Saturday, June 23, 2007

'52 Packard Patrician 250

This is a good looking car!

But why doesn't this radio have any numbers? First one I've seen that is sans numerology...

New California laws to really scrounge money from taxpayers, starts 7/1/07

1. Carpool lane - 1st time $1068.50 Don't do it again because 2nd time is going to be double. 3rd time triple, and 4th time license suspended.

2. Incorrect lane change - $380. Don't cross the lane on solid lines or intersections.

3. Block intersection - $485

4. Driving on the shoulder - $450

5. Cell phone use in the construction zone. - Double fine as of 07/01/07. Cell phone use must be "hands free" while driving. See item #9

6. Passengers over 18 not in their seatbelts - both passengers and drivers get tickets .

7. Speeders can only drive 3 miles above the limit.

8. DUI = JAIL (Stays on your driving record for 10 years!)

9. Cell phone use must be "hands free" while driving. Ticket is $285.

Via Courtesy of club member Tom Bourdage

Hey Glen, here's the car clubs of San Diego County

Alfa-Romeo Owners Club San Diego: or (619) 265-2686
Amigos Car Club, low riders: (619) 954-9010
American Truck Historical Society, San Diego Chapter: (858) 759-0283
Antique Automobile Club of America: (619) 465-0797
Austin-Healey Club of San Diego:
BMW Car Club of San Diego:
BMW Z Club, for all BMW Z cars:
Camaro Club of San Diego: (619) 390-1324 and (858) 695-6720 and
Classic Chevys of San Diego, 1955-57: (858) 484-3431 or
Heartbeat Classic Chevys, 1955-1957:;/ (760) 489-8092, or (619) 561-0955
Southern California Late Great Chevys, 1958-1972: (619) 470-3059
Southern California Chevelle Camino Club:
Vintage Chevrolet Club of America: (619) 593-1047
Christian Rods & Customs: (619) 286-5501 or
North San Diego Chapter Christian Rods & Customs: (760) 782-3743 or
Walter P. Chrysler Club: (619) 667-8203
Clairemont Neighborhood Cruisers: (858) 277-9101 or Clairemont
Coastal Cruisers, pre 1957 rods and customs: (858) 292-9996
San Diego Corvair Club: (858) 663-3376 or e-mail
Corvette Owners Club of San Diego: (877) SDVETTS or
North County Corvette Club: (858) 549-2660 or
North Coast Vettes: (760) 806-8080 or
Corvettes of San Diego: (760) 796-4366 or
Cougar Club of San Diego: (858) 566-1395 or
Electric Vehicle Association of San Diego:
Fallbrook Vintage Car Club (AACA): (760) 723-5324
Early Ford V8 Club of San Diego, 1932-1953: 7 p.m., third Wednesday of the month except December, San Diego Automotive Museum, Balboa Park;
East County Cruisers: (619) 328-6595 or
San Diego Ford Falcon Club: (858) 569-7159 or (760) 758-4499
Ferrari Owners Club: or (858) 792-5838
Fab Fords, 1930-1970: (619) 697-1067
Wunderbirds of San Diego, Thunderbirds 1955-present: (619) 462-6478
Classic T-Birds of San Diego, Thunderbirds 1955-1957: (619) 444-0110 or (858) 748-5902; website:
Impala Club of San Diego, 1991-1996: e-mail or
Honda 600:
Hudson Essex Terraplane Club: (619) 992-2203 or e-mail,
San Diego Jaguar Club: (858) 549-4658
Jensen Owners Club: (858) 487-6371 or
Land Rover Club of San Diego:
Mercedes-Benz Club of America: (619) 575-1141
Model A Restorers Club of San Diego: (858) 278-6317 or
San Diego Model T Club: (858) 277-5421
Modified Motorcycle Association of California: (858) 349-3180 or
Monday Nite Car Club: for classics, hot rods, trucks and street rods: (619) 687-3602 or
San Diego MG Club: (619) 575-5625 or
San Diego MG-T Register: (619) 286-8689 or (760) 746-9028
San Diego Miata Club: (619) 434-2007 or
West Coast Mini: Don Davis, (619) 463-6538 and
Mopar Club/San Diego: (858) 484-3388
Mustang Club of San Diego:
Wild Horses National Mustang Club:
San Diego Opel Motorsport Club: (760) 497-5360
Over the Hill Gang, San Diego, 1948 and earlier vehicles:
Little Guys Street Rods, North San Diego County:
Packard Club:
San Diego Panteras Sports Car Club:
Pickups Limited of Southern California, 1953-1956 Fords: (760) 471-6976
Pontiac Club:
Porsche Club of America:
Prowlers of San Diego, hot rod Fords since 1947:
South Bay Cruisers: (619) 426-1882,
Southern California Convertible Club: (619) 466-9420
Southern California Shelby Club: (760) 431-0425 or
Solar Car Club: (858) 566-4138
Studebaker Drivers Club: (858) 455-6831, e-mail or
Strictly Vintage 2s – vintage VW bus owners:
Sunrunners Car Club of Imperial Valley:
So-Cal Ts – Ford Model T hot rods:
SVTOA San Diego, Ford Special Vehicle Team Owner's Association:
Tierra Del Sol Four Wheel Drive Club: (760) 745-7231 or (858) 793-0785
Triumph Sports Car Club:
Vintage Volkswagen Club of America: (760) 415-6973
Volvo Sports America: or (619) 440-7132
Willys Vehicles Club of San Diego: (619) 504-4279
San Diego Woodies,
Z Club: or hotline, (858) 492-5176

MG and Triumph clubs of San Diego were at the Highland games

Thanks Will!

My friend Brad, was given this fastback by his Aunt, and he passed it on to his daughter!

The license plate is from his daughter, who has "Waited for ever" for it to be hers.
Thanks for the photos Brad! Can we see a engine bay, and a broadside shot?

the "Orange Krate" rad hot rod, if you love the look, see the link at the bottom for the delivery gasser

Various cool cars

1973 firetruck, from a Vista fire dept, J.V.F.D.

1948 International, bought 10 yrs ago for $300.00, labor of love to bring it to this fantastic condition

Cops... ... ...

and Rodders 2nd annual North Park car show