We would like to thank everyone who attended our Open House last weekend! Despite a rainy morning, the weather turned out great! It was a fantastic day with wonderful people, cool cars, delicious food, and fun! A huge thank you to Jason, Jordan, and John for working so hard to make sure everything was ready - you guys are awesome! A special thank you to Sean - you are an amazing cook! We really appreciate you taking the time to cook for our event. We are truly blessed to do what we do. We had our first detailing party at the Cruise-In on Friday evening! I think we'll have to do this again! Thank you to Sonax for providing the awesome products for demo's! I will say all of these cars looked soooo
good by the time they were finished with their spa treatment! :) Note: Reggie and I will be out of town this weekend, so we'll be back next Friday evening for the Cruise-In! Hope to see you there!
Reggie had some time to touch up some paint on the Baur:
Saturday morning greeted us with gray skies and rain. By the time our event started, the rain had moved on. This year's trophy for People's Choice - "Best in Show" was pretty cool. The roundel spins and always lands right side up. We'll find out who won in a bit!
Some of the cute kiddos who attended:
We were happy to see 2010's "Best in Show" arrive from Bloomington to defend his title! (Check out last year's Open House here
This 1976 BMW 2002 won People's Choice "Work in Progress." We love this '02! As luck would have it, this bimmer's owner also won an automobile photo session with me! He and his wife have a couple cool cars, so it will be fun to see which one they choose for the photo shoot! Congrats, Jim!
Sean surprised Reggie with this cool dessert - custom cupcakes!
And his daughter, Mason, had her eye on them:
And the famous S50 Swap Car was definitely a favorite of the day! Thank you, Brandon, for letting us share this sweet bimmer with everyone!
Congratulations to the 2011 People's Choice "Best in Show" - the 1988 e30 M3!
Here's a slideshow with all the photos from the day:
This week, Reggie had some fun with a bimmer shell and a cutting tool...take a look!
We were hoping to put this '89 325i back on the road...unfortunately, there was just so much rust in the floor and battery box.
As we've mentioned, we like to be as "green" as possible. We saved all the great parts of this ol' bimmer, and sent the rest off to be recycled.
John has been tackling the rust on this 1989 BMW 325ix:
After removing any rust, John applies rust encapsulator to protect the metal and prevent the return of vintage bimmer's arch-nemesis, rust.