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Getting my MSG Kicks on RT 66 in Pontiac, IL

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  1. Kman1971

    Kman1971 Well-Known Member

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    February 1st in Chicagoland and it was sunny and 50 degrees today. So I dusted off the CARRVTE instead of BADCARR this time and headed down RT 66 to the beautiful town of Pontiac IL. I highly recommend it if you haven't been there yet. Right off I-55 between Chicago and St. Louis. Pontiac is awesome, RT 66 museum, Oakland-Pontiac Museum, Walk with Honest Abe Lincoln, an Art Museum,...and all free. 21 unique wall murals spread out all over downtown. They have huge summer cruise nights too. Plus they have nice little restaurants and shops in an old time downtown feel. Great place to visit. The sun was out when I left but never appeared in Pontiac today. Here are a few pics from the trip.


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  2. robert lee

    robert lee Gold Member

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    nice vette !:clap:
     
  3. TTA984

    TTA984 Gold Member

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    That seems like a great place to visit. The Vette looks awesome!!!
     
  4. jarredsoon

    jarredsoon Gold Member

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    Great pics kman, looks like a fun trip
     
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    1tufam Well-Known Member

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    Those pics are really nice. Got to love this mild midwest winter we are having.
     
  6. kymmee

    kymmee Silver Member

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    Looks like a fun trip. It has been nice here too. It was 60 yesterday and 57 today. I was tempted to get the TTA out, but it isnt as easy as if it was in a garage. When I break it out of storage it will be for the season. Did you drop the top and crank the heat?:)
     
  7. mr.turbota

    mr.turbota Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I pretty much live on Route 66.
    But I'm in Northern Arizona. ;)
    Nice photos!

    George :beach:
     
  8. Kman1971

    Kman1971 Well-Known Member

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    Tempted to put the top down, especially for some pics , but l'll be back soon when its nicer. I did have the windows down and stretched the car out for the first time on a clear stretch of Highway, had it up to 110 in a flash and it was so smooth, just a different feel of power vs the TTA.
     
  9. RatFink

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    NIce Vette!. Be honest, which one gets to 100 mph quickest?:cowboy:
     
  10. TTA579

    TTA579 South Bay TTA "Barn" Find

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    I'm 20 minutes from the end of 66 at the Santa Monica pier.
     
  11. Kman1971

    Kman1971 Well-Known Member

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    TTA everyday:thumbup:
     
  12. Mike Arrigo

    Mike Arrigo Well-Known Member

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    Looks awesome, now I have a place to cruise the TTA in the summer. Looking forward to it and maybe we can meet up and get some TTA's in Chicagoland together in spring.
     
  13. Jan Larsson

    Jan Larsson Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Damn now you made me want to go there as well lol

    Very nice drive ... and a nice ride !!!

    Thanks for sharing, brilliant photo opportunites that's for sure!
     
  14. SouthBaySurfer

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    Great pics; thanks for sharing.
     

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