If you haven't noticed, I am hooked on Hudson automobiles. I have owned my share of Dodge Charger R/T, Porsches, BMW's, Chevy Tri-5's, Pickups, etc. but have kept Hudsons in my heart over the years. At the National Hudson-Essex-Terraplane meet in July of 2012, I had received my 50 year pin. Yep! 50 Years.
For those of you who had been wanting to restore or retro-rod a 41-48 GM or Ford, you should take a look at Hudsons. In the National magazine, there are running and driving Hudsons to be had for $5-6,000. I bought my 1941 Hudson Commodore from a gentleman I met in NC for $2,500, delivered to my door. Look at my attached photo to see the car now. I prefer to do my cars as retro. It was even in a movie as an original 41 Hudson. And, it is .... almost.
For the rodder, it has a 305 Chevy with roller cam, 4 barrel, headers, 700R4, Ford 9" rear, S-10 Chevy Pickup front clip with 10.75" Willwood front disc, power steering, power brakes, cruise, electric washer & wipers, electric door locks, etc, etc. And, I get 22-23 mpg on the road at 70 mph with the A/C on.
And, just how many Hudsons do you see on the road every day. Our local Hudson club (Georgia/South Carolina) meets monthly with about 30-50 men and women showing with 10-20 Hudsons. We claim to be a social club and, by the way, some of us also own Hudsons.
Hope this story was interesting to some. If so, just give me a call at 770/354-9910 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send you our newsletter. You are also invited to come to any of our monthly meetings. You can see us at our one of our meets for 2012 in the Dahlonega Christmas Parade on December 1.
When you see the Nepal Ivory 1941 Hudson Commodore ride by, just say "Hi Bob" and I will know you read this note. C Ya
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Saturday June 15th
Douglasville, Ga 30135
Ingles parking lot, Fairburn Rd
12pm - 4pm
$15 upon entry to show off your car, to pay for your spot on the day of car show find my Primer gray '78 Nova sleeper.
we will be parking on the outer edge of the parking lot near the road way. hope to see you there.
I am honored
greet on Feb. 9th from 11:30am-4:30pm at arbor place mall in the parking lot
infront of Bed Bath and beyond, we are always looking to find new members for
our club if you are interested please check out the club in the clubs and groups
on this website type in the name above. we would love to see your either hudson or your buick GSX there. a meet and greet is for new members or those still on the fence about joining to meet current members and learn about the club. hope to see you there
The foster and adoptive parents of Hall County extend an invitation to you to attend our 3rd annual car show on April 27th, 2013! The show location is the Hayes Dodge dealership, 3115 Frontage Rd in Gainesville GA from 11:00 to 5:00 with trophies awarded at 4:00.. All the money we collect goes to benefit the children in foster care in our county. We provide care bags when a foster child comes into foster care with all the necessities like a tooth brush and tooth paste and things like a new toy, a blanket... We also provide Christmas gifts for every child in care and we are looking to start up providing a birthday gift for their special day. We need your help to be able to take care of the 130 or so Hall County foster children. Registration is $15 per vehicle. We also welcome venders. Check out our website and see pics of our other car shows at www.lovehopehealing.com! We hope to see you there!!
Welcome over to our website! I am so pleased to have you here! This is a great site for those of us that love cars and bikes and photography!! :-) It is neat that you join here adn GSRA in two days! Your GSRA membership package will be in the mail later today!
Whether a person is are looking to attend events or when they are interested in helping promote and publicize events, we are pleased to help bring a broader awareness about auto, truck and motorcycle events throughout the US. There are so many things we can do together to increase attention to our mutual interest in "wheels". The more members and participants you get to join and "RSVP", the higher ranking I can push for your club/event on the search engines. Please note that we provide a unique URL for all events, and this is good to use in emails and other links. Use this to do some last minute reminders to your emails lists.
We are very eager to see some more neat photos (& videos, too!) of your marvelous Hudsons and your Buick, as well as of the various other vehicles you favor, and all the other events you enjoy, too. Please announce this site at any shows you attend, as we want to get the word out! It is good to write about your "wheels" adventures on the blog, as we all enjoy stories from our members.
One of the real strengths of our website is the feature that any member can add events whenever they find one that have not been listed! You do not have to "submit" through emails or the postal service, etc. If I can help at all, call me at 770-883-0160 .
Sincerely, Mike Thies