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<br /> <br /> <br /> TABLE OF CONTENTS<br /> SEPTEMBER 2017 VOLUME 17<br /> DEPARTMENTS<br /> 4<br /> 6<br /> 14<br /> 106<br /> TECHNICAl REVIEwS & HOw-TOS<br /> 24 BEHIND BARS: The Development of the World’s Fastest<br /> Doorslammers—Part 1: Pro Mod chassis<br /> 80 TECH REVIEw: Meziere Enterprises Billet Transmission Cooler Pan<br /> 92 DIRECT HIT: Build Big LSX Nitrous Power with Induction Solutions<br /> THE BlEACH BOx<br /> RuMORS, NEwS, AND OTHER RACINg BuSINESS<br /> THE PERFORMANCE CORNER<br /> wHERE IT All STARTED: Wilwood Engineering<br /> 106<br /> EVENT COVERAgE<br /> 34 16TH ANNuAl NMCA<br /> 24 QuICk FuEl TECHNOlOgy BluEgRASS NATIONAlS<br /> Bowling Green, Kentucky<br /> PERSONAlITIES AND<br /> PERFORMANCE MACHINES<br /> 84 DON BOwlES’S BIg NEw BuIlD<br /> The Quest to Campaign his <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=1"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=2"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=3"> TABLE OF CONTENTS SEPTEMBER 2017 VOLUME 17 DEPART</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=4"> THE BLEACH BOX WRITTEN BY Steve Baur Super</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=5"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=6"> RumoRs NEWS, & OTHER RACING BIZ WRITT EN BY:</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=7"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=8"> RumoRs NEWS, & OTHER RACING BIZ WRITTEN BY:</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=9"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=10"> RumoRs NEWS, & OTHER RACING BIZ WRITTEN BY:</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=11"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=12"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=13"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=14"> THE PERFORMANCE CORNER NEW NMCA ROCK </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=15"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=16"> THE PERFORMANCE CORNER COLD-GOLD SHIELD </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=17"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=18"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=19"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=20"> THE FAST FILES </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=21"> AIR APPARENT I Written By Steve Baur PHOtOGrAPHy</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=22"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=23"> </a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=24"> BEHIND BARS The DevelopmenT of The WorlD’s fasTes</a> <a title="0917 FSC digital magazine page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/11516026?page=25"> Written By John F. 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