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Leather pod remodelled by car freak (10)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

petrolhead

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'car freak' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'leather pod remodelled' is the wordplay.
'remodelled' is an anagram indicator.
'leather'+'pod'='leatherpod'
'leatherpod' anagrammed gives 'PETROLHEAD'.

'by' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for petrolhead that I've seen before include "Motoring fanatic", "Car lover".)

I've seen this clue in Sydney Morning Herald.
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