Photoshoot on base today :)

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Photoshoot on base today :)

Postby AKLGT » Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:24 pm

got the cars gussied up (not that it really mattered by the time we were done) and got together with some other folks from the forums for a big photoshoot.

new exhaust is BLING!

BX/PX parking lot: 16 cars total



Parked in the middle of a secluded road on Post




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Postby AKLGT » Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:26 pm


empty airstrip

heading back to civilization




we had one casualty, but can't post or elaborate in detail. overall, good turn out and fun drive

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Postby damronjr » Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:37 pm

How is it you guys managed to get on base for a photoshoot when neither of you is in the military?
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Postby AKLGT » Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:53 pm

it's called getting sponsors. you know, you can sponsor civilians to get on base. i do it all the time.
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Postby Mavrik » Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:24 pm

Quote, originally posted by damronjr »
How is it you guys managed to get on base for a photoshoot when neither of you is in the military?

uh, I drove

yeah sponsors...


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Re: Photoshoot on base today :)

Postby ColonelPanic » Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:12 pm

So, eleventeen or so people "sponsored" youse guys so you can bring your cars on base? I'm not sure I follow!

Anyway, what's that crappy Vibe doing among all those great Subarus? Er, maybe not so great the one who lost all of his wheel covers...!

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Re: Photoshoot on base today :) (AKLGT)

Postby NUBlackshirts » Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:28 pm

Hope and Phil,

You could easily have taken the same pics here on Buckley AFB with all the snow we have had. I am sick of it!!!

Nice photos!

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Re: Photoshoot on base today :) (NUBlackshirts)

Postby Mavrik » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:50 am

my Vibe is far from being crappy but I did feel out of place driving it with all those other great cars around. But my friend Justin with his grey WRX and steel rims didn't lose what he never put on. He's never had hubcaps on there.

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Re: Photoshoot on base today :) (Mavrik)

Postby djb383 » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:58 am

Fusion Vibe was the best looking ride there.
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Re: Photoshoot on base today :) (Mavrik)

Postby 4X4CHICHI » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:59 am

What up Phil? I think your car stands out from the rest. and I'm sorry, But the new WRX's noses are ugly. uuugh

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Re: Photoshoot on base today :) (djb383)

Postby AKLGT » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:32 am

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Fusion Vibe was the best looking ride there.

and the slowest.

we were worried he wasn't gonna make it up some of those hills. the road we took to get back there was crazy! heck! i was worried i wasn't going to make it up some of those hills! some of the guys got pics of us driving back there, i'll try and find them....

and yes, i agree... not a huge fan of the new nose. i believe that will be changed for 08 (we hope). however, we'll still be getting the 07 STI since they are redoing some things on the 08, and we all know, better not to get the NEW year models til they fix the issues. plus, we hear it'll be a hatchback and phil wants a sedan (i prefer the hatchback), but it's his car, so he gets what he wants.

and we had 3 sponsors for the group, plus some of the members are already military, so it was just for us civies.

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Postby AKLGT » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:37 am

the drive (flat areas where it was safe to get a few pics)





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Postby 4X4CHICHI » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:41 am

Those snowy roads make me miss my '89 Raider.

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Postby AKLGT » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:47 am

ya, it was fun, we got out to an empty air strip and had a little fun. phil got to do donuts in his car and i got to do mine to get it out of my system. went around some of the corners sideways, but not too much since the last time i screwed around, i ate the ditch (in the old Vibe GT doing ebrake slides). my car is completely different, so i need to get used to it now.
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Postby 02csnow » Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:10 am

Was the photoshoot on elmendorf or ft richardson?
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Postby AKLGT » Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:13 am

both. started on EAFB then we migrated to the middle of nowhere FTR
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Postby Mavrik » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:28 am

at one point I thought we had crossed the border back into canada we were so out into nowhere.

Yeah my car stands out and thanks, it was the nicest looking one out there

and the slowest...

Sure the new subaru look isn't the best but its grown on me. I'd be content to drive one.


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Postby damronjr » Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:30 am

Quote, originally posted by AKLGT »
it's called getting sponsors. you know, you can sponsor civilians to get on base. i do it all the time.

Even "sponsors" can't get people passes to get their cars on base around here. You said "I do it all the time", being you get people on base, or people get you on base? Are you a retired military members dependent or something? Even if so there is an age limit and you have to be enrolled as a full time student to maintain eligibility for a dependant ID card.

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Postby coldmm803 » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:05 am

nice pics the drive looks like fun

mav's not the only outcast, (in german accent) yah VW in the house


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Postby Mavrik » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:22 am

Quote, originally posted by coldmm803 »
nice pics the drive looks like fun

mav's not the only outcast, (in german accent) yah VW in the house

LOL My friend was out there with his Matrix for the first location for photos but had to leave shortly after. He missed out on some cool e-brake slides.


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Postby AKLGT » Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:43 pm

Quote, originally posted by damronjr »
Even "sponsors" can't get people passes to get their cars on base around here. You said "I do it all the time", being you get people on base, or people get you on base? Are you a retired military members dependent or something? Even if so there is an age limit and you have to be enrolled as a full time student to maintain eligibility for a dependant ID card.

I go on base all the time with a sponsor. yes, i USED to be a military dependant, both my ex husband and my father who was in the AF for 28 yrs. yes, i do know there is an age limitation and i am well over that. i understand how the military works, i grew up in it til i was 22 yrs old. i DID not want to go that route and therefore politely turned down the AF academy's offer... no thank you, i'll find my own way. i have many customers on the AF base, not so much anymore but that will soon change.

and here, you can sponsor an event and sign people on with their vehicles if you are there at the front gate meeting them all.

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