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Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage March 14th
Replies: 1
Views: 2,779
Posted By Wendell
EuroBrit Car & Bike Show 2015

EuroBrit Auto & Bike Expo 2015 :drive:
An all European car & bike show. Starts the evening of June 5th with a scenic drive around the Huntsville, AL area ending with a dinner provided by North...
Forum: General Discussions May 15th
Replies: 4
Views: 2,972
Posted By Wendell
The big one in July is the one I was looking for....

The big one in July is the one I was looking for. A friend wants to bring his resto-modded 55 Cheby ragtop down from TN/KY for it.
Forum: General Discussions May 14th
Replies: 4
Views: 2,972
Posted By Wendell
Point Mallard show?

I don't see this show on anywhere on the calendar. What used to be the Saginaw plant show and moved to Point Mallard in Decatur a couple years ago. Will they have one this year? Always enjoyed that...
Forum: What's New July 7th
Replies: 8
Views: 4,563
Posted By Wendell
I had one for 24 hours this week. They gave me an...

I had one for 24 hours this week. They gave me an "S" with the supercharged V6. Anthracite grey with brown leather package and the optional sport suspension. Was great fun while it lasted. Was...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage July 7th
Replies: 8
Views: 3,166
Posted By Wendell
F-type drive

Yeah, had it for 24 hours this week. They gave me an "S" with the supercharged V6. Anthracite grey with brown leather package and the optional sport suspension. Was great fun while it lasted. Was...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage June 27th
Replies: 8
Views: 3,166
Posted By Wendell
I get a test drive for 24 hours next week. ...

I get a test drive for 24 hours next week.

Missed the party, had to babysit my grandson so my daughter Donna that works for Century got me one for 24 hours to make up for it.
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage February 22nd
Replies: 4
Views: 2,480
Posted By Wendell
EuroBrit Auto & Bike Expo 2013

North Alabama British Motoring Society (NABMS) will hold its annual EuroBrit Car Show. This event is open to ALL European cars & motorcycles. Friday evening will be a scenic drive in the local area...
Forum: General Discussions November 24th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,644
Posted By Wendell
I realize that you get paid to give the customer...

I realize that you get paid to give the customer what he wants. I've seen your work and it is great.

The original inline-6 can be built to get 30-mpg using modern technology.
Forum: General Discussions November 24th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,644
Posted By Wendell
Is the owner aware that sometimes going smaller...

Is the owner aware that sometimes going smaller won't necessarily improve mpg? 52 Chevy Truck is about 4-times the weight of a VW TDI. I'm not a horsepower fanatic and do appreciate more with less...
Forum: General Discussions June 24th
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By Wendell
If this position is to update the manual, you...

If this position is to update the manual, you might also add that it is actually writing, editing and/or verifying procedures and equipment and not painting actual aircraft.

I used to write/edit...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage April 25th
Replies: 108
Views: 23,267
Posted By Wendell
Yeah, some of us where at the autocross. Had to...

Yeah, some of us where at the autocross. Had to flip a coin on this myself as I'm usually there. Autocrossed instead. Should went to this instead, didn't do so well autocrossing other than dialing in...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage March 28th
Replies: 26
Views: 5,698
Posted By Wendell
EuroBrit Car & Bike Show

An all European car & bike show. Starts the evening of Jun 1st with a scenic drive around the Huntsville, AL area ending with a BBQ dinner provided by North Alabama British Motoring Society....
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage December 31st
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By Wendell
Wish I'd have known about this earlier, would...

Wish I'd have known about this earlier, would have been there. Having another one soon? Always up to take the Opel GT out to get some excercise.
Forum: Show and Shine November 20th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 810,341
Posted By Wendell
Should be 4-speed manual on the column also. Got...

Should be 4-speed manual on the column also. Got to drive one as a teen once. The owner rode in the passenger seat teaching me about the column shift. I'd driven 3-on-the-tree before but not 4....
Forum: General Discussions November 19th
Replies: 45
Views: 8,567
Posted By Wendell
Our maybe there was another reason. :D jk I...

Our maybe there was another reason. :D jk
I graduated High School at 17 also and joined the military at 17 too. Had to do with birth month and starting school. The down side was I couldn't drive...
Forum: General Discussions November 19th
Replies: 5
Views: 1,915
Posted By Wendell
I have a set of those rims with dual valve stems...

I have a set of those rims with dual valve stems for the Miata. Same manufacturer and design, only to fit 2nd gen Miata. Even have the red metal valve stems. Have the R-comps mounted on them. ITSFAST...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage September 8th
Replies: 15
Views: 4,628
Posted By Wendell
Been wanting something like this here for a...

Been wanting something like this here for a while. Didn't know how to organize one myself. As I get up earlier than that during the week for work, that is actually sleeping in for me. Take a nap...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage February 15th
Replies: 6
Views: 3,287
Posted By Wendell
EuroBrit Car & Bike Show

http://newpics.huntsvillecarscene.com/photos/1240502137_6VStC-M.jpg
North Alabama British Motoring Society (NABMS) is sponsoring its annual EuroBrit Car and Motorcycle Show at Dublin Park in Madison...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage February 15th
Replies: 19
Views: 6,952
Posted By Wendell
EuroBrit Auto & Bike Expo

North Alabama British Motoring Society (NABMS) will hold its annual EuroBrit Car Show. This event is open to ALL European cars & motorcycles. Friday will be a scenic drive followed by dinner & social...
Forum: General Discussions August 21st
Replies: 14
Views: 3,442
Posted By Wendell
Mainly what coupemama said. Whoever is holding...

Mainly what coupemama said. Whoever is holding the show has expenses for the show. Been there done that with NABMS. Trophies cost, site sometimes cost, then theres insurance, misc, etc. And often the...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage June 26th
Replies: 2
Views: 2,567
Posted By Wendell
Had a great turn out. 93 entrants in the show....

Had a great turn out. 93 entrants in the show. Some came from as far as Atlanta to attend this show. Great mix of European cars from BMW to Porsche, VWs to Volvo, and of course Jags, MGs and Triumphs...
Forum: Introductions June 26th
Replies: 177
Views: 28,217
Posted By Wendell
It's debut showing was June 6th at NABMS (North...

It's debut showing was June 6th at NABMS (North Alabama British Motoring Society) Annual EuroBrit Car Show at Dublin Park in Madison. It placed 2nd in class next to a big-buck resto 72 Opel GT that...
Forum: Introductions June 24th
Replies: 177
Views: 28,217
Posted By Wendell
Yeah. Same team designed both. The Opel GT was...

Yeah. Same team designed both. The Opel GT was designed first, then the `vette. Although it took longer for the Opel to hit the market - thanks to the beancounters.
Forum: Introductions June 24th
Replies: 177
Views: 28,217
Posted By Wendell
Mines an all numbers matching, all original car...

Mines an all numbers matching, all original car that I have the documented history on since it came off the showroom floor. Too nice to hot rod so I restored it to almost original, only changes are a...
Forum: Introductions June 24th
Replies: 177
Views: 28,217
Posted By Wendell
Yeah I messed up my first post. :confused: Samir...

Yeah I messed up my first post. :confused: Samir go ahead and delete it. Let me try again. It's hard to teach old dogs new tricks. :p :confused:
...
Forum: Introductions June 24th
Replies: 177
Views: 28,217
Posted By Wendell
Hi, I'm Wendell and here's my toy that I've been...

Hi, I'm Wendell and here's my toy that I've been working on for a few years. It now runs and drives but not quite finished.

http://www.opelgt.com/?photo=14791

1970 Opel GT
Forum: General Discussions November 5th
Replies: 216
Views: 24,982
Posted By Wendell
uhh...no! It's a Mirada, a sleeker, slightly...

uhh...no! It's a Mirada, a sleeker, slightly smaller version of the Magnum. The Magnum was larger, same size as the Chrysler Cordoba. My dad had a Magnum XE, he called it his old man's sports car :D .
Forum: General Discussions November 5th
Replies: 216
Views: 24,982
Posted By Wendell
This is a rear view of the front half of a Lotus...

This is a rear view of the front half of a Lotus Europa. Small rear window,fiberglass body, mid-engine/transaxle (which is missing in the photo). There is one (complete and running) here in Madison...
Forum: General Discussions September 13th
Replies: 47
Views: 9,251
Posted By Wendell
My turn. About 1993 time frame. My oldest...

My turn. About 1993 time frame. My oldest daughter was about 12 at the time and I drove out to CA to pick up my 70 Opel GT from my dad. I stopped in MO to pick up a uhaul trailer filled with my...
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