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415 viewsPer Lingren spent the week before and after the Invasion at my place. Unfortunately, I had to work during that time so I couldn't show our Norwegian Invasioner much of the area but I was able to have a couple of my friends take him out and show him around. Here he is raising the rear end of my baby in preparation for the Invasion.
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399 viewsHere is Per trying an American beer while Tommy Fat Cheeks waits patiently for a cheek scratchin'.
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Day 1: Friday375 viewsThe Oregon contingent lined up and ready to invade!
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367 viewsPer gets a feel for driving my baby while Cindy and I exchange shots.
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411 viewsJacob looses his autotranny flex plate just outside of Pendelton. Martin is kind enough to drive his Fasty and let the injured Square use the tow.
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388 viewsAfter Jacob's Squareback whips itself and the truck towing it 180° and ends up off the side of the road. ODOT shows up to see what happened (and the police showed up a few minutes later).
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392 viewsKen and I wait for the crew to unbolt the Square's CV joints and turn it around. It took them about two beers to finally get back on the road.
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Day 2: Saturday376 viewsThe next day the "prom-queens" wash their rides at a children's car wash. The kids made out pretty good; we paid them $3 and we washed our own cars while they watched and asked a bunch of questions. Funny looking cars with their engine in the back can create quite a few.
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385 viewsKeith Park talks about the front beam that got away Keith's tech session on front beams while Ken (seated with water bottle) panics more and more about his beam.
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418 viewsBrooke's sweet ride.
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400 viewsPhoto opportunity in Nyssa (caravan after day 1 show). 22 cars total!
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Day 3: Sunday357 viewsCampsite for most of us.
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386 viewsRaul taking full advantage of the sleeping space available in his Square.
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359 viewsDarned squirrels partied last night and didn't clean up!
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359 viewsMany volks were leaving this day in the afternoon. Here, Maddy helps Peter break camp.
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436 viewsPer's favorite sign.
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388 viewsEagle-eye Per spots a treasure behind the Chevron gas station…
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