A weekend of cars, cars, cars!

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Drag cars on Saturday – Show cars on Sunday

The weekend was very busy!

Saturday

Saturday was a guy day out at Billetproof / Detroit Dragway Reunion. Steve, Liam and I loaded up the HHR and headed down to Milan Dragway. The spectator side was the Billetproof rat-rod show and then the pit side got you into the nostalgia dragsters of the Detroit Dragway Reunion.

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Lots of drag racing was on hand and the pits seemed to go on forever. But wandering the pits got you up close and personal with all sorts of nostalgia race cars. And there were tons of the regular drag cars too. Between sitting in the stands and watching the drag racing action and strolling through the pits it was a full day.

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And I want to acknowledge the guys with Great Lakes Gassers! The whole bunch of them were awesome. They were very cordial and were willing to show off their rides. They made sure Liam got an up close and personal look at the cars and let him try them on for size. They showed him the inner workings of the cockpits and what does what. Great job guys!

Sunday

Sunday was a great day for a car show! A clear sunny day and a temp around 90. This one was the SAAC – MCR All Ford Show. This annual show had an added attraction this year with the addition of the 50th Anniversity Celebration of the Cougar. Take a big Ford show and throw in about 300 Cougars from across the country and you have a winner. I made sure to stock up on water for the grueling sunny day ahead. I got there early to get situated before the placed packed up so I setup and started my stay by heading for the swap meet area. The rest of the day was spent browsing up and down the rows looking for cars and features. I found plenty of both.

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So today is a day of recovery. Unfortunately it’s 90 out today. kind of a duplicate of yesterday. So I will hide in the AC till it cools down this afternoon. Gonna do some steaks once it cools down. Gotta eat, right!? See ya!

Squeaky Toy – Just a refreshing update

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If you haven’t seen Squeaky Toy in a while then here is your chance to see the project.

I have spent a lot of time trying to finish up the wiring on the 70. But I have been cleaning up a bunch of stuff as I go along. But this is just a batch of pics of the current state of repairs on this project. Enjoy!

A day out on Telegraph

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I spent Saturday afternoon july 27  Cruisin the Graph!

It was a great day. A bit warm but still a great day. After a bit of cruising from Ford Road down to Northline and back I decided to hunt for a place to park. I ended up just south of the Ecorse Road over pass in the parking lot with a bunch of other cruisers. After taking some time to set up my canopy, chairs and coolers I went ahead and cranked up the stereo and settled in for a nice afternoon of cruise time. It turned out to be a great day out.

I took a break and took a walk over to a diner that was close by. And I had a killer Reuben sandwich and meal. A large glass of ice tea and it was nice. I love local cafes!

Another cruise down and the Dream Cruise is quickly upon us! August 20! See ya there!

A day out at Sins of Steel

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Sins of Steel

My son and I spent Saturday out wandering through at a premier rat rod show. Sins of Steel was once again at the 4H Fairgrounds in Davisburg, Mi just north of Detroit.It was a great gathering of rat rods, rat bikes and parts vendors. It was a way cool day out with my son. And a great prelude to this coming weekends all guy outing to Billerproof / Detroit Dragway Reunion.

I took some pics and they can be found on Flickr. Check them out.

Sins of Steel 2016 Flickr Album

The Patio Is Open! Ready to Party On The Patio!

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Not much other than a notification that the patio is open!

Faye Dean Picked the flowers

I just reset them in the moss baskets and hung them in the hooks [ my one-legged hookers … Don’t ask! ] around the patio. I set a solar LED light in the middle of each hanging basket for some late night glow.

We still have the garden plants to go but that will bee this Friday with some help from Logan, my grandson.

Meanwhile I set the granite tops into a long side table and two smaller side tables for the patio sofa. So with a bit of the chillout blues crankin on the box and a bit of Captain Morgan and Scarecrow the demon cat keeping watch it is a soothing evening on the patio.

So pull up a chair and hang out on the patio!