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FREE MAGAZINE

MARCH • 2014

FESTIVAL FLEA MARKET MORE THAN 600 CARS EXHIBIT NOSTALGIA TRIBUTE:

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500 ROAD RACING

CAR SHOW REPORT

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From the Editors Mission statement Our magazine mission is to be one of the most valuable sources of information and resources in automobile events. We are committed to presenting high quality reports and maintaining excellence in editorial content. *****************************************

Publisher, Carlos Cevallos

Editor, Art Fernandez Executive Editor, George Fernandez Asociate Editor, Ed Nieves Photo Editor, Carlos Cevallos Art Director, Ruben D. Morales Sales Manager, Carlos Cevallos

“Farewell Snow Birds” It is now the time of the year when many of our friends go back to their northerly homes. Rods and Classics USA first winter is just about over, although looking at the weather, it seems this year’s winter has been extensively long. Many accidents, and city shut downs across the country, while here in Florida, we enjoyed excellent weather. Now we get to slip into our shorts and T’s and await our overbearing heat. We were fortunate and pleased to meet many who reside up north and made the winter trek with their classic car to Florida. This is easily appreciated while walking through the car shows and observing all the out of state plates. We think it is great that we get so many car enthusiasts in our neighborhoods from all over the country. Indeed, they are an important spice to our plate. Thank you guys! Drive safe and we will see you and your car next year!.

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CONTENTS • • • • • • • • • •

Miami 500 Road Racing D.A.R.E. Car Show Thunderbird Club Car Show The Festival Flea Market Car Show The Mercury Park Lane Headers Up-close & Personal Nostalgia: The Tri-Five Upcoming Car Shows in Florida Weekly and Monthly Cruise-ins Classifieds

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Homestead, Fla.

500 ROAD RACING

Have you ever had The Need for Speed? Have you ever wondered what it feels to go 200 miles/hour on an almost vertical wall? If your answer is yes, then you must come to FARA’s Road Racing events. After taking a course, you will be ready to hit the track and race. The feeling will be unforgettable. Rods & Classics USA had the opportunity to be at the track December 1st during FARA’s Miami 500 Road Racing. This particular race had a spectacular ending when the driver had to run across the finish line to claim victory. You never know what is going to happen. For information, contact Tony at www.farausa.com Tony Franco is the pace car driver and coordinator of these events.

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On November 16, 2013 Palmetto Bay’s Outreach Officers hosted its fourth annual Festival & Car Show. This year it had more than 40 vendors and a full lot of classic cars. Congratulations to Patience Glasko for a Job well done. To support D.A.R.E. is to support your community.

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THUNDERBIRD CLUB CAR SHOW January 26, 2014 we visited the 14th annual Thunderbird Club Open Car Show. Any car, any year, even motorcycles were welcomed. The event is back to Tropical Park. The last 3 years the show took place at Magic City Casino. Well over 200 cars participated. The fundraiser is held once a year to directly benefit the club. It helps cover cost of their annual summer picnic, holiday party and a couple of meetings that they hold during the year. Currently the club has 80 members and to become a member all you need to have is love for cars. It is a delight to see a row of the elegant 50s thunderbird out on the field. Participants eagerly wait for this event to park there thunderbird next to their siblings. If you are a fan of the elegant charm don’t miss out and make sure to flag it in next years calendar. For more info contact Oscar at Oscar@benefitcarshows.com

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The Festival Flea Market

The Festival Flea Market Car Show has become the largest car show in South Florida and second largest in the state to the world Famous Turkey Run show in Daytona. This show is a Candy Shop to the enthusiast, featuring over 600 cars of all types. It is a wonderful show where you get to admire rarely seen classics. Participants and show-goers enjoy music, food, and more than 500 shops inside the flea-market. This year over 20,000 people visited the show. This event is hosted by Russ Gagliano twice a year. For information contact Russ at Russ@russgevents.com

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February 1st, 2014 was a great day. Not only did we get to meet Dennis Gage at Hollywood’s Dream Car Classic Car Show, but we also had the opportunity to showcase The Green Gem. This is a 1964 Mercury Park Lane Marauder convertible. You do not see these cars easily anymore. Bob Wing is the proud owner of this car. He has owned this car for the last 7 years and does not plan to let it go anytime soon. The car is in great condition, very complete and original. Its color is silver turquoise. This Mercury has a 390 C.I. engine that cranks out 300 horse power. The Park Lane sticker price was $3549.50. Shocked, well wait. This price does not include the $14.60 extra for back up lights, the $43.20 for power brakes, nor the $4.30 for non-glare day/night RV mirror. And do not forget the very expensive floor mats priced at $12.30. These extras are just a few added to the final purchase price for this 1964 gem.

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Headers CAR SHOW JEAN

Up-close & Personal

Meet Jean Lopane, a vibrant and enthusiastic car show promoter from West Palm Beach. She is also fondly known as ”Car Show Jean” by her many friends and followers. Jean is one of the few women car show promoters in what is mostly a male dominated hobby. That is what makes her such a unique person. Rods & Classics USA met with her during a recent interview. This is what she had to say:

Do you have any judging or award any trophies? There is no judging, no trophies, or dash plaques. This is strictly a fun event for family and friends.

Jean, our first question to you is, how did you get started in car shows? I have been attending car shows for the past 25 years. I have always had a passion for old classic cars. I started doing car shows about seven years ago. I began by helping an older couple, Joe and Pam. They had a small cruise-in at the Long Horns in Delray Beach at the time. When Joe’s health started failing, they asked me to take over the show.

Thank you Jean for your time, good luck, and keep up your passion for old classic cars.

How much time do you devote to the car shows? My husband and I have owned a Golf Shop in Boca Raton for the past 26 years. The shop has been doing well, so, I spend a good deal of time on car shows. I am constantly getting calls to put on car shows at different places. I will be doing this for as long as I feel it is my hobby. Do you own any old classic cars? I have owned three old classic cars at one time. My first car was a 1959 T-Bird. Then, I bought a 1957 Mercury Mont Claire and a 1955 Pontiac Star Chief. I sold the first two and kept the Star Chief. I have a passion for 50’s cars. Why 50’s cars? I love the color combinations of cars of that era. These cars are larger than life! I also like the large amount of chrome. I just think these are beautiful cars. What is the largest car show that you promote? At the present time, it would be the Abacoa Town Center Cruise-In in Jupiter. We get over 200 cars participating in that show. What makes the Abacoa Cruise-In so special? Abacoa is in a beautiful setting. There are several restaurants, shops, and activities for everyone. We have an amphitheater for stage shows and plenty of parking. We have live music. The car show is very family oriented. We welcome everyone. I try to make this show unique. There is always going to be some special entertainment. We even brought in a petting zoo for the kids and animal rescue pets. There is live entertainment. We bring in bands and dancers to all the shows. I am always thinking outside the box.

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Do you do any other car show? Yes, I also do a Tuesday Night Cruise-In at Duffy’s in West Palm Beach.

Rods & Classics USA would like to encourage all our readers to visit “Car Show Jean” at the Abacoa Town Center on Main Street and University Blvd in Jupiter, Florida. Car Shows are on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30pm to 8:30pm.


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Nostalgia The Chevy Tri Five The Tri-Five refers to the 1955, 1956, and 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Aire, 150, 210, and Nomad models. These three year, mid-fifties models, are considered the most beautiful Chevys ever built. To many this was the “Golden Age” for these cars. The Tri-Fives are very sought after for their styling and performance. Super Chevy Magazine says; “These are the most recognized American cars in history.” “To this day, when people think of classic American cars they think of the Tri-Five.” In 1955, Chevrolet introduced a new model line, also referred to as the “Shoe Box Chevys.” These cars came with the new 265 cubic inch V8 engine with 162 horse power. This engine offered better performance than the old six cylinder engine it replaced. The new model also had streamlined rear fenders, giving the car outstanding styling. The 1956 model only received a modest facelift. The 1957 model had the boldest facelift. Chevrolet spent millions of dollars to retool the plant. This year had a Cadillac like styling and offered a new 283 cubic inch fuel injected engine. These engines were known as the “fuellies”.

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Bel-Aire: The Bel-Aire was the top of the line model. This model is the most desirable by collectors. The 1955 and 1957 are in higher demand than the 1956. This is basically due to sales. 1956 was not a record year.

150: The 150 is the bottom of the line model. These “Plain Jane” models are still desirable with the right engine.

250: The 250 is the mid-range model. This model has a higher trim than the 150.

Nomad: The Nomad was a two door station wagon. To some it is considered the prettiest station wagon ever built. These cars have a high appeal to collectors for their low production. Total Production 1955: 8530, 1956: 8103, 1957: 6534.

Today, the Tri-Five remain very popular classic cars. The two door sedans, Nomads and convertibles bring the highest price. These cars look great when restored. Whether you are a purest, resto-modder, or hot rodder, they look fantastic either way. Support groups through various Tri-Five clubs and organizations are abundant. Parts are readily available through Classic Industries, Ecklers and other suppliers.

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25th Anniversary Spring Daytona Turkey Run A Super Hero Sized Event

March 28th - 30th, 2014 at Daytona International Speedway 8am-4pm Fri & Sat ~ 8am-2pm Sun $10 ~ Fri & Sat * $5 ~ Sun * Kids 11 & under FREE

*Thousands of Classic Cars for Show & Sale * *Massive Swap Meet *Arts/Fashion Bazaar *

Unveiling of the Iron Man Motorcycle

Original Batcopter, King BMX Stunt 1966 Batmobile & Show from Americas Got Talent Batcycle

Happy 50th Birthday Mustang!

Celebrate with a special Mustang Corral & Mustang Trot around the speedway track. All years welcome. Must pre-register.

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Upcoming Car Shows in Florida March 1, 2014 Orlando, FL

March 9, 2014 Palm Bay, FL

March 1, 2014 Hudson FL

March 14-16, 2014 Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 1-2, 2014 Miami Beach, FL

March 15, 2014 Hollywood, FL

Wide Truck Warrior Pontiac Car Show. Bahia Shrine, 2300 Pembroke Drive, open to all Pontiac and Oakland vehicles, benefits Pet Rescue By Judy, features awards in classes plus specialties, vendors, a swap meet, and much more. Pre-registration by February 22nd $20, day of show $25. (321) 396-2605 2nd Annual American Car Craft Open House & Car show. $15 preregistration, $20 day of show. 9am-3pm awards presentation 2pm. Show location 18924 Sakera Rd. Hudson FL 34667 For more info (727) 861-1500 www.americancarcraft.com Collector and Exotic Auto Auction. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, sellers pay a $250 VIP consignment charge, and a 5% success fee. (954) 509-9119.

March 2, 2014 Coconut Creek, FL

Corvette Club of South Florida’s 3rd Annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck show. 12pm-6pm Rain or shine Located at Loi Backrody Chevrolet, 5500 North State Road 7, early registration Feb 24, $20 or $25 day of show. 90 Awards, for more info call Joe Cutroni (954) 242-5332

Space Coast Harley and High Permformance Promotions presents 1st Annal all Rod Show. 1440 Sportsman Lane. 12pm-4pm this show is open to all Rat Rods, Street Rods and T bucketsFree Beer. This will be a participating voting show. Registration is $10. For more info call Bob (321) 948-7553 11th Annual Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale Auction. Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, 500 collect or grade antique, classic, muscle cars and late model exotic cars all under roof. Spectator $20 a day, or $50 for weekend. (818) 577-7214. Little Flower K of C Fundraiser Car Show. 1805 Pierce Street, open-to-all, and features live music by Jimmy Cavallo, Top 40 awards, DJ Rockin’ Rich, 50/50 drawing, Texas Hold-Em Tournament, cash bar, raffles, and vendors. Gates open at 4pm, registration $20.

March 15, 2014, Longwood, FL

The Big 3 Car show. 501 Skidder ct. All years welcome. Show located in the back parking lot of Old Town. For more info contact Tara Bush (407) 617-4201 $15 preregistration, $20 Day of the show.

March 2, 2014 LaBelle, FL

March 15, 2014 Wesley Chapel, FL

March 2, 2014 Coral Gables, FL

March 15, 2014 Kingsland, GA

Riverbend Motor Coach Resort Open Show. Riverbend Motor Coach Resort, 5800 West SR 80, open-to-all, benefits the Shriners, and features dash plaques, trophies, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, all-you-can-eat breakfast $5, vendors, and more. Dave (401) 524-0827. Biltmore Way Classic Car Show. AACA Rules Judging. For more info Call Oscar (305) 274-3134

March 2, 2014 Jacksonville, FL

Third Annual Cruise-In at Quail Run RV Resort. All makes and models of classic, Muscle, Antique an other Rare and Unique Cars and Trucks welcome. Proceeds donated to Healing Horses “ One child at a time” Inc. 11am-3pm 6946 Old Pasco Road, Wsley Chapel, FL (813) 973-0999 9th Annual Runabout. $25 registration, proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For info call Trish Jared (912) 673-1890 www.kingslanddda.com

High performance Promotions and Ademec Harley Davidson present their 1st Annual Car & Bike Show. 8909 Baymeadows Rd. 11am-3pm Fee is $10 for more info call Bob at (321)948-7553

March 15, 2014 Melbourne, FL

Lou Bachrodt Chevrolet, 5500 N. State Rd. 7, Coconut Creek, FL 33073 From noon to 6pm - Rain or shine - Net proceeds to benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital .Registration - $20 by 2/24/14 or $25 day of show 90 Awards. 50-50 drawing, door prizes, gift basket raffle, vendors www.corvetteclubofsouthflorida.com for your registration form

March 15, 2014 Melbourne, FL

March 2, 2014 Coconut Creek, FL

March 8, 2014 Oviedo, FL

Taste of Oviedo Car Show. Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Boulevard, open-to-all, and includes awards, kids activities, food and beverage available, live entertainment, DJ Don, fireworks, and more. Car show registration $10. Tara (407) 617-4201

March 8, 2014 Palm Bay, FL

Space Coast Harley and High Performance Promotions presents 1st Annual all Rod Show. 1440 Sportsman Lane. 11am-3pm this show is open to all cars, trucks and bikes. Free Beer. This is a top 20 event. Registration $10. For more info call Bob (321) 948-7553

March 8, 2014 Ft. Lauderdale, FL

FLMC Open Benefit Show. AutoNation Ford of Fort Lauderdale, 1333 North Federal Highway, open-to-all, benefits the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center, dash plaques and goody bags for the first 100, DJ Rockin’ Rich, a silent auction, and much more. Registration $20. Mark (954) 779-3898

Army of Hope Charity Car & Bike Show, Pompano Elks Lodge, #1898 700 NE 10 street. show 11am-4pm Registration 9.00am to 2 pm. Fee day of show: Bike $10 / Car $15 / Vendors $35. Marty Truss (954) 914-6937 Presented by Habitat for Humanity Brevard County, held at Wickham Park, 3845 North Wickham Road, Preregistration march 6th $15.00 day of show $20.00 for more info call Charlotte (321)728-4009

March 15, 2014 Melbourne, FL

Beef O’Brady’s St Patrick’s Day Car Show. Presented by High Performance Promotions. 1316 South Babcock Street. 10am-3pm Open to all cars. Fee is $10 Cash. This is a top 20 event. For more info call bob (321) 948-7553

March 15-16, 2014 Stuart, FL

9th Annual AutoGeek Detail Fest at AutoGeeks Headquarters. 7744 Jack James Dr. Meet Celebrities Barry Meguiar, Dennis Gage, Wayne Carini. For more info contact Barbara@autogeek.net or call 1 (800) 869-3011

March 15, 2014 Ft Myers, FL

SWFL Corvette Club Open Show. Held at Victory Layne Chevrolet. 3980 Fowler Street, registration $15. For more info call Darren (239) 245-8065

March 16, 2014 Venice, FL

A Vette Together Corvette Show. Centennial Park, 200 West Venice Avenue, open to Corvettes, awards by classes plus specialties, door prizes, vendors, a Welcome Party, and more. Registration $30. Al (941) 474-2844.

March 8, 2014 Longwood, FL

March 22, 2014 Naples-Marco Island, FL

March 9, 2014 Palm Beach Gardens, FL

March 22, 2014 Okeechobee, FL

March 9, 2014 Mt. Dora, FL

March 22, 2014 Winter Springs, FL

Historic District of Longwood, 174 W. church Avenue. Central Florida’s Premier Food Trucks. 4pm-7pm 5th Annual Hospice Benefit Car & Truck Show. Moose Lodge 2010. 3600RCA Blvd. Palm Beahc Gardens. Judged show. 10am-4pm (561) 753-3279 Guitars and Cars Show and Swap Meet. Renninger’s Twin Markets, 20651 US Highway 441, two swap meets for the price of one, and the music begins 12pm. Car show awards, with $500 in cash and prizes, then parade around the grounds. Car show registration $6, general admission $2. Terre (352) 383-8393.

March 9, 2014 Davie, FL

23rd Florida Mopar Nationals Car Show & Swap Meet. Benefits Gwynn Foundation. Open to all Mopar and AMC vehicles. University Dodge, 5455 University Dr. Car Entry $15.00 for info call (954)920-7096

March 9, 2014 Miami, FL

Cauley square Car Show, 22400 S. Dixie Hwy Miami FL. Sunday 11-4pm, 1990 & Older ONLY. Open to all make and model Tell your friends & family

Naples-Marco Island regional AACA held at 10th street and 5th ave. AACA judging. registration $35.00 (239) 530-8747 BBQ Cook Off and Car Sow, Okeechobee Agre-Civic Center 4601 Highway 710. Open to cars, Bikes, Airboats Registration starts at 7.00 am. for more info Call Noel (863) 634 0650 Motormania Car Show. St. Stephen Catholic Church, 575 Tuskawilla Road, benefits the Men’s Club Scholarship and Outreach Fund, open-to-all, Top 20 awards, up to $1000 in random cash drawings, multiple 50/50 drawings, DJ Don, and more. Day of show $20. Tara (407) 617-4201.

March 23, 2014 Miami, FL

Spring meet All-Corvette Show. Hosted by he Sunshine Corvette Club, Grand Prize Chevrolet, 11700 sw 152 st, Open to Corvettes , two awards in 13 classes. Preregistration march 12th $20.00. For more info call Frank (305) 274-7977

March 23, 2014 Miami, FL

Deering Estate at Culer vintage Auto Show. PRE -1952 Vehicles. 16701 sq 72 ave Palmetto Bay. 10am-3pm Application http://local.aaca/prg/ southflorida/eventsinformaiton.htm #Deering or Call Oscar (305) 274-3134

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Upcoming Car Shows in Florida March 28-30, 2014 Daytona Beach, FL

25th Anniversary spring Daytona Turkey Run. $10 Friday and Saturday, $5 Sunday, kids 11 & under Free. Come see the official unveiling of th Iron Man Motorcycle. www.turkeyrun.com or call (386) 255-7355

March 29, 2014 Grant, FL

Grant BBQ fest Car Show Hosted by Treadwell Atuo trim. held at the Grant Seafood festival Grounds, 4580 1st street. Day of show registration $15.00 for mor info call (321) 254-5366

March 29, 2014 Lehigh Acres, FL

Mugs n Jugs Benefit Show 5512 8th Street, $10 entry fee, $5 goes to charity. 50/50 , goody bags, for more info call (239)369-5069

March 30, 2014 Pompano, FL

Festival Flea Market Annual Spring Car Show. The biggest Semi-Annual Car Show in South Florida. Open Show, Classics, Foreign, Rods, etc. Sample Road, At the Florida Turnpike Exit #69. For more info Call Russ (954) 563-4000. Russ@Russgevents.com Rain or Shine Pre-regestration $30, Day of Show $35

April 4-5, 2014 Hoboken, GA

April Fool’s Rod Run & Swap Meet. Twin Oaks Park, 11 miles east of Waycross. Over 400 cars, Preregistration $25 After March 1st $35. For info: Aprilfoolsrodrun.com

April 4-6, 2014 West Palm Beach, FL

Barrett-Jackson Auction www.barrett-jackson.com (480) 421-6694.

April 4-6, 2014 Miami Tampa, FL

2 Day Event. 500 miles Miami to Tampa Round Trip $450.00 Registration includes Food & Hotel. Info go to www.floridacarmarathom.com

April 6, 2014 Boynton Beach, FL

VR vetereans Club Benefit Open Car show. Head at Canyon Town Center, 8780 Boynton Beach Blvd. Opne to all pre registration is $20, day of show is $25. For mor info Call roger (561) 509 7758

April 5, 2014 Kissimmee, FL

Texas Roadhouse Car Show. 7973 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, open-to-all, Top 20 awards plus specialties, music, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, and vendors. Day of show $10. Bob (321) 948-7553.

April 12-13, 2014 Miami, FL

Classic Car Cruise-In

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presented by PBC Classic Car Shows CLASSIC CAR ROLL IN @4PM All makes and models welcome. All car clubs welcome. No cooler or tailgating permitted. Restaurants discounts for registrants.

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DINING SPECIALS SATURDAY | 4:30 - 8:30PM MARCH 1, Lucky & the Driftwoods APRIL 12, The Showcase Band MAY 3, LOTSAPOPA JUNE 7, The Motown Philly Express featuring Frank Wilson ABACOA TOWN CENTER

DIRECTIONS: Exit 83 off I-95. East to Parkside Dr. Follow signs to Abacoa Town Center www.abacoa.com QUESTIONS? CAR SHOW JEAN CONTACT (561) 704-0669 OR CARSHOWJEAN@AOL.COM

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Gulf Shore Mustang Club hosts Mustan 50th Birthday Party Celebration held at Falloway Ford, 1800 boy Scout Drive. Open to all. For more info call Debbie (239) 872-3859 Vettes At the Port. Presented by the Cape Kennedy corvette Club, held at the cove, Benefits the National Kidney Foundation. 8.45am-3.30pm For more Info call Randy (321)223-4973

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Mustangs gone Wild Car Show at Tropical Park. 7900 SW 40th st. In combination with the 7th Annual Intl. Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show. Saturday Open Car Show. 10am-4pm. Sunday-Ford & Mustangs only. 10am-4pm $20 registration Fee per car per day. For more info contact musclemustangclub@yahoo.com

April 12, 2014 Cape Canaveral, FL

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April 25-27, 2014 Kissimmee, FL

All American Nationals. Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Open to all American made vehicles, goody bags. For more info go to www. good-guys.com Registration fees start at $40 General admission $15 Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm Sunday 8am-3pm

May 1-4, 2014 Ft Walton Beach, FL

3 days of cruse-in, partying and showing on the sugar white beaches. Benefiting Horizons, caring for those with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and Autism. Info: www.burningupthebeaches.com or call (850) 376-1037

May2-4 2014 Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Exotic and Custom Auto Show. Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center 1950 Eisenhower Blvd.

May 15-17, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

36th Annual F-100 Super-nationals Truck Show. Located in the City Municipal Parking & LeConte Convention Center. For more info go to www.f100supernationals.com

May 23-25, Lebanon, TN

Lo-Life Rumble. Hot Rods,Muscle Cars, Customs Classics, Trucks, Rat Rods Open Show 110 classes & and specialty awards. Pin-Up contest, Burn out contest. For more info call Charlie Cobble, (423) 623-4644

June 27-29, 2014 Maggie Valley, NC

Maggie Valley Swap & Car Show at the Festival Fair Grounds. Street Rods, Classics, Rat Rods Muscle Cars. Food and Music. 24 hour security. for more info go to MAGGIEVALLEYSWAPMEET.COM

May 16-18 Nashville, TN

LP fields, Tennessee Titan Stadium, Good Guys 9th National Classics, Muscle Cars, and Trucks thru ‘72. For more info www.good-guys.com

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CALL GERRY @ 786 344 4228 CALL US TO PROMOTE, CONSULT & ORGANIZE YOUR EVENT

www.southdadecarshow.com gerrycarshow@gmail.com


Weekly and Monthly Cruise-ins Every Tuesday

Delray Beach, FL PBC Classics Car Show at Duffy’s Sports Grill. 1750 South Federal Hwy. 5pm-8pm Call Car Show Jean (561) 704-0669

Every Friday

Davie, FL Tower Shops of Davie Friday Night Cruise I-595 / University Dr. (south 2 blocks on left - behind Flanigan’s in Plaza) 6pm-10pm. Mike (954) 806-7822 Tampa, FL The Pep Boys Speed Shop Friday Night Cruise-Ins Free Hot Dog and Soda for every entry 10124 N. Florida Ave For more info call Joe Lopez (813)933-2424

First Saturday

Miami, FL Sir Pizza Kendall, Classic and Antiques Car Show. 1990 and older only 6pm-10pm. 12562 SW 120St, Miami, FL 33186 No Parking in front of any ATM or parking in front of Chase Bank. www.southdadecarshow.com Palm Beach Gardens, FL Legacy Place “Cruise-In”. 11290 Legacy Place. 4pm-8pm. South East Rods & Customs. Donnie1247@aol.com Key Largo, FL D-Hooker Car Show Sports Bar & Grill, 102250 Overseas Hwy. mm 102.3 Classic Cars and Trucks 6pm-9pm (305) 451-4105 Jupiter, FL Abacoa Town center, All makes and models, $5 entry fee for show cars. 4.30pm -8.30pm located at University Blvd. and Main St. For more info call Jean Lopane (561) 704-0669

Weekly and Monthly Cruise-ins West Palm Beach, FL Cruise-In at Harley Davidson of Palm Beach. 2955 45th St, West Palm Beach. Meet and greet.Open to all. Food available for purchase. Music, show and shine. 10am-2pm. Bud (561) 758-7144

First Sunday

Hudson, FL Sumter Swap Meets 20th year of First Sunday Monthly. Auto Swap Meet, Car Corral and Car Show. Find that part you’ve been looking for. P.O. Box 7114 Hudson, FL 34674. Call (800) 438-8559 Hollywood, FL Dream Car Classic. Downtown Hollywood. 10am-2pm DJ Rockin Rich. Top 30 Trophies. Food discounts at local Restaurants Cobra Joe Productions at jbevsr@msn.com Bushnell, FL Automotive Antique Swap Meet Car Show & Car Corral 7620 SR 471. (800) 438-8559

Third Sunday

Miami, FL The Gold Coast Railroad Museum Car Show. 12450 SW 152st next to the Metro Zoo. FREE Fun for the entire family (305) 253-0063 www.gcrm.org or Gerry @ 786 344-4228 www.southdadecarshow.com Key West, FL Southernmost Car Club, Sugarloaf Lodge (mm17 on US1) 12pm-4pm A free event with 50’s music with 50/50 raffles, door prizes. Dick Moody (305) 942-1758 or visit www.southernmostcarclub.com

Second Saturday

Miami, FL Elks Family Day. 10301 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33173 11am-3pm. Oscar (305) 467-8196 Miami, FL Kustom Wheels Car Show. Miami Boomers, 5:30pm-10:30pm 13960 SW 8th St, Miami, FL

Third Saturday

Miami, FL Sir Pizza Kendall, Anything On Wheels Show. All year and models 6pm-10pm. 12562 SW 120St, Miami FL 33186 No Parking in front of any ATM or in front of Chase Bank. www.southdadecarshow.com Punta Gorda, FL Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City 8am-4:30pm, 3811 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda FL 33950 More info (941) 575-5959 Miami, FL Shorty’s Car Show 11575 SW 40 St. 1978 & older only 6pm-11pm Brian (305) 926-8864

Fourth Saturday

Hialeah, FL Sir Pizza Hialeah, Anything On Wheels Show. All years and models 6pm-10pm. 1695 W 49 St, Hialeah, FL. All clubs are welcome, tell your friends and family. www.southdadecarshow.com

Last Saturday

Miami, FL Wheels N Rides Cruise-In Show. 6pm-10:30pm, 1311 SW 107 Ave. Jimmy (305) 335-5699

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Car Clubs of Florida Azalea City Cruisers www.azaleacitycruisers.com Bay Mustang Club Panama City, FL www.baymustangclub.com Bow Tie Camaro Club West Palm Beach, FL www.BowTieCamaroClub.com British Car Club of Miami www.grassrootsmotorsports.com/clubs/british-car-club-miami

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Classic Reflections Car Club www.classicreflectionscarclub.com Corvettes of Naples www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com Corvettes of South Florida www.corvetteclubofsouthflorida.com Emerald Coast Corvette Club Panama City, FL www.emeraldcoastcorvetteclub.com Exclusive for the Nissan Z series www.sfzcc.com Gulf Coast Corvette Club www.GulfCoastCorvetteClub.com

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Miami V-Dubs www.miamivdubs.com Muscle Stangs of Miami www.musclestangsofmiami.com Mustang Shelby Automobile Club Miami www.seflsaac.com NCRS, Florida Chapter www.ncrsfl.org Palmetto Bugs, Greater Miami Vintage VW Club www.volksblast.com Renegade Corvette Club www.renegadecorvetteclub.com South Florida Region AACA www.aaca.org/southflorida

Carlos Cevallos (305) 799 3135 carlos@ezzyshotstudios.com A virtual tour of your business with Street View technology

South Florida Volkswagen www.southfloridavwclub.com South Florida Hot Rides brphotos13@hotmail.com Sunshine Corvette’s Club www.sunshinecorvetteclub.com Sunshine State Camaro Club www.sunshinestatecamaroclub.com The Cruisers of South Florida, Hollywood, FL www.cruisersofsouthflorida.com Thunderbird Club of South Florida www.thunderbirdclub.us

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Tri-County Camaros www.tricountycamaros.com Vintage Volkswagen Club of America www.vvwca.com Yesteryears Classic Car Club Miami, FL www.yesteryearsclassiccarclub.com

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Classifieds

1967 Ford Fairline 4 Speed, A/C, Power St, P. Breaks. 390, Bore out to 433 drives great, drive anywhere. $30,000.00 Ozzy (786) 271-5386

Oscar Truck for sale, Asking for $5000.00 for it has a title. Oscar: (305) 803-5161

VolskWagen New tires, floor, clutch, gas tank, top, front disk brake, and much more,drive anywhere, no rust no bondo, $ 8,500.00 Jose: classiccarlover@bellsouth.net

GMC-PICKUP-1955, 2nd Gen. GMC 383 True Port engine, 700R4 A/T, PW/doors, tW, full A/C, ETC, $75,000.00 Ozzy (786) 271-5386

Metal cart with Bins 4 Feet Long Industrial Design, Heavy Duty For

temporary working station around the garage. Only $140.00 Carlos (305) 799-3135

1957 belair 4 door NO Posts! Has The original motor and transmission. Florida

Title in hand. First $3000 takes it. (786) 3383857

1937 Chrysler, 350Eng. 700R4 Trans. Full A/C, Black interior,

1988 Mazda Rx-7 All original 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, P/W, P/B. New: Contact Wayne: (786) 269-1885

1964 chevy impala ,283 engine, 350 trans , power steering, Power brakes, 22” wheels, cam, headers, lowered, custom interior, 4 bucket seats $10k obo (305) 804-3657

1966 Ford Mustang 289 MANUAL, Ext. Red, int. black. Richard (786) 399-6151 Older restoration with GT350 stripping. great daily driver. $14,900.00.

Exterior orange, interior tan. Richard (786)399-6151 This is an older restoration with the GT 350 stripping, automatic, cold a/c, pony interior. Great daily driver. $15,900.00.

1969 Camaro SS. Exterior red, interior red. Richard (786) 399-6151This is an amazing 1969 Camaro SS. The vehicle is a Norwood car in excellent condition. $35,000.00.

1973 Ford Mustang 302 Grande Ext. white, int black. Richard (786) 399-6151. This 1973 has the original 302 motor and has been completely restored. Automatic, a/c, and much more. $15,900.00

1974 VW Thing 181 Convertible. Ext./int. black.

CHEVY Conversion Van V8 350, 700r4 trans, new ps pump, new water

AM/FM CD Player, Electric trunk opener. Asking $37,000.00, Ozzy (786) 271-5386

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clutch, radiator, breaks. A/C works.

Richard (786) 399-6151.Awesome rare VW convertible. Gets attention everywhere you go with this car.  Great daily driver and great on gas. $9800.00.

pump, new brakes, 24” wheels, custom paint, tow hitch, wood floor w/tile steps, 24” tv l. seats, pwr bed, $12k obo, (305) 804-3657


1967 Olds Cutlass Conv. P/S , A/C , P/W V-8 Nice Orginal Asking $20K Frank (954) 818-9037

1969 Corvette StingRay. Was originally a 427

Two Powerglide Transmissions Two transmission off a 1963 Chevy. You can have both for $250.00 Call Paul (305)

Rare 1972 Plymouth Scamp, ex. green, int. black. Richard Phone# (786) 399-6151 This is a very rare 1972 Plymouth Scamp with a 318 V8, automatic trans., great daily driver. $9800.00

323-2953 located in Miami

big block. New susp., brakes, fuel tank, sale with/ without motor & trans. currently has a 496 ci. With motor $19000 without motor $12000. Call (305) 338-3857

Nissan 300zx 1994 Convertible complete restoration from paint

tires stereo and much more $20,000. More info: (305) 725-5624

Oscar Truck for sale, Asking for $5000.00 for it has a title. Oscar: (305) 803-5161

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Rods and Classics USA March 2014  

The Tri-Five Edition. Volume 2 Issue 3.

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