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Old 06-18-2012, 08:21 AM   #1
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Default Bottrop Kustom Kulture 2012



I've had my head down the past couple of days preparing for this weekend's reliability run and book release, but did take some time to horse around a bit on the internet. While doing so, I found some...

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Old 06-18-2012, 09:27 AM   #2
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This Year was the 10th Anniversary. It was an amazing show the second time I have gone. The people the atmosphere are just spot on. A must if you are ever in Germany. I was surprised how alive Hot Roding is over here.fficeffice" />>>
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:31 AM   #3
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what a great way to spend ann hour! thanks for the links, Ryan, maybe you need to add a Hill Climb to the Reliability Run!
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:41 AM   #4
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I got sucked into those the other day! Incredible cars over there. I dont think the government allows pastels or billet anything!
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:47 AM   #5
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Michael is a great guy and his show has helped alot in spreading the hot rod hobby in Germany , heard that despite the rain , they had a strong atendence this year.
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Old 06-18-2012, 02:08 PM   #6
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Thats my old coupe in the first picture.... Great shots of an amazing event!
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:24 PM   #7
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I had a great time there this year! Lots of good cars, (and I don't think they have any ugly women there!) Hell on a pair of Vans though...
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:30 PM   #8
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Killer show and great gathering of spot on cars. I would love to get over to this show some day!!

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Old 06-18-2012, 05:37 PM   #9
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Thanks for the link Ryan! Feels good being featured on the big blog.

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Old 06-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #10
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Check out the HAMB thread from last week:
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...d.php?t=706437
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Old 06-18-2012, 07:32 PM   #11
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And to think, if Germany had won the war we would be hot rodding mercedes, vw's and porsches over here now. I'm sure glad it turned out the way it did.
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #12
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Man, I am a fan of the bare metal 32' cabriolet...they're the under appreciated open top ford. I'm always so impressed with car culture in europe...they REALLY study the details over there. John
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:16 PM   #13
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Germans dressed up like US servicemen, kinda ironic.
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:59 AM   #14
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Germans dressed up like US servicemen, kinda ironic.
Not really. That war ended 67-years ago. Times have changed (several times).
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:13 AM   #15
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Bottrop is a great weekend, was kool to see Keith and Max Grundy there, 240 cars plus bikes on the showfield, make a plan for next year!

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