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Carlisle Events
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Carlisle Events

2011 Schedule of Events:

Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals
May 20-22

Carlisle Ford Nationals
June 3-5

Carlisle GM Nationals
June 24-26

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals
July 8-10

Carlisle Bike Fest
July 22-24

Carlisle Truck Nationals
August 5-7

Corvettes at Carlisle
August 26-28

Fall Carlisle & Auction
Sept. 28-Oct. 2

 

Upcoming Events
If you would like your event featured here, email us with details.

Cruise For a Knight
5/21/2011
York, PA
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Boonslick People First Sister Supportive Living
5/21/2011
Boonville, MO
e-mail

Steve Mullins Benefit Car & Bike Show
5/21/2011
Independence, MO
e-mail

Hill County Street Rods Show N Go
5/21/2011
Austin, TX
e-mail

4th Annual Franklin County Boy's & Girl's Club Car & Truck Show
5/21/2011
Franklinton, NC
e-mail

McDowell Mission Ministries 3rd Annual Car Show
5/21/2011
Marion, NC
website

Piggott Heritage Park Car Show
5/21/2011
Piggott, AR
e-mail

Groesbeck Lions Club Car Show
5/21/2011
Mexia, TX
e-mail

Cruise in at the Convo
5/21/2011
Athens, OH
e-mail

Blount County Open Car & Truck Show
5/21/2011
Vonore, TN
e-mail

Charity Car Shown-All Makes Models
5/21/2011
Graham, NC
e-mail

KlasAct Corvette All Spring All Vehicle Car Show
5/21/2011
Florissant, MO
website

3rd Annual North Union Band Booster Car Show
5/21/2011
Marysville, OH
e-mail

Crawdad Days Car Show
5/21/2011
Harrison, AR
e-mail

Boothe Memorial Park & Museum-Antique & Classic Car Show
5/21/2011
Norwalk, CT
website

Rolling Rods Classic Car Club Events
5/21/2011
Glasgow, KY
e-mail

Sentimental Cruisers Car Club-5th Annual Car & Truck Show Benefit
5/21/2011
Forked River, NJ
e-mail

Auto-Fest 2K11
5/21/2011
Dundalk, MD
website

Tiger 100 Bike Rally & Car Show
5/21/2011
Broken Arrow, OK
e-mail

CFC Cruise-In
5/22/2011
Westerville, OH
website

29th Lone Star Classic Chevy Convention 5/27/2011 Dallas, TX
e-mail

Furniture Connexion Cruise-In & Car Show
5/22/2011
Portland, OR
e-mail

Cool Cars for a Cure
5/22/2011
Beech Grove, IN
e-mail

St. Patrick's Sixth Annual Car Show Fundraiser
5/22/2011
Lake Grove, NY
e-mail

Cars at the Park 2011
5/22/2011
Rockaway, NJ
website

Old Fashioned Days Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show
5/22/2011
Arcanum, OH
e-mail

Wind Gap Car Show "Cruise to the Gap"
5/22/2011
Pen Argyl, PA
e-mail

Elmwood Park Vol AMB Corps 6th Annual Auto Show
5/22/2011
Elmwood Park, NJ
e-mail

The Livonia Jaycees Present Cruise for a Cause
5/22/2011
Livonia, MI
e-mail

Special Needs Boy Scout Troop 390-2nd Annual Car Show
5/22/2011
Warren, MI
e-mail

New York Autofest 2011
5/22/2011
Syosset, NY
website

American Reflections 11th Annual Open Car Show
5/22/2011
Yakima, WA
website

FJ Bruisers: Mudfling V Event
5/27/2011
Martinsburg, WV
e-mail

Springfield Swap Meet Car Show
5/27/2011
Xenia, OH
e-mail

Plymouth Volksfest
5/27/2011
Plymouth, UK
website

Cruizin with the Oldies
5/27/2011
Casper, WY
e-mail

Quad City Camaro Car Show
5/28/2011
Silvis, IL
e-mail

First Annual Car Show
5/28/2011
Greenwood, DE
website

Kruzin Mt. Magazine Car Show
5/28/2011
Havana, AR
e-mail

Wheels & Deals Car Show & Flea Market
5/28/2011
Coatesville, PA
e-mail

7th Annual "Vettes in the Valley" Corvette Show
5/28/2011
Maggie Valley, NC
e-mail

California Dreamin Expo
5/29/2011
Ringwood, UK
website

The Street Survivors of MD-Memorial Day Car Show
5/29/2011
Baltimore, MD
e-mail

Bobs Big Boy Spring Breakout Cruise
5/29/2011
Corona, CA
e-mail

Ye Olde Mill Rod Run Picnic
5/29/2011
Newark, OH
e-mail

LCCI-Central Arizona Lambda Car Club Grand Invitational Meet
5/30/2011
Glendale, AZ
e-mail

Car Cruises
5/30/2011
Salem, OR
e-mail

Perks Drive Thru
5/30/2011
Gilberts, IL
e-mail

2011 Super Cruise-In South Georgia Classic Car Club
5/30/2011
Valdosta, GA
e-mail

2011 Climax Memorial/Founders Day Car Show
5/30/2011
Climax, MI
e-mail

Carolina Collector Auto Fest-Summer
5/31/2011
Hillsborough, NC
e-mail

Mopars Unlimited of Idaho Annual Show
6/1/2011
Star, ID
e-mail

12th Annual Dakota R/T Club National Meet
6/2/2011
Ypsilanti, MI
e-mail

Krusin Klassics 26th Annual Car Show & Swap Meet
6/3/2011
Escanaba, MI
website

11th Annual Razorback Ramble
6/3/2011
Jonesboro, AR
website

Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce
6/4/2011
Atlantic Highlands, NJ
e-mail

Classic Car Show
6/4/2011
Rockford, MI
e-mail

Cruisin the Ourchitas-Open Car Truck & Motorcycle Show
6/4/2011
Mena, AR
e-mail

MiFbody-7th Annual Meet & Greet Car Show
6/4/2011
Macomb, MI
website

Heartland Rod Run
6/4/2011
Early, TX
website

Corridor Car Show
6/4/2011
Springfield, OR
e-mail

Vettes of Coastal Maine
6/5/2011
Rockland, ME
website

17th Annual Corvettes & Jaguars at Linden Hall
6/5/2011
Uniontown, PA
e-mail

Mopars in Motion
6/5/2011
Middleton, CT
e-mail

5th Annual CSA Fund Raiser Car & Motorcycle Show
6/5/2011
New Providence, NJ
e-mail

18th Annual Canyon Cruise
6/5/2011
Placentia, CA
e-mail

Skippack Village International Car Show
6/5/2011
Skippack, PA
e-mail

Autos Walk
6/5/2011
St. Paul, MN
e-mail

2011 Deleware Valley River Camaro Club Show
6/5/2011
Swedesboro, NJ
e-mail

Mopars in Motion
6/5/2011
Middletown, CT
e-mail

25th Helper City Outlaw Car Show & Cruise
6/7/2011
Helper, UT
e-mail

Full Size Jeep ECI Event
6/9/2011
Florence, SC
e-mail

Windy City Z Club
6/10/2011
Schaumburg, IL
e-mail

June Super Cruise
6/11/2011
Niagara Falls, NY
e-mail

4th Annual NCCO All Corvette Show
6/11/2011
Norman, OK
e-mail

Vine Grove United Methodist Church WWJD Car Show
6/11/2011
Radcliff, KY
e-mail

Montana Benefit Car Show
6/11/2011
Missoula, MT
e-mail

Datsun Car Show
6/11/2011
Canby, OR
e-mail

2011 National Xterra Meet
6/11/2011
Mufreesboro, TN
e-mail

Pawnee Prairie Days Festival Car Show
6/11/2011
Pawnee, IL
e-mail

Extraordinary Fantasies Car Club Benefit Show
6/11/2011
Ada, OK
e-mail

Ogden Celebration Car Show
6/11/2011
Ogden, IL
e-mail

Corvette Cruise In
6/11/2011
Amsterdam, NY
e-mail

Modball Rally in 2011
6/11/2011
London, UK
e-mail

Touch of England Car Show
6/11/2011
Ramsey, NJ
e-mail

Checker Club of America 2011 National Convention
6/12/2011
Springfield, IL
e-mail

10th Annual Benefit Car Show
6/12/2011
Colorado Springs, CO
e-mail

Tulley Buick-Pontiac-GMC Show/2011 Buick Club of America National Meet
6/12/2011
Hollis, NH
e-mail

The 23rd Running of TLCA's Rubithon
6/14/2011
Walnut Creek, CA
e-mail

Rose City Round Up
6/15/2011
Portland, OR
e-mail

39th Annual Rods & Relics Rod Run
6/17/2011
Ozark, MO
e-mail

Rose City Round Up
6/15/2011
Portland, OR
e-mail

Famous 50's Northeast Nationals
6/16/2011
Amsterdam, NY
e-mail

Swing into Summer Festival & Car Show
6/17/2011
Stockton, KS
e-mail

Koyote Kruisers Show Shine
6/17/2011
Winnemucca, NV
e-mail

39th Annual Rods & Relics Rod Run
6/17/2011
Ozark, MO
website

Heartland Cruise Car Show
6/17/2011
Weatherford, OK
website

The Hot Spot Car Rally-20th Annual Car Show
6/18/2011
Thermopolis, WY
e-mail

Heart of Carolina Street Rodders Charity Rod Run
6/18/2011
Mocksville, NC
e-mail

31st Annual Fun Run
6/18/2011
Martinton, IL
e-mail

16th Annual Mopar Muscle Club of NM Mopar Fest Car Show
6/18/2011
Rio Rancho, NM
e-mail

Truck Show
6/18/2011
Whitecloud, MI
e-mail

Laguna Niguel Car Show/Carnival
6/18/2011
Laguna Niguel, CA
e-mail

Bootleggers Boy Scout Benefit
6/18/2011
Fort Wayne, IN
e-mail

Colorado Cruisers & Young Life Car Show
6/18/2011
Craig, CO
e-mail

Clarkson Car Show Shine
6/18/2011
Clarkson, NE
e-mail

Corvette Chevy & Street Rod Father's Day Car Show
6/19/2011
Waukegan, IL
website

Euro Car Show 2011
6/19/2011
Liverpool, NY
e-mail

Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club
6/19/2011
Clarks Summit, PA
e-mail

BerettaFest 2011
6/23/2011
Denmark, WI
website

Juicers Car Club 2011 Car Shows
6/23/2011
Trenton, NJ
e-mail

Mid-Atlantic Early Broncos-13th Annual East Coast Bronco Round Up
6/23/2011
Manassas, VA
e-mail

Heartland Nova Reunion
6/24/2011
Coralville, IA
website

North Country Car Club
6/24/2011
Warroad, MN
e-mail

Wolverine 4-Wheelers 10th Anniversary Charity 4x4 Truck & Jeep Show
6/25/2011
Madison Heights, MI
e-mail

Cool City Classic Car Show
6/25/2011
Two Rivers, WI
e-mail

Bethany Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Car Truck & Bike Show
6/25/2011
Bristol, CT
e-mail

Northglenn Elks 5th Annual Car Craft & Food
6/25/2011
Denver, CO
e-mail

GE Meek Family Cruise In Car Show for Parkinsons
6/25/2011
Westerville, OH
e-mail

Edison EMS2 Annual Car/Bike Show & Craft Fair
6/25/2011
Edison, NJ
e-mail

TRAC "Brits by the Bay" Car Show
6/25/2011
Monkton, MD
e-mail

Al Azhar 6th Annual Show & Shrine Car Show
6/25/2011
Calgary, AB
e-mail

Benefiz Cabri & Tuningcar Treffen mit US Cars
6/25/2011
Braunau, Austria
e-mail

Sweet Home Sweet Ride
6/25/2011
Sweet Home, OR
website

Ye Olde Auto Club-2nd Annual Car Show
6/26/2011
Brighton, CO
e-mail

Piscatauis Cruise-In
6/26/2011
Dover-Foxcroft, ME
e-mail

Classic Rides of Portland
6/26/2011
Portland, OR
e-mail

BSA Troop 145 Car Truck & Motorcycle Show
6/26/2011
Clark, NJ
e-mail

Queen City Mustangers
6/26/2011
West Chester Township, OH
website

Rancho Cucamonga Firefighters Benefit Car Show
6/26/2011
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
e-mail

Victoria Swap Meet Car Show & Social Gathering
6/26/2011
Sidney, BC
e-mail

Hackensack Car Show
6/26/2011
Hackensack, NJ
website

Compass School Silent Auction
6/30/2011
North Kingstown, RI
e-mail

Mopars Unlimited of Idaho
6/30/2011
Star, ID
e-mail

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Forum of the Month

ElantraClub.com

ElantraClub is one of the largest, most active Hyundai-based communities online. From vehicle maintenance and detailing, to appearance and performance modifications, they got it all covered. All generations of the Hyundai Elantra, other key Hyundai models and even various Kia models are discussed at EC. You'll find a large selection of product reviews, member garages, do-it-yourself projects, a wiki, an active marketplace and much more. Please register as a club member for full access to the forum and additional member-only features.

If you are the administrator or member of a forum and you would like to see your website featured in an upcoming newsletter and receive a discount code to share with your members, contact cynthia@rockauto.com.

 

 

Repair Mistakes & Blunders

Ouch!

I decided I needed to add a fuel pressure gauge to my 1980 Fiat Spider, carbureted version. As I set about my tool selection on the cowl in preparation for this task, I included a can of red pop for refreshment.

The task was simple. Remove enough of the rubber hose to accommodate the length of the gauge, add the gauge and clamp it in place. Well, I forgot several things along the way to accomplishing this minor job. The length of rubber hose with metal cased gauge on the end was top heavy. The hose was full of fuel, so it dribbled about my hands, and the work area quite readily. Eventually the top heavy assembly tipped over and the metal case of the gauge touched the exposed positive stud of my alternator, creating a spark.

You guessed it; instant engine bay fire. I quickly discovered that no amount of blowing and puffing from me was going to put out this fire. Looking behind me I was reminded that another vehicle sat between me and the fire extinguisher. What to do? If I let go of the fuel line, more fuel would spill. Then I recalled the can of red pop; which I poured over the flames to extinguish the fire.

Lessons learned:

  1. Always disconnect the battery when working under the hood.
  2. Always store fire extinguishers in easy to reach places.
  3. Red pop can be used for more than just refreshment.

Mike in Michigan

 

Tell us about your most infamous auto repair blunder or unconventional fix. Use your woe to help others avoid similar mistakes or share off-the-wall solutions that worked (at least for awhile!). Please email your story to flamur@rockauto.com. Include your mailing address and shirt size (large or extra large) and we will mail you a RockAuto "Do it yourself?" t-shirt if we publish your story (see the t-shirts under Extras in the catalog). The story will be credited using only your first name and your vague geographic location (state, province, country, continent, etc.) so you can remain semi-anonymous!

 

 

Automotive Trivia

Automotive Trivia

What was the first mass produced car with a hatchback?

A. 1922 Haynes Couplet
B. 1949 Kaiser Traveler
C. 1954 Studebaker Commander
D. 1970 AMC Gremlin

Answer below

 

 

AC System Blowing Warm Air

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Is your AC system blowing warm air or hardly any air at all? Before you charge in and replace the AC compressor, condenser, receiver drier, and other major AC parts, watch this video by master technician, Pat Goss.

Tom Taylor,
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Benjamin's 1998 Buick Regal GS

Benjamin's 1998 Buick Regal GS

This is my unique 1998 Buick Regal GS. What? Those are a dime a dozen, how can you call that unique? I can because this Regal is far from stock. The hood/ram air on my car is inspired by a 1970 Buick GSX. The hood also include portholes (which was made popular a long time ago by Buick) for another touch of Buick heritage. The badges are from the '86 Buick Century Gran Sport, but fit very well with the car and heritage retaining the Power6 logo. The engine in the car is out of a 2006 Grand Prix (L32) and was originally supercharged, but now turbocharged. Currently I am probably the only one running this setup as I use the Australian Holden Commodore intake with this turbo kit.

I have bought many parts from RockAuto for this car (and for all of my other projects) including suspension components and LS1 brake calipers. These, along with many other RockAuto parts over the years has helped build this car into what it is today.

Thanks,
Benjamin in Indiana

 

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Do you purchase parts from RockAuto? If so, RockAuto would like to feature you & your car or truck in our monthly newsletter. Please e-mail flamur@rockauto.com with your vehicle's history, interesting details, and what parts from RockAuto you have used.

 

 

Let RockAuto Help

Are you organizing a car show or other auto related event?

Are you organizing a car show or other auto related event? From goody bag stuffers to gift certificates...we can help. We can even publicize your event in our newsletter.

Just send us an email with information about your show.

 

 

Automotive Trivia Answer

Automotive Trivia

What was the first mass produced car with a hatchback?

Answer: B 1949 Kaiser Traveler, also later sold as the more luxurious Frazer Vagabond

1949 Kaiser Traveler.  Thank you aldenjewell!

 

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