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  1. Matt, you are correct. They both judged in Charlotte this year.
  2. Yes, you would need to provide factory documentation on an optional tire. If there is a question from the Judging Team, the Captain will approach you. Best place to look first is in the owner's manual. The Best way to deal with the fact that you cannot find the right size tire is to contact the VP of Judging. There are owners who want to run radials when they are not showing, so they buy two sets of proper wheels. "Tire Documentation Owners not able to find a correct replacement tire should send a letter to the VP Judging indicating the specific size of the correct tire and that at least two tire manufacturers have been contacted and the correct tire is not available. Tires one size larger or smaller are acceptable. A letter from the VP Judging is the ONLY AACA ACCEPTED documentation regarding a vehicles' substitute tires. Any letter issued by the VP Judging should be shown to the Team Captain at the time of vehicle judging. IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THE TEAM CAPTAIN ASK FOR DOCUMENTATION FOR ANY TIRE THAT IS QUESTIONED BY THE CHASSIS JUDGE OR DOES NOT MEET THE FIRST YEAR OF MANUFACTURE GUIDELINES LISTED BELOW. Some manufacturers offered a radial tire – for specific vehicle(s) - as a factory authorized option to the standard issue ply tire. The use of red line radials on a vehicle should be accompanied with documentation. It is advisable to seek documentation from the vehicle 2-23 owner when a tire size or type is in question. This is especially so in cases of limited production, specialty vehicles, and foreign made vehicles..." "b. RADIAL TIRES (e.g., 185R14, 175R13, etc.), Domestic Cars. (Factory documentation is required for any vehicle with radial tires prior to the years listed below.) Some domestic manufacturers offered these tires as early as 1967, such as Buick and Oldsmobile. It is possible that others may have offered them as well. BEFORE taking any deductions, the Team Captain will ask the owner for documentation. Note: European built vehicles can be much earlier. Japanese vehicles 1967, possibly earlier. c. LOW PROFILE METRIC RADIALS (e.g., P195/70R13, P195/70VR14). Domestic Cars as early as 1979. European cars 1969*, Japanese cars 1975*.
  3. Take a look at this page from the AACA Judging Guidelines. There are also Driver's Participation and Historic Preservation of Features awards, where cars are evaluated, not point judged. We can't have you coming to our shows and not have you know what's going on. 😉 Do a search for AACA.org/Juding Guidelines to learn more.
  4. Well, I don't find much history on the History Channel, but one can always hope... Sounds like the emphasis is going to be more about the people instead of the cars, but one can always hope! Online description: "The Cars That Built The World tells the story of a group rival engineers who created a revolution in transportation and forever changed the world in the process. Driven by innovation and rivalry, their genius created the most transformative invention of the 20th century, spawning new industries and bringing about a freedom never imagined before the birth of the car. Exploring over a century of innovation and covering Honda, Toyota, Mercedes, Ford, Porsche, Rolls Royce and more, these are the dramatic stories behind the biggest names in the auto industry."
  5. Purple is a color of mourning. I do remember funeral homes using small purple flags on a hearse and sometimes on the family cars in the mid 20th century. In 1937 North Carolina added a section to the Motor Vehical Act which refers to purple flags and purple lights.
  6. I'd guess not many.... Each book held 1200 stamps!
  7. Autofair no SE Spring National yes, at Embassy Suites
  8. Let me suggest you go to aaca.org. Under Publications, download the Judging Guidelines and start at the back in the Appendix Section with 4-4. It gives the "family tree" of AACA awards and shows how our 400 points system works.
  9. I was fortunate enough to know several of Andy's friends in Mt Airy, and worked for several years with one of Andy's former pastors. Each one spoke of what a wonderful person he was. Yes, there are several places worth seeing in and around Mt Airy. The surrounding area is great for touring!
  10. In the 50s Holden did assemble Pontiacs from kits imported from Canada. By the 60s they did build the Canadian versions of the Pontiac but with Chevy drivetrains, etc.
  11. Yes, Hershey is the "big show", but it is not a Grand National. The Grand National in 2021 is in Minnesota. Should not be a problem getting it evaluated at Hershey.
  12. Yes, but I'm also smart enough...😎
  13. "There will be no refund of the entry fee in the case of the event being cancelled due to any UK Government restriction or directive after Sunday 4 October 2020." --as stated in entry form.
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