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Minneapolis area hambers, educate me

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bob Dobolina, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Bob Dobolina
    Joined: Jul 27, 2006
    Posts: 332

    Bob Dobolina

    Thinking about a possible relocation, need to find out what happens in the area, car wise. Shops, (possibly building/wiring related) decent shows/get togethers.. ect.

  2. Jalopy Jim
    Joined: Aug 3, 2005
    Posts: 1,867

    Jalopy Jim

    We have Minnesota Street Rod Assn and their Back to The 50's car show, Many differebt types of car clubs in the area, many shows and cruise nights all season.
    Look on Auto Walk and on the Minnesota Street Rod Assn web pages for event listings.
    We have many Street Rod shops in the area, many capible of building award winning cars.
    On building pm me direct as I have experience in building both homes and commericial buildings. What kind of business are you planing?

    jim h
  3. 2MNYTYS
    Joined: Feb 29, 2008
    Posts: 38

    from MN

  4. 50flathead
    Joined: Mar 8, 2005
    Posts: 1,104

    from Iowa, USA

    Winter comes fast and summer comes slow, there really isn't a spring or a fall. After moving up here from Missouri I can see now why nobody retires and moves north. If you have never lived that far north before you'll have to experience winter to believe it. I got stranded in the worst blizzard of my life in the middle of Iowa last December 12th, three weeks earlier I was fishing out of the boat on a local lake. The climate up here can be a real deal breaker but being comfortable is all about preparedness. With that said I live two hours south of the Twin Cities and would move to Minnesota in a minute. Minnesota is a great place to live. The people are for the most part friendly and the upper Midwest is a pretty safe place to live and raise a family. Lots of car clubs and car culture but just remember that it's seasonal. The Dakotas still have plenty of “barn finds” if you are into projects. Get a place with a heated garage to work in the winter and you are all set.

  5. The Twin Cities are my second home. Have lots of family there, lived there for a couple years. When it comes to large Metros it is one of the nicest. LOTS to do. Summer is one large festival.
  6. J Twitero
    Joined: Apr 15, 2011
    Posts: 105

    J Twitero
    from Minnesota

    St. Cloud (about an hour NE of the cities on I94) just had their anual car show this past Sunday, over 700 beautiful cars, huge swap meet (last couple years I think its been a bigger swap than BTT50's) car corral, etc. There is quite a bit going on throughout the good weather months within an hour or two of the cities.
  7. sinks88
    Joined: Feb 18, 2009
    Posts: 610


    Come on up!!!!
  8. TwinTownTerror
    Joined: Dec 13, 2010
    Posts: 174

    from Minnesota

    There is a lot going on in MN car wise. Shows, drags, roundy rounds, lots of bikes, etc. Are you looking for a job at a car shop or looking for a shop to do work?

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