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rpg020390
01-08-2012, 03:55 AM
Shout out to the all the central Il. Ls car enthusanist... I live in clinton, il and i'm trying to find a community of guys within a 50 mile radius.... Post your contact details or just add me to your friends list....


Hope to be in contact as spring is coming soon!!!!!

__Z__
01-11-2012, 01:14 PM
clinton is a pretty good haul but check out centralstreetscene.org

SRTMario
01-11-2012, 09:29 PM
I have alot of family that live in Clinton. I live in middletown (west of Lincoln) and work in Springfield. I'm down for a cruise when the weather gets nicer.

thegerberbaby
01-11-2012, 09:39 PM
Go Illini! Live in the quad citty area.

__Z__
01-12-2012, 01:31 PM
I live near Peoria

97ss497
01-12-2012, 07:55 PM
Harvard Illinois

Looking forward to the upcoming year. Power Tour and many cruises/car shows.

Steve Burger
01-20-2012, 11:20 AM
We are around

97ss497
01-20-2012, 12:43 PM
Don't forget the Power Tour will be stopping at the Assembly Hall in Champaign on June 4th. Hopefully Champaign will be organized and ready for us......

carguy_24
01-20-2012, 10:11 PM
I'm between Springfield and Decatur. Only have a 6 cylinder but I'm up for cruising around. Though I farm so I don't have much free time in the spring. Lol.

sick02ss
01-20-2012, 10:27 PM
maon city here.....we need to get a group together when the weather gets warmer and go for a cruise

SRTMario
01-21-2012, 09:28 PM
maon city here.....we need to get a group together when the weather gets warmer and go for a cruise


My cousin lives in mason city. He has an lt1 trans am. We would be down for a cruise.

wlorton
01-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Peoria Area here

sick02ss
01-22-2012, 12:57 AM
srtmario what u drive?

SRTMario
01-23-2012, 09:34 AM
srtmario what u drive?

A pewter z28. I tinted the tail lights, did a Berger panel, and whistlered the head lights in December. We've probably seen each other. I'm over in mason city quite often. My insurance office is over there.

BlackWS666
01-23-2012, 10:42 PM
There is a pretty large group of LS1techers, and car guys in the champaign area. We cruise and hangout/ other activity's :secret2: every weekend in the summer.

sick02ss
01-24-2012, 12:15 AM
srtmario what u drive?

A pewter z28. I tinted the tail lights, did a Berger panel, and whistlered the head lights in December. We've probably seen each other. I'm over in mason city quite often. My insurance office is over there.


i think iv seen u a few times when im on my way to work (springfield)

S8ER95Z
01-24-2012, 02:11 AM
Another quad city guy here... We see some guys up at Cordova from central but it's a long drive.

blacktavert
01-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Bloomington/Normal here
there are quite a few get togethers in the area

habeba86
01-25-2012, 03:15 PM
clinton is a pretty good haul but check out centralstreetscene.org

CSS ftl:gay:

whitess1
01-26-2012, 12:04 AM
Peoria area finishing up a buick grand national 5.3 turbo hope to get out with it this summer

Pipeless416
01-26-2012, 12:43 PM
we've got a little group down in Charleston. we haven't done much lately, mostly because of winter and busy schedules. hoping we can make it up to champaign when the weather is a little nicer. here's our facebook group:

http://www.facebook.com/groups/115020915190508/

rotweiler-ws6
01-30-2012, 02:25 PM
Bloomington/Normal here. Haven't been on the site for quite awhile but it'd be fun to do another get-together once it turns nice again.

fast
01-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Champaign

Maybe I'll get my 68 done this year

BlackWS666
01-30-2012, 09:38 PM
Champaign

Maybe I'll get my 68 done this year

You ever hangout in champaign, or go to any shows? Suprised i dont know you dude!

fast
01-31-2012, 02:19 PM
Kyle, we had an OSHA class together a few years ago

I'm in the central Il and junkyard pages on fb
bought Dave F's 4l60e

z28pat
02-02-2012, 10:09 PM
I'm barely in Illinois , almost wisconsin
But i have been in Antioch for 2 months, I guess my car will come out in spring.
Pat

carguy_24
02-02-2012, 10:36 PM
I'm barely in Illinois , almost wisconsin
But i have been in Antioch for 2 months, I guess my car will come out in spring.
Pat

How do you like Antioch? My grandmother lives there and I am up visiting usually a couple times a year. I normally don't have my car up there though because I usually go up with a couple family members.

BlackWS666
02-02-2012, 11:12 PM
Kyle, we had an OSHA class together a few years ago

I'm in the central Il and junkyard pages on fb
bought Dave F's 4l60e

Sorry dude, i guess i didnt remember your screen name.

Pipeless416
02-02-2012, 11:50 PM
I'm barely in Illinois , almost wisconsin
But i have been in Antioch for 2 months, I guess my car will come out in spring.
Pat

i'm actually from McHenry, but i'm just down in charleston for school. i'll be moving to peoria in may, so i'll have to find new friends there!

02sleeperz28
02-02-2012, 11:56 PM
Yea, I know a few people who live in the QC. I'm going to have to check out the track in Cordova this season.

z28pat
02-03-2012, 02:38 PM
Antioch is nice and very quiet, such a change from south Florida ,
Can't wait for spring/summer.

John Deere racer
02-04-2012, 03:29 PM
There is a pretty large group of LS1techers, and car guys in the champaign area. We cruise and hangout/ other activity's :secret2: every weekend in the summer.

I go 2 champaign all the time
U may have seen my 2011?
I'll try to make it over this summer
How close u Live to the pioneer plant?

Furious1
02-04-2012, 04:06 PM
I'm from Mahomet, we should do something like Cars & Coffee in the springtime. Champaign is a nice central meeting point for a lot of smaller towns. I would love to meet up with fellow LS1tech folks.

BlackWS666
02-04-2012, 09:10 PM
I'm from Mahomet, we should do something like Cars & Coffee in the springtime. Champaign is a nice central meeting point for a lot of smaller towns. I would love to meet up with fellow LS1tech folks.

I go 2 champaign all the time
U may have seen my 2011?
I'll try to make it over this summer
How close u Live to the pioneer plant?

I will post up closer to the summer when we all will be out.

Msilver
02-22-2012, 04:18 PM
I'm from St. Joe, but I don't get to spend to much time in central Il any more. I go to schools down in Carbondale, and last summer and this coming summer I live in Detroit for internships.

ICRAZY6
02-22-2012, 04:52 PM
I'm from the Peoria area. Anyone doing the Bandit Run this year?
http://www.motortopia.com/groups/view/id/775/i/the_bandit_run

Pipeless416
02-22-2012, 04:58 PM
I'm from the Peoria area. Anyone doing the Bandit Run this year?
http://www.motortopia.com/groups/view/id/775/i/the_bandit_run

i wanted to, but its a little too far south this time around. also, change in plans. i will no longer be moving to peoria. got dumped :bang:. of course i just got an interview at caterpillar too :mad:

green28
02-23-2012, 08:15 AM
I'm in Bloomington and Champaign a few times a year, but never in the LS1, alway in the work truck. If this thread keeps going and somethings going down in the summer when I'm in town I wouldn't mind checking things out.

ICRAZY6
02-23-2012, 08:42 AM
i wanted to, but its a little too far south this time around. also, change in plans. i will no longer be moving to peoria. got dumped :bang:. of course i just got an interview at caterpillar too :mad:

I've gone two years and it's all ways a blast. There's one guy that travels all the way from Alberta Canada and a few from upstate New York plus others from all over the country.

TBoroBird
02-25-2012, 07:23 PM
Champaign area here.

BlackWS666
02-25-2012, 07:36 PM
Champaign area here.

Im assuming your from Thomasboro?

TBoroBird
02-28-2012, 07:31 AM
Yeah, Used to have a crappy lookin tubbed regal. Faster than the bird but I needed a streetier car. I've been out some weekends in savoy just to watch, seen your car "around", that thing runs goood.

BlackWS666
02-28-2012, 08:34 AM
Yeah, Used to have a crappy lookin tubbed regal. Faster than the bird but I needed a streetier car. I've been out some weekends in savoy just to watch, seen your car "around", that thing runs goood.

Thanks man, yea i will be out again soon. Hope to see ya around!

Furious1
03-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Anything coming up folks? With the weather being in the 70's-80's consistently, I'm starting to see some cars rolling around. Spotted a real nice looking 96/97 silver WS6 driving north on 45 the other day...I wanted to turn around and track him down!

z28pat
03-22-2012, 11:28 PM
were meeting in schaumburg tomorrow night and we'll seeif we set other things up

frehwk_ls1
03-23-2012, 12:35 AM
im in springfield....

BlackWS666
03-23-2012, 08:57 AM
I just got my turbo car back on the road, and might go for a spin tonight in champaign. Let me know if anyone on here will be out.

inssanity21
03-24-2012, 01:10 AM
We are going to have a get together down here in charleston on either the 14th or 15th! (weather dependent) grilling, provocative photos, cruising. we have a group on facebook (eiu f bodies)

lemons12
03-24-2012, 01:52 AM
So I got a little chick that I met while in Tampa.. She is from Springfield. She is going to come down for a weekend but I might possibly go up some time, what is there to do around that area?
She works in Jacksonville.

02sleeperz28
03-24-2012, 03:56 AM
I just got my turbo car back on the road, and might go for a spin tonight in champaign. Let me know if anyone on here will be out.

If you don't mind, post a video of it.

BlackWS666
03-24-2012, 12:58 PM
If you don't mind, post a video of it.

Well it was raining here pretty good. So i might head out tonight depending on the weather and all.

inssanity21
04-01-2012, 05:12 PM
http://ls1tech.com/forums/midwestern-members/1531506-champaign-urbana-hooters-cruise-april-15th.html

carguy_24
04-01-2012, 10:15 PM
So I got a little chick that I met while in Tampa.. She is from Springfield. She is going to come down for a weekend but I might possibly go up some time, what is there to do around that area?
She works in Jacksonville.

Hey I'm from over by Taylorville (about 30 minutes southwest of Springfield) and I went to college in Jacksonville. I farm up in the area so am usually around. Let me know if you come up in the area.

Skraight
04-01-2012, 10:33 PM
I'm in Normal, and occasionally in Kankakee. Saw a dark green T/A today, and a lt1 red SS as well on main street.

lemons12
04-01-2012, 10:45 PM
Hey I'm from over by Taylorville (about 30 minutes southwest of Springfield) and I went to college in Jacksonville. I farm up in the area so am usually around. Let me know if you come up in the area.

No doubt... She is coming down Friday 13th weekend, I will probably head that way a week or two after that.

carguy_24
04-02-2012, 10:49 PM
No doubt... She is coming down Friday 13th weekend, I will probably head that way a week or two after that.

Ok sounds good. I will probably be working tons during the day/evening time since it is planting season now but I will probably be able to find some time off. Just shoot me a PM.

wildryno 69
05-04-2012, 04:19 PM
i live in galesburg so im between peoria and qc........my group would love to make a trip up to either to meet a couple ppl

lemons12
05-04-2012, 04:47 PM
Well I have been up 3 times in the past few weeks. LOL

I will be up there about once a month from now on however, I will post up next time we head up. Will be a bit before the car gets done and I bring it up though.
We went to a few bars in Jacksonville, right next to the square?

Pretty decent time, would like to meet some car guys up there and see what the scene is like in that area.

thmass6
05-05-2012, 01:34 AM
I'm in Champaign.

BlackWS666
05-05-2012, 02:35 AM
I'm in Champaign.

coming to that pland car show tomorrow? Or out cruising in the evening? We meet at friar tucks parking lot once it gets dark if your interested.

wildryno 69
05-05-2012, 04:56 AM
Theres a car show on sunday at galesburg college 11-4

lsmaxxed
07-19-2012, 06:53 PM
I'm also from mahomet.

91sonomast
07-21-2012, 04:55 PM
so is anything going on in bloomington-normal, peoria, springfield area tonight? May go see Ted in Bloomington

Furious1
07-26-2012, 10:12 PM
I'm also from mahomet.

No kidding??? I haven't seen you around!

sick02ss
10-11-2013, 02:16 PM
bump anyone new

lucahemi
10-12-2013, 04:24 PM
im in the bloomington normal area, 95 formula 383ltx

Austin_Ws6
10-21-2013, 12:07 AM
Decatur il here.

AndersonsSS01
10-21-2013, 12:18 AM
Champaign-Urbana area here

BlackWS666
11-10-2013, 02:56 AM
we were up at the bloomington normal show last year and stayed for some cruising afterwards and it was DEAD. Is there any street scene over there?

hardbones
11-14-2013, 09:26 AM
I live in the country just west of Bloomington...

bdaily50
12-05-2013, 03:45 PM
hey guys, im from danville, currently in the beginning stages of building an 86 cutlass with a turbo 5.3, 4l80e and a ford 8.8 rear. going kinda slow now, but will pick up alot after christmas and new years. should be running a driving just in time for some cruising this coming up summer.

Dixon79lt
12-10-2013, 04:57 PM
Champaign!

LS6 Z28
01-02-2014, 04:19 PM
not far from ya in Mt. Pulaski...I'm up for a cruise as soon as this snow melts off then I'm down for lighting up the blacktop

BlackWS666
01-02-2014, 11:47 PM
Im not sure when the next cruising Eldo is going on in Decatur, but that actually turned out being a good time. Pretty large turnout, and cops dont fuck with you. I will find out when the first one is and post it, that would be closer for you too LS6 Z28

s3gulit
01-03-2014, 02:59 AM
half of this thread is the normal 'paign crew...lol apparently we are where its at for action.

John Deere racer
01-05-2014, 09:01 AM
hey guys, im from danville, currently in the beginning stages of building an 86 cutlass with a turbo 5.3, 4l80e and a ford 8.8 rear. going kinda slow now, but will pick up alot after christmas and new years. should be running a driving just in time for some cruising this coming up summer.

I'd like to see this after you have it finished

liltoxic97
01-20-2014, 11:31 PM
I live in the Pekin/Peoria area!

Dr End All
02-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Rockford, IL. Anyone near?

Pillion88
03-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Rock Falls, IL Snows melting boys lets do a track day or something.

lucahemi
03-14-2014, 01:33 AM
I have only seen one or two other f bodies in the bloomington-normal area. Any of you guys going to the peoria cars and coffee meet?

https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/p526x395/1176211_10152301192226948_1998045465_n.jpg

blacktavert
03-27-2014, 03:25 PM
I have only seen one or two other f bodies in the bloomington-normal area. Any of you guys going to the peoria cars and coffee meet?

https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/p526x395/1176211_10152301192226948_1998045465_n.jpg

I am B/N and will be going, I will probably put something on the FB event page trying to coordinate a place for B/N to meet up to cruise over together

There are quite a few Fbodies in the B/N area, I just don't see them out much either. As a whole the town has a terrible car scene

I don't think I have seen your car around before

lucahemi
03-30-2014, 11:49 PM
I am B/N and will be going, I will probably put something on the FB event page trying to coordinate a place for B/N to meet up to cruise over together

There are quite a few Fbodies in the B/N area, I just don't see them out much either. As a whole the town has a terrible car scene

I don't think I have seen your car around before



What fb event page is there?? heres a couple pics of my car

blacktavert
03-31-2014, 03:36 PM
What fb event page is there?? heres a couple pics of my car

PM sent

hardbones
03-31-2014, 03:39 PM
I am B/N and will be going, I will probably put something on the FB event page trying to coordinate a place for B/N to meet up to cruise over together

There are quite a few Fbodies in the B/N area, I just don't see them out much either. As a whole the town has a terrible car scene

I don't think I have seen your car around before

Make sure to post that up when you come up with a place, I dont have a FB account.
Has anybody talked to Bob Taylor about doing something at the Classic Auto lot on South Main Street?

Last_TA_99
04-10-2014, 04:44 PM
Can't believe I missed this thread. I'm in Clinton and work in Decatur. Don't see many F-bodies out much any more. A few around, but not many.

lucahemi
04-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Wasn't able to make the first cars and coffee, but will definitely make the second one!

SCREAM8X
04-14-2014, 02:18 PM
New guy here from the Chicago area!

blacktavert
04-20-2014, 07:04 PM
2011 Cadillac CTS-V

Wagon, sedan, or coupe ?

thmass6
04-28-2014, 03:50 PM
Anyone going to the Parkland Car Show this weekend in Champaign?

hardbones
04-28-2014, 04:26 PM
Anyone going to the Parkland Car Show this weekend in Champaign?

I hope to, one of my parts countermen is coordinating a swap meet at the show and he has been bugging me about bringing the Trans Am down. I wanted to come last year but all it did was rain that day:cry:

BlackWS666
04-28-2014, 05:17 PM
I am working it, but my car will be in the student vehicle section. On sunday we are having a open dyno if anyone is intetested let me know.

lucahemi
05-02-2014, 05:40 PM
Anyone going to cars and coffee in peoria tomorrow?

samerickson89
06-14-2014, 06:08 PM
I'm moving to the Champaign-Urbana area soon. Anyone in the area willing to meet up and share some wisdom with a newbie? Or is there possibly a group of LS1 enthusiasts nearby?

BlackWS666
06-14-2014, 10:06 PM
I'm moving to the Champaign-Urbana area soon. Anyone in the area willing to meet up and share some wisdom with a newbie? Or is there possibly a group of LS1 enthusiasts nearby?

Hit me up when you get to town.

samerickson89
06-15-2014, 11:09 AM
Hit me up when you get to town.

Will do. Should be around the beginning of next month.

liltoxic97
07-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Anyone coming down to the Pekin main street cruise this coming Saturday? usually a great turnout, and some fun afterwards :thumb:

http://www.pekinmainstreet.com/

hardbones
07-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Anyone coming down to the Pekin main street cruise this coming Saturday? usually a great turnout, and some fun afterwards :thumb:

http://www.pekinmainstreet.com/

Its on my calendar to head that way about 4:00 Saturday afternoon.
Its always a great turnout at that gathering with a great mix of cars!