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Where did you hear about NortheastWheelsEvents.com?
victor
What kind of car, truck motorcycle or vehicle?
i build costom cars and restore cars

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At 1:48pm on July 20, 2011, Michael Thies said…

Welcome Victor!!
Welcome over to our website! I am so pleased to have you here! This is a great site for those of us that love old cars and bikes!! :-) 

Whether you are looking to attend events or when you are interested in helping promote and publicize events, we are pleased to help bring a broader awareness about auto, truck and motorcycle events throughout the US. There are so many things we can do together to increase attention to our mutual interest in "wheels". The more members and participants you get to join and "RSVP", the higher ranking I can push for your club/event on the search engines. Please note that we provide a unique URL for all events, and this is good to use in emails and other links.

We are eager to see some  photos (& videos, too!) of your custom and restored cars, as well as of the various other vehicles you favor, and all the events you enjoy, too. We want as many photos as we can get. Please announce this at any shows you attend, as we want to get the word out! It is good to write about your "wheels" adventures on the blog, as we all enjoy stories from our members.

One of the real strengths of our website is the feature that any member can add events whenever they find one that have not been listed! You do not have to "submit" through emails or the postal service, etc.
If I can help at all, call me at 770-883-0160.
Sincerely,
Mike Thies

 
 
 

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