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Any of you guys going to TX2k? I’m flying out to spectate and would be cool to meet some of you in person. I’m gonna try to stay an extra couple days and visit Austin as well.
Nope. $25 for 1 day, $50 for 2, $75 for 3, etc., etc. It's just a big money grab for the those who are involved in the show. It stopped being fun years ago. Supra's get to park in the mud with everyone else. I don't know why a Supra owner would waste their time or money on this thing. It's all for the GT-R, Turbo Lambo guys and their buddies. Even when I lived in Houston, I stopped going.
 

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Yeah I know, and unfortunately i was never able to attend when it was an actual Supra event but honestly $75 to watch 3 days worth of some of the fastest exotics and imports in the world race all day just sounds worth it to me. Flights out of LAX to Houston are super cheap.
 

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True. There will be Supra's and other stuff, I just lost the want to be anywhere near that thing. Many I know feel the same way, we don't go. It brings out local, state and county enforcement strong because too many stupid people show up at this show and anywhere near this thing.
 

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It was better 7-15 years ago before it grew out of control (if you are a Supra enthusiast). It's still fun today and has grown a lot, but it is more about the exotics and high end builds.

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My friend and I are going to this coming Pistons on the Square in RR or the Pflu, I forget which town. We'll be taking our million year old cars, but would be good to see some Supras. I haven't seen a Dawg in like four years. I also need my friend to see some Mk. III's so he can get one....eventually, ha.
 

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There is Pistons on the Square in Georgetown...

The next day is the Round Rock show...

Which one(s) will you be at? I'll meet you guys there.
 

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Pistons on the Square. For me, that'll take a bit over an hour to get there since it's in Georgetown. I see it starts at 8am though. How busy does it get? Can we show up at like 9 or 930 and still grab a spot and still have enough cars to check out? I know these early shows and the classic car guys usually are heading out by 930. What time do you recommend getting parked up by?

Idea was to do a morning show, and then an evening show if one lines up that day. The Square and RR show the next day might be a better idea. Pistons for sure though.
 

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You won't be parking in the main circle for the Georgetown show, probably just outside of it. It tends to fill up between 8-9. I tend to get there by 7:30 or so. But you won't be too far. That show tends to start to empty out around 10-10:30.

Round Rock tends to go till 11-12 depending on the day. I'll most likely be at both of them.
 

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Here is a show on Saturday, February 27 in Georgetown...

Free to see and gets bigger every year. It was the last show I think I went to before Covid started killing shows in March last year. I went to this one last year and 2019. It's a Great classic car show.
 

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We may end up going to the airport one as well. I think for that one, we may get there early, as even if it is outdoors, I imagine a lot of people will be there as the day goes on.

So, any white out package Mk. III's coming out to Georgetown or Round Rock? I need to get the idea of him reliving his youth and Gran Turismo days in modern times a reality :) I'm trying to convince him to find a clean Mk.III so he doesn't have to worry about restoration or big projects. I told him intake, 3" dp and exhaust, shim the wastegate a hair, and maybe a front sway bar, and some decent shocks and springs. Those simple items will make the car really enjoyable to drive and won't be going in to the project realm.
 

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We'll see if I go to any car shows this weekend. My Supra won't make it past my driveway if I wanted it to with the summer tires on it that need replacing this year. Plus I have to clear out the snow on the third car side of the driveway. Never did I think I would experience something like this in Texas. The Chicagoan in me is just baffled by what is happening here.
 

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We'll see if I go to any car shows this weekend. My Supra won't make it past my driveway if I wanted it to with the summer tires on it that need replacing this year. Plus I have to clear out the snow on the third car side of the driveway. Never did I think I would experience something like this in Texas. The Chicagoan in me is just baffled by what is happening here.

Yeah, I'm a maybe for Sunday at the RR show. Depends on what things look like by Saturday afternoon.

What's baffling, the weather, the fallout, both?
 

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Yeah, I'm a maybe for Sunday at the RR show. Depends on what things look like by Saturday afternoon.

What's baffling, the weather, the fallout, both?
The fallout. The weather is no big deal to someone from Chicago. My last Blizzard was 10 years ago and was much worse than this in terms of cold, wind and snow. What has happened after is just ridiculous and amazing at the same time. So unprepared! Being without power for 37 hours which caused damage to my tankless hot water heater. So it's going to cost me a little. Anyway, I'm not going to distract this thread from what has happened anymore though. I know plenty have it worse around here. I didn't throw away the Chicago Winter clothes, natural gas to cook on my stove and had COLD water so I was good.

Yeah Saturday is definitely a No for me. Sunday is a maybe if it still goes on. I won't have hot water before Monday and I'm not sure how crappy the roads will be by Sunday morning. Maybe I'll show up in the Lexus if the roads are still crappy to Round Rock. Supra summer tires don't like cold or ice. Not sure yet.
 

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Discussion Starter · #37 · (Edited)
Georgetown & Round Rock meets got cancelled this weekend. They will be back in March.

There is a thing at the HEB Center this Sunday I might go to. It's ok.
 

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Count me out on tomorrow at the HEB Center. It mustn't be all that good if supercars are ok, haha.
 

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Count me out on tomorrow at the HEB Center. It mustn't be all that good if supercars are ok, haha.
Yeah, what I mean is it can be surprisingly boring. Some exotics don't necessarily make a car show exciting. I do go at times to see stuff, but if I miss it it's no big deal. Pretty sure I'm going to sleep in anyway.
 

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Here is a show on Saturday, February 27 in Georgetown...

Free to see and gets bigger every year. It was the last show I think I went to before Covid started killing shows in March last year. I went to this one last year and 2019. It's a Great classic car show.
This got moved to March 6. So 1 week later.
 
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