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Mar
09

Winnipeg World of Wheels Sneak Preview

Winnipeg World of Wheels opens today, which un-officially opens the car show season.  Unlike most shows, this one ain’t free-$9, tickets available at the door or at any Piston Ring location here in town.  It’s a small price to pay, considering what you get to see.  And while you’re there, look out for the guy with the camera following the A&W Root Bear around-that’s me.  I will be there all weekend following the show for A&W’s “Cruisin’ the Dub,” and we’d love to get a shot of you getting a free Root Bear Hug.

 

Pink Pickup at Winnipeg World of Wheels

Willy's Garage bikePaul “Willy” Williamson’s Harley Davidson sportster, with its new WWII-themed airbrush paint job

Audi R8 at Winnipeg World of Wheels“Mr. Stark, your car is here….”

Atomic Pink Bubble Top Car

A Trunk Full of Trophies

Impala SS Stock Car

Dave Tiechrow's "Manitoba Kid" 1937 Ford, powered by '38 Lincoln V12Dave Tiechrow’s 1937 Ford business coupe, powered by an all-original 1938 Lincoln V12.  As seen at the A&W “Cruisin the Dub” booth, where the photographer will be hanging out most of the weekend

"El Diablos" car club challenge“El Diablos” club challenge, sponsored by Trader Publications (auto trader, classic car trader, etc)

Dodge Super BeeThe license plate reads “2HLNBK”

2009 Dodge Charger police carYes, it’s a real police car.  And yes, we’re all screwed.

Mini Rat BikeGreaser the Clown’s bike acts never seemed to fit in with the rest of the circus

Tony Costas' 1959 Olds Rat RodTony Costas’ 1959 Oldsmobile Rat Rod

Rat BugThis is the third, and shiniest, version of this rat rod Volkswagen Beetle seen on this site.  Check out the last incarnation here.

Oldskool T-bucketAccording to legend, this (very) oldskool T-bucket was on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine back in the 50’s.

Marathon Checker CabWell, my cab is here-I gotta jet.  Stop by the A&W Booth, pick up a stuffed A&W bear and say hi!

 

 That’s it for today, but click herehere, and here for more World of Wheels coverage.  Or, click here to see the MSRA-Rondex Rodarama indoor car show And if that’s not enough check out the Facebook group by clicking here.  It’s a great chance to meet fellow gearheads, talk shop, and post pictures of your own bitchin’ ride.


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