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Cars and Coffee - Michelin Building

So our local Cars & Coffee is the Michelin parking lot on the third Saturday of each month. There is a little bit of everything there in regards to the cars. Our area is diverse so you may see high end Lambos or Ferraris and ragged out beat boxes in the same day. That’s is part of the fun.

Here are the highlights of the day from my perspective.

#1. This is a Honda z600. The gentleman who owned it was extremely nice. It was awesome to have conversation with him about this little car.

I even had the opportunity to sit in it. The interior was in good shape and it was surprisingly roomy. A very cool little car indeed.
It has a 600cc twin cylinder motor up front, 4 speed manual transmission, and four wheel drum. It was like a mini EF hatch.
It even had the original window sticker in it! We were behind him coming in on the highway and he had no trouble keeping up with traffic. Awesome!
#2: I didn’t get all the particulars from the young man and his dad(?), who’s on the motorcycle beside him but, this was clearly an early model 300zx. These guys were cool and fun to talk to.
The young man changes the colors up a lot he said. He thinks he is going to stick with this shade of blue for a little while.
It has race seats, 5 speed, and some minor bracing. I was told that there will be proper suspension on the car next time. The springs are cut currently. I asked him if he tracks the car, he said no, not yet. He just enjoys driving the car around and did this all for fun. Now that is a cool attitude. This was seriously one of the more true to JDM lifestyle cars there. If I see him again I’ll get more particulars.
Other cool highlights below.

I have no idea what the yellow thing is but, it was awesome to look at.
Rail car.
An old school Norton. I liked the look of this bike and the color. The simplicity of older motorcycles is so cool to me. They also were not all covered up with fairings.
That's it for this go around. More to come on the next go around of C&C at Michelin.


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