Club Event and Social: Breakfast & Tour of Last Chance Auto Restoration

A bright, sunny day awaited the faithful who took part in Sunday, March 24th’s first must-do and see event of the season: Eats and Treats

It all started with a breakfast at Odessa’s Jiffy Grill where they may not know your name but they never forget what you had the last time you were there.

Our second stop was a scenic drive to visit one of Eastern Ontario’s best kept secrets in the automotive restoration world — Last Chance Auto.  This gem has been servicing collector cars from Canada and the United States for decades now and boasts a palmares that you have to see to believe.  If you do not wish to take my word for it please visit:

Our group was treated to stories and samples of how it gets done when no one else wants to restore your dream car.  No details are spared.  Who knew that a concours car would include the paint marks left by the part installer in the factory or that the judges tell you if your car passes the authenticity test but not a why or where if it doesn’t.

Our hosts — John and Julia Nizman served coffee and cookies to the St LAC faithful some of whom have promised to return for car work, powder-coating and more.

Thanks to Danby for making this happen and Burl who provided the pictures.

This Just Out

It’s come to your website sometime-guru’s attention that only a single column of stlac.ca is showing up on mobile devices.  Until I figure it out, the solution is to access the pull down menu  if you’re using an Android device and select Request Desktop Site

As for going about this with an iPhone, I wouldn’t know.  All the cool kids have Google phones.

Never mind the sauna, let’s go ice racing: Swedish style

In what is easily the best ice-racing event in the known universe, comes what is easily the best article ever written on the subject.  Don’t believe me?  Well, where else would you find an entry in the motorcycle class that looks like this…

I hope you noticed the emergency brake.  And never mind a snowmobile suit, where’s my chainsaw pants?!

For more Swede shenanigans please visit Sweden’s Speed Weekend on Ice.

Show and Shine: Ontario Master lists of Cruise-Ins and Car Shows

For those of you who can’t wait for the events to be added to our Events Calendar, here are the master lists for both Car Shows and Weekly Cruise-Ins in Ontario.  So, daddio, if you’ve got it made in the shade and can burn rubber why not take one of these events in and show ’em who’s really got the ginchiest car around.

2019 Cruise Night Listing – Final as of March 6, 2019

2019 One Time Event Listing – Final as of March 10, 2019

Rob, Danby and Roger from our hoodlum past:  Photos courtesy of The Waterville Gang and Kingston Police.

Corrections to the schedule:

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