GEARED UP FOR THE WEEKEND'S
AUTOPARTS SWAP 'n SELL
The much-anticipated Swap ‘n Sell is finally here. This weekend auto
enthusiasts from all over will gather in the Better Living Center of the
Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, for the Autoparts Swap ‘n
Sell in search of the season’s essentials, elusive parts, and the best
bargains. Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell provides the ultimate weekend getaway for
automotive enthusiasts who have a passion for stock cars, hot rods, classics
or custom cars and imports.
With over three acres of everything automotive all under one roof,
this unique swap meet will help even the most discerning bargain shopper
fulfill all their automotive needs. With vendors coming from all over the
country, the parts and accessories being offered are as varied as their
Ground Up Restorations, from nearby Meriden, CT, specializes in
parts and accessories for all eras of Chevelle while Ames Performance out of
New Hampshire provides specialization for GTO owners. Fellow Granite Stater
Moon’s Classics out of Roxbury, NH, will be on hand with parts for ’55- ’57
Chevys. New England Performance Mustangs has secured vendor space
representing the blue oval brigade. Specialty vendor Memory Lane out of
Auburn, PA, offers a huge array of owner’s manuals and car brochures.
Mike McGriff’s Overtime Auto makes the trek from Olney, IL, to
provide a great selection of tools. Metro Cremo out of New York offers one
of the largest collections of discount tools and accessories found at any
For the racers, some of the premier retailers in the industry are
always a mainstay at the annual Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell including the likes
of Gardner Leavitt’s Action Racing out of Maine and Kraze Korlacki Speed
Equipment of Seekonk, MA. Spraker Racing Supply, of Mooresville, NC, and
Schenectady, NY, has a knowledgeable and friendly staff waiting to assist
buyers with safety equipment and other components. Northeast Race Cars &
Parts of Pascoag, RI, has virtually everything needed to race Mini Stocks to
Tour Modifieds and everything in between.
New venture Magnus Racing Products has chosen Autoparts Swap ‘n
Sell to debut their new company and innovative new product line.
“We recently started our transmission rebuilding and REM finishing
business that also includes a couple of new innovations that we believe will
provide great benefits to racers,” said owner Mike Sangermano. “With the
popularity of Swap ‘n Sell, this was the perfect opportunity to introduce
our new company and product line to the racing community.”
Other notable vendors include Hemmings Motor News, Checkered Racing
of Bedford, IN, that specializes in the fabrication of rear and front ends
suspension for street rods to racecars. A significant turn out of private
sellers gives Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell traditional flea market fare with the
flare of a trade show all from the comfort of a heated indoor facility.
With prices competitive with any online bargain hunting without the
cost of shipping and without the wait; Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell allows buyers
the opportunity to inspect items first-hand, to touch and feel the parts
that will bring their machines to life. Shopping at Swap ‘n Sell is
Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell is more than just a center of speed it is
the catalyst for renewed enthusiasm for old projects and the jump-start on
new ones. Racers, car buffs, and diehard bargain hunters will find tons of
auto parts and accessories for ALL automotive application. Gear heads will
find everything necessary for all phases of any automotive job. Bring a hand
cart, bring a dolly, or bring a radio flyer to lug home all the great
bargains that will be found at the Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell.
For nearly 30 years, the Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell has stood as a
tradition for the automotive community. Single-day adult admission in only
$10.00; kids under 12 are admitted free with a paid adult. Show hours are 8
AM to 5 PM on both Saturday and Sunday, January 17-18, 2009.
Located just of Route 91 on 1305 Memorial Avenue (Route 147) in
West Springfield, MA, the Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell is easily accessible from
most major highways. The local area also allows access to plenty of
amenities including hotels and restaurants.
For more details, call Start-Finish Productions at (860) 871-6376
or (860) 268-1787.
Autoparts Swap ‘n Sell