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      04-13-2012 10:37 AM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by Mosbius Designs View Post
      When the dealership guys are taking up prime real estate from the rare cars that deserve to be up front, then yes - I have a problem with it.
      Yup I agree.. even if it was a Smart car. It's funny to see the number of people selling cars here though. That Saleen was for sale for $399k.. and the paint on the rear fender had paint burns from someone taking a buffer to it. Last week a limo company showed up w/the Packard and the RR and were playing music. That was kinda annoying having them bonk into my car constantly.

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      04-13-2012 11:28 AM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by Mosbius Designs View Post
      When the dealership guys are taking up prime real estate from the rare cars that deserve to be up front, then yes - I have a problem with it.
      I can see your point, but the cars that I drive to our local C&C are more than worthy to park amongst the rest of the cars...just becuase I sell cars doesn't mean I'm not an enthusiast.

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      04-13-2012 11:39 AM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by GTurboI View Post
      I can see your point, but the cars that I drive to our local C&C are more than worthy to park amongst the rest of the cars...just becuase I sell cars doesn't mean I'm not an enthusiast.
      It's a car show, not a car sale. There's plenty of dealership lots for people who want to buy cars.
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      04-13-2012 11:45 AM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by mhjett View Post
      It's a car show, not a car sale. There's plenty of dealership lots for people who want to buy cars.
      Believe it or not but I get a lot of people asking me to bring cars out to C&C, I'm happy to oblige because it's a good excuse for me to take a car home for the night

      I don't know how the dealerships act at your local C&C but I'm very respectful...I park the car, answer any questions people have and then walk around to enjoy seeing what others have brought

      I apologize to the OP for taking your thread a bit OT...it was not my intention

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      04-13-2012 11:50 AM #55
      Quote Originally Posted by mhjett View Post
      It's a car show, not a car sale. There's plenty of dealership lots for people who want to buy cars.
      That thought in mind... I go to C&C to see vehicles that have withstood the test of time, either through the dedication of an owner, or the result of a painstaking restoration. Sure... a brand new supercar is cool, but I could see any of those at any dealership in Potomac. To me (and YMMV), they'll never be as cool as a 40 year-old mini that's had it's owners blood, sweat and tears go into it.
      I keep up with traffic with only 90 hp. What's your superpower?
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      04-13-2012 11:53 AM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by Surf Green View Post
      That thought in mind... I go to C&C to see vehicles that have withstood the test of time, either through the dedication of an owner, or the result of a painstaking restoration. Sure... a brand new supercar is cool, but I could see any of those at any dealership in Potomac. To me (and YMMV), they'll never be as cool as a 40 year-old mini that's had it's owners blood, sweat and tears go into it.
      Same here. That's why I love the Great Falls show so much, yeah - you have to sift through the new Ferraris and Lambos - but so many neat oddballs show up to make up for it.

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      04-14-2012 12:19 PM #57
      Big turnout this morning.























      I keep up with traffic with only 90 hp. What's your superpower?
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      04-14-2012 02:12 PM #58
      huge turnout. great shots man! here are some that i snapped.





































































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      04-14-2012 02:22 PM #59
      Damnit, i shouldve gone today to pass out my flyers...
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      04-14-2012 04:46 PM #60
      Yeah, huge turnout today. Great photos. Didn't take my DSLR this time... Lots of stuff I've never seen, including that SLC Superlite (talked to the owner for a while) and the Lambo LM America. Love the color on the V12 Vantage.
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      04-14-2012 04:56 PM #61
      Favorite of the day:

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      04-14-2012 05:23 PM #62
      Any more pics of that blue SL65 Black Series? Was that a vinyl wrap or paint?

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      04-14-2012 05:57 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by U n i o n 0015 View Post
      Any more pics of that blue SL65 Black Series? Was that a vinyl wrap or paint?
      i only have this terrible one:


      it looked like wrap up close.
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      04-14-2012 08:34 PM #64
      New wrap on Ovechkin's SL Black?

      I've seen him driving it around a few times, I know the plate is that same.
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      04-14-2012 08:45 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by Hogan View Post
      New wrap on Ovechkin's SL Black?

      I've seen him driving it around a few times, I know the plate is that same.
      interesting thats got to be his because I know that license plate too since I see him cause hell around Ballston after practices, etc

      , Ill have to keep my eyes/ears peeled for it around ballston/arlington when Im at school
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      04-14-2012 10:19 PM #66
      Quote Originally Posted by Hogan View Post
      New wrap on Ovechkin's SL Black?

      I've seen him driving it around a few times, I know the plate is that same.
      Yep, it is Ovechkin's SL Black series. From looking at it up close, I think it's a very high quality vinyl wrap.
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      04-14-2012 11:33 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by NotoriousWithaG View Post
      interesting thats got to be his because I know that license plate too since I see him cause hell around Ballston after practices, etc

      , Ill have to keep my eyes/ears peeled for it around ballston/arlington when Im at school
      Yeah, I've seen him around Friendship Heights and Georgetown and such. Last time I saw him, he was blasting Lil Wayne far louder than he ever deserves to be played.

      Quote Originally Posted by mhjett View Post
      Yep, it is Ovechkin's SL Black series. From looking at it up close, I think it's a very high quality vinyl wrap.
      Yeah, I'd imagine so, it was flat black just a couple months ago, and as far as I could tell that was a really high quality wrap too. 99% of people looking at it would never ever notice its a wrap, it was really well done. And you have to love being able to change the color of your car in an afternoon for a fraction of the price of a real paintjob.
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      04-16-2012 08:32 PM #68
      That old black audi on the first page is mine. My first time to the event. Very cool, I'll be back at some point!

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      04-16-2012 08:40 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by yelloa3gti View Post
      That old black audi on the first page is mine. My first time to the event. Very cool, I'll be back at some point!
      This one? If it is Im a huge fan, got any more pitures?

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      04-20-2012 10:20 AM #70
      I'll be heading out there tomorrow. The weather should be nice in the morning, but PM showers are planned for NoVA.

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      04-20-2012 10:48 AM #71
      Should be a good turnout tomorrow. I'll have to miss it though since I'll be in Pittsburgh
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      04-20-2012 11:03 AM #72
      Taking this weekend off from C&C. In some serious need of some much needed sleep. Sure something incredibly cool will show up.

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      04-20-2012 11:06 AM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by David@vwvortex View Post
      Taking this weekend off from C&C. In some serious need of some much needed sleep. Sure something incredibly cool will show up.
      Same here. I need to rest up my liver for a wedding reception tomorrow night

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      04-20-2012 11:10 AM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by Surf Green View Post
      Big turnout this morning.

      [img]great pics.jpg[/img]
      Hey what camera/lens are you using for those shots? Maybe I'll try and come down there for the first time this year before it starts to feel like a bayou even at 7:00 am. I saw an F40 for the first time in person there last year- unforgettable.

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      04-20-2012 11:19 AM #75
      This is only ten min from my house and somehow I've never been

      I don't know why I just always forget - and the weekends I remember, something always seems to come up on Saturdays. Hopefully I can make it in the next two weeks.

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