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FEATURE CAR 2004 HOLDEN VY CLUBSPORT SPECIAL EDITION

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here are many different types of custom cars — just like there are many different types of custom car owner. Often, however, car and owner fall neatly into a describable category — street, sleeper, modified, JDM, drift, drag, show, daily... unfinished project... or plain ol’ crazy. And while crazy is certainly a notable element throughout the build of ‘IRRIT8’, this is a vehicle which crosses into other groups; it refuses to be pigeonholed. And we like that. Take a gander at the full selection of pix here, and you will see what we mean. What’s more, this beast is owned, and has been built, by a woman. Pertinent to its design? Hard to judge; colour-scheme aside, we reckon few hardened car showgoers would pick its owner when they see this showpiece coming at them. Just look at it — 4-inch reverse cowl, aggressive cams, full top-end re-build and the exhaust dumping before the diff. Impressive by any standard. And there is a lot of love here also — nothing has been overlooked or half-arsed implemented. IRRIT8 sits there quietly (or actually, not so quietly) looking good… elegant, yet also a little mean. One might even doubt that the reverse cowl actually hides anything serious... until she fires up. That cowl

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