We live in interesting times. Thanks to the growth of car shows and even car related networks on cable television, car enthusiasts get to see restorations and hot rod creations that were not easily witnessed even a few years ago. Thanks to the magic of television, a number of designers and builder personalities have taken on true “star status”. There is a long line at a number of World of Wheels events, with folks…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on October 25, 2012 at 2:08am — No Comments
The internationally known car rally, the California Mille, runs vintage sports cars over 1,000 miles of hilly Northern California roads. We recently lost the founder, Martin Swig, who died early July at age 78. What is special about the California Mille is that we get to see rare collector cars doing what they were meant to do: devouring hot asphalt. Most vehicles this rare are shown only at Concours events and museums!…Continue
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The Future of The Street Rod!
What is truly more American than a street rod! Classic street hot rods and muscle cars are a 100% American phenomenon. We have watched as the world has adopted and copied our hobby in so many ways. It is truly flattering to be emulated and exciting to see growing interest. Yet, do we need to be concerned about the future? …
Added by Michael Thies on July 19, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments
There are a number of organizations that train folk to be judges at car and motorcycle events. Many people wonder and yet not everyone is always fully aware of what they are looking for. It can be fairly daunting for a newcomer. There are different categories have different criteria about what is expected…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on January 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Mid-South Regional Car Show, Bazaar, and Concert in the Field
April 28, 2012, Hickory, NC (a great drive-in weekend of family fun)
Fundraising event for Bristar Disabled Veterans Group and World Mission Outreach
Details can be found at…Continue
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There might be handful of people or less that might be able to trace weekly Thursday night Gwinnett Meet to its roots, before it started at or got known as "Riverside Meet."
It was a simple idea of holding a private public meet, which would only be known among people invited, and their friends. As in everyone knew somebody or mostly everybody, having a meet where everyone could easily strike a conversation, feel right among…
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This was the best SBN in several years, as far as overall attendance, especially spectators.
MECA participation was light, compared to previous years, with 53 vehicles for SQL and SPL contests.
Jessie Johnson (Gorilla Audio) from IL won the Sound Pressure League Best of Show.
Craig Butler from GA won the Sound Pressure Best of Show with 179.7 dB in X2.
Mikey Pilato won the Park & Pound Best of Show with 135.7 dB in DB5.
Robert Hilton (Audison/Hertz/JL…Continue
THE DRIVE TRAIN BY THE NUMBERS
This is an all electric roadster, available for sale today, that does 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 secs, goes 245 miles on a charge and has ZERO emissions! Incredible!…Continue
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