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MG MGB GT V8 Factory Originals Technical - Convention
|It seems I've lost my registration form. What are the dates? Anyone got a link to the registration page?|
I sent you an email with the details.
They can also be found in the V8 archives.
1969 MGB 302 V8
This is the latest thread on the 2004 convention - Steve just gives the essential details to get things going.....
|i just checked out the thread, Rick I., you forgot something in your response to using a trailer. it should have read the only time i need a trailer is when my "V8" mg is not running. us with V6 cars will drive to the hotel and wait for you V8 guys to trailer in. look forward to seeing you and your car, will yours be the single or tandem axel unit? just in case i pass you on the motorway, later, jim|
|re: i just checked out the thread, Rick I., you forgot something in your response to using a trailer. it should have read the only time i need a trailer is when my "V8" mg is not running. us with V6 cars will drive to the hotel and wait for you V8 guys to trailer in. look forward to seeing you and your car, will yours be the single or tandem axel unit? just in case i pass you on the motorway, later, jim |
I'll probably have my 6 cylinder MG in Grand Rapids.
|i am glad to hear you will have the v6 there rick, just a little good natured ribbing for the v8 crowd, jim|
|re: Posted 08 June 2004 at 00:41:08 UK time |
i am glad to hear you will have the v6 there rick, just a little good natured ribbing for the v8 crowd
V6?!? Who said anything about me bringing a V6?!?
I will be attending the event, need directions from the airport using airport transfers sevenoaks in Grand Rapids Michigan to the area of the gathering, and if possible hotel recommandation.
|sorry rick, you referred to the mgc than. bill, looking forward to finally meeting you, better make your reservations asap, john twists summer party is going on at the same time at the hilton accross the street, i am planning on bringing one car but offered brian mc-c the option of coming and driving my other car, we will see if he takes me up on it, jim|
|re: Posted 08 June 2004 at 07:25:05 UK time |
Bill Guzman, USA, Ca , email@example.com
I will be attending the event, need directions from the airport in Grand Rapids Michigan to the area of the gathering, and if possible hotel recommandation.
Bill...The Grand Rapids airport is only about 1-2 miles south of the Grand Rapids Hilton on 28th and Patterson. This is the base hotel for the UML meet...the bas hotel for the V8 meet is directly across the street at the same intersection...the Exel Inn....Steve has a block of rooms reserved...call them.
Posted 18 May 2004 at 17:34:50 UK time
Steve Carrick, Middleville MI, firstname.lastname@example.org
The BRISTISH V-8 SHOW IS AUGUST 13 & 14 2004 in Grand Rapids MI. The host hotel is the Exel Inn, here is a list of other hotels close by
Exel Inn 4855 28th 616-957-3000 (East of Hilton this is the base hotel for the V8 meet and is across the street from the Hilton)
Hilton Inn 4747 28th 616-957-0100 (SOLD OUT...this is where a majority of the MGs attending the UML gathering will be staying)
Hampton Inn 4981 28th 616-956-9304 (East of Hilton)
Knights Inn 5175 28th 616-956-6601 (East of Hilton)
Quality Inn 4495 28th 616-956-8080 (West of Hilton)
Comfort Inn 4155 28th 616-957-2080 (West of Hilton)
Days Inn 5500 28th 616-949-8400 (East of Hilton)
Red Roof 5131 28th 616-942-0800 ((East of Hilton)
Looking forward to meeting you in person...as well as other posters (or perhaps im-posters) on this BBS!
ps...got one step closed to finishing the V8 last nite with the purchase of new Goodyear 205-60 Assurances mounted on Motegi 7-spoke 15" rims. Charcoal grey with chrome accents...looks nice with the silve/purple paint scheme of the GT...also got the new fuel tank primed and painted and ready for install.
|Looking foward to meet all of you, and looking foward to see all of those great cars, including those V8's that will be towed to the convention :-)|
Just having some fun.....
|I'd like to know of there are any camping facilities nearby? My wife and I are planning a camping trip this summer anyway, and why not make it the summer party. That is I can get Glenn T. to add one of his trailer hitches to my V6 B. |
|Got my plane ticket, rental car, and a room at the Exel inn. the only other thing I need....is for the time to go faster.|
I met John Twist in Santa Barbara Ca. at the BMTA annual meeting, very nice man. I also met Carl from Electic restorations, I hope to have the opportunity to visit them.
|Bill...sorry I missed the BMTA meeting this year. I attended the inaugural one in Grand Rapids last year...time away from work and an MG COuncil meeting the following weekend this year prohibitted my attending. Dammit.|
I was please when I purchased the most recent copy of Classic Motorsport to find yet another write-up about the BMTA...and to find its logo in so many advertisements!
The British Motor Trade Association will be making a positive impact on our hobby/trade/lifestyle!
North American Council of MG Registers
|Rick, it's a great thing that will help our hobby, not just the bus aspect, but the hobby in general.|
I got to meet some really nice people at the meeting.
Looking foward to meet you Rick.
This thread was discussed between 04/06/2004 and 11/06/2004
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