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Detroit Autorama 2004 with CJ
2004-02-27
Bob and I attended the 2004 Detroit Autorama at Cobo Hall in Detroit. There were a lot of beautiful cars, especially the Ridler Award contenders. Visited with a lot of old friends and spent the evening doing a lot of walking!!! Hope you enjoy the photos.

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  Prowler with a small block Chevy V8 and C5 transaxle. 
 
 
  Storyboard on the custom Prowler 
 
 
  Under the hood - 500/HP, 600 ft/lbs. torque  
 
 
   
 
 
  Custom interior  
 
 
  Sidepipes and custom wheels  
 
 
   
 
 
  
 
 
   
 
 
  Closer view of the engine compartment 
 
 
   
 
 
  Production Rumble Bee from Dodge!  
 
 
  Super Bee  
 
 
  An original 426 HEMI display engine 
 
 
  Paul LeMat from American Graffiti signing autographs  
 
 
  440 Cuda 
 
 
  This was my favorite car in the show. It is out of Arizona with a stunning paint job. The base color was copper with overlays to make it reminiscent of the earth tones found in the desert. Spectacular!!! Also has a Viper engine for power!  
 
 
  The color was called "Blush"  
 
 
  This car was one of the Ridler Award contenders 
 
 
   
 
 
  Powered by a Viper engine! 
 
 
  Bob and Blackie Gegeian - promotor for the Fresno Autorama 
 
 
  One of Blackie's cars  
 
 
  More of Blackie's cars  
 
 
  Blackie's  
 
 
  Two-tone Nova  
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
  55 Chevy 
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
  Interesting flames  
 
 
  Flames around the sidepipes  
 
 
  Keith Crain's car  
 
 
   
 
 
  The "Foxy Lady" 
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
  It's called SHAZAM!!  
 
 
   
 
 
  The Ridler Winner! 
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
  Another Ridler contender 
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
  Bob and our old friend George Barris!  
 
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