Classic muscle car show & cruise at Old Town Kissimmee Florida Saturday
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Classic muscle car show & cruise at Old Town Kissimmee Florida Friday
Classic muscle car show & cruise at Old Town Kissimmee Florida Saturday
Classic muscle car show & cruise at Old Town Kissimmee Florida Wednesday
Classic muscle car show & cruise at Old Town Kissimmee Florida Saturday
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Kissimmee Mecum Auction Event Coverage
Mar19

Kissimmee Mecum Auction Event Coverage

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The “local” Mecum Auction is usually held the first two weeks of January (I attended on Tuesday, the eighth).  Gates open at 8AM, spectator admission at the gate is $30 (on line prior to show it’s $20 + fees), and parking is $10 cash.  Already you’re thinking that this is similar to another Orlando area theme park (let’s not even begin to discuss food and drink prices), but it truly is the absolute best car...

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The Villages Monthly Cruise In
Mar05

The Villages Monthly Cruise In

Contributed by Ed Sindoni Working at traffic control on Saturday January 19, you had to know things were going to be difficult.  Located in the town square from morning until early afternoon was a festival, which had to to cleared before the classic vehicles would be allowed to being parked in the same area at 2:30.  Let’s add to the mix absolutely perfect weather, and about 400 anxious drivers waiting to fill those festival spaces. ...

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Helping Seniors Car Raffle
Mar04

Helping Seniors Car Raffle

Contributed by Asheigh Caswell Just when we thought it wasn’t possible, area car dealer and benefactor, AJ Hiers, of Boniface Hiers Dodge Chrysler Jeep and Boniface Hiers Mazda, has outdone himself again this year and we, at Helping Seniors, are so grateful for his support over the years. He helped us last year with that beautiful 1951 Classic Ford Victoria – which raised a very significant portion of our annual operations...

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Garage One Rise n Shine Cars & Coffee
Feb25

Garage One Rise n Shine Cars & Coffee

Contributed by Ed Sindoni On the first Saturday of each month, you have the opportunity to participate in a free morning cruise-in at the Starbucks lot on Anderson Road in Tampa.  Opportunity because if you’re proud of what you drive, others can also admire it, or if you have finish issues, Garage One staff led by Gene Teston, will begin your road of recovery.  They skillfully and gladly demonstrate corrective measures to be applied...

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Dade City Monthly Cruise In
Feb20

Dade City Monthly Cruise In

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The first Saturday of the month traditionally has been the time for the cruise to and at Dade City encircling the court house now between the hours of noon-4pm.  The tradition continues and during the winter months includes the invasion of cars brought south to those seeking Florida’s warmth and sunshine. Besides the vehicles, the shops and cafes thrive because of the visitors, and basically all have an...

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Vintage Motor Classic
Feb03

Vintage Motor Classic

Contributed by Ed Sindoni On the waterfront, under the trees, on the lawn, and adjacent to the St. Petersburg Yacht Club clubhouse, on Sunday January 13th, you would find the Vintage Motor Classic.  The ambiance for this show is set well before you enter the park grounds, as “old town” St. Pete welcomes you with cobblestone streets, and shaded sidewalk cafes.  You are surrounded by early morning walkers, dog walkers, and runners...

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What’s Diamonds & Donuts All About?
Dec05

What’s Diamonds & Donuts All About?

Contributed by Lee Josephson of Raymond Lee Jewelers If you aren’t familiar, Diamonds and Donuts is a monthly car show in Boca Raton, held at Diamonds by Raymond Lee. Our car show is more than just a place where amazing cars gather; it is a charity event, raising money and goods for local causes.  The first Diamonds and Donuts car show was April of 2017, and we have been growing month-over-month ever since. We now get a TON of cars...

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Mustang Club of Tampa Car Show
Nov26

Mustang Club of Tampa Car Show

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The Mustang Club of Tampa held its 37th Mustang, Shelby, and Ford Roundup Car Show at Tampa Joe’s on November 3.  A cool, crisp morning greeted show-goers, much better than the tornado warnings and rain from the previous day.  Better than 120 vehicles participated at the show’s new venue.  Some of these had literally been at the Garage One monthly show next-door at Starbucks, then simply rolled to this...

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Streetside’s Caffeine & Classics
Nov15

Streetside’s Caffeine & Classics

Contributed by Ed Sindoni On the last Saturday of the month, this store located in Lutz (Tampa) opens it doors to all car enthusiasts and encourages them to display their rides alongside of the consigned vehicles being offered for sale.  Entering from the main showroom, you are greeted by what could only be described as some of the best “classics” in the area for sale.  Beyond the air conditioned/ office showroom area are the treats...

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Tips on Shipping a Show Car
Nov15

Tips on Shipping a Show Car

Contributed by Max at MIG Auto Transport in Jacksonville So you finally finished restoring that classic car that’s been sitting in your garage and you want to take it to the soonest show possible? Well if that show isn’t in town you might want to use an auto transport company to ship the car to the show.  Shipping for a car show requires a little bit more attention to the details and planning than a regular car shipment. Scheduling is...

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History of Florida’s Tin Can Tourists
Aug09

History of Florida’s Tin Can Tourists

Contributed by Forrest Bone, Tin Can Tourists The Tin Can Tourists were organized at Desoto Park, Tampa, Florida, in 1919. They received the official state charter a year later. The groups stated objective was “to unite fraternally all autocampers”. Their guiding principles were clean camps, friendliness among campers, decent behavior and to secure plenty of clean, wholesome entertainment for those in camp. The group known for the tin...

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Vietnam Veteran Tribute Hot Rod
Aug09

Vietnam Veteran Tribute Hot Rod

Contributed by David Rose, owner 1946 Chevy Hot Rod Tuck Video by Casey J. Porter, Combustion Chamber More than 40 years after the United States officially reached a final peace agreement with North Vietnam and pulled its troops out of Vietnam, a 1946 Chevrolet Pickup serves as both a tribute to and a reminder of those who returned to American soil following the conflict, as well as those who didn’t. The Vietnam Veteran Tribute Truck,...

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Let’s Take a Ride – The Ormond Loop
Jun04

Let’s Take a Ride – The Ormond Loop

Contributed by Tom Quinn, Mercedes-Benz Club of America Central Florida Is it possible, that when you live somewhere long enough, you start to lose sight of what’s in your own backyard? Have you ever heard someone say “There’s just nothing to do here!” indicating the need to hop a plane to somewhere, anywhere, more interesting?. That’s exactly what I heard the other day in line to checkout and I couldn’t help but think about the...

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Road Trip to Festivals of Speed
May16

Road Trip to Festivals of Speed

Contributed by Tara Bush, Photos by Vic Pal A little town called Yalaha, just south of Leesburg in Central Florida, has a very unique and well-known German bakery where the breads, cookies and pastries are baked fresh every day.  A few of us decided to take the scenic back roads on a Sunday spring morning with the old cars to have lunch.  Skies were overcast but the rain stayed away.  We got the waves and the thumbs up all along the...

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Florida Car Scene – A Year-Round Experience
Jan22

Florida Car Scene – A Year-Round Experience

Contributed by Steve Klein  –  Photos by Russ Muller Photography   When people think of Florida, sunshine, palm trees, beaches, amusement parks and drinks with umbrellas often come to mind. However, Florida, and Central Florida in particular, offers much more for car enthusiasts of every sort and is home to thousands of amazing cars and a very strong and active car community. There are multiple shows, races, and other show...

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