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Shafter resident Ed Crowe brought his Chevrolet Corvette to the meet, which he worked on to turn it into a race car that can reach speeds. See our Event Gallery for pics of past events, expos and car clubs! Corvette Central Trade Show Schedule Let us help you make your show a success! Jan From Corvettes to imports, these groups get car enthusiasts going. a car meet in the area should visit the Facebook page of the Indy Import.
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There were numerous options available allowing you to customize the car for your uses. Over the period in which JDM cars were in production, the Mazda RX-7 FD version having a run from to was arguably the most successful, influential and with some of the most unique styling of the performance cars during the period.
It not only corrected the failing of the preceding FC but also brought out the first mass-produced sequential twin-turbocharger system to export from Japan which bumped up power to HP and at the end of its production it was hp.
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It is the car that proved rotary power could beat a V8. It also was one of the muscle cars with very few production numbers something that increased its appeal and also allowed the production team enough time to attend to the details. Of these only 11 were convertibles fitted with the Hemi V8 that had an output of hp. It deservedly earned its place on the extreme end of muscle cars.
It was also fast by the standards with its acceleration from mph in 6.
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This car would inspire a generation to love cars and associate them with racing and manual speed transmissions. It would peak with the version the 22B the most beautiful of them all. Only were ever made as Ford looked to come up with an engine capable of competing with the legendary Hemi from Chrysler.
It had an aggressive styling up front and had cues that were more functional compared to other Mustangs with its side vents making it even more unique among muscle cars of its era. It was not the fastest doing mph in 7. It was capable of more than hp but conservatively rated at hp. It peaked with the DC2 Type R which had increased power to hp. The car had a reduced weight chassis and much focus was placed on reducing its weight from the wheels to the windscreen and reduced noise insulation.
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This increased the impact of the hand-built 1. The transmission, body, suspension, brakes, and interior were other areas that received a complete overhaul. The precision steering, easy handling, and the performance ethic of the car have endeared it to car enthusiast world over. It was exactly what the market especially the young people who wanted to race needed.
Most muscle cars had evolved to expensive machines beyond the reach of the average fan. It all depends on the show. About cars enter in a typical year, but only a couple hundred make it into the show. That may be more high end than most people will aim for, but, aside from the documentation requirement, cleanliness is as important there as it is in most shows.
Michael Graff, president of the Brooklyn region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, also judges shows on a regular basis, and said that in local shows, he often sees cars with dirty engine compartments, a faux pas in any event. Replacing the original radio with a modern, digital-readout CD player with a USB port and bluetooth connectivity, for example, may be great for the daily commute.
But it does little to enhance the originality of a car's interior if chrome knobs and backlit dials were the norm when it rolled off the assembly line.
Shiller said that many contestants even go as far as installing factory original air and oil filters in their show cars. Just keep in mind that when there are a lot of gleaming, all-original cars on display at a show, the differences that determine the winners from everyone else can be minute.
The judges are looking for things that are wrong with a car so they can deduct points from its score, Graff said. They're looking at everything — engine, bodywork, chassis and interior.
Graff said preparation is mostly common sense. There are so many different car care products available, it would be impossible to recommend the best ones.
Most people find what works best for them. But here's a basic rundown of how to prepare your car for the next show: Clean the engine compartment and undercarriage: It's a good idea to do this first, to avoid splattering grease on an already cleaned car.
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You might also put towels on the windshield and fenders to keep from getting degreaser on them. Rinse the car, then use an automotive-specific cleaner and a sponge or mitt that's designed for use with automotive finishes.
Don't even think about using dish soap; it's too strong.
Start by cleaning the wheels, to avoid getting brake dust-infused water all over an already-washed car. Then work your way from the roof down. It's also a good idea to wash in the shade, as soap will evaporate quickly from a hot surface and leave spots and streaks on the paint. Dry the car with a chamois or high-quality microfiber towel.