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joesgt281 03-13-2012 08:48 AM

3rd Annual Gullo Ford Weekend - Conroe, TX Apr 13-15
This is the Houston areas biggest Saleen get-together of the year and it's coming up in just over a month!
The weekend kicks off with a casual social gathering on Friday night.
The focal point of the weekend is the Gullo Ford 3rd Annual All Ford Car Show, presented by the Northside Mustang Car Club on Saturday April 14.
Entry fee is $25.00 which includes free burgers and hotdogs. Show times are from 9am-4pm with registration from 9am-noon. Each year attendance of Saleens have grown with well over 20 in attendance last year. Saleens have come in from all over Texas and beyond.
On Saturday evening everyone is invited to a dinner at a local restaurant.
Sunday offers up a morning cruise followed by an early lunch, then on to the awesome Gullo Museum, host of Tony Gullo's fabulous S7!

NeoS281 03-18-2012 02:02 PM

This should be a fun event! I hope I can make it (fingers crossed) :smile:

joesgt281 03-30-2012 08:10 AM

To show you some of the fun you can expect, check out these pics from last year:

Mustang show @ Gullo Ford:

Sunday Cruise:

Gullo Car Museum:

Barricade 03-30-2012 06:32 PM

Im going to have to work that weekend.... :frown:

joesgt281 03-30-2012 06:35 PM


Originally Posted by Barricade (Post 77791)
Im going to have to work that weekend.... :frown:

That's really disappointing Robert!

Well, just throw the keys to the Extreme to your son and send him over :eek:

joesgt281 04-02-2012 12:41 AM

Many of you are familiar with Robert's Barricade tribute car from San Antonio. In fact Robert brought his Barri to the 2011 Gullo show. Unfortunately due to work commitments, we're not going to get to have Robert join us this year with either of his fine Saleens.
However I'm happy to let everyone know that the #1 of 3 Barricade cars built for the movie Transformers will be joining us for the Gullo show. The owner is a Houston-area resident and he's excited to bring his car out to share with us. He tells me that the #1 car is the only Mustang that was built by Saleen. The other 2 are Mustangs with Saleen body kits and V6 engines. The #1 car is the S281 Saleen Extreme package with the V8 engine.
Movie scenes involving this car are as follows.
SCENE#1: The first appearance of Barricade at the airport
SCENE#2: The warehouse chase scene involving the old Camaro
SCENE#3: The night chase scene in factory
SCENE#4: The final highway chase scene with all the vehicles together
One more reason to come out for this exciting event!
Check out this album for pics of this cool car:

Meikol02 04-02-2012 11:00 AM

Dang, just when I got excited that Robert's absence would allow my car to get some love...this happens! :eek:

Should be a good show, I hope this guy doesn't drive off and leave a chair...

Saleen S281 04-03-2012 10:51 PM

Im having to work nights that weekend, can't make it, have fun guys!

Barricade 04-04-2012 10:19 AM


Originally Posted by Meikol02 (Post 78086)
...I hope this guy doesn't drive off and leave a chair...

Yeah....cause after Chris sits in it, it looks like this:

joesgt281 04-10-2012 02:41 PM

Are you ready for the biggest weekend of the year for Saleens in the Houston area?
Awesome Gullo Ford Car Show presented by Northside Mustang Car Club……

Seeing old friends and making new ones…..

Piney-woods cruising………

Amazing Gullo Private Collection Tour…..

This is our 3rd annual event and it's grown from good to great, and this year we hope that it will be the best ever!
The focal point is the Gullo Ford All-Ford Car Show where Saleens and Saleen fans have come in from all over Texas, and beyond.
Besides the terrific rides of our members, our favorite Saleen collector from Alvin is bringing some of his beautiful cars again.
And for the first time joining us will be the #1 of 3 Barricade Saleens used in the making of the Transformers movie.
Should be a really exciting show!
Here's the low-down for the weekend:

Friday Night: Meet and Greet at Gary & Betsy's house in the Woodlands. Kick back and enjoy some refreshing beverages around the pool with two of the nicest hosts you'll ever meet.
Email me back for the address, or call Gary at (281) 296-9655.

Saturday Morning: Gullo Ford Car Show presented by Northside Mustangs. Registration is from 9 to noon. Show will wrap up by 4 pm.
Location is 925 I-45 North in Conroe
For more info, see attached flyer or go to

Saturday Evening: Group dinner at Buca di Beppo Houston-Portofino at 5:30 till 7
Location is 19075 I-45 South in Conroe. P. (936) 321-6262

Saturday Night: All American Muscle Street Meet at Pallottas Mexican Grill 7:30 till 9 in the Kroger Shopping Center
Location is 2211 Rayford Rd Spring, TX 77386

Sunday Morning: Piney-woods Cruise. Tentatively meet at 9 am at a place to be determined. More details on this in the next couple of days. There will be an opportunity for lunch before we tour the museum.

Sunday Afternoon: Gullo Private Collection Tour at 1pm. You will be amazed at what you see on this tour! It has to be one of the most interesting collections in existence. Beyond the cars, it's really a museum of Americana. Please bring $10/person which goes directly to support the Gullo Christmas for Children Charity.
For out-of-towners, there are many hotels in the area to choose from. Gary recommends the Holiday Inn Express in Spring as being most convenient to all of our activities. Here's a link to more info:

So that about wraps it up. Hope you can come out and join us for what looks to be beautiful weather, surrounded by beautiful cars!

Please let me know if you plan to make it.

joesgt281 04-12-2012 01:03 AM

Saleen Friends,
I’ve asked Chlee Green of the Northside Mustangs Club to put together a cruise route and schedule for Sunday and here’s the details she’s come up with:

Mr. Tony Gullo has opened up his private car museum to us once again. This is an invitation only event for our club and the Saleen club. If you want to bring a guest you can. We are asking for a donation of $10.00 be given to help support the Christmas for Kids charity. If you've never been, just ask someone that has. It's an amazing experience and one you won't want to miss. We will meet in the parking lot of Kroger's located at 220 S loop 336 W, Conroe , TX 77304 , at 10am leaving promptly at 10:15. We will then have an hour cruise to end at Quiznos located at 6875 FM 1488 # 400, Magnolia, TX. While there, we'll have a short car meet and grab a quick bite to eat. We then plan to leave there at 1pm and cruise together to arrive at the museum by 1:30. If you do not want to participate in the morning cruise and just want to meet us at Quiznos, we plan to be there between 11:30 and 11:45.

joesgt281 04-12-2012 05:37 PM

As of Thursday afternoon we have 19 folks that are participating in some or all of the weekends activities....WOOT!
It's not too late, and you can participate in as many, or as few events as you'd like. Cmon out and join in the fun!

Meikol02 04-13-2012 10:15 AM

Looking forward to a good time and that tour I heard so much about last year!

joesgt281 04-18-2012 01:08 AM

Ok finally got my own pics uploaded and all the shots of my feet cleared out.
You'll notice that there's no pics from inside the museum, and that was at Mr. Gullo's request that none be posted on the internet.
So if you want to see his fabulous S7, and the rest of his collection, you'll just have to come next year.

Here's some pics by others:

And if you're on Facebook, here's some more.

BIG thanks to everyone that came out, especially Gary & Betsy for opening up their home for us.
At last count I think we had 19 in attendance at the show.

00_ExtrmRnbw 04-18-2012 08:36 AM

Joe, wish I could have made it down again :( school seems to get in the way of a lot of these things.

Looks like it was a great turnout and perfect weather! Thanks for sharing the pics, beautiful cars with even better people.

joesgt281 04-18-2012 08:47 AM


Originally Posted by 00_ExtrmRnbw (Post 79363)
Joe, wish I could have made it down again :( school seems to get in the way of a lot of these things.

Looks like it was a great turnout and perfect weather! Thanks for sharing the pics, beautiful cars with even better people.

Thanks Johnny, just wasn't the same without ya!

Meikol02 04-18-2012 04:30 PM

Thanks for posting the links Joe. Great job coordinating as always...

joesgt281 04-24-2012 11:48 PM

More pics rolling in, this time from Hugh (Red Heritage)
Password: allaboutsaleen

Thanks Hugh!

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