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british-european-car-day-10-feb-2019Two really great car events happened in February 2019

What:   The British and European Car day
When:  Sunday 10th February 10am to 4pm
Where: Trentham Memorial Park – Barton Road – Upper Hutt

Gates open at 10 am – This is a really great day out too. There is a special display of Classic race cars.  Check out the event’s website – https://britishandeuropeancarday.co.nz/

or go to facebook British-Car-Day-Wellington

Its a great family day – come and talk cars, car care with Barry from Barry’s Garage at the Autoglym stand and support everyone’s passion for british and European cars.

Also check out our photos from previous years of this event

 

american-car-day-2019What:   The American Car day
When:  Sunday 3rd February
Where: Trentham Race Course – Upper Hutt

Gates open at 10 am – There is music, stalls, and lots of cars, some bikes even and this year is the Miss Moonshine competition.  Bring your own American car along and you can arrange to display it – go to the Moonshine Rod and Custom Club website – https://moonshinercc.co.nz/ 

Its a great family day – come and talk cars, car care with Barry from Barry’s Garage at the Autoglym stand and support everyone’s passion for special cars.

 

14th October 2018  – Southwards Car Museum, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast

Barry from Barry’s Garage had a great time meeting people from all over the lower North Island – thanks for supporting this great event

Coffee and Cars Regular Summer Meet at Southwards Car Museum, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast (off SH1 at the Otaihanga exit)   check out this link https://www.southwardcarmuseum.co.nz/ 

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The Western Bays Street Rodders Inc HOT ROD Show 2018
When: Sunday Fathers Day 3rd September 2018

Barry says “thank you to everyone who came along and supported this great event, and to those that came to the Barry’s Garage Autoglym stand and had a chat

The indoor venue was the New Zealand Kennel Club Events Centre 11 Prosser St, Porirua – Mana

Capital Rodders Swap Meet  – 20th May 2018
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Come and meet Barry. He is happy to talk and share his knowledge and answer questions. This is a great event and outing for the whole family. Support our local petrol heads by coming along and have fun too.

DATE:                    20 May 2017
PLACE:                  Trentham Race Course, Upper Hutt
TIME:                     9am to 2pm
ENTRY:                  Cost as per poster (to the right)

Click on this link to the Capital Rodders website for more details on this event and other events run by this club

Here are photos from this great family outing just click on the photo below to view the gallery

 

 

 

hot-rod-show-porirua-3rd-sept-2017The Western Bays Street Rodders Inc HOT ROD Show is on again – come and meet Barry 

When: Sunday Fathers Day 3rd September 2017

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Where: New Zealand Kennel Club Events Centre
11 Prosser St, Porirua – Mana

Check out these photos from the show

 

 

 

 

 

2017SwapMeetRodders Swap Meet  – 21 May 2017

Come and meet Barry at this event – he is happy to talk and share his knowledge and answer questions

DATE:                    21 May 2017
PLACE:                  Trentham Race Course
TIME:                     8am to 2pm
ENTRY:                  Cost as per poster (to the right)

Click on this link to the Capital Rodders website for more details on this event and other events run by this club

 

Shannon Car show 2017
Barry had a great day out with a whole bunch of other keen car and bike enthusiasts

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Barry was also at the very popular British Car Day which was held on 12 February 2015 at  Trentham Memorial Park.   The British car day is one of the club’s main ‘show and shine’ days of the year. We always put on a great show with, often 30 or so cars lined up around our marquee. We are also hoping to have the brass band in attendance as well. Make sure you come along, it’s a great day out.

Check out the photos from last year’s 30 year celebration See images »

car show date and time 2017American Vehicle Day  Click on this link to the left to find out all the details.

Sunday 5th Feb 2017 at the Trentham racecourse, Upper Hutt.

Gates open at 10am $10 per person over 15 yrs of age

This great event is run by the Moonshine Rod and Custom Club and features lots of cars, part and bikes.

Barry will be there to answer all your questions about car valet techniques for that optimum finish. Plus he will be giving demos showing how well Autoglym products work.

Capital Rodders Swap Meet
When:   8am to 2pm Sunday 15th May 2016
Where: Trentham Race Course, Upper Hutt, Wellington.

Trentham Hot rod swap meet 2016Barry would like you to come along and chat to him about your vehicle. With his 30 years in the business, he will show you how to look after your car or bike and get it looking its best and see how easy it is to use AutoGlym products that save you effort.

Click on this link to the Capital Rodders website for more details on this event and other events run by this club

Here below is Barry’s biggest car valet challenge yet – the fire truck is the wedding transport for the lucky couple

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Shannon Car Festival
When:   10am to 2pm Sunday 21st February 2016
Where: Shannon sports ground on SH 57 (between Levin and Palmerston North
and just 1.5 hours north of Wellington).

This is really a great day with many car clubs represented.

Check out these photos from last years meet

30th Year of the British Car Celebration
British car day 2016All the Valentine boys and girls had a lovely time on 14th Feb 2016 viewing a large range of all different makes of British cars from throughout the years and having a great day out.

Barry had a great time talking with lots of people – many expressed interest and surprise at how easy and effective Autoglym products are to use.

Here are some photos from the day.



Sunday 14th February 2015 10.00am – 4.00 pm Trentham Memorial Park, Upper Hutt, Wellington

American Vehicle Day

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Sunday 7th Feb 2016 at the Trentham racecourse, Upper Hutt. Click on the poster on the right to find out all the details.

The event was run by the Moonshine Rod and Custom Club

Barry answered a myriad of questions about car valet techniques for that optimum finish. Plus he demoed how well Autoglym products work.

Here are the photos from this great event.

Autojumble Nov 2015Southward Car Museum Autojumble Southward Car Museum,
Barry had a great time at this show and enjoyed seeing lots of clients and enthusiasts who he has met before. and chatted about how to look after your car or bike and get it looking its best for great results
When: Sunday 8 November 2015 8:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Otaihanga Rd, Otaihanga, Paraparaumu

 

Autoglym Fast Glass has been ‘Commended’ in a Glass Cleaner test by Auto Express August 2015
The test team labelled it a ‘standout product’ and praised its versatility as a cleaner of glass and sat-navs whilst also noting it performed well on insect and bird dropping remains.The ‘superiority’ of Fast Glass could not be ignored and the product received the magazine’s ‘Commended’ shield.

“We are delighted that Fast Glass has been rightly recognised as a superb glass cleaner” said Mark Docherty, Autoglym’s PR Manager. “The dirt shifting, easy use formula has kept it a firm favourite with the Autoglym faithful, and we hope news of Auto Express’ Commendation will lead new users to experience the difference a good glass cleaner can make to their car care regime.”

This award follows recent Autoglym test topping success with Aqua Wax and the Convertible Soft To Clean & Protect Complete Kit taking Auto Express ‘Best Buy’ spots earlier this year.

Porirua hot rod showWestern Bays Street Rodders Inc proudly presents Repco Petrolheads @ Porirua!
When: Sun 30 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Where: New Zealand Kennel Club Events Centre, 11 Prosser St, Porirua – Mana

Autoglym wins Detailing World’s awards

Detailing world is a web forum touted as The Worlds Largest Resource for Detailers, Valeters and Car Cleaning. This website has 78,000 members.    Check out their facebook page too

Autoglym Super Resin Polish wins fourth Polish of The Year award   19 March 2015

Autoglym have announced “We celebrating after Super Resin Polish scooped Detailing World’s Polish of The Year award for the fourth successive year.

“Our flagship product has been voted the top polish by the website’s 78,000 members that include mobile valeters, detailing businesses and car cleaning enthusiasts.

We beat off competition from rival brands to be crowed winner of Polish of The Year underlining why Super Resin Polish has been the UK’s best-selling polish for over 20 years.”

Gemma Lancaster, Autoglym brand marketing manager, said: “We are very proud to win this award for a fourth successive year and would like to thank all members of Detailing World who voted for our Super Resin Polish.

“It just goes to show how highly regarded the product is by those in the car care business and car enthusiasts alike.

“Super Resin Polish has been the best-selling polish in the UK for more than 20 years and it is no coincidence Autoglym has won this award for the last four years.

“We won’t stop here as we will be targeting a fifth Polish of The Year award which will be a great way to celebrate our 50th anniversary.”

Autoglym Aqua Wax Wins Auto Express Award   11 March 2015

Autoglym have announced “Our excellent Rapid Aqua Wax Kit has just been placed 1st out of 9 in a group test conducted in Auto Express magazine.

The magazine tested several spray wax products but judged ours to be the best. ”

The testers noted “the protection is real and lasting, easily clearing water at the end of our test. A class act.”

We are delighted with this result and brings our 2015 win count to 2 already.

Autoglym Fabric Hood Kit Cleans Up in Auto Express Test  5 February 2015

Good news from Autoglym for everyone!

“Our excellent Fabric Hood Cleaning Kit has just been placed 1st out of 11 in a group test conducted in a February issue of Auto Express magazine.

The kit saw off well known competitors to take the top spot and the coveted ‘Best Buy’ accolade.”

The Auto Express team commented:

This two-piece kit from Autoglym comprises a cleaner and a proofer – and we found that both excelled at each task. A sponge is bundled with the pair of trigger bottles for easy application, and the shampoo agent is tough on grime. Any remnants of green mould accumulated over time soon disappeared and it left a clean finish. The proofer worked just as welt, as water beaded straight off the fabric in later testing

Gemma Lancaster, marketing manager, said: “Autoglym’s Fabric Hood Cleaning Kit is one of our most popular products and we are delighted its quality has been recognised by Auto Express.

“With Spring almost upon us it is a time when most people will treating their vehicle after weeks of wintery conditions. For those with soft top convertibles Auto Express’ study proves Fabric Hood Cleaning Kit is an essential product.”