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Now that I have your attention.... I had never seen a Tucker Torpedo in the ‘flesh’ before. Now I have.

But getting back from the future (see what I’m doing there?), on the way to the show I saw this:

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And once I got to the show, I saw it again. He would barely do 70mph on the highway, much less than the 88 I was promised. I beat him to the show, but visited the swap meet first.

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And not to be outdone in 80's-ness, this was parked behind it:

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At the swap meet/vendor area, I saw Mr. Regular’s favorite exhaust supplier Pype SEX haust:

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I saw a rusty Jeep that only a David Tracy could love:

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I saw a snowblower snow would be afraid of:

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And a Plymouth EVERYONE should be afraid of:

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Not sure if someone drove or pushed it into the show, but about an hour later....

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EEK.

Now, before I bore you with tons of pictures of SHOW cars at a CAR SHOW that are 90% Cameros and TRI FIVE CHEVIES and TIME OUT DOLLS and I HAVE A SCALE MODEL CAR ON THE AIR CLEANER OF MY REAL CAR type... cars... I only took pictures of INTERESTING cars.

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Like this uber clean Cutlass Ciera:

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Or this Reatta:

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And some MORE 80's gems:

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I wasn’t going to shoot ANY Trans Ams, but this one caught my eye:

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Apparently there was a company called NCE that hacked up a bunch of 78-81 ‘Birds and charged an arm and a leg for. I saw a ‘79 while on the way into the show, and this ‘78

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I then saw this Formula....

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Nothing outstanding, right? WRONG!!!

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DIESEL FIREBIRD, BABY!

Then soon after, a MACHO T/A

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And what is this bundle of CUTENESS?

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Its a 1987 Nissan Be-1

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Someone made a Milwakee Police Ford Galaxy replica and it was AWESOME.

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Oh, and look, a Greyhound BUS. GET IT?!?!

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And where else but Wisconsin would we put our AMC Pacer Wagons next to...

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Gee I hope that’s a replica...

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Next to the King Of The Hill:

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Annnnd more AMC, because Wisconsin:

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Oh, and Elio was there. LOL.

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I have no words. This was in the “truck” display.

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So was this Chevy/Holden Ute:

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And this was near the Tucker. It was loud.

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The Ring Brothers were also there.... or more factually, a Ring Sister:

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HNNNG

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It smelled nice in here.

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Lots of walking from one end to the other.... on the way I saw an Allante for sale:

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And a BUNCH of old boats:

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Then there was this.

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1956 DKW. 3 cylinder 4 speed 2 stroke front wheel driveI forget what else the owner said. Said it would do 70mph after a very long time.

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This is an Oldsmobile:

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This is a can of OLD STYLE in an Oldsmobile:

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I just liked this color:

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SO MINTY I WANTED TO LICK IT

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That was pretty much it. Didn’t buy anything. It was all over priced, or no one had what I was looking for. I should have bought a Mustang. I could have BUILT a Mustang with all the parts people were shilling for them...

I got a nice sunburn and sore ass calves for a couple days. My neck just started peeling today.

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Oh, and I saw this a bunch of miles away from the show, no idea where he was heading... it sure wasn’t Chicago.

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