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Hot Rods 4th of July weekend, show how you will celebrate with your hot rod or custom

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Jul 2, 2021.

  1. What kind of hot rod and custom activity's are you planning for this holiday weekend?

    Locally there is a car show/fireworks display that is one we will attend tomorrow night, last year was cancelled die to the pandemic. looking forward to this one. HRP
  2. I’ll be selling hot dogs at our Church’s July 4th community event and later giving rides to kids in the roadster.
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  3. partssaloon
    Joined: Jan 28, 2009
    Posts: 689


    It's 120 here, we sit in the pool or in the house with AC. Hot Rod stuff is over by 9:30 in the morning, coffee and cars on Sunday
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  4. Good man, feeding people and planting the hot rod seed in the minds of the youth, have a good weekend my friend. HRP

  5. 51504bat
    Joined: May 22, 2010
    Posts: 4,846


    Going to the only car show I go to. The Packing House Church 4th of July Car Show. in Redlands, CA (on Monday this year since the 4th is on a Sunday) A real family event. Lots of cars - antiques, HAMB friendly's, and O/T's as well. Old truck displays, valve cover racing, and a cacklefest. Lots of activities for the kids as well. Plus an In and Out Burger truck. No charge to display your car or for spectators either. AND you get a free T shirt when you enter.
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  6. Elcohaulic
    Joined: Dec 27, 2017
    Posts: 2,213


    We go to a Vets hospital and let the old dudes check out the cars. I took an 80 year old guy who used to build and race 50s and early 60s 406 & 427 Ford Galaxies...He knew his shit about them too.. I took him for a ride in my 69 el Camino 454 th400. He loved it! We went out a ways and I let him drive for a few miles. He nailed it wound first out and hit second. He said those dam Chevys and Pontiacs always had enough torque to pull the statue of Liberty Down!! On the way home, I thought about how much trouble I could of gotten into but God looks out for people who are only trying to do good....
  7. AVater
    Joined: Dec 9, 2008
    Posts: 3,162

    1. Connecticut HAMB'ers

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  8. oldiron 440
    Joined: Dec 12, 2018
    Posts: 3,376

    oldiron 440

    I stopped by the fireworks store with my grandson yesterday and stocked up with the works. So we will be making noise and counting or finger's every once in awhile this weekend!

    Have a safe holiday everybody!
  9. I'm going to the Scrap Drive tomorrow, rescheduled from June 12:
  10. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 3,602

    Kiwi 4d

    0D6DE245-56DB-4EEC-B7CC-A1A27A15BE38.jpeg [/ATTACH] 42F0E04B-523B-4761-B2DC-6FF8E418A98E.jpeg 35AC1659-D86E-48E8-AA1D-82328A020A20.jpeg E9E59B02-0FE0-4F2A-A842-8A1AEEA76818.jpeg Our club is doing a run to a few retirement villages then coming to our place for a cook up. Got up to a super frosty morning today ,put the smoker on ,brisket, pulled pork, chicken , apple pie ,pumpkin pie, potato salad. We expect around 50 folk to come over tomorrow. Doing donations to Ovarian cancer. All i can make is a mess, one clever lady gave us these cup cakes. 403620EA-DA32-4D3A-B77A-3953D051ADB0.jpeg

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  11. That looks tasty! HRP
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  12. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 6,834

    from Berry, AL

    If I get to work on it tomorrow, might get to crank it on Monday...
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  13. I'll be the DJ for a 50 year HS class reunion (Class of 1971) Saturday night and a neighborhood block party on Sunday evening, so not much time for hot rods this weekend for me.
  14. Wife is still volunteering cooking meals for disaster workers from a flood two weeks ago. She gets Sunday off after serving 70 lunches and dinners a day for the last two weeks. I am hauling garbage and helping with whatever I can. Tomorrow afternoon I am taking the '55 T Bird out to the local Fireman's car show after we get done with lunch. Sunday we are taking it to church for the annual 4th pie and ice cream social before an evening service. Monday, back to disaster assistance.
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  15. SlamIam
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 468


    Cruised downtown in the 51 this evening, visited some friends - tomorrow night I'll be serving as our church throws an annual Independence Day neighborhood party, 300-500 people usually, low key, free BBQ at 6, waterslides and lots of other stuff for kids, 5 of us making many flavors/gallons of ice cream for the event, fireworks show at 9, always a great time and car guys usually bring their rides
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  16. Elcohaulic
    Joined: Dec 27, 2017
    Posts: 2,213


    Those little pies look fantastic! We call them Hand Pies here. This lady makes and sells them at one of the car cruises we go to up in Wexford Pa.
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  17. Elcohaulic
    Joined: Dec 27, 2017
    Posts: 2,213


    I had no idea there was flooding there. I know the storms have been very violent this June. I know a lot of people who come to car cruises from your area. This one guy has a Copper colored 62 Bonneville convert. I haven't seen him once this season.. I hope there ok.. My hats off to you for helping out, God Bless you.. You live in the most beautiful state in America...
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  18. We have groups here from Kentucky, Pa, and NJ with more coming in next week which will include Ohio and Southern WV. These are all Baptist mission groups and some specialize in; demo, mud out, and treatment. Next week will hopefully finish it all up as far as the clean up and demo. Then the rebuilding starts. It was a very localized area in the hometown of Cameron, Marshall County. At the Annual car show my '55 T Bird took a 1st Place in the Ford and the only other H.A.M.B vehicle took 1st Place for a Chev. Below are the only Ones appropriate for this site. My '55 T Bird.
    55 T Bird 1st.jpg
    The '56 Gasser. He is not a member here.
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  19. 1971BB427
    Joined: Mar 6, 2010
    Posts: 8,810

    from Oregon

    We're headed north about 20 miles tomorrow to our youngest daughter's small town 4th of July celebration! They haven't had cars as part of the celebration for maybe a decade, and brought it back this year! And my kind of car show, with no entry, or judging. Just had to call to give them my info on the '39 Chev and show up tomorrow.
    We really like supporting the small town events, plus a good excuse for a short road trip!!
  20. There was no entry for this show either as it was put on by the VFD and is judged by observers. What they like is what wins. Donations only help support the VFD. Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Trucks, and Fire mans choice, were the categories. No points or nit picking, just a fan vote.
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    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
    Posts: 2,814

    from IDAHO

    Off To The Parade Down Town And 95 Degrees At 11:00 A.M. DSCN5313.JPG
  22. T&A Flathead
    Joined: Apr 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,985

    T&A Flathead

    My daughter is out celebrating freedom on the streets with her Tin Lizzie model T Go Kart.

  23. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 3,602

    Kiwi 4d

    All went very well ,even decent weather for mid winter. about 25 club cars and 50 folks visited a retirement village . I did not do the remainder of the run but scurried back home to finish smoking the butterfly chicken . Did a 10 hour smoke yesterday on brisket and pork . 14hrs in total .We raised nearly $300 for Ovarian cancer.
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  24. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 3,602

    Kiwi 4d

    C26B6DF8-F387-4279-A721-2DF7000345A6.jpeg EE3C79B8-368B-4FC1-AB3C-8E222E8B5CC2.jpeg 35F4CF2D-2ACA-423B-A307-075F08624B14.jpeg 82AC68B2-2459-4691-AD1F-E3FBA50A3A0C.jpeg 3D6237B9-6EEF-4F62-9B02-4153E7AFD2EF.jpeg ADB3898D-B433-4C3D-A5F3-48DE5691769B.jpeg 0F6304BF-046B-4907-BA7F-0B8752E4F76D.jpeg All went very well even had a decent mid winters day . Around 50 folks and 25 cars visited a retirement village . Though i did not do the rest of the run as i had butterfly chicken to smoke at home . 10 hrs yesterday smoking pork and brisket 14hrs in total, but a super tasty feast was well worth it . A July the 4th down under.
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  25. Nominal
    Joined: Jun 9, 2005
    Posts: 171


    Good to see the purple Caddy out!
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  26. j3harleys
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 912


    Thank you for celebrating the 4th of July with us. Thats very:cool:
  27. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
    Posts: 2,734

    David Gersic
    from DeKalb, IL

    A friend and I did Scrap Drive yesterday. Tonight, my 37 will be at home while I’m looking out at a scene like this.


    We’re doing a selection of patriotic favorites, classic marches, the 1812 Overture, and pop tunes. There will be fireworks, lots of fireworks. Sitting inside the shell, they launch from right behind us, so we hear the “thump” of the launch, see the flash of the explosion reflected off the crowd, then hear the “boom”, all while attempting to watch the director, and hear each other. It’s quite spectacular, and few places still do live music with their fireworks.
  28. fastcar1953
    Joined: Oct 23, 2009
    Posts: 3,711


    I spent sat. with 120 friends at the Madd Mayor car show. 211153044_816334155665273_197542545145171768_n.jpg
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  29. Cruised the T Bird this morning taking the wife to church after which we watched the annual Parade. Dropped the top and drove home. This afternoon we have the annual church ice cream social and another service.
  30. Primered Forever
    Joined: Jul 7, 2008
    Posts: 951

    Primered Forever
    from Joplin,MO

    Small hometown parade. We took the grandson! 85ED3470-597A-444C-9640-9DDADE883836.jpeg
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