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Ruckus Rods Signs
Flowmaster Exhaust
California Highway Patrol
Thank You
Street Rodder Magazine Road Tour
P.F. Changs PINK Horse
Pick-n-Pull
Roth's Orbitron
Pepsi Beverages
O'Reilly Auto Parts - Thank You!
Vintage Fridays Shirts Are Here
Acme Trading
Winfield & Watson Show
Lincoln Electric - Optima Batteries
More Diners Drive-Ins and Dives
TCI Engineering TV
Elk Grove Ford
Quick Quack Car Wash & Glass
Hooters Rancho Cordova
Goodguys Rod & Custom
DRIVEN Racing Oil
Ford Merchandise Store
Make-A-Wish
Firerock Grill
Fast Frame- Fair Oaks
Cobra Electronics
PF Changs
Surf City Garage
Lincoln Electric - Optima Batteries
Certified Auto Repair
Cruisin Garage KAHI AM 950
California Auto Museum
Parts Catalogs
Wiring Shop
Viva L'Auto Gala
Previous Newsletters
Ebay Store
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort
T.G.I. Friday's
American Truck & Trailer Body
Flowmaster Exhaust
American Hot Rodders First Choice
A little bit about us
Storage Wars
Edelbrock Family Foundation




The Vintage Advantage
e-Newsletter

Publisher/Editorial Director:
Darold Kohout

Contributing Photographers:
Heather Stover
Robert Gouine 
Darold Kohout
Kim Engel
Ed Gardner
Lynn Kohout
Doug Oehler
Joe Streng

Account Executive:   
Lynnette Kohout

Account Assistant:
  
Joni Bennig

Sacramento Vintage Ford
2484 Mercantile Drive
Rancho Cordova, Ca. 95742

1-888-FORD-100

www.vintageford.com



    Celebrating Our 45th
Anniversary
 
1969 - 2014

 

  Thank You!


 
 
 Thanks to
Hooters Restaurants
for their support of our Vintage Friday's events!

Rancho Cordova
Sacramento
Natomas
Fresno
Bakersfield
Honolulu 



Thank You!

 



 

- QUESTIONS -

- CONCERNS -

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Customer Service

 

Parts Order Questions
      


Rod Shows.com

 



Grand National Roadster Show 
January 23-25, 2015

 

Sacramento Autorama

February 14-16, 2015

--NEW Days--

Now Saturday - Monday 

 

The West Coast's premier hot rod, bike & motorsports tour!

 

Come and join the two Oldest and Longest Running Indoor Car Shows in the World.

    




The Association of California Car Clubs (ACCC)
is a volunteer organization with regional representatives who represent the interests of individual members and member clubs across the state.

The ACCC consists of thousands of automobile hobbyists throughout the state who are interested in California laws and policies regarding collector automobiles.



 



 

  

Music & Entertainment

at our shows for
13 YEARS!

 

 -- RIP Larry -- 

 

This Custom Ford is  

FOR SALE! 

 

  
 


Voodoo Priest Is
Here Now!
  Come Check It Out 

   
 
 
 



 




Near Sunrise Blvd and Coloma Road


     











The Official Custom Art Frame Shop of
Vintage Fridays

5343 Sunrise Blvd
Fair Oaks, Ca. 95628
916-966-8766 











Barris Kustom
Industries


 

Thanks For Your Support!

Click
Above to see what George Barris has been up to and shop Barris.com

Sacramento Vintage
is an authorized
Barris Kustoms
Dealer!



We have 3 Barris memorabilia sections:

CLICK
on the Batmobile

 


 













New drivers need to

Start Smart.


Enroll your young driver in a Start Smart program today.










Quick Links





It's all about passion.

We have grown to be the global leader for collector car and boat insurance, but we're still just a family business built on a love for the hobby. Our passion drives us to keep improving our product and to give our clients the best service imaginable.


We protect over 700,000 vehicles, 10,000 boats and 25,000 motorcycles worth a total of $19 billion.

People trust us with their most prized possessions because we get it.

It's all about memories and dreams: The '69 Camaro you wanted since you were a kid. The Chris Craft boat you inherited from your granddad. Even that vintage Triumph motorcycle you used to impress your future wife.

We protect the physical connections to the best moments in your life.
 
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THUNDERBOLTS

Capitol Auto Club 

 

Official Host Club

-Vintage Friday's-

 

CLICK above to read more about the 'BOLTS' 

 

 

Butch Gardner

1946-2012  

 






 

Stop by the
Rancho Cordova

location - Just down the street from Sacramento Vintage Ford!




Rancho Cordova Store Manager: Mitch Harrison

2838 Sunrise Blvd
Rancho Cordova, Ca.
95742
916-858-8666

Monday-Friday 8am - 6pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm

  


 

Founded by Bruce Cohn in 1984, B.R. Cohn Winery is located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, offers a full line of ultra-premium wines, extra virgin olive oils, handcrafted vinegars and gourmet food products.

B.R. Cohn Winery

15000 Sonoma Highway
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
(707) 938-4064

Open Daily:  

10:00am to 5:00pm   

 

 




Vintage Air is owned and operated by experienced street rodders who have been involved in the sport for over thirty years.

They offer you the most comprehensive line of high performance air conditioning components available.

Every Vintage Air product incorporates the very latest technology available and offers you the greatest efficiency and reliability available.

Vintage Air's very own Jack Chisenhall and Rick Love headed the Tour to this year's Father's Day classic. The Tour began with a visit to the Alamo. Then it was northwest to Pomona.

Vintage Air, Inc.
18865 Goll St
San Antonio, TX 78266

Toll Free: 1-800-862-6658







At P.F. Chang's we are committed to providing you with an exceptional dining experience every time you walk through our doors. Each dish on our menu is prepared to order using the freshest and highest quality ingredients.


Majestic 11 foot tall horses grace the entrance to many of the restaurants. The horse symbolizes the original Forbidden City in China, which was built for China's first emperor Qin Shi Huangdi.


At P.F. Chang's you are surrounded by a unique environment combining influences of Chinese and American cultures. A panoramic, hand-painted mural depicting 12th century China, is visible from the main dining room and commands attention as the restaurant's centerpiece, while several terra-cotta warriors stand guard. 
 
P.F. Chang's 
Creekside Town Center 
1180 Galleria Blvd. 
Roseville, CA. 95678 
(916) 788-2800


(Darold and Lynn highly recommend the Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps to start your dining experience!)

 



Rod Shows.com

 



Grand National Roadster Show 
January 23-25, 2015

 

Sacramento Autorama

February 14-16, 2015

--NEW Days--

Now Saturday - Monday 

 

The West Coast's premier hot rod, bike & motorsports tour!

 

Come and join the two Oldest and Longest Running Indoor Car Shows in the World.

 

Sacramento Vintage  

is the proud sponsor  

of the Sacramento Autorama  

 




  
 



Brentwood Communications International Inc.


Backroad Gold


American Trucker


Celebrity Rides


Extreme Factories


RU Faster Than A RedNeck?

Garage Mahal

 

 

Shark Fights

 

 

Optima Ultimate Street

Car Invitational

 

 

HOT ROD Television

 

CLICK on any show
for information 

 









 


Very
cool embossed metal signs from

Ruckus Rods!


CLICK

above if you can't wait!

 

 

Dennis over at Ruckus Rods has been one of our Make-A-Wish supporters for many years now!

 

He has some very cool signs at GREAT SALE prices right now!  

 

Click the SALE to view. 



Aged tin signs complete with bullet holes



Light switch plates

Click any image to view


 Classic Performance Products

 

378 E Orangethorpe Ave.   

Placentia CA 92870

 

Order Line Toll Free 800-522-5004

 

Tech/Order Line 714-522-2000

   

Classic Shop Talk

Tech Articles

Instructions

Videos 

 

 

Classic Performace Products

 

A Valued Vintage
Friday's
Sponsor!  



-Flowmaster-

The Exhaust Technology Company

 

Ask for your FREE sheet of Flowmaster Decals with any order. Or stop by and pick them up at the store.

 

Darold gets a tour of the Flowmaster Plant!

 



California Highway Patrol

The California Highway Patrol

-Valley Division-

 

A Vintage Fridays Sponsor & Supporter

  







 
 


 

 




Nothing Comes Close To
A Cobra

North American Headquarters:

Cobra Electronics Corporation
6500 West Cortland Street
Chicago, IL 60707

productinfo@cobra.com
1-773-889-8870

 


 
 





 
 

 



Sacramento Vintage Ford Shop Tour

 

by Craig Pike over at

My Ride Is Me.com

 

'The first thing I noticed'.......CLICK above to read the article

 

Photos by:    

 

 


 
 
Music...It's deep in our roots.

We live it,
breathe it and make it kick!


In 1973, KICKER's Livin' Loud legacy began as a two-man operation, hand-building professional-speaker systems in a narrow one-car garage. With very few resources and an intense love for music, company founder and current President Steve Irby invented the mobile-stereo enclosure market in his northern Oklahoma community, when he developed the Original KICKER.


Show Off YOUR System!


SoundGate
Vehicle Specific Solutions are factory-engineered to fit in a specific vehicle make, model and year.

See your nearest Authorized KICKER Dealer for details.



 






PEPSI COLA
 

 

 

 





Fender Donated The Bare Guitar!



Gene Winfield Painted
It To Match WILD CAD!


Mike Clines Striped It in 12k White Gold with Green Accents To Match WILD CAD

Best Buy in Roseville, California donated the Fender Amp!


We gave it all away for Make-A-Wish
last season!

 
 
 





 
 




 

 
 
  
 
 



 
 

 
Watch out for this little
guy in our parking lot area.
Very friendly but hasn't learned he may get squished by a car.


 


  
  
   
Past Time Signs is one of the largest metal sign manufactures in the world. We are a Southern California company specializing in the manufacturing and selling of metal signs, clocks, thermometers, light boxes and canvas prints.

We hand make our products in the United States using the highest quality materials and the most durable manufacturing procedures. The process  bakes the image into a powder coating for a durable and long lasting finish. Just like the craftsmanship of the past, our products are durable and made to stand the test of time!


Pasttime Signs
10943 Wheatlands Ave
Santee, CA 92071
619-562-5264    




  Esquire IMAX
1211 K Street
Sacramento , CA 95814 916-443-4629


The image and sound quality of An IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

 
 
YOUR Commercial Ad Could Be Here!

Contact
news@vintageford.com

Our little
 Vintage Advantage e-Newsletter is distributed monthly to over 46,000 gearhead Subscribers!




 
 

 
Blueline Rental   
1576 Silica Ave Sacramento  

 

Call us today:
(916) 922 1300

Blueline Rental
9656 Jackson Road
Sacramento

Blueline Rental
Store hours:
 
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 5:00pm,

Saturday
8:00am - 4:00pm





 
   






   
Cardboard Standups!














Rodding USA Issue
Number 7 with the
California Kid on the cover!

Nice 13 page full color article on the California Kid and Jakes Coupe.


We were honored to be able to share these two iconic cars with you a while back.




CLICK
above to view our little
California Kid
history page.










With the very best in hot rod and custom photography, writing, and history, The Rodder's Journal is unmatched amongst automotive publications.

In each issue you will find a carefully crafted blend of traditional hot rods, classic customs, early drag racing, the best newly built cars, and the rich personalities behind one of the world's most unique and passionate pursuits.


Sierra Pacific
Home & Comfort

"The Guys in the
Big Red Trucks"







 


 
YOUR Commercial Ad Here!

Contact
news@vintageford.com

Our little
 Vintage Advantage e-Newsletter is distributed monthly to over 46,000 gearhead Subscribers!




 


A special THANKS to every company you see listed in our e-news magazine. They all support, in one way or another, our Make-A-Wish efforts and events.
 
These are the folks that help to make it all happen!
Tell 'em thanks!













   

O'Reilly Auto Parts  

 

With over 4000 O'Reilly Auto Parts stores in 42 states,  

your O'Reilly Auto Parts store is never far from home!

 

 

Better Parts...Better Prices, Everyday!  

 

 

FROM THE WEB:

 

 

 

 



THE 2014 STREET RODDER MAGAZINE
ROAD TOUR WILL STOP BY SACRAMENTO VINTAGE FORD!


Tour leader Jerry Dixey, the newly-finished '59 Impala Road Tour car, and a group of intrepid cross-country cruisers leave San Antonio bound for Southern California.

And that's just the beginning!

There are eight Tours in all, continuing from June to November and covering much of the United States. Check the dates for the first three Road Tours and you'll see that they run non-stop.

This leg of the STREET RODDER MAGAZINE Road Tour
is sponsored by Sherm's Custom Plating.



80-85 cars will be Stopping by Sacramento Vintage Ford, Saturday afternoon November 1, 2014. Then will head out to the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada,



 

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Show this to your friends, children and/or grandchildren!
The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago.
What a difference a century makes!

Here are some statistics for the Year 1910:

The  average life expectancy for men was 47 years.
Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only.
Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.
Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.
There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved  roads.

The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower!
The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour.
The average US worker made between $200 and $400 per year.

A competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year, a dentist  $2,500 per year, a veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per year,  and a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.

More than 95 percent of all births took place at HOME.
Ninety percent of all Doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION!
Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as 'substandard.'

Sugar cost four cents a pound, Eggs were fourteen cents a dozen, Coffee was fifteen cents a pound.

Most women only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo.

There was no such thing as under arm deodorant
or tooth paste.

Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason.

The  five leading causes of death were:
    1--Pneumonia and influenza, 2--Tuberculosis
    3--Diarrhea, 4--Heart disease, 5--Stroke
 
The  American flag had 45 stars.
The  population of Las Vegas Nevada was only 30!

Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced tea
hadn't been invented yet.

There was no Mother's Day or Father's Day.
Two out of every 10 adults couldn't read or write and only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school.

Eighteen percent of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.
There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE  U.S.A.!

I  am now going to forward this to someone else
without typing it myself.

From  there, it will be sent to others all over the WORLD... all in a  matter of seconds!

Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years.

From the web........





    


REPRESENTING COLLECTOR VEHICLE HOBBYISTS
IN CALIFORNIA SINCE 1972


The Association of California Car Clubs (ACCC) is a volunteer organization with regional representatives who represent the interests of individual members and member clubs across the state. The ACCC consists of thousands of automobile hobbyists throughout the state who are interested in California laws and policies regarding collector automobiles.

Hobby clubs and individuals joining the ACCC contribute to the protection of the hobby and are kept informed of the latest issues affecting our clubs.

These representatives form the Board of Directors, serve without pay and are elected from the pool of active auto enthusiasts in this state 



 

ROAD RATTLERS VISIT SACRAMENTO VINTAGE

 

The Mountain Road Rattlers from Oakhurst, Ca. stopped by the store on day 2 of their tour for lunch at our Chrome Grill Diner.  They put away around 25 of our delicious hot dogs! 
 


Day 1 they enjoyed dinner downtown at Old Sacramento
on the riverboat, Day 2 was at the California Auto Museum and then a visit to Sacramento Vintage Ford.


Thanks for including us on your tour schedule!
Drive safe!









The KICKER Amphitheater K3 Bluetooth Home Audio System is just one of the cool prizes from Kicker Audio
you could win this season at Vintage Fridays.  

  

The Amphitheater is made for iPod, iPhone and iPad.

Thank You Kicker!









Music...It's deep in our roots.  
We live it, breathe it and make it kick!

In 1973, KICKER's Livin' Loud legacy began as a two-man operation, hand-building professional-speaker systems in a narrow one-car garage. With very few resources and an intense love for music, company founder and current President Steve Irby invented the mobile-stereo enclosure market in his northern Oklahoma community, when he developed the Original KICKER.

It was the first full frequency-range speaker box designed specifically for cars and trucks. From that historic moment, delivering concert-like audio quality across a wide volume range with renowned bass and accurate sound has always been the KICKER way.

KICKER graces the Stillwater, Okla., skyline and has stayed true to the values from which the company was built. KICKER products are designed and shipped from a 280,000-square-foot facility that houses nearly 200 energetic individuals who constantly push the limits of audio-design technology and performance.

  

KICKER products are currently sold by approximately 1,200 authorized dealers in the United States, and export sales are managed through a network of distributors serving over 2,000 dealers in approximately 50 countries.

  

  





 Take a look around the Sacramento Vintage Showroom
-CLICK ABOVE-

 

 

   


P.F. Chang's Horse Statue to be Painted Pink

P.F. Chang's restaurant in Roseville, Ca. will raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation's fight against breast cancer with the "Paint P.F. Chang's Pink" rally event.  

 

Employees, breast cancer survivors and the community will paint one of the restaurants' iconic warrior horses pink for the month of October.

 

 

(Photo courtesy Tri-City Herald 2013)

 

 

P.F. CHANG'S CHINA BISTRO

Creekside Town Center

1180 Galleria Blvd.

Roseville, CA. 95678

916-788-2800 

 

        

CLASSIC PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS

A leader in creating computer designed disc Brake, Power Steering and Suspension parts.
 

CLASSIC PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS
378 E Orangethorpe Ave. 
Placentia CA 92870

Orders: 800-522-5004
Tech Line: 714-522-2000

Thank You Classic Performance Products
for your continued support of our
Make-A-Wish Efforts!










(Roseville location shown)    

At Johnny Garlic's our goal is to provide phenomenal cuisine
developed by Guy Fieri coupled with all star service.

With great pride we take every opportunity to provide each and every Guest with a World-Class experience.

Monday - Thursday:  11:am - 10:pm
Friday & Saturday:  11:am - 11:pm
Sunday:  11:30 am - 10:pm


Happy Hours - Roseville & Sacramento
Monday-Friday: 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm & 9: pm - Close
Saturday: 11:am - 5:pm & 9:pm-Close
Sunday: 11:30 am - 5: pm & 9:pm - Close

Now serving our new handmade "Kraft Kocktails" featuring
 premium liquors and house-made fresh berry purees.



Johnny Garlic's Roseville
10505 Fairway Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 789-2000

Johnny Garlic's Sacramento
2243 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 927-8399


We will gladly accommodate large parties for every need.
Johnny Garlic's offers catering, delivery, a To-Go menu
and offers curbside service.



NEW ALL STEEL 1932 5-WINDOW COUPE
AT SACRAMENTO VINTAGE FORD


Image courtesy Ford Media     



The brand new, all steel, 1932 Ford 5-window Coupe from United Pacific Industries is now on display at Sacramento Vintage Ford along with their flathead powered
old school chassis.


Black EDP Coated to Keep Your New Steel Rust Free
Stock Height
Includes Hardwood Inner Structure
Includes Both Doors with Door Latches
Deck Lid Hinged as Trunk
Firewall and Dash Sold Seperately

MSRP $ 20,999.00

Click Here to See the 1932 Ford 5-Window Brochure

Eighty years of rust and neglect has been tough on the original5-window coupes.

Starting your project with a new steel body from United Pacific Industries is the best way to make your dream hot rod a reality. We've created precision tooling that accurately produces every panel exactly as original. Throughout the process of manufacturing the new 1932 Five Window Body, we had many decisions to make regarding tooling design, modern enhancements, and material specifications. Our philosophy from the beginning was to make it just the way it was! In fact, there are only two options:

1) Original Open Insert Roof, or a Steel Filled Roof

2) With Cowl Vent, or Without


Stop by Sacramento Vintage Ford, check out the
'32 Coupe and pick up your
FREE
1932 Coupe Catalog from United Pacific!





     

   

Established in 1987, the Pick-n-Pull chain of self-service auto parts stores is one of the largest recyclers of end-of-life vehicles in the industry. You bring your tools, pull the parts you need and SAVE lots of money! Their 48 U.S. and 3 Canadian locations offer a huge a selection of used OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts for cars, vans and light trucks - all makes and models, foreign and domestic - all at incredibly low prices.

Pick-n-Pull is proud of the fact that they recycle more than 350,000 vehicles and service more than 5 million self-service customers each year.



Pick-n-Pull is a subsidiary of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a global leader in the metals recycling industry that has been in business for over a century. Although Pick-n-Pull and Schnitzer have worked together since 1989, Pick-n-Pull became a fully owned subsidiary of Schnitzer in 2003 as part of its Auto Parts Business unit.  

 

Being part of a Fortune 1000 company has enabled them to grow stronger and introduce cost efficiencies into their system that have allowed them to bring environmental and cost benefits to their customers. At the same time, the Pick-n-Pull stores have retained the regional and local focus that has made them popular with their customers.  

 

 

CLICK to find a Pick-n-Pull Near You AND check inventory! 

 

 

      

 

You can use the classic Pick-n-Pull Tracker to check inventory across all of our stores.   

 

 

    

   

 

CASH PRIZE WINNER!    

 

 

As a bonus, we also gave away $300. in cash prizes AFTER the Make-A-Wish raffle drawing at the Vintage Fridays show!  

One of the lucky winners above along with Tara, Roya and Bridget with Hooter's Restaurant, Rancho Cordova.....and Darold.  

 

 

 

MARTIN LUNDQVIST'S 1932 FROM SWEDEN  

IS AT SACRAMENTO VINTAGE  

 

 

We have Martin Lunquist's 1932 Ford Coupe on display in our lobby for you to enjoy.  Martin and friends are out of Stockholm, Sweden and started their cross country trip on the East Coast.     

 

   

Look for Martin's 1932 at the Grand National Roadster Show in January 2015 and at the Sacramento Autorama in February 2015.

 

     

Martin did all the work on this 1932 himself with the exception of the paint and chrome. Tomas Landberg did the paint. Martin even designed and casted the wheels!  

 

He also fabricated all the entire undercarriage except for the rails and front crossmember. Martin cut the holes in the 5" drop front axle with a waterjet.

 

Body is an original 1932 Ford. He reshaped a 1937 German Adler grille in all directions to fit the stock 1932 grille shell. The dash from a 1937 Lincoln Zephyr was also  

reshaped and...... reshaped to fit the coupe.  

He retained the Lincoln-Zephyr gauges.

 

Rearend is a Currie 9" with Strange Aluminum center and 11" Buick style drums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Back to the wheels....he made the model for the wheel centers and then cast the final product. The outer hoops were provided by Mike Curtis, then Martin welded the hoops and centers together.

 

 

Martin also crafted the door handles, casted the license plate frame, water jet cut the tail lamp bezels (they use modified 1950 Pontiac tail lamp lenses) and finished them all to match the wheels. The hood center strip and grille nose bezel also match. 

 

 

The very special signature on the drivers side is a copy of Martin's Dads signature. They had started the project about 6-7 years ago and had completed the chassis, when his Dad, experienced a heart attack and passed at the very young age of 61.  


 

  

Roth's Orbitron one of Tom Cotter's "50 Shades of Rust"

 

 

 

 

Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's Orbitron, now restored.
Photo courtesy Beau Boeckmann
.

When the news spread that Roth's Orbitron had been spotted in Mexico after going unseen for decades, Boeckmann was all over it.

It was found by El Paso, Texas-based car hunter Michael Lightbourn. Lightbourn frequently travels south of the border in search of significant American cars that migrated to Mexico and stumbled on Orbitron in the city of Juarez, where it was basically a dumpster in the front of a sex and video shop.


The shop's owner was reluctant to sell, but the partly destroyed hot rod had languished in front of that store for years, and Lightbourn convinced the owner to sell. Orbitron had deteriorated badly over the decades; the unique front nose cone that carried the car's distinguished three-headlight pod was missing, and what remained elsewhere was in poor condition. "Michael [Lightbourn] and I started talking at the 2007 SEMA Show," Boeckmann says.

 Lightbourn wanted to keep the car and restore it. "But when I told him my vision for the car, we made a deal. So I got on a plane and flew to El Paso to see the car."

  

Read the complete article over at Hemmings Daily: 

   

 

  

 

 

 

   


Total Cost Involved Engineering Inc. is a US Manufacturing Company that has produced complete chassis plus front and rear suspension for classic cars since 1974 in Ontario, California.

The vehicle applications that they engineer chassis and suspensions for: Ford and Chevy Hot Rod, Street Rod, Classic Trucks and Muscle Car.  

 

   

 

   

 

 

Looking for Ford or Chevy Total Cost Involved parts?
Give Mike at call over at
Sacramento Vintage Ford!  
1-888-FORD-100  ---  916-853-2244

Congratulations Total Cost Involved 
on your 40th Anniversary and Thank You for your support of our Make-A-Wish efforts for 2014.



CLICK above to view the catalog or stop by
Sacramento Vintage for your FREE copy!







 

 





 

Pepsi Beverages Company

Sacramento, California 

     

       

 Thank You Pepsi Beverages Company, Sacramento,
for your support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.  

     

      

      

  

   

 September 26, 2014 Vintage Fridays: 

 

Jenna, Courtney and Brittany with the Sacramento Kings Dance Team helping out with the BBQ Friday night at our Make-A-Wish event. These ladies rocked!

 

That's James in the back preparing the gourmet burgers! 

 

Over on the Hot Dog Grill...... we have renee and Mark!

You like 'em burnt & crispy.....just ask Mark.   

 

A huge 'thanks' to all of you!

   

      

 

 

   

 

AUTOMETER INSTRUMENTS

 

 

 

  

 

 

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS VINTAGE FRIDAYS

2014   

 

 

We are very pleased to announce that the
Title Sponsor
of our 2014 Vintage Friday's Car Show Season is O'Reilly Auto Parts.


O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. officially started in the auto parts business in Springfield, Missouri, in November of 1957. However, its historical background in the automotive business, as well as the family's quest for opportunity and advancement, may be traced back to a much earlier time.

CLICK
on the store photo to read the article....

O'Reilly currently operates in 42 states, with a total of 4,000 stores and 24 distribution centers, thus ranking it in the top two auto parts distributors in the United States.



Sacramento Vintage Ford would like to thank
O'Reilly Auto Parts for their continued support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.

   


THE 2014 VINTAGE FRIDAYS SHIRTS
all the cool kids are wearing them!
These are the Gildan Ultra 100% preshrunk cotton shirts with a small Vintage Fridays logo on the left chest, O'Reilly Auto Parts on the sleeves and large Vintage Fridays logo on the back. Black T-Shirts are available in sizes
Medium, Large, X-Large, 2x and 3X.

Double-needle stiching throughout! Nice shirts!

CLICK above to view



WANT TO BE ON
LORDS OF THE CAR HOARDS ?
 
Discovery's hit show Lords of the Car Hoards is
now
casting for Season 2!

Are you an extreme car collector? Has your car collection gotten a little out of control? Are you sitting on a heap of cars that are gathering dust, rust, and is
getting rid of them simply a must?

Would you consider selling off your collection to pay
for a full restoration of that
one prized
possession...done by vintage car guru Rick Dore
and
former
WWE wrestler Chuck Palumbo?


We are seeking car collectors in California, Las Vegas, and Phoenix...who have over 20 cars in their collection, and may be ready to get rid of some or all of them.

Email us TODAY: Carhoardscasting@gmail.com



 
Two of our Vintage Fridays 'sort of official' photographers. Robert and Heather.


 





WANT TO BE ON OVERHAULIN' ?


 
Know someone who needs their automotive nightmare transformed into the ride of their dreams?

The hit TV series Overhaulin' is back for another season of incredible four-wheeled transformations as world famous designer/builder Chip Foose and his A-Team turn deserving car owners' trash into treasure.    

Know someone who is badly in need of an overhaul?
Do they have an amazing story that deserves the attention of Chip Foose and the A-Team?

If you do, we want to hear from you -- because you just might be the next 'mark' on Overhaulin'. To tell us the amazing story and get the chance to have someone
special's ride Foose-ified, go to www.overhaulin.tv
and fill out the application!  
 

Please note that all submissions must be made through the Overhaulin' website in order to be official so please do not contact Chip or BCII productions directly.


Who knows, the vehicle chosen to be on Overhaulin' could be your deserving friend's or loved one.  

Remember, the overhaul is a secret until the moment the Overhaulin' team returns the vehicle!

Overhaulin' Team at BCII Productions

ACME TRADING COMPANY


Acme Diecast is pleased to announce the second release in the series of six models dedicated to the special WT color series that Shelby offered in 1968. This is Shelby's 1968 GT350 finished in a brilliant yellow that was designated WT6066.

In 1968 only, Shelby had six rare paint codes designated as "WT" colors, and Carroll only made 159 cars in total using these six colors. Check out the web site for a more detailed history on these "WT" cars and this production will be made up of 1968 Shelby GT500 KRs and GT350s.

Production quantities could be as low as 750 as we might run two colors at the same time. They will be released over the course of production from our entire Shelby line up. So other Shelbys will be interspersed between the release of this series.

Estimated production is 996 pieces.



   


WINFIELD & WATSON CUSTOM CAR
& HOT ROD GATHERING






Purchase your very own Make-A-Wish MAGNETIC
Star at Sacramento Vintage Ford.



AMERICAN TRUCK & TRAILER BODY



Pride and Quality in all We Produce

American Truck and Trailer Body Company both manufactures and represents the highest quality products and brands in our industry. At our state of the art facility, we are able to maintain product quality from start to finish.


ASE certified mechanics, AWS certified welders, master fabricators, on-site engineering, on-site parts and service, full service paint facility, plus over a century of combined truck equipment experience separates us from others in our industry.


American Truck and Trailer Body Co. is proud to be working with many of today's most successful and trusted utilities and businesses. They have chosen AT&TB to provide them with the equipment and support to help them succeed and we're proud to be on their team.


American Truck & Trailer Body Co. Inc.
Main Office
100 W. Valpico Road  Building D
Tracy, CA 95376
Tel: (209) 836-8985

American Truck and Fire Apparatus
285 Industrial Way
Woodland, CA 95776
Tel: (530) 661-0101


Visit the extensive photo-catalog of
American Truck & Trailer Body recent projects in their equipment pages and to contact them to discuss your project.





117 Years of Excellence 
Lincoln Electric's tradition of innovative solutions, technological leadership and commitment to customers, employees, and shareholders stems from the vision of its founder, John C. Lincoln and his brother, James F. Lincoln.



 Lincoln Electric's commitment to providing the most innovative, cost-effective, quality welding and cutting solutions is one that has guided our company for more than 100 years. This, coupled with our technological leadership and worldwide manufacturing and distribution resources, enables us to provide competent and reliable solutions for each of our customers.

Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. With more than 40 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 20 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries, Lincoln Electric has a global work force of more than 10,000.





  

OPTIMA BATTERIES 

 

   

A special Thank You for Optima's continued support

of our Make-A-Wish efforts!

 

   

   

   

2014 OPTIMA® ULTIMATE STREET CAR INVITATIONAL TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

 

7th Annual OPTIMA Batteries Event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be filmed for television series, promises excitement.   

 

 

August 29, 2014 (MILWAUKEE) - Tickets for the 2014 OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational, taking place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time, are now available for purchase online. The OPTIMA Invitational will bring together a diverse field of 100 competitors; the largest number of competing vehicles in the event's seven year history. The 2014 Ultimate Street Car Invitational field is based on the results of its successful national series of OPTIMA Invitational Qualifying events and the corresponding MAVTV network series called OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car.


"The crowd at this year's OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational is sure to be the largest ever, as both competitors and spectators will be able to take advantage of a larger facility closer to downtown Las Vegas and the SEMA Show," said Cam Douglass, director of marketing for OPTIMABatteries. "With 100 of the country's highest-performing street cars pushing the limits this year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, these tickets will be in high demand. We are looking forward to hosting a large crowd of enthusiastic fans."


Each ticket costs $30 and includes one 2014 OPTIMA Invitational t-shirt that guests will receive at the event. Bring your ticket to the event for guaranteed admission. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. on November 8, with competition events beginning at 9:30 a.m.  

 

The Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located just 15 minutes north of downtown Las Vegas, is easily accessible for attendees of the SEMA Show, and is the perfect competitive venue for the year's most exciting street car event.   CLICK on the photo above. 

 

 




MORE DINERS, DRIVE-INS AND DIVES


New York Times bestselling author Guy Fieri, host of the hugely popular Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, revvs up his engine for an entertaining tour of sixty more of the best local restaurants across America that have been featured in his very favorite episodes.

Bursting with his iconic personality, Diners, Drive-ins & Dives: Another Drop-Top Culinary Cruise follows his hot-rod trips around the country, mapping out the best places you've never heard of. Wherever he goes, Guy showcases the amazing personalities, the fascinating stories, and most important, the outrageously good food provided by these American treasures.


Guy, once again, has generously donated copies of his new book for our Make-A-Wish events in 2014.

And yes, they are all autographed by Guy Fieri!
 

CLICK on the Food Network sign to check out
Guy's Dot Kom page!  DVD's, show info, recipes, restaurants and more.

Check you local listings for show times to view
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives



 
TCI ENGINEERING TV


 
VIDEOS: Trade Shows & Events - Street Rod & Hot Rod
Classic Truck - Ford & Chevy Muscle Car
Product Testing

CLICK above  to view



LORDS OF THE CAR HOARDS


Every year finding unrestored classic American cars is becoming a thing of the past. But there's a secret treasure trove of automotive relics that still exists: Car Hoards -- the last frontier of the American Classic Car. Now, WWE superstar Chuck Palumbo and hot rod guru, Rick Dore are out to rebuild legendary cars and help car hoarders thin out their stockpiles of classic cars in
LORDS OF THE CAR HOARDS.


Each episode of LORDS OF THE CAR HOARDS features Palumbo and Dore helping car hoarders by offering them a deal: pick one dream car from their overcrowded car collection to rebuild while covering the costs of the remake by parting with and selling other cars and car parts from their massive hoard. Every hoard is a surprise, a treasure hunt, and Palumbo and Dore don't always know what they're getting into.  The pressure is on and they don't always get along, but together they have a passion for cars that touches these hoarders' lives, changing them forever. grace the covers and pages of hot rod magazines, including Rod & Custom, Rodder's Journal and Custom Rodder.

On Discovery - Mondays    10/9 Central





Your Sacramento Area Ford Dealer for  
New and Used Cars


At Elk Grove Ford, we believe you should be as hassle free during the car shopping process as possible.

Because we take pride in serving our customers to the fullest, we have established a web site that will not only help you find the right new Ford or used car in the Sacramento area that you are looking for, like the all-new Edge, Escape, Fiesta, Fusion, F-150 and Focus, but also help you with financing, car repair and service and locating the correct car parts. If you can't find what you are looking for, be sure to use our
CarFinder
for assistance locating the perfect Ford vehicle for you. With the CarFinder, we will let you know when the vehicle arrives that matches your search.

At Elk Grove Ford, we are willing to answer every and all questions you might have during the car finding process. We are conveniently located near Elk Grove, Folsom and Roseville at 9645 Auto Center Drive, Sacramento, California.  
 
The entire staff at Elk Grove Ford looks forward to serving you!

Elk Grove Ford 
9645 Auto Center Drive 
Elk Grove, CA.  95757 
 
Sales:  888-450-8331


Service & Parts:  916-478-7000 








 


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  QUICK QUACK CAR WASH 

    

Quick Quack is a growing chain of exterior-only, soft cloth car washes in California, Texas & Colorado.

 

  Fully automated and computerized, the high-quality carwashing system is a soft-cloth, exterior-only conveyor wash. Customers stay in their vehicles while being automatically guided through the glass enclosed tunnel where the vehicle is soaked, soaped, washed, polished, rinsed with spot-free water and blown dry all in a matter of minutes. Quick Quack Car Wash also takes pride in being environmentally friendly by conserving water and using environmentally friendly shampoos that are biodegradable and non-corrosive. Additional information is available online at www.DontDriveDirty.com.
CLICK on any image.



Rock Chip Repairs can be done on site and do not
require an appointment.


It's fast...

Windshield & rock chip repair in under 20 minutes.

 

It saves you money...

If the damage spreads, replacing your windshield could
cost you hundreds of dollars.

 

It's safe...

Repairs restore the structural integrity of your windshield.


CLICK above for the details



COKER TIRES  


Since 1958, Coker Tire Company has supplied collector vehicle enthusiasts with tires and wheels for many applications.

With such brands as Firestone, Michelin, U.S. Royal and BFGoodrich, the product line at Coker Tire is filled with high quality bias ply and radial tires. Coker Tire ships worldwide and attends more than 40 events a year. 


Coker Classic radial wide whitewalls, introduced in 1995, are the first modern radial construction wide whitewalls. DOT and ECE (European Union) approved, with an all-season tread design and backed by our life of the tread warranty.





  

Rancho Cordova - Sacramento - Natomas
Bakersfield - Fresno - Honolulu




Hooters of Rancho Cordova
10750 Olson Drive   Rancho Cordova, CA.
(916) 638-2449

Please drink responsibly






       

Goodguys promotes and produces 20 annual events in 13 states and publishes the monthly Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette from the association's Pleasanton, California headquarters. More info? Visit www.good-guys.com.

 

 

 

    

 

 


 

FAQs For Classic Vehicle And Street Rod Owners

1: How often should I change my oil?

Quite simply - it depends. This certainly isn't the ideal answer, but it is the most honest one. Temperature plays a major role in the frequency of necessary oil change intervals. Every 20°F increase in oil temperature beyond 220°F shortens the life of the oil by 50%. This means cars that run very high oil temps will have much shorter oil life than cars that have moderate oil temperatures. Read On....


Designed Specifically For Hot Rods & Classic Vehicles

Well suited for a variety of hot rods, muscle cars and vintage vehicles. This oil is an excellent choice for big block muscle cars, blown street rods and engines with original seals. Features storage protection additives that guard against rust and corrosion during winter storage.

Good for flat tappet, overhead and roller cam engines. No ZDDP or additives required. Viscosity typical of 15W-50. Formerly referred to as HR1.

 
The Importance of ZDDP
ZDDP is the critical anti-wear additive in motor oils.
Here Lake Speed, Jr., Certified Lubrication Specialist at Driven Racing Oil™, explains how the proper balance of detergents and zinc are the key to protecting engines.
CLICK to view the video.


 

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  The FORD MERCHANDISE STORE for your Ford Motor Company related clothing, accessories, toys, collectibles, home & office and SALE items. CLICK ABOVE...

   

   

 

 

The KEY and TOKEN a WISH recipient is given to unlock the very special room that grants their WISH.   

 

Our Vintage Friday's Events support the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and  

Northern Nevada.

   

Lynn and Darold Kohout (L) and Heather Stover (Sacramento Vintage Ford) present Kerry Cregan (Make-A-Wish Northeastern California & Northern Nevada), our check for $8843.86. A heartfelt 'Thank You' to our car show participants, spectators, sponsors and supporters for their support with our 14th season of Vintage Friday's, 2012.

 

 
 

     

 

FIREROCK  GRILL  

 

 

The Sheepherder Inn is now THE FIREROCK GRILL

Back in 1913 The Citrus Inn opened in this very building on Folsom Boulevard. Citrus was sold in front of the building to everyone that passed by on busy Folsom Boulevard.

Folsom Boulevard was a main thoroughfare for the gold rush in the mid 1800s. Many immigrants and forty-niners were in search of some of the gold that James W Marshall and John Sutter found in the American River. The railroads that are still visible across the street today were the same railroads that were constructed in the late 1800s.
Rumor has it that over the years The Citrus Inn became many different businesses, including The Edwards Hotel, and at one point, a brothel. Everyone came to the building to eat good food and to have a good time. There was drinking and dancing 'til late at night.

Later, the building became known as Sheepherder Inn. It was a place for Basque sheepherders to come and rest upstairs in the Inn and enjoy a hearty meal downstairs, which probably consisted of meats, fish, lamb stews, legumes, cheeses and Basque cider.

THE NEW FIRE ROCK GRILL

The new Fire Rock Grill features a New American menu that includes tastes from Latin America, the Mediterranean and Italy.

 

 

    

Firerock Grill
11275 Folsom Blvd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Phone: (916) 638-4584

Crossroads: Folsom Blvd. and Sunrise Blvd.  

Next to the Marriott Hotel.

    

Just down the street from Sacramento Vintage Ford..... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

The Vintage Theater presented by our friends over at KICKER AUDIO. Folks were able to relax near the BBQ with just over 16 tables in 'sort of' air conditioned comfort and enjoy the various episodes on our 15' screen!  

 

   

 

 

DO NOT TOUCH show cards are FREE with any order upon request or stop by the store and pick some up.

 

Clubs & Organizations......drop us a request at news@vintageford.com for your event and let us know how many you would like.  


 


 Thank You.... Tom and Teri at FastFrame in Fair Oaks, California. Tom with one of the PPG posters they framed and matted for our Make-A-Wish efforts. Tom and Teri have been very gracious supporters of our events for many years! 

 

 

5337 Sunrise Blvd,  Fair Oaks, California, 95628
(916) 966-8766



COBRA ELECTRONICS


Cobra Electronics Corporation is a leading designer of mobile communications products in the United States, Canada, Europe and around the world. After 50 years of innovation, the company continues to grow by boldly entering into new product categories.

Today the company's products include:
Mobile navigation devices
Two-way radios
Radar/laser detectors
Citizens band radios
Marine electronics
Power inverters

Cobra products are available in nearly 40,000 storefronts in North America and in a growing number of retailers throughout the world.

We would also like to thank Cobra Electronics for their support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.








 



Creating instrumentation for classic cars, boats and other vehicles that maintians the style of the vehicle while offering state-of-the-art technology is the company's goal, and a team of graphic designers, computer-aided design drawers and operators, and engineers makes it happen.

Classic Instruments now is offering "The Finishing Touch" for your 1956 Ford F-100. The package is an updated, complete replacement to the original gauges. The electronic cluster features speedometer, tachometer, fuel (75-10 ohms), water temp, oil pressure and volt gauges.
 
Classic Instruments
826 Moll Drive
Boyne City, Mi.  49712

phone 800-575-0461














 

Creekside Town Center
1180 Galleria Blvd.
Roseville,CA,95678
Phone:(916)788-2800








AARON S. HAGAR'S  
RAT RUNNERS GARAGE


"All About The Art of  Resurrecting and Preserving Old Metal"


The Rat Runners Garage Crew:
Robey O'Day, Tony Brown, Nick Phillips, Kevin Brown,
Ronald Goralski and Aaron Hagar.

Aaron Hagar owns Rat Runners Garage in Lake Tahoe, Calif. The accomplished singer, actor, builder and business owner designs and builds custom hot rods and motorcycles. He is also the lead vocalist of the band,
FightClub.


Michaela and Aaron Hagar in Red Voodoo


The Hagar's 'RED VOODOO' GMC is:




A few shots over at the Aaron S. Hagar RAT RUNNERS GARAGE Open House, S. Lake Tahoe.








SAVE THIS DATE TOO!

65th Annual O'Reilly Sacramento Autorama

Saturday, February 14 - Monday February 16, 2015

Cal Expo Fairgrounds - Sacramento
1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA  95815 

 

Rod Shows is working towards a spectacular
65th Anniversary Show in 2015


The 65th Sacramento Autorama is presented by:



 
GET READY CAR CLUBS FOR THE

At the 65th Annual Sacramento Autorama
February 14-16, 2015
Saturday - Sunday - Monday

The Retronauts Surf Band will be playing two days
 in the Clubhouse!  With over 25 Clubs and over 240 cars on display last year this building is going to rock in 2015!

Clubhouse will be open til 10:00pm

For additional information give Ed a call at 916-505-6952
 

 

 

SURF CITY GARAGE  PRODUCTS

 



So where did Surf City Garage detailing products  

come from?

 

Well, to keep the cars looking great, we tried every car care product around, but I just wasn't satisfied with the quality or performance. So we developed our own complete line of Enthusiast Grade® detailing products -- recognized around the world as the best anyone can buy. Our guarantee: if these aren't the best products you've ever used, give me a call and I'll personally buy them back - is unmatched in the industry.  

That's why, every day, more and more enthusiasts are switching to Surf City Garage Enthusiast Grade® - because nothing else even comes close.

 

Tim Miller, Car Enthusiast & Founder, Surf City Garage   

 

 

Stop by Sacramento Vintage or CLICK below to see what we have from Surf City Garage. 

 

 

John D'Agostino's 'SOPHIA' 1939 Cadillac  

by Oz Kustoms is back from it's tour over in Sweden and Germany and is back on display in our showroom! 

 

The preferred Car Care Products of Vintage Fridays:  

     

The 2014 Vintage Fridays BBQ is being brought to you by 

Surf City Garage and our supporting sponsors Pepsi Beverages Sacramento, Costco Wholesale,

Rancho Cordova and Frito-Lay.

 

Surf City Garage (Huntington Beach, California)
continues to be a very welcome supporter and sponsor

of our Make-A-Wish efforts.

 

 

   

 


CLICK page to view





 

Mike Gardner's  

1951 Lincoln Custom 'RUBY'   

 

Courtesy Hot Rod Deluxe - Photo by Wes Allison   

 

 

 



117 Years of Excellence 
Lincoln Electric's tradition of innovative solutions, technological leadership and commitment to customers, employees, and shareholders stems from the vision of its founder, John C. Lincoln and his brother, James F. Lincoln.



 Lincoln Electric's commitment to providing the most innovative, cost-effective, quality welding and cutting solutions is one that has guided our company for more than 100 years. This, coupled with our technological leadership and worldwide manufacturing and distribution resources, enables us to provide competent and reliable solutions for each of our customers.

Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. With more than 40 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 20 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries, Lincoln Electric has a global work force of more than 10,000.





  

OPTIMA BATTERIES 

 

   

A special Thank You for Optima's continued support

of our Make-A-Wish efforts!  

 

 

 






 



    

 


Certified Auto Repair isn't a shop name, a chain of stores or even a franchise. Certified Auto Repair embodies a standard of quality held by a nationwide network of the most respected auto repair facilities in the industry. Our members are asked to join based on reputation, integrity, qualifications and expertise. Certified Auto Repair members will not only take care of all your vehicle needs, but do it with professionalism and a level of customer satisfaction second to none.
Click above to find a mechanic in your area.



 

 

CLICK above to check out their page,  

photos and events.

 


Hosts Alex and Bob with show engineer, Mike.

Whether you own and/or are interested in the hobby and history of restoring or personalizing a classic, custom, hot rod or muscle car, we've got you covered.  We talk about kool cars, events, trends and California vehicle laws that affect our hobby.   Our goal is to inform and share experiences of our guests with our listeners and help maintain a continued interest for the next generation of car collectors.


Founded by Butch Gardner in 2001, CRUISIN' GARAGE has been on KAHI Radio broadcasting to Placer, El Dorado and Nevada Counties, and as far away as Yuba City, Gridley, Sacramento, Dixon and Woodland! 
The show streams live online at www.kahi.com.

 

 

 

Lambs wool car dusters are in stock!  They are what we use on 'Voodoo Priest' and the other fine finish cars.

CLICK above to order yours....

 

 

 

When your car or truck needs a bit more than a dusting.....give Kelley a call!

 

Award Winning Show Detailing

Color Sanding & Buffing  -  Show Circuit Detailing

Mobile & Shop Services

Serving the West Coast since 1987 

 

 

Kelley Hunter 

925-525-9056  -  360-260-4486

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA AUTO MUSEUM

  

   

 

 

   

   

 

TOBY KEITH'S

I LOVE THIS BAR & GRILL

 

Leave it to country music legend Toby Keith to create a restaurant that offers great food and the best live music in Oklahoma City. Named after Toby's hit single "I Love This Bar," this exciting venue offers a real down-home experience.
 
Open for lunch 11am daily. Come as you are.
They'd love to have you anytime!
No reservations, but seated upon order of arrival.

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill

Order from our 85 foot guitar shaped bar, or strike up a conversation with one of our beautiful Whiskey Girls - some of the hottest waitresses and bartenders in the business.

 

Folsom Country Bar  

440 Palladio Parkway 

Folsom, California 95630
916-984-8629 
Located in the PALLADIO at Broadstone


 THE SACRAMENTO VINTAGE FORD

F100 PARTS CATALOG!


408 page, full color catalog of 1948-1966 Ford Pickup

parts and accessories

   

Not on our catalog list? CLICK on the image to order.    

       

What Other Ford Parts Do We Have For You?

 

1909-27 Model T
1928-31
Model A & AA

1932-48 Ford Passenger 

1932-47 Pickup 

1948-66Pickup

1949-56 Ford Passenger

1967-79 Ford Pickup

 

Plus Parts for your:  

Hot Rod, Street Rod, Custom,  

Suede & Rat.

 

Cool stuff for your shop, office and garage!  


www.VINTAGEFORD.com

 

VINTAGE FORD BRAKE DRUMS

by....

VINTAGE FORD 

 

   

 

   

 The Sacramento Vintage Ford drums fit 1940-48 Front or Rear (except 1948 pickup) with a 3-1/4 inch center.

       

 

    

THE WIRING SHOP at SACRAMENTO VINTAGE

 

 

Our WIRING SHOP page ..............  

 

Like the look of Old School cloth wrapped wire and related components? Want to build you own harness?

 

 

Cloth wrapped and PVC color coded wire  

in 14ga, 12ga and 10ga by the roll or by the foot.

 

Modern insulation with an authentic cloth  

braided cover...... not just printed to look like cloth. 

 

2ga cotton wrapped battery cable by the foot. 

 

Terminals: Rings, Flags, Forks and Bullet 

Battery Cable & Battery Terminals

Wire tys and clamps    Hot Rod Harness Kits

Books - Manuals - Charts    Bulbs 6-Volt / 12-Volt

Non-Ford Tail Lamps    Cloth Wrapped Spark Plug Cable

Plug Terminals    Voltage Reducers    Non-Ford Headlamps 

Loom Material    Heat Shrink Tubing 

Fuse Blocks and more! 

    

CLICK on any image to check it out.  

    

 

  

 

ITS' TRUE

 

   

 

Flathead Jack's own180 M.P.H. nostalgia masterpiece, the "Fastest Flathead Dragster On the Planet" is FOR SALE!

 

 

 

 

The Flathead Jack Twin Engine dragster is on display in the showroom at Sacramento Vintage Ford and can be yours. $95,000. including trailer and contents. (Graphics on trailer in photo have since been removed).   




VIVA L'AUTO GALA

 
 Courtesy VIVA L'AUTO GALA

Join us on October 3, 2014 at North Ridge Country Club as we celebrate the automobiles of the Niello Concours at Serrano during the weekend of concours activities.

From the classics to the exotics and everything in between...the display will be a preview of what is to come on Sunday (10-5-14) at Serrano.

The event will be from 6:00 ~ 10:00 in the evening and will include a fabulous display of motor cars, cigars, vodka & bourbon bars, strolling dinner, live and silent auctions as well as wine tasting.

Tickets are $75.00 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Sacramento Children's Home Crisis Nurseries.

Fabulous motor cars, live music by Proxy, cigar, vodka & bourbon bars, live & silent auction, a strolling dinner, and NewsRadio KFBK's Kitty O'Neal as Master of Ceremonies!

What's not to love about Viva L'Auto?

-CLICK on the image above for details-




October 5, 2014
Event is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WHERE
- On the Green -
Serrano Visitor's Center 4525 Serrano Parkway
El Dorado Hills ~ California 95762
 
Serrano is located in El Dorado Hills - 25 miles from downtown Sacramento and 90 minutes from Lake Tahoe.

ACCESS
Event is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM2014


 SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

7:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Car Placement
10:00 AM - Judging Begins
3:00 PM - Awards Presentation
4:30 PM - Best of Show Presentation

(Images courtesy Niello Concours at Serrano)



AMERICAN RESTORATION  

 


 AMERICAN RESTORATION on the History Channel features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at Rick´s Restorations in Las Vegas, Nevada, as they take rusty, beat-up items and restore them to their original glory.  

 

Whether it´s a giant gas pump from the 1940s or a Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s, every restoration is a high-stakes business project where worthless rust is transformed into a valuable collectible. However, these restorations aren´t easy. Every project presents unique challenges for Rick and his team.

 

 When it comes to restoration, Rick Dale is the Pawn Stars go-to guy. AMERICAN RESTORATION follows Rick's work as owner of Las Vegas-based Rick's Restorations, a family business that finds, restores and up-cycles cool objects ranging from Cadillacs to Coke Machines.

      

 Rick's very nice Ford F-1 Pickup can be spotted on various episodes of American Restoration.  

Did we mention Rick's pickup is:




1112 S Commerce Street

Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

   



 




Did You Miss The Last One?



CLICK on ANY FILMSTRIP  

to see what you may have

missed in previous editions of the
Vintage Advantage..........

 

  

 

 

 

     

 

  

 

   



Sacramento Theatrical Lighting is a family-owned business in continuous operation since 1947. Now operating out of a 65,000 sq. ft. building, STL is a full-service theatrical equipment company. They offer a full line of theatrical lighting equipment and accessories, moving lights, dimming and control, stage curtains and expendables.

The Rental Department can set you up with everything you need for your backyard party or a professional theatrical production. If you are looking for a full service contractor to handle all of your event needs, their Production Department has all of the answers you need.

STL also has a Special Projects Division that specializes in design and installation of large and small theatrical systems, design and install of theatrical drapery, rigging inspections and other specialty projects. They employ a full in-house Tech Service Department.

SACRAMENTO THEATRICAL LIGHTING
950 Richards Blvd
Sacramento, Ca. 95811
916-447-3258

Thank You! SACRAMENTO THEATRICAL LIGHTING for
your assistance with setting up our warehouse for the California Highway Patrol
CHiPs For Kids toy distribution event and for our
Vintage Theater by Kicker Audio!
 


See What Going On Over At The
Vintage ebay Store!
 


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On Velocity Thursdays at 8/7C 


To classic car lovers, their vehicles may be priceless, but to expert appraisers it comes down to dollars and sense. WHAT'S MY CAR WORTH returns for more collector car action across the auction block.




Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort, Inc. is a locally owned and operated company whose corporate headquarters are located in Rancho Cordova, California. Our company was founded in 1984 and is now the area's largest full-service, home energy improvement provider. We currently operate four divisions and employ well-trained experts who are skilled at energy efficiency upgrades for home and office.

We are uniquely qualified to assist our clients to understand and implement a variety of improvements that will reduce their energy consumption and cut or even eliminate their monthly electric bills. We have built an impressive client list of over 24,000 who have benefited from improving energy efficiency in their homes.



800-551-3040
916-638-0543
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort
2550 Mercantile Drive, Suite D
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
800-551-3040



TAKE-A-KID TO A CAR SHOW

There have been countless studies done to prove it, but virtually everyone knows that spending quality time with a kid is the greatest gift you can give them. And sharing your appreciation for collector cars is a great way to nurture their interest in a hobby that you can enjoy together for many years to come.  

   

Through the SEMA Take a Kid to a Car Show coloring book app, kids of all ages will be able to customize and personalize each car.  

We encourage users to visit www.takeakidtoacarshow.com to discover additional fun and exciting resources.

(CLICK above)    

 

  

 








   

 In 1965 the first T.G.I. Friday's restaurant opened in New York City at the corner of First Avenue and 63rd Street and quickly became the meeting place for single adults, with $1 million in revenues its first year.  

 

 "T.G.I. Friday's® is known for serving authentic American food and exciting drinks. We also understand that our restaurants are more than just a place to eat. They are places where communities form, gather and engage."

"So, we take our commitment to community seriously. Our Team Members have cultivated strong local relationships and take great pride in their engagement with guests and their participation in the communities that they live and work in."          

ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA
1168 GALLERIA BLVD.
ROSEVILLE, CA 95678
(916)-781-8443

ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA
7101 LAGUNA BLVD
ELK GROVE, CA 95758
(916)-478-9010


   




American Truck & Trailer Body Company

        

FLOWMASTER MUFFLER   

 
Flowmaster's product line includes exhaust products for Performance Street, Muscle Cars, Trucks, Street Rods, RV's, Motorhomes, and all types of race applications. With over 400 different muffler models, 370+ exhaust systems and numerous exhaust accessories available, Flowmaster offers you the choice of sound to fit your preference from "wild to mild" and your specific vehicle needs.








The first choice for generations of American hot rodders. A winner at the drags, dry lakes, shows and circle tracks.

And now available again. With new linkage and fuel delivery parts. And Stromberg clothing & collectibles too. Just the same. Better than ever.


Old Crow Speed Shop belly-tank Streamliner.
Six-time World Land Speed Record Holder.
Powered by Genuine Stromberg 97 Carburetor







 

 

A LITTLE BIT 'ABOUT US'

 

 

 Darold, Lynn and our little Manager in training, Mike....

Day One...1969. Yes, Darold 'HAD' hair back in the day.

 

A little bit about our history in an article written by
Bill Sessa for HotRod & Restoration Magazine.

 

CLICK on the photo to read the article

 

   

 

 

'Storage Wars' Barry Spinoff
'Barry'd Treasure'


"Storage Wars" favorite Barry Weiss will take the lead with his very own show, "Barry'd Treasure."

   

The limited series will feature Weiss, now retired from the storage auction game, as he embarks on a cross-country journey unearthing some of the nation's rarest and most fascinating collectibles.






 






 Unloading Hetfield's 'VOODOO PRIEST'

Hot Rod Haulers & Appraisals For All Your
Transportation and Evaluation needs.
 
Pick up and Delivery within 72 hours

Serving the West Coast Exclusively
35 Years Experience with Collector Cars, Licensed and Insured, One Car at a Time, Personalized Service.
Soft Tie Downs, No Chains.

To Schedule a pick up or get a mileage rate call:
(530) 906-3820

Dan@TheHotRodHaulers.com


Loading up John D'Agostino's 'SOPHIA'   



EDELBROCK FAMILY FOUNDATION

 
The Edelbrock Family Foundation was formed with the purpose of bringing together like-minded organizations that share a passion for providing education and training for America's youth. We hope to foster a new generation of automotive industry leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, enthusiasts and more. 

 
Over the last 75 years, the Edelbrock family has proven itself as a leader and pioneer within the automotive aftermarket industry.

From the day Vic Edelbrock Sr. went over 121 miles per hour, 3 weeks before Pearl Harbor, to the Sprint Cup Series cars that race every Sunday with Edelbrock manifolds, the Edelbrocks have a legacy of going fast.


 

FAITH GRAINGER'S AWARD WINNING MOVIE

"DEUCE OF SPADES" DVD
  
Available at Sacramento Vintage Ford
Item #02386   $25.



 
Andy and Sue Brizio's 1932 roadster that WAS on display in our showroom.....sadly it went back home. Andy missed his roadster....go figure. Thanks Andy!
(Photoshop magic by Heather)



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Cruisin' around the Sacramento Vintage parking lot in the 'Sacramento Vintage Equipped' Grand National
'Speed 33' Roadster, owned by John Buck. 

 

 

   

 

 

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