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sideache
08-27-2006, 10:34 AM
In SoCal, one can find an un-official (free) car show every Saturday at a variety of locations. One of my favorites is the Crystal Cove Car Gathering. Starts at about 6:30 AM and is finished by 9:00. Lots of car people just show up and show their cars. Some locations have hotrods, some have muscle cars, Crystal Cove is the mostly foreign car place. Different cars can be seen each week. Cars that range from 5k to 1.5 Mil. A couple of hundred cars show up and even more people. We get there early, have a cup of Joe, shoot the breeze and get home in time for hunny-do's. Beautiful day.

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Baz
08-27-2006, 11:23 AM
The mini estate takes me back, The Mabel rep is looking real good. I want one.

Steve
08-27-2006, 11:29 AM
I wish that they did something like that here. Looks like a fun time.

Steve_S
08-27-2006, 12:21 PM
I've been to it once. There are an amazing amount of cars there, both new and old. There were even multiple brand new Lambos all in a row.

There is also a smaller version in Calabasas, in the far west corner of the San Fernando Valley. The meet is in the shopping center at Mulholland Drive and the 101 freeway. I've forgotten exactly when it is but I think it's the last Saturday of each month.

sideache
08-27-2006, 02:44 PM
Here's a few more cars that frequent the cove.

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An original 65 Ford GT40. There are 3 that I have seen at different times
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MoPho
08-27-2006, 05:31 PM
[ QUOTE ]


There is also a smaller version in Calabasas, in the far west corner of the San Fernando Valley. The meet is in the shopping center at Mulholland Drive and the 101 freeway. I've forgotten exactly when it is but I think it's the last Saturday of each month.

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It's not smaller anymore, it's bigger than Crystal Cove. It's every Sunday 7-11am but the last Sunday of the month has the biggest turnout. I took the Lotus there a few weeks ago and there was at least 200 cars. Not quite as upscale as CC but a more eclectic mix of cars and far less snobby.

Here is the website www.supercarsunday.com (https://www.supercarsunday.com)

sideache
08-27-2006, 09:28 PM
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Not quite as upscale as CC but a more eclectic mix of cars and far less snobby.

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Ouch - I don't think we've ever met /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Steve_S
08-29-2006, 12:41 PM
Geez, I had no idea it had grown so big. I live three miles away and I've never even been to it. And I've lived in this area my whole life! I've only seen it driving by now and then in the past but it's been a long time since I've been by there on Sunday morning.

MoPho
08-29-2006, 01:15 PM
Perhaps I will see you over there then, I usually go on the last Sunday of the month if I am in town. Look for the blue Lotus Elan

kennypinkerton
08-30-2006, 10:24 AM
What are the red and silver ones that look sortof maserati 5000gt-ish?

ecurie_ecosse
08-31-2006, 09:52 AM
I was thinking the same Kenny.All in all a good set of photos,too bad it's so far away or we could go and look. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif

Stuart. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif

PC
08-31-2006, 11:23 AM
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What are the red and silver ones that look sortof maserati 5000gt-ish?

[/ QUOTE ]Iso Rivolta


PC.

kennypinkerton
08-31-2006, 01:37 PM
Ahhhh /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif

jlaird
08-31-2006, 01:56 PM
Oh my, never heard of this, now I know. Sweet.

ecurie_ecosse
08-31-2006, 04:38 PM
My first reaction was those are Iso's of some sort,didn't think Rivolta.Nice cars. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif

Stuart. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif

PC
08-31-2006, 06:29 PM
I can't remember seeing two together in person before. Wonder if they have a club? I'll have to ask those two guys if I see them again.

Maybe they hangout online at BCF (Bizzarrini Cars Forum)? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif


PC.

coldplugs
08-31-2006, 09:01 PM
I can't get excited about the modern cars but I'm impressed by the mix of real classics at these informal events. We don't get anywhere near that collection even at our biggest show in the state.

Our (supposedly) most successful weekly informal meet happens a few miles from my place on Thursday evenings and usually consists of about 15 vehicles, mostly trucks.

sideache
08-31-2006, 10:40 PM
I go to Crystal Cove about once a month. There are different cars there all the time. The fun thing is - there is just as many cool cars in the side parking lots that didn't get there in time to get a space. I always hear people say that Crystal Cove is snobby, but I have never experienced that - and I show up in my surf blue Mini. Can't wait to drive down with my Sprite when I get done.

There is another great car gathering at the Donut Shop in Huntington Beach. Mostly American cars - but lots of cool stuff. It is usually bigger than CC. It also happens every Saturday.

richards
09-07-2006, 06:25 PM
ISO
with Chevy motors.
very very nice.