Well, maybe next freak out we’ll have 3 Abarth swapped cars to trailer down…Tony, you’ll have a hell of a challenge with that one…🤣 and….since I have a smart phone, I can keep you two gentleman on the straight and narrow path. 😉
Holy crap is that actually a Toyota MR2 on the show field? Gah!Event day. A short drive to a park in The Woodlands community and on to the show field. Lots of rules here in this engineered community. Once on the field we had to stay until 2:00 PM or get fined. Since it was in the park there were a lot of locals walking through and taking pictures and asking questions. I was able to put my drone up and take some pictures. No Group Picture this year. The way the cars were laid out there really wasn't a front or back as all cars faced the sidewalk around the park where we were on the grass. The day was about 88 degrees but it is dry here which a help for comfort and being outside all day. On the down side Bob and I could not vote. My email is on my home PC that I signed up for the event and I don't have a cell phone. Bob only has a flip phone, so we drove a lot of miles to attend but were squeezed out on that one. One other thing was that there were no printed maps, everything was done on smart phones and again, how can I drive by myself and look at a phone the same time. GPS way points would be a solution. We got lost a few times on the drives. The night ended up a the Dosey Doe bar and grill, awards and a band afterward. Bob and I left on the first bus back it was only a 15 minute drive back to the hotel.
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TonyK with Bob Martin in the Woodlands Texas.
The drone is a GoPro Karma that has it's own station and does not use a Cell phone. Besides, I figure it is just a passing fad that I am already ahead of. I just don't like to be bothered nor do I text. Call me or email me I am fine with that when I am home.If find it amusing you have and can pilot a drone but don’t have a cell phone.
This is actually my friend Paul, he was one of the founders of a Facebook group called (you guessed) the broken Fiat club, along with some of my other friends. It's mostly New500s in the group, but lots of people for sure. There was a forum too but it fell out of favor with the new 500 community who'd rather use Facebook for whatever reason.
Great name, I had a broken 500, I should have joined.This is actually my friend Paul, he was one of the founders of a Facebook group called (you guessed) the broken Fiat club, along with some of my other friends. It's mostly New500s in the group, but lots of people for sure. There was a forum too but it fell out of favor with the new 500 community who'd rather use Facebook for whatever reason.
In Canada, all semi auto's are prohibited. That is what a liberal/ deocrat government has ruled.
Largest collection of 124 Sport Coupes in decades in North America, wow!
I'm compelled to say Roll Tide despite it being the wrong state....since that basically sums up Alabama too.Apparently Tony was unaware of our semi-auto handgun loan policy. When you cross the border, just ask customs for a loaner pistol. If nobody is there to help you, there's usually a basket full of them at the end of the counter. Just take one and return it when you're leaving.
Bob and I have arrived in Radcliff Kentucky and Bob and I are doing well. On the last night I had the opportunity to have dinner with Tim Beeble, Rob Raynor and his wife Jennifer and her sister, forgive me I have forgotten her name. Dinner was in the Woodlands down town in a very nice restaurant that has back lite menus and even your bill comes in a back lite folder. The trip from Bob's to and from the woodlands cost us $510 in diesel, the truck averaged 16 miles per gallon. Getting back here in Radcliff I noticed some wheel noise on the left front of the truck. Bob and I will look at it tomorrow.I'm compelled to say Roll Tide despite it being the wrong state....since that basically sums up Alabama too.
Except here you probably have to meet certain criteria as a person to get access to the free gun basket. I'll leave it at that lol.
Safe travels Tony!I am currently at Bob Martin's and we have unloaded Bob's car and repositioned my car on the trailer. I then looked into the front wheel noise and found that inboard side of the rotor was spaulted and the brake pad on that side was down to steel. For the time being I purchased and installed new brake pads and will deal with the rotor latter when I get home. I meant to take some pictures, but forgot to. Anyway just hanging out with Bob and we have a wiring gremlin to resolve on his car tomorrow. Wheels up for me 7:00 AM Friday and a stop at Midwest Bayless to drop off some items and then home to Grimsby Ontario.
Thanks Jim.Safe travels Tony!
Thanks Jim, Bob said he wasn't smart enough at the time to think about it, but it is a great idea. I really don't need any more work on this car.The only real surprise is that Bob didn't request an in-dash bourbon dispenser. Bob says he doesn't visit Xweb, so I figured it was safe for me to throw that idea out there.
Enjoy the ride home. MWB isn’t exactly on the way but a very worthwhile side trip.Thanks Jim, Bob said he wasn't smart enough at the time to think about it, but it is a great idea. I really don't need any more work on this car.
Bob said it was nice to meet Erik the XWeb monitor at Freak Out in Texas this year.
TonyK. At Bob Martin's in Radcliff Kentucky.
Karl, I live in Grimsby Ontario Canada and go through Columbus Ohio, Matt is just off of the I 270 bypass, I needed to get fuel anyway so I stopped at the Sheet's at Stelzer and Johnston Rd. Matt was not there, but the trip dragged on from 11 hours to just under 14. More in my final post.Enjoy the ride home. MWB isn’t exactly on the way but a very worthwhile side trip.
That must be a great manual, well worth a read. That is some serious documentation.
All the best and safe travels.