Category Archives: Car Show Events

Batmobile

While at the Auto Rama in Dallas (2013) there was a stand specifically catered to those comic book fans.  In the booth area there were the batmobiles from the past and the present.  Needless to say I could not resist!!!!

I used to watch Adam West’s Batman series when ever I had a chance, in my younger years.

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It looks meaner than I remembered…maybe it is a “modern” look that was added, but I still like.

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This was by far my all time favorite Batmobile, bar none.

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Every Batmobile has the afterburner exhaust…I think

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This, unfortunately, was my least favorite of them all.  I think it has to do with the generation gap.

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AutoRama Texas 2013 pt.3

Here is the rest of the photos I managed to take before I had run out of room on the SD card….Naturally a MOPAR will start out 🙂

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I felt this would have been just as good a Bumble Bee Car.  This next one is a car I would want if I were a traveler

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As I turned around there was an all Nissan Booth….lucky me

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This looked like a beast and that it could set some good times on a track.  It appeared to be a 930 slant nose

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Yet another GT40 car

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I have always wanted a Vette in this generation.  This to me is the greatest of them all.

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Here are others I saw while roaming around

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I am sure the Stang fans will be happy to see these, I sure was.

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Then to end the show with a beautiful car in its own right…a Pantera

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til next time….

AutoRama Texas 2013 pt.2

Ok I had some time to get away from the onslaught of work.  When I had entered the convention center,where the event was held, I was greeted by something totally wicked

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yes that is two blowers on a Chevy engine…not waisting any people’s time who had went to the venue they made sure this was greeting you at the front door!!!!  And here is what it was in….plus the specs

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Just look at those blowers!!!!

Just look at those blowers!!!!

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Now most of the show was dominated by Chevy vehicles, followed very closely by the Blue Ovals (Ford).  I personally am favored towards MOPARS and though they were there, Texas loves the other two more…..case in point

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Next in line were two vehicle made by House of Hot Rods & Classics, based out of Texas.  I am a fellow bike rider and was pleased to see this piece of work along with…you guessed it….another chevy

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Just bare metal!!!

Just bare metal!!!

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Next is something not just Ford followers can appreciate, but rather almost all interested in Motorsports!!!  Now I was informed this was a kit car, but WOW just look at this!!!!

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Because the glare was so bad I could not get any picture of the inside of the GT40, but was lucky that this next Blue Oval did have a window glare preventing a shot of the inside

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Finally a Mopar, score!!!!

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Reminds me of the godfather movie…

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one fast delivery rust bucket

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Look at those tires!!!!

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Well I have about half of what I want to put up and I can not spend to long on here but hopefully will get to post the rest today at a later time if not in the next few days I will, so keep coming back….til next time

AutoRama 2013 Texas (pt.1)

With all the test and study material I have been busy with, I needed to get away for a few. As luck would have it there was a car show this past weekend. It included mostly Domestic vehicles, but there was the import here and there. To say the least it was quite a treat for me. Right when I pulled up it had seemed there was a few cars in the parking lot that could have been part of the show..
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Here is the first of the two…both are chevy powered

Not exactly flush

Not exactly flush

It appears somethings are missing and others are bigger than average (exhaust collector to atmosphere)

It appears somethings are missing and others are bigger than average (exhaust collector to atmosphere)

I am guessing A/C might be missing on this
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This was the only "bling" part on this vehicle.  As can be seen with my ugly self in it.

This was the only “bling” part on this vehicle. As can be seen with my ugly self in it.

Now to what everyone has been waiting for…drum roll…..
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Now his friend, who seemed more into the shiny things in life…but modestly anyway
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interior
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Just look at the size of those tires!!!!!!!!!!
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Not to far away was another car that looked like it should have been inside the centre and not outside
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It is a bit late here but I will update other photos of what was inside so keep checking back throughout the day….

Love and History

Personally I tend to lean towards things (cars, motorcycle, trucks, clothing, toys, electronics) that have a history.  Maybe because it reminds me of my past in some form.  This can be seen in my choice of vehicles, and has been from early on.  The Z car for example has always been fascinating to me through out its years even though, when first introduced, my parents were still children.  And the same goes for Porsche as the 356 is a car that grabs me by my soul.  Here is a clip provided and created by Magazine out of Japan from their visit to Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.

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