Next Pomona Swap Meet: August 12, 2018
  • Event Info

    Rain or shine, we swap! For the best shopping, swapping and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early. Remember, "the early bird gets the worm." The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is a one-day event held at Fairplex in the City of Pomona, California.

    Event Hours:     5am to 2pm

    Event Location: 1101 W McKinley Avenue,
    Pomona, CA 91768

  • Vendors

    Do you have car parts from a restoration project lying around? Are you cleaning out your garage and need to get rid of spare parts, old tools, or other auto related items? Or do you have a car related business with lots of stuff you want to get rid of and turn into cash? If so, you should become a vendor at the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show!

  • Car Corral

    Bring your classic car to our next show, park in the middle of the action, and see for yourself why Pomona is the best place to sell your classic car or truck. Since 1975, hundreds of thousands of classic cars & trucks have come and gone through the gates of the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show.

  • Photos & Blog

    Looking for show news? Want a good read on automotive DIY? Check out our blog and photos to keep up with the latest and greatest from Pomona. You’ll find tips and tricks of the trade!

  • About

    George Cross & Sons, Inc. presents seven giant swap meets every year that have become known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is the ultimate classic car event, and gives you the opportunity to turn your classic car, parts, and automobilia into cash!

  • Classifieds

    The Pomona Classifieds brings the Pomona Swap Meet to your living room. Search for automotive parts and services, or hunt for the perfect hot rod, muscle car, or classic collectible to fill the empty space in your garage! You can also create an ad to sell your parts and cars for FREE!


Engine Overheating? Here’s Why and What To Do About It

Engine by Darryl Braaten

BY BLAIR LAMPE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JULY 12, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Engines get so hot under normal driving conditions that there is an entire system dedicated to cooling them down. That’s because an engine overheating will cause problems and even complete engine failure. Instead of shelling out thousands of dollars and enduring a ...

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You Have a Blown Head Gasket: Now What?

Blown Head Gasket

BY ERICH REICHERT / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 5, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Regardless of the type of vehicle you own, a blown head gasket ranks toward the top of the list of most-involved car repairs. Because of its complexity, you have to consider whether it’s worth doing or not. We’ve already examined the signs of ...

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3 Ways You’re Draining Your Car Battery That You Might Not Realize

Ford F150 Battery

BY NICOLE WAKELIN / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 20, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / More often than not, batteries die at the most inopportune times. Sometimes you get the usual warning signs for a weak car battery, like an engine that’s slow to turn over or an illuminated check engine light. Sometimes, though, you get ...

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#ImGoingToPomona Sweepstakes: Winners List

We want to thank everyone who participated in our June 2018 Instagram Shirt Giveaway! Check out #ImGoingToPomona to see all of the entries, and follow @PomonaSwapMeet for fresh content straight from the show! To stay up to date on show news and to find out about future giveaways, make sure you sign up for the Pomona Swap Meet e-Newsletter. Congrats to ...

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Recognizing Fuel Pump Failure

Fuel Pump

BY BLAIR LAMPE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 4, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / The fuel pump is the heart of the fuel injection system. Without it, fuel won’t leave the tank, and your engine won’t run. Although it’s by no means a regular occurrence, fuel pump failure is not unusual in older vehicles. Unfortunately, ...

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One Man Brake Bleeding Hacks

Brake by Tino Rossini

BY BRYAN WOOD / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 / HAYNES MANUALS / Besides oil changes, brake jobs are one of the other most common jobs of the home DIY mechanic. There are certain aspects of working on the brakes, however, which require bleeding the air out of the system. This typically means you need the help ...

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Kick Off SoCal VW Week in (GFK) Style at Pomona on June 3rd

23 Window VW Bus

The Original German Folks Klub is headlining SoCal VW Week, starting at the June 3rd Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show! That’s right… GFK will be featured on the Main Aisle in our Volkswagen Car Corral.  The Klub will be rolling deep, so get ready to see some of the baddest Bugs, Buses, Notchbacks, ...

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5 Signs You Have a Blown Head Gasket (and How To Prevent It)

Lancia - Blown Head Gasket

BY BRYAN WOOD / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JANUARY 29, 2018 / HAYNES MANUALS / A blown head gasket is bad news. Very bad news. If you think yours is going it requires immediate attention. A head gasket can fail about 7 slightly different ways, which we told you about recently, and all of which are bad news for the engine. If ...

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If Your Engine Oil Turns Black, Don’t Panic

Draining Motor Oil

BY MATTHEW C. KEEGAN / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 6, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Motor oil lubricates the engine and absorbs heat, enabling the engine’s internal parts to work efficiently without overheating. As oil ages, it begins to lose its protective properties and must be changed. When engine oil turns black, however, that doesn’t ...

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Cal-Rods SGV: Featured Car Club Follow-Up

1932 Ford Taillight

If I had to describe my perfect date, I might go with April 15th… because it’s not too hot, not too cold. All you need is a light jacket. Plus, that was when the Cal-Rods Car Club of San Gabriel Valley was featured on the Main Aisle of the Pomona Swap Meet! That’s right, the ...

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Is Your Check Engine Light On? Here Are 5 Common Culprits

Check Engine Light

BY BENJAMIN JEREW / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 8, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / As a driver, there’s no greater frustration than seeing your check engine light on for no obvious reason — or after you’ve already repaired what you thought was the issue. The real problem is that the check engine light is so ...

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How To Test a Car Battery With a Multimeter

Testing Car Battery with Multimeter

BY BRYAN WOOD / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JANUARY 30, 2018 / HAYNES MANUALS / Every car has one, and without it you’d be going nowhere! When you turn the key and hear a click, or nothing at all, here’s a few tests you can do with a simple multimeter. How many volts should a car battery have? A ...

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