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Event Coverage Pebble Beach '09 ***PICS***

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by A32Flathead, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. You may wanna grab a beer & a sandwich......

    Here's a few million bucks worth to be getting along with....

    1957 NASH RAMBLER Pinn-Farina 'Palm Beach' concept


    1955 Cadillac Ghia Bodied Coupe


    God awful new Porsche Panamera



    1934 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Thrupp & Maberly Drop Head Coupe


    1938 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Carlton Drophead Coupe


    1936 Delahaye 135 Competition Figoni et Filaschi Coupe


    1931 Bugatti Type 35A/51 Grand Prix



    Money can't buy taste.... :rolleyes:


    1931 Bugatti Type 51 Dubos Coupe



    1937 Wanderer W25K Sports


    Check out the vintage Veedol Oil decal...


    1937 Horch Voll & Ruhrbeck Sport Cabriolet

    BEST IN SHOW.....

    1953 Siata 208CS Stabilimenti Farina Spyder


    Thats merely scratching the surface....I am still titling pictures on Flickr, but if you wanna see some more, there is a slideshow HERE
  2. yorgatron
    Joined: Jan 25, 2002
    Posts: 4,228

    Member Emeritus

    what's up with you guys taking pictures of hats & shoes? :confused:
    knock it off already! :rolleyes:
  3. Dave (A32Flathead) ... 'bout time! :rolleyes: ... it's almost Wednesday! :D

    Anyway, really nice Phở.jpg Toes.jpg ... thanks for taking the time to post them ... and the link to your slideshow.
    Joined: May 13, 2002
    Posts: 3,258


    very nice.
    I see a couple of my old cars in there....:) not.

    Can someone 'splain "drop head coupe" was it only used for certian years
    or makes. Same a cabriolet ?

    If I was Pebble beaching...what would be the fancy desricption for my 1932 Ford roadster?? (late nite spelling rules!)
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  5. Bud
    Joined: Jun 28, 2005
    Posts: 577

    from Orange, CA

    Magnificent automobiles and great pictures. Thank you.
  6. Shut can't tell me you have already looked through all 512 pics!

    Very welcome...The Coach built cars have really long names, it takes forever to type the titles!! The ones in the slideshow were the best of the best...I started with almost 1000 Sunday night!

    1932 Ford V8 Roadster I would think....with a Vaphead body :D
  7. I'm thinking that my favorite is the 1953 Cunningham C-3 Vignale Convertible ... now, I wonder why that is? ;)
  8. Cos its got a Hemi in it perhaps? :rolleyes:

    It was a stunner....
  9. notebooms
    Joined: Dec 14, 2005
    Posts: 2,072

    Alliance Member

    if i hadn't lost my right nut in a old kickboxing injury, i'd gladly give it for that Ghia bodied Cadillac..... That car is even more stunning than the information i just gave you.... :)

    Thanks for sharing, Dave. BTW: Is there a dress code to get into that place? Looks like lots of Grey Poupon there...

    -scott noteboom
  10. Wow ... way too many favorites to list ... and I'll have to admit that the more I look at it, the 1956 Nash~Rambler Palm Beach Concept Coupe (designed & built by Pinin Farina in Italy) is kinda growing on me ... the trunk lid and chromed rear panel are wild.

    Oh ... and I gotta ask: What's up with the pic of the '65 GOAT parked in front of the Campbell AQUI's (across the street from the Sonoma Chicken Coop)?
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2009
  11. Benzine440
    Joined: Aug 30, 2004
    Posts: 3,249


    A freaking Pegaso! That's a rare beast. I've never seen one in person and those are the best photos of one I've ever seen.
  12. Benzine440
    Joined: Aug 30, 2004
    Posts: 3,249


    When you are that rich you can afford to dress that bad and not give a f!@#.
  13. Lucky444
    Joined: May 14, 2006
    Posts: 1,151


    Overwhelming, had to take a break!

    Great photo's.
  14. if you thought the bad taste clothes were bad at Pebble beach you should go to Goodwood.....the richer you are the worse the clothes....great pics Dave..

  15. maybe thats why we looked so immaculate...cause we`re so fucking poor :D:D:D

    at goodwood pastel pinstripe suits and knee length shooting boots were the order of the day
  16. Ned Ludd
    Joined: May 15, 2009
    Posts: 3,401

    Ned Ludd

    Pretty much. "Drop-head coupé" (note the accent acute) is Drones Club Banter for "convertible". That is, a coupé of which the roof can be opened up, unlike that of a fixed-head coupé. You'll also encounter the acronyms "dhc" and "fhc".

    But it's a description of a type rather than any manufacturer's body-style name: a lot of the cars thus described are coachbuilt or even one-offs. It's a very subtle distinction. You can almost say the concept of type is less distinct with these sorts of cars - or even something completely different.
  17. it was the guy in the lilac jacket, purple trousers, pink shirt and lilac shoes that made us look good.....and yeah I never really realised just how poor we were!!..and you never even offerd to buy the £350 a bottle!..... (bigging it up now) my A was displayed on the cricket pitch at the 2005 FOS!!!...and Dave I just got to the Cunnigham convertable and the rear shot of the Rambler.....I really think I need that Rambler...but with the Cunningham's as a side issue..Briggs Cunningham once stopped in my house!
  18. Slim Pickens
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 3,336

    Slim Pickens

    Thanks for sharing, remarkable stuff, those Bugattis would be worth the trip alone. Great shots. So thats what rich folk do with their cars, I wonder if they actually drive them, probably hire someone to do that as well.
  19. 327-365hp
    Joined: Feb 5, 2006
    Posts: 5,317

    from Mass

    I'll take that Bugatti in polished aluminum please! Thanks for the pics Dave, I really like those ruby slippers too :rolleyes:
  20. sololobo
    Joined: Aug 23, 2006
    Posts: 7,481


    The Veedol Oil decal made my day!! Spectacular machines, pretty stuffy affair but really boss in person. I went to the event when I lived in California and it was a fun experience. Thanks for sharing these rare birds with us, and yes some goofy outfits abound at the show!! ~Sololobo~
  21. Old Roadster
    Joined: Jul 2, 2006
    Posts: 613

    Old Roadster

    Excellant pic's....Thanks
  22. Money can't buy taste.... :rolleyes:


    Holy car crash Batman, Commissioner Gordon says The Joker is at the Pebbel Beach Concours d'Elegance!
  23. Homemade44
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
    Posts: 498


    Fantastic pictures, thanks for sharing them with us.
  24. alsancle
    Joined: Nov 30, 2005
    Posts: 1,540


    Great Pictures. Thank you so much.

    Guys, don't necessarily assume everyone there is loaded. Many wealthy people wandering around for sure but plenty of non-rich mixed in. Taste is something that you either have or don't and mixing in a bunch of cash doesn't necessarily change that.
  25. Kustombuick
    Joined: Apr 8, 2001
    Posts: 300


    Thanks for the great pics...I wish I could have made it this year. The shop I work at did the 53 Siata in your last picture (metalwork, body,paint ) and the owner did all of the assembly (he has enough money to pay but enjoys working on his cars). It was a finalist for Best of Show and also won its class...Very cool car and cool car owner also. Alan
  26. alsancle
    Joined: Nov 30, 2005
    Posts: 1,540


    Now that I looked at each and every picture let me just reiterate THANK YOU!

    When you see the owner's names on the placards many/most are well known within the car hobby.
  27. Not really Scott, I was in my Club Jacket...funny enough, got several of the owners talking about how they were old hot rodders before they got into 'old cars' and a couple even lurk on here :D
  28. Thats what happens when you leave the pc uploading the hundreds of pics & walk the dog & see a GTO & upload via cellphone camera then don't realise its in the set till someone points it out... :D

    Theres also a bright pink DONK equipped Buick in there too...but not for long!
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2009
  29. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 16,188

    from California

    was this Sammy Hagar? gonna grab me a bowl of Cheerios and have a look at the slideshow. yeah.. I'm at work right now. it's a tough job, but someone has to do it

  30. Dunno..don't know who he is anyway

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