Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Cold Air Inductions
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-02-2013, 12:34 AM   #1
CamaroDreams07


 
CamaroDreams07's Avatar
 
Drives: Slow V6
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: East Lansing, MI
Posts: 9,366
2013 Michigan F-Body Meet N Greet

Not detailing related really, but you guys are the only ones I care to share anything with so I'm posting it here.


Well, today I participated in my first ever car show at the Michigan F-Body Meet N Greet. It was an absolute blast. There were some amazing Camaros, Trans Ams and Firebirds all the way back to 1st Gens. So cool to see all the ZL1s in person, saw 2014 ZL1s, 2014 1LE, and even a Z/28 mule. Got to meet Al Oppenheiser and John Fitzpatrick, both of whom were nice enough to sign my car. Dylan- you need to send Al some towels. He was using Adam's WW but some godawful Walmart style microfiber to clean off his ZL1.

I couldn't believe some of the stuff people were rubbing on their paint on these gorgeous cars. I thought I'd see more care in a crowd of serious car people.

Anyway, what really took me by surprise was this:

Name:  P6015016.1.jpg
Views: 269
Size:  181.4 KB

Yours truly somehow took 1st Place for Best 5th Gen! I couldn't believe it, a lowly RS taking out the big V8 boys. There were some gorgeous cars there, and I'm not sure I agree with the judging, but I'm certainly not going to complain! I never dreamed of getting an award, I just went to check out the nice cars and hang out with some friends, Tim (skuttduck), his parents, Erick (efpardo), and Amy.

Here's a pic of John signing my car


Name:  fitzsign.jpg
Views: 269
Size:  184.1 KB


Anyway, I've decided I'm never going to another show to preserve my 1.000 record
__________________
[B]

Last edited by CamaroDreams07; 06-02-2013 at 07:16 PM.
CamaroDreams07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 12:43 AM   #2
otter
 
otter's Avatar
 
Drives: Eastbound and Down
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Nor Cal
Posts: 555
Congrats! Great job, I guess you need to find some space on the mantle for that hardware!
__________________
otter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 01:06 AM   #3
AmericanMuscleCars
Teenage Dream Camaro
 
AmericanMuscleCars's Avatar
 
Drives: A Visually Stunning Camaro
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,726
Hey if you go to another show and don't get an warfare just say you went to look, it's kind of like a walk. It doesn't count. Anyways nice job! Can you point me in the direction of your airbrusher lol?
AmericanMuscleCars is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 01:09 AM   #4
CamaroDreams07


 
CamaroDreams07's Avatar
 
Drives: Slow V6
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: East Lansing, MI
Posts: 9,366
Quote:
Originally Posted by AmericanMuscleCars View Post
Hey if you go to another show and don't get an warfare just say you went to look, it's kind of like a walk. It doesn't count. Anyways nice job! Can you point me in the direction of your airbrusher lol?
Lol I can't (I don't remember his name) and I wouldn't (recommend him).
__________________
[B]
CamaroDreams07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 01:13 AM   #5
AmericanMuscleCars
Teenage Dream Camaro
 
AmericanMuscleCars's Avatar
 
Drives: A Visually Stunning Camaro
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,726
Quote:
Originally Posted by CamaroDreams07 View Post
Lol I can't (I don't remember his name) and I wouldn't (recommend him).
Oooooooooooooooo, gotcha! Anyways good job!
AmericanMuscleCars is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 09:51 AM   #6
AbsoluteMayheM
LongTimeLurker
 
AbsoluteMayheM's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 SIM 2SS/RS Convertible L99
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Napanee, Ontario
Posts: 425
Congratz CD7!
__________________
2011 2SS/RS

AbsoluteMayheM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 10:01 AM   #7
Dznts
Anabolic Connoisseur
 
Dznts's Avatar
 
Drives: Blown Camaro 2SS/RS LS3-2011 Tahoe
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 21,976
Congrats!
__________________
Dznts is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 04:14 PM   #8
WiSSDiver

 
WiSSDiver's Avatar
 
Drives: 1968 Coupe, 2010 2SS, 2011 2SS/RS
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: WIsconsin
Posts: 1,252
Nice work Matt!
__________________
WiSSDiver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 06:09 PM   #9
charlietuna

 
charlietuna's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,337
Congrats Matt car looks amazing you should shoot some more pics when you get a chance.
__________________
Laus Deo
charlietuna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 07:05 PM   #10
skuttduck


 
skuttduck's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 RJT 2LT Camaro
Join Date: May 2009
Location: East Lansing, MI
Posts: 2,530
Send a message via ICQ to skuttduck Send a message via AIM to skuttduck Send a message via Yahoo to skuttduck
It was fun there Matt. By the way it is John Fitzpatrick.

We can use my camera if you want some more pictures. The cell phone you have is alright but not quite adjustable like mine or Erick's.



I took the photo of John with his car.

I just missed Al signing but got a picture of them both chatting with my dad about his days at GM, and my dad giving them the story about the 45th anniversary camaro.

__________________
skuttduck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 07:10 PM   #11
camaro2lt
 
camaro2lt's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2LT VR/RS CGM Rally's
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Palmyra, PA
Posts: 5,565
al and john are both great people to talk with! We camaro folks are very thankful to have them.
__________________
camaro2lt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 07:15 PM   #12
trm2
 
Drives: '13 Volt & '84 Vette
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Ohio
Posts: 275
Hey, you don't look anything like your avatar!

Congrats!
trm2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 07:18 PM   #13
CamaroDreams07


 
CamaroDreams07's Avatar
 
Drives: Slow V6
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: East Lansing, MI
Posts: 9,366
Whoops Tim, nice catch. I knew it was Fitz something.

Thinking I'm going to ask for a DSLR for my birthday. Looking at the Rebel T3, its the cheapest and gets good reviews.

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
__________________
[B]
CamaroDreams07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 08:06 PM   #14
camaro2ssblack
 
camaro2ssblack's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS - Black on Black
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jackson, TN
Posts: 732
Hey pretty cool! Always nice to bring home some hardware.
__________________
camaro2ssblack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 08:11 PM   #15
Unrulie
 
Unrulie's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Camaro SS Cyber Grey
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Howell, mi.
Posts: 310
Nice job Matt.
__________________
Unrulie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 01:19 PM   #16
Fish-man
SS HWSE
 
Fish-man's Avatar
 
Drives: too many to say!
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: S.E. Michigan
Posts: 886
It was a good show... I remember seeing your car there!

My hotwheels was there...
Fish-man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 01:24 PM   #17
CamaroDreams07


 
CamaroDreams07's Avatar
 
Drives: Slow V6
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: East Lansing, MI
Posts: 9,366
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fish-man View Post
It was a good show... I remember seeing your car there!

My hotwheels was there...
I remember yours as well. We chatted for a minute or two.
__________________
[B]
CamaroDreams07 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.