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Post by Pontichev327 on Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:27 pm

I wish I could get back to old Kentucky for a few days, it's been three years. I am just not in any position to take that kind of trip any time soon. Tax man got me down, and it about 1,900 miles one way for me. Sounds like fun though. Since JB is sort of central and can't go anywhere, why not go to Louisville? There are several rod shows there during the year, one REALLY big one in the summer. Just a suggestion. It's not that I don't drive my cars, I just drove the Laguna over 300 miles today, but a long trip is too expensive for me right now.
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Post by driveit on Tue Nov 05, 2013 8:35 am

I know what you mean on that driving Pontichev327. Also I do think that Louisville would be a good option. I am not sure if JB would be up to all of us showing up there, but that sounds good to me. I just wanna take the Chevelle out for a good long drive. I've done about a 200 mile round trip before, but that is as far as mine has been. I look into possible shows and see what I can find out if Louisville sounds good to everyone.
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Post by JB2wheeler on Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:09 am

My daughter and 5 year old granddaughter moved in with me and now a clean house is a distant memory. It's a small house, but a good one. Two households of furniture in one house, LOL. JB
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Post by 74Malibu383 on Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:56 pm

HRPT 2014 dates below. May not be a central location, but it's hitting 7 cities.

Saturday, June 7..........Charlotte, NC - ZMAXX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sunday, June 8............Knoxville, TN - Chillhowee Park
Monday, June 9............Charleston, WV - Downtown (Kanawha Blvd)
Tuesday, June 10..........Norwalk, OH - Summit Motorsports Park
Wednesday, June 11.....Crown Point, IN - Lake County Fairgrounds
Thursday, June 12.........Bettendorf, IA - The Isle Casino
Friday, June 13.............Wisconsin Dells - Chula Vista Resort
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Post by driveit on Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:19 pm

Is the actual summit store near that one in OH?
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Post by 74Malibu383 on Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:26 pm

Think it's like 1.5 hours away
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Post by dynchel on Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:39 pm

driveit wrote:Is the actual summit store near that one in OH?
no, the summit racing headquarters is in akron.  Summit motorsports park is in norwalk, 1.5 hours is probably a pretty accurate guess.
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Post by 77mali on Tue Nov 05, 2013 6:17 pm

Man there's all kinds of good events in the midlands & south & west. Living in the northeast is LAME when it comes to car related stuff. Besides Nascar in NH, the closest good thing is the Carlise events & that's like 8 hours from us. Head Bang 
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Post by dynchel on Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:55 pm

77mali wrote:Man there's all kinds of good events in the midlands & south & west.  Living in the northeast is LAME when it comes to car related stuff.  Besides Nascar in NH, the closest good thing is the Carlise events & that's like 8 hours from us. Head Bang 
I never thought where I live as that great (automotive wise) but with in a hour from me I have , summit racing, Thompson drag raceway, lake county speedway ( a wheelin NASCAR scantioned 1/5 mile track, with figure 8:D ) plus I have a 1948 stainless "diner" within walking distance from my house (annabels) world headquarters for wiesco piston is local, as is Lincoln electric (my wife's employer)
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Post by driveit on Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:36 am

Why don't you brag a little! lol...
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Post by dynchel on Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:39 am

driveit wrote:Why don't you brag a little!  lol...
Not really bragging, just stating facts, besides the climate here sucks a$$.santa
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Post by 77mali on Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:41 am

I say you all head to JB's for this event & make his day or someplace close to him anyway. I wish I was closer.
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Post by driveit on Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:17 am

Does anyone know of any event up there? I am going to look into it myself.
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Post by JB2wheeler on Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:34 am

77mali wrote:I say you all head to JB's for this event & make his day or someplace close to him anyway.  I wish I was closer.
I second that. My 12 foot trampline makes a good base for a sleeping bag if anyone needs a place to stay overnight. JB
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Post by Biomedtech on Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:56 pm

77mali wrote:I say you all head to JB's for this event & make his day or someplace close to him anyway.  I wish I was closer.
I could be down for that! Been wanting to check out the old stompin grounds at Fort Knox anyways!
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Post by Tom77 on Fri Nov 08, 2013 3:15 pm

affraid affraid Hell even if I dont get the transplant done I might be able to push it that far! NOT!
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Post by driveit on Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:08 am

There is a SuperChevy show in Bristol TN.  That is 188 mi from me. I think I could make that one as well.

09/26/14 - 09/28/14
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Post by jurgenday on Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:06 am

I wish there were some members closer to me in Colorado. I am always up for a cruise/show
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Post by driveit on Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:32 am

jurgenday wrote:I wish there were some members closer to me in Colorado. I am always up for a cruise/show
Me too. Man I wish I could see your car up close! It sits perfect. Do you have a nice full car side shot that shows off the stance a bit more?
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Post by jurgenday on Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:37 pm

I'll take one this weekend. Thanks!
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Post by jurgenday on Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:09 pm

driveit wrote:
jurgenday wrote:I wish there were some members closer to me in Colorado. I am always up for a cruise/show
Me too.  Man I wish I could see your car up close!  It sits perfect.  Do you have a nice full car side shot that shows off the stance a bit more?

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Post by driveit on Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:27 pm

Anyone going to any of these?  I am thinking of hitting the one in Knoxville!
Saturday, June 7..........Charlotte, NC - ZMAXX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Sunday, June 8............Knoxville, TN - Chillhowee Park
Monday, June 9............Charleston, WV - Downtown (Kanawha Blvd)
Tuesday, June 10..........Norwalk, OH - Summit Motorsports Park
Wednesday, June 11.....Crown Point, IN - Lake County Fairgrounds
Thursday, June 12.........Bettendorf, IA - The Isle Casino
Friday, June 13.............Wisconsin Dells - Chula Vista Resort
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Post by 74Malibu383 on Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:26 pm

All of them
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Post by Limey SE on Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:22 am

Bettendorf Ia and the Wisconsin Dells are really really close to me ..... Hopefuly this bastard child will be back together by then and NOT shooting flames at my face when I try to start it
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Post by thatfnthing on Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:28 am

Limey wrote:..... and NOT shooting flames at my face when I try to start it

I can definitely say I don't miss that since going EFI!
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