JBA Coffee & Cars — April 12, 2015

Another day in paradise! Nice to see a brand new Hellcat, next to a new Shelby GT500, next to a brand new 2015 Z06 Corvette…parked right in front of our shop for the April edition of JBA Coffee & Cars. Lots of cool cars and people came out to hang out in Kearny Mesa. We featured a 429 on our DTS engine dyno and slapped the new Hellcat on our Mustang chassis dyno for a few break-in passes. The free coffee, donuts and burnouts were just a bonus. Check out the gallery for more of the story. See you next month!

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JBA Coffee & Cars — March 8, 2015

It must not be that hard to get up at oh-dark-thirty because literally hundreds of folks show up early at JBA for every Coffee & Cars event. But this morning was particularly tough. The Daylight Savings curse kicked the clocks forward an hour last night so everyone lost 60 minutes of sleep. But nevertheless, the parking lots and streets surrounding JBA were filled before the sun even peaked over the Eastern horizon. A phenomenal, eclectic collection of vehicles made the show. To see a small sample, check out the gallery. And to see and hear a few of the burnouts, see the “Lords of Combustion” video posted today on the JBA Speed Shop facebook page. Thanks to all who make the event happen! You know who you are.

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JBA Coffee & Cars — February 8, 2015

JBA is celebrating 30 years of bringing high performance to San Diego, and we were stoked to see a ginormous turnout this morning for Coffee & Cars on the Mesa. The parking lots were full by 7AM and the streets around the shop were packed by 8AM. What a great variety of hot rods, muscle cars, rat rods, customs, sports cars, vans, trucks, race cars and more! We only went through 22 dozen donuts and we lost count of the pots of coffee. We were proud to welcome very special guests—the Warrior Foundation (www.warriorfoundation.com) and Freedom Station (www.freedomstation.org). J. Bittle introduced Dennis and Tim who addressed the crowd with a moving story of how rebuilding his Mach 1 Mustang helped rebuild his mind and body after suffering serious injuries while deployed overseas...

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JBA Coffee & Cars — January 11, 2015

In San Diego when you’re scheduling an event, your chances are pretty good that it’s not going to rain. No luck today…but Coffee & Cars at JBA Speed Shop rolls on rain or shine. It’s just that shine is better! We thank everyone that came out to play in the rain, including Jon Whitledge and his Magic Bus featuring a 4600-watt sound system and super high- resolution compact discs with music from Pink Floyd, Nirvana, and many more. Check out the gallery for more of the story.

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28th Annual Burger Run — January 10, 2015

Joe and Bruce host a great car show. It really is the “Biggest, Little Car Show in San Diego County”. It’s called the Burger Run and today was the 28th annual edition. Over 600 hot rods, customs, muscle cars and resto-mods rolled into the Pepper Tree Frosty in Vista, California filling the parking lot and surrounding streets. The event is “participant friendly” since there’s a donut shop and buger joint nearby, the trophy presentation is in the early afternoon so folks aren’t kept hanging on, and the $10 entry fee includes a t-shirt and dash plaque. The trophies are unique to say the least. You’ve got to see them to believe them. All in all, it’s a cool car show run by cool people. Check out the gallery for a small sample of the many bitchin’ cars at the show!

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