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Hot Rods Celebrated At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Feb 9, 2017 | Posted by:

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Saturday, February 4th proved who the hardcore car fans really were. In true northwest fashion the show field was being pelted with rain but the faithful still showed up in surprisingly high numbers. Our monthly Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in car show featured a theme of hot rods.

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Our Detail Wagen Delivers The Goods At SEMA

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We built the Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen for the SEMA trade show. Standing out in a sea of flashy cars was a tall order because it would take a keen eye to notice the BMW’s subtle, well-executed customizations. Still, we hoped our two-door M3 wagon conversion would be noticed. Boy, did our dreams […]

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It’s All About The Cars of Deutschland At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Nov 8, 2016 | Posted by:

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You had to want it on November 7th. We commend all the brave souls who sloshed though rainy weather to attend our monthly cruise-in car show. Spirits were not dampened and plenty of outstanding cars were on hand do there was plenty of eye-candy for those wearing properly layered clothing or armed with umbrellas.

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Ringbrothers 900-Horsepower Winnebago… You Had Us At 900 Horsepower w/ Video

Mon, Nov 7, 2016 | Posted by:

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Ringbrothers, an aptly named shop founded by bothers Mike and Jim Ring, show what a small team with big ideas can accomplish. The shop, located in the small hamlet of Spring Green, Wisconsin, has risen to the ranks of the elite in the car building realm. This can plainly be seen in their three innovate […]

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Introducing: Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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Our Detail Wagen is set to make a big splash at SEMA but in order to maximize its impact we’ve had to keep it under wraps for the last 10 months. It’s been excruciating, but the day of reckoning is here. We will quickly rundown the specs but rest assured we have a series of […]

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Race Cars Trip The Light Fantastic At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Oct 4, 2016 | Posted by:

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Despite being a week into the fall season, the sun shone bright at the October 1st Caffeine & Gasoline. The theme was race cars and there were some high-quality racers populating our Auto Display and representing in the parking lot outside. Of course there were rides of all types, eras, and nationalities on hand as well.

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Event Coverage: Griot’s Garage Hosts BMW M Car Day

Thu, Sep 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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Holy Bavarian Bombshells Batman! There were tons of BMWs flying the M Power flag at Griot’s Garage as we hosted the BMW CCA Puget Sound Chapter’s M Car Day car show. Organizers lined up the M-badged performance icons by year and chassis designation, making a walk around the parking lot a walk through time.

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Jaguars Leap Into The Spotlight At Caffeine & Gasoline

Fri, Sep 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We were surprised at the number of Leaping Cats in attendance at our Jaguar-themed September Caffeine & Gasoline show. The popularity of the event, however, was not a surprise. The joint was jumping and parking spots were at a premium. It was great to see enthusiasts trading stories as the sun peaked through the early […]

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Parking Spot Car Feature: Jason Anderson’s 1955 Porsche Continental

Wed, Aug 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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The 1955 Porsche Continental is a rare, one-year-only, America-only offering that’s basically a 1500 with a catchy, made-for-America nameplate. Porsche’s marketing scheme backfired as Ford took exception to the use of Continental which was its line-topping Lincoln product and sued. This one had a football huddle of people around it.

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Porsches Rule The Roost At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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The themes we create for Caffeine & Gasoline are meant to be loose fitting, mostly describing the makes of the cars in our Auto Display. But word must have gotten out because there were a ton of Porsches at our August 6th extravaganza.  

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Parking Spot Car Feature: 1948 Chevrolet Pickup

Wed, Aug 3, 2016 | Posted by:

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When this fat-fendered pickup rolled off the line in 1948 it was resigned to accept its fate as a workhorse, it had no aspirations of greatness. As it toiled away on the farm there were no dreams of cruising the open road, attending car shows, or having people point in delight at the lowly Bow […]

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Parking Spot Car Feature – Lead Sled, A Stock-Class Drag Racing Icon Of The ’70s

Fri, Jul 15, 2016 | Posted by:

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This edition of Parking Spot Car Feature got started because the car in question happened to be parked where John Bunker, our interactive designer and photographer, usually parks. Little did we know the perfectly patina’d wagon was 2-1/4 tons of drag racing history.

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Detroit’s Finest Celebrated At July Caffeine & Gasoline

Wed, Jul 13, 2016 | Posted by:

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We are happy so many enthusiasts made Griot’s Garage part of their Fourth of July celebration on July 2nd. There was a lot of revving going as we had a great mix of American muscle cars, roadsters, and wicked hot rods dominating the parking lot and concours lawn. Check out some of the cool cars […]

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Parking Spot Car Feature – Michael Leach’s Factory Five Type 65 Daytona Coupe

Thu, Jun 30, 2016 | Posted by:

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Show stopper, head turner… the adjectives one can use to describe Michael Leach’s Factory Five Type 65 Daytona Coupe don’t just flow, they gush. When we saw the sleek machine at the June Caffeine & Gasoline we knew it deserved a deeper look.

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Ground-Shaking Dragster Fire-Up Headlines Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Jun 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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It was a loud and proud morning at Griot’s Garage on June 4th. We blasted the morning dew off the leaves when we fired and revved “Juvenile Delinquent,” a blown 383-inch small-block V8-powered 1947 Fiat Topolino as part of our Caffeine & Gasoline activities.

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