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SM JR Issue 33

SM JR Issue 33

You know how we’re always banging on about getting some new blood into the scene? Well blood doesn’t get much newer than Jayden Gething, here, who was out cruising in his custom Pop at the Breakfast At The Brewery cruise back in November… at just two weeks old.

SM JR Issue 27

SM JR Issue 27

Rod Payne, from Sussex, has had some cool motors over the years – a ’59 Pop, ’30 and ’28 Model As, even a Sunbeam Tiger. Nowadays, though, he’s concentrating on some cool wheels for the grandkids… Both of these tot rods are built onto the stretched chassis of mobility scooters. One rod has two ...

Readers Machine Issue 23

Readers Machine Issue 23

photo credit: “Christopher Tilley” The SM Junior section is arbitrarily for anyone young enough to get shafted on their insurance premiums. The National Street Rod Association have taken that one step further with a new membership scheme for younger rodders yet to reach their 30th birthday. Are you 18-29? Listen up… “Those of you who are already NSRA members ...

Readers Machine Issue 21

Readers Machine Issue 21

The whole scene needs some more young blood in it, and it doesn’t get much younger than Rob Page’s kids! He’s giving them a good start in life with this tot rod. “The fibreglass body is from Outback Customs,” says Rob. “The frame is wood, the engine is a plastic model kit, the intake is ...

Readers Machine Issue 19

Readers Machine Issue 19

SM JR My name is Alice Fairhead, I’m 20 years old and work full time at Draganfly Motorcycles, which specialises in spares for vintage British motorbikes. I’ve been involved with drag racing all my life, I love the custom car and hot rod scene and I love doing my own photography ...

Readers Machine Issue 14

Readers Machine Issue 14

Here’s a monster of a reader’s machine, although, strictly speaking, it’s a reader’s customer’s machine. “I grew up with Street Machine magazine,” says Steve Robinson, from Somerset. “I was inspired by Andy Saunders’ creations, and went into repairing and painting cars etc for a living… 30 years ago, now! This ...

Readers Machine Issue 11

Readers Machine Issue 11

Ollie’s Ranchero Very few people are likely to tell you that an old American pick-up is a practical, sensible daily, but when you’re young, practical and sensible don’t mean that much, really. Witness Ollie H-Smith, from Bristol. He’s 21, and his daily is a 1964 Ford Falcon Ranchero. “It came into the ...

Readers Machine Issue 9

Readers Machine Issue 9

David Benstead dropped us a line about his new acquisition – a rather lovely ‘Bird in a very Seventies shade of brown. “I thought you may be interested in seeing my ‘74 Pontiac Firebird, a fresh import from Georgia. It runs a 400 with Lunati Voodoo cam, 2400rpm stall converter, shorty ...

Readers Machine Issue 7

Readers Machine Issue 7

Street Machine UK has now reached all the way around the world! We recently heard from Ron Honig in Geelong, near Melbourne, Australia, who had this to say: “A couple of months ago I was surfing the net, and I came across an ad for the latest copy of Street Machine. I ...

Readers Machine Issue 5

Readers Machine Issue 5

The old Readers’ Rides pages used to be a popular feature of the mag back in the day. Would you like to see it back? Here’s a starter for 10… This BMW E36 Touring belongs to Gavin Bhurji, who says, “I thought I’d submit my parts-chaser as a potential contender for ...