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    1. Member eurotrsh's Avatar
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      01-20-2010 10:21 AM #1
      He we are again people!
      Great Lakes GTG 7!
      It's Buffalo's DubsintheBuff's turn to host this cool, laid back GTG. This is a great start to kick off the show season as a non-competitive, BBQ and BS sort of day.
      Each year the GTG grows, we're hoping to continue the trend and have this be the largest one yet.
      One new thing we're going to bring to the table this year is to help others that are less fortunate. It is few and far between that car clubs really give back to the community, so we'd like to take this opportunity to ask for you to support a local non-profit organization, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Niagara. Whether it be $1, $5 or $20...every dollar helps.
      Venue and GTG Sponsor:
      Blackforest Motorsport http://www.blackforestmotorsport.com
      Raffle Info:
      Black Forest Motorsport will be giving away a host of raffle prizes, so don’t be afraid to buy tickets. Rest assured that 100% of this money will be going directly to Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Black Forest Motorsport is not being reimbursed for the event space, time spent, or any of the raffle materials. Your entrance donation will score you 1 ticket but like I said above feel free to buy more!

      $1 - 1 ticket
      $5 - 6 tickets
      $10 - 14 tickets
      $20 - 30 tickets

      Grand Prize will be a GIAC performance chip/flash with every option loaded.
      Option list:
      · 91/93 octane performance
      · Stock
      · Valet
      · Race
      · Kill
      · Firewall
      Note: not all switching options are available for every car
      Note: switching can either be performed using GIAC’s hand-held flashloader ($150) or by the GIAC switching software available at no cost on http://www.GIACusa.com (you will need a compatible diagnostic cable and laptop for this)
      Estimated value is up to $950
      2nd prize: New generation 8GB iPod nano (black) (est value $149)
      3rd prize: Complete synthetic oil service (value up to $90) or a GermanAutoParts giftcard for the non-locals
      4th prize: NYS inspection (value $21)
      Other prizes: Black Forest Motorsport hats, shirts and hoodies (values between $12 and $40) as well as Phatman Boardshops will be pitching in some swag.
      Sponsors for our donation Big Brothers Big Sisters:
      HOD Tattoo http://www.hodtattoo.com
      Phatman Boardshop http://www.phatmanboardshop.com
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      Date:
      May 16th, 2010
      12:00pm

      Location:
      Beaver Island State Park
      2136 West Oakfield Road
      Grand Island, NY 14072

      Directions:
      -If you are coming here from south of Buffalo (Erie, Cleveland, etc) DO NOT TAKE I-190 that your directions will most likely give you. Pass that and take I-290 as I will give in the following links. You dont have to use that mid-point, thats only if you plan on heading in early and meeting up with the Buffalo crew for the cruise in.
      -THERE IS CONSTRUCTION ON THE SOUTH GRAND ISLAND BRIDGE-THERE ARE SIGNS POINTING OUT "BUMPS".
      -With that said here are a series of directions for people coming from any of the 3 possible ways in:

      From Rochester/Syracuse/anywhere east of Buffalo:
      From the East


      From Erie/Cleveland/anywhere south of Buffalo:
      From the South


      From Canada:
      From the North


      No glass allowed in the park.
      Restrooms will be open and available.
      *Please note that the venue was not free, please be respectful of the park and keep it clean.

      We wanted everyone to have 'smoothish' roads, restrooms and an easy to get to location for the out-of-towners.
      For those of you that need to leave for food, etc. There are a handful of places to grab a bite within 5min of the park. Also a grocery store within the same vicinity.

      Meetup for locals and early birds:
      Walker Plaza
      5140 Main St
Williamsville, NY 14221
      10:30 am
      Get some coffee, wait for the slowpöks and head to the park around 11:15-ish.
      For the rest of the people coming in, you can show up whenever you please.



      Last edited by eurotrsh; 05-08-2010 at 11:30 AM.

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      01-20-2010 12:06 PM #2
      Hawt! Will mark it down on da Calendar. I foresee a lot of mileage getting put on the GTi in April/May.
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      01-20-2010 12:33 PM #3
      This was fun last year, Kool Haus killed it.
      Kool Haus- Get Low.

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      01-21-2010 01:25 PM #4
      hmmm just a quick step across the border eh....

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      01-21-2010 02:31 PM #5
      how long was the drive down, Spence?
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      01-21-2010 03:58 PM #6
      Where the GTG is located about 15min from the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls
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      01-22-2010 12:32 AM #7
      I think I'll be heading down to this in the coupe.
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      01-27-2010 06:30 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by TealBucket »
      I think I'll be heading down to this in the coupe.

      word is most of DUB'N IN THE DOT is rolling down!

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      01-27-2010 07:46 PM #9
      I'm in [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] my guess is we'll figure out a meeting place closer to the date for all the GTA people

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      01-27-2010 08:20 PM #10
      wooooooo
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      01-27-2010 11:40 PM #11
      Quote, originally posted by TealBucket »
      I think I'll be heading down to this in the coupe.

      Oh yes...I as well

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      01-28-2010 12:05 AM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Crazy Hungarian »
      Oh yes...I as well


      sweet, im currenty 4 wheels away from heavy hitter status.. or at least id like to think so... got a huge parts list that needs installing before then !

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      01-28-2010 12:26 AM #13
      sounds like a blast. have to see how things look closer to the date but thinkin maybe head down and meet up with some ontario guys to head over there with.
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      01-28-2010 12:30 AM #14
      Will see if I can have some Ottawa guys roll down to this.
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      01-28-2010 01:29 AM #15
      Lets make this BIG! Ontario rolling deeeeeeeeeeeeep yaaaaaaaaallll
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      check your phone bro, no missed calls.

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      01-28-2010 09:01 AM #16
      y'all can throw spare parts in the caddy
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      Homo sapiens breathe in the earth's atmosphere at ~14.69 psi, why shouldn't some of our engines?

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      01-28-2010 11:13 AM #17
      Quote, originally posted by vee_dubb_ya »
      y'all can throw spare parts in the caddy

      we need to source a Freedom Grill for that tailgate Garrett

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      01-28-2010 06:56 PM #18
      2 hours at most for toronto,i think il trek down for it.

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      01-31-2010 08:34 PM #19
      Im in on this ride only 2:30 min to get there [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      Going to get out this year as i was lazy as **** last summer.
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      I'm in.

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      02-02-2010 11:25 PM #22
      On my bday too? damn, I'll try to show up
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      02-03-2010 11:11 AM #23
      20 mins away from the Anchor too....mmm Mecca of Wings

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      chase the Rat
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      We'll be there Dan!
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