Club to display at the Cool September Days classic car show at the Horizon Casino Resort |

Club to display at the Cool September Days classic car show at the Horizon Casino Resort

Tim Parsons
Photos by Dan Thrift / Tahoe Daily Tribune / Mario Limon gets his 2001 Chevrolet Silverado jumping Wednesday at the Horizon Casino Resort. Limon has put about $8,000 into customizing the truck with hydraulics, custom wheels and rims, and a bullet shifter.

They started when they were children fixing up their bicycles.

Today the group of South Lake Tahoe car lovers has a unique club called “Street Shakers.”

Just like the name implies, the Street Shakers make their presence known with air-powered jumping cars and trucks with 100-pound speakers for their thumping sound system. And they do all work themselves.

“It’s like a natural high,” said Street Shaker Mario Limon, who has a 2001 Chevy Silverado pickup. “(The work) never stops. It keeps you motivated.”

He said members are so busy with their cars that it also keeps the young men out of trouble.

Moreover, says Street Shaker Raul Maldonado, “This is a way for us to hang out and keep in touch.”

The group will be making its first official appearance as participants this week at Cool September Days at the Horizon and MontBleu casinos.

The club will host a competition Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Horizon Casino Resort.

For a full story, please see Lake Tahoe Action.

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