ATTENTION:

The Roamin Angels Car Show has been cancelled for 2021. Be safe and cruise safely.

Under the Hood

One of the great things about a Roamin Angels’ road trip or cruise is that there always seems to be someone who can figure out what’s wrong when something mechanical goes wrong on these old beauties. Long live road trips!  

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Snapshots: Past Toy Drives

For over two decades, the Roamin Angels have worked in conjunction with the Salvation Army to give the local children and their families a Merry Christmas. Though we can’t have a regular toy drive, inventive minds prevailed to make sure that this year is just as special. The toy drive for 2020 was done in conjunction with the Marines Toys For Tots program.

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Snapshots: The Grand Canyon Trip

This was such a fun trip to the Grand Canyon. Memories of people now gone, but never forgotten. That is what is important is to appreciate all the days we are together, but, if we can not be physically together at the least keep in touch. Thanks for the memories. It was one of the Roamin Angels road trips back a few years ago. It’s nice to remember! – Paula B.

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Club Plaque Transformed

Years ago I purchased an aluminum club plaque from a member. It was just plain aluminum and quite heavy.  I have had it for years.  Elaine has a very artistic friend and I thought it might be nice if she could actually paint the plaque in what I think are the correct colors and she agreed. Just got the plaque back and I was really pleased with the results. I am not sure I have seen another quite this nice over the years and in fact, have not seen many…

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Part II: What I Did During Covid-19

Continuing Projects: I just finished another dashboard, this one is from a 1953 Pontiac. It was a gift from Wayne D. and was mostly all there. I had to buy an ash tray and the speaker surround on Ebay. The knobs I made using my 3d printer. I stepped up and had the correct color paint mixed at Knights Paint. It is called Santa Fe Red and is about the color of tomato juice. I enjoy restoring these old dashboards, I have several more to do. But, I am running…

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Amazing Transmission Shop In Colfax

My wife, Kris, and I bought a 1962 Thunderbird in Manteca.  I had acquired a 2002 Corvette prior to that, so Kris was interested in getting a classic car.  Due to the owner’s health issues, the Thunderbird had not been driven for years.  It had been started occasionally.  We got the Thunderbird for an outstanding price.  Even if the drive train needed to be replaced, we would still be way ahead of the value of the car.  The engine proved to be sound, however the transmission seemed to be leaking…

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Toy Drive – November 28

2020 Toy Drive • November 28, 2020 Combined Effort of the Marines Toys for Tots and Roamin Angels Special Thanks to the Event Coordinators:  Pat G. and Mike H. This year’s Toy Drive is a collaborative effort between the Roamin Angels and the Marine’s Toys For Tots. Pat G. and Mike H. organized this version of this year’s Toy Drive with the Marines. It was decided that going for money, not donations of goods or toys was the best idea considering all the inherent donation restrictions of physical goods. Mike…

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Kudos & Announcements – December 2020

Membership Dues are Due by December 31st The membership application is included with the newsletter. Why not take a few minutes and fill it out and get it returned now. (Our registration chairperson, Dee Ann, thanks you!) Download the membership application (PDF) Get your registration in along with your new photo for the 2021 roster. The Roamin Angels are teaming up this year with Big A, Riebes, the Marine Corps (Toys For Tots). The club will be setting up classic cars on display to help promote the Toy Drive donations. We…

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Cars & Coffee – October 31, 2020

Saturdays 7am to 10am at the McKnight Crossing (Kmart Center) on McKnight Way in Grass Valley. You are required to wear your mask when patronizing Daily Donuts. It’s the state mandate for businesses. Whatever your belief on the validity of masks, social distancing, etc…be respectful of others. Thank you. – Great photos by Marty Souter of the Roadents

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