Sunday, September 16, 2012

billetproof 2012

I've hardly been to any car shows this summer, but one that I did make time for was Billetproof 2012 at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. It's nothing like your usual car show: for a start it's strictly limited to pre-1964 vehicles, so no muscle cars...and add to that a total ban on any visible aluminum or other "bling" (chrome is very much frowned upon, and I've seen several cars turned away for being too shinny)....and you've got a car show without any "show cars."  Throw in a bunch of live bands, a pin-up contest (see below!) and a whole bunch of sideshows and you've got one of my favorite events of the year.

If it's worth showing one pic...


  1. "Interesting" event. I think I know where I would hang out...the swap meet. The Goodguys are coming to Indy next weekend. I may venture down there if I get some free time. Thanks for sharing.

    1. For me Goodguys has always been a bit too expensive...but frankly I'm spoiled with the vast array of car shows where I live.