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IN THIS ISSUE Cover Story Mr.Norms GSS Hemi Dart ......................... 6 Product Spotlight Heavy Duty Padded Fender Covers ......... 24 Editors Page Back to the Basics.............................

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

By Larry Weiner Photos by The Brunt Bros., Al Kirschenbaum and Blue Moon Motorsports H emi Dart. Just the name alone strikes fear into the heart of owners of lesser vehicles. The sound of a maxed ou

right down to the lightweight fiberglass front end, Chemcor type side glass with seat belt strap pulls and the choice of an A833 4speed or a 727 Torqueflite. Much like the originals, these are extreme

One departure from the Super Stock Darts is the near luxury accommodations in the Mr. Norms GSS Hemi Dart. If it werent for the 3inch racing lap belts, you would never know that this is nearly a full

528 cubic inches of pure bred Hemi is the heart and soul of the Mr. Norms GSS Hemi Dart. Blood brother to the most powerful racing engines the world has ever seen, it pounds out a whopping 727 horsepo

The GSS Hemi Dart shows off its Run with the Scat Pack 68 style split stripe. Look closely and you can see the stainless steel fuel tank, the LPW stud girdle on the Strange 60 rear end and the electri

Kramer Automotive Specialties was chosen not only for its traditional appearance, but to provide clearance for the cross ram. For the engine, nothing less than a killer bullet would do, so the decisio

Control Freak front suspension features QA1 coil overs, tubular control arms and rack and pinion steering. It is a quantum leap over the original torsion bar suspension and steering. spacer between t

pinion steering replaces the require any mods once the Hurst wheels were available stock factory unit, with the in gold. body was painted. Speaking steering arms up front, so of paint, the choice of t

for cutting apexes at high speed, unlike the original Hemi Dart that only had to negotiate a gentle turn at the end of a quarter mile pass. The goal was to debut the Hemi Dart at the SEMA SHOW, so wit

put the Dart through some real world driving cycles on the freeway and surface streets. The rack and pinion manual steering was light, the pedal effort required for the manual discs was nothing out of

The Mr. Norms GSS Hemi Dart with Jim Van Gordon behind the wheel at the big end of the track after a full pass. It was an effort for the camera car to keep up with the Hemi Dart at over 100 miles per

1968 MR. NORMS GSS HEMI DART Built by Blue Moon Motorsports Control Freak Tubular upper and lower control arms QA1 Fully adjustable coil overs Control Freak sway bar Manual rack and pinion steering RE

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INTRODUCING MR. NORMS HEAVY DUTY PADDED FENDER COVERS FITS ALL 2008 2015 DODGE CHALLENGERS 360 Degrees of Padded Protection The Racers Net for the Mr. Norms Challenger Heavy Duty Fender Covers is o

MR. NORMS HEAVY DUTY PADDED FRONT FENDER PROTECTION COVERS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING MOPARS COVERS TO FIT THE FOLLOWING DODGE, PLYMOUTH AND CHRYSLER VEHICLES MODERN DODGE AND CHRYSLER 2008 201

Editors Page when cars were simpler Back to Basics.... W By Larry Weiner hen Mr. Norm mentioned the topic that he was going to write about for his column this month in Pentastar Power entitled My

The 1968 Plymouth Road Runner was nothing less than a phenomenon. The Beeper was very affordable, with a starting price of just 2,896 appealing to young enthusiasts who wanted a new high performance c

1963 Chevrolet Biscayne interior was typical of a base model. It featured a cloth bench seat, plain vinyl door panels and rubber floor mats. Even a padded dash was an option. saved for a rainy day, r

its playbook. Yes, even in the late 1960s and early 1970s, there was still a market for simple, low content vehicles, and that definitely included muscle cars. There was a lot to be said for a no fril

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Those Were the Days Mr. Norms Corner That first car was our key to the real world, to our freedom and the first step into adulthood, although that wasnt at the top of our list of reasons why that car

That might sound austere by todays standards, but thats how it was. The cars were really dependable and almost no matter what we did to them, they keep right on running. Those were the days of carbure

night with the wind chill factor hovering somewhere below zero. But, it was my ride and it was a blast. I remember one day cramming 10 of my best friends into that Jeep. We went roaring down the stree

order a car to get a stick shift, assuming one is even available for your vehicle of choice. My grandkids first cars were all automatics with power everything. And, as happy I was to have a car back i

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levels of quality of sedans costing thousands more. The 2015 Chrysler 300 features a Bold American Design that has broken the segment model for six decades. It offers the kind of confident looks, exp

Debut of the new 2015 Chrysler 300 at the Los Angeles International Automobile Show.

of the vehicle, providing the 2015 Chrysler 300 with an impressive, roadholding appearance. Finishing the new Chrysler 300 sedans powerful rear stance is a new sculpted LED tail lamp with an illuminat

Detroit, Michigan Black Ambassador Blue Redesigned front fascia features a more sculptured surface with a taller more prominent grille that is accented with a unique dimensional texture and a chrom

tomatic transmission balances V8 performance with segmentleading 31 miles per gallon highway fuel efficiency. Once limited to sedans costing twice as much, the new 2015 Chrysler 300 now offers the inn

to 300 horsepower and adds a unique sporttuned dual exhaust system with a more distinctive sound. To make sure the added power and precision connects the driver to the road, the 2015 Chrysler 300S cha

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Photographe Spotlight on Photos by Greg Smith

ers Showcase The I Cant Drive 55 poster. Greg shot a brand new Lamborghini Countach that was painted and equipped to look like a California Highway Patrol car when the federal speed limit was 55 mile

Story by Howard Benjamin Photography courtesy of Photos by Greg Smith A utomotive photography is considered by many to be an art form. Proof of that, is the myriad of different ways that a professio

1938 Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic Coupe. The background is in Madrid, Spain. 1932 Daimler Double Six 4050 with body by Gurney Nutting Coach Builders. 61

2009 Bugatti Veyron

Mr. Norms 1971 Super Stock Demon. Note how Greg overlays the Super Stock Demon on top of an image of the Max Wedge equipped dual quad 440 engine. he could get his hands on. By the time he was 16 he g

Mr. Norms GSS 426 Hemi Cuda Convertible posed in front of the kind of garage where there is a car behind every door. Reminds us of the poster Decisions, Decisions where the owner has to decide which c

Sox Martin 1968 Hemi Cuda Lil Boss. 2004 Enzo Ferrari overlays front of supercar in half tone with model. 66

1953 Green Rocket full custom. 1949 Mercury lead sled 67

Mr. Norms GSS Supercharged Demon Designed by Chip Foose and built by Troy Trepanier, the Viper V10 powered 1954 Plymouth Sniper. 68

The cover car for this issue of Pentastar Power, Greg photographed the Mr. Norms 1968 GSS Hemi Dart for a muscle car calendar. Notice the how the 528 Hemi engine provides the perfect backdrop for this

Kenny Bernstein Bud King Top Fuel promotional poster celebrating 20th Anniversary. 70

Womens World Teresa boils the hides on Black Betty as she prepares to make a pass down the track in her Challenger. Sisters are Doin it for Themselves Personalizing, showing and racing these women d

a million times, even when they were closed, just to look and decide. Every time my Dodge Magnum, which I love too, was being serviced, I would talk to the guys and gained knowledge about the cars. Th

Teresa has added a number of mods to the 5.7 Hemi in Black Betty, including custom painting the engine shroud and adding a cool air intake. INSET Heres another engine shroud that Teresa had custom pai

what she wanted, but never really finding what she considered to be the perfect ride. But, one day she found a gorgeous black beast with the Mopar appearance package. She immediately knew this was the

Tamara doing some last minute detailing on with her Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary GSS Challenger at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals. The extra effort paid off, because she won the Gold Street Stock

has wanted a car that color since she was 15 years old in fact, she actually wanted an old Charger in that color dating all the way back then. As you see, its not only boys or men who think about cars

Norm personally at the Bosak Muscle Car Beach Party. Here we go again...I have to make it even more my own. Now she really has a One Of A Kind..., as her Challenger is the only 50th Anniversary GSS wi

thing Maya Angelou said... GO OUT AND GRAB THE WORLD BY THE LAPELS. LIFES A BITCH. YOUVE GOT TO GO OUT AND KICK ASS. IT IS NOT JUST A MANS WORLD ANY MORE With this being the end of another year and al

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 9

MR. NORMS GSS HALL OF FAME EDITION CHALLENGER OFFERS YOUR CHOICE OF THREE WHEEL FINISHES Milanni Gloss Black Mirror Machined Face Standard Milanni Satin Black Standard Milanni Phantom Chrome Option

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

West Coast Report Reflecting on a Year of Fun in the Sun with Cars Story by Larry Weiner Photos by Larry Weiner and Steve Temple Time flies when youre having fun, and theres no denying that we defini

Richard Pettys 1971 Plymouth Road Runner NASCAR stock car. Petty won the 1971 Daytona 500 in one of these team cars. locked up in the garage. We thought that it would be fun to close out the December

Racing at the Coronado Speed Festival at the Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, CA. Early 20th Century display with restored vintage Harley Davidson motorcycles on a board track at the SEMA

Deer Park Winery and Museum in Escondido, CA has the largest convertible collection in the United States. These are just a few of the cars on display. There are lots of great Mopars in the collection.

Break out the Brasso Massive 1910 Locomobile is a perfect example of a brass era car, and the kind of amazing vehicles that show up at Secret Car Club events in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The Ewell, Bell a

Tell your friends to join Mr. Norms Sport Club and get discounts on parts, memorabilia and Pentastar Power for free every month. Two B5 Blue Cudas cut the tree to perfection leaving on the green in f

59 Dodge is straight out of American Graffiti. Hot rod black with gold scallops, full Moon discs, wide whites and a white tuck and roll interior. This was a very popular car at Hot August Nights in Re

MR. NORMS GSS BILLET ALUMINUM STRUT TOWER BRACE FITS 2008 2015 DODGE CHALLENGERS As seen on the cover of Pentastar Power Magazine The Racers Net for the Mr. Norms GSS Billet Aluminum Strut Tower Br

ANSWER THIS QUESTION AND WIN A GRAND SPAULDING DODGE DECKLID EMBLEM MR. NORMS CONTEST THIS PHOTO SHOWS MR. NORM IN A SMALL MOTORIZED DODGE ASPEN RT IN THE PITS. QUESTION WHAT TRACK WAS THIS PHOTO TA

News You Can Use Raminator Monster Truck and Hall Brothers Racing Team Shatter Guinness World Records Record Fastest Speed for a Monster Truck Raminator driver Mark Hall prepares to attempt setting a

Raminator driver Mark Hall reaches a speed of 99.1 mph to set the new Guinness World Records record for Fastest Speed for a Monster Truck at Circuit of the Americas Speedway on Monday, Dec. 15, in Aus

15 Ram 1500 Wins HalfTon Pickup Shootout he editors of Motor Trend today named the Ram 1500 the winner of their 2015 halfton truck shootout. Three contenders were put through a broad array of testing

4. Payload testing 1,000 pounds 5. Fuel economy testing with After the data was collected, judges convened to determine which truck would be the victor of the halfton shootout. The winner is chosen

The halfton segment is a severely competitive environment and winning Motor Trends halfton shootout validates that we have the top truck in the segment, added Hegbloom. Motor Trends Real MPG testing p

MORE FUN. LESS DRAMA. BOLT ON SUSPENSION FOR ABE BODY APPLICATIONS 1963 1976 MOPARS ADJUSTABLE MONOTUBE SHOCKS

But Wait Theres More Mr. Norm and the GSS Hemi Dart. Bringing the Mr. Norms GSS Hemi Dart to Life Story by Larry Weiner Photos by Blue Moon Motorsports and Larry Weiner bristles with over 720 horse

The Dart was located on eBay. There were 24 excellent photos and an honest description of the condition of the vehicle by the seller. The closing bid was a very fair price for what turned out to be th

sen. We assisted Blue Moon Motorsports in acquiring the Dart from the seller, who was located near Racine, Wisconsin. It turns out that he was the fourth person to own this vehicle since the original

vehicle without seeing it in person, and as you can see by the photos in this story, the Dart really was an excellent original, unmolested car. Thankfully, seller was very honest in his representation

The entire body has been primered and the new front suspension is being check fitted. The rear suspension and Strange 60 rear end were also check fitted. The 528 Hemi engine, along with the bellhous

The body has been removed from the rotisserie and placed on the lift. The painted tubular support structure for the front suspension has been installed. The front suspension along with engine and tra

The front fenders and doors have been reinstalled. The windshield, back window, window tracks vent windows and door glass have also installed. The Hemi Dart is really taking shape by this point. The

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