Gunners Garage

37th Iola old Car Show Coming Up

It is only Monday of the car show weekend and there is already a lineup of vendor vehicles waiting for the gates to open later in the week. Many vendors come to this area to vacation before the show, then return later in the week.

There’s a pretty impressive lineup of aspecial attractions for Iola ’09. It looks like this:

Official Stats
2500 show cars
4400 swap spaces
1000 car corral spaces
1600 camping spaces
2009 Special Attractions
Display of 40 Cars featured in new Johnny Depp movie “Public Enemies” about gangster John Dillinger
“Teamed to Learn” Tent with Restoration Workshops
1-of-a-kind Mohs Ostentatienne Coupe (recently restored in a high school shop and Bruce Mohs will appear)
1-of-a-kind Bestul Sports Car. A “sports roadster” built in the early ’50s and once featured in Popular Mechanics magazine
Former NASCAR driver Rich Bickle will show his Muscle Up Performance chassis and sign autographs
Chrysler “Fin Car” expert Jerry Kopecky will demo under-construction last Chrysler 300F convertibe made
Davids 4-Speed Transmissions will present transmission worksops
Fred Beyer’s “Hot Rod High” program for young hobbyists
Wisconsin Gas Stations book autor
Green Bay Packer Leroy Butler
Actor Greg Evigan of “BJ & The Bears” TV Show
New VenDerBink auction
   This show is organized by the Iola Old Car Show, Inc., a community charity. All proceeds benefit local charities and community service groups.



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