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May 9: Best of show

May 9: Best of show

No trophy for me, despite spending a good couple of hours washing and waxing the Lurker. I'm sure I must have picked up a few votes, but 'Best Beetle' and 'Best of Show' went to this very pretty '63. Very nicely detailed throughout, although I really don't understand the roof rack thing! The very low front end has necessitated narrowing the front axle assembly, and those fully polished wheels are sure to take a lot of looking after. Look how clean the luggage space is. I didn't even open mine! Later on, back home, I was spotted cleaning the mud of the tyres and from inside the wings...

More pictures from the show in Linda's gallery and a few more of my shots here

Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
1/200s f/11.0 at 17.0mm iso400 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time09-May-2004 14:11:31
ModelCanon EOS 300D DIGITAL
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length17 mm
Exposure Time1/200 sec
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias
White Balance (-1)
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality (6)
Exposure Program
Focus Distance

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Mike R10-May-2004 15:44
I'm not a fan of the narrowed front beam on a street car. On a race car it looks right.
Pall Gudjonsson10-May-2004 11:13
The Lurker gets my vote !
Guest 09-May-2004 21:09
I prefer YOUR Beetle!!
Karen Stuebing09-May-2004 21:07
I love these cars. And that one is a beauty. As I'm sure yours is. Haven't seen Linda's photo yet.
Robin Reid09-May-2004 20:08
I enjoyed Linda's shot of you and the whole story ... sorry you didn't win.
Zak09-May-2004 20:07
a great classic!
Larry Ahern09-May-2004 18:56
Cool car ... sorry you didn't win but post more pictures.
Guest 09-May-2004 18:42
But the picture Linda took of you clearly wins an award!!