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M –60
Burnsville, Minnesota
United States

alwaysakid is working towards moving to a less frigid climate. — updated 1 week ago


About alwaysakid’s Garage


About me and my passion for cars

I've been into cars for as long as I can remember and have attended car shows in at least 10 different states from the Eastern Seaboard to the Rocky Mountains over the past 30 years. I like original antique cars, but have a taste for street rods and customs as well. I like the styling of the 1950s best. I currently own a two-owner 1961 Thunderbird, and a modified 1951 Chevy sedan delivery that is currently in my son's possession. Past rides of interest have included a 1950 Studebaker Champion, 1960 Oldsmobile 88, 1954 Nash Metropolitan, 1958 Mercury Monteclair, 1966 Chevy Nova, 1971 Chevy Caprice and a 1968 Rambler American, not necessarily in that order.

My first car

My first car, a 1973 Datsun 610, was bought more out of practicality and as a political statement than for its styling or performance.

Car I wish I still had

I wish I still had my 1966 Nova, minus the damage a Rochester, NY taxi did to it one day when my wife was driving it. That was back before they knew how to straighten a bent frame.

My dream car

I'll try to keep the list as short as I can. But near the top would be a 1936 or 1937 Cord, 1955 or 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria and a 1957-1960 Studebaker Hawk.

Car clubs I’m in

Great Plains Streetrodders


  • Type of racing: NASCAR
  • Driver: Jeff Gordon
  • Driving song: Hotrod Lincoln
  • Car movie: American Graffitti
  • Car book: Encyclopedia of Cars
  • Car magazine: Hemmings Classic Car
  • Car game: just cruising anywhere

— Profile last updated: Jan 15, 2015

Date Joined Dec 21, 2006
Trophies Trophies: 7,441
Garage Views: 49,025
Challenges W: 12   L: 17
Blog Posts 77 view
Photos 2578 photos in 88 albums
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Cars 17 view
Parts 3 for sale

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Logo for Chevy Sedan Delivery Group

A group dedicated to Chevy Sedan Delivery vehicles stock or modified. Owners or just lovers of Chevy Sedan Deliveries welcome

New York, United States


Christ's Cool Cruisers Moderator Enthusiast   Expand

Logo for Christ's Cool Cruisers

This is for those automotive enthusiasts who love cars but love Jesus Christ more. Join this group and share ways you promote the Kingdom of God while enjoying your car or truck. The goal of this group is to encourage one another in following Christ and sharing the Good News while enjoying car...

South Dakota, United States


Logo for Classic Fords 60´s - 80´s

This group is for people who have their old Ford with much joy. This group is also for those restoring an old Ford again, and we accompany them step by step. We hope that the group continues to grow and get new members. Adds a couple of albums, and videos to, get to know new members. Have fun...

Oberösterreich, Austria


Logo for Cool Ride of the Week alumni

This group is exclusive to Cool Ride of the Week alumni. Our goal is to promote Motortopia and make the Motortopia experience great for all members. We hope to expand on this soon! I really need member input and ideas. Jerry

California, United States


Logo for Cruise Nights and Car Shows

We will keep you posted on any local car shows and cruise nights. Update with photos of the shows as well as results. We will also be posting information on vehicles that the show members are selling.

Illinois, United States


DieCast Collectors Unite Enthusiast   Expand

Logo for DieCast Collectors Unite

In association with RC Car Enthusiast and Nascar Fans, I would like to begin a haven for all you Diecast collectors.. If you have a collection of 1/18, 1/24, 1/64 diecast from Nascar, Hotrods, Show cars, Theme cars, from brands such as Dubs, Action, Caliber, Winners Circle, Maisto, Hotwheels,...

West Virginia, United States


Logo for DONT CRUSH IT??????????    RESTORE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

this group is all about how to take a car save it from the crusher and bring it back to factory specs AND HOW TO BRING OLD SCHOOL RIDES BACK FROM THE DEAD

New Jersey, United States


Hole in the Roof Enthusiast   Expand

This group is for all vehicles with T-tops, sun-roofs, moon-roofs and verts!

Ohio, United States


Orphans Owners Moderator Enthusiast   Expand

Logo for Orphans Owners

This is a group for owners of orphan vehicles. Orphan cars or trucks are those built by a company no longer in business, such as Hudson or Auburn. For the purpose of this group, we'll include those makes where the company remains in business but the division was eliminated, such as Plymouth or...

South Dakota, United States


PRE 73 Enthusiast   Expand

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Louisiana, United States


Virtual CSIs (Crucial... Enthusiast   Expand

Logo for Virtual CSIs (Crucial Spirit Impressions)

Hi, my name is Curt Bizelli. I am owner, co-founder, and president of the God-Driven Car Club located in the Midwest: Crucial Spirit Impressions = CSI Missouri. My brother, Josh Calton, and I started the club under the name "Crucial Impressions" back in 2003 in the location of St. Charles County,...

Missouri, United States


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Logo for Great Plains Street Rodders

The Great Plains Streetrodders are all about cruising, but they definitely like to eat as well. This club gathers every Wednesday, often at area restaurants, and sometimes members kid each other that they are an eating club as much as they are a car club. When they aren't meeting at...

South Dakota, United States


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Aug 21–Sep 15, 2007 Wheelin' For United Way
May 28, 2007 Memorial Day Cruise
May 28–Jul 11, 2007 Help Katie Cruise

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Jul 4, 2011 at 8:34 pm
Hey great looking garage "Kid"
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Sep 20, 2010 at 7:48 pm
Nice selection of cars you have. Great choices you've made over the years.
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Jun 24, 2010 at 12:16 am
Hi Thx for the add!!!!

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Cold Storage

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While out for a drive, I came across this car parked in some dude's driveway south of Hastings, MN. If this is outside because there's no more room in the garage, it makes me...

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Somebody Has Awakened!

Hey, I just noticed many of Motortopia's program attributes are working again. Nothing has changed with my computer, so I think someone with Motortopia has finally awoken to the many glitches and gone to work. I've been able to actually make some...

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Why They Call Them 'Pony Cars'

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Check out this photo of a 1966 Mustang parked between two 1966 Chevy Impalas at a car show in Farmington, MN this past weekend. The cars were parked so the front bumpers were...

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