Fuelfed OPEN in Lake Forest This Sunday

November 2, 2019 by


We conclude the 2019 Drive Season this Sunday with the Fuelfed OPEN in Lake Forest. The snow arrived early to support our vintage truck and wagon feature. The Fuelfed OPEN to for members Classic European, Modern European and Classic American vehicles.


9:00AM -11:00AM

Please fill out a display sheet and put on your car so that others will know what it is when you aren’t there.

Starbucks and Einstein Bagels are within a short walk near the train tracks. Market House on the Square Restaurant is across from the parking lot and opens at 11a.m. to accommodate all your caffeine and hunger needs.



Car Spotters: Respect the privacy of our members and do not take pictures of them entering and exiting their cars, nor their license plates. #fuelfedcarclub in your posts.

Public Courtesy:  This is a club event, and the public is welcome to spectate. However, soliciting services, products or activities without Fuelfed’s prior consent is strictly prohibited, and those doing so will be escorted out.

Advertising cars for sale at any Fuelfed event is strictly prohibited.

Please respect the neighborhood with NO hot-rodding or open exhausts.

Fuelfed October Coffee and Classics Costume Festival

October 25, 2019 by


Coming off the Fuelfed Fall Classic, we move to straight into our final Coffee & Classics Winnetka. This Sundays’ (10.27) annual Era Appropriate Attire (EAA) festival is always very interesting. Where drivers are period correct with their classic.

Car and attire will be voted on by all 90 (yes, 90) 2019 Fuelfed volunteers.

Awards will be announced at 10:30 at the Fuelfed tent .

Trophies will be give to the top 3 combos. Spectators are also encouraged to dress up as well. Sorry, but only Fuelfed members are eligible to win.


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Fuelfed Modern European members will be admitted as space allows by showing your 2018 membership card.

Numbered Donation passes may be purchased for $10 at the entry point on Greenbay by non-members driving European Classics ONLY. The $10 will be credited to 2020 membership dues if you join the club within 7 days of attending the event.

Display Card

We ask drivers to download windshield display cards and fill out their car’s vitals. This will allow the rest of us to appreciate the classic even if the driver isn’t near by to chat. Click on Editable pdf below to enlarge and fill in your data, then print it out. Or click on Regular jpg to print out and hand write in.

Editable pdf.


Finally, Fuelfed Coffee & Classics® is a private club event for our members and those interested in joining. The public is welcome spectate. However, those caught soliciting our members for services, products or activities outside Fuelfed authorization will be escorted out.


All pictures by FFG100 Jean Trnka.





Fuelfed FFC19 Droptop

October 21, 2019 by

George and Jan drop the back half of their 2002 Targa to better enjoy the great weather (finally) on FFC19.

Fall Classic in the Country

October 19, 2019 by

A few members out for a Fall Classic weekend in the country.

The Fuelfed Fall Classic is Here

October 18, 2019 by

Two days to the 8th annual Fuelfed Fall Classic Rally. Excited about the great mix of classics this year with the British leading the way.

Cold and Breezy

October 13, 2019 by

The Frenchies in Hinsdale.

Cold and windy with long shadows trigger that desire for stout.

For Sale: 1967 Lancia Fulvia Coupe Series One

October 11, 2019 by


Those who have been coming to Fuelfed Coffee & Classics for a while will know this Mirabello beige Lancia Fulvia well. FFG100 Founder owned and restored.




1967 Lancia Fulvia Coupe Series One. American Market car.
Vin # 818.130* 011996 from Los Angeles Ca in 2001.
86,126 miles on the clock.
Biege – Mirabello, not original color, but a correct Fulvia color.
Originally a 1.2 motor car, now with a Rebuilt 1.3 Engine.
Campagnola alloys



Restored thoroughly mechanically, with down to bare metal paint 2002-2005.
Engine rebuilt completely by Autosprint Ltd. Chicago, Illinois.
Bumpers off the car and fitted with ultra rare Campagnolo mags as used on Factory Rally Cars. Brand new correct Pirellis in 2017.
Interior is basically all original, and needs soms attention, particularly the passenger side.
Car driven regularly and sensibly, by enthusiastic owner, and maintained properly by both Autosprint Ltd, and Personalized Automotive Services (PAS) Kenosha.
Driving a Lancia is a unique experience that all familiar will attest to.

Car has been a regular at Fuelfed Coffee & Classics since 2011.
A binder full of history/receipts and many more pictures available.
Reluctantly selling to concentrate on finishing a second Fulvia Rallye Coupe.
Can only keep one.

Serious inquires only please.

Contact the seller



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Final Coffee & Classics Hinsdale This Sunday Morning

October 10, 2019 by


Coffee & Classics Hinsdale returns for October. The fabulously intimate Fuelfed club gathering takes place in downtown Hinsdale from 9 to 11:00am on Sunday the 13th. This event we feature the Frenchies. Yes Citroen, Peugeot & Renault.

No need to go to Starbucks, Café La Fortuna will be on site serving java and pastries.

Coffee & Classics is private club event. There is no “for sale” signs or solicitation of any kind allowed at our events.

Learn more.

Fuelfed Fall Classic 2019

October 8, 2019 by

Our 8th annual Fuelfed Fall Classic Rally is locked & loaded.

Amazing route pre-run.

Meal venues sampled.

B&Bs filled.

Looking forward to some great autumnal camaraderie with all the classic rally teams.

Fuelfed Brothers Reunited

October 5, 2019 by

A pleasure to reconnect with our Douglas Michigan brothers and this mornings’ Coffee & Classics was another confirmation. Genuine enthusiasts in it heart first and always such a great mix of cars. Dave & Juliette from European Auto Restorations in Fenville continued their positive vibes and vast knowledge sharing to all in attendance.