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         The host club has to be proud of the job they did planning and executing this convention.The hospitality room was well stocked with food and drinks,the entertainment was terrific and the weather was great.I was impressed by how  friendly and considerate the members were and enjoyed listening to their mechanical and travel experiences.One of the highlights for me was meeting and putting a face on some of the people I chat with in our online group.Nick,Dot,Bill,John and Martin.My only regret was I didn't take pictures of them to share with you.I was also impressed by how far some of these cars came from and I don't mean trailered.A 55 from Washington state (2200 miles),cars from Texas and New Mexico.It was a fun experience!! 

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       Loading the frame into the trailer for the trip.

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      The frame was placed in the non judged class and people would comment on the positive and negitive parts of the restoration.A group of judges went over the frame for me and I was embarassed by some of the mechanical mistakes I made, but they were easy fixes at this stage of the restoration.

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      Some pictures of owners options of how they wanted there car to look like.

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    The owners paint combination.

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        A very nice paint job.This is how my car will look when finished.

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       Early in the week a shot of the non judged area and cars being trailered in.

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        Of the 196 three speed overdrive E cars this picture is of two being judged and my frame makes it two and a half.I took a lot of pictures of these two cars to help finish up my project.

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         One of four super charged cars being judged.

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