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Headed to Vegas Tuesday- Any must see things?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Quintin, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Quintin
    Joined: Mar 19, 2012
    Posts: 172


    Like the title says. Im going to Las Vegas for a week on tuesday and wondering if there are any must see things for a hotrodder. Also into rockabilly tunes too.
    Thanks- Q
  2. mike in tucson
    Joined: Aug 11, 2005
    Posts: 502

    mike in tucson
    from Tucson

    Go out to the speedway...several interesting things to see. They have the driving experience where people rent semi-exotic cars and drive them around a flat track. Cool to see them spin out.
    So_Cal Vegas sometimes has cool cars in their sales area
    Just down the road from so-cal is the guy who makes stainless radius rods/wishbones....dont know if he wants visitors
    Drive out to see the dam and the dam bridge....neat for about 3 minutes or so
  3. Wedgehead426
    Joined: Sep 20, 2013
    Posts: 114


    Imperial Palace Car Collection is worth a look.
  4. 55driver
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 129


    The Imperial Palace is now called The Quad. The cars are still there and worth a trip!

  5. L7
    Joined: Apr 22, 2009
    Posts: 131


    do an internet search for the imperial palace car collection (quad) / in the past I've scored some free tickets- they have been there in the past, just print them out.
  6. Stu Padasso
    Joined: Sep 11, 2008
    Posts: 476

    Stu Padasso

    You might go by Shelby American's new place, they have free tours a couple times each day.
  7. Wedgehead426
    Joined: Sep 20, 2013
    Posts: 114


    The "Quad"? Sounds like a name for a building on a college campus, not a Las Vegas Casino.

    Wait, let me guess, the Imperial Palace was sold, and bought by some billionaire shithead with no sense of tradition, and who thinks "The Quad" is a hip name.

    I hate getting old.
  8. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
    Posts: 4,233

    rusty rocket

    i think theres a socal shop there also. in and out burger just off the freeway is a must when I go to Vegas(they have a factory store on site if you want any in and out shirts,ect,ect,ect).
  9. MAD 034
    Joined: Aug 30, 2011
    Posts: 775

    MAD 034
    from Washington

    Not really a car thing but I hear the Neon Museum is pretty cool. They have over 150 old neon signs from early days of Vegas.
  10. cheveey57
    Joined: Mar 11, 2010
    Posts: 676


    No, Harrahs owns it still, they just renovated it and are going for a younger crowd. They are building " the high roller" at the linq too with another whole street of bars going to it.
    The high roller should be opening any day if not already and you should go there if it is.
  11. h2omonkey
    Joined: Dec 8, 2008
    Posts: 165

    from vegas

  12. heinz51
    Joined: Aug 19, 2012
    Posts: 63


    Viva las vegas is a rat/rockability show but it's not till 4/17 thru 4/19 i'm headed trher then. It's at the Orleans casino

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