35th F100 Western Nationals

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This was the 35th year of the F100 Western Nationals in Anaheim Ca. Hosted by Pickups Limited of Orange County. The venue is Canyon RV Park and the show is under the trees. There were over 150 Ford trucks that showed up that day and everyone shared their love for the Ford truck. Here are just a few of those trucks that were at the show this year. You can find out more info on next years show at www.f100westernnationals.com or info on the club at www.pickupslimited.com enjoy the pics.

91 Car Show

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Back in 2011 we started doing theme based car shows. We did 3 to 4 a year and we ended our shows in 2013. This as a video created by Glenn Kerr when the theme was “Beach Cruise” March 2012. Then the Chevy Cruise in August 2012 below.

Color Sanding Done

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It’s been 6 months since I finished color sanding the 56. Started off with 1500 grit and worked up to 3000 grit. Using 3m Perfect compounds the final buff came out with a deep wet look.

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Cut and Buff Time

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It’s been a couple of months since I finished the paint job. My brother-in-law Gene was in Los Angeles on vacation and schooled me in the art of cut and buffing. Gene is a master painter in Chicago and has 33 years of experience at this so I watched and listened to every word. I noticed his confidence and skill, you can’t teach that. A simple process that takes time with patience to accomplish great results.

This isn’t going to get done in one session plus Gene is on vacation, even though he’s a car guy and would rather be doing this then sight seeing he will do two areas and pass the paper to me to finish later.

First step. Get a Clean bucket with some soapy water. That help with the lubrication of the paper. 3m paper 1500 and 2500 was used here. I need to get some 3000 later.

Before shot. The peel wasn't bad at all so 1500 then 2500 before using the wheel.

Before shot. The pell wasn’t back at all so 1500 then 2500 before using the wheel.


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Million Dollar Breakfast Cruise

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My day started at Enderle Center in Tustin CA.

This Cruise is held the first and last Sunday of each month. 7am to 11am, you will see lots of nice cars and trucks. Great raffle and 50/50 which 100% goes back, none is kept! And there is multiple winners!

You can park yourself in front of the coffee grinder and bench race with the best of them as you get free refills of your morning fuel.

Hope to see you there.

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