Inaugural NIC Rod Run – Coeur D’Alene Press

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Cars, fun at the first Rod RunThis morbidly fun, custom-painted 1985 Cadillac Hearse drew a lot of attention and interest Saturday during the North Idaho Classics Car Club’s inaugural Rod Run car show in the parking lots of Tedder Industries in Post Falls. The show featured about 200 cars, trucks and motorcycles of all ages, makes, models and styles. (DEVIN WEEKS/Press)

Ken Rachels of Post Falls joyfully shares photos and stories from the 15 years he spent working on his 1955 Chevy Pickup during the first Rod Run in Post Falls at Tedder Industries on Saturday. Rachels airbrushed “true fire” flames on the rear wall under the hood and added several touches to make the truck truly one of a kind. (DEVIN WEEKS/Press)

A black 1955 Chevy Pickup belonging to Ken Rachels of Post Falls is displayed among other custom and classic vehicles Saturday during the North Idaho Classics Car Club’s first Rod Run car show at Tedder Industries in Post Falls. Rachels hand-painted a “firewall” underneath the hood using a “true fire” technique to give the flames a more realistic appearance. (DEVIN WEEKS/Press)

Randy Kelleher of Post Falls admires a 1940 LaSalle Special 5267 during the North Idaho Classics Car Club’s Rod Run at Tedder Industries in Post Falls on Saturday. “I’m very impressed,” Kelleher said. “I’m taking my time.” (DEVIN WEEKS/Press)

Flames of Old Glory and an American bald eagle decorate this 1965 Chevelle Malibu on display Saturday during the first Rod Run car show, presented by the North Idaho Classics Car Club. The show featured about 200 different vehicles as well as merchant booths, food vendors and fun activities for kids. (DEVIN WEEKS/Press)