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 Post subject: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 12:09 am 
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After today's ride, we went to San Rafael to the Hot Rod Show. Along with the usual 'Rods, there were two Jags I liked-An early 60's 3.8 with louvers on the hood and a Chevy 350 V8, fitted with valve covers that have been modified to fit that say Jaguar...Also, a '73 12 cylinder XKE fitted with a 700 horsepower Boss 429 Ford engine and wild body work-Enjoy the pics...


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 12:34 am 
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Cheers Pat, great pics as always!


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 12:54 am 
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That E type (XKE) is absolutely NUTS :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 4:09 am 
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A couple more pics...


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 7:38 am 
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Some great pictures thanks for showing us them !


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:12 am 
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Cool pics ... 8)

The one in the last pic looks well built ... ;-)

WD :D


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 11:12 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 12:33 pm 
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Thanks for sharing some great pics of some sweet rods! 8)

Love American car culture (hence the username :wink: ) and not so far removed from retro mtbs too. Yeti founder John Parker started and runs this car show, amongst others: http://www.primernationals.com/

Classic American cars are huge in Sweden, saw this on a recent ride:


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 10:06 pm 
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A two wheeled one with a big block...


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 Post subject: Re: Hot Rod Show
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 10:08 pm 
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that e-type is hideous,its wrong on every level. :facepalm: :facepalm:


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