Showcasing BC's Best Rods and Rides – In a Spectacular Mountain Setting!
p8254399Dave Hand – 1940 GMC 3/4 ton (Owner since 1966)Engine 261 pontiac in-Line 6 with Offy tri power  Intake Manifold and Fenton  headers.

Isky cam  with 9.25 to 1 compression
1980 chev rear diff  with 2:73 gears
Front  disc. brakes adapted to the stock axle.
Muncie 4 speed close ratio.
Air ride seats
Power  windows
(If you get a chance check out the hand made windshield wiper arms – very Trick)
Sadly Dave passed away a couple of years ago after a prolonged battle with Cancer. – As one of the founding members of the show and shine committee he is missed, but his spirit lives on through the Dave Hand “Split Six Memorial Trophy”  and the ongoing participation of Dave’s wife Yvonne on the check in desk every year. Dave’s Truck is now in Edmonton with one of his son’s.
Johns RideJohn Allen – 1955  Chev Pickup

  • – 350 block with 327 crank and heads
  •  – 700R4 transmission, 10 bolt rear
  •  – 80 Camaro front clip,
  •   – power Steering and Brakes 
  •   – tilt column from Chevy van,
  •  – Fuel tank is under the rear of bed
  •  – newer Chev pickup seat
  •  – Dakota Digital gauges.
Mike's '57 Mike Seminoff’s 1957 Chev Wagon – This is a superb example of the Marque.  It has a 572 G.M. crate motor.  The frame is a complete Art Morrison unit made in Fife, Washington with new Corvette running gear in a frame  built to fit the 57. All in all a very impressive car that takes second place to nothing in the power and innovation department.
 IMG_0092Al Beix – 74 Capri Perana Clone – Al has been building this car for more than two years. The 2016 Show will be the cars inaugural show. The Capri Perana is one of Fords most aggressive street cars of the era, but was only sold in South Africa and a very few in Australia.

Total production was only 550 units when production ceased making it one of the rarest Ford performance cars ever.

This clone sports a dyno proved 320HP Mustang 5.0L, a Tremec T5 Trans and a 76 Mustang 8″ rear end. Al has a blog about the build of the car at

Daves Ride boland-burnout

Dave Boland’s 1932 Model ‘B’ Ford pickup.  Of significance: owned since grade 10 (1961).  Powered by a 350 SBC w/ roller cam and roller rockers and other goodies to warm it up.  Turbo Th 350, w/ 2800 rpm stall, 8″ rear w/ 3:55 gears.  “Have truck, will travel”.  This rod has been to Calgary, Spokane, Vancouver and down the scenic (and cool) Oregon coast to the CA. border’s huge redwoods.  If seen on a trailer, please call 911 as it is likely being stolen!
New for 2017 – Wheel Changing Competition
For 2017 we are adding a wheel changing competition for teams of two people. Entry fee will be $5.00 per team with all net proceeds going to a Local Charity. Rules are very simple as follows. Team members will each start by undoing all wheel nuts on their wheel - Don't lose the nuts - and then taking their wheel to the other side of the axle and installing it on that side. All wheel nuts will be torqued at 50 Ft Lbs to start. and contestants must use the supplied four way manual wheel wrenches. Timing starts on the timers mark and ends when the last team member puts his wrench down and raises his arms to indicate he is done, Wheels will be checked to ensure there is no wobble on the studs. Wheel nuts that are finger lose will be assessed a 10 second penalty on the teams time. Form up your teams - challenge your friends and be sure to get the kids and wives involved. Prizes awarded as follows First Prize - 15% of entry fees collected. Second Prize - 10% of Entry Fees collected Third - 5% of entry Fees collected. The remaining 70% will be donated to a local Charity.