Coffee & Cars February

Thanks to all who made it out to the Coffee and Cars on the 6th.  The morning could not have been more perfect, blue skies, and cool temperatures (those mopars love cool weather because it means HP).

Our club had 30 plus cars arrive in caravan for the most part within a few minutes of each other. What a great site to see - mopars all lined up coming into the lot. Our presence was certainly known by the other C & C attendees.

The turnout to Coffee & Cars increased dramatically from the January meet. There were cars of every vintage and color to be seen; from Stock vehicles, to exotics, to the high performance.  And then there was what Johnny Bee calls “the sick rides’".  I hope you had a chance to get a look at (or hear) the Nova with the 4th time rebuilt (from bumper to bumper) 427LSX small block running 700plus. The guy who owns it told me he calls it his Bumper Dragger. When asked what he ran for exhaust, he said wide open!!

You can find additional photos of the February event by clicking HERE. 

Thanks to the new members who came out, it was great visiting with you and seeing your awesome rides. We hope to see you at one of the upcoming events.  Speaking of Events, Don’t miss the Feb. 19th Meet and Greet at the target parking lot – starts at 8:00, then on the 27th we have the big event mod meet at Dr. Al’s. We have many who have signed up to have mod’s completed and while they are working on that, we will have some burgers and great side dishes. Bring the family and enjoy a day with your fellow club members. 


See you at an event soon,

Jerry Lawson


Events Planner

"The members make the club; every event is full of fun and a great chance to enjoy our cars."

Luling Meat & Greet
Monday, 25 January 2010 15:15


Thanks SO MUCH to everyone who came out Saturday for our Luling Cruise event.  We've already heard from so many of you about how much fun the drive was and how great the BBQ was.  Weather cooperated and the event was just a fun day for everyone that went.  Below are some pictures and video.  We also shot some live video and broadcast that on SCLX TV.  You can see that video in the archives.

As always, it was great to have the first-timers out and we hope to see you at another event soon!


Be sure you've got your calendar marked for our next event Feb 6 - Cars  n Coffee.  You will also find on our website updated details on the Mod Meet -- now with a cookout lunch  and our March Dyno Day event.

All the best,

Johnny Bee
President, SCLX Modern Mopar

You Did It!


Today we passed a small milestone.  There are now over 100 of you registered to use our forum.  Thank you so much for participating in the forum - a direct way for members to connect with other members.  We have over 500 people who have "joined" the club and are on our weekly email list.  If you are one of those people who've "joined" the club and haven't yet created an account to use the forum you can click here to do so.

Adapting to the New Site



We've had the new website up since 12/15/09 and many of you have given us so many compliments on it.  This site is actually generation three of the SCLX website and is VERY different from our previous site.  Naturally, it will take some getting used to where everything is.  We encourage you to play around the site (you won't break it) and begin to get familiar with where to find things.


One of the most used features of the site is the SCLX Forum.  This is where members interact directly with other members and the Leadership Team on different topics.  Joining the club and registering for the forum are two different things.  We realize that not everyone who joins will participate in the fourm.  We also realize that the majority of forum participators attend the events.  So, it's natural that we will cater our events and club focus to those who interact on the forums. 


As of now, we've taken two event suggestions from the forum ideas and have worked them into the 2010 calendar.  As one member said, "you get out of the club what you put into it".  This new website allows you to "put into the club" by using the fourm - we hope you choose to do so.


Coffee & Cars January


Wow!  What a great way to start the new year.  Big thanks to everyone who came out this morning to our first official SCLX event of 2010.  We  had a great time attending Houston Cars and Coffee event.  


It was great seeing SCLX out in force and interacting with the Houston car scene.  There was everything from Model T's to Lambo's and everything in between.  Be sure to check the Forum/Message Board for comments from other members.


Mark your calendar for the next one - 1st Saturday in February.

All the best,


John Chiboroski, President

New SCLX "Tag" Cards for 2010


Members, at our next event be sure to pick up the redesigned "tag" cards for 2010.  We started these cards back in 2007 and they have been one of the most successful ways to gather new members.

As you drive around you'll spot fellow 300, Charger, Magnum, and Challenger owners.  When you see their car, slip this card on the driver's side door and let them know about the club.

Thank you from The Lawsons



Shelly and I would like to thank the staff and members of the SCLX club for providing us with a great way to meet and enjoy people with the same interest. We joined the club in the winter of 2008 and from our first event (Ritters on the west side) until today we have really enjoyed how everyone comes together and makes each gathering an event to look forward to.

I have been told we are a club of over 500 members; we are very fortunate to have a club of this size and still do not have to pay membership fees. I cannot say enough how the staff have made sure that our events our safe and enjoyable. You will never see a time when a question does not get answered or help is not there for you.

With this new age of ‘out-sourcing’ the SCLX club has been one of the best tools for finding new friends, new ideas & new ways to enjoy what we have.  We are very excited for the coming year of events and hope to meet a lot more new friends.

Jerry Lawson


Forum = Real-Time Information


Are you looking for the latest info on one of our events?  How about caravan information?  Well, the most up-to-date information will be in our forum.  The forum is free to join and is where members stay connected with other members.  Guest can see most of the forum sections but only users can see them all.  Want to get the most out of SCLX - join the forum.

Story About All Texas Roadtrip

10/21/2009 (Archived from old website)


This is just something I thought everyone should know about our club.


On Saturday, October 17th, about 10 of us were “caravan-ing” back from Waco down highway 6. We stopped in Calvert, Texas for a quick break and for some of us to get fuel. For those who don’t know, Calvert is a quiet little town about 100 miles north of Houston. When we pulled back out on the road, we had to drive through some rocks and gravel that littered the entrance to the gas station. About a mile down the road, my TPM light came on, and started flashing at me. Just great!


We ALL pulled back into the next gas station about 7 miles down the road. Now when I say ALL, I mean everyone in the caravan. Everyone jumped out of their cars and we started looking at what was wrong. Well, it appeared that I must have picked up a sharp rock or piece of metal and it cut down my left rear tire. Not a big deal for most, but I was beside myself. I had just picked up new rims and tires no more than 18 hours before! And now, one of the tires was shot! So much for trying to look cool rolling on three shiny new 22’s and a compact spare! Ha!


I just wanted to make sure that everyone knew what kind of people we have in the club. Everyone helped get the tire changed and everyone made sure everything else was OK with my car. The best part of the whole story is this. Johnny Bee and Fred (AWD Charger) knew that I wouldn’t be able to run at speed, so they stayed back and rolled all the way home with me at 50mph. It was a great display of leadership, friendship, and overall care and concern for the members of our club. My sincerest thanks to Johnny Bee and Fred for their help and sacrifice. It is people like this that make SpaceCityLX a phenomenal group to be a part of.

Thank you,

Bill Denton
Service Director
Allen Samuels Dodge of Katy
21777 Katy Freeway @ Mason Road
Katy, Texas 77450
Tel: (281) 675-8500
Fax: (281) 675-8501

Mark and Amanda Da Silva

9/2/2009 (Archived from old website)


I just wanted to say a big thanks from my wife and I to the few members of the SCLX guys we met at the Dodge Viper day, up at the Texas Speedway track.  We were a little nervous at throwing ourselves into a car club meeting, having only been in Texas for 2 weeks and owning a Dodge Challenger for a little over half that time.  However it soon became clear that we were more than welcome into the SCLX fold and people were enjoying our enthusiasm at being in this brilliant state.


We had a brief meet up on route where we first met Johnny Bee and his subtle Super Bee Challenger, Kim and Mike in the other Challenger, and Ray and Brandie in their menacing looking 300 SRT8.


We had no idea where we were going or what the Viper day would be about, but after meeting with Harold at the track we quickly realised that was going to be an amazing day of motor sport, car enthusiasts and whole day of meeting enthusiastic and very friendly people.  We belonged to some car clubs in the UK and always amazed me how some people would judge people on the car they drove, not talk to you if your car wasn't a certain type or model and generally be very unfriendly unless you were accepted in their particular circle.   Here.....nothing of that happens...the Viper owners were as happy to see our collection as they were to discuss Vipers, Corvettes, Porsches or Acuras....and the BBQ efforts by Harold and his wife were well recieved too!


Being able to take our cars on the track was a real priveledge.....I've never seen a banked race circuit before in my life!  There is one in the UK, the famous Brooklands Banked Circuit where many famous drivers lost there life pushing race cars of the 50's and 60's.  So be be able to drive our road cars on a former NASCAR circuit was amazing.  Harold kept us all well under control in his Dodge pace truck however, but it was still very cool!


Being typical Brits, we didn't come well prepared, will limited bottles of warm water, no hats, no sun cream etc.....but we thoroughly enjoyed our day with the SCLX guys and their friends.  So a huge thank you to you all and we can't wait to be involved in the future events.  Keep up the excellent work.


Mark and Amanda Da Silva


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