Rear View Mirror - July, 1992: Planning to
defend our trophy at the Tri-Club picnic;
Five happy hours in July; LeRoy Boys,
COCSD Cars & Stars II, Street Vibrations
Costa Mesa car shows; July 4 Oceanside
parade cancelled due to lack of funds;
Planning for Monterrey Historic Races at
Laguna Seca; Planning for Third Annual
Day at the Races; Chevy plans to boost
horsepower in '93 Vettes, and a 40th
Anniversary edition; And planning for the
Butterfield Country Corvette Club Vettes
on the Meadow.
We've all been seeing more and more '97
Vettes actually out on the streets and
driving around. Who will be the first in our
club? I see a white one just about every
day going the other way on Vista Way. I
figure it must be an insurance agent in
Bonsall or something.
Once again, on a warm, humid evening
after the Vette has been sitting about 2
hours, the ZR1 backfired severely, blowing
off a vacuum hose, causing the "Check
Engine Soon" light to come on. Chevy
mechanics say it's normal but... anybody
have any different information? No, I don't
push down on the gas pedal when I start.
Shawn has come up with a longer look
ahead than our detailed spreadsheet-style
calendar. We're looking for suggestions on
what people might find useful. I was
thinking, perhaps a column of things we
generally do as our club, and a column of
things we expect to do with other clubs?
And of course, we want to solicit ideas of
new things that people might want to do!
Some things go through a life cycle (or
several, in the case of our Happy Hours). I
would personally like to see us put on an
Autocross, both a serious one and a fun
one. Remember, "we join the club to enjoy
Special thanks to Shawn, Terry and Trish
for their help in putting this issue together.
My North Coast Vettes Web Page:
then select Corvettes. I finally added the
Corvette Purity Test, then saw the
formatting messed up, so wait till after
perhaps the middle of the month, then find
out if you are Truly Corvette Pure. I also
registered my page with several search
engines as the North Coast Vettes home
page, but it hasn't seemed to have "taken"
yet. I'll be checking that out. Compuserve
doesn't quite see eye to eye with the rest of
the Internet Service Providers in many,
often obscure, ways. Graphics and
animation coming Real Soon Now.
Useless car page:
By Shawn Silva
Subj: Meeting changes
Starting July 1, 1997 the monthly general business meeting of the North Coast Vettes will be held at 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the Month at Denny's, Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, Ca. In addition, the Club plans to have an monthly "event" hosted by a member or members. Please have any suggestions ready to discuss at our next meeting. The consensus of the members is that one business meeting along with a monthly "event" will help generate interest within the current ranks and attract new members. This "event" will serve as a 2nd meeting for purposes of By-Law compliance.
Hot off the wire!! Received Friday, June
20, 1997 from Senator Quentin L. Kopp Re:
Smog exemption for classic cars.
I am pleased to inform you and other
supporters of Senate Bill 42 that my
legislation to exempt 25 year and older
vehicles from the smog check requirement
was approved by the Assembly
Transportation Committee on June 16,
1997. The vote in favor of the measure
SB 42 will subsequently be referred to
the Assembly Appropriations Committee for
a hearing on the fiscal aspects of the bill;
no date for such a hearing has been
established. The legislation could be heard
prior to the July18-August 18, 1997
legislative recess. The bill will proceed to
the Assembly Floor and then to the
Governor following the fiscal hearing.
The support of the many thousands of
persons who favor SB 42, especially those
individuals who appeared at the hearing in
person, was of paramount importance in
the successful outcome of the Assembly
Transportation Committee hearing. The
work to secure passage, however, remains
unfinished. Additional calls and letters to
members of the Assembly Appropriations
Committee, your local Assemblymember
and the Governor will be instrumental in
keeping the bill moving and ultimately
securing the necessary signature to place
the measure into effect.
I appreciate your continued interest in
SB 42 and your strong efforts to assist me
in enacting the bill. Keep up the good work.
North Coast Vettes
P. O. Box 188237
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Car Country Carlsbad
5335 Paseo del Norte
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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