BIG donks, sweet notes, a sea of chrome and foxtails marked the return of the hot rods to Nambucca Heads main street last year.
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Hundreds of spectators turned out to admire and salivate over the lovingly restored and transformed machinery for what was the 40th annual visit to the Mid North Coast by the Drag Ens Hot Rod Club.
Drag ens Hot Rod Club president Andrew McClelland said this year the turnout will be bigger than ever, with over 400 engines cruising into the Valla Tourist Park throughout the week.
Saturday should be another beautiful sunshine-filled day, with a top of 27 degrees.
So get your pistons pumping for a great weekend in the Valley.