Event Coverage: Mega Speed 2013 – Part 3

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Sorry for the delay between parts two and part three of the 2013 Mega Speed Coverage it wasn’t really intentional, I just got busy getting a few ducks in a row (more on said ducks next week).

Today’s wrap up coverage has a little bit of everything that you couldn’t find in the previous posts.

Vans

Have to respect ‘vanners’ for doing whatever they want and not giving a damn what other people think. I probably spend more time than I should looking at vans to be honest.

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65 Ford Econline line affectionetly known as The Grasshopper
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No missing that intake setup
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This van was fairly morbidly decked out
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The George Barris SuperVan in it’s freshly restored glory
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Underneath all that custom body work, sparkle paint, and red shag is a 66 Dodge Tradesmen
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I’m almost positive growing up one of the (old) phones in our house was the one on the back wall of this van
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You couldn’t pay me to get in a van with shag carpeting but some of the Mega Speed Models did for the sunshine girl shoot

Car Stars

I wonder if in say, fifteen years or so, people will start to make replicas of cars from the Fast & The Furious series? I suppose for that to work they would have to stick around from movie to move.

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Oddly enough this car had Ironman playing on a screen in the trunk. I guess the owner wasn’t a fan of the Seth Rogan’s Green Hornet either
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There’s no doubt in my mind that I have seen each of these at Street Classics Cruise In before

Lowriders

There were a few lowriders at the show but they were parked in high foot traffic area that didn’t lend itself to great shots. I’ll see them again as the season progresses for sure though.

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This Impala has such a classic Cali style
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Majestics Toronto and Switches N Thangs holding it down in Hall 1
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It was great to see this car completed for the show, I wasn’t expecting to see it until the summer
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All the chrome and mirrors actually made this car somewhat difficult to shoot
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I should be taking some more photos of this sooner rather than later…

Classics and Customs

It took me awhile to see the vehicles in halls one and two but like years previous they didn’t disappoint in the least.

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This is one of a handful of cars I really regret not taking more photos of
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Probably be awhile before I see something like it again…
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The owner of this Buick turbo six powered Camaro drove this car through the snow to the show as it sits.
Long time readers might recall when this car was blue
Long time readers might recall when this car was blue
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Boothill Automotive Reseruction’s other show stopper, Rick Nash’s Camaro
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Trans Am Rocking Forgelines
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The wheel choice on this GTO was interesting, can’t say I see mesh wheels on GTO’s too often
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Class winning, big blower, Camaro
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One of the more fitting uses of the “Remove before flight” tag I’ve seen
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This Lincoln was one of those cars that was so well done it looks like it could have come that way from the factory
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It’s hard to describe the amount of work in this without showing you the owners build log
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This Buick Sedanette was pretty wild, and bright
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These Fords are really growing on me
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This actually reminds me quite a bit of Chuck’s 56
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In addition to being gorgeous this truck made me want creamsicles
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The paint was beautiful…
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I kind of want to take before and mount it to my nitro RC.
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Classic flames here
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Performance Improvements is building this Factory Five for their 50th Anniversary. I’m hoping to pop by and check in on this car as it progresses
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Lots of gold leaf on this build, which as the plate implies was all steel
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Hitman Hotrods T bucket
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The purple lights shining on ‘The Booch’ always make shooting it a bit of a challenge
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This 36 Ford known as the time bomb is absolutely perfect in my eyes
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Nice touch with the wheels matching the interior on this
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’32 Ford on a Multimatic frame featuring their very unique ‘in wheel’ suspension
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The damper is actually the gold and blue unit you see bolted to the firewall, apparently it’s a significant handling improvement compared to other options on the market
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The  finish on this car was impeccable, which makes sense considering where it is parked
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Love the way the white walls pop on this car. Wish there was a way to have the roof a darker black

That’s pretty well it from Mega Speed 2013 but a few more cars might make their way up to the fanpage over the next few weeks.

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