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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2014, 08:37:35 PM »

Are you kidding me!!  I didnt even know it was in town!!!  Im mad I missed it..

Did anyone post on here about it before hand?
My bad.... And I missed meeting two other CRG-ers!
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« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2014, 08:48:54 PM »

Lakeholme Thanks for posting, great looking cars, I will have to check out AACA events. Do they ever come to the midwest area?   George
A couple of hours north of you: Central Meet, Olympia Resort, Wisconsin, July 31-August 2.
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Phillip
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« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2014, 10:12:13 PM »

Are you kidding me!!  I didnt even know it was in town!!!  Im mad I missed it..

Did anyone post on here about it before hand?

I thought you, Satch and Billy probably went to Bowling Green - otherwise I would have called you when I didn't see you there. Show kinda slid in and slid out -
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« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2014, 07:01:16 AM »

like most such organizational shows, if you aren't an AACA member, you probably don't know about their events...  I've been thinking about joining AACA for years..    maybe it's getting to be that time.. Smiley

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I think Gary finally has a good point and agree with him..... Smiley I need to get involved in this as well!
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« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2014, 08:24:47 AM »

Couple more...

There were a few others there and at the Saturday national meet....


Wow! Closest color match to my Z I've seen. Only diff is RS. Well, mine also has black interior.
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« Reply #20 on: June 16, 2014, 08:44:22 AM »

Are you kidding me!!  I didnt even know it was in town!!!  Im mad I missed it..

Did anyone post on here about it before hand?

I thought you, Satch and Billy probably went to Bowling Green - otherwise I would have called you when I didn't see you there. Show kinda slid in and slid out -

Nah I was home in the garage all day grinding on some heads.  No biggie.  
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« Reply #21 on: June 16, 2014, 12:27:25 PM »

What's with the fire extinguishers in every pic??
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« Reply #22 on: June 16, 2014, 12:31:38 PM »

Them's the rules, no fire extinguisher you don't get on the field.
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« Reply #23 on: June 16, 2014, 01:08:01 PM »

What's with the fire extinguishers in every pic??
Them's the rules, no fire extinguisher you don't get on the field.
Yep, dems da rules... And it's actually a good idea to carry one in every car.
There's a little box that has to be checked on the judging sheet. and it does have to be charged.
BTW, the first time you run over one under your wheel, you realize it is better to put it beside the wheel or someplace noticeable in the car (like the trunk).
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« Reply #24 on: June 16, 2014, 01:21:05 PM »

Couple of sites with pictures:
Here and Here.
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« Reply #25 on: June 16, 2014, 06:10:00 PM »

Jimmy I thought that was your Z! You don't see many with the white vinyl top. Maybe you have the only non-RS Garnet Red with white?

Phillip, approximately how many first gens were at the show?
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« Reply #26 on: June 16, 2014, 06:45:24 PM »

AACA Grand National meet is always a "must see"!  Muscle cars are becoming more & more popular there.  Also, even if you don't have a particular interest in the brass era cars - you'll appreciate the incredible level of detail & workmanship.  Next year it's going to be in AZ, so the participation will probably be down a bit - the membership is not as heavily concentrated out west.  They try to move it around the country so that everyone is within reasonable driving distance at some point.  It's a very friendly group of car people!
Chick - you'll be in the Hershey Region - bring you car(s) to Fall Hershey!
Will do Bruce as Fall Hershey is one heck of a show. Will talk about that when I see ya.......
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« Reply #27 on: June 16, 2014, 07:58:20 PM »

Gettysburg Region would be a lot closer. They just had a regional show at Latimore  race track last Sat.
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« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2014, 08:33:25 PM »

Jimmy I thought that was your Z! You don't see many with the white vinyl top. Maybe you have the only non-RS Garnet Red with white?

Phillip, approximately how many first gens were at the show?
I think around a dozen at the Grand National: the ones you see in this thread from class 36 and a few more from class 27 -production cars.  There is no drivers participation class at the GN.  I'll know the exact number when National posts the results.
The white former drag racer was a really interesting car.
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Phillip
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« Reply #29 on: June 16, 2014, 08:37:40 PM »

Gettysburg Region would be a lot closer. They just had a regional show at Latimore  race track last Sat.
Hershey is only 4 to 5 miles farther than Gettysburg from where I'm at. Interesting as I was at Latimore race track last month! Great track that was saved and extremely nice race museum.
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