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Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Car Show.

Saturday August 5, 2023.

I took in the annual Fenelon Falls car show that has now been going on for forty years. I took my 1957 Pontiac and it ran like a champ to this event there and back for the two hour drive there and the two hour drive back. Beautiful day all day and the drive was mostly sweet looking country side. This show was a huge event with many cars, as well as large trucks and a parts swap meet. All around a great event. Enjoy the rides. Cheers.

My 1957 Pontiac and someone's 1956 Pontiac. Both Canadian models.

1950 Austin (British).

1967 Chevrolet Impala SS. Mario, does this bring back memories.

1951 Chevrolet.

Thingamajigger.

1966 Chevrolet Corvair.

1957 Fargo (Canadian model) of Dodge.

Volkswagen row of those cute little bugs.

1956 Buick Special.

1958 Chevrolet DelRay.

1958 Plymouth Belvedere. Christine is up to her evil.

Like I said, Christine is up to her evil.

1951 Ford.

1967 AMC Marlin.

1959 Chevrolet Apache.

1936-1937 ?.

1956 Ford Crown Victoria. My favorite Ford.

1965 Plymouth Valiant.

1960 Buick Le Sabre.

1959 Pontiac. (Canadian model).

1950 Austin. (British).

1953 Pontiac.

50's boat.

1953 Chevrolet 210. They can not all be minty.

1963 Chevy II.

1963 Studebaker Avanti.

1968 Camaro RS SS and 1969 Camaro.

Ontario Camaro Club.

1955 Chevrolet. Yes it is a rag top..... with mags. Yep.

1957 Pontiac. My baby.

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle wagon.

Chevy small block.

1965 Beaumont. (Canadian model).

1920's Ford Model T.

1957 Fargo. (Canadian model).

1956 Pontiac Pathfinder Deluxe and 1957 Pontiac Pathfinder Deluxe, My baby. Both Canadian models.

1958 Cadillac.

1958 Cadillac.

1962 Pontiac 421.

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air.

1954 Chevrolet.

1954 Chevrolet.

1955 and 1957 Chevrolet.

1965 AMC Rambler.

Pair of 1951 Pontiac's.

1950's "Cool Can". Poor mans AC.

1959 Corvette.

1957 Chevrolet Nomad.

1951 Ford Victoria.

Line up of some of the big rigs that were there.

? in the swap meet.

1948 Willys Jeepster in the swap meet area.

1941 Buick.

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air.

1962 Chevrolet Impala.

1948 Willys Jeepster.

1964 Chevrolet Corvair.

1964 Chevrolet Corvair.

1969 GMC.

1960 Chrysler New Yorker.

1960 Chrysler New Yorker.

1956 Meteor. (Canadian model).

1966 Beaumont. (Canadian model).

1948 Mercury. Yes I know what you are thinking but it really is.

1941 Ford.

1962 Ford Econoline.

1970 AMC AMX.

Volksenstein. The horror..... the horror.

1941 Chevrolet.

1958 Chrysler.

Plastic Cobra's.

As great as the Chevy big block is, I would rather have a Chevy small block any day of the week.

1955 GMC.

Jeep.

Jeep motivation.

1969 Beaumont. (Canadian model).

1932 Ford.

1940 Willys Americar.

1953 Chevrolet 210.

Car art.

1964 Mercury Comet.

1968 Beaumont and two 1969 Beaumont's. (Canadian models).

Two 1969 Beaumont's and a 1968 Beaumont.

1987 Buick Grand National motivation.

1959 Ford Thunder Chicken.

1960's VW Karmen Ghia.

1955 GMC (First series), looks like a 1954 and a 50's boat.

1969 Dodge Super Bee.

1955 Ford that was built and customized in 1957 here in Ontario.

1955 Ford that was built and customized in 1957 here in Ontario. This poor guy has had to put up with all kind of slack for what a smart dude did back in 1957. Different strokes for different folks. Cheers.

Chevrolet 396.

1953 Pontiac. (Canadian model).

1953 Cadillac.

1953 Ford.

French whatchamacallit.

Japanese whatchamacallit. Never sold in North America and I can see why.


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Comments

Anonymous on Aug 6, 2023 said:

Well this looks like the United Nations Car Show,

I see entries from England, Canada, USA, Japanese, French, and the nation of Whatchamacallit.

I like the AMX with the red white and blue paint going horizontally instead of vertical that was done back then. And it has the GO GO GO PACK!

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Mario on Aug 6, 2023 said:

Great show pictures George! So many excellent cars and glad you got so many pictures. A 2 hour drive up and another 2 hour drive back was a lot of driving but I think it was worth it!

Your 57 Pontiac really looks modern and classy next to the 56 Pontiac, especially the rear view. I think GM nailed it in 1957 especially the Pontiac.

I like the 67 Impala SS, very nice and yes I miss my old "White Lightening". Very nice to see that car in great condition.

The 56 Ford is my favorite Ford also and the one at the show is in pristine condition. And the 60 Buick 2 tone is show room condition!

I liked the 54 Chevy wagon, the 57 Nomad, and the custom 55 Ford with 55 Buick tail lights, all really sharp.

Thank you for all the pictures and for your taking the time to drive there and back and posting all these pictures! Great job George. Cheers, Mario

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Mario on Aug 7, 2023 said:

George I have a question. I noticed there are no registration or inspection stickers on any of the windshields.

We in the U.S. require a car inspection by an authorized gas station yearly and need to have a passed inspection sticker placed on the inside of the windshield.

Besides the license plate we also need to have a new registration sticker placed every 2 years inside the windshield.

Do the cars in Canada require a yearly inspection and besides the license plate do you have to show the car is registered? Cheers, Mario

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57timemachine on Aug 7, 2023 said:

Mario, thankfully we do not have to go through all that stuff that you folks go through. Here in Ontario, a vehicle has to be inspected and certified when you purchase the vehicle. A car can not be licensed unless a safety inspection is attained. There is no need for any further inspections unless you resell the car or a cop pulls you over for an obvious fault. It sounds like you folks are over regulated there. Cheers.

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Mario on Aug 7, 2023 said:

Yes we are over regulated here in NY and each of the States decide how much money to collect per year per car for license plates. In NY its every 2 years for registration and costs me without "special" plates depending on car and weight about $100 and up. We also have to show proof of car liability insurance.

Inspections are required every year and cost $40 and up and they always find sometime wrong which they then get paid to fix. Brakes, tires, lights, glass, etc.

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57timemachine on Aug 7, 2023 said:

I forgot to mention that here in Ontario our great political leader Premiere Doug Ford, removed the ridiculous annual amount of $120 per car for the license sticker. I was paying $120 times three cars. He was able to do this because he is running our province with smarts instead of the usual nonsense that past liberal governments have burdened us with. You still have to register a vehicle every year or every two years on line but it does not cost anything. Thankyou to our Provincial Conservative leader Mr. Doug Ford. Cheers.

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Mario on Aug 7, 2023 said:

Looks like Mr Ford is winning people over with his smart way of running things. It's nice not having to pay all that money for each car.

In NY they want us to use mass transit and not even own a car which is part of the reason for all the costs. They want us to take the train or busses which happen to be owned by the municipalities. That was not wise during Covid!

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57timemachine on Aug 8, 2023 said:

Mario, all the "Tree hugging" politics that you are dealing with in New York, we are dealing with here on a federal level. I am not going to turn this into a political platform, so I will leave it at that. Cheers.

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Mario on Aug 8, 2023 said:

I understand George, AT is a good Classic Car site and not Political. We can always "talk politics" via email anytime. Cheers my friend. Mario

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