Car Show Season

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:45 am

:haha
lol wiener girls
"Let me go get the keys to your brand new Hyundai!" Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:40 pm

andyofcolumbusmerkur wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:45 am
:haha
lol wiener girls
The Wiener Girls are really nice. Do they have a dream job or what??
Next up? Birthday Cruise!!

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Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:33 pm

Weekly Wednesday Cruise In... 35 cars is a good turnout these days.


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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:53 pm

Hot last night, but at least there was a breeze.


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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:07 pm

Yes, that is a Scooby Doo Mystery Van with the back doors open in front of my car.

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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:18 pm

There was a Scooby Doo Astro van at car show here in Barberton yesterday. It was painted up pretty well.
"Let me go get the keys to your brand new Hyundai!" Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:00 pm

andyofcolumbusmerkur wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:18 pm
There was a Scooby Doo Astro van at car show here in Barberton yesterday. It was painted up pretty well.
Another pic of the Mystery Van.

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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:21 am

Nice night at the county fairgrounds...

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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:31 pm

DeWitt, IA Fall Festival!
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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by John Brennan » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:54 am

Avast, matey! :cheers
This is my car, and these are my people!
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2015 Fiesta ST 6-Speed
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Re: Car Show Season

Post by Ed Lijewski » Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:20 pm

Garage queen.

YMMV
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Re: Car Show Season

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:50 pm

Why is there a flex or kia soul parked next to you? I hope it's the 250hp engine ecoboost but then why keep the hood closed?
"Let me go get the keys to your brand new Hyundai!" Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by R Code » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:57 am

andyofcolumbusmerkur wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:50 pm
Why is there a flex or kia soul parked next to you? I hope it's the 250hp engine ecoboost but then why keep the hood closed?
You are looking at the import section of the car show, lol.
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Re: Car Show Season

Post by eaton53 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:52 pm

John Brennan wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:54 am
Avast, matey! :cheers
Hey, John! :cheers
Ed Lijewski wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:20 pm
Garage queen.

YMMV
Yup!!
Just wait... now I'm looking for a 2016 Cadillac ELR, another car no one else has.
Then I'll have TWO garage queens. Actually, I'd drive the ELR like 3K miles a year.
andyofcolumbusmerkur wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:50 pm
Why is there a flex or kia soul parked next to you? I hope it's the 250hp engine ecoboost but then why keep the hood closed?
That is a Base KIA Soul.
Guy had a PT Cruiser, but he wrecked it. I told him he should buy a Gremlin to match his personality.
R Code wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:57 am
You are looking at the import section of the car show, lol.
Actually, I think you're right.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers

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Re: Car Show Season

Post by Ed Lijewski » Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:42 am

Workin' 'Kur:
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YMMV
Descartes: "Cogito Ergo Sum"
Lijewski: "Sum Ergo Drive-O. Mucho!

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