Saturday Jun 11 2011 comments Cruisin in Auburn By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Mike Engle of Auburn has a passion for restoring cars and his 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air done perfectly. Under the hood of this 2 door hardtop is a350 Chevy cubic inch engine with 400 horse power, tilt wheel and air, Jack Connor calls his 1940 Mercury ?Low and Slow? with a ford 302 engine he installed. Connor of Sacramento Kustoms said it took him 3 months to restore his car with the Daytona Blue Pearl flats color. Dallas and Marlene Green of Cool have the same passion when it comes to cars, Mustangs. His is a 1967 V8 all original and hers is a 1968 Convertible V6. Gary Wright of Citrys Heights and Charlie Kichor feel that this Cummins Dependable Diesel is clean and outrageous, and is a close second to Kichor?s 63 Chevy Bel Air. Chris Kuhn of Ophir check the levels in his 1963 Red Chevy Nova SS with a 230 cubic engine installed. Isaac Ordaz and Nolan Wright of Cruisers Car Wash dream of owning this 1969 Camaro RS one day that is for sale for $39,000.00 at Auburn Cruise Night. Lois Sprague knows a lot about cars. Her classic 1967 Chevy Chevelle with a 283 V8 and power glide transmission and factory air is in mint condition as she has been the sole owner of this Chevelle. Kerry Silfies of Auburn is glad to finally see the arrival of summer because her 1964 VW Bus with a 1600 stock engine is cleaned up and ready to cruise around in the sunny warm weather. Audreylea Young of Nevada City has a look inside Neil Morley?s Camaro that a dream car of hers. Morley?s Camaro comes equipped with a 548 cubic inch engine and 1,400 horse power and a injector hat that will sure attract anybody at Auburn Cruise Night. Randy Notley of Sacramento teaches his friend Sue Pierson about the finer qualities of a perfectly restored Ford Convertible. Paul Whitmore of Auburn, shares the love of restoring cars with his son Brian. Here Paul stands with his car on the right a 1965 Pontiac GTO 389 with 360 horse power and his sons 1967 Camaro with a 350 engine installed. The Whitmore?s participated in Auburn's June Cruise Night in Downtown. This is Gary Rogers baby, a 1940 Buick Super with a Chevy 454 Big Block fuel injected engine with 500 horse power. Often Rogers drives his pride and joy around Folsom and Auburn for Cruise Nights in the summer.