Beautiful Weather Welcomes Beautiful Cars at Goodguys Columbus

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All the guy (and gal) gear heads will be thrilled for the upcoming Goodguys in Columbus, Ohio this weekend July 12-14. The weather forecast looks beautiful with temperatures in the mid-80s and sunny – a perfect setting for a classic car show.

With autocross, vintage drag racing, and more, MyClassicGarage felt it compulsory to attend and bring the giveaway 1970 Hemicuda. The event is taking place at the Ohio Expo Center at 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211. For more details on ticket pricing and hotels, visit Goodguys’ official website, here.

If you will be in attendance, be sure to stop by the MyClassicGarage booth. It should be easy to find us, just look for the Limelight Green 1970 Hemicuda. 3qrtrlakelowEditedThat’s right, the 2013 giveaway car will be making the trek from Charlotte, NC to Columbus, OH. Stop by and say hello to some of the MyClassicGarage crew and ask them any questions you may have of MyClassicGarage and the recently released MCG Social – the first social network dedicated to the classic car enthusiast.

Come hang out with us if you can, but if you can’t make it to this event, check out our 2013 show schedule below. If you can’t make it to any of these events, or just wish to sign up for the ‘Cuda, you can do so here.

MCG Tradeshow and Expo Schedule

Date Event Name Location
May 14-19 Mecum Springs Classic Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19 Goodguys Nashville Nashville, TN
June 7-9 Carlisle Ford National Carlisle, PA
July 12- Goodguys Columbus Columbus, OH
August 9-11 Mopar Nationals Columbus, OH
August 13-19 Russo Steele Monterey Monterey, CA
August 23-25 Corvettes at Carlisle Carlisle, PA
August 29-Sept 1 Auburn Auburn, IN
Sept 19-22 Auto Fair Charlotte, NC
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MCG Social Now LIVE! Finally, a Social Network You Can be Proud of

MyClassicGarage is very proud to offer the world’s first integrated social network solely dedicated to the classic car enthusiast. As an already faithful user, you get to use MCG Social before anyone else, and of course it’s absolutely free.

Connect with friends, meet new like-minded car buffs, follow forum-style Channels predicated on specific cars, and so much more. Check out the highlighted features below.

Feed

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This is where all the current activity within your MCG Social world will show up, from Upcoming Events, recently added New Cars, and MCG Marketplace additions, as well as comments from Friends you follow.

In the left column, you can see what Channels and Friends you have followed.

My Profile

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The name says it all. Click here to view what your profile looks like to other users. Friends will see your cover photo, profile pic, and any cars you have loaded in your garage that are marked “public.”

Channels

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This is largely how you can stay connected with what interests you the most. Subscribe to your favorite cars for updates in your Feed. For example, if you like ‘66 Mustangs, you may want to subscribe to the “Ford,” “1964-1973 Ford Mustang,” and “Classic” channels. Within these channels is a forum-based structure where users upload photos, ask questions, create “build threads,” list parts for sale, and so forth.

Events

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Events allow you to search industry and local events by hobby segment, show type, and location. You can also submit events here to be viewed by all MCG users – a great way to gain exposure for your next cruise or show.

Garages

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This tab will bring up suggested Garages (users) to follow, or you can click “Followers” to see who has followed you. Click on “Following” to view the profiles you follow.

Cars

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Pontiac guys like Pontiac guys. In the Cars tab you can search for specific cars so you can follow Garages you know will interest you. Let’s say I like GTOs, I will search GTO in the “Search Cars” field, then click on the ones I wish to follow.

Maps

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The maps tab is where you can view and search Garages (users) and Events that are near your location.

GET STARTED!

Since you’ve already signed up to use MyClassicGarage.com, it’s now time to build your MCG Social profile.

Click Here to Get Started

Here, you can begin to put a face to the name and build your profile. Set your location in Settings, add past, present, and dream cars, follow Channels, submit Events, and so much more using MCG Social. Have fun!

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MyClassicGarage.com Offices Move to Historic South End Charlotte

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“Retro Meets Contemporary – Fitting for a Classic Car Tech Company”

MyClassicGarage.com announced today that it has moved to new offices in historic South End Charlotte, NC. The community, described as “Where retro mixes contemporary,” seems fitting for a tech company dedicated to the classic car community.

With a growing number of employees ready to position MyClassicGarage at the center of the classic car realm, a bigger space and central geographical location was needed to accommodate existing and new talent. The new office can be found at 2125 Southend Drive Unit 453 Charlotte, NC 28203 as detailed by their home page.

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About MyClassicGarage.com

Based in North Carolina and founded by collectors, MyClassicGarage.com is the ultimate online resource for classic car collectors and enthusiasts. The cloud-based application allows users to track every facet of their collection and participation in the hobby – past and present. Classic car owners share content, video and photography with the world, at the click of a mouse. Users buy and sell cars in the MCG Marketplace with free listings and ads that run until sold. The Knowledge Base and additional research tools enable enthusiasts looking to get into the classic car hobby to get up to speed quickly, empowering them to make wise purchase and sale decisions.  MCG Social is the world’s first integrated social network solely dedicated to the classic car hobbyist. The ClassicDNA will lay the groundwork for creating provenance on every classic car within the MCG network. Watch the video.

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Hemicuda’s V8 Music to Our Ears – MCG to Attend Goodguys Nashville

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Part of the MyClassicGarage team will be making the trek from Charlotte, NC to Nashville, TN this weekend, May 17-19, 2013 for the Goodguys 8th Nashville Nationals at LP Field. Nashville is “Music City, USA,” but to us petrol heads, the sound of a rumbling V8 is music to our ears.

Speaking of rumbling V8s, our very own pavement-pounding 1970 Hemicuda will be at our booth for all to see. December of this year, one lucky winner will receive this Hemicuda as our 2013 giveaway car.

Stop by the MyClassicGarage booth to see the actual Hemicuda you could win by signing up here, or we’ll be happy to get you signed up on one of our iPads at the show if you can make it out.

If you have already signed up, there are ways to gain more entries. Simply log in at http://www.MyClassicGarage.com and click your dashboard. Scroll all the way to the bottom and there will be three different ways to gain more entries.

Goodguys events are always a lot of fun and we end up meeting very cool people. There is autocross, and even a Rusty Wallace Kart experience! These guys know cars are meant to be driven, and we love that. Stop by and tell us about your classics and collection, we’re happy to set you up using our free software to manage your inventory.

Can’t make it out to this event? Catch us at any of these:

MCG Tradeshow and Expo Schedule

Date Event Name Location
April 4-7 Auto Fair Charlotte, NC
April 4-6 BJAC – Palm Beach W. Palm Beach, FL
May 3-5 RK Pinehurst Concours Pinehurst, NC
May 14-19 Mecum Springs Classic Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19 Goodguys Nashville Nashville, TN
June 7-9 Carlisle Ford National Carlisle, PA
July 12-15 Goodguys Columbus Columbus, OH
August 8-10 Hot August Nights – BJA Reno, NV
August 9-11 Mopar Nationals Columbus, OH
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1970 Hemicuda On Display at Palm Beach Barrett-Jackson

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It’s a busy weekend for the MyClassicGarage crew. Not only is the majority of the team attending the Charlotte AutoFair, but also our number one attraction will be at Palm Beach, Florida for the Barrett-Jackson auction.

That’s right, the 2013 giveaway car, a 1970 Hemicuda, will be restingfront 3:4 right its feet in beautiful Palm Beach.

The auction is being held in West Palm Beach at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and full 3-day passes can be had for $35.

It’s easy to find the MyClassicGarage booth. Spot the Limelight Green 1970 Hemicuda and you’ll find MyClassicGarage’s very own Jim Dodge standing by to help you with anything related to the site and getting signed up to win the Hemicuda.

It’s free to signup, not to mention being easy and fun to do so. There will be iPads setup if you want to signup onsite, or you can signup online for free here.

MyClassicGarage is simply an online tool for classic car collectors to easily manage their inventory. But so much more is coming! You can already learn about classics in the MCG Knowledge Base, or fill your home or garage with beautiful car art using MCG GraphicsGarage. MyClassicGarage is the #1 fastest growing classic car website, and we’re here to become your one-stop-shop for everything you will ever need, that includes buying/selling cars, and even talking with like-minded enthusiasts on the soon-to-be-released MCG Social.

If you can’t make it to Charlotte or Palm Beach, Florida, see our tour schedule below and come say hey!

MCG Tradeshow and Expo Schedule

Date Event Name Location
March 8-10 Detroit Autorama Detroit, MI
March 15-17 Portland Roadster Show Portland, OR
April 4-7 Auto Fair Charlotte, NC
April 4-6 BJAC – Palm Beach W. Palm Beach, FL
May 3-5 RK Pinehurst Concours Pinehurst, NC
May 14-19 Mecum Springs Classic Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19 Goodguys Nashville Nashville, TN
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Home Court Advantage-MCG to be at Charlotte AutoFair with a 1970 Boss 302

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It’s March Madness, a very exciting time for sports fans, but spring is equally important to car enthusiasts. All the exciting car shows and swap meets are waking up from their winter slumber and are now ready for more shows, cruises, and swaps!

MyClassicGarage will be attending the Charlotte AutoFair this weekend April 4-7, 2013. Lucky for us, it’s right down the road at the famous Charlotte Motor Speedway. The majority of the MyClassicGarage team will be in attendance at least one day for the fun-filled weekend.

ratrodThe Charlotte AutoFair is a semiannual national car show that includes the Antique Automobile Club of America. There will be 10,000 vendor spaces full of restoration parts and cars for sale. Count on over 1,600 vehicles for sale in the car corral.

If you will be in attendance, stop by the MyClassicGarage booth. We will have iPads setup for you to sign up to win the 1970 Hemicuda we’re giving away this December, as well as ask any questions you may have about the website or anything classic cars.

The team loves talking about classic and muscle cars, just like the rest of you, so we have decided to bring a special car to break the ice. To find our booth, look for this 1970 Grabber Blue Mustang Boss 302 located at booth 20 in the Sprint garage.

An original Boss from factory, it has had a full recent restoration and is sure to please206834_6b58ecaa38_low_res even the most discerning eyes. A date-correct small block 302 rated at 290 SCCA-winning horsepower was dropped into its engine bay. Sit in the black vinyl buckets, admire the original gauges, grab that Hurst T-handle 4-speed shifter and you’ll be wishing you had one in your garage. Lucky for you, the car is for sale at RK Motors Charlotte.

If you can’t make it out to this show, see the schedule below for when MyClassicGarage makes it to your town. Rumor is the Hemicuda will be in Palm Beach, Florida this weekend for the Barrett-Jackson. Stop by there if you get a chance.

Hope to see you at these shows or any future ones!

MCG Tradeshow and Expo Schedule

Date Event Name Location
March 8-10 Detroit Autorama Detroit, MI
March 15-17 Portland Roadster Show Portland, OR
April 4-7 Auto Fair Charlotte, NC
April 4-6 BJAC – Palm Beach W. Palm Beach, FL
May 3-5 RK Pinehurst Concours Pinehurst, NC
May 14-19 Mecum Springs Classic Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19 Goodguys Nashville Nashville, TN

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The 1970 Hemicuda to be at Detroit Autorama – Mopar Motor City Madness!

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That’s right, now’s your chance to see the 1970 Hemicuda in all it’s recently restored glory in the city it was born at the Detroit Autorama. The event takes place December 8-10 at the Cobo Center.

The Detroit Autorama started off as a Hot Rod show in the ’50s to raise money for a local drag strip, but has now evolved into what it is today: one of the most attended and exciting Hot Rod shows in the country.

That being said, MyClassicGarage deemed it necessary to bring out our very own “hot rod” for everyone to see and envision this car being parked in their garage this December.

A booth will be setup where you will find the giveaway car parked, so stop by to see the front 3:4 rightcar in person, as well as receive a free giveaway. While there, you can sign up to win the Hemicuda for free on the iPads, and speak with Jim and Jeff of MyClassicGarage if you have any questions pertaining to the giveaway, or using MyClassicGarage.com in general.

If you can’t make it out, check out MyClassicGarage’s tour schedule below, or simply signup online here.

Date Event Name Location
March 15-17 Portland Roadster Show Portland, OR
April 4-7 Auto Fair Charlotte, NC
April 4-6 BJAC – Palm Beach W. Palm Beach, FL
May 3-5 RKM Pinehurst Concours Pinehurst, NC
May 14-19 Mecum Springs Classic Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19 Goodguys Nashville Nashville, TN
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