Phillip Cole

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  1. Phillip Cole

    Request for judging sheet

    James Elliot, VP of Judging PO Box 723 Yorktown, VA 23692 The names and contact information for the national officers can be found in Antique Automobile magazine.
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    Well done. Great show!
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    Aftermarket guages are not original and have a three point max deduction each. That falls to the interior judge to decide.
  4. Phillip Cole

    Help with Modern Car Problem

    It does sound like a sensor, but... First things first, talk to the dealership service manager. If that doesn't help, talk to the general manager. This should never have gone on this long. I've had three members of my family who managed dealerships. They would have been appalled by this.
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    Trade advice,comments

    More like avocadoes and pumpkins. If the other guy has always wanted an MGB and you would like to have the Model A.... I've owned a B and driven both, enjoyed both but for my own subjective reasons. How does your Buick come into this mix?
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    Re-production license plates

    NC does not require submission of a YOM tag for registration. If you use a YOM tag you are required to carry a current tag (with current sticker) in the car and show it when requested. Also, NC does not require front tags. The AACA regions in NC have had good friends in our state legislators for several years, and we are thankful.
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    Indian Head Gasket Cement

    Uh oh! That means no more Mary Janes, Sweethearts, or Squirrel Nut Zippers, too! 🤤
  8. Phillip Cole

    Questions about VIN numbers and trim tags

    Mr Harwood has given you a good view of the circumstances surrounding our guidelines. Now, please read the following from the Guidelines: "The objective of AACA judging is to evaluate an antique vehicle, which has been restored to the same state as the dealer could have prepared the vehicle for delivery to the customer. This includes any feature, option or accessory shown in the original factory catalog, parts book, sales literature, or company directives for the model year of the vehicle. AACA accepts motorized vehicles 25 years old or older, which were built in factories and specifically designed and manufactured for transportation use on public roadways and highways." Note that we "evaluate" and the the vehicle can have "any feature" that can be factory documented. It is the owner's responsibility to restore the vehicle authentically. The team captain can ask for documentation if the team has questions. I have judged in several marque meets and can tell you that AACA judging stands up pretty well. Not all VIN and cowl tags tell you everything about drive trains and options. In fact, I have seen a marque judged muscle car recently with a faked cowl tag and options which were not available that year. The back seat was full of trophies. We do the best we can....
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    Mini-Lindy Toy Cars Ever hear of them?

    Sixties through eighties plasic kit cars. Basically, a Match Box contemporary. Kelogg used to offer them two for fifty cents to sell cereal. The models from the sixties usually have a Buy It Now price of $20 plus. I'm guessing the most valuable one in your group is the VW dune buggy (?)...
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    Biggest new car per peaves

    Sounds like most of us have aged out at least in spirit of the target market for car manufacturers today.
  11. Phillip Cole

    Caption this photo....

    Do these tires make my trunk look too big?
  12. Phillip Cole

    Southeastern National Spring Meet, April 7

    Media Center @ 2 pm
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    Southeastern National Spring Meet, April 7

    We judge on pavement in Charlotte. 😁 Matt, apparently no one knows the Hershey weather rule... 😞 The Speedway has a lot of new events planned for this Saturday, including a burnout contest and a drifting exhibit.
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    HPOF: Extended Paint Warranty from the Factory?

    I had a white 90 Buick on which the roof peeled. I don't think the dealers gave any documentation. Never occurred to them.
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    Southeastern National Spring Meet, April 7

    Thanks for offering them. I'm putting the 89 back in HPOF at Charlotte. When will you arrive?