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Old 1st October 2007, 21:53   #1
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Default Whoohoo!! A weekend of Hot-rods!!

Hey all,
I was lucky to pass by an area close to my house,where a huge vintage car & hot-rod rally was going on. I passed by the area on Saturday,and there were close to 400-500 cars from the 1940s all the way till the 1980s. American muscle cars, puck up truck, sedans..you name it and it was there. All of them were in pristine condition,and maintained so well. Bright colors & all shining !!
I couldn't by on Saturday, but I did go back on Sunday and found close to 40-50 cars. Will make sure I catch the action on the 1st day itself,the next time they have another rally.
Here are pictures that I took on Sunday. I haven't labeled each picture, so please bear with me. I'm sure most of you would be able to identify the vehicles. I loved the 1967 Chevy Camaro ...it was a stunner!!
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An interesting sign board on a Harley that was on display..





















And now for the grand finale ...my own 'not-so-hot rods'.. hehehe
The 2004 Mazda 3 ..2.3L 160bhp 4-cyl & the 2004 Kia Optima 2.6L 172bhp V6.. Gave them a nice wash before clicking away..



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a look a like to a boss 302 or is it a real one with a repaint?

also do you have pics of the red camaro (interiors).

very nice pictures loved them all.
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Awesome pictorial! You are indeed lucky to have seen these beauties in person.
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Hey you are one LUCCKY chap. Cool Rides You saw there.
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Nice pictures Nitin. Those are the definative hot rods. Nice pictures of your cars too. And I noticed your neighbour has a red Corvette
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Thanks, guys. Its a rare opportunity to get to see these goodies.
You are right,Dippy..my neighbor has a vette, think a 2003 model.

Some more pics as requested..






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Nitin, I am in loss for words. Really nice pictures there. You certainly made my day. Thanks.
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Your welcome,mclaren! Anything to brighten up a fellow bhpian's day..
I heard that there's gonna be another rally sometime next month. Will make sure I follow it closely..
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great pictures nitin. loved each and everyone of them you dont know what a big smile i have on my face seeing them. man you made my night.
the camero ss one of my all time favourite muscle cars. my uncle has one and i love it.
any idea guys where we can get wheels like this in bombay. need it for my new muscle car.

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Athread full of muscle,nic pics man.thanks for sharing.
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Speedy, I recollect my cousin telling me about someone in Mumbai who used to import these tires from the US during the early 1990's. There were a few guys who were into restoring old American muscle cars,and they were particular about every detail. I'm sure there are ways to find out if they can be imported,if its not available readily.
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These are nice pictures, but the only car that is unique and rare in a muscle car show is the cream Studebaker Loewy coupe. You have to admire the clean and simple lines of this car. Specially when you consider it was made in an era of chintzy chrome-laden slobmobiles as epitomized by the '59 Cadillac, otherwise known as the Pimp Car.
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very nice rat rods.love the galaxie.
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Speedy, I recollect my cousin telling me about someone in Mumbai who used to import these tires from the US during the early 1990's. There were a few guys who were into restoring old American muscle cars,and they were particular about every detail. I'm sure there are ways to find out if they can be imported,if its not available readily.
nitin even i import parts and tyres for my cars, but i did not want to import the wheels for my muscle car so was wondering if it would be available in bombay. saves me alot of headache. in any case i would check at a few tyre shops and if they are not available then i would import them.
this is the wheel design that i am looking for to be exact.
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Nice wheels! Those really give the car an extra punch. Enhances the masculine looks of the American muscle car..
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