The last Custom-Hot Hod Car Show I went to was in 1984 ( Seattle ). Garlits was there signing handouts stood in theHmmmmm Could have been World of Wheels. I just remember it being somewhere in LA. Maybe Convention Center or something like that. Car shows were starting to make a come back then, so early 70's.
line for maybe 10 minutes, got up there and was going to ask him a question. But he looked and seemed really grumpy.
Got the signed handout and hit the road. Still have the handout