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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by ritpichette, May 31, 2010.

  1. The 29th annual West Coast Kustoms Cruisin Nationals in Santa Maria was a huge success.

    Lets hear some input us this years show.

    The cruise, the music, the bowling alley, the show, and everything and anything else. What did you think???????????
  2. Had a blast what a great show! the cruise was great! You guys did a great job...Thanks!

  3. sodaturk
    Joined: Apr 29, 2008
    Posts: 186

    from san diego

    The cruise was the perfect addition...getting back to the old Paso days...lots of good people this year..
  4. concreteman
    Joined: May 25, 2008
    Posts: 1,171


    Great Show -super cruise
    -need one line to get in on Saturday

  5. olpaul
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 237


    It was great. The cruise Friday night was the best. It's starting to get the "Paso" feel to it.
  6. cruzr
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 3,125


    It was{thumbs up} show{thumbs up} evrything else {thumbs up}

    32gal and I had a great time

    heres the "money shot" ol Geoge Barris hamming it up for the cruise

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  7. hotrodtodd1960
    Joined: May 1, 2008
    Posts: 163


    First time at Santa Maria had a great time !!! ready for next year !!!!
  8. koolkat
    Joined: Apr 1, 2009
    Posts: 83

    from Merced CA

    I had a GREAT Time the entire weekend!
  9. 50Fraud
    Joined: May 6, 2001
    Posts: 9,683


    Show was great, cruise was great.

    - Move the award ceremony up to 2 PM
    - Find a vendor that sells ice cream
    - Better organized entry on Saturday (one line, or a separate staging area -- something.)
  10. resqd37Zep
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,217

    from Nor Cal

    Man we had a great time. I had a friend fly in from Vegas and another from Australia. Made a ton of new friends and got to see some old ones I haven't seen in awhile. The cruise was great,the show was great and as mentioned above some ice cream would have capped off a wonderful day.
  11. blackout
    Joined: Jul 29, 2007
    Posts: 1,270


    Youre still a punk, but I like your show

  12. concreteman
    Joined: May 25, 2008
    Posts: 1,171


    Forgot ice cream would be great
  13. DaRatt13
    Joined: Mar 26, 2010
    Posts: 19

    from SoCal

    This was the best Santa Maria show yet! The cruise nite was great as well as the Spearment Rhino views. Keep up the good work and each year it gets better.
  14. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 15,734

    from California

    I have to agree with the ice cream.:)

  15. surfcaliforniasurf
    Joined: Sep 17, 2007
    Posts: 402


    The show was great. I agree on the one line to get in Sat morning because my buddies and I got separated by the other line coming across. Other than that the show was great. Maybe get a vendor serving up some Santa Maria style BBQ too!
    Joined: Feb 13, 2004
    Posts: 614


    Great show overall! The Cruise reminded me of the old days.
    I agree with most of the other guys ideas. Thankfully i missed the line...I got there at 8.
    Worked as a vendor this year..I have to say it was a different but cool experience...I was in the Stripers got to me and most of the people about mid day. Surprized me too...because i stripe but when you have that much mineral spiritsa nd one shot opened up it's get nasty. Maybe a few fans to get air moving next year???
  17. NumbNutz
    Joined: Mar 11, 2009
    Posts: 319


    Traveled from Gilbert, Az. for the show. Fridays cruise was fantastic!!
    Great show!!:)
  18. kustomkat
    Joined: Sep 4, 2006
    Posts: 554


    I went into the strippers area just for the contact high.. DON'T JUDGE ME!!! As a local, I took advantage of the "right of way" situation at the gate. (Spent many years since 1990 of 3-4 am in Paso waiting in line) Really great show, I am a local, and HUGE supporter of the Pichette/WCK cause. I will ALWAYS support it. But, in all fairness, perhaps something in the entry department may be in order. Not really sure of the solution, as the waiting area is kind of on the oppositie side of the street. Everybody loves ice cream, and who can argue with that.... See you next year and every year after that....
    Joined: Apr 21, 2009
    Posts: 154


    great show, great cruise and great after party at the bowling alley................
  20. srosa707
    Joined: Jun 5, 2005
    Posts: 1,567

    from Sacramento

    Umm, I thought the $60 entry fee was steep. Other than that it was a good time. If the price goes up again, I probly wont enter a car next year :(
  21. sledish
    Joined: Jul 30, 2006
    Posts: 804


    The cruise, the cruise, the cruise ! Glad it came back... I will be back next year for sure.
  22. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,854

    from California

    Santa Maria needs to move north. can't wait for the big earthquake to hit.
  23. Sanford&Son
    Joined: Oct 13, 2006
    Posts: 454

    from Visalia,Ca

    The Cruise really made the weekend, last year no one knew what to do. The girls from the Spearment Rino spiced things up on "Broadway" friday night. (anyone get any pics of that sidewalk show?) Saturday was great, and I agree with the others that 1 or a 2 lane line on Stowell only would be better or more fair for those whe arrive early. Several of us were in line at 6am and earlier parked on a residential street accross from gate 5 and guys who arrived at 7am drove right in.
    Sunday was very light, any many didn't stay. Let's brainstorm an idea to get cars to stay or show up on Sunday. Maybe an incentive or a way to get cars to stay longer. I like the idea of moving up awards ceremony to 1 or 2pm.
    We all had a great time and want to thank Penny, WCK, and the City of Santa Maria for not giving up on this show.
  24. 35mastr
    Joined: Oct 26, 2007
    Posts: 1,899

    from Norcal

    Really good show. But do need some ventalation in the stripers room.

    Cant wait till next year.
  25. Any more input.

    Next year will be our 30th anniversary. we want to make it better.
  26. resqd37Zep
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,217

    from Nor Cal

    Did we mention the Icecream??:D
  27. like has been said! just control the entry on Sat better! stage the cars better.

    But great show!
  28. I am going to sell Ice Cream out of my trunk next year! Dry Ice and a cooler! I will be rich WOOHOO!
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2010
  29. The show has improved every year. Great job, the cruise livened things up considerably. I agree with the comment about Sunday, the place was pretty dead compared to Saturday. A lot less lookers so it was a lot nicer to check things out, but there weren't all the cars either. Move up awards time.
    Thanks for a great time folks.
  30. nwheels
    Joined: Mar 25, 2008
    Posts: 57

    from Washington

    First time for me to make it to the show, or to California for that matter. I thought the show blew away any other I've been to but what happened to the current big names in customizing? I was hoping to see a few more current magazine feature cars, is there some battle between WCK and them right now? Didn't see anything as far as OZ cars, or any of the other newer guys? Either way I'll try and make it again next year and maybe have some extra money to buy a few more things in the vendor area.

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