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Event Coverage Power Hot Rod Reunion - Sweden

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 18,928

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

  2. silverdome
    Joined: Aug 23, 2007
    Posts: 530


    Looks like a real nice Hot Rod gathering.
  3. bonez
    Joined: Jul 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,493

    from Slow lane

    Thanx for the Link.
    If you like the PHRR you'd love the Lead Paking, its only traditional cars in there.
    Gotta agree thou, the Swedes are good at this, they have gas in their blood, driven by true passion.
  4. Detroit Chrome
    Joined: May 19, 2010
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    Detroit Chrome
    from California

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  5. RPW
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 950


    Great photos Mr42 and nice seeing you there!

    Detroit Chrome: Thats the link to the Power Big Meet, not Power Hot Rod Reunion. Same organizer but a different event.

    PHRR is a laid back event, two days with camping close to the drag strip, and "run what you brung". Its for rods, customs, drag racers and anything modified old Americian made (some old Euro cars tends to sneak in, but they are a rare sight there).
    Of course, I have a lot of photos, but at that event I worked for organizer, Power Magazine, so I cant show them here... Take a look at youtube for this and earlier years events

    The show mentioned by Bonez, Lead Parking, is an outdoor show for customs only. Any other car is to be parked at visitors parking. But its the best gathereing of customs in Europe and it has been going on for 21 years now! Its organized by Customs of Sweden,
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2011
  6. cool37
    Joined: Jan 20, 2009
    Posts: 1,861

    from SoCal

    Great to see the hot rod flame expand into other countries!
  7. Mr 42
    Joined: Mar 27, 2003
    Posts: 1,207

    Mr 42
    from Sweden

    Thanks Ryan
    We swedes appriceate the attention :)

    You made my day :)
  8. treb11
    Joined: Jan 21, 2006
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  9. I leave Norway on Wednesday to head to Lycksele for Motorveckan, with my pinstriping stuff.. Im really looking forward to be in Sweden.
  10. Tampa 3-W Duce Coupe
    Joined: Aug 24, 2007
    Posts: 13

    Tampa 3-W Duce Coupe
    from tampa

    Hello Sveden Folks,

    Last year I found a 1962 Volvo, P-1800 Jensen, sports car in my wife's aunt's barn in Michigan. Made in Gothham, Sveden.
    Trailered it home to Tampa Bay, FL where I'm restoring it.
    Clock shows 41-K origional miles.
    After the basics, it started up fine. I had the 2 SU carbs re-built, etc.
    2012 will be the 50th anniversary of this car as the pace car for the 12 hours of Sebring race in FL.
    And it's code is white, as the 1962 pace car.
    When it's done I may ask if I can take it to the track to display as an origional car like the pace car.
  11. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,008

    Slick Willy

    Yesterday afternoon a small group of us HAMBers were sitting around at a show. I brought up Mr.42's thread and others I have read about the hotrod scene over there. All the other guys had seen these as well and the concensus was the same, always cool looking cars that have it right.
  12. That blue 32 roadster is as nice as it gets!
  13. Hotdoggin DaddyO
    Joined: Jul 23, 2011
    Posts: 541

    Hotdoggin DaddyO
    from Hays, Ks

    Doesn't matter where you're from...Kool is Kool.
  14. gardenjeg
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
    Posts: 94

    from nc

    Wow some great cars thanks for the pics.
  15. Gator
    Joined: Dec 29, 2005
    Posts: 4,016


    I've always respected the dedication our overseas hot rod brothers have - the cost and difficulty with shipping cars and parts, customs holdups, government regulations, etc etc - NOT to mention the price of fuel. Another thing we tend to forget is the roads - I remember seeing a '57 Chevy in Dunoon Scotland when I was stationed there - it took up both lanes of the roadway - haha.

    And guys here start threads bitching about parking their hot rod due to the price of gas or whining about getting outsmarted by some scammer on Craigslist burning them for a whole $50.
  16. weez
    Joined: Dec 5, 2002
    Posts: 860


    I'm leaving for Sweden on Thursday, going to the Rat Fink Reunion in Avesta that Swedish Mooneyes puts on, then to the A-Bombers O.S.W. in Uddevalla- Love the attention to old rods and customs they have there! And love trying to keep up with the Jokers' beer consumption!

    See some of you there!
  17. They have a lager called "pistonhead". That's cool enough on it's own!
  18. Barz51
    Joined: Apr 12, 2004
    Posts: 716


    That Alliance ad is awesome!
  19. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,200


    My sentiments exactly...
  20. pig iron
    Joined: Oct 6, 2010
    Posts: 33

    pig iron
    from Sweden

    here it comes

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  21. Jobe
    Joined: Oct 19, 2004
    Posts: 1,248

    from Austin, Tx

    I love the UT Longhorn pop up in one of those pics. Sweet cars.
  22. pig iron
    Joined: Oct 6, 2010
    Posts: 33

    pig iron
    from Sweden

    Try it again.....

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  23. pig iron
    Joined: Oct 6, 2010
    Posts: 33

    pig iron
    from Sweden

  24. ricardo_rocha
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 765

    from Brazil

  25. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,492

    from WA

  26. weez
    Joined: Dec 5, 2002
    Posts: 860


    Scratch that... didn't make it- not this year- (long story)

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