imgMay Ladies Lunch
May Ladies Lunch
imgLIHAC at the Beef House
LIHAC at the Beef House
imgLIHAC at the Fowler Theater
LIHAC at the Fowler Theater
imgModern Mechanics are overrated
Modern Mechanics are overrated
img1st tour for 2017
1st tour for 2017
imgLouisville Tour Group
Louisville Tour Group
imgNovember Mid-week tour to Delphi
November Mid-week tour to Delphi
imgLIHAC members at The Wolcott House
LIHAC members at The Wolcott House
imgCar For Sale - See Details below
Car For Sale - See Details below
img30+ LIHAC Members at the Soup Social
30+ LIHAC Members at the Soup Social
imgJoe's 1938 Buick - Beautiful
Joe's 1938 Buick - Beautiful
imgBridge Tour Group
Bridge Tour Group
imgCars at Turkey Run
Cars at Turkey Run
imgTurkey Run Lunch group
Turkey Run Lunch group
imgSome of the 25 cars at the Picnic in the Park
Some of the 25 cars at the Picnic in the Park
imgAnother Great Picnic in the Park
Another Great Picnic in the Park
imgCurt's Hudson - Beautiful!!
Curt's Hudson - Beautiful!!

A Message from Our President


The month of May will be filled with fun gatherings and car tours. Tim and Janet Lange will lead us on a tour of the Fowler Theater and I can’t wait to see this gem! I know you will enjoy it too. If you get hungry, you will want to join Harold and Jo Williams on the Covington Beef House for lunch on May 17th. This is always a great trip with a reward of great food if you make it there without a break down. We will also have a very special presentation at our May meeting with Bob Jacko presenting about restoration of antique radios. I know a few of our members have had radios restored, so this will give you an idea of how that was done! We hope that you join us for another month of great outings and gatherings.


Motor on!

LIHAC President

Upcoming Events


Lots of LIHAC events in June.  Watch your email and this web site for all the details.

NOTE!!  The July meeting date has moved to Tuesday July 11th.

Saturday June 3 - Delphi Opera House tour

June 3rd, 1:00 PM  Delphi Opera House tour.  If you want to travel with a group, please meet at the Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial parking lot (in Battle Ground) before 11:00 AM.  We will leave the parking lot at 11:00 AM and travel to Delphi via back roads.  Park around the Carroll County Courthouse.  We plan to have lunch at the Stone House Restaurant at 11:30 AM.  At 1:00 PM we will take a guided tour of the Delphi Opera House.  Cost for the tour is a suggested $2.50 per person donation.  Tour will be 30 to 45 minutes in length.  You are on your own after the tour.

We are limited to 50 people on the tour.  Please let Tim Lange know by May 29th, email:, phone:  765-463-4495, or cell/text:  765-491-0945 to let me know how many will be attending.

Sunday June 4th - Dog & Suds

Our monthly Dog & Suds dinner at 4:30pm at the Dog & Suds in West Lafayette

Monday June 5th - Hillsboro Lunch show

Boni & Joe Goss are hosting a national brass era car meet here in the Lafayette area in early June.  As part of the meets events they have scheduled a tour to Hillsboro Indiana to attend the Myer Dinner Theater for lunch on Monday June 5th.  They have invited LIHAC members to come along and join up with the meet attendees and have lunch and see the show.  If you would like to join this tour you need to take some action now. RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE IN BY MONDAY MAY 29TH.  Here are all the details  .Show is "All Shook Up"  it is a tribute to 
Doors open at 11:00
Meal at  noon
Play at 1:30
Regular Matinee price is  38.00 + tax and tip
Our group rate for special showing is 28.35
plus tax and tip = 32.00
Donna Myers has asked that they call and reserve their tickets-telling her - that they are part of the antique car group coming with Joe Goss
The number to call to make reservations is. 765-798-4902

Please email me at when you make a reservation and we will provide time and route info so you can join the tour.


Tuesday June 6th - LIHAC meeting

MCL in West Lafayette is the location and 6:00 is the time.  See you on Tuesday June 6th.

Friday June 16th - Mens Breakfast

This months mens breakfast is at the Downtowner in Market Square at 8:30am on Friday June 16th.  No reservations necessary.

Saturday June 17th - Veterans Home Car Show

Solders Home in West Lafayette is the location for this annual event.  The details will be listed here as soon as they are available.

Saturday June 24th -- Breakfast Tour

Tom & Linda Cobb will lead LIHAC members on a breakfast tour.  The route to breakfast will be new to many and interesting to all.  Details to be listed here shortly.

Tech Tip


 Brake lights are hard to see in daylight on most of our older cars, especially the ones with glass Lenses, I had complaints about that on my 1951.

I found that a third brake light can be installed on cars with 6 volt systems even if they are for 12 volt if LED lights are used, these are available on line fairly cheap.

If you have turn signals, a separate wire must be installed at the brake light switch for this to work.

LED lights only work if proper polarity is observed, as being a diode currant will only pass one way, most old cars have a positive ground so you must treat the metal on the car as your positive wire.

Ebay has them so shop for the model you want.

Install in back window. 

Remember Safety first.


Submitted by Harold Williams




1930 Model A --Very nice running and driving Model A ready for the road.  Everything works, nice interior, cowl lights, engine # A2756636.  Alternator, rebuilt Zenith Carburetor, rebuilt distributor with modern Nu-Rex points and condenser, Nu-Rex automatic spark advance.  Rear window shade, fiberglass fenders, leather trunk, nice paint job.  NOTE!  The teddy bear in the back seat and the 1930 license plates DO NOT sell with the car.  

PRICE  $15,900 -- Contact Mike Luenz 765-532-7173 for additional details and pictures.

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Upcoming Meetings

First Tuesday each month at 
MCL West  Lafayette. 6:00pm
LIHAC meets at MCL restaurant  and cafateria

521 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette,IN

Tuesday June 6th.


LIHAC Meeting


Tuesday, July 11th
6:00 pm
LIHAC Meeting 

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