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GSRA Puts On Exciting Car Show For “Honor Flight”

GSRA Puts On Exciting Car Show For "Honor Flight"

Summer weekends in Atlanta always produce a bevy of car…

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Added by Rod Worley on July 30, 2021 at 9:47am — No Comments

“Memory Lane” Welcomes Atlanta’s Amazing Corvettes Club

My hat is off to anyone who tries to organize a large Corvette outing. Experience will tell you they are challenging even on a good day.

To make it more challenging, try three starting locations, different routes, all converging for lunch at a designated time.

That’s what the…

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Added by Rod Worley on July 24, 2021 at 7:00pm — No Comments

"Caffeine & Octane Brings The Pure, The Rare, And The Unexpected"

Granted, on the surface, it seems certifiably crazy.

Why would someone get up long before sunrise on a Sunday morning, drive to a closed shopping mall, and wander around the parking lot with thousands of people you don’t know?

This can be explained with two words, Caffeine & Octane.

One of the reasons we sojourn for a handful…

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Added by Rod Worley on July 9, 2021 at 8:42am — No Comments

“Miles Through Time” Museum Brings The Fun To Clarksville

Vettes of Atlanta Magazine

Just released today.  "Miles Through Time" Museum Brings The Fun To Clarksville

Are you looking for a fun afternoon getaway from Atlanta? Then, you should…

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Added by Rod Worley on July 2, 2021 at 10:06am — No Comments

“Restore Bonneville” program could be fully funded by this September by Grace Houghton

The mission to restore the Bonneville Salt Flats by dramatically increasing the salt pumped onto its surface over the next 10 years almost has a green light; there are just a few more legal hurdles, according to SEMA.   Read the whole article here:

Save the Salt Flats!…

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Added by Michael Thies on June 22, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Vehicle Diminished Value In Georgia - In Accident Loss Claims, "Watch Your Back"!

DIMINISHED VALUE IN GEORGIA

Georgia law gives you the right to claim the amount of money you will lose due to the depreciation of the value of your vehicle if and when you decide to sell. ... Once you've calculated the diminished value of your vehicle and your related future losses, take this sum to the at-fault party's insurance company.

Diminished Value (DV) is the loss in market value that…

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Added by Chuck Aaron on March 24, 2021 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Steve Schmeelk Loves to Buy and Sell Cars

Steve Schmeelk first became fascinated with cars when he was nine-years-old while playing in the dirt.   He has had several careers revolving around cars: including owning a tire store and a limousine company, but none fascinated him as much as driving a MARTA bus for 26 years, his last job before retirement.    

 

Over the last 12 years, he has bought and sold about 20 cars.  Among his favorites are a 1937 Ford slant back, a 1930 Ford coupe, a 1948 Buick 2 door, a 1935 Ford…

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Added by Marilyn Pearlman on February 14, 2021 at 11:16am — No Comments

A new year, a new us!

I started Kartel in April 2017, and I had huge ambitions. I just didn't know in which direction we'd end up going. What originated as a multimedia entertainment venue turned into a startup, wheeling and dealing (pun intended) in automotive events! I spent way too much up front, going to major events, not selling a thing, and I loved it so much that I simply never gave up.

Here we are,…

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Added by Jarrett Kirby on January 2, 2021 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Another Example of when a Jeep is NOT a Jeep

Pamela,

I have another answer to your Jeep question - when it is a SCCA autocross E Modified Jeep.
Here is its story of the initial build and first (of several) upgrades - 
Wickedly fast at 1,800 lbs and 0 to 85, in one gear on grippy concrete, in 3.1…
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Added by Jim Murphy on December 9, 2020 at 3:01pm — 2 Comments

Looking for a good home for a low mileage Porsche 911

This very low mileage '08 Porsche 911 4S has been living in a climate controlled garage for over 18 months. Pristine car. Maintained, fluids checked, driven regularly for short distances. Help get the word out. Out of space so it's time for a loving, new home. :-)
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2008-porsche-911-carrera-4s-15/

Added by Michael Thies on November 22, 2020 at 5:47pm — No Comments

September C&O is Featuring Pontiac and JDM Cars (Japanese Domestic Market) ! Submission Links Here!

This September C&O is Featuring Pontiac and JDM Cars (Japanese Domestic Market).  JDM is defined as all domestic-built Japanese vehicles that were exclusively sold in the local Japanese market, but now can include many classic US market cars as well. 

Click Below to Submit your car: …

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Added by Chuck Aaron on September 2, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Dreaming of a 1939 Oldsmobile

"Christina, my wife of 33 years, and Gateway Classic Cars have made my lifelong dream come true,” says Dean Wasson, a veteran of the Vietnam War and a resident of Peachtree Corners, Georgia. For many years, Dean longed for a 1939 4-door Oldsmobile, so that he could carry extra passengers. (Most street rodders prefer a 2-door,” he says.)

His new car is pearl white with maroon interior and has all of the modern conveniences on it.

“He takes his baby on daily rides to give her…

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Added by Marilyn Pearlman on August 10, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A 67 Plymouth GTX in his Dreams

A 67 Plymouth GTX in his Dreams

 

Clifton Carter's dream car arrived at its new home on June18th. It's a bright red 67 Plymouth GTX. He named it Nyekandu, which means “bright red” in Swahili.

For as long as he can remember, Carter has dreamed of parking that exact car in his garage. Now the car has its own parking place…

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Added by Marilyn Pearlman on July 13, 2020 at 11:58pm — No Comments

Caffeine and Octane is back from the COVID-19 Shutdown!

FROM C&O STAFF:

We are excited to announce with the new guidelines announced last week, we should be able to hold both Caffeine and Octane on July 5th at Perimeter Mall, as well as, Caffeine and Exotics on July 19th at City…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 1, 2020 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Visit from Vicari Auction Representative!

Dear Members and Ambassadors,

We hope you all are well and safe during these trying times.  It has been our contribution to keep up notifications of the numerous cancellations and rescheduling of the many events affected.  Please let us know of changes or post any announcements on our free Events Calendar to get the word out.

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Added by Michael Thies on June 5, 2020 at 2:46pm — No Comments

NASCAR Announces May Return To "Normal"

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NASCAR announces revised May schedule as racing returns

NASCAR is…

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Added by Michael Thies on May 1, 2020 at 11:08am — No Comments

The “Cabin Fever” NE GA Swap Meet is this Saturday, May 2 -Brad Ocock

The “Cabin Fever” NE GA Swap Meet is this Saturday, May 2 at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce,…

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Added by Chuck Aaron on April 28, 2020 at 1:18pm — No Comments

High Octane Events LLC Postpones April 2020 Caffeine and Octane and Caffeine and Exotics Car Shows

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

High Octane Events LLC Postpones April 2020 Caffeine and Octane and Caffeine and Exotics Car Shows

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Added by Gary Fong on March 19, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

AMS POSTPONING ATLANTA MOTORAMA, MONITORING SUMMER EVENTS - by Chas Sydney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             …

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Added by Chuck Aaron on March 18, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Georgia Regional Mustang Club Cruise-in @ The BBQ Place by Ron Lipman

Thank you to Ron Lippman for sharing his wonderful photos of the recent Georgia Regional Mustang Club…

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Added by Michael Thies on February 23, 2020 at 11:50am — 1 Comment

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