b'still relevant and financially viable innot.The Mopar hobby will need to 2023.What they dont understand ishangontoitspastmorethanever. thatMCGssuccessisnotbasedSo,itreallycomesdowntotwo solely on hard work,but rather, ourthings; how long do you guys want readersandadvertisersdedicationus to keep doing this MCG thing?towhatwedo.WhenwestartedAnd, how long can the staff here MCG thirty-five years ago, I alwaysstay healthy enough to do it?I said I wanted this magazine to be asthink its safe to say none of us muchtheMoparhobbysmagazinehere at MCG can run as fast as asitwasours,andIthinkwevewe once did, but for the foresee-achieved that.That is MCGs secretable future, we think we can run sauce thats lost on those that dontfasterthanthehellhoundsthat understandourcontinuedsuccess.are chasing us! So what do you We dont have customers, were justsay?Do you want to keep this one big family.MCG thing going?XSo, where are we now in the history of MCG?Ive always looked atthisbusinesslikedragracinga four-speedcar.Frominceptionto ten-yearsistheone-twoshift.At twenty years we made the 2-3 shift, andifyoumakeitthatfarwithout blowing anything up, at the year thirty year mark you glide into fourth and keepthehammerdowntothered line.So, using that analogy,MCG is in the middle of the top-end-pull, and tome,wereatthepointofthe biggestrushofadragrace;you know, when that cam comes on hard and those big valve heads are suck-ing more air and gasoline than ever before.Inthebeginning,Ialways envisionedthisridetobethatofa four-speed car,but now I wonder if there could be, in fact, a fifth gear in this thing that I didnt anticipate? Heres the bottom line.The world is changing faster than anyone can keep track of these days, so the farthest I can even attempt to project out is about five years.Here at MCG, were still having fun doing what we do, and more importantly, I feel MCG isasrelevanttodayasithasever been.Its an anchor, so to speak, to keep us grounded in our automotive history as we enter into this new elec-trifiedautomotiveindustry,likeitorwww.moparcollectorsguide.com 7'