part 1 of this series in the October issue of Pentastar Power, I found myself heading down south to good old Hazzard County, Georgia for the second

During The Dukes of Hazzard TV run, from January 1979 to February 1985, the show introduced us to many memorable 1970s cars. They included a variety of Hazzard County police cars including a 1972 Dodg

Kamehameha Club. We quickly found out that T.C. and Rick are both former Marines with whom Magnum served in the Vietnam War. This series was one of the first to deal with Vietnam Veterans as human bei

his Jaguar XJ Series II. And lets not forget that when Magnum was in the rough and rugged Hawaii Islands, he could also choose the all American GMC Jimmy or the Jeep Wagoneer XJ Model what a way to ge

the South Beach section of Miami Beach area. A little known fact, is that at the time of filming this area was blighted by poverty and crime and run down. The production crew would actually repaint th

characters undercover persona, a necessity with dealing with big time drug dealers. While the Daytona was a replica based off a 1980 Chevrolet Corvette C3 chassis, on television it looked real enough,

extremely durable body and frame, along with exotic for the time vehicle control by a computer with artificial intelligence. Michael and KITT were brought into situations where direct action might pro

Edward Woodward as the Equalizer may have been debonair, but he could be absolutely lethal. Not a man to trifle with, he stood up for ordinary people caught in situations that they couldnt handle them

characters made us think of all the possibilities we could do with our lives, what we could become. They made many of us dream of careers in law enforcement, as private investigators, the military, be

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News You Can Use Hagan Clinches Second Career NHRA Funny Crown Races Mopar Express Lane Dodge to NHRA Finals Win he 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season finished just as it started for Mat

DSR teams current model Charger goes out on top with three NHRA Funny Car World Championships and a total of 69 NHRA Funny Car national event victories. Congratulations to Matt Hagan and Don Schumache

But Wait Theres More Reminiscing on Past SEMA Shows Story and Photos by Larry Weiner A ttending the SEMA SHOW earlier this month brought back a flood of memories from previous years. While we only b

trasting dark blue stylized lettering. Adding to its persona, the Dakarta was festooned with enough PIAA lights to generate the kind of candle power necessary to light up the darkest trail. And talk a

Kenne Bell Supercharged 4.7 V8 engine provided the kind of abundant power and torque necessary for the Dakarta to perform flawlessly and conquer every challenge. and machine against some of the most

tagline Dodge Builds Tough Trucks. They were absolutely right In 1999, the year the Dakarta was scheduled to debut at the SEMA SHOW, Dodge was the Manufacturer of the Show. Back in those days, the Man

at the SEMA SHOW, and we were honored that it was chosen for two awards from Chrysler that year. The exoskeleton design we pioneered on the Dakota influenced a number of vehicles that were displayed a

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