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The Legend: What is this site all about?

According to the Webster Dictionary A legend is a “non-historical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical”; legendary is likewise defined as “celebrated or described in legend”. The right stories can make any car Legendary. Part of the fun and mystique of owning collector cars are the stories behind them. The stories about how they were acquired, about the breakdowns, about the special trips and especially about the people encountered along the way. Legendary Collector Cars are not made in a factory, they are made on the street, at the racetracks and at car shows. They can be Muscle Cars, Sports Cars, Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Classic Cars, Antique Cars, Collector Cars or any other car you love. This page is about our Legends and about making your car a Legend.
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Legendary Collector Cars focuses on having fun with collector cars and the life style of collector car owners. It seems as if most of the of the current car related web pages are interested in selling cars, the Blogs are about breaking news and  the TV Shows are all about “How To”. We also like to buy and sell cool cars, we love the latest gossip and we like to tinker on old cars but this web page focuses on:

  1. Real people, real cars and real America. Legendary Collector Cars features real car enthusiasts of all walks of life, all ages, and all locations with their cars out having fun. Legendary Collector Cars are driven. We prefer Muscle Cars and Hot Rods with a Sports Car or Rat Rod for fun but we love all cars and will try not to let our personal favorites get in the way of what we show you.
  2. How many ways can you have fun with a car? A few examples are: cruise-ins, shows, caravans, autocross, races, concours, tours, helping others by giving rides to the elderly at nursing homes or young kids at civic events. The possibilities are endless.
  3. If you are interested in Cars For Sale; check out our CARS FOR SALE we won’t ever have a lot of cars for sale but you will like what we do have. Some will be ours and some will belong to friends.
  4. If you just want to see what kind of cars we own; go to our MUSEUM.
  5. Like projects and project cars? Go take a look in our PROJECT CARS page,  you will also find some Barn Finds and other Cool Stuff.
  6. If you like to watch videos of cars, then check out our MOVIE NIGHTS. They aren’t really movies but good TV and you can watch them at an old time Drive-in Movie!
  7. We didn’t forget our friends, check out our FRIENDS CARS. You can even submit your ride for consideration.
  8. How are you making your car a Legend?
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How can you get involved?
  1. Car Clubs: We can list your car club in our links page but we need a story about your best event and you have to include good interesting photos. We also request you add http://www.LegendaryCollectorCars.com link to your club’s web page. Again you have to send us photos and stories. The best ones will make the page.
  2. Road Tour: A big portion of the web site consists of our stories about traveling with a car club on a road tour or our own individual excursions. These stories are covered in ON TOUR.
  3. dogs-small.jpg The running theme of this site is husbands and wives having fun with their cars. Not sitting at car shows with the most expensive vehicles but seeing them on the road. Sure, we will try to get the best cars possible and the most unique vehicles but we really want to focus on getting as many clubs and people participating on the site as possible. We are using lots of photos and videos to keep you entertained.
  4. Locations: Much of this site’s stories are photographed in the southeastern parts of the Country. We are located near Nashville and obviously we prefer to stay near home. The weather is good and there are a large number of car clubs and enthusiasts in the area. There are also numerous major car events in this part of the Country. However, we also travel to other parts of the Country for major shows and activities. These might include a Club tour through the mountains in Colorado; a visit to the Pomona swap meet in California or a trip to the northeastern part of the Country to see the fall colors; there are also the numerous Super Chevy Shows, Fun Ford Weekends, Good Guy events and similar activities that occur regularly all over the Country.
  5. NASCAR; we enjoy racing. We will be at NASCAR events and vintage racing events. You will see it all right here.

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Richard

I grew up and lived in Iowa for nearly 40 years before moving to Southern California and now live in Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check our our www.TalladegaSpoilerRegistry.com page) As long as it has four wheels on it I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife Katriana is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out with our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at http://www.LegendaryFarms.com.

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