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Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 7:59 a.m.

I haven't seen a thread on Radwood Detroit yet.  It was this last Saturday down on the riverfront.  I went with Tom Spangler in his 85.5 944 and head a great time.  Lot's of cool cars with far more Japanese stuff that I'd originally expected.  I don't know what the official number were, but I guesstimate there were 300 cars there.  I think my favorite was the Red Escort Cossie followed by the LeMons Rolls Royce race car.  I even saw a car that I had no idea existed before a Zagato Stelvio.  Very obviously a Zagato from 100 feet away, but wow was it weird, photo's down thread.  I think Nissan may have been the most common vehicle there with at least 10 R32/34 GTR's plus lot's of older 280 and 300 ZX's.

So, here are a few pics.

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:01 a.m.

 

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:02 a.m.

The Zagato Stelvio, new one on me

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:03 a.m.

BEutifully tacky and over the top stock Toyota Crown, this is one of my other fav's

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:04 a.m.

Nice 635CSi track car.

 

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:05 a.m.

Another Cossie

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:08 a.m.

Various

Dat Ass!

Calloway with a manual!

 

Fond Memories

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:11 a.m.

Itsy bitsy teenie weenie

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:13 a.m.

 

Tom_Spangler
Tom_Spangler GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
9/23/19 8:14 a.m.

I have some pics I will post later today. And, since I don't have an iPhone, mine aren't blurry! devillaugh

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:14 a.m.

Possibly the nicest Fiesta I've ever seen.  Added ZETEC Power and really nice flares.

 

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 8:15 a.m.
Tom_Spangler said:

I have some pics I will post later today. And, since I don't have an iPhone, mine aren't blurry! devillaugh

HEy, I showed you there was something wrong with the phone, and the blurry one you took!!!!

PMRacing
PMRacing GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
9/23/19 8:23 a.m.

I was planning on going but life got in the way. Thanks for the pics!

slowbird
slowbird HalfDork
9/23/19 9:28 a.m.

I love that pink Aerostar. And the Cosworths, of course. And that sweet sweet Fiesta.

I think I read an article on the Stelvio a while ago, those weird hood mirror bulges jogged my memory.

Tyler H
Tyler H GRM+ Memberand UberDork
9/23/19 9:39 a.m.

That Fiesta is bonkers.  What a paint job! Thanks for sharing.

ebelements
ebelements New Reader
9/23/19 9:42 a.m.

Damn, I should have went. Definitely next year, I love weird rare stuff!

engiekev
engiekev Reader
9/23/19 9:43 a.m.

We were there, that's our Gen 1 Montero!   Was a great time and was honestly surprised that there were less rad domestics.  I thought there would be a sea of turbo mopars, trans ams, and mullet mobiles but quite a lot of diversity at the show.

Here's some photos of our crew and favorites of the show. I would do horrible things to own that Mitsubishi Legnum VR4.

classicJackets
classicJackets Dork
9/23/19 9:58 a.m.

Went with a friend saturday around opening, didnt have a GRM shirt on (couldn't find it), but we got pictures of a ton of the same stuff. I'll add some to this later. It was a cool show, I enjoyed all the weird stuff. We spent a lot of time marveling over the AutoZam and the size of its steering wheel

 

Gearheadotaku
Gearheadotaku GRM+ Memberand UltimaDork
9/23/19 10:29 a.m.

Wish I had know about it. Looks like a good time!

collinskl1
collinskl1 GRM+ Memberand Reader
9/23/19 10:44 a.m.

I go to church with the Zagato's owner - he has all kinds of nutty stuff like (or not like?) it that I've never heard of before.

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela GRM+ Memberand Digital Editor
9/23/19 10:47 a.m.

That's a Toyota Century, not a Crown. Still nice. 

 

I wanted to see more Reattas and Allantés. 

DeadSkunk  (Warren)
DeadSkunk (Warren) PowerDork
9/23/19 10:54 a.m.

My son went.... apparently ,I should have gone with him. Looks like a good show.

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
9/23/19 10:58 a.m.

So that LeMons Rolls is still around, I remember when it first went out with a monocle ring around one headlight fixture and gold brick wheel chocks. That pushrod suspension conversion is very interesting. I assume some budget exemption rule keeps the Tilton pedal box from blowing the whole budget to hell?

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson MegaDork
9/23/19 11:04 a.m.

In reply to GameboyRMH :

There was a sticker somewhere that basically said 'That doesn't look like it cost $500.....We dont' care'

G_Body_Man
G_Body_Man UltraDork
9/23/19 11:12 a.m.

Radwood Detroit was a fantastic show! Me and the gang brought the MkII Celica Supra. By any chance, did you see the C8 that showed up in the parking lot?

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