March 2011 Blog Posts (16)

MECA @ Spring Break Nationals 25 Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL.

This was the best SBN in several years, as far as overall attendance, especially spectators.

MECA participation was light, compared to previous years, with 53 vehicles for SQL and SPL contests.

Jessie Johnson (Gorilla Audio) from IL won the Sound Pressure League Best of Show.

Craig Butler from GA won the Sound Pressure Best of Show with 179.7 dB in X2.

Mikey Pilato won the Park & Pound Best of Show with 135.7 dB in DB5.

Robert Hilton (Audison/Hertz/JL…


Added by Steve Stern on March 31, 2011 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

The Tesla Drive Train


This is an all electric roadster, available for sale today,  that does 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 secs, goes 245 miles on a charge and has ZERO emissions! Incredible!…


Added by Michael Thies on March 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Clubman's All British Motorcycle Show

I just got back from the Clubman's Vintage British Motorcycle Show in San Jose, CA.  It  was really cool! Read all about it and see all the photos here:… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on March 29, 2011 at 2:55am — 1 Comment

A fun day of Racin' ends with a exciting win in Super Pro

A big congrats goes to Charles Gazaway in his Pontiac Sunbird , pic's & more info...…


Added by Jason Cole aka Bird on March 27, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

California Car Spotting. Camaro Pizza Delivery

Pizza being delivered in a '79 Z28!  Read more here:… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on March 26, 2011 at 11:13am — No Comments


You and your friends should email or write your Georgia legislators NOW to help shoot down the SALES TAX ON PRIVATE CAR SALES. You can find yours at The following may give you an idea of what to argue.


Dear Senator…


Added by jim (MOPAR JIM )nelson on March 25, 2011 at 11:09am — No Comments

The American Underslung Automobile & The American Motor Car Co.

When I was an early teen, I met Walt Seeley, the first professional auto restorer I had yet met, and he significantly altered my life.  He had a very large machine shop, and out front he sold exotic and rare cars, many were antiques already in 1960.  I sat in a 1936 Auburn Boat-tail and drove a Model T for the first time because he allowed me to (after a bit of pushing on…


Added by Michael Thies on March 24, 2011 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

New book on Early V-8 Fords

I just reviewed a great new book titled '40 Ford for Examiner. I highly recommend it!  Read my review here:… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on March 23, 2011 at 12:15am — No Comments

2nd Annual Elvis Presley Car Show at Graceland

Rock & Roll over to Graceland in Memphis, TN for the

2nd Annual Elvis Presley Car Show!

May 27-29, 2011  - Memorial Day…


Added by Jane Terrell on March 21, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Califorina Car Spotting: Stretch Seville

Check out this custom, coach-built Seville!  See more photos and read more here:… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on March 20, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Vintage Ferraris at the 2011 Silicon Valley Interantional Auto Show

A dozen or so rare Ferraris where on display at the 2011 Silicon Valley Auto Show in San Jose.  Take a look here:…


Added by Steve Natale on March 16, 2011 at 1:28am — No Comments

Roush Mustang Wins Best in Show at the Mustangs Unlimited March Show.


Please correct me if the above headline is wrong!

"Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!" There were many strange things in 1984's Ghost Busters, and there may be some strange ones here in Georgia. A new Roush Mustang wins Best in Show at a Mustang Show, against many fabulous cars that were lovingly rejuvenated by…


Added by Miguel Caparros on March 13, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

1957 Chevy returns to its owner: 30 years later!

This 57 Chevy came back to its owner after 30 years........Read the full story here:…


Added by Steve Natale on March 11, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Caffeine & Octane - In like a lion, out like a lamb!

Weather is tricky for any outdoor gathering, but March is particularly fickle.  I arrived to set up at the Caffeine & Octane gathering in Alpharetta, GA on March 6, 2011 a little early because I thought I might need time to set up in the drizzle rain. Of course the lot was empty but the drizzle had now strengthened and the breeze was more like a gusty wind. The weatherman had said it would be light and even would stop by 8am.  It was still dark, so we had some time to let it…


Added by Michael Thies on March 7, 2011 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Barry Grant/ Demon Carbs closes down

 As of Feb.18, 2011 Barry Grant and the related companies has filed chapter 7 and closed up shop. For the folks that don't know , they made performance carburators and fuel system components . Seems the economy is taking a bite out of everybody.

Added by Hugh Dudley on March 7, 2011 at 12:44am — 1 Comment

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