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Old 09-03-2008, 07:11 AM
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Well this had to be the biggest GTG yet with at least 1,000 cars in attendance. I got there about 7am and still barely made it into the second lot . For those of you that know the place there were cars from Mcdonalds to Taco Bell I tried to capture some of the cars that were new to the event and over looked most of the usual Lambo, Ferrari and Porsche stockers in leu of more unique items. Here is a first installment of photos , I took about 80 this time .

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Great classic street rod here .

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And winner of the " my dad's tires are bigger than your daddy's " award.

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These are starting to become more common . This makes the 4th one in the area that I know of .

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There had to be about 20 Cobra replicas there and at least one real one but I liked this version a lot.

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This is the REAL deal. One of only 12 427 Competition coupes built . That leaves only 10 in the hands of other owners in the entire world. Why only 10 you ask , well he has another at home as well You are looking at a seven figure car here .

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The Lotus 7 guys were out in force .

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Love the plate

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This was a real crowd pleaser .

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Old and new muscle

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Good old tri power

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If you watch Entourage this car will be familiar to you . It is the one they use in the opening sequence.

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Rollin in his Chebby

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Old 09-03-2008, 07:57 AM
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There were several Z28s present and this was the cleanest .

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This is one high priced BMW.

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The claim it is street legal, but why ?

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I never liked these damn things but I respect the work he has put into it .

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Great street Rod

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Love the louvers.

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The story .

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And the car .

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A BIG Aston !

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YES it has a HEMI !

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And so does this one !!

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Many more tomorrow including the new GT-R

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Old 09-03-2008, 09:46 AM
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Man o Man...

looks like great fun..


1000 cars...???


we are gonna get kicked off that lot soon....
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Old 09-03-2008, 06:25 PM
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Man o Man...

looks like great fun..


1000 cars...???


we are gonna get kicked off that lot soon....
I have never seen so many before and I thought it might be a lite turnout due to the 3day weekend. At 7:30 they were parking F 430's in front of McDonalds !
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Old 09-03-2008, 06:37 PM
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Jay Leno showed up on his jet bike!

...but then it broke when he was leaving. poor jet bike.
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Old 09-03-2008, 06:48 PM
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Here are this mornings offerings

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One of my personal favorites . I almost started one of these projects back in the day but found a classic Mini instead. This guy has apparently owned this car for over 30 years , really well done.

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Apparently this car is VERY rare . Jay was so impressed that he ran over and stopped the guy as he was leaving for a chat. Perhaps one of you Alfa fans can explain ?

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This car was rather unusual LOL .

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Jay rode up on this beauty. 10 points if you can guess the power plant.

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Jay on his way out . As he left the lot and headed to the fwy a cloud of smoke started to flow out from under the bike. If you look close in this photo you can see a thin trail of oil on the pavment . Apparently an oil line came undone and by the time he reached the entrance to the fwy the smoke cloud was big enough to attract the attention of a local authority to the point where they made a U turn and came back to investigate. There was no fire and Jay was able to roll it back down the hill and into the lot to await a tow truck. See break downs can happen to anybody LOL Oh ya the powerplant is a turbine engine from a helicopter. You would not beleive the sound !

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This is owned by my " hero " a retired general . He also owns a silver hardtop version and drives the wheels off the car at 82 years of age. A beautifl 300sl Gullwing is part of his collection as well.

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Enough carbon fiber in here for you fans of the stuff ?

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My buddy Roderick's perfect R5 Turbo. He also has a blue one in just as nice a shape. Talk about a Ralley fan he flies back to Europe just to watch !

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Great plate.

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Thats it for now more in a bit.

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Old 09-03-2008, 07:04 PM
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And now for some serious muscle.
You need one of these :

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When this 1,000 whp motor will put you down the 1/4 in 7 seconds. The car is street driven as well.

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I've posted this before but it is my all time favorite. When he leaves EVERYONE knows !

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Only in L.A can you have a Pro Street Camero puttering about between a wooden wheel relic and a VW micro bus.

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This is one of the cleanest Esprits I have ever seen and apparently it is a rare one .

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The story

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This older M3 caught my eye.

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This RS200 clone was really well done . It was only rear wheel drive where the real ones were all wheel but other than that it was a real nice deal.

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Clean Challenger .

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Love the plate !

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The General was in the house. Man was this thing LOUD.

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Interesting paint treatment for theis Vette's CF hood.

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One of our buddies got a new toy. Your basic plain wrap GT-3

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More to follow

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Old 09-03-2008, 08:23 PM
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sick... i have some photos to add to the mix too! soon
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There were a unusal high number of Bikes this time around . Here some of the more interesting ones.

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There was a wide range from this :

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To this

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This was one of my favorites

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Classic scooter

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Bad ass crotch rocket.

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This was interesting :

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Here is a video of Jays Jet bike . You can see the oil leak starting as he takes off.

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Old 09-03-2008, 09:08 PM
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Back to the autos

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A Carrera GT held up while a Lambo parks. Welcome to L.A

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For you GT-R fans there were two slinking around . This one is owned by a teenager and his Dad won't let him drive it alone . Smart dad LOL

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It is a much bigger car than I thought it would be .

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It dwarfs the Porsche next to it .

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This is the GT-R's owners brothers car . He is still in his teens but at least he gets to drive this one .

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There were three of these here at one time .

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Here was another one with a cool running mate .

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This was one good looking car in person .

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And yet another SLR :

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Great plate.

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So you spend your hard earned cash on what you think might be a unusual Lambo and guess who is behind you ?

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Not a big fan of these but I thought this one was impressive .

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Old school Gulf colors on a nre Ford Gt.

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Still more to come !

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Old 09-03-2008, 09:23 PM
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awesome pics as always Randy..
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awesome meet! thanks for sharing randy
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Old 09-03-2008, 10:29 PM
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No worries it is fun to share the wealth. Its tough to get good shots of the cars as they are parked side by side but at least you get the idea of what is going on . My little Olympus fe-210 works overtime trying to take it all in LOL . I am putting these up inbetween online traffic school pages

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This will get you an idea as to how crowded it was . A Aston out with the garbage

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Clean little 1600.

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Rare 914-6

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For those of you that know the area I am near the end of the parking lot away from the Fwy with taco bell behind me . That is about 1/4 mile of wild cars stretching off into the distance .

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There were several of these 300's , this one really stood out.

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Here goes the neighborhood. Now take that thing home LOL

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This was owned by the uncle of the guy that owns the R5 Turbos. REALLY clean Mini.

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Classic High Boy

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Followed by a classic Euro

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He is taking his toy home . The wind up key actually turns as he moves .

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Back to my test .

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Sweet pics Randy!
Wish I was there to witness all the sweet rides.

Was the Jay on the Turbine Bike Jay Leno? I know he has at least one. The one I saw looked like a pretty stock bike though.
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Was the Jay on the Turbine Bike Jay Leno? I know he has at least one. The one I saw looked like a pretty stock bike though.
yeah it was him. I kinda felt bad for the guy cause he was surrounded by such a huge mob every time we saw him, but I guess if you don't want attention, you don't show up to the party on a freakin jet bike.
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