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Free Pack of A-Team Cards with Van Photo Op Purchase!

August 30, 2017 Leave a comment

 

While supplies last, we’re giving a FREE pack of vintage A-Team trading cards to anyone who buys a photo op with the A-Team van!! We just pity the poor fool that eats the bubblegum…

 

Photo ops with or in the van (on your own camera or phone) are only $5 for a group up to 4 people!

Have an A-team related costume? Wear it to Retro Con! We’re offering a FREE photo op with the van for anyone in an A-Team outfit!! This promotion does not extend to photo ops with Dwight Schultz and Dirk Benedict with the van, however.

 

A big thanks to Nick Govosdian for donating these card packs to the show!

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See Retro Con’s own A-Team Van at Retro Con 2017!

July 24, 2017 1 comment

Retro Con is probably the only convention in the world with its very own A-Team van on call! We’ve been working on this project since October of 2016, and it’s finally ready to be unveiled!

 

We’ve done our best to replicate the van from the famous 80’s TV show in every detail we could manage. Starting life as a modest 1978 Chevy G-10 work van (we’ll add a build blog later), we’ve added such details as fender flares, running boards, push bar, exterior sun shade, fog lights, sport mirrors, front air dam, quad exhaust tips, turbine wheels, BFGoodrich tires, and of course the unforgettable top fin! The custom paintjob brought it all together!!

Check out the results below…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos don’t do the van justice, so please come see it in person at Retro Con 2017!!

Taking pictures of the van is free at the show, or you can get a picture with (or in) the van for the low price of $5 for a person or small group! Have an A-Team related costume? Bring it to the show! We’re offering a FREE photo op with the van to anyone in an A-Team costume!! (All photo ops are on your own camera or phone)

We’d like to thank our good friend Nick Govosdian for his help in getting the van up to snuff mechanically, and we’d also like to thank Bill Cahoe and Hansberry Enterprises in Parker Ford, PA for doing the body and paint work on this project! 

 

Check out JP-18 at Retro Con 2017!

February 24, 2017 Leave a comment

Our good friend Frank Bedo has sent us word that his replica of the Jurassic Park JP-18 service Jeep is ready for patrol! Look for it on the show floor at Retro Con 2017!!

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Darth Bug at Retro Con!

July 13, 2015 Leave a comment

 

We welcome the unique “Darth Bug” to Retro Con! Owned by Mike Buce, Darth Bug was hand-painted (*not* a vinyl wrap) by Kris Zeigler of Pottstown, PA, and is protected by a show-class clear coat. With Star Wars being extremely topical again with the upcoming sequels, we are pleased to see this car at the show!!

 
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Look for Darth Bug in a reserved section of the front parking lot (weather-permitting)! There’s also a chance we will be able to work the car onto the main show floor. Our thanks to Mike Buce for contacting us and offering to bring his beautiful car to the show and talking shop with fellow Star Wars fans!

 

Categories: Retro Vehicles, Star Wars

KITT Turbo Boosts to Retro Con 2015!

December 10, 2014 Leave a comment

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Knight Rider creator Glen A. Larson may no longer be with us, but his legacy will live on. Notchback KITT will be on the show floor at Retro Con 2015!

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Features include a show-accurate dash and steering column, oil slick (black water), front CO2 sprayer, simulated rocket launcher, jet turbine sound system, sequencing front scan bar, and even the talking voice of KITT himself!

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A huge thanks to Joe Fiduccia for agreeing to bring his remarkable car to the show to give fans the opportunity to get pictures with and inside!

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